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Issue 75 | 25 March 2002

Look out for our Easter special in the next few days
with details of Holy Week and Easter church services
and a guide to events for children over the Easter
holiday

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* SE1 News and Events

* SE1 news from around the Web

* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ SE1 News and Events ]

LISTED STATUS FOR WATERLOO ARCH
Lambeth Council has welcomed the news that the
Department of Culture has given Waterloo Station's
Victory Arch listed building status.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/168


MAYOR APPROVES FESTIVAL HALL PLANS
Plans for a new retail and office building on the South
Bank were given the go ahead by London Mayor Ken
Livingstone last week.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/167


ROW OVER CITY HALL'S ENVIRONMENTAL CREDENTIALS
The London Assembly's Environment Committee heard last
week that there is still no conclusive proof that City
Hall near Tower Bridge is environmentally excellent.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/166


SE1 SCHOOL TO GO SOLAR-POWERED
An SE1 school will be one of the first in London to get
the solar powered treatment as part of a new initiative
launched by the Elephant Links Partnership.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/169


EASTER GUIDED TOURS AT THE GOLDEN HINDE
Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 March
The Golden Hinde, St. Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral
Street, 020 7403 0123; 11am to 3pm (each tour lasts 30
to 45 minutes); Adults 3; children 2.25 
See the full scale, fully operational reconstruction of
Sir Francis Drake's notorious 16th century warship, The
Golden Hinde. Guided by an actor in period dress you
can find out what life at sea in Francis Drake's time
would have really been like.
http://www.goldenhinde.co.uk


RECENT LOCAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK
Tuesday 26 March
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Hawkstone Hall,
Kennington Road; 1
Various speakers on finds and research. A Southwark &
Lambeth Archaeological Society event.


THE SURGEON, THE CADAVER & THE RESURRECTIONIST
Sunday 31 March
2.30pm at the Old Operating Theatre, 9a St Thomas'
Street; 3.25 (conc 2.25)
An illustrated lecture on the body-snatchers who
procured corpses for medical dissection.
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


BANKSIDE OPEN SPACES TRUST CONFERENCE: A SPACE FOR LIFE
Wednesday 17 April  
1.30-7.45pm at King's College London, Franklin-Wilkins
Building, 150 Stamford Street
In this intensive half- day conference, experts in many
fields of parks management will share their
perspectives on how best to manage parks and open
spaces. Share your opinions with up to 300
practitioners and local people at one of the five
afternoon workshops on Play, Homelessness, Anti-social
Behaviour, Funding or Health. Space is limited so book
early to avoid disappointment. If you would like to
attend please email ieu@kcl.ac.uk stating whether you
will be attending the whole conference or whether you
will be attending from 6pm onwards. Please specify any
special requirements and which workshop you would like
to attend. Alternatively please call Vicky, Adele,
Paul, Anthea or Elly on 020 7261 1009 for a booking
form. There is no charge for the conference and a free
buffet.
http://www.bost.org.uk


APRIL ISSUE OF 'IN SE1'
The April issue of our monthly printed guide to what's
on in SE1 is going to press today, so any last-minute
details of news and events should be emailed to
newsdesk@inse1.co.uk as soon as possible.
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Every week we trawl the web for news stories and
features on SE1 people, places and organisations.

Artist's impression of London Bridge Tower released
http://www.ananova.com/go/549319

Man jailed for Shell Centre & London Eye bomb hoax
http://www.ananova.com/go/551046

The moorings downstream of Tower Bridge (FT.com)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=20

Free fridges for Elephant residents (icSouthLondon)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=21

Tessa Blackstone on Bankside's St Christopher's House
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=19

Chance to see Jude Law for free (Independent)
http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=276039

Borough Market facelift almost complete (icSouthLondon)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=22

Does London really need Renzo Piano's tower? (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=16

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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

- Sunday lunch at the Leathermarket
- Cycle shops in SE1
- Managing agents - recommendations?
- Regulars - and lurkers - what do you think about SE1?
- London Bridge Tower
- Proposed Tabard Square development

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http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
http://www.bfi.org.uk/nft/

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