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Issue 102 | 7 October 2002

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

Every week we highlight a selection of community and
cultural events in SE1, in association with our printed
what's on guide 'in SE1' - http://www.inSE1.co.uk


CHORAL EVENSONG AND BOOK SIGNING WITH DAVID SHEPPARD
Tuesday 8 October
5.30pm at Southwark Cathedral
Attended by David Sheppard, cricketer and former Bishop
of Liverpool, who will sign copies of his autobiography
'Steps Along Hope Street' afterwards in the cathedral
shop. 2 discount on copies purchased tonight only.
Refreshments will be served.
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral


TOO MANY PEOPLE: SIR ROY CALNE AT THE CALDER BOOKSHOP
Thursday 10 October
6.45pm at the Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut; 3 (concs
1) includes a glass of wine
Perhaps Britain's most eminent surgeon - professor of
surgery at Cambridge University and in Singapore - Sir
Roy has for years been urging worldwide population
control. He will talk about his book 'Too Many People'
and about his second career as an artist.
http://www.calderpublications.com


FAIREST ISLE AT ST MATTHEW'S-AT-THE-ELEPHANT
Friday 11 October
1.15pm at St Matthew's-at-the-Elephant, Meadow Row;
free
British songs from Purcell to Warlock with Clare
Graydon-James (soprano) and Joan Taylor (piano). Lunch
and coffee available in adjoining centre before
concert.
http://www.dswark.org/parishes/251bk1.htm


INDIA: KINGDOM OF THE TIGER - GALA CHARITY SCREENING
Friday 11 October
Call for time; 20 (to include welcome drinks,
screening, talk, auction and after show reception);
tickets from 01376 520320 (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri)
Take a journey across the breathtaking continent of
India, in the footsteps of game hunter turned
conservationist Jim Corbett, and discover the secrets
of the kingdom of the tiger. Dramatic close-up footage
of the Bengal tiger in its natural habitat is
interwoven with stunning shots of the architecture,
countryside and people of India. Guest speaker: Valmik
Thapar (presenter of the acclaimed BBC documentary Land
of the Tiger.) 
http://www.bfi.org.uk/showing/imax/tiger_gala.html


WATERLOO COMEDY CLUB
Friday 11 October
8.30pm (doors open 7.45pm) at the Florence Nightingale,
Westminster Bridge Road; 6 (conc 5)
Will Smith, Chris Addison & Paul Foot. MC: Jarred
Christmas
http://www.waterloocomedy.co.uk


GROWING DRAWINGS AT THE MUSEUM OF GARDEN HISTORY
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 October
11am-5pm at the Museum of Garden History, Lambeth
Palace Road; free
Participants will be guided to use the historic and
modern garden items on display as an inspiration for
presenting the work in the museum context. Four
experienced artists will share their approach and
interest in drawing with participants. A drop-in Big
Draw event for all ages. 
http://www.museumgardenhistory.org
http://www.drawingpower.org.uk


SURGERY DAY WORKSHOP AT THE OLD OPERATING THEATRE
Saturday 12 October
12 noon & 2pm at the Old Operating Theatre, 9a St
Thomas' Street; 3.75 (conc 2.75)
Discover, in Britain's only surviving 19th-century
operating theatre, the ordeals of surgery without
anaesthesia. A Family Learning Weekend event.
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


APOTHECARY DAY WORKSHOP AT THE OLD OPERATING THEATRE
Sunday 13 October 
2pm at the Old Operating Theatre, 9a St Thomas' Street;
3.75 (conc 2.75)
An exploration of the 300 year old Herb garret with
details of strange remedies. A Family Learning Weekend
event.
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


BLACK HISTORY MONTH PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION
Until 31 October
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm at City Hall, The Queen's Walk
Organised in partnership with McKenzie Heritage Picture
Archive, History Channel, Biography Channel and London
Metropolitan Archive, the exhibition focuses on the
history of Black and Asian people in London, offering
an insight in to their lives and the contribution they
have made to London life.
http://www.london.gov.uk/approot/mayor/bhm/2002/

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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

Museum of the Moving Image will not reopen (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=209

Jade on Le Pont de la Tour: "a pile of s**t" (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=207

IBM opens Linux shop on the South Bank (Silicon.com)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=206

London Eye could sue Birmingham copycats (icBirmingham)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=208

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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/

- Recycling
- Cycling and footbridges
- Doctors
- Elephant & Castle regeneration
- Crossbones Graveyard

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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