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[ SE1 Direct ]               http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Issue 120 | 17 February 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week
* ADVERT: Stress Management
* Local news and features from London-SE1.co.uk
* Arts Reviews from London-SE1.co.uk
* SE1 weblog: news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

Our pick of this week's community and cultural events:

SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL OPEN DAY
Saturday 22 February
10am-4pm at Southwark Cathedral
Literary tours of cathedral, 20% off Refectory prices
when you spend 10 in the cathedral shop.
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral/


BEAT THE WINTER BLUES JUMBLE SALE
Saturday 22 February 
11am-2pm at Blackfriars Settlement, 1-5 Rushworth
Street; 20p
Special jumble sale at Blackfriars Settlement's new
building

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[ Local news and features from London-SE1.co.uk ]

Our team updates the SE1 news, features, and reviews
throughout the week at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

SAATCHI GALLERY TO OPEN WITHIN TWO MONTHS 
Charles Saatchi's long-awaited art gallery at County
Hall will finally open in mid-April, it was reported
last week. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/434


COUNCIL ENDORSES ELEPHANT PLANS 
Southwark Council members have endorsed the early
development and investment plans for the Elephant and
Castle regeneration. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/433


WOMEN'S AND NEONATAL CENTRE OPENED AT ST THOMAS'
HOSPITAL 
A 15.6 million centre providing state-of-the-art
maternity, gynaecology and neonatal services was opened
at St Thomas' Hospital last week by health secretary
Alan Milburn. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/432


ANTI-WAR MARCH IN SE1 
Thousands of Anti-war protesters found themselves
marching along the South Bank. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/431


PARIS GARDEN MAY HAVE LOST TREES FOR FOOTBALL 
The recent clearing of the Paris Garden site is the
latest in a series of controversies surrounding the
derelict Meymott Street site which has lain empty for
years. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/430


ROSE THEATRE APPEAL LAUNCHED 
"What is this quintessence of dust?"  According to
Harvey Sheldon, chairman of the Rose Theatre Trust
(RTT), dust is what the Rose Theatre will remain,
unless its excavation is properly funded. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/428


PRINCE CHARLES AT SOUTHWARK'S BALI SERVICE 
On Wednesday afternoon Prince Charles attended the
memorial service at Southwark Cathedral for the victims
of the Bali bombing. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/426


COIN STREET ARCHITECT DIES SUDDENLY 
Architect Ian Davidson who transformed part of the
South Bank has died unexpectedly following a heart
attack. He was 48. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/425


BERMONDSEY KIDS STAR IN OPERA PROJECT 
Children aged between 3 and 4 years at Whitstable Early
Years Centre in Bermondsey have been showing off their
performing skills in a new project run by artists from
ENO Baylis, the education team at English National
Opera. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/422


OPINION: CONGESTION CHARGE GRIDLOCK SOLUTION? 
Businessman DAVID FRANKLIN who lives south of the river
in the congestion charge area has been monitoring the
preparations. Here he suggests that not only does the
scheme go beyond the manifesto but traffic levels are
already falling. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/429


CELEBRITIES BACK BLUE PLAQUES FOR SE1 
[UPDATED with endorsements from Zoe Wanamaker and
Zandra Rhodes]
Southwark Council is urging local residents to vote for
the 20 blue plaques that will be put up around the
borough next summer as part of a new scheme. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/418

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[ Arts reviews from London-SE1.co.uk ]

THE TEMPEST AT THE OLD VIC 
The Old Vic's adaptation of William Shakespeare's
Tempest is a riveting emotional experience, from its
first scene's captivating intensity to its poignant
ending speech. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/427

MAX BECKMANN AT TATE MODERN
Max Beckmann was an ambitious artist; in 1912 aged 22
he tackled a huge chaotic canvas of the 'Sinking of the
Titanic' based on the news reports. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/423

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[ SE1 weblog - news from around the Web ]

Every week we trawl the web for news stories and
features on SE1 people, places and organisations and
collect them at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/weblog/

Here are some of this week's picks:

27 Bermondsey students feature on anti-war single
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=309 - SLP

Baltic restaurant online bookings bonanza for 14 Feb
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=310 - PC Advisor

Lord Chancellor spotted at Bankside Gallery
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=311 - The Times

Don't forget to check http://London-SE1.co.uk/weblog/
throughout the week for the latest updates

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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/

- New Cafe on Grange Road?
- Traffic jam @ Elephant & Castle last Monday 
- Corner Meymott St and Hatfields
- Modern art gallery in County Hall
- Looking for a party venue
- Bermondsey Kitchen
- Building work on Union Street on Sundays 
- Footballers Wives filming in SE1
- Bus contra flow in London Road

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

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