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17th March 1973 Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge

17th March 1969 Fashion designer Alexander McQueen was born in Lewisham, London.go to related location

17th March 1954 Born today: Lesley-Anne Down, London, actress (A Little Night Music, Moonraker)

17th March 1954 Born today: Wally Stocker, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Babys-Missing You)

17th March 1931 Born today: Eunice Gayson, London England, actress (Dr No, From Russia With Love)

17th March 1928 The first James Bond girl, from Dr No, actress Eunice Gayson was born in Croydon.

17th March 1921 Dr Marie Stopes opens Britain's 1st birth control clinic (London)

17th March 1904 The Daily Mirror's Handcuff challenge to Harry Houdini at the Alhambra Theatre.

17th March 1845 Rubber band patented by Stephen Perry of London

17th March 1789 Born today: Edmund Kean, London England, tragic actor (Shylock)

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.

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A Colosseum in Watford

Responsible for the 'Lord of the Rings' soundtracks

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