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2005 Event Guide
Information about forthcoming events in London during 2005.

Includes sporting events, concerts and exhibitions.

29th August 2005
Notting Hill carnival

12th November 2005
Lord Mayor's Show

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Parks in London

The parks in London are beautiful and breathtaking, some say they are among the most spectacular parks in the world.
It is hard to believe that parks and open space account for nearly 30% of the area in London.

London Park Guide

Nightlife In London
The nightlife scene in London is amongst the best in Europe. Many of the city's clubs have late licences and play host to some of the best new DJ's in the world. You'll be spoilt for choice by the varied range of music and venues on offer. Whatever your musical tastes, be it trance, garage, techno, indie, R'n'B or good old fashioned 70s/80s nostalgia, it's easy to find a venue in which serious fun can be had...

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Ministry of Sound
103 Gaunt Street, SE1 6DP
Tel: 020 7378 6528
This self-styled home of trance and house still ranks as one of London's best (and most hedonistic) populist clubs.
Nearest Tube Station: Elephant and Castle

77a Charterhouse Street, EC1M 3HN
Tel: 020 7490 0444
Situated in trendy Clarkenwell with over 24,000 sq.ft of club space, including 3 dancefloors, there's plenty to keep even the most occasional clubber entertained. Advisable to get there early on a Friday and Saturday night to avoid the large queues. Fun all the way with 24 hour non-stop music
Nearest Tube Station: Farringdon

The Borderline
Orange Yard, Manette Street, W1D 4JB
Tel: 020 7734 2095
On any night of the week you will find the best artists from all over the world playing on stage, from country thru to metal and beyond. With a capacity of only 275 it has built a huge reputation and is probably the most important small venue in London. Oasis, Pearl Jam, REM, Crowded House, Bryan Adams and Sheryl Crow are among the artists who have played here.
Nearest Tube Station: Tottenham Court Road

The Gardening Club
4 The Piazza, Covent Garden, WC2E 8HA
Tel: 020 7257 8613
The Gardening Club has been at the forefront of the London club scene for the last 12 years, & continues to go from strength to strength. Fully air conditioned, The Gardening Club has a relaxed ambience with plenty of comfortable leather sofas, soft lighting and a friendly door policy with a relaxed dress code.
Nearest Tube Station: Covent Garden

Plastic People
147-149 Curtain Road, EC2A 3QE
Tel: 020 7739 6471
Drawing in bar/club goers from the surrounding Hoxton/Shoreditch area, Plastic serves up mainly jazz-funk/hip-hop beats from a variety of well-known guest DJs including Gilles Peterson and Alex Jazzanova.
Now relocated to the East End from its former home on Oxford Street.
Open till 3.30am
Nearest Tube Station: Old Street

Featured London Club

Café de Paris

3 Coventry Street, W1V 7FL
Tel: 020 7734 7700
Café De Paris is all about dazzling glamour and opulence. Holding 715 people, the venue contains three separate bars in addition to the mezzanine and main dance floor—the Red Bar, the Blue Bar and the Fantasy Rooms (VIP area).The musical output varies depending on the night but Café pioneers the concept of a credible commercial music policy—from disco house to funk to hip hop to big beat.
Nearest Tube Station: Leicester Square or Piccadilly Circus

Night Clubs in London

Swiss Centre,
10 Wardour Street

Tel: 020 7287 1010

Studio 33
101 Tinworth Street
SE11 5EQ

Tel: 020 7820 8833

Rock Garden
6-7 The Piazza,
Covent Garden

Tel: 020 7702 2006

The Fox Tavern
Uxbridge Road
W7 3ST

Tel: 020 7436 2070

145 S Horeditch High Street
E1 6JE

Tel: 020 7739 6412

256-260 Old Street

Tel: 020 7251 6136

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