One minute national silence to mark the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh


National silence to take place on Saturday 17th April.

To mark the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on 9th April 2021, there will be a national one minute silence at 15:00 on Saturday 17th April.

This silence will be observed in all UK government buildings. Devolved administrations will issue instructions in their estates and others as necessary.

Local authorities, other bodies and individuals may choose to join in observing this silence to pay our respects to His Royal Highness.

Further information can be found on:

Photo: Royal Air Force Crown Copyright 2021.


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