Significant new measures to boost the UK film industry have been announced in the long-awaited report from the BFI’s Commission on UK Independent Film in London today.
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I would love to do a tour like this! I really enjoying focusing on a single topic. Maybe “food” or “music” or “public art”. It helps me to narrow down what I want to see and where I want to go when there are too many choices otherwise. Such a fun way to travel. This would be a spectacular way to visit London!
Visitors to London will invariably notice ceramic blue plaques dotting facades of houses and buildings in honor of famous former residents. There are more than 900 of them around the capital, managed by the English Heritage trust.
Some plaques bear the names of illustrious figures in music, including Chopin, Mozart and Bartok. For a deeper dive into musical history, here are some composers, performers and conductors whose names may be new to you, along with the addresses of their individual plaques.
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