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Issue 99 | 19 September 2002

Apologies for the late arrival of this week's edition -
your globe-trotting editor was unable to find anywhere
to get online with his laptop in Madrid until today.
This issue is brought to you courtesy of the CyberFutur@ internet cafe! There's a lot happening in SE1 over the next few days - here's a brief taster...

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* What's on this week
* News, features and reviews from London-SE1.co.uk
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

BANKSIDE INFORMATION DAY
Friday 20 September
11am-6.30pm; free
Annual information sharing day in Southwark Cathedral
Churchyard. Stalls from local organisations,
refreshments, talks and guided walks. Members of the
'in SE1' team will be there, so make sure you drop by
and say hello to them.
Click for the full programme:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/298


LONDON OPEN HOUSE
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September
SE1 has 30 buildings opening for Open House weekend.
This offers the first chance to explore Londonıs Living
Room at the new riverside City Hall. Other
opportunities include the Hop Exchange in Southwark
Street built in 1866 for the trading of malt and hops;
Swan Mead, a former leather tannery which has become a
home and gallery belonging to artist Kitty North and
the Old Vic Theatre. On Saturday there will be tours of
Lambeth Palace and St George's Cathedral.  
Saturday is also Southwark Churches Open Day and St
John's Waterloo is opening its vault and serving teas.
Admission to all buildings is free including The Old
Operating Theatre in St Thomas Street, which usually
charges admission. Use the search facility on the
website to locate all participating SE1 buildings:
Official website: http://www.londonopenhouse.org
Free guided tours of the South Bank:
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=186


CHARTERHOUSE-IN-SOUTHWARK SPONSORED HISTORICAL WALK
Saturday 21 September
Meet at Charterhouse-in-Southwark, Tabard Street from
10am
An historical sponsored walk open to people of all ages
and abilities to raise funds for the community charity.
Along the route - from Borough High Street to
Rotherhithe - walkers will have an historical
questionnaire to complete, of the places along the way.
It is a chance for people to stretch their legs and
take in an ancient and interesting part of London and
all for a good cause. For details and sponsorship packs
contact Sandra on 020 7357 7733 or register on the day.


ARCHBISHOPS PARK FUN DAY
Saturday 21 September
10am-12noon Football Tournament for 6-16 year olds
2-5pm cakes, bouncy castle etc.
After two years work and campaigning £35,000 has been
raised by the Friends of Archbishops Park for a
management plan - come and learn more about their plans
for this important SE1 green space.
Local gardening project Roots and Shoots will lead a
nature walk. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/289
http://www.se1.info/forum/read.php?f=1&i=3570&t=3570


FUN ON THE MILLENNIUM GREEN
Saturday 21 September
12-8pm at the Millennium Green, Waterloo Road; free
Formal opening of the Millennium Green, Blackfriars
Adventure Playground and the new South Bank Youth
Resource Centre. Stalls, drummers, dancers, face
painting, DJs and refreshments available as well as
play and sports events and a chance to have a look
around the new building.
http://southbanklondon.com/news/millennium_green.htm


IN TOWN WITHOUT MY CAR - CAR-FREE DAY
Sunday 22 September
2-6pm; free
Tower Bridge will be closed to motor traffic from
Tooley Street to Tower Hill. Celebratory events and
activities will take place across the bridge, and up to
the front of City Hall on the southern side. 
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/carfreetbridge.shtml


DANIEL KITSON AT THE NEW WATERLOO COMEDY CLUB
Sunday 22 September
8.30pm (doors open 7.45pm); The Florence Nightingale,
199 Westminster Bridge Road; £6 (conc £5)
Locals Ivor Dembina and Jez Feeney are opening a new
live comedy venue in SE1 this month. Jez and Ivor
already run the successful Brixton Comedy Club in south
London and now they're bringing their expertise 
to Waterloo.  The first two shows are on Sunday nights
and then, in October, they move to Fridays. The opening
night on Sunday should be a corker because it 
features this year's Perrier Award winner, stand-up
comedian Daniel Kitson. 
Check out the website for more information:
http://www.waterloocomedy.co.uk

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[ News, features and reviews from London-SE1.co.uk ]

NEWS: COUNTRYSIDE MARCH HEADS TO SE1
The Livelihood section of next Sunday's Countryside
March is due to end in SE1.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/297


NEWS: SURPRISE AWARD FOR SOUTHWARK COUNCIL
Southwark has won the London Local Authority of the
Year 2002 award for its "continuing commitment to
improving the environment in the Borough".
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/295


NEWS: IN MY BACKYARD BOOK LAUNCH
Bankside Open Spaces Trust's new book In My Backyard
was launched this week at Tate Modern.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/291


NEWS: ARRIVAL OF THE ELEPHANT ANGELS
"Elephant Angels is about the regeneration of people
and not place" said Simon Hughes MP during the launch
at the Imperial War Museum.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/285


NEWS: SAY CHEESE SAYS TFL
The words BUS LANE and BUS STOP painted on the road on
Blackfriars Bridge have been changed to SAY CHEESE.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/284


NEWS: ONE MINUTE'S SILENCE OVER THE THAMES
September 11 was observed in SE1 last week as a time of
remembrance for the American dead.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/282


NEWS: CANON HELEN TO BE ARCHDEACON
Canon Helen Cunliffe, currently Residentiary Canon of
Southwark Cathedral, has been appointed Archdeacon of
St Albans. She has been Canon Pastor - or parish priest
- of the cathedralıs parish since 1995.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/281


REVIEW: BARNETT NEWMAN AT TATE MODERN
The Barnett Newman exhibition opening at Tate Modern
today will be a high point in the autumn art calendar.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/296


REVIEW: THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW AT YOUNG VIC
A mother's control over her two adult sons is brought
into question by a "new addition" to the family.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/294


REVIEW: TRIP'S CINCH AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Val Greco, an English professor and author of pop
culture novels sets out to find the Œtruthı behind an
encounter between two vastly different people.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/293


REVIEW: IVANOV AT THE NATIONAL
In a play that tackles such difficult issues as class
struggle, race relations, and the disillusionment of a
generation, Ivanov is as timely now as it was in late
19th century Russia.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/283

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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 organisatio

Bluewater Mark II for South Bank's Shell Centre? (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=189

Why there's no bike parking at City Hall (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=190

Latest on Saatchi County Hall gallery plan (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=188

Thames Festival ends with a bang (Evening Standard)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=191

London Bridge stamp unveiled at Devon quarry (WMN)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=187

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent
discussions at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

- Liberty & Livelihood March
- Save Crossbones Graveyard Campaign
- Congestion charging
- The Scotia on Bermondsey Street
- Bookshops
- Kung fu
- Supermarkets near Waterloo

http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

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events on offer at the South Bank Centre, the Royal
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Check out these websites for full details of what's on:
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http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
http://www.bfi.org.uk/nft/

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