Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater  

 
 
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122 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V 4AB
 
 

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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to its distinctive sloping shape, designed to protect views of St Paul's Cathedral, was the vision of architects, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. The bright colours - the vivid electric mustard yellow steelwork frame and alternating blocks of red and blue glass - are a signature element of their architectural design. The ground level public space, which includes escalators offering direct access into the building itself, is one of the largest reception areas in the City. The glass panoramic lifts are the fastest in Europe, taking just 30 seconds to reach the 45th floor, and the 6,000 people who work in the building can be seen behind the encasing glass from outside. From April 2017, the third floor houses Bob Bob Exchange, a new restaurant from the team who brought us Bob Bob Ricard.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Monument Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
7 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  24% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  23% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 6 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  39% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Sights nearest Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Nearest to Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies can ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it was ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her Majesty ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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William Curley at The Gherkin
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 1st to 21st April 2019
Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater, The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, EC3A | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Master chocolatier William Curley takes over The Gherkin this April with special Easter chocolate masterclasses and a chocolate-inspired tasting menu. Four-times winner of Britain's Best Chocolatier ...More
 
 
 
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Now On
Feaster at New Street Grill
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Apr 2019
Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater, 16a New Street, EC2M | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
New Street Grill presents four days of feasting this Easter with bottomless brunch on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday, and a special bottomless roast dinner ...More
 
 
 
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Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st October 2018 to 31st July 2019 - 10am-5pm
Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 6 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Dabbers Social Bingo
London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 4 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime with a theatrical drinking, dining and entertainment experience. Cups of ... More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

The best shops and markets near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Leadenhall Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cheese at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
4-5 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Dedicated fromageries are rare in London, but with around 100 different British and continental cheeses on offer, they don't come much more dedicated than Cheese at ... More
 
 
 
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Butcher at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
7 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
This excellent butchers within the beautiful Leadenhall Market continues the long tradition at the market where British food has been sold since the 14th century. The ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

What are the best dining options near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater London?
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Bob Bob Cite
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | Same location as Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Known for his glamorous Bob Bob Ricard restaurant in Soho, Leonid Shutov opens a second Bob Bob restaurant in the landmark Cheesegrater building ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caravaggio
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
107 - 112 Leadenhall Street, Bank, City, London EC3A | 1 minute from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Italian cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Benito's Hat
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
107-112 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3A | 1 minute from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Seems Londoners can't get enough of these spiced up fat wraps by Ben Fordham and head chef and ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 16 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

The best pubs near London Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater.
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Swingers
London > Nightlife >
Brown's Buildings, Bury Street, EC3A | 1 minute from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
It started out in 2015 as a pop up in Shoreditch but a year later Swingers gets a permanent bigger and better home at Brown's Buildings, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bedales at Leadenhall
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
55 Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bootlegger
London > Nightlife > Bars
25-26 Lime Street, EC3M | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
Celebrating the glamour of the Prohibition era, The Bootlegger brings alive America's roaring twenties in its retro basement. The extensive drinks menu includes ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater.
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
... More
 
 
 
 

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William Curley at The Gherkin
William Curley at The Gherkin
Foodie Events | Until 21st April 2019 

Helix and Iris 2 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Master chocolatier William Curley takes over The Gherkin this April with special Easter chocolate masterclasses and a chocolate-inspired tasting menu. ...More

 
Feaster at New Street Grill
Feaster at New Street Grill
Foodie Events | Until 22nd April 2019 

New Street Grill 5 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

New Street Grill presents four days of feasting this Easter with bottomless brunch on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday, ...More

 
Is This Tomorrow?
Is This Tomorrow?
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

More than 60 years on from its groundbreaking 1956 exhibition, This is Tomorrow, the Whitechapel Gallery asks, Is This Tomorrow? ...More

 
Easter Architour at St Katharine Docks
Easter Architour at St Katharine Docks
Seasonal | Until 22nd April 2019 

St Katharine Docks 11 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Explore the architectural history of St Katharine Docks, central London's only marina, this Easter on an egg hunt that highlights ...More

 
The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!
Theatre | Until 28th April 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

Two loveable but slightly hapless Polar Bears go on their holidays....More

The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens
The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens
Theatre | Until 28th April 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

An absurdist piece about hope, humour and failure which children aged between six and 10 will enjoy. Welcome to the ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 20th April 2019 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

London may seem like a civilised place (unless you're on a crowded tube in rush hour) but, as Beasts of ...More

 
Livin' Proof
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2019 

Village Underground 13 minutes walk from Leadenhall Building Or The Cheesegrater

A monthly party masterminded by Livin' Proof DJs, hosted by Da Fly Hooligan....More

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Parrillan
Parrillan
Dining 

Outdoor dining doesn't come much better than sitting out on the terrace at Parrillan....More

 
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Dining 

Creating superior Spanish tapas in London since 2007, Barrafina Coal Drops Yard, opened in 2018, ...More

 
Morty & Bob's
Morty & Bob's
Dining 

After the huge success of their first restaurant in Hackney, Morty & Bob's, named after ...More

 
Ballroom London
Ballroom London
Dining 

Italian meatballs are the hero dish in the New York styled Ballroom which comes with ...More

 
Gold
Gold
Dining 

On the site of the Portobello Gold pub, Gold is a neighbourhood restaurant and late-night ...More

 
Suzi Tros
Suzi Tros
Dining 

Greek neighbourhood restaurant Suzi Tros covers the whole of Northern Greek cuisine....More

 
Flamboree
Flamboree
Dining 

Bringing a taste of Alsace to London, Flamboree offers a contemporary spin on this quintessential ...More

 
O ver St James's
O ver St James's
Dining 

Launched in 2016 by Mauro Palomba, 'O ver is a Neapolitan street food restaurant which ...More

 
Hello Darling
Hello Darling
Dining 

A restaurant by 2013 Masterchef winner Natalie Coleman, a botanical bar and theatrical event spaces....More

 
No.5 Social
No.5 Social
Dining 

In spring 2019 Jason Atherton's Little Social, on this Mayfair spot since 2013, closed to ...More

 
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Theatre | From 7th May 

Norman's Coach & Horses

Soho institution Norman's Coach & Horses becomes a theatre in a stand against Fullers by ...More

 
The Comedy Of Errors
Theatre | From 6th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The Lord Chamberlain's Men present Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical play, in which merchants, masters, parents, servants and a long-suffering wife find themselves comically entwined. Staging The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's Globe presents one pair ...More

Pericles
Theatre | From 4th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world in Shakespeare's romance. Shakespeare's Globe presents Pericles as one of a trio of plays exploring the themes of refuge and ...More

The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Theatre | From 17th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's well-known comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, is about Sir John Falstaff setting about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Staged at ...More

Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Concerts | On 14th July 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Ed Sheeran comes to London this July to ...More

 
The May Fair
The May Fair
Kids Events | From 5th May 

Grosvenor Square

Bringing the seaside to London, The May Fair will take over Grosvenor Square for two ...More

 
BBC Music Introducing Live
BBC Music Introducing Live
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Tobacco Dock

Pitched towards anyone aspiring to get into the ...More

 
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
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With four glorious days off work, the ...More

 
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Foodie Events | From 21st April 

The Piano Works

For bottomless brunch with a side of live ...More

 
Kaspar's Easter Sunday Brunch
Kaspar's Easter Sunday Brunch
Foodie Events | On 21st April 

Kaspar's Seafood Bar and Grill

For a sophisticated take on bottomless brunch, try ...More

 
London Events 2019
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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