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Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Castle

Jubilee Dinner at the Castle

Thursday 2nd June | 7pm-10pm | £30 per person
Join us at the Castle for a wonderful 2 course dinner celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The evening will begin with a courtyard drinks reception followed by dinner in the Queen Mother room where our museum team will share stories and reflect on the experience of The Black Watch at the time of the coronation. Following the dinner, we will take part in the official jubilee celebrations as communities across the country pay tribute to the Queen and her service.
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Jubilee Street Party at the Castle

Friday 3rd June | 11am-5pm |Adults £15 | Children £10
Bring along your family and friends our Jubilee Street Party for a day full of fun, bunting, entertainment and delicious 50’s inspired street party food.
Enjoy live music throughout the day with the popular singing trio, The McAndrews Sisters, get creative with our jubilee inspired family crafts and join in with our traditional street games. Your ticket also includes your Jubilee lunch, all day entry to the Museum where you can discover the Jubilee trail.

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Help Create our Platinum Path

Paint a Jubilee inspired pebble and our talented gardening team will lay your pebbles into a pretty path in the Castle grounds to commemorate the Queen’s Jubilee. The path will be created during our Jubilee Street Party on 3rd June.
How to get involved:

  • Paint your Jubilee pebble at home and bring along on the day
  • If you can’t make the Street Party but would love your pebble to be included simply hand it into the Castle Gift Shop by Thursday 2nd June
  • We will run a pebble painting session for you to take part in during our Street Party event

Enter Our Cake Decorating Competition

While a Jubilee inspired cake would be wonderful it is not essential to enter. We welcome cakes of all shapes and sizes that show off your individuality and creativity.

Simply bring along your masterpiece on the day of our Jubilee Street Party (3rd June) by 1pm.

Judging will take place in the afternoon.
Happy cake decorating!

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Jubilee Picnic Weekend

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June | 9.30am-4.30pm
Adult £12.50 | Children £10.00
Bring along your garden rugs and enjoy the Castle grounds with a Jubilee inspired picnic lunch as the sound of 50’s music fills the air.

Your great value ticket includes a delicious picnic lunchbox with all day access to the Museum and family crafts.

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Exhibition | The 1953 Coronation Medal - Soldier Stories

Friday 13th May – Friday 30th September | 9.30am-4.30pm
Included in Museum admission
As part of our Platinum Jubilee celebrations, this exhibition highlights some of the 1953 Coronation medals in our collection and explores the stories behind the Black Watch soldiers who were awarded them.

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Jubilee Gallery Trails

Thursday 2nd June – Thursday 30th June | 9.30am-4.30pm
Included in Museum admission

The Great Corgi Escape
The Queen’s corgi’s have escaped and are hiding in the Museum galleries. Can you help us to find them to win a prize?

Kings and Queens
Explore the galleries to discover all the Kings and Queens who have ruled around the globe throughout The Black Watch’s history.

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