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Issue 123 | 10 March 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week
* ADVERT: New Trustees - Waterloo Community Charity
* March issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news and features from London-SE1.co.uk
* OFFER OF THE WEEK: Blue Print Cafe - Design Museum
* 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:

BERMONDSEY SQUARE PLANS - OPEN DAYS
Friday 14, Saturday 15 & Wednesday 19 March
Fri 9.30am-12 noon; Sat 10.30am-4pm; Web 5.30pm-8pm
at the Watch House (corner of churchyard, where
Bermondsey Street meets Abbey Street/Long Lane)
Urban Catalyst are holding three open days to show
their revised plans for Bermondsey Square. The
developers and architects will be on hand to explain
and discuss the proposals.
http://www.urbancatalyst.com


RED CROSS GARDENS OPEN DAY
Saturday 15 March
12 noon-3pm at Red Cross Gardens, Redcross Way
Red Cross Gardens Open Day is being organised by
Bankside Open Spaces Trust as part of an ongoing
consultation process for the improvement of Red Cross
Gardens.  Red Cross Gardens was first laid out in 1832
by Octavia Hill, co-founder of the National Trust. The
garden and its social housing are considered one of the
best surviving examples of Octavia Hill's work. Designs
for the garden will on display for local residents,
organisations and businesses to view and discuss with
the landscape architects Chris Blandford Associates and
Bankside Open Spaces Trust. There will be a free mosaic
workshop run by FreeForm Arts Trust, as well as food
and soft drinks. 
http://www.bost.org.uk


LONDON ST PATRICK'S DAY FESTIVAL
Sunday 16 March
12 noon-6pm on the South Bank between Jubilee Gardens
and the National Theatre
This will be an inclusive family event with two
performance stages. Other festival features include
marquees showcasing Irish food and drink, arts and
crafts, music and dance. There will also be several
bars, community stalls and food outlets.
http://www.mystpatricksday.com
http://www.london.gov.uk/mayor/st_patricks_day/


ERNEST READ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHILDREN'S CONCERT
Sunday 16 March 
5pm at St John's Church, Waterloo Road; 7, children 5
Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra will perform works by
Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Berlioz and Britten.  Conductor,
Peter Stark, will explain the pieces in a
child-friendly manner with musical illustrations and
invite the children to sit in the orchestra during the
pieces and perhaps even to conduct. Ages 8-12.
http://www.erso.org.uk


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[ ADVERT: New Trustees - Waterloo Community Charity ]

Waterloo Community Charity are currently seeking new
local trustees. We are presently particularly keen to
obtain the services of a TREASURER as well as wishing
to encourage local people, in particular parents, to 
come and join us. Meetings are usually in the evenings,
about once every six weeks and last about two hours

For further information please contact
Deborah/Phaedra at 14 Baylis Road, London SE1 7AA
Tel 020 7633 9326 or email phaedra@waterloogreen.org.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

NEW ARCHBISHOP VISITS SOUTHWARK CATHEDAL 
The Archbishop of Canterbury has made his first visit
as Primate to Southwark Cathedral. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/460


HARRIET HARMAN BACKS FONES4SAFETY 
Solicitor-General Harriet Harmon appeared in SE1 today
at a Tate Modern launch for the new project
fones4safety, a combined recycling and community
support programme. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/459


SIMON HUGHES IS LONDON MAYOR CANDIDATE 
Simon Hughes has been confirmed as the Liberal Democrat
candidate in the Mayoral Election. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/458

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[ OFFER OF THE WEEK: Blue Print Cafe - Design Museum ]

Enjoy 2 courses at Conran's Blue Print Cafe and a
ticket to the Manolo Blahnik exhibition at the Design
Museum for just 20 

http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=322 

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

SURREAL EXPERIENCE AT DALI UNIVERSE 
After a surreal flooding incident in County Hall two
weeks ago causing thousands of pounds worth of damage,
Dali Universe, the exhibit of Spanish artist Salvador
Dali, is back in the business of surprising and
intriguing viewers. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/456


GIANT TIN CAN WINS SCULPTURE PRIZE
German born artist Gereon Krebber has won the 25,000
Jerwood Sculpture Prize. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/457

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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:

Manhattan's Harry Handelsman sells his Bankside loft
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=319 - Standard

Nicholson launches Perspective 2m Waterloo penthouses
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=321 - Standard

Woman distraught after police shoot her dog
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=320 - SLP

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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/

- Sainsbury's @ Waterloo
- Village Pizza
- Bermondsey Square Regeneration Open Days
- Policing of SE1
- Bermondsey Kitchen
- Menier Chocolate Factory
- TFL Conspiracy...
- Borough Community Centre
- Congestion Charge - the Reality! Thumbs up or down?


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

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