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Issue 122 | 5 March 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week
* ADVERT: Small Business Help Desk
* March 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 ]

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


COLLATERAL DAMAGE AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE
Friday 7 March 
5.15pm in the Olivier Stalls Foyer at the National
Theatre; free
Collateral Damage is a series of free early evening
events, informally staged at the National Theatre, in
which a wide range of artists present their responses
to the ongoing global situation. The series aims to
illuminate, examine, satirise and grapple with the
issues that surround the impending war on Iraq.
Contributors include Eileen Atkins, Kevin Day, Lindsay
Duncan, Jeremy Hardy, Hilton McRae, Corin Redgrave and
members of the Anything Goes company
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/collateraldamage


NORTH SOUTHWARK WOMEN'S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE  
Friday 7 March
7.30pm at Crossway URC, New Kent Rd (next to the Rodney
Place junction)
The service this year produced by the women of the
Lebanon, will be led by Sue, a New Zealander, and the
address given by Alice, a Ghanaian. All are welcome.
http://www.worlddayofprayer.net


SPANISH CIVIL WAR 1936-2002: MEMORY, MYTH & REVISIONISM 
Saturday 8 March
2.30pm in the conference room at the Imperial War
Museum, Lambeth Road; free
The Len Crome Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr
Helen Graham of Royal Holloway, University of London.
Light refreshments will be served. Please ring 020 8555
6674 to reserve a place. An International Brigade
Memorial Trust event.
http://www.international-brigades.org.uk


JOSEPH LISTER - SURGERY, SCIENCE, AND SEPSIS 
Sunday 9 March
2.30 pm 
Joseph Lister's experiments with anti-septics
revolutionised 19th century surgery by making
operations safe from wound infection and hence reducing
deaths from "hospital fever". His modest Carbolic Acid
Spraymade possible the great scientific leap of
invasive surgery. A talk in the only operating theatre
to have survived from the pre-antiseptic era. 
A National Science Week event
http://www.thegarret.org.uk

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[ March issue of 'in SE1' ]

The March issue of our monthly printed what's on guide
'in SE1' is available now across the usual network of
distribution points, and also in Adobe Acrobat format
(PDF) on our website for you to download and print your
own copy:

http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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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


HARRY POTTER'S KNIGHT BUS VISITS BOROUGH MARKET 
A purple, triple-decker bus pulled up under the viaduct
on Stoney Street on Saturday; apparently en-route to
'Nothing Under Water'. It may have looked like a
radical solution for Congestion Charging, but was in
fact Harry Potter's Knight Bus. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/455


HARRY POTTER FILMING IN BOROUGH MARKET 
Filming of the new Harry Potter movie began this
weekend in Borough Market. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/453


DANGEROUS DOG SHOT AFTER POLICE ATTACKED 
A dangerous dog has been shot by police after it
attacked five officers in SE1 on Thursday morning. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/452


ARCHBISHOP ROWAN ENTHRONED 
Rowan Williams, who has been living quietly at Lambeth
Palace for the last two months, was last week enthroned
as Archbishop of Canterbury. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/451


NEW NURSERY IN SE1 
Parents of SE1 will soon have affordable childcare
opportunities at a new facility.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/448


COMMUNITY COUNCILS: CONSULTATION UNDER WAY 
A consultation process is under way prior to the launch
of Southwark's news community councils to be run when
they are launched in April. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/447


TWENTY YEARS WITH SIMON HUGHES 
Week-long celebrations marking Simon Hughes' 20 years
as an MP were launched at the House of Commons. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/445


A SPRING CLEAN FOR BANKSIDE AND OTHER PROJECTS 
Last year local regeneration body Better Bankside
conducted a survey through the London SE1 forum to
ascertain how you thought Bankside could be improved.
The organisation received valuable feedback which it is
now acting upon. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/446

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

JERWOOD PRIZE SHORTLIST ON SHOW 
Works by eight sculptors short listed for the Jerwood
Sculpture Prize, now in its second year, have gone on
display at the Jerwood Space in Union Street. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/454


DISCOVERING LONDON STREET NAMES 
You may have always wondered where the names such as
Southwark, Marshalsea, Roupell, or Bear Gardens
originated as street names. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/450

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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:

Palestra/Orbit House construction to start this summer
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=57 - City Offices

Fined: museum's vintage Daimler spotted in London Road
by Congestion Charge cameras
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=315 -BBC News

Article on Norman Foster's City Hall building
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=314 - Arch. Week

Unseen Michael Jackson footage stored on South Bank
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=316 - Ananova

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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/

- Policing of SE1
- Tales of the City...
- Picture framers
- 5-a-side footie
- Poor standard of bus drivers
- Union Street regeneration sheme
- Pub quiz in SE1?
- Borough Community Centre
- Lotus Lounge/Mint
- New Cafe on Grange Road?
- Corner Meymott St and Hatfields
- Man with a Van

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

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