AN EVENT to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and hosted by TV presenter and comedian, Stephen Mulhern, will be held in June on a former West Fife opencast coal mine.

Taking place on June 18 and 19 at St Ninians, near Kelty, the Platinum Jubilee Youth Spectacular will be held in a newly constructed arena located on the former mine site.

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.

The extravaganza will showcase the extraordinary 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 Chilli Pipers as well as massed pipe and drums from Scottish schools and massed military bands.

The musical skills of the massed army cadet force brass bands will also be on show as well as Highland dancing displays and other dancers.

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

Irene Bissett, 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.”

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