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Cecil Sharp HouseCecil Sharp House, the purpose-built home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, is an impressive 1930's listed building with three halls and various rooms which can also be hired for private functions. It's conveniently close to Camden Town and within easy walking distance of Regents Park and Primrose Hill. Not surprisingly, given the dance society it permanently houses, there are some fantastic dance floor; all three halls come with sprung floors. The largest, Kennedy Hall, is a good space with plenty of natural light, wood panelling, double storey ceiling and the celebrated Ivon Hitchens mural spanning the 65ft length of the hall. It also houses the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, named in honour of the composer, song collector and President of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Ralph Vaughan Williams, who died in 1958.

 

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Pat Shaw Centenary: Day Of Celebration: ConcertPat Shaw Centenary: Day Of Celebration: ConcertDerek Schofield introduces a host of acts and performers including David Fleming-Williams and friends, Jonathan Cohen conducting and accompanying West London Voices, David Butson and the Papa Stour Sword Dancers.2017-09-24T19:15:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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Belinda Carlisle: Wilder Shores Album LaunchBelinda Carlisle: Wilder Shores Album LaunchBelinda Carlisle celebrates the release of her new album with this one-time event.2017-09-26T19:00:00+01002017-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Travelling With ThomasTravelling With ThomasLaurel Swift and Lizzie Watts showcase their progress so far in producing a musical based on the legend of Thomas the Rhymer.2017-09-26T19:30:00+01002017-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Sharp's Folk ClubSharp's Folk ClubPerformances of folk music, songs and stories.2017-09-26T20:00:00+01002017-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Kissing The ShuttleKissing The Shuttle2017-09-26T09:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Jim CausleyJim CausleyThe singer/accordionist performs a selection of traditional songs from his native Devon and some from his album of self-penned work.2017-09-27T19:30:00+01002017-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Jim Causley
Martin Carthy & Eliza CarthyMartin Carthy & Eliza CarthyFor more than 40 years, Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators. With an MBE and a Lifetime Achievement honour at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to his name, he performs with his daughter, who is also a stalwart of the UK folk scene.2017-09-30T19:30:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Martin Carthy & Eliza Carthy
Sharp's Folk ClubSharp's Folk ClubPerformances of folk music, songs and stories.2017-10-03T20:00:00+01002017-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Sharp's Folk Club
Kings Of The South SeasKings Of The South SeasThe London-based threesome comprising Ben Nicholls, Richard Warren and Evan Jenkins, performs traditional and contemporary folk material.2017-10-04T19:30:00+01002017-10-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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Kings Of The South Seas
Tunes Of The Munster PipersTunes Of The Munster PipersThis performance, using music, spoken word and images, tells the story of Canon James Goodman and the journey of this collection to the 21st century.2017-10-05T19:30:00+01002017-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Camden Town Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
18 minutes walk
 
Park Road NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  33% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Euston Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  34% off
43 Cardington Street, NW1 | 16 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Within three minutes walk of Euston Station, between Regent's Park and the British Museum and close to Kings Cross Station, this modern hotel offers guests a ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £61  36% off
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 18 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Dublin Castle
London > Entertainment > Live Music
94 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Internationally famous music venue and pub offering cheap drinks, dancing and live music from up-and-coming bands. Legendary on the indie scene, the Dublin Castle, thanks to ... More
 
 
 
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The Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The youngest and funkiest of London's live jazz venues is everything a jazz bar should be - small, friendly and in love with music. The live ... More
 
 
 
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
This small Camden venue, known as Dingwalls, has a bar at the back, a stage at the front and room for a couple of hundred people ... More
 
 
 
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Errol Linton Blues Trio
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 7pm
Cecil Sharp House, 106 Parkway, NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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Chasing Ghosts
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 6pm
Cecil Sharp House, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The five-piece perform melancholy rock originals. The Baddest, Serpentyne and Salvation Jayne support....More
 
 
 
