ISMIR 2005
6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval

London, UK        11 - 15 September 2005

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Tourist Information

If you are arriving in London before ISMIR 2005, or staying on afterwards, here are a few ideas for things to do...

Events | Museums & Galleries | Walks

Essential Information

See Visit London: Essential Information

Selected Events

BBC Proms
The world's most famous concert series?
15 July - 10 Sept 2005
Royal Albert Hall

Brick Lane Festival
A global mix of music, food, history and culture
Sun 11 Sept 2005, 12 noon - 6pm
Brick Lane

Robert Fowler Quintet
"Tenor sax/clarinet led tender ballads, cool grooves and unstoppable swing"
Thu 15 Sept 2005, 12:30 pm
QEH Foyer

The Thames Nelson Flotilla [2]
Symbolic recreation of Nelson's funeral procession in 1806
Fri 16 Sept, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Greenwich to St Paul's

Improvisations: The Early Music Weekend
Performances by early music ensembles from the UK and abroad
Fri 16 Sept - Sun 18 Sept 2005
Queen Elizabeth Hall & Purcell Room

The Trafalgar Great River Race
Sat 17 Sept 2005 (afternoon)
Along the Thames from Richmond to Greenwich

The Mayor's Thames Festival
A programme of free outdoor events over the weekend
Sat 17 & Sun 18 Sept 2005
Westminster Bridge to Tower Bridge

London Open House Weekend [2]
Explore hundreds of beautiful buildings, many not usually open to the public.
Sat 17 & Sun 18 Sept 2005

Battle of Britain (PG)
Special screening to celebrate the restored William Walton score
Sun 18 Sept 2005, 3:30pm
Barbican Centre

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Museums & Galleries

Been to all the usual London museums and galleries and want to see something different? Try one of these...

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The Tube is great for getting around, but you don't see much! Try these walks:

The conference is also close to Victoria Park

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Tourist Websites

- Visit London
- Time Out London
- London Tourist
- WhatsOnWhen: London
- Economist Cities Guide

Classical music venues

- Royal Festival Hall /
  Queen Elizabeth Hall /
  Purcell Room

- Barbican Centre
- Wigmore Hall
- St John's, Smith Square

London Weather from:

- BBC Weather: London
- Visit London: Weather
- Met Office: South East
- Met Office: Weather Radar
- Metcheck: London

Not forgetting of course:
- The Shipping Forecast



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