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Sherlock Holmes Society of London: A Capital Jubiliation! Thursday 19 May to Sunday 22 May 2011
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The Sherlock Holmes Society of London is putting on a weekend of Sherlockian events in London in celebration of the Society's 60th anniversary.

I am going to the following events:

Tea on the Terrace of the House of Lords - 19 May 2011
Annual General Meeting - 19 May 2011
Diamond Jubilee Dinner - 20 May 2011
Jubilee Sunday Trip - 22 May 2011

For further details follow the link:
http://www.sherlock-holmes.org.uk/events.php

It is the first time I will be going to any of the Society's events and I literally cannot wait!

The Best of the Sherlock Holmes Journal: Volume Two
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Cut and pasted from the Society's website:

"The Society is delighted to announce the publication of the long-awaited second volume of The Best of 'The Sherlock Holmes Journal', to be launched at the Society's AGM on 19th May. This is a great volume for those new to the study of Sherlock Holmes looking to read some great writing on the subject as well as a must have for all Holmesian scholars."

Follow the link for more details:
http://www.sherlock-holmes.org.uk/shop_item.php?item_id=28

Today is Worldwide Undershaw Preservation Day - Saturday 14 May 2011
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Follow the link:
http://www.saveundershaw.com/2011/04/worldwide-undershaw-preservation-day-saturday-14th-may-2011/

BBC News

Campaign against development of Conan Doyle's Undershaw
Opponents of the conversion of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's former Surrey home are drawing on Sherlock Holmes' famous hat to highlight their campaign.

Follow the link for more details:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-13351640

Third Star Countdown begins
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Third Star is out in UK cinemas next Friday.



Photo credit: http://www.benedictcumberbatch.co.uk/third-star-photos/

Cut and pasted from the Third Star website:
Third Star, Edinburgh Film Festival’s Closing Night Film of 2010, gears up for its UK theatrical release. On 20 May 2011 a tour de force of hot young British talent (Tom Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Feild and Adam Robertson) hits the UK cinemas in an unforgettable road trip adventure.

Follow the link for more details and to see the trailer:
http://thirdstarfilm.com/

Go Benedict!