Chris goes to Liverpool University to study architecture. During 1981 -1982 he spends a year gaining practical experience in a London architectural practice, designing a staircase in an industrial development in Milton Keynes. "It's not a remarkable staircase", he comments when visiting it in 1988, "It's just a functional staircase".
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The Pet Shop Boys announce that they will donate their performance fees from the preceding summer's Roskilde Festival to charity, including efforts to improve public safety at music festivals.
The Boys perform in Birmingham, U.K.