Britain’s Prince Edward and his wife Sophie are visiting Northern Ireland to celebrate Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. The prince will first visit Belfast, where the couple will join members of the public at a 1950s-themed celebration on Royal Avenue in the city. The event is to mark the third day of festivities to mark 70 years since the queen’s reign began. Britain’s Prince Edward and his wife Sophie will be in Belfast on Saturday to celebrate the jubilee (Daniel Leal/PA) The pair are meeting groups of performers, including the Belfast Busking Band, and will hear stories of the city’s diverse communities over the last 70 years, which will be explored through fashion, photography, music and dance. Edward will also meet older members of the local community, brought together by Age Friendly Belfast to share their memories and experiences. Meanwhile, Sophie will join in with special platinum jubilee craft activities, making crowns and corgis with school children, before viewing a showcase of fashion through the ages. People attended a street party on Donegal Pass in Belfast city centre on Friday (Brian Lawless/PA) The couple will also try a local delicacy, the Belfast Bap, and will visit stalls at the Retro Jubilee Market. Before leaving Belfast, the couple will watch a community dance group perform a routine that celebrates the last seven decades. They will then travel to their second engagement in the North on Saturday afternoon.