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Aberdeen Student Show
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Student Show[1] is a musical and theatrical show, usually with a strong comedy element, staged every year in Aberdeen, Scotland. Its purpose is to raise money for charity, as part of the Aberdeen Students' Charities Campaign.[2] The Student Show has been held annually every year since 1921. From the start it has involved a number of young writers, performers and musicians who have gone on to greater renown in the fields of theatre, media and the arts. It is normally staged in one of Britain's major professional theatres.[3] It usually reflects the distinctive humour, culture and character of people living in North-east Scotland. The Student Show is traditionally performed by students involved in tertiary education in Aberdeen
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Aberdeen Football Club
Aberdeen Football Club (also known as The Dons) is a Scottish professional football club based in Aberdeen, Scotland. They compete in the Scottish Premiership and have never been relegated from the top division of the Scottish football league system since they were promoted in 1905, despite twice finishing within the relegation zone. Aberdeen have won four Scottish league titles, seven Scottish Cups and six Scottish League Cups. They are also the only Scottish team to have won two European trophies, having won the European Cup Winners' Cup and the European Super Cup in 1983. Formed in 1903 as a result of the amalgamation of three clubs from Aberdeen, they rarely challenged for honours until the post war decade, when they won each of the major Scottish trophies under manager Dave Halliday
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Ackworth School
Ackworth School is an independent school located in the village of High Ackworth, near Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England. It is one of eight Quaker Schools in England. The school (or more accurately its Head) is a member of the Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference[1] and SHMIS[2] The Head is Anton Maree, who took over at the beginning of the 2014-2015 academic year.[3] The Deputy Heads are Guy Emmett and Jeffrey Swales. The school has a nursery that takes children aged 2 1/2 to 4, a Junior Department that takes children age 5 to 11, and the Senior School for students aged 11 to 18. The boarding facilities cater for Senior School pupils only. Originally it was a boarding school for Quaker children. Today most of the school's pupils are day pupils
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So Graham Norton
So Graham Norton is a British television chat show hosted by Irish personality Graham Norton. It ran from 3 July 1998 to 1 March 2002.Contents1 Theme 2 Format (timeframe) 3 Guests 4 Recurring themes 5 Episode guide5.1 Series 1 5.2 Series 2 5.3 Series 3 5.4 Series 4 5.5 Series 56 External linksTheme[edit] The show was primarily adult-oriented, with host Graham dishing out many sexual innuendos and stories. A staple of the show, is the beginning of the programme, which involved large amounts of audience participation (named "So . . .", with the blank filled with a different adjective every show). Audience members would usually share embarrassing stories (nearly always of a sexual nature), and Graham would then sometimes use the same audience members for later games, with real prizes
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Scotland
Scotland
Scotland
(/ˈskɒtlənd/; Scots: [ˈskɔtlənd]; Scottish Gaelic: Alba
Alba
[ˈal̪ˠapə] ( listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.[16][17][18] It shares a border with England
England
to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea
North Sea
to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea
Irish Sea
to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands,[19] including the Northern Isles
Northern Isles
and the Hebrides. The Kingdom of Scotland
Kingdom of Scotland
emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages
Early Middle Ages
and continued to exist until 1707
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Torry
Torry
Torry
is an area within the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.Contents1 Setting and historical development 2 Land use and economy 3 Landmarks and historic buildings 4 References 5 External linksSetting and historical development[edit] Torry, lying on the south bank of the River Dee, was once a Royal Burgh in its own right, having been erected a burgh of barony in 1495. It was incorporated into Aberdeen
Aberdeen
in 1891, after the construction of the Victoria Bridge, itself made possible by the 1871 channelling of the River Dee which had previously followed an unstable course to the sea. The channelling also enabled further expansion of the harbour. Torry
Torry
is connected to the north bank of the Dee and the centre of Aberdeen
Aberdeen
by three bridges
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British Broadcasting Company
The British Broadcasting Company Ltd (BBC) was a British commercial company formed on 18 October 1922 by British and American electrical companies doing business in the United Kingdom (and anxious to build sales of their products by ensuring that there were radio broadcasts to which their radio-buying customers could listen) and licensed by the British General Post Office. Its original office was located on the second floor of Magnet House, the GEC buildings in London
London
