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Issue 90 | 15 July 2002

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* What's on this week
* PROMOTION: Royal Philharmonic Concerts £10 
* SE1 news, features & reviews from London-SE1.co.uk
* PROMOTION: 2-for-1 VERTIGO at the IMAX 
* SE1 news from around the Web
* PROMOTION: Design Museum Blue Print Cafe £15 offer
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]


THANKSGIVING SERVICE FOR BEN HOLLIOAKE
Monday 15 July
11am; Southwark Cathedral
A service of thanksgiving for the life of Ben
Hollioake. The England and Surrey all-rounder was
killed in a car crash in Perth, Western Australia in
March. Elder brother Adam, the Surrey captain, will
make a personal address to the congregation and England
batsman Mark Butcher will sing a song he has written
for the occasion. Former Prime Minister John Major, now
president of the club, will also be attending.
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral/


MARLOW ON MATISSEPICASSO
Friday 19 July
7pm, Channel 5
A repeat of the programme in which Tim Marlow takes a
look at Tate Modern's MatissePicasso exhibition which
juxtaposes works by two of the 20th century's most
influential artists.
http://www.channel5.co.uk


ROYAL WATERCOLOUR SOCIETY ART EVENT DAY 
Sunday 21 July 
11am-5pm at the Bankside Gallery, 40 Hopton St; free
A unique opportunity to meet a number of Members of the
Society in a studio environment, watch them painting,
pick up ideas, discuss materials and inspiration and
meet and talk to other art lovers over a cup of tea. 
Special features for this year include the launch of a
brand new range of watercolour paper which has been
developed by Members of the RWS in association with
John Purcell Papers, a "have a go" corner featuring the
new papers allowing you to try before you buy. 
http://www.banksidegallery.com


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[ PROMOTION: Royal Philharmonic Concerts £10 ]

If you want to enjoy an evening of uplifting, summery
music but don't want to chance the weather with outside
concerts, these great concerts are the perfect
solution... and lastminute.com has tickets for just £10

FRIDAY JULY 19 - GRAND OPERA GALA
Includes extracts from The Marriage of Figaro, The
Barber of Seville, Carmen, Lakmé, II trovatore, Die
Walküre, Madame Butterfly, Aida, Turandot and many
more. 

SATURDAY JULY 20 - THE GLORIOUS MUSICALS
Includes extracts from Les Misérables, Cats, Miss
Saigon, Mamma Mia, Sunset Boulevard, Copacabana,
Chicago, Phantom of the Opera, Cabaret, Kiss Me Kate,
The Lion King, Grease, My Fair Lady, The King and I and
many more! 

SUNDAY JULY 21 - THE LAST NIGHT OF THE SUMMER POPS
Includes extracts from Zadok The Priest, Nimrod,
Finlandia, Can-Can, Liberty Bell, Hallelujah Chorus and
Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto.

Click the link below and do a keyword search for
"Festival Hall" (top left)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=106

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

NEWS: POLICE APPEAL FOR MCDONALD'S SHOOTING WITNESSES
Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident where
two men were shot at a branch of McDonald's in SE1 on
Saturday morning.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/246


NEWS: NATIONAL FILM THEATRE TO RELOCATE TO BANKSIDE?
The National Film Theatre could move half a mile along
the river to a new location near Tate Modern in a
radical revision of its £35m expansion plans, according
to a newspaper report today.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/244


NEWS: QUEEN'S BATON RELAY COMES TO SE1
Early on Sunday morning the Commonwealth Games baton
relay paid a brief visit to the South Bank - our
photographers were there to record the event.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/243


NEWS: KEN ANNOUNCES LOWER MARSH REVAMP
Waterloo's Lower Marsh is one ten areas of London set
to benefit from an £80,000 pilot scheme to boost the
capital's public spaces launched on Thursday by Ken
Livingstone.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/242


NEWS: TATE MODERN OPENS OVERNIGHT FOR MATISSEPICASSO
Tate Modern is to remain open all night to accommodate
the demand for the MatissePicasso show.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/241


NEWS: 250TH ANNIVERSARY OF HOPTON'S ALMSHOUSES
Residents of Hopton's Almshouses have been celebrating
the 250th anniversary of the community started in 1752
with a special service at Christ Church Southwark.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/240


NEWS: DELIA LEADS FOOTBALL PROTEST ON SOUTH BANK
Norwich City shareholder Delia Smith led a
demonstration on Wednesday afternoon by executives from
Football League clubs outside Granada Televisions
London base at the London Television Centre on the
South Bank
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/239


FEATURE: COIN STREET'S COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
Sunday afternoon saw large crowds in Bernie Spain
Gardens and Oxo Tower Wharf for the annual Community
Celebration as part of the Coin Street Festival.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/248


FEATURE: BALTIC'S GIFT TO BANKSIDE
If you've spotted some strange-looking roadsigns on the
riverside outside Tate Modern and wondered what they
were, they're a gift to Tate Modern from the new Baltic
gallery in Gateshead.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/247


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[ PROMOTION: 2-for-1 VERTIGO at the IMAX ]

This weekend Waterloo's BFI London IMAX Cinema is
showing VERTIGO 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

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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.

Who's who on the boards of SE1 institutions (Observer)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=133

Ken's men gripe as they go to work in an egg (Telegraph
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=127

Elaine Strich one-woman show comes to Old Vic (WoS)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=128

Blaze on party boat near HMS Belfast (S London Press)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=129

Waterloo resident Isabella Blow profiled (SundayHerald)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=130

Founder angles to buy back Fish! (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=131

New wireless self-guided tours at Tate Modern
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=132

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[ PROMOTION: Design Museum Blue Print Cafe £15 offer ]

Conran's riverside restaurant is the place to be for a
contemporary afternoon's entertainment. Enjoy free
entry to the Design Museum summer exhibitions, 'When
Philip met Isabella' (until 17 October) and 'Ford
Thunderbirds' (until 8 September) and two items from
the limited 'all day' menu of salads, terrines,
desserts and soft & alcoholic drinks at Blue Print Cafe
for a wonderful £15. 
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/?id=110

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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/

- Need land for wheelchair accessible homes
- Looking for a chess teacher
- Le Pont de la Tour
- Fitness First Walworth Road
- Boat Trips
- SE1 Hair and Beauty
- 68 bus route rerouted down Princess Street
- Moving to Long Lane
- World War 2 tank
- Sporting teams in SE1

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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