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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th June 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
24th June 1942 Born today: Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
24th June 1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London
24th June 1509 The Coronation of Henry VIII in Westminster Abbey.
This old hotel is a historic music venue with great clock!
Location: Atlantic Road, Brixton, sw9
Description: This is the old Railway Hotel for obvious reasons, hence the clocktower can be seen from all the trains approaching and departing Brixton station.
It was renamed Brady's Bar in the 1990s, and continued a long history of cutting edge music gigs from the likes of Jimi Hendrix.
The film 'Rude Boy' by the Clash features scenes shot in the Railway Hotel.