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Issue 68 | 4 February 2002
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* SE1 News and Events

* SE1 news from around the Web

* TicketWatch with First Call Tickets

* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ SE1 News and Events ]

SOUTHWARK REJECTS ELECTED MAYOR
Voters in Thursday's referendum have rejected plans for
a new-style Southwark Council, but only 11.2 per cent
could be bothered to vote.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/139


TWO NEW RIVER SERVICES FOR SE1
Bankside Pier is set to gain two new ferry services
this year.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/140


WOBBLE-FREE BRIDGE TESTED UNDER COVER OF DARKNESS
An extraordinary scene on Wednesday night was the sight
of commuters trailing across the Millennium Bridge.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/137


QUEEN TO MAKE JUBILEE VISITS TO SE1
The Queen is to make at least two official visits to
SE1 as part of her Golden Jubilee tour of Britain. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/136


CANDLELIT CONCERT IN SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Wednesday 6 February at 8pm
A rare opportunity to hear two contrasted settings of
the liturgical mass by Igor Stravinsky and Anton
Bruckner within the magical candlelit interior of
Southwark Cathedral. These choral masterpieces will be
sung by the renowned Philharmonia Chorus conducted by
their Artistic Director Robert Dean. The choir is
accompanied by the Wallace Collection who will also
perform Trisagion (for brass quintet) by John Taverner.
Tickets at £15, £12, £9 & £5 are available from First
Call http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/southwark.php


EURIPIDES' BACCHAE IN THE ORIGINAL GREEK 
Wednesday 6 to Saturday 9 February
Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston Street
Presented by the Department of Classics, King's College
London. 
Details from 020 7848 2399 or email greekplay@kcl.ac.uk
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/phpnews/wmview.php?ArtID=121


WARHOL AT TATE MODERN
Thursday 7 February to Monday 1 April; £10 (conc £8) 
Tate Modern, Bankside
Major retrospective of Warhol's work
http://www.tate.org.uk/warhol/
Amazon.co.uk http://se1direct.co.uk/books/warhol.php


ART MATTERS
Thursday 7 February, 6.30pm; £3 (conc £1)
Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut
This is the title of John Tusa's important book in
which he affirms that art is for everyone. Tonight he
discusses it with Sir John Drummond whose own
autobiography is out in paperback. John Tusa now runs
the Barbican Centre. Drummond has been Controller of
Radio 3, Director of The Proms and Director of the
Edinburgh Festival, and was once described as "the
fastest tongue in the west". Both will discuss exactly
why 'Art Matters'. 
http://www.calderpublications.com
Amazon.co.uk http://se1direct.co.uk/books/tusa.php
Amazon.co.uk http://se1direct.co.uk/books/drummond.php


SERGEI DUKACHEV AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL
Thursday 7 February; 7.30pm; £8
St George's RC Cathedral, Westminster Bridge Road
The Russian concert pianist returns to give another
recital.
http://www.southwark-rc-cathedral.org.uk


TRINITY COLLEGE OF MUSIC SINFONIA
Friday 8 February; 7.30pm; £8 (conc £6) 
St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road
Conductors: Jacques Cohen and Jason Burcham. Momentum
(Mark-Anthony Turnage), Cello Concerto No 1, Op 107
(Shostakovich) & Scheherazade (Rimsky-Korsakov).
http://www.tcm.ac.uk
http://www.stjohnswaterloo.co.uk


THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Sunday 10 February; 6.30pm; £7
St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road
Peter Stark conducts the Ernest Read Symphony
Orchestra. Richard Wagner's Siegfried Idyll,
Mendelssohn's piano concerto in G minor with soloist
Harriet Stubbs and Beethovenıs Symphony No 8.
http://www.erso.org.uk
http://www.stjohnswaterloo.co.uk

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Chemical Brothers: de Niro, Costcutter & Tower Tandoori
http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=117555

Interview with Globe's Mark Rylance about Twelfth Night
http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=117831

West End showcase for SE1's Purdy Hicks Gallery (FT)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?L68825E5

Thousands test 'wobbly' bridge repairs (Ananova)
http://www.ananova.com/go/508745

Local referendums on mayors criticised (Independent)
http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=117803

Raynsford attacks Southwark referendum arrangements
http://makeashorterlink.com/?C4F731E5

Mayor vote rebuff to government (BBC News)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?M20836E5

Peter Preston on why elected mayors have gone wrong
http://makeashorterlink.com/?L65812E5

America Street excavations latest (South London Press)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?J1A721E5

Our part in bid to cut bridge 'wobble' (icTeeside)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?J2B712E5

ITV's Nicholas Owen reports from the Millennium Bridge
http://www.itv.com/news/Correspondent1285545.html

Wobble-free test for wobbly bridge (Evening Standard)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?D51812E5

Volunteers test bridge for wobbles (BBC News Online)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?O12821E5

Richard Eyre to direct world premiere of Van Gogh play
http://www.ananova.com/go/507116

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[ TicketWatch with First Call Tickets ]

The Island by Athol Fugard at the Old Vic
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/island.php

The Wonder of Sex at the National Theatre
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/wonder.php

No Man's Land at the National Theatre
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/nomans.php

South Pacific at the National Theatre
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/southpacific.php

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Some of the topics raised in recent discussions on our
forum at http://London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list.php?f=1

- Video stores in SE1
- Parking in & around Stamford Street
- Mint on Montague @ London Bridge
- Bankside roadworks
- New yoga studio on Bermondsey Street
- Coronet Cinema at the Elephant?
- Elected mayor for Southwark?

Got an opinion you would like to share with the rest of
SE1? Visit http://London-SE1.co.uk/forum/post.php?f=1

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