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Neil Frame 07/01/70

A Very Royal Jubilee

Win Tickets To “A Very Royal Jubilee” | Rumpus Volume 10

The long Jubilee weekend, rumours abound, is almost here.


“Whoop” said, you’re not obliged – contrary to what you may have heard – to spend every day of your holidays wrapped in a Union Jack; buying novelty Jubilee “memorabilia”; or sharing tea and scones with neighbours that you don’t particularly like.

There’s another way.

Accept an invitation, for this Friday evening, from The United Kingdom Of Great Creatures And Magical Menageries to attend “A Very Royal Jubilee”.  Go wild, and then enjoy your remaining four days of holiday at a leisurely pace…

This is a Rumpus Party, which is a quick way of saying that you’re going to have a lot of fun.

They combine a mix of live bands and great DJs with alternative shows; off-stage performances; art and visuals.

A little bit like a festival, only indoors and for one night only.

This Friday promises to be no different, including – as it will – court jesters; The Royal Sideshow Circus; a “room full of adventures”; performances from live bands like The Carny Villains and Sanjuro; DJs and, generally, “7 rooms of high-octane, non stop, over-the-top, Grade-A fun”.

Do it: you’re going to have four full days to recover!

But you’ll probably only need two.

NOTE: A Very Royal Jubilee is a minute from Angel tube.  Tickets cost £17 and can be booked in advance or bought on the door.  Fancy dress, though not obligatory, is fun: think Coronation Chicken; birthday cake; monarchs; plebeians; knights and beefeaters….


Enjoy alternative nightlife and quirky events? Check out our guide to the very best of what’s on in London this month.

A Very Royal Jubilee

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