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British Music ExperienceStadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, an exhibition dedicated to 60 years of British pop. Open Monday 9th March 2009, the exhibition is apppropriately located in the O2, home to many of London's biggest gigs. If anyone can pull this off it's music impresario Harvey Goldsmith - the man who has worked with all the big names in the music biz including Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Led Zeppelin and the rest. Goldsmith has clearly called in a few favours - you'll find gems like the tassled outfit worn by The Who singer Roger Daltrey at Woodstock alongside Mick Jagger's Ossie Clark-designed 1970s jumpsuit. It's not just about looking at famous rock star gear and guitars. The emphasis is on the interactive experience too. There's a step by step video at the Gibson Interactive Studio so you can play electric and acoustic guitars alongside well known British artists like KT Tunstall, Amy Macdonald and The Magic Numbers. To top it all, there's a full-blown five minute concert to finish, with acts like The Beatles, Oasis and the Sex Pistols projected around the room for the finale.

 

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North Greenwich Tube Station
 
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Maze Hill Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Westcombe Park Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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InterContinental London - The O2
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £111  24% off
1 Waterview Drive, SE10 | 3 minutes from British Music Experience
InterContinental London The O2 is the closest hotel to the domed entertainment venue, making it the ideal spot to stay for those visiting concerts and events. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  42% off
5 Fairmont Avenue, E14 | 9 minutes from British Music Experience
Stylish hotel with a relaxed, boutique atmosphere. Guests enjoy free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices, spacious rooms and a tranquil spa. Riverside restaurant Scoff and Banter ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  37% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 14 minutes from British Music Experience
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as British Music Experience
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British Music Experience, Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as British Music Experience
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British Music Experience, Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as British Music Experience
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
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Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 24 minutes from British Music Experience
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
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