Jubilee Jive Late

With performances, activities, short talks and more, celebrate a Platinum Jubilee Party at the home of Scottish Royalty this summer! Fifties frocks and fashions encouraged.

Jubilee Jive Late

About Jubilee Jive Late

This Platinum Jubilee year, explore the Palace of Holyroodhouse at this exclusive event.

Step back in time to the beginning of Her Majesty The Queen’s reign and explore the music, dance, and fashion of the fifties. With performances, activities, short talks and more, celebrate a Platinum Jubilee Party at the home of Scottish Royalty this summer. Fifties frocks and fashions encouraged.

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