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Life Of Agony
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 6pm
Cecil Sharp House, 184 Camden Street, NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The quartet from Brooklyn perform songs from their new album, A Place Where There's No More Pain....More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Cecil Sharp House
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
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ZSL London Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Regent's Park Outer Circle, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
London Zoo in Regent's Park is one of the world's most famous zoos and home to over 12,000 animals. 'Meet the Animals' shows are held daily, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Cecil Sharp House

The best shops and markets near Cecil Sharp House
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
69 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Sugar-coated cupcakes are not just beloved by kids. Co-owners of Primrose Bakery, Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas, have made a business out of supplying delicately decorated ... More
 
 
 
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Melrose and Morgan
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
With the majority of produce sourced from the British Isles, Melrose and Morgan work with producers who use traditional methods of farming, curing, baking or cheese ... More
 
 
 
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KERB Camden Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Market West Yard, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
KERB, the street food specialists who have been bringing first class kerbside eats to Kings Cross, the Gherkin and Paddington, park up permanently in Camden Market ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon Ramsay's The York and Albany
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
127-129 Parkway, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The York and Albany restaurant is acclaimed chef Gordon Ramsay's latest venture. Originally a coaching house in the 1820's, the John Nash building overlooks the historical ... More
 
 
 
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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La Collina
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
17 Princess Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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Education near Cecil Sharp House

Near Cecil Sharp House
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 21 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 22 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Cecil Sharp House gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 9 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
triyoga is considered one of the top yoga centres in London - Sadie Frost and Kate Moss are said to come here - and this Primrose ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Regent's Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital consisting of two circular areas (an Inner and Outer Circle). At one-time ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Park Tennis Centre
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 15 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
This tennis centre, located on the western side of Regent’s Park in the heart of London, is a real gem of a place to dust off ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Cecil Sharp House.
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown & Goose
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
100 Arlington Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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The Lansdowne
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
A lovely place for an informal low-key dinner or a noisy, buzzy meal out, The Lansdowne is well known as a good gastropub in Primrose Hill ... More
 
 
 
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Cecil Sharp House clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
113 Bayham Street, Camden Town, Camden Town, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
In an industrial-style space on Camden Town's Bayham Street, BrewDog Camden is a combination of craft beers, gourmet burgers and pizzas from BBC Masterchef winner Tim ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Cecil Sharp House

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Cecil Sharp House.
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 21 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 21 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
 

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Food For Being Looked At
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Photographers' Gallery 1 minute walk from Cecil Sharp House

A small exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new social appetite for food photography. ...More

 
Gregory Crewdson: Cathedral Of The Pines
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Photographers' Gallery 1 minute walk from Cecil Sharp House

Photographs documenting human relationships in natural environments and small rural towns, exploring notions of connection, separation, intimacy and isolation....More

Indian Treasures
Indian Treasures
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2017 

Getty Images Gallery 2 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

A new exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery, Indian Treasures marks the 70th anniversary of India's independence from Britain. The ...More

 
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Seasonal | Until 30th September 2017 

Sartoria 4 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace is festooned with lemon garlands and lemon trees, bringing a piece of ...More

 
Catfish
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Pizza Express Dean Street 5 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

Four-piece blues ensemble from Sussex featuring guitarist and vocalist Matt Long, drummer Kevin Yates, bassist Dusty Bones and vocalist and ...More

The Matt Project
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Pizza Express Dean Street 5 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

The Italian-based trio comprised of multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Carlo Poddighe, drummer and vocalist Matteo Breoni and the multi-instrumentalist and vocalist ...More

Annie
Annie
Theatre | Until 18th February 2018 

Piccadilly Theatre 5 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

It's a hard-knock life in 1930s New York during the Great Depression in the feel good, Tony Award-winning musical. Based ...More

 
The Ferryman
The Ferryman
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 6 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The ...More

 
Thriller Live
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 1st October 2017 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 6 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
Natalie Williams Soul Family
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Ronnie Scott's 6 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

Jazz and soul from the London-based singer-songwriter and her accompanying musicians....More

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Mercato Metropolitano

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
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Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
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The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop ...More

 
The Dark Room
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Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
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A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
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Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
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DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
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Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
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Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

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Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
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The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
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A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
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