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The World Memory Championships returns to its London roots this year, after a two year stay in China. The sport was founded in London by Raymond Keene OBE and Tony Buzan back in 1991 and it is welcomed back to the city in a bid to promote the benefits of memory training to a new young generation. Some of the world's most impressive memory competitors will come together at the Lilian Baylis Technology School in Kennington for what promises to be a show to remember, quite literally.

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About Lilian Baylis Technology School

The Lilian Baylis Technology School is a secondary school in Kennington, it also has a sixth form which opened in 2012. More about Lilian Baylis Technology School


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Vauxhall Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Oval Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
Vauxhall Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 7 minutes from World Memory Championships
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12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 19 minutes from World Memory Championships
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Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 9 minutes from World Memory Championships
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London > Business > Venue Hire
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