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Issue 69 | 11 February 2002
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[ SE1 News and Events ]

TATE MODERN TO BE PROFILED ON CHANNEL 5
Channel 5 last week announced that it has commissioned
a four-part series about the works on display at
Bankside's Tate Modern gallery.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/14


LOVE SPEAKS LIVE AT THE OLD VIC
Alan Rickman last night headed a star-studded line-up
of British acting talent at the Old Vic in Waterloo to
raise money for RADA.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/148


LAMBETH OFFERS FREE LICENCES FOR JUBILEE PARTIES
Lambeth Council is making it easy for community groups
to organise Golden Jubilee events at the June bank
holiday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/147


MAYORS TO FLY THE LONDON EYE FOR LOCAL CHARITIES
Many of London's 32 borough mayors will step aboard the
London Eye next month dressed in their official regalia
as part of a fundraising event for Lambeth-based
organisations.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/146


ROYAL OAK THROUGH TO AWARDS FINAL
The Royal Oak in Tabard Street has won its way through
to the final of the Evening Standard Pub of the Year
shortlist.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/145


IPC CANTEEN PROTEST
Over 500 South Bank-based IPC staff are protesting at
the pending closure of the in-house canteen.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/143


BOOST FOR CROSS-RIVER TRAM PLANS
Plans for a cross-London tram link to serve SE1 have
been boosted by the results of a consultation exercise.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/141


GRANTS FOR BANKSIDE WINDOW BOXES
Grants of up to 250 are being offered to help Bankside
residents with window boxes and balcony gardens.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/144


WARHOL AT TATE MODERN
Farouk Campbell on the major Andy Warhol retrospective
at Tate Modern.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/142


WHEN THE WIND BLOWS AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Tuesday 12 February to Saturday 9 March 
Mon-Sat 7.30pm; 10 (conc 6; 12-14 Feb and Mon all
seats 5)
Raymond Briggs' adaptation of his poignant and touching
cartoon of Jim and Hilda Bloggs, an everyday couple
holding on to each other in the face of global
disaster.
http://www.southwark-playhouse.co.uk


ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES AT SE1 CHURCHES
- Christ Church Southwark, Blackfriars Road
7pm: Eucharist and imposition of ashes.
http://www.christchurchsouthwark.org.uk
- St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road
12.30pm & 7pm: Holy Communion
http://www.stjohnswaterloo.co.uk
- Southwark Cathedral
12.45pm: Eucharist
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral
- St George's RC Cathedral
7.30am, 12.30pm & 6pm: Mass with imposition of ashes
http://www.southwark-rc-cathedral.org.uk
- St George the Martyr Borough High Street
12.45pm: Holy Communion
http://www.stgeorgethemartyr.co.uk
- St Alphege, Kings Bench Street
7pm: Mass with imposition of ashes
http://www.stgeorgethemartyr.co.uk


POETRY CIRCUS 3 AT THE CALDER BOOKSHOP
Thursday 14 February
6.30pm; 3 (conc 1)
John Cairney and Leonard Fenton conduct a third evening
of poetry and fun. The audience will be invited to
participate in reading and discussing diverse poems
with tonight "an emphasis on love poetry as a mark of
respect for St Valentine".
http://www.calderpublications.com


WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO AND JULIET AT THE IMAX
Thursday 14 February, 8.15pm; Friday 15 February,
9.30pm; Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 8.45pm
A chance to see Baz Lurhmann's acclaimed film in the
high-tech cinema as part of the After Dark series.
http://www.bfi.org.uk/showing/imax/afterdark.html


FEBRUARY FROST FAIR IN BOROUGH MARKET
Friday 15 to Sunday 17 February
Fri 12-6pm; Sat 9am-4pm; Sun 11am-4pm
Festival celebrating winter food and rare breed meat.
Demonstrations & events including spit roasts of wild
boar and beef and sausage linking competition.
Saturday: Slow Food Workshop and Tasting of Rare Breed
Meats. Sunday: Butchery and pie-making demonstrations. 
http://www.boroughmarket.org.uk/fine_food.htm


VICTORIAN SURGERY - OLD OPERATING THEATRE MUSEUM
Saturday 16 February at 2.30pm
"I have broken my arm, I am a dead man!" A
demonstration of the ordeals of surgery without
anaesthesia, when a patient's fate rested on the speed
of the surgeon's knife. A real amputation kit awaits!
How will you survive?
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


LONDON GAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT IN WATERLOO
Sunday 17 February at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Rd
7.30pm; 10 (conc 6) from 020 8341 7049
Conducted by Peter Crockford. Scheherazade
(Rimsky-Korsakov) & Romeo & Juliet Suite  (Prokofiev).
http://www.lgso.ndirect.co.uk

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Film Through Philosophy at Tate Modern (The Observer)
http://observer.co.uk/life/story/0,6903,647777,00.html

Andy Warhol at Tate Modern (The Observer)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?X1A13166

Wobbly no more: the Millennium Bridge (Sunday Times)
http://www.hughpearman.com/articles3/millenium.html

Bouroullec brothers at Design Museum (Evening Standard)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?C1B13266

Tower Bridge's open secret (Evening Standard)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?P4C13166

Brian Sewell on Andy Warhol (Evening Standard)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?P4D11266

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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

- History of Peabody Buildings in Southwark Street
- Tesco in The Cut?
- Strange building at the Elephant & Castle
- Golden Jubilee in SE1
- Where to get a car MOTed in SE1
- Tower Bridge closure - is the work running late?
- Looking for a community choir
- Traffic Jams @ Waterloo every morning?
- Robert de Niro, the Chemical Brothers and Bermondsey
- Ken Livingstone's poster at the Elephant
- Will Bermondsey Antiques Market open on Good Friday?
- New yoga studio on Bermondsey Street

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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