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Showbiz royalty: Queen’s Jubilee to be celebrated in Fife event with Stephen Mulhern

THE QUEEN’S Platinum Jubilee is set to be celebrated in Fife with a youth event based at a former opencast coal mine.

The Platinum Jubilee Youth Spectacular will be held in a newly constructed arena located at the former mine site at St Ninians, near the village of Kelty.

Hosted by TV presenter and comedian Stephen Mulhern, the event will take place across the weekend of 18th-19th June.

Being undertaken by community interest company National Pride UK, which is looking to deliver an eco-therapy wellness and leisure park on the site, it has been organised by the former Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo impresario, Mel Jameson.

TV presenter and comedian Stephen Mulhern.
The event is set to be hosted by TV presenter and comedian Stephen Mulhern.

The extravaganza is aiming to showcase the talents of young people, with performers including The Imps Motorcycle Display Team, the world’s foremost youth motorcycle display team.

The world-famous Red Hot Chili Pipers will also join the fray, alongside massed pipes and drums from Scottish schools as well as massed military bands.

The massed army cadet force brass bands will also feature, with additional Highland dancing displays and other dancers also providing entertainment.

The event will also feature scouts, guides, boys brigade and police cadets

Irene Bisset, Chair of National Pride UK, said: “We are delighted to be hosting this spectacular event to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee.

“It brings together an incredible range of some of Scotland’s top performers in the stunning setting of St Ninians, showcasing the amazing skills of our young people.

“Those attending this extravaganza are in for a real treat.”

Prices range from £6 for children (up to the age of 16) and OAPs (over 65) and £12 for adults.

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