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Royal Albert Hall set for graffiti makeover

Published: Friday 24th of April 2009

Graffiti artists are set to take to the Royal Albert Hall this summer, it has been revealed.

The top London attraction will see the artists depicting its history through a series of paintings on its underground floor.

"We're privileged to be working with some truly innovative young street artists to transform one of the largest and yet most unseen spaces in this iconic building," Lucy Noble, the venue's head of programming, told the Daily Mirror.

She says it is one of the most significant projects the hall has seen and will pay tribute to key moments in its history.

Among the artists to be depicted include Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and The Killers.

With the London Pass, tourists can head to the Royal Albert Hall free of charge, saving £8 on the price of an adult ticket.

They will be led around the hall by knowledgeable guides, who will speak about its fascinating history.

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