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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th April 2004 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) officially opened.go to related location

27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London

27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)

27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London

27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)

27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London

27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens

A Colosseum in Watford



A Colosseum in Watford

Responsible for the 'Lord of the Rings' soundtracks

Location: Rickmansworth Road, WD17 3JN

Description: Since opening in 1994, Watford Colosseum has become the premier multi-purpose venue in Hertfordshire.

The venue has a renowned international reputation due to the fine acoustics within the main auditorium. There are ongoing bookings for classical recordings from companies such as the BBC Concert Orchestra, EMI, Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, BMG, Sony and Philips.

And here's the 'middle earth' thing...The Watford Colosseum was actually used to record the Lord of the Rings soundtracks!

So now you know - there is a 'Tolkien' Colosseum in Watford.

Tagged in this Tour: Music: off the beaten path

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A Colosseum in Watford

Responsible for the 'Lord of the Rings' soundtracks


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