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London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees validated by the University of Kent, as well as classes to everyone from 5-year-old beginners to adult amateurs to some of the world's top professionals in evening classes that are open to the public. One of the country’s top companies, Richard Alston Dance Company, is based at The Place. It also boasts a comfortable, versatile 300-seat theatre with a year-round programme of contemporary dance, the Robin Howard Dance Theatre.


 

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Lost Dog: Juliet And RomeoLost Dog: Juliet And RomeoBen Duke's reimagined version of Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in which the doomed couple survive through into middle age.2019-06-18T19:30:00+01002019-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo
EDGE Dance Company 2019EDGE Dance Company 2019London Contemporary Dance School students perform works by the choreographers Hagit Yakira, Fabio Liberti and Jorge Crecis.2019-06-25T19:30:00+01002019-06-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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EDGE Dance Company 2019
London Contemporary Dance School 2019London Contemporary Dance School 2019A performance by students of student choreography.2019-07-05T19:30:00+01002019-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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London Contemporary Dance School 2019
London Contemporary Dance School 2019London Contemporary Dance School 2019A performance by students of work by Holly Blakey, Samir Kennedy, Eve Stainton and Florence Peake and Marikiscrycrycry.2019-07-09T19:30:00+01002019-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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London Contemporary Dance School 2019
London Contemporary Dance School 2019London Contemporary Dance School 2019A performance by students of a range of student works specially selected for young people.2019-07-10T13:00:00+01002019-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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London Contemporary Dance School 2019
Be A DollBe A DollAlexa Dexa's electroacoustic toy opera that follows a woman struggling with perfectionist and submissive conditioning in a world that commands her to be a doll.2019-08-06T19:00:00+01002019-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Be A Doll
Of Body And GhostOf Body And GhostA dance-theatre-opera collaboration between dance maker Yolande Snaith, composer Kris Apple, writer/dramaturg Roswitha Gerlitz and vocalist Barbara Byers about the experience of aging.2019-08-06T20:15:00+01002019-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
Of Body And Ghost
RobeRobeA posthuman fantasia about cartography, cyberpunk and the A.I. singularity featuring high fashion, contemporary dance and musical virtuosity - from the team that created the award-nominated WEAR.2019-08-06T21:20:00+01002019-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Robe
Growth Of The SilkGrowth Of The SilkWilliam Hearne's original fairy tale about a girl's misguided wish for long lustrous hair which leaves her crushed under the weight of the unstoppable growth.2019-08-07T19:00:00+01002019-08-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
Growth Of The Silk
The Bridge Of MagpiesThe Bridge Of MagpiesSister Sarah Productions Ltd present Li Huan's cross-cultural performance based on the traditional Chinese story of a star-weaving goddess whose curiosity about life below draws her.2019-08-07T20:20:00+01002019-08-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
The Bridge Of Magpies
 

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Euston Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £110  40% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  25% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.1 miles from The Place
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes from The Place
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 18 minutes from The Place
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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Education near The Place

Near The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from The Place
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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ZEE JLF
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 15th June 2019 at 9.30am-5.30pm & Sunday 16th June 2019 at 10.15am-5.30pm
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
The New Londoners
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd March to 7th July 2019
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British photographer Chris Steele-Perkins has created portraits ...More
 
 
 
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Imaginary Cities
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April to 14th July 2019
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
Welcoming you to the British Library from 5th April 2019, Imaginary Cities is a free display which fills the Entrance Hall Gallery with a 3D virtual ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Place
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Place
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Place
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Place

The best shops and markets near The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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The Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from The Place
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The Place
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Place

The best pubs near London The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
George's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Following a major redesign, the bar within The Gilbert Scott restaurant reopened as George's Bar in early 2018. Marcus Wareing's latest tribute to the building's original ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anthracite
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, Pancras Road, N1C | 6 minutes from The Place
Bringing a touch of glamour to King's Cross, Anthracite is a sophisticated martini lounge with breathtaking views of George Gilbert ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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ZEE JLF
Exhibitions | Until 16th June 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Writing: Making Your Mark
Writing: Making Your Mark
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

"Writing is so much more than words on the page - it is how we communicate across time and space" ...More

 
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

A Leonardo da Vinci notebook, the Codex Leicester, goes on display in Britain for the first time since it was ...More

 
The New Londoners
The New Londoners
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British ...More

 
Imaginary Cities
Imaginary Cities
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Welcoming you to the British Library from 5th April 2019, Imaginary Cities is a free display which fills the Entrance ...More

 
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

Mind games and masters of deception, the secret world of magicians is revealed at Smoke and Mirrors, a free exhibition ...More

 
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

 
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
Nicola Bealing: A New Song (To An Old Tune)
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

The Cornish artist uses both print and painting to evoke 18th-century broadside ballads, complementing the main exhibition Hogarth & The ...More

Women Of Note
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

Portraits from the Gerald Coke Handel Collection of female singers, who inspired Handel to compose his music....More

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Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th July 

Madame Tussauds

Gear up for the London Pride Parade with ...More

 
e&o Chelsea
e&o Chelsea
Dining 

On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Comedy | On 3rd May 

London Palladium

Known for his improvisational comedy and random musings, Ross Noble returns to London with his ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Dining 

Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

Brown Hart Gardens

The elevated terrace of Brown Hart Gardens, hidden ...More

 
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Exhibitions | From 3rd October 

Somerset House

Somerset House puts the focus on contemporary artist ...More

 
24/7
24/7
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Somerset House

Every 12 minutes. That is the amount of time, on average, people in the UK ...More

 
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

Saatchi Gallery

More than 150 original artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb ...More

 
Twirlywoos Live
Theatre | From 3rd August 

Underbelly Festival

A show for young audiences....More

RIBA
Attractions 

The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar....More

The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | From 25th September 

Science Museum

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | From 19th June 

Science Museum

With continuous development of new technology, the concept ...More

 
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Putting the first-ever production car and an autonomous ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

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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Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
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With the arrival of more skyscrapers comes the ...More

 
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Best Rooftop Bars in London
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Sundown over the city skyline is best enjoyed ...More

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

 
 
 
 
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