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Issue 78 | 22 April 2002

Today we're almost back to our normal schedule after a
week's well-earned holiday for the SE1 Direct editorial
team - the next bulletin will reach you Monday morning.

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* SE1 News and Events

* Overheard

* SE1 news from around the Web

* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ SE1 News and Events ]

SVEN LEADS CELEBRITY LAUNCH ON SOUTH BANK
Sven-Goran Eriksson, Gary Lineker and Peter Shilton
were among the celebrities at a launch event for a
mobile phone network on the South Bank last week.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/182


ELEPHANT REGENERATION IN CRISIS
The collapse of the agreement between Southwark Council
and developers SLR has cast doubt on the future of the
Elephant regeneration process.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/180


SIR ELTON TO HEAD UP OLD VIC
Pop legend Sir Elton John has been appointed as
chairman of Waterloo's Old Vic Theatre.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/179


SPACE STATION 3D AT THE IMAX
The plot of Space Station 3D pitched to a movie exec
would go something like this: "Hey, let's film some
guys building a laboratory in outer space, and in 3D."
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/177


BRAMAH TEA & COFFEE MUSEUM
Friday afternoon. Teatime. We sat munching Flap Jacks
and moist carrot cake with a creamy topping
(excellently delicious) whilst talking and drinking in
both fragrant teas and history at the Bramah Tea &
Coffee Museum.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/178


AN HISTORICAL VIEW OF PECKHAM
Tuesday 23 April
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm); 1; Hawkstone Hall,
Kennington Road
A talk by Peter Frost. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.


NEW PROJECTS IN SOUTH BANK AND WATERLOO EXHIBITION
Thursday 25 to Saturday 27 April
Thursday 10am-8pm; Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm; Ground
Floor, The Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse
Street
Over the next couple of months local residents and
employees will have the chance to find out about and
discuss proposals for improvement to the South Bank and
Waterloo area. Organised by South Bank Employers' Group
and the Waterloo Project Board, the Travelling
Exhibition will visit seven locations, displaying
information and illustrations on more than 40 proposed
projects
http://www.southbanklondon.com


LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN OPEN
Saturday 27 April 
2-5.30pm; 3 (OAP 2; child 1); Lambeth Palace Road
The Archbishop of Canterbury's garden, the second
largest in London, has a rare public opening. 
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=38


SPRING PLANTS FAIR AT THE MUSEUM OF GARDEN HISTORY
Sunday 28 April
10.30am-5pm; 2.50; Museum of Garden History, Lambeth
Road
Thousands of plants from nearly 20 specialist
nurseries.
http://www.museumgardenhistory.org


LIVE MUSIC AT SOUTHWARK STATION
Sunday 28 April
10.45am & 2pm; Southwark Station
Musicians from the SE1-based London Sinfonietta will be
giving the world premiere of a new work composed
specially for performance in Southwark Underground
Station. Recorded fragments played over the tannoy
system throughout the day. It's free to anyone with a
valid tube ticket! The event is part of the State of
the Nation weekend at the South Bank Centre
http://www.londonsinfonietta.org.uk/sotn

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[ Overheard ]

Overheard some years ago in a train en route to
Blackfriars, two rather elderly ladies:

'What's that church down there?'
'It's Southwark Cathedral.'
'What idiot built it that close to the railway???'

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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.

Southwark car sharing club featured (Observer)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=41

Green Market opened at Borough Market (My Village)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=39

Plans for former Elephant cinema (icSouthLondon)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=33

Russia to get its own London Eye (Independent)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=35

Clink Prison Museum closure threat (icSouthLondon)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=34

Cathedral School pupils watch QM's funeral (Telegraph)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=37

Giant mosaic of digital photos unveiled at IMAX
http://www.ananova.com/go/563525

Financial crisis for Tate galleries (Independent)
http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=283034

When the wow wears off: Tate Modern (Standard)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=32

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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

- London Bridge Tower: yes or no
- Winchester Palace being covered up?
- Oasis recorded album in SE1
- Wooden flooring
- Computer training in Bermondsey
- NHS dentist in SE1
- Where do I live? Borough, Bermondsey, Walworth, SoBo?
- Anyone know a good band for weddings?
- Elephant re-development up the creek?

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SE1? Visit http://London-SE1.co.uk/forum/post.php?f=1
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events on offer at the South Bank Centre, the Royal
National Theatre and the National Film Theatre that we
do not have the resources to cover in our publications.
Check out these websites for full details of what's on:
http://www.sbc.org.uk
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
http://www.bfi.org.uk/nft/

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