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Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead

of the North (the largest free standing sculpture in the United Kingdom) is within Gateshead. This puts Gateshead at the forefront of the arts both regionally and nationally.


Shelburne, Nova Scotia

at the same time. They founded Birchtown (Birchtown, Nova Scotia) next to Shelburne and it developed as North America's largest free Black settlement. In the fall of 1783, a second wave of settlers arrived in Shelburne. By 1784, the population of this new community is estimated to have been 17,000, making it the fourth-largest city in North America.


Udon Thani

, Khon Kaen and Ubon Ratchathani, along with many minor towns such as Han Chai Cham Na (Amphoe_Maha_Chana_Chai#History). The current FAI world record for largest free-fall formation is a 400-way, set on February 8, 2006 in Udon Thani, Thailand by World Team. It was held for 4.25 seconds. They used five C-130 Hercules airplanes and exited from


Coahuila y Tejas

, by Erik A. Bruun, 1999, page 268 The city of Houston is named after him. Houston's reputation was honored after his death: posthumous commemoration has included a memorial museum, a U.S. Army base (Fort Sam Houston), a national forest (Sam Houston National Forest), a historical park, a university (Sam Houston State University), and the largest free-standing statue of an American.


City of Sunderland

Olive (Olive (band)), Ruth Ann Boyle, who achieved a UK chart-topper with "You're Not Alone" in May 1997, and has gone on to work with fellow chart-toppers Enigma (Enigma (UK band)); A Tribe of Toffs made number 21 with their cult hit "John Kettley is a Weatherman" in December 1988. On 7 and 8 May 2005, Sunderland played host to BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend concert - the UK's largest free music festival. The event, held at Herrington Herrington


Southend-on-Sea

on the Southend Shakedown Festival events An airshow, dubbed ''Festival of the Air'' in 2009, use to place each May. Starting in 1986 – the first show starred a Concorde flypast whilst on a passenger charter flight – the show was one of Europe's largest free airshows and features high-speed military jets and sports aerobatic displays, which fly over the sea, parallel with the seafront. The RAF Falcons parachute display team and RAF Red Arrows jet aerobatics team were regular visitors to the show. Airshow website (Retrieved 2 June 2009) The show has not been run since 2012 due to lack of sponsorship. Each August Southend Carnival opens along the "Golden Mile" with the lighting of the Southend Illuminations. The Southend-on-Sea Film Festival is an annual event that began in 2009 and is run by The White Bus who are based at TAP, Old Water Works in Southend. Ray Winstone attended the opening night gala in both 2010 and 2011, and has become the Festival Patron. films shown are a combination of world cinema, independent cinema, documentaries, children's films, sing-a-longs, popular classics, and British noir. The Festival usually takes place over 5 days in spring, at the Palace Theatre, Park Inn Palace Hotel, and the Southend Central Museum and Planetarium. Fringe events including musical performances take place at a variety of locations in Southend. Folk Festival is a three-day event each summer in Old Leigh, featuring live music by the sea. Leigh on Sea Fishing Festival is held in Old Leigh and is organised by local fishermen. It provides an opportunity to see the port in action and taste the local catch. Old Leigh Regatta was re-established in the 1970s and takes place every September. '''Southend Victoria''' is one of two major railway stations in the town of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England. The station is the terminus of the Shenfield to Southend Line, which is a branch of the Great Eastern Main Line. Most services operate to and from London Liverpool Street (London Liverpool Street station) and are operated by Greater Anglia.


Waterloo, Ontario

along with free Wi-Fi wireless Internet access the 70+ nodes, making it one of the largest free Wi-Fi networks in the country at the time. '''Bluevale Collegiate Institute''' is a high school in Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. Run by the Waterloo Region District School Board, Bluevale is one of the largest high schools in Waterloo Region with approximately 1,450 students (2009–2010) and teaches academic, applied and open level courses for grades 9-12


Burlington, Ontario

OF BIRTH Burlington (Burlington, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH thumb right upright Ashley MacIsaac (Image:Ashley in Sounds of Music shirt.jpg) wearing a t-shirt with the festival logo on it. '''Sound of Music Festival''' is held annually in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. It is held in mid-June and falls on Father's Day Weekend. Sound of Music Festival is Canada's largest free music festival that spreads along the city's waterfront Spencer Smith


Cheltenham

of a £400,000 project to spruce up the town. * In 2010 Paddy Power, a large Irish betting company, erected a high Hollywood-style sign reading ''Paddy Power'' on Cleeve Hill, in the regency town of Cheltenham, as part of a publicity campaign for Cheltenham Festival. It became the world's largest free-standing sign of its kind.


Porto Alegre

-Maria Verfürth publisher dandc.eu date February 2013 url http: www.dandc.eu en article participatory-budgeting-about-every-voice-being-heard The 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches was held in Porto Alegre in 2006. Since 2000, Porto Alegre also hosts one of the world's largest free software events, called FISL. The city is one of the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, having previously been a venue for the 1950 FIFA World Cup. History


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