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Issue 85 | 11 June 2002

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* What's on this week
* PROMOTION: Fathers' Day with Lastminute.com
* SE1 news from London-SE1.co.uk
* PROMOTION: Order a takeaway with Lastminute.com
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

PLEASURES OF THE SOUTH BANK
Thursday 13 June
Meet 6.45pm at Morley College, 52 Westminster Bridge
Road; 5
Morley-based historian Brian Bloice leads a two hour
walk around the area.


GRAND OPEN DAY AT ST GEORGE-THE-MARTYR, BOROUGH HIGH ST
Saturday 15 June
10.30am-4pm at St George-the-Martyr, Borough High
Street; free
Stalls, displays from local groups, music, tombola,
refreshments, books and old London prints. Also a
chance to look around the famous 'Little Dorrit Church'
which is in need of major restoration including a new
ceiling. This is one of the first to be dedicated to
England's patron saint. 
http://www.stgeorgethemartyr.co.uk


CELEBRATING SANCTUARY: COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Sunday 16 June
2-7pm in Bernie Spain Gardens (between the Oxo Tower
and Gabriel's Wharf); free
Afternoon of music, dance and children's activities by
artists from refugee communities.Food, drink and craft
stalls. Part of the Coin Street Festival and presented
in association with the Refugee Council, London Arts
and Radio 3. 
http://www.refugeeweek.org.uk

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Fathers' Day gift ideas from lastminute.com
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[ SE1 News from London-SE1.co.uk]

NEWS: ELEPHANT CRISIS CONTINUES
Southwark Council has terminated its funding agreement
with the Elephant Links Community Forum relating to the
Single Regeneration Budget (SRB).
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/220


NEWS: ELEPHANT SOLD FOR 29 MILLION
Amid an uncertain future for the proposed major
redevelopment of the area, UK Land plc has sold the
Elephant & Castle shopping centre for 29 million.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/219


NEWS: QUEEN VISITS LAMBETH PALACE IN JUBILEE WEEK
The Queen and Prince Philip last week joined over 250
schoolchildren at Lambeth Palace for a garden party
hosted the Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/221


NEWS: SOUTHWARK JUBLIATION
The Golden Jubilee was celebrated in style by thousands
of people in and around Borough Market and Southwark
Cathedral on Sunday 2 June during a day of Southwark
Jubilation.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/218


NEWS: SPANIARD NAMED AS NEW TATE MODERN BOSS
Spaniard Vicente Todoli has been named as the new
director of Bankside's Tate Modern gallery.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/215


FEATURE: SOUTH OF THE RIVER - AN OPERA ABOUT SOUTHWARK
Free tickets are now available for an opera about an
entrepreneur who wants to cash in on the regeneration
of Southwark by building a Southwark Theme Park.
However, Southwark's past and an eclectic mix of local
people conspire to destroy his plans.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/222


FEATURE: CRUCIFIXION IN CRUCIFIX LANE SE1
Last year Sebastian Horsley travelled to the
Philippines where he was crucified in a private
ceremony. Now the film of his crucifixion can be seen
in Crucifix Lane SE1.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/223


FEATURE: FROM WATERLOO DUMPLING INN TO CULTURE GRUB
The former pie & mash shop in The Cut has now re-opened
as Culture Grub. This is a rebranding of the popular
Waterloo Dumpling Inn Chinese restaurant in Baylis Road
so Cooke's now has bamboo seats and gold fish in the
window.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/217


REVIEW: TWELFTH NIGHT AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
"The cradle of English drama", the Globe, begins its
new season of plays centred on Cupid and Psyche.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/216

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[ PROMOTION: Eat in with lastminute.com ]

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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.
 
Banksy's anti-Jubilee party outside Vinopolis (BBC)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=98

2m cocaine haul in Southwark Street (My Village)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=102

Southwark plans softer line on hard drugs (Indy)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=101

US replica of Shakespeare's Globe (Independent)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=99

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Some of the topics raised in recent discussions on our
forum at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

- The Norman Foster GLA egg is...
- Borough Market/Railtrack
- Champor Champor (again...)
- What's happened to this forum?
- Late night food deliveries
- Elephant SRB: who gets the money now?
- Swimming Pools
- Topnotch health club
- Bankside Restaurant
- Guy's Hospital
- Bankside vs. South Bank
- River Thames Junk
- Writers Group

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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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