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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st January 1996 Late 80's pop-dance duo The London Boys were both killed in a car crash in Austria.
21st January 1976 Born today: Emma Lee Bunton, Baby Spice, Finchley London, vocalist (Spice Girls)
21st January 1974 Gold hits record $161.31/silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London
21st January 1970 Panama Boeing 747 1st flight NY-London
21st January 1950 George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46
21st January 1944 447 German bombers attack London
21st January 1929 Robert Sherriff's Journey's End, premieres in London
21st January 1878 Cleopatra's Needle arrives in England at Gravesend, after a journey of 4 months.
21st January 1670 Claude Duval, the Gentleman Highwayman, was hanged at Tyburn.
A fabulous Live Music location
One of London's finest small music venues
Location: Powis Square, W11 2AY
Description: Set in a Grade II-listed building, the 'Tabernacle' was a key venue in the early days of the Carnival and a favourite haunt of the Clash for years.
Recently it has reopened, in nu-Notting Hill style, as a cocktail bar with an incidental programme of implausibly intimate gigs: during November 2009 it will have hosted Corinne Bailey Rae, Take That and Florence + the Machine.
So this is one class place to experience your musical heroes up close and dirty!