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Issue 88 | 1 July 2002

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* What's on this week
* PROMOTION: Entertainment offers from lastminute.com
* SE1 news, features & reviews from London-SE1.co.uk
* PROMOTION: Online restaurant booking with Top Table
* July issue of 'in SE1' now available
* PROMOTION: Order a takeaway from an SE1 restaurant
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

LUNCHTIME STREET THEATRE - COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Weekdays 1 to 12 July
1pm-1.45pm on the riverside near Gabriel's Wharf; free
Mon 1: Chisel -  Karim's stunning ice sculptures
Tue 2: Invisible Men - sketches
Wed 3: Natural Theatre Company
Thu 4: Sid & Nancy - radio controlled wheelie bins 
Fri 5: Syrovy - clowning
http://www.coinstreetfestival.org


CITY PETANQUE CHALLENGE AT HAY'S GALLERIA
Monday 1 to Friday 12 July
Weekdays 12.15pm-2pm at Hay's Galleria, Tooley St; free
Annual event with grand final at lunchtime on Friday 12
July. New teams welcome to enter for the top prize of a
Champagne Laurent Perrier trip. Forms from Jenny
Allison on 020 7739 6466.
http://www.ballsbrothers.co.uk 
http://www.haysgalleria.co.uk


TALL STORIES - LONDON BRIDGE TOWER & OXO TOWER
Tuesday 2 July
7.30pm on ITV1 in the Carlton London region
This series on London landmarks is expected to feature
Renzo Piano's plans for Europe's tallest building at
London Bridge. Plus the history of the Oxo Tower.
http://www2.itv.com/carltonlondon/programmes/
http://www.londonbridgetower.com


FRENCH COUNTRY MARKET AT HAY'S GALLERIA
Wednesday 3 to Friday 5 July
11am-8pm at Hay's Galleria, Tooley Street; free
The popular French country market returns. Wine, cider,
crepes, foie gras, patisserie, cheese and charcuterie.
Also live music. 
http://www.haysgalleria.co.uk


WATERLOO SUNSET: THE GARDEN OF DELIGHTS
Friday 5 July
10.30pm in Theatre Square, outside National Theatre
With his pyrotechnic watering can, fiery flower boxes,
giant illuminated vegetables and insects and
electroluminescent costumes, enjoy a day in the life of
the Fire Gardener. This magical evening with Walk the
Plank's The Garden of Luminescent Loveliness is teeming
with beautiful special effects, ambient music and
walkabout surprises. Part of the 'Watch this Space'
season of outdoor performance in Theatre Square.
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk


BLACKFRIARS GOLDEN JUBILEE DAY
Saturday 6 July
12 noon-9pm at Peabody Square, Blackfriars Rd ; free
A multi-cultural celebration organised by Blackfriars
Residents' Association, including a look back to the
1953 Coronation and 1977 Silver Jubilee celebrations.
Art and dance competitions, party games and childrenıs
tea party.
Information 020 7401 8856


NELSON SQUARE FAIR
Saturday 6 July
12 noon -4pm in Nelson Square, off Blackfriars Rd; free
Annual event promoted by Blackfriars Settlement.
Information stalls about services and local activities
as well as entertainment for people of all ages
including children and lots of bargains.
Email info@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk


BANKSIDE, BOROUGH & ELEPHANT AREA FORUM DAY
Sunday 7 July
12 noon-5pm; Mint Street Park
Marquees with community and council stalls, free health
promotion activities, performances of music and dance
by local groups. Find out about the council's decision
to introduce seven Community Councils in Southwark, and
meet your newly elected councillors.
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/involved/af_1boro.htm


MEDICINE IN THE AGE OF SHAKESPEARE
Sunday 7 July
2.30pm at the Old Operating Theatre; 9a St Thomas
Street; £3.75 (conc £2.75)
Many of the remedies of the old English herbals have
been preserved in the works of William Shakespeare,
whose son-in-law, John Hall, was a physician and author
of 'Select Observations on English Bodies'. A talk on
the exotic therapies - animal, mineral and herbal - of
the Elizabethan era, when "poison hath residence, and
medicine power".
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


OUR RIVER AT THE.GALLERY@OXO
Until Sunday 7 July
Daily 11am-6pm at the.gallery@oxo, Oxo Tower Wharf;free
Research and arts projects created on the Thames
foreshore by local children. Inspired by the Southwark
Playhouse Christmas show Charlie Lavender, A Bankside
Boy.
http://www.oxotower.co.uk
http://www.southwark-playhouse.co.uk


NIGHT CABIN BY JOELLE TUERLINCKX - OUTSIDE TATE MODERN
Until Sunday 7 July
Daily 10am-6pm outside Tate Modern north entrance
(riverside); free
This installation looks like an out-of-place
Portakabin. Once inside, and having become accustomed
to the dark interior, the visitor realises that it
appears to be night outside the cabin's single window.
The sun becomes the moon, day becomes night and ghostly
figures silently go about their everyday business in
the apparent moonlight.
http://www.southlondonart.com


