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Issue 105 | 28 October 2002

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week
* November issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news and features from London-SE1.co.uk
* Arts 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 ]

Every week we highlight a selection of community and
cultural events

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM - DANCING THROUGH BARRIERS 
Wednesday 30 October 
2pm at City Hall, The Queen's Walk; free (booking
essential)
This lecture-demonstration is an exciting chance to
look behind the scenes with Dance Theatre of Harlem -
New York's premier African American classical dance
company. Company members will demonstrate the rigorous
training and individual commitment required to remain
at the top of the profession. 
http://www.london.gov.uk/approot/mayor/bhm/2002/


BLACK & ASIAN HISTORIANS' ROUND TABLE AT CITY HALL
Thursday 31 October 
7pm at City Hall, The Queen's Walk
Organised in association with Goldsmiths College,
University of London and chaired by Dr Joan Anim-Addo,
leading Black British historians will discuss and
critique the notion of Black history and heritage
today. Amongst the questions being asked: What is Black
history? Is history relevant? Why isn't Black history
taught in schools as part of the National Curriculum? 
http://www.london.gov.uk/approot/mayor/bhm/2002/


THE HALLOWEEN OF CROSS BONES V - SOUTHWARK MYSTERIES
Thursday 31 October
7.30pm at Green Angels, 12 Trundle Street (off Lant
St); 5 minimum donation to Green Angels (booking
essential)
A ritual drama to honour The Goose - the spirit of a
medieval whore, licensed by the church yet buried in
unconsecrated ground - and all the prostitutes and
paupers whose bones were recently unearthed at the site
of the Cross Bones burial ground, Southwark. Shamanic
cabaret from The Southwark Mysteries by John Constable
as revealed by The Goose Spirit.
This unique halloween event includes a ceremonial bowl
of pumpkin soup, participatory tantric and samhain
rituals, the Angel Choir, an Altar To The Ancestors,
and the procession to the site of the old burial
ground, to honour the outlaw dead with candles,
incense, songs and precious offerings. Numbers are
limited to 70 so please book in advance and come early!
John/Kate 020 7403 1496 - Tanya/Michael 07956 432 948
Buy the book: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/amazon/?id=229
http://www.gooseandcrow.co.uk


WATERLOO COMEDY CLUB - DANIEL KITSON AND OTHERS
Friday 1 November
8.30pm (doors open 7.45pm); The Florence Nightingale,
199 Westminster Bridge Road; 6 (conc 5)
Daniel Kitson, Brendon Burns, Lucy Porter, Jarred
Christmas (MC)
http://www.waterloocomedy.co.uk


LONDON'S LIVING ROOM AT CITY HALL OPEN TO VISITORS
Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 November 
Sat 9am-1pm & Sun 2pm-6pm
First chance for members of the public to enjoy the
views from 'London's Living Room' at the top of Norman
Foster's City Hall since the Open House weekend in
September, when 10,000 people visited the new riverside
home of London's government. 
http://www.london.gov.uk/approot/gla/city_hall/


LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN
Sunday 3 November
7.45am-9.15am
The 516 participants in the annual London to Brighton
veteran car run cross Westminster Bridge having set off
from Hyde Park. The way through SE1 is along
Westminster Bridge Road and down Kennington Road.
http://www.msauk.org

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[ November issue of 'in SE1' ]

The November issue of 'in SE1', our monthly printed
what's on guide, should be available for download in
Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) at http://www.inSE1.co.uk
from WEDNESDAY. 

Copies should reach postal subscribers and all the
usual distribution points during the course of the
week.

A quick reminder to those of you who normally pick up
your copy at the Southwark Information Centre or the
information/shop area at the Royal Festival Hall.
Unfortunately both these outlets have now closed.

