The Queen still intends to lead the annual Remembrance Sunday service if she can

Remembrance Day, which marks the day an armistice agreement was agreed to end World War One, falls on November 11 every year. It's followed by the official commemoration which takes place on the closest Sunday to that date.

The observance of this day, includes wearing a poppy, wreath-laying and a brief period of reflective silence to remember those lost to war.

On Saturday night, prominent royals will attend the Royal British Legion’s Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall. Typically, the Queen will also be present at the key event.

This year due to her health scare last month, the Queen will not be present at Royal Albert Hall on Saturday.

But, she still intends to lead the royal family’s tributes at the Cenotaph on Sunday, in what is expected to be her first public engagement after several weeks of rest on medical advice, reports Roya Nikkhah, Royal Editor at The Times.

The annual Remembrance Sunday service, which takes place at the Mall on November 14, honours all the British and Commonwealth service personnel who have died serving the UK.

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It is special to the monarch whose formative years came during and immediately after World War Two, and it remains "her firm intention to be present," an insider told the Mirror.

Her Majesty, 95, was advised by doctors to rest for at least a fortnight rather than travel.

Several of her engagements, including attending the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, were cancelled after the monarch was asked to only conduct only “light” duties, including virtual meetings rather than in-person engagements.

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Prior to the announcement that she would slowing down on her schedule which for October had initially included at least 16 royal engagements, the Queen was admitted to hospital for preliminary medical checks in her first overnight hospital stay in eight years.

After being discharged, she returned to Windsor but soon flew by helicopter to Sandringham estate on the Norfolk coast for a brief stay as part of her recovery.

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