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event which combines a market with live cookery demonstrations. The Arts by the Sea Festival is a mix of dance, film, theatre, literature, and music

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atmosphere with a wide range of drinks and cocktails. * Sleep The American travel writer Bill Bryson commented on the amazing number of hotels there seem

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birth_place Boscombe, Bournemouth, England instrument Bass (Bass guitar), double bass, vocals, guitar, Born in Boscombe, Bournemouth, he attended the state grammar school Bournemouth School in Charminster. In 1988 James met future bandmate Graham Coxon at Goldsmiths College, where James studied French. Introductions with Coxon’s old school friend Damon Albarn and Dave Rowntree soon took place; at the time

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by Rare employees Tim Stamper (Tim and Chris Stamper) and Mark Betteridge. Stamper worked on the game's graphics and concepts, while Betteridge worked on the game program itself. Most of the ideas behind the game came from Betteridge, who had challenged himself to get the smallest file size for a NES game possible. According to Rare member Brendan Gunn, Betteridge found out how to develop cheap backgrounds that took up little space. After thinking about what and how to move objects

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village as a seaside resort alongside Bournemouth after the first Boscombe pier was built in 1888. There are numerous architectural styles within Boscombe, the elaborate Victorian style of the Royal Arcade, notable examples of Art Deco such as the Motabitz store in Christchurch Road and the modernist

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working on a sequel. The two developers agreed and commenced production. Wikipedia:Bournemouth Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Dorset Bournemouth Commons:Bournemouth

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unheralded games in the NES library. The retrospective highly praised the its visuals and landscapes, as well as having a "quirky humour" and a "unique charm". It concluded by saying that ''Snake Rattle 'n' Roll'' stands apart from other NES titles, as also did other Rare titles such as ''Cobra Triangle'' and ''R.C. Pro-Am''. ''Wizards & Warriors'' was developed by UK-based video game company Rare Ltd. Rare

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2001) was an English astronomer and mathematician noted primarily for his contribution to the theory of stellar nucleosynthesis and his often controversial stance on other cosmological (Cosmology) and scientific matters—in particular his rejection of the "Big Bang" theory, a term originally coined by him out of ridicule for the main rival of his own theory. Horgan, J. (1995) ''Profile: Fred Hoyle &

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building with extensive playing fields behind the railway works and fronting on Victoria Avenue. Together with Richard Moon, Chairman of the LNWR, he presented, to the Crewe Corporation, on behalf of the railway company, Queen's Park (Queen's Park, Crewe), a large and beautifully landscaped park with attractive entrance gates and lodges (complete with inscribed decoration mentioning both Moon and Webb) and also fronting on Victoria Avenue. "Frank Webb Avenue", a much later Crewe


'''Bournemouth''' World Heritage Site. According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of 183,491 making it the largest settlement in Dorset. With Poole to the west and Christchurch (Christchurch, Dorset) in the east, Bournemouth forms the South East Dorset conurbation, which has a total population of over 400,000.

Before it was founded in 1810 by Lewis Tregonwell, the area was a deserted heathland occasionally visited by fishermen and smugglers. Initially marketed as a health resort, the town received a boost when it appeared in Dr Granville's (Augustus Granville) book, ''The Spas of England''. Bournemouth's growth really accelerated with the arrival of the railway and it became a recognised town in 1870. Historically (Historic counties of England) part of Hampshire, it joined Dorset with the reorganisation of local government in 1974 (Local Government Act 1972). Since 1997, the town has been administered by a unitary authority, giving it autonomy from Dorset County Council although it remains however part of the ceremonial county. The local council is Bournemouth Borough Council.

The town centre has notable Victorian architecture and the spire of St Peter's Church (St Peter's Church, Bournemouth), one of three Grade I listed churches in the borough, is a local landmark. Bournemouth's location has made it a popular destination for tourists, attracting over five million visitors annually with its beaches and popular nightlife. The town is also a regional centre of business, home of the Bournemouth International Centre or BIC, and a financial sector that is worth more than £1,000 million in Gross Value Added.

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