In Memoria

Condolence books and online condolences

A Condolence book is situated in St Kentigerns Church, Caldbeck and the church will be open from 8am to 7pm daily.

There are others situated around the county in key community buildings a full list of locations is available via the Cumbria County Council website

Condolence books will be closed at the end of the day following the state funeral (Tuesday 20th September) and then delivered to the Cumbria Archives.

You can also send a message of condolence online at 

National minutes silence

The will be a national minutes silence in memory of the Queen at 8pm on Sunday 18th September.


A live screening of the State Funeral will be shown on a big screen in Carlisle’s Bitts Park on Monday 19 September. You can find further information on the council’s website.