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Posted: 11 May 08, 11:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I am going to London in the last week of june for 7 days. Could you give some tips what queen related places to visit ( or unrelated ), and of course which record stores to visit :)

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Posted: 11 May 08, 12:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen related places?
Well there's Freddie's house and WWRY at the London Dominion theatre (can't miss it - the huge Freddie satute outside... The one I wanted to get a picture of but could cos it was pissing down with rain...)
Uhhh... Not sure where else. Have to ask someone who lives there.
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Posted: 11 May 08, 13:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Talk a walk along the Thames. There are so many things there to be seen.

And SOHO! :D


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Posted: 11 May 08, 14:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm going to monitor this thread, I still haven't made up my mind if I should even be going!


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Posted: 11 May 08, 20:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

London's magical. Just pick anywhere. Except possibly exclude Shoreditch, you WILL get raped whether you are male or female. Unless of course, this is what you want, in which case, Shoreditch is your first port of call.

Queen stuff... There's obviously Garden Lodge, which is really easy to find from Earl's Court tube station. Although it always seems a bit weird because you get there... and it's there, as you expected, and it's sort of "Okay, now what?"

As for buying Queen stuff, I find there's a really good street just off Oxford Street called Berwick Street which has lot's of old record shops (I think a few have closed down now though) You can occasionally find something worth buying. There's also a really great store called "Sister Ray" which has all sorts of old and rare Queen vinyl’s and such, however, they know their stuff, so don't expect any bargains. (Also, I think Berwick street leads to Soho, should you want to visit it as Rick suggested... Slightly questionable area though, again with possibility of rape, especially that of the bum bum.)

And just generally, the best place to get drunk in London, is Camden Town, a couple of stops on the Northern line and you've entered another world of utter bizarrity. Loads and loads of different bars, clubs and pubs with different types of music, many interesting people, although I should warn you, there is a 90% chance of bumping into Amy Winehouse, or more likely her bumping into you, she's off her head. (also, the 90% chance increases as you get closer to the pub called The Hawley Arms, the celebrity 'hang out', you will know it when you see it because it got burnt down.)

So yeah, basically, get yourself an oyster card, put some cash on it, and head somewhere that sounds interesting.

I hope you find my rape risk assessments helpful.

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Posted: 12 May 08, 04:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Haha very true.

Maybe it's better to visit Soho during daylight :-P

Just avoid any suspicious looking streets...

We were walking with the three of us in quite a small street (during nighttime) when we suddenly heard a voice saying: "Hello darlings, would you come and join us?"

That's what I call a confirmation that we were in the wrong place :-P

Oh and visit the London Dungeon. I loved it! It's about 20 pounds for one ticket, but it's really worth it!


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Posted: 12 May 08, 04:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Rick wrote:

Oh and visit the London Dungeon. I loved it! It's about 20 pounds for one ticket, but it's really worth it!


I went there a month ago with my best friend! It wasn't my first time, but it had changed a lot since I last went there. :D



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Posted: 12 May 08, 05:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

yep,visit the London Dungeon at london bridge station.
was the guide still doing his Bono/mephisto routine?
theres also the london eye,tower of london,houses of parliament all near each other.
british museum [for the egyptian/greek stuff],the natural history museum [for the dinosaurs],the science museum [next door to the natural history museum]
or if you want something a bit different,take a boat trip down river from London Bridge [visit HMS Belfast while there] to Richmond and Hampton Court Palace and visit Henry 8th's home.
theres a lot of old curiousity type shops off Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road,but dont go too far of the beaten track as you will get lost in a heartbeat.

for Freya and Jessie: i hope we bump into Amy in August when im there,ive been wanting to split her whiskers for ages ;-]


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Posted: 12 May 08, 07:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

its_a_hard_life wrote:

Rick wrote:

Oh and visit the London Dungeon. I loved it! It's about 20 pounds for one ticket, but it's really worth it!


I went there a month ago with my best friend! It wasn't my first time, but it had changed a lot since I last went there. :D



Nice! Well, we went with our excursion group (seven Dutchies in total). We were put with some French youngsters. The frustrating thing was: their English was bad... really bad! So they kind of ruined it for us and the actors there. As for many things they ask volunteers or they just pick someone from the crowd.


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Posted: 12 May 08, 19:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Go to Freddie's Old place and put your signature on the door at at gardon lodge. Watch how many fuck wits you will upset here who act like they know him and or ever better act as if they know Mary and whilst having a cup of tea with her she said she cant stand the graffiti.


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Posted: 13 May 08, 09:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There is a superb pub around the corner from Freddies house called the Kensington Arms, just off Kensington High Street. Great food, welcoming and cheap beer! Oh, and a pool table.


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Posted: 13 May 08, 21:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I've always wanted to go to London.


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Posted: 14 May 08, 00:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

sorry that i wasn´t clear
i didn´t mean things like stalkin garden lodge and stuff like that
i meant more like places with queen material
sorry again

and thanks for all replays, you´ve been helpful


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Posted: 14 May 08, 04:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Look up

http://www.queenconcerts.com/london.html

for Queen related places like studios, venues etc. To buy Queen records London is probably not a better place than any other city. It's more likely to find a rare vinyl record in a small town store than in London where thousands of tourists are on the hunt each day.


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Posted: 14 May 08, 04:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

YourValentine wrote:

Look up

http://www.queenconcerts.com/london.html

for Queen related places like studios, venues etc. To buy Queen records London is probably not a better place than any other city. It's more likely to find a rare vinyl record in a small town store than in London where thousands of tourists are on the hunt each day.


agreed
i found more Queen related rarities in a back street shop in Penzance than i ever did in London


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Posted: 14 May 08, 07:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm going to London this summer probably, on few days with my friend :9


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I'm going to London this summer probably, on few days with my friend :9


Are you serious!?!?!

OH MY GOD. :D

COME SEE ME!!!!!!!

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Posted: 14 May 08, 10:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

its_a_hard_life wrote:

Ms. Rebel wrote:

I'm going to London this summer probably, on few days with my friend :9


Are you serious!?!?!

OH MY GOD. :D

COME SEE ME!!!!!!!


Me serious. You'll hear us when we arrive my friend, whole London will ;9


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Posted: 14 May 08, 10:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ms. Rebel wrote:

its_a_hard_life wrote:

Ms. Rebel wrote:

I'm going to London this summer probably, on few days with my friend :9


Are you serious!?!?!

OH MY GOD. :D

COME SEE ME!!!!!!!


Me serious. You'll hear us when we arrive my friend, whole London will ;9


oh let it be august 10th lol
i dont think London would cope with us all there at the same time ;-]


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Posted: 14 May 08, 10:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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I'm going to London this summer probably, on few days with my friend :9


so there will be more of us from croatia in london this summer
when are you going?


She was my lover

It was a shame that she died

But the constitution´s right on my side

Cos I cought my lover in my neighbours bed

I got retribution, filled´em full of lead