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Kensington Palace Summer Ball: Moonlight and Stars Bright
Kensington Palace Summer Ball: Moonlight and Stars Bright

Kensington Palace presents the 2013 Summer Ball: Moonlight and Stars Bright

Come join us on Friday 12 July 2013, when we will be celebratniig an evening will dedicated to vintage glamour inspired by the star-studded parties of the palace’s past.

The evening is part of the Palace’s ongoing programme for the new exhibition Fashion Rules.

Doors open at 20.00, with the evening’s entertainment including:

Little Violet, a sprinkle of swing, catchy melodies, a cheeky bass line, bouncy beats and a lot of style from the new Electro Swing sensation.

The Tootsie Rollers
A fusion of glamorous, golden-era classics sprinkled with contemporary magic from these six perfect pin-ups!

The Inteli-Gents, vocal harmony & Doo Wop with swingin’ jivin’ Big Beat rhythms - these dapper chaps will leave your feet sore and your ears smiling!

Marawa’s Majorettes, super-fun hoola hoop troupe and a powerhouse group of pals, fresh from the 2012 London Olympic torch relay and supporting Kate Nash on her recent album launch

Other music and frivolity planned:

A DJ set from Gabby Young and other Animals
Ms Chameleon’s Mechanical Melodies: old school shellac on a gramophone
A DJ set from Kate Hutchinson

Whiskey cocktail making classes for chaps, with award-winning UK mixologist Merlin Griffiths
Fashion Rules on Paper: live iPad fashion illustration with David Poole
Corsages from the Flower Appreciation Society
Etiquette tips from the Mistress of Manners of MIEN Magazine’s Modern Day Charm School and party tales on the palace lawn with Alice Gabb
Photo opportunities for starlets and leading men
A range of 50s inspired food and drink
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Tickets and dress code

Limited tickets available, advance booking strongly recommended. Tickets: £28.00 (Over 18s only)

Dress code: 1950s glamour/palace chic, best frocks and sharpest suits, early Beatles vs Stones. Prizes for best dressed guests. Don’t be a goofball.

Doors open at 20.00, carriages at 00.30

Produced and styled by Katie Antoniou ; Illustration by Faye West

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