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Issue 70 | 18 February 2002
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* READER OFFER: 2 courses for £14.95 at Blue Print Cafe

* 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 ]

HOLLICK APPOINTED SOUTH BANK CHAIRMAN
Prominent Labour peer Lord Hollick was today named as
the new chairman of the South Bank Centre.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/152


CATHEDRAL BENEFACTOR DEAD
Garry Weston, inventor of the Wagon Wheel biscuit and a
major Southwark benefactor, has died.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/150


WHEN THE WIND BLOWS AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
A profound sadness prevails in Raymond Briggs' When the
Wind Blows. This poignant and tragic tale shows the
domestic solitude of Jim and Hilda Bloggs eclipsed by
cataclysmic world events. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/151


GOT AN OPINION ABOUT PARKS IN NORTH WEST SOUTHWARK?
Bankside Open Spaces Trust is making a short film about
the parks in North West Southwark. If you have
something good or bad to say about the parks they would
like to film your opinion. The film will be shown at
BOST's conference in April 2002. If you want to get
your views on the parks heard or if you have any
questions, contact Elly, Vicky, Paul or Adele on 020
7261 1009 or email info@bost.org.uk


HANDS-ON HERB GARRET
Tuesday 19 February
2.30pm at the Old Operating Theatre, St Thomas' Street
Explore the herb room of a 19th century hospital and
discover the strange remedies of the past.An hour of
activity - including drawing, pill making, and
poultices - for all the family.
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


BODY & SPIRIT: SOUTH BANK CHRISTIAN STUDIES CENTRE
Tuesday 19 February
6.30pm at St John's Waterloo; £2.50 (£6 for series)
The first of three lectures called 'Body and Spirit:
life in a New Testament Church' by Dr Eddie Adams of
King's College London, exploring the social world and
life of the church in Corinth in the light of his
current research. Refreshments from 6pm.
http://www.southbankchristian.org.uk


PLAYS OF OLWEN WYMARK
Thursday 21 February
6.30pm at Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut; £3 (conc £1)
As one of Britain¹s most innovative playwrights, Olwen
Wymark¹s plays have been compared to those of Beckett,
Pinter and Pirandello. She writes intense psychological
dramas about human relationships and the games we play
in life. Wymark discusses her work and with actor Sean
Barrett reads extracts. 
http://www.calderpublications.com


TAIZÉ VIGIL AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Friday 22 February
8.15pm at Southwark Cathedral
Evening Prayer leading into a Lent Vigil around the
Cross with brothers of the Taizé Community. (Song
practice from 7.30pm.)
http://dswark.org/cathedral/whats_on.htm


RIVER HERITAGE PROJECT LAUNCH
Saturday 23 February
Meet from 2pm on riverside path outside Tate Modern for
Mudlarking sessions on Thames foreshore. The
culmination will be a big exhibition in Docklands this
summer. Supported by Thames 21 and Thames Explorer
Trust. Wear wellies or borrow a pair on site.
Details from Southwark Playhouse 020 7652 2224


WESTMINSTER PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Saturday 23 February
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo; £9 (conc £5)
Jonathan Butcher conducts Elgar/Payne Symphony no.3,
Martinu Oboe Concerto, Finzi Interlude for oboe and
strings and Walton: Hindemith Variations. Solo oboe:
David Cowley. 
http://www.wpo.org.uk


CYCLING TOUR OF LONDON
Sunday 24 February
Meet 11am on the steps in front of the Albert Memorial
opposite the Royal Albert Hall.
A leisurely tour of about 2 hours from Kensington
Gardens to the Tower of London via the South Bank. See
all the famous London sites. Suitable for all ages.
Guides: Hilda Matthews 020 7284 4774, Delianne Forget
020 8767 5372. Please note that for safety reasons, you
must phone to confirm your participation.
http://www.blue-badge.org.uk/ITGD2002-poe.html

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Jude Law on Southwark: "I love this area"
http://guardian.co.uk/g2/story/0,3604,651946,00.html

Millennium Bridge reopening concert
http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=119526

Bowie to curate South Bank Meltdown
http://www.ananova.com/go/517540

Children's theatre comes of age - Unicorn comes to SE1
http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=119645

Robbery theory after woman found in river
http://www.ananova.com/go/518258

The Warholiser
http://tate.cix.co.uk

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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

- New shop @ Borough - Fuse Deli
- Looking for temporary lodgings from May 2002
- How did the Elephant & Castle get its name?
- Golden Hinde for sale?
- Tower Bridge reopens
- Southwark Park Road
- History of Peabody Buildings in Southwark Street
- 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?

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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Check out these websites for full details of what's on:
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http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
http://www.bfi.org.uk/nft/

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