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Issue 111 | 9 December 2002

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* What's on this week
* Local news and features from London-SE1.co.uk
* Arts Reviews
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

Each week we highlight a selection of community and
cultural events:

BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM
Monday 9 December
6.30pm at Bankside House (LSE), Sumner Street
Guest speaker Julie Tallentire of Southwark Council on
Unitary Development Plan and Planning Guidelines for
Bankside. Light refreshments.
Contact Sue Page 020 7620 6575


RUMOURS - NETWORK THEATRE COMPANY
Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 December
7.30pm at the New Arch Theatre, under Waterloo Station;
from 5
This farce by Neil Simon centres on deception and
truth. Presented by the Network Theatre Company.
http://www.networktheatre.org


SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE CONCERT FOR WINTER
Thursday 12 December
1pm at Shakespeare's Globe, New Globe Walk, free
tickets from 7401 9919
This music and choral festive event sponsored by
PricewaterhouseCoopers joins several local groups to
celebrate the community.
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org


BYWAYS OF WATERLOO - STEPPING OUT GUIDED WALK
Wednesdays 11 & 18 December
Meet 11am at Lambeth North Station; 5 (conc 4)
A tour around a network of pretty streets featuring
railway, theatre and shop history.
http://www.walklon.ndirect.co.uk


ICE CHRISTMAS TREES AT THE LONDON EYE
Friday 13 December
nex to British Airways London Eye, South Bank
Until 5 January six giant Christmas trees made entirely
from ice will be on display. Watch the construction
process on the morning of 13 December as father and son
sculptors Duncan and Jamie Hamilton put the finishing
touches to the 4m trees.
http://www.londoneye.com


WATERLOO MILLENNIUM CHRISTMAS EVENT
Saturday 14 December
2-4pm at the Millennium Green, Waterloo Road; free
Tree dressing, festive music,, bulb planting, story
telling, a visit from Father Christmas, treasure hunts
and refreshments. 


SECRET SOUTHWARK - STEPPING OUT GUIDED WALK
Sunday 15 December
Meet 10.30am at Borough Station; 5 (conc 4)
A tour of squares, almshouses, cottages and industrial
buildings away from the famous sites.
http://www.walklon.ndirect.co.uk


OPEN DAY: LONDON'S LIVING ROOM
Sunday 15 December	
2-6pm at City Hall, Queen's Walk; free
Final open day for the top floor of City Hall before
Christmas.
http://www.london.gov.uk


FESTIVAL OF LESSONS & CAROLS AT ST JOHN'S WATERLOO
Sunday 15 December
4pm at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road
Carols for all led by Chorus Mundi, attended by Pearly
Kings and Queens. Followed by mince pies and mulled
wine. Collection for Sargent Cancer Care for Children.
http://www.chorusmundi.ukf.net
http://www.stjohnswaterloo.co.uk


THE BOROUGH ON ITV1 LONDON
Sunday 15 December
5.45pm on ITV1 London
Rose Alder and her fellow campaigners hear whether they
have managed to stop the council transferring the
control of their estate to an outside body. Local
artists pitch for space on the walls of the
newly-opened Silka restaurant.
http://www.itv.com
http://www.lwt.co.uk

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

Our team of contributors updates our news and features
throughout the week at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk
Here are some of the highlights from the past 7 days:

SANTA LUCIA CELEBRATION AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
For the first time Southwark Cathedral is hosting the
Swedish Santa Lucia celebration.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/384


ELEPHANT ANGELS HITS 2000 SESSIONS
Community advocacy group Elephant Angels is celebrating
reaching 2000 advice sessions since its launch in
September.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/383


SIMON HUGHES JOINS MAYORAL RACE
Simon Hughes, the well-respected MP for North Southwark
and Bermondsey, announced on Tuesday his intention to
seek nomination as the Liberal Democrat candidate in
the 2004 London mayoral elections.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/382


LONDON EYE FINANCIAL CRISIS
Despite receiving 10m visitors a year, the South Bank's
London Eye is facing mounting losses, according to
press reports.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/378


THE BERMONDSEY KITCHEN
The Honest Cabbage may have closed, but the restaurant
scene on Bermondsey Street has been boosted by the
arrival of the Bermondsey Kitchen, already the subject
of fierce debate in our forum.]
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/381


JOIN THE ANGELS AND HELP A NEIGHBOUR
Elephant Angels, the community advocacy project serving
SE1, SE11 and SE17, is looking for volunteers.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/380

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

PARK LIGHTS THE WAY
An exhibition of artwork at Guy's Hospital gives a view
of of how Guy Street Park will look.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/385

STEVE HOLLINGSHEAD PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
Local photographer Steve Hollingshead is currently
showing an exhibition in Oval of black and white London
photographs. This includes many local scenes, all
captured with warmth and sensitivity.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/379

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News throughout the week 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

London Bridge wine cellars go bust (The Age, Aus)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=268

SE1 Southwark councillors in conduct inquiry (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=266

Trevor Nunn leaves the National Theatre (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=265

Review of SE1-based Resonance FM arts radio (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=264

Sub-aqua diving at the Shell Centre (Standard)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=263

Why internet bank Egg has teamed up with Tate (G'dian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=267

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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/

- What's your favourite Street in SE1?
- Elephant & Castle: a film
- Falmouth Rd & Trinity St
- Who would you chose for a Blue Plaque? 
- Bermondsey Kitchen
- Bermondsey Street
- Who wants to start regular club night in SE1? 
- Non-Smoking Pubs/Restaurants
- Police numbers petition

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

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