and consisted of a room and a small antechamber. On 14 December 1922, John Reith was hired to become the Managing Director of the company at that address. The company later moved its offices to the premises of the Marconi Company. The BBC
BBC
as a commercial broadcasting company did not sell air time but it did carry a number of sponsored programmes paid for by British newspapers
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British Association For The Advancement Of Science
The British Science Association
British Science Association
(BSA) is a charity and learned society founded in 1831 to aid in the promotion and development of science.[1] Until 2009 it was known as the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BA).[3]Contents1 History1.1 Foundation 1.2 Electrical standards 1.3 Other2 Perception of science in the UK2.1 British Science Festival 2.2 Science Communication Conference 2.3 British Science Week3 Presidents of the British Science Association 4 List of annual meetings 5 Structure 6 See also 7 References 8 External links8.1 Video clips


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Aberdeen Radio
2BD was a local radio station opened on 10 October 1923 in Aberdeen, Scotland, by the British Broadcasting Company (later to become the British Broadcasting Corporation). Operating from a studio at the rear of a shop belonging to Aberdeen Electrical Engineering at 17 Belmont Street and a transmitter located on the premises of the Aberdeen Steam Laundry Company, the station broadcast on a frequency of 606 kHz (495 m) medium wave.[1]Contents1 Planning 2 Inception 3 Technical data 4 Format 5 Expansion and decline 6 ReferencesPlanning[edit] After being appointed managing director of the BBC in 1922, John Reith instigated a programme of expansion of the radio network in the United Kingdom, increasing the number of local stations from three to twenty in a relatively short period of time
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2BD
2BD was a local radio station opened on 10 October 1923 in Aberdeen, Scotland, by the British Broadcasting Company (later to become the British Broadcasting Corporation). Operating from a studio at the rear of a shop belonging to Aberdeen Electrical Engineering at 17 Belmont Street and a transmitter located on the premises of the Aberdeen Steam Laundry Company, the station broadcast on a frequency of 606 kHz (495 m) medium wave.[1]Contents1 Planning 2 Inception 3 Technical data 4 Format 5 Expansion and decline 6 ReferencesPlanning[edit] After being appointed managing director of the BBC in 1922, John Reith instigated a programme of expansion of the radio network in the United Kingdom, increasing the number of local stations from three to twenty in a relatively short period of time
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Edinburgh University
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
(abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582,[1] is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world
English-speaking world
and one of Scotland's ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city of Edinburgh, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.[5] The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
was ranked 19th in the world by the 2016–17 QS rankings.[6] It is now ranked 23rd in the world according to 2018 QS Rankings.[7] It is ranked as the 6th best university in Europe by the U.S
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Pontefract
Pontefract
Pontefract
is a historic market town in West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road) and the M62 motorway
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BBC Scotland
BBC
BBC
Scotland
Scotland
(Scottish Gaelic: BBC
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Yorkshire
Yorkshire
Yorkshire
(/ˈjɔːrkʃər, -ʃɪər/; abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.[3] Due to its great size in comparison to other English counties, functions have been undertaken over time by its subdivisions, which have also been subject to periodic reform
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Glasgow Academy
The Glasgow
Glasgow
Academy is a coeducational independent day school for pupils aged 3–18 in Glasgow, Scotland. In 2016, it was the third best secondary school in Scotland
Scotland
according to its Higher exam results.[1] Founded in 1845, it is the oldest continuously fully independent school[2] in Glasgow, Scotland.Contents1 History 2 House system 3 Notable alumni 4 Notable alumni of Westbourne School for Girls 5 Bibliography 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] In 1981 the school admitted girl pupils for the first time.[3] In 1991, Glasgow
Glasgow
Academy merged with Westbourne School for Girls,[4] adopting the distinctive purple of its uniform in the school badge and tartan. It is located in the Kelvinbridge
Kelvinbridge
area and has approximately 1350 pupils, split between three preparatory school sites and a senior school
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Haydn
(Franz) Joseph Haydn[n 1] (/ˈhaɪdən/; German: [ˈjoːzɛf ˈhaɪdən] ( listen); 31 March[n 2] 1732 – 31 May 1809) was an Austrian composer of the Classical period. He was instrumental in the development of chamber music such as the piano trio[2] and his contributions to musical form have earned him the epithets "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet".[3] Haydn spent much of his career as a court musician for the wealthy Esterházy
Esterházy
family at their remote estate
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