Nearby alternatives to Southwark Information Centre:
- Southwark Cathedral
- Pool of London and Southwark Heritage Centre, lower 
  ground floor, Hay's Galleria

Nearby alternatives to the Royal Festival Hall:
- The riverside information centre at Oxo Tower Wharf
- St John's Church, Waterloo Road

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[ Local News and Features from London-SE1.co.uk ]

Our team of contributors adds news, features and
reviews throughout the week at http://London-SE1.co.uk
- here's some of the highlights from the past 7 days


'AL-QAEDA OPERATIVE' SEIZED IN SE1
Abu Qatada, who is accused by police across Europe of
being a pivotal figure in al-Qaeda, has been seized by
special branch police accompanied by MI5 agents.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/340


SEVERE WEATHER HITS SE1
The London Eye was closed on Sunday due to the high
winds, and for a time Waterloo station was closed due
to safety concerns.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/344


ESCALATING LOSSES FOR THE LONDON EYE
The South Bank's London Eye is suffering escalating
losses, as the cost of servicing debts owed to British
Airways increases whilst tourism in London declines.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/343


SOUTHWARK HAILS SUCCESS OF 'ASK AUSTIN'
Southwark Council this week announced a huge rise in
enquiries by email since the 'Ask Austin' service was
launched in August.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/342


ARCHBISHOP HOSTS HOLY LAND TALKS IN SE1
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr George Carey is hosting a
meeting of religious leaders from the Holy Land.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/339


MIDDLE EAST PEACE PRIZE CELEBRATION
Southwark Cathedral has hosted a reception marking the
presentation of the Coventry International Prize for
Peace and Reconciliation to three senior Israeli and
Palestinian peace workers.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/337


SOUTHWARK ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF COMMUNITY COUNCILS PLAN
Borough and Bankside is the suggested name for one of
eight community councils in the plan to be put forward
to Southwark's council assembly next month.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/336


FOSTER TO ADVISE SOUTHWARK ON ELEPHANT REGENERATION
Foster and Partners - responsible for the Millennium
Bridge and City Hall - has been appointed by Southwark
Council to create a new vision for the Elephant and
Castle.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/335


LONDON'S LIVING ROOM PUBLIC ACCESS CONFIRMED
Following our report last week about charity events in
the spectacular London's Living Room space at City
Hall, the GLA has confirmed that there are plans to
open London's Living Room on a regular basis.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/333


SOUTHWARK LAUNCH FOR STROLLS
A Stroll Back in Time tapes for Southwark and
Westminster have been launched at the Southwark
Heritage Centre.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/332


STARS GATHER ON SOUTH BANK FOR NFT BASH
Gwyneth Paltrow, Sir Richard Attenborough and Sir Derek
Jacobi were three of the celebrities who gathered on
the South Bank last week to celebrate the 50th
anniversary of the National Film Theatre.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/331


BAFTA SUCCESS FOR TATE WIRELESS TOUR
Tate Modern and Southwark-based Antenna Audio are
celebrating after receiving a BAFTA award for the new
Multimedia Tour at Tate Modern.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/330

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News throughout the week at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk
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[ Arts Reviews from London-SE1.co.uk ]

THE CHANGLING AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Southwark Playhouse presents the classic thriller of
unrequited love, manipulation and villainy set to a
modern time.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/341


WOLF GAME AT THE UNION THEATRE
Wolf Game combines ideas of Native American culture and
the fast paced life-style of the American Northeast to
produce a coming of age play about a boy's struggle for
identity.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/338


WORLD'S LARGEST SCULPTURE AT TATE MODERN
Anish Kapoor's gigantic "Marsyas" is the third in the
Unilever Series commissioned for Tate Modern.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/334

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Theatre and art reviews  at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk
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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

Plans for Vauxhall Cross interchange (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=228

Lord of the Manor of Bermondsey, anyone? (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=226

Commercialism killing creativity says Tate Modern boss
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=230

Former Southwark Cathedral verger appears in court
(icBerkshire)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=225

Penthouses at Parliament View and Perspective
(Waterloo) - 3-bed duplexes from 899,950 (Standard)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=224

Buying a ground-floor flat at the Elephant (Telegraph)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=222

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Seen an interesting SE1-related article? Let us know by
emailing newslinks@SE1direct.co.uk and we'll include it
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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/

- Tower Bridge Bagel Bakery
- Why no NTL Broadband in SE1?
- Fancy a kick about? (Football)
- Configuration - problems with the forum layout?
- The Gatehouse in Tower Bridge Road
- Tesco in the Old Kent Road
- The Chinese place in the Cut (Culture Grub)
- New restaurants (London Bridge Street)

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

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