EDUCATING FOR EQUALITY (E4E)
The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) is campaigning
to improve choice and opportunities in education for
disabled children and their parents. You may be able to
help by taking part in one of the focus groups being
held in Southwark on Saturday 13 July. Parents, pupils,
students, teachers, lectuerers - all welcome. More
details: please email gerald@muirpartnership.co.uk

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[ PROMOTION: Entertainment offers from lastminute.com ]

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE OF TOM STOPPARD'S NEW PLAY 'VOYAGE'
WITH PARTY @ NATIONAL THEATRE - TONIGHT! £60 (SAVE £20)
Sir Tom Stoppard hosts a special charity performance of
his eagerly awaited new play 'Voyage' at the National
Theatre. The all-star cast include Douglas Henshall
and Stephen Dillane. Enjoy the best seats in the house,
and a chance to mingle with the stars at an exclusive
champagne reception hosted by Sir Tom Stoppard.
Click on the link below, then click on the Plays link
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=117


THE LORD OF THE RINGS - 2 FOR ONE AT THE IMAX 
This weekend Waterloo's BFI London IMAX Cinema is
showing The Lord of the Rings as part of the After Dark
series of 35mm films on the giant screen.
lastminute.com is offering two tickets for just £7.50
Click on the link below, then check the Cinema section
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=106


2 FOR 1 - WINE TASTING WITH OZ CLARKE - SATURDAY 6 JULY
Exclusive 45 minute wine tasting session with Oz Clarke
at Vinopolis on Bankside. Includes the Vinopolis world
of wine tour and 5 tastings. 2 for the price of 1.
Click link below, then click "Attractions & Days Out"
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=106

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[ SE1 news, features & reviews from London-SE1.co.uk]

NEWS: City Hall handed over to the GLA
The government has handed over the new City Hall near
Tower Bridge to the Greater London Authority on Monday,
on time, on budget and little over two years from the
start of construction.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/230

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[ PROMOTION: Online restaurant booking with Top Table ]

SE1 Direct has teamed  up with leading online
restaurant booking service Top Table to offer you the
opportunity to make reservations at leading SE1
restaurants

http://www.se1direct.co.uk/toptable/?id=116

- Bankside
- Bengal Clipper
- Blue Print Cafe
- Butlers Wharf Chop House
- Cantina del Ponte
- Champor-Champor
- The County Hall Restaurant
- Delfina Studio Cafe
- Fina Estampa
- Kwan Thai
- Laughing Gravy
- Le Pont de la Tour
- Pizzeria Castello
- Simply Nico
- Tentazioni
- The Loft
- The People's Palace

http://www.se1direct.co.uk/toptable/?id=116

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[ July issue of 'in SE1' now available ]

The July issue of 'in SE1', the monthly printed what's
on guide, has been mailed to subscribers and is now
arriving at the usual 70-odd distribution points around
the area.

As ever, you can also download and print your own copy
in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) via the website at
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

NEWS
On the news pages this month we're coving the return of
London's government south of the river, the forthcoming
early morning visit of the Queen's Jubilee Baton Relay
to the South Bank, the 250th anniversary of Hopton's
Almshouses and the lighting up of Bridge 401 in Union
Street.

FEATURES
In features there's a review of Harden's London Food
Shops guide, this month's Theatre Review is by Farouk
Campbell who's been to see Twelfth Night at the Globe,
whilst Barbara-Jenny Walshe reviews 'The Bermondsey' in
Bermondsey Street. Crystal Lindsay kicks off a new
series of profiles of local artists and craftsmen with
an article on Tabard Street-based woodcarver Hugh
Wedderburn, and Anne Critchley's Environment Watch
column reports on a new initiative to deal with dog
mess in the Bankside area.

LISTINGS
And as always there's five pages of listings, giving
you the lowdown on plays, exhibitions, concerts, films,
talks, lectures, walks, tours and much more besides
happening in SE1 this month.

Download your copy now - http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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[ PROMOTION: Order a takeaway from an SE1 restaurant ]

Order a takeaway online from any of these SE1
restaurants:

- Feng Sushi, Stoney Street, Borough Market 
- Greek Deli, The Cut 
- La Dolce Vita, London Road 
- La Spezia, London Bridge station 
- Ned's Noodle Box, County Hall, Belvedere Road 
- Pizza 2 Go, Tabard Street 
- Pizza Mania, Old Kent Road 
- Salaam Ivory Arch, Walworth Road 
- Yo! Sushi, County Hall, Belvedere Road 

http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/eatin/

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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.

Photo of Simon Hughes MP abseiling down Guy's Hospital
to raise money for Charterhouse-in-Southwark (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=115

Monmouth Coffee Company breakfast reviewed (The Times)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=118

Collected City Hall photos and articles (Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/gall/0,8542,710859,00.html

New art commission for Tate Modern Level 7 restaurant
http://www.amnnews.com/press.jsp?id=709

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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/

- Estate agents in SE1 (the debate continues)
- Street violence
- Clink Street/Stoney Street planning application
- Tom Cruise comes to City Hall
- SE1 removal company - recommendations?
- The Golden Chopsticks
- Bankside Runners

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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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