O2 Academy Islington  

 
 
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O2 Academy IslingtonFrom the outside, the O2 Academy Islington is not the most appealing of the O2 music venues (formerly sponsored by Carling). There are O2 Academy venues everywhere from Birmingham to Brixton and three in London alone  (Islington, Brixton and Shepherd's Bush). The O2 Academy Islington is a shopping centre... is it just us or is there something deeply depressing about going to a live music venue and walking past Mothercare and WH Smith in a strip-lit mall? Somehow it just doesn't seem quite right. Still, the Academy's a decent venue once you're in, with a big capacity, great acoustic and remarkably cheap beer.

 

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SaladSaladThe 90s London band, featuring Marijne van der Vlugt and guitarist Paul Kennedy, perform new and old material.2018-11-14T19:00:00+00002018-11-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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JayKaeJayKaeThe grime artist from Birmingham performs new material.2018-11-15T19:00:00+00002018-11-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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The Middle FloorThe Middle Floor2018-11-15T19:00:00+00002018-11-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Big TobzBig TobzThe artist performs his hip hop, R&B and soul numbers.2018-11-16T18:00:00+00002018-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Dog Fashion DiscoDog Fashion DiscoThe septet from Baltimore performs its own take on the metal genre. Supported by Polkadot Cadaver.2018-11-16T18:30:00+00002018-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Dog Fashion Disco
Tonight AliveTonight AlivePop-rock performed by the Australian five-piece to accompany latest LP, Underworld and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the band.2018-11-17T18:00:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Tonight Alive
Dog Fashion DiscoDog Fashion DiscoThe septet from Baltimore performs its own take on the metal genre. Supported by El Creepo.2018-11-17T18:30:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Dog Fashion Disco
Not Another Indie DiscoNot Another Indie DiscoResident DJs spin 00s, 90s and new indie music.2018-11-17T22:30:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Not Another Indie Disco
Club De FromageClub De FromageResidents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more.2018-11-17T22:30:00+00002018-11-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Club De Fromage
The Dead DaisiesThe Dead DaisiesAustralian-American rock quintet, formed in 2012 in Sydney by David Lowy.2018-11-18T19:00:00+00002018-11-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  21% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  28% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  29% off
Central Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest O2 Academy Islington

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
London > Entertainment >
10-14 White Lion Street, Angel, N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Bringing the fantasies of many ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Salad
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 14th November 2018 - 7pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | Same location as O2 Academy Islington
The 90s London band, featuring Marijne van der Vlugt and guitarist Paul Kennedy, perform new and old material....More
 
 
 
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The Bullet Journal Method: Ryder Carroll In Conversation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 14th November 2018 - 7pm-8pm
O2 Academy Islington, 3 Torrens Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
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TVAM
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 14th November 2018 - 8pm
O2 Academy Islington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Alternative rock originals are performed by the Wigan-based artist, Joe Oxley....More
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
'Loop' is a gorgeous shop to do with all things knit. A huge selection of exquisite yarns from around the world as well as haberdashery, vintage ... More
 
 
 
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Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Before he was a full-time chocolatier, Paul A Young was patissier for Marco Pierre White. The drama and perfectionism demanded by a Michelin-starred restaurant are both ... More
 
 
 
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Tinderbox
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
21 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
N1 Centre, 39 Parkfield Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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Sangria Spanish Tapas Bar
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
88 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 11 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 15 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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O2 Academy Islington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 14 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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O2 Academy Islington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 13 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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The Bullet Journal Method: Ryder Carroll In Conversation
Exhibitions | On 14th November 2018 

Candid Arts Trust 3 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 14th November 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 3 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

Indebted to Chance & The Recruiting Officer
Theatre | Until 1st December 2018 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 4 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

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Live Music At Plaquemine Lock
Concerts | Until 26th December 2018 

Plaquemine Lock 6 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

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TVAM
Concerts | On 14th November 2018 

The Lexington 6 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Alternative rock originals are performed by the Wigan-based artist, Joe Oxley....More

Mark Morris Dance Group & Silkroad Ensemble: Layla And Majnun
Dance | Until 17th November 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

The UK premiere of American choreographer's collaboration with the musical ensemble founded by Yo-Yo Ma and Howard Hodgkin, based on ...More

The Wild Duck
Theatre | Until 1st December 2018 

Almeida Theatre 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke stages a new version of Ibsen's masterpiece about the nature of truth....More

Chris Burden: Measured
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2019 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 11 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Two large-scale installations - 1 Ton Crane Truck (2009) and Porsche with Meteorite (2013)....More

Yayoi Kusama: The Moving Moment When I Went To The Universe
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2018 

Victoria Miro 11 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

A major exhibition of new paintings, flower sculptures, a painted bronze pumpkin, the iconic My Eternal Soul series and a ...More

Heidi Bucher Survey Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 9th December 2018 

Parasol Unit 11 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

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London Welsh Centre
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A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since 1937....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 2nd May 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs old ...More

 
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
Concerts | On 11th December 

The O2 Arena

The Grammy-winning American superstar returns with her best-selling pop and R&B hits in a seasonal ...More

 
Bjorn Again
Bjorn Again
Concerts | From 20th December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Considering they're a satirical parody of a certain successful Swedish pop outfit, Bjorn Again has ...More

 
Madness
Madness
Concerts | On 14th December 

The O2 Arena

Hailing from Camden, the ska septet reigned through the 70s and 80s comes to London. ...More

 
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Tell-Tale Heart
Theatre | From 5th December 

National Theatre: Dorfman

Anthony Neilson directs his own darkly comic and twisted thriller at the National's Dorfman Theatre. ...More

 
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert Adrià
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert Adrià
Dining 

Cakes and Bubbles is an all-dessert restaurant from ...More

 
Google Pixel 3 Presents The Curiosity Rooms
Google Pixel 3 Presents The Curiosity Rooms
Exhibitions | From 15th November 

55 Regent Street

Make your everyday more extraordinary this winter with ...More

 
Fabric NYE
Fabric NYE
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

Fabric Nightclub

For their final night of 2018, fabric invites a host of esteemed party specialists to ...More

 
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of My Memory
Exhibitions | From 23rd January 

Tate Modern

A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional use of colour and his preference to work ...More

London's New Year's Day Parade
London's New Year's Day Parade
Seasonal | On 1st January 

Parliament Square

American cop cars, miniature steamers and drumming bands ...More

 
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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. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

The Catherine Tate Show
The Catherine Tate Show
Comedy | From 7th January 

Wyndham's Theatre

The comedian and actress Catherine Tate brings her critically-acclaimed television show to the West End, ...More

 
January in London 2019
January in London 2019
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Cate Blanchett storms the stage, Catherine Tate arrives in the West End and Cirque ...More

 
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

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