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Issue 26 | 17 June 2002

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* What's on this week
* PROMOTION: IMAX After Dark 2 for 1 @ lastminute.com
* SE1 news from London-SE1.co.uk
* PROMOTION: Bankside & Livebait @ lastminute.com
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

WATERLOO MILLENNIUM GREEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Weekdays Tuesday 18 to Friday 28 June
Volunteers from the Trust for Urban Ecology (TRUE) and
Putting Down Roots (PDR) will be on site during this
period. You can come along and join in - please call
020 7633 9326 to confirm details. There's a volunteer
day for everyone on Saturday 22 June (10am-4pm). Come
along and get your hands dirty or just drop by and see
what is being done. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/225


TRAILING THE ROUPELLS
Tuesday 18 June
Meet at the Old Bailey at 6.45pm; free
Judy Harris, author of a new book on the Roupells of
Roupell Street fame, leads a walk to Waterloo.
Amazon.co.uk: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/amazon/?id=107


SERVICE OF PRAYER FOR ZIMBABWE
Tuesday 18 June
7pm at Southwark Cathedral
The Festival of Bernard Mizeki, Zimbabwe's first
Anglican Martyr, includes a sermon by Canon Chad
Gandiya (formerly of Harare) and music by the Zimbabwe
Christian Fellowship Choir. A Southwark-Zimbabwe Link
event. Refreshments and music from 6.15pm.
http://www.dswark.org/whats_on.htm#zimbabwe
http://www.dswark.org/news/pr191.htm


SOUTH OF THE RIVER: A "NO SOAP" OPERA ABOUT SOUTHWARK
20/21/22 June
7.30pm (matinee Sat 22 at 3.15pm); free T
Free tickets are still 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


LAMBETH MARSH GUIDED WALK
Thursday 20 June
Meet 6.45pm at Morley College; £5
Author and bookshop owner Graham Gibberd leads local
history walk around Waterloo area.


WATCH THIS SPACE 2002 AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE
From Friday 21 June
Outside the National Theatre on the South Bank
This week sees the launch of the National's annual
10-week season of free outdoor performances and events
on the riverside.
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk


WALK THIS WAY: ARCHITECTURE WEEK TOUR OF SOUTH BANK
Friday 21 & Tuesday 25 June
Meet 2pm at Oxo Tower Wharf exhibition centre; free but
booking required on 020 7202 6913
A two-hour guided tour around some of South Bank's most
significant architectural and historical landmarks.
Based on the Walk This Way: South Bank' publication
(supplied with tour). 
http://www.architectureweek.org.uk


SENSE AND THE CITY CONCERT AT SOUTHWARK STATION
Friday 21 June
5.45pm & 8pm; 40p platform ticket or Travelcard
Site-specific music 'Line Up' commissioned and played
by the London Sinfonietta will resonate around Richard
MacCormac's Southwark Underground Station. The piece
consists of fanfares written for each of the stops on
the Jubilee Line. Experience the high space and
surprising church-like acoustic of Southwark
Underground's blue glass-clad concourse transformed by
fleeting orchestral sounds relayed via the public
address system, combined with live performances by
brass and woodwind instruments. Composer Fraser
Trainer, together with composers and sound engineers
Ian Dearden and David Sheppard, has created a work
which fits the majestic dimensions of the new station.
Fraser Trainer speaks at Tate Modern between
performances.
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=109


CONCERT: STANFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Saturday 22 June
8pm; free
The acclaimed Stanford Symphony Orchestra under their
conductor J Karla Lemon will be touring the UK
following a concert at Carnegie Hall, New York on June
18. The programme for their London concert at Southwark
Cathedral includes Ravel's jazz-influenced Piano
Concerto with Frederick Weldy, Copland's Buckaroo
Holiday, a new work by Chen Yi entitled "Momentum" and
Tchaikovsky's romantic Fifth Symphony.
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral/
http://www.stanford.edu/group/sso/


LILIES ON THE LAND AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Sunday 23 June
3pm and 7.30pm; box office 020 7620 3494 
A remarkable piece of theatre, celebrating an
extraordinary part of Britain's living history.
Inspired by and devised from over 140 letters received
from Land Girls all over the country by the Lions part
(the theatre group best know for their Twelfth Night,
May Day and Harvest revels on Bankside), Lilies on the
Land recounts the astonishing experiences of women who
signed up for the Women's Land Army during World War
II. 
http://www.thelionspart.co.uk

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[ PROMOTION: IMAX After Dark 2 for 1 @ lastminute.com ]

lastminute.com has a 2 for the price of 1 ticket deal
for this summer's 'After Dark' showings of classic 35mm
films at Waterloo's BFI London IMAX Cinema

Visit the entertainment section and click "Cinema"
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=106

Bladerunner (21/22/23 June)
Alien (28/29 June)
Lord Of The Rings (5/6/7 July)
Moulin Rouge (12/13/14 July)
Vertigo (19/20/21 July)
Top Gun (70mm) (26/27/28 July)
The Sixth Sense (2/3/4 August)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (9/10/11 August)
Gladiator (16/17/18 August_
Ocean's 11 (23/24/25 August)
Amelie - 30/31 August & 1 September-

Visit the entertainment section and click "Cinema"
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=106

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[ SE1 News from London-SE1.co.uk]

FEATURE: Bike Week in SE1
Southwark Cyclists, the 500-strong local branch of the
London Cycling Campaign, has organised a busy programme
of events across the borough, including several in SE1.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/226


FEATURE: Waterloo Millennium Green latest
The Waterloo Millennium Green at the corner of Waterloo
Road and Baylis Road continues to take shape. Here is
the latest newsletter about the Green.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/225


FEATURE: volunteers needed for Guy's sponsored abseil
Local charity Charterhouse-in-Southwark is looking for
volunteers to follow the example of Simon Hughes and
sign up to take part in an abseil down Guyıs Hospital
Tower on 23 June, to help raise money for the vital
work the charity does in the borough.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/224

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[ PROMOTION: Bankside and Livebait @ lastminute.com ]

BANKSIDE RESTAURANT: 2 COURSES FOR £9.50
How's this for unbeatable value: dine at the relaxed,
elegant Bankside Restaurant for only £9.50 for 2
courses or £12.50 for 3 courses from the a la carte
menu and receive good vibes, crisp service and superb,
wholesome cuisine. A meal that punches its weight. Not
to be missed... 
What's the offer?
*	2 courses £9.50 
*	3 courses £12.50 
*	Choose from the a la carte menu 
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=110

LIVEBAIT WATERLOO GOLDEN JUBILEE MENU £19.52
The restaurant are celebrating the Golden Jubilee with
a very English 3 course set menu available for only
£19.52, superlative value from these kings of
crustaceans. Nice... 
*Grilled queen scallops, tagliatelle of vegetables,
citrus fruit salsa, wild leaves 
* Chargrilled king fish, wilted chard, pomme anna,
classic caviar garnish 
* Eton mess, fresh English strawberries and raspberries 
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=110

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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.
 
Picture gallery from recent Southwark Jubilation event
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral/jubilation.htm
 
Champor-Champor reviewed in The Wharf
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=105

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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/

- Bermondsey - is it safe?
- Nominations for SE1 listed buildings, please
- Parking near the Glass House?
- NOT another egg at Potters Field please
- Bermondsey Square regeneration
- The Windmill
- Crucifixion
- Book Discussion Group

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SE1? Visit http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/
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Please remember that there are many more cultural
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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