Donald Trump Inauguration: UK Times And Schedule Of Events

Here's how it's all going to unfold.

20/01/2017 11:29 GMT | Updated 20/01/2017 11:49 GMT

On Friday, real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

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Donald Trump with his wife Melania at the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday 

Here is a (GMT) timeline of the day’s events:  


1.30pm Donald and Melania Trump attend service at St. John’s Church.

2:40pm: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome the Trumps to the White House.

2.45pm: Obamas host a coffee and tea reception for the Trumps.

3.30pm: Trumps, Obamas leave White House for US Capitol.


4.16pm: Sen. Roy Blunt, Inaugural Committee chairman, delivers opening remarks.

4.21pm: Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan, Rev. Dr. Samuel Rodriguez and Pastor Paula White-Cain deliver invocations.

4.30pm: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer delivers remarks.

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Outgoing: Barack Obama 

4.35pm: Vice Presidential oath is administered by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.

4.47pm: Presidential oath is administered by Chief Justice John Roberts.

4.51pm: President Donald Trump delivers inaugural address.

5.12pm: Rabbi Marvin Hier, Rev. Franklin Graham and Bishop Wayne T Jackson deliver benedictions.

5.18pm Jackie Evancho performs the National Anthem.


5.30pm: Obama departs by helicopter from East Front.

5.54pm: President’s Room signing ceremony.

6.08pm: Luncheon.

7.35pm Review of the troops.

8pm: Parade from the Capitol to the White House.

12am: Inaugural balls get underway.