Jamaica 50

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH AUGUST 2012

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From 25th July until 6th August, The O2 becomes the London home for the Jamaican Olympic team, fans and supporters with Respect Jamaica 50 presenting musicians, comedians, actors and writers from the Carribean island. Celebrating 50 years of independence, Jamaica 50 takes place in various venues within the O2, where the Jamaica Olympic House is located, including IndigO2, Proud2 at The O2 and the British Music Experience where a Bob Marley Exhibition is being displayed until 22nd October (13.75). Highlights of the two-week festival include appearances from legendary ska and reggae singer Jimmy Cliff (56.25 or 111, VIP) who appears on 6th August with Oneness on a bill with Derrick Morgan and Max Romeo, Lee 'Scratch' Perry and 'The Best in Jamaican Comedy' at Proud2 (tickets priced at 30.15). On 29th July, Jamaican Legends Ernest Ranglin (guitar), Tyrone Downie (piano), Sly Dunbar (drums) and Robbie Shakespeare (bass), each well known in their own right, appear on stage together.

About Indigo at The O2

Indigo at The O2 is a smaller live music and comedy venue inside The O2 with a capacity of 2,400. Opened in July 2007 with a memorable performance by Jools Holland, Indigo at The O2 has welcomed the likes of The Eagles, The Who, Prince, Paul Weller and The Feeling, as well as comedians Michael McIntyre and Dylan Moran. More about Indigo at The O2


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Good Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
Royal Victoria Dock, E161FA | 15 minutes from Jamaica 50
Providing work for those who have previously struggled, the Good Hotel has earned its name. The striking hotel, which can be found floating at the historic ... More
Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
Western Gateway, E16 | 17 minutes from Jamaica 50
The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks Docklands
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
Silvertown Way, E16 | 17 minutes from Jamaica 50
The shimmering business parks of the Docklands are a tribute to the spirit of modernity, and this clean, efficient hotel, with air conditioning and Wi-Fi throughout ... More
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The O2 Arena
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
The centrepiece of the redeveloped Millennium Dome is the O2 Arena, the first purpose-built music venue in London. With a capacity of 23,000, it offers the ... More
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Indigo at The O2
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Millennium Way, SE10 | Same location as Jamaica 50
Indigo at The O2 is a smaller live music and comedy venue inside The O2 with a capacity of 2,400. Opened in July 2007 with a ... More
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British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
Stadium 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, ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Jamaica 50
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O2 Walkway: Up At The O2
London > Attractions > Sights
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
Visitors to The O2 can see the famous domed structure from an entirely different angle - from 53-metre high Up At The O2 suspended from The ... More
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NOW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 3 minutes from Jamaica 50
Designed by London Eye artchitects Marks Barfield, NOW Gallery is a gallery in the Greenwich Peninsula intended as a space for a series of commissions, each ... More
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Farmopolis
London > Attractions > Sights
The Jetty at Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 9 minutes from Jamaica 50
Relocating thousands of plants from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Farmopolis creates a beautiful floating garden on The Jetty at Greenwich Peninsula. This creative ... More
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The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 11 minutes from Jamaica 50
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... More
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Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Jamaica 50
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 17 minutes from Jamaica 50
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
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Gaucho - 02
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
Opened in March 2008, Gaucho at the O2 boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all ... More
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Five Guys, The O2
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
The O2, North Greenwich, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
After opening in Covent Garden in summer 2013, Five Guys has opened in numerous locations across London and now it can be found within The O2. ... More
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Caf Rouge - Greenwich O2
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
3.2 & 3.3 Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication , The O2, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Caf Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.9 miles from Jamaica 50
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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English National Ballet
London > Education > Adult Education
41 Hopewell Square City Island, South Kensington, London E14 | 15 minutes from Jamaica 50
The English National Ballet, founded by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin in 1950, moved into its current purpose-built East London home on ... More
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 24 minutes from Jamaica 50
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
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The Tide
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
SE10 | 2 minutes from Jamaica 50
London's latest park is from the designers of New York's High Line and, like that successful urban regeneration project, The Tide follows an ... More
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from Jamaica 50
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
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The best pubs near London Jamaica 50.
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The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 9 minutes from Jamaica 50
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 24 minutes from Jamaica 50
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
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Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 29 minutes from Jamaica 50
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
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Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
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Eighteen Sky Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from Jamaica 50
Boasting spectacular views across the Thames and Canary Wharf, the Eighteen Sky Bar is a sophisticated spot to enjoy ... More
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from Jamaica 50
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 24 minutes from Jamaica 50
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 25 minutes from Jamaica 50
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More

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