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Issue 124 | 17 March 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week
* ADVERT: Shad Thames spacious 1-bed flat £250,000
* March issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news and features from London-SE1.co.uk
* OFFER OF THE WEEK: 2 for 1 at the BFI IMAX Cinema
* 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:


FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Wednesday 19 to Saturday 22 March
7.30pm (matinee Sat 3pm) at Lambeth Mission, Lambeth
Road; £6 (conc £3)
Production of Joseph Stein's classic musical which
transends the story of a Russian Jewish man and his
family to reveal a universal theme of the difficulty of
preserving tradition in a changing world. Performed by
the Inner City Players, who have been performing at the
Lambeth Mission for over 30 years.
Tel 020 7735 9012


FAMILY CONCERT: MUSIC IN THE WIND AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Saturday 22 March
10.30am at Morley College, 62 Westminster Bridge Road;
£3 (child £1)
Families with very young children welcome at this
morning of informal music and dance.
http://www.morleycollege.ac.uk


CANTERBURY PILGRIMS MUSIC AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Saturday 22 March
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral; £8
The Music of the Canterbury Pilgrims with New
Renaissance Voices. Sacred and secular songs from the
time of Chaucer with later settings by Josquin, Mouton,
Lobo, Lassis. Directed by Bruce Saunders.
http://www.nrv.org.uk


PETER AND THE WOLF: FREE PERFORMANCE AT THE RFH
Sunday 23 March
3pm & 4.30pm at the Royal Festival Hall Ballroom; free
Live chamber performances of Prokofiev's Peter and the
Wolf. London Sinfonietta conducted by Martyn Brabbins
and narrated by Sally Pomme Clayton.
http://www.londonsinfonietta.org.uk

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[ ADVERT: Shad Thames spacious 1-bed flat £250,000 ]

SE1 Shad Thames spacious 1-bed flat £250,000 no chain

Rare chance in Tower Bridge Square: finely-decorated
flat with spacious lounge and double bedroom in elegant
low-rise estate which comes onto the market least in
the whole Shad Thames Conservation Area. Top quality
elegant fitted furniture installed with much care and
thought. Kitchen has new washing machine, gas cooking
hob and sink/taps plus dishwasher, fridge, freezer,
microwave and electric oven. Exclusive use of very
large loft storage area unusual feature. Car park space
incl. 

To view, pls contact Mrs Beckett on 020 7357 8280 (BT)
or 07763 560 769 (mobile) from Mon March 17th.

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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


TOOLEY STREET BANK SIEGE ENDS QUIETLY 
An attempted raid at the NatWest bank in Tooley Street
on Friday afternoon caused widespread disruption for
local residents and commuters. Tower Bridge and Tooley
Street were closed to traffic. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/469


RED CROSS GARDENS OPEN DAY 
The open day at Red Cross Gardens was both a look
forward to a renewed garden and and celebration of the
life of Octavia  Hill who founded the garden and
cottages as well as planning the Church Commissioners
cottages at Waterloo. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/472


RED NOSE DAY FUN RUN HITS SE1 
Red Nose Day in SE1 was an eventful one with the
riverside providing the setting for the Comic Relief
Fun Run. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/470


CITY HALL CHAMPIONS FAIRTRADE PRODUCTS 
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone was at the City Hall
cafe this week to persuade Londoners to try Fairtrade
products for free as part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2003. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/467


SEVEN POLICE OFFICERS IN SE1 ROAD SMASH 
Southwark Police are investigating the circumstances
surrounding a collision in Jamaica Road on Wednesday in
which three Southwark Police Officers and four British
Transport Police officers were injured. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/466


WHEEL OF LIFE AT THE YOUNG VIC 
SE1 residents used to hosting the stars at the Young
Vic are now taking to the stage themslves in The Cut.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/468


M&S BEATS SAINSBURY'S TO WATERLOO 
Marks & Spencer is opening a store in SE1 next month. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/465


BERMONDSEY SQUARE PLANS ON SHOW 
This week Bermondsey residents will get their first
look at revised designs for the much-delayed Bermondsey
Square redevelopment. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/463


ARCHBISHOP LAYS FOUNDATION STONE OF NEW CHILDREN'S
HOSPITAL 
Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has
laid the foundation stone of the new Evelina Children's
Hospital at St Thomas' Hospital.  
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/461

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[ OFFER OF THE WEEK: 2 for 1 at the BFI IMAX Cinema ]

Lastminute.com is offering a 2 for the price of 1 deal
on tickets for selected matinee showings at the BFI
London IMAX Cinema in Waterloo:

- T- Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 3D
- India: Kingdom of the Tiger 
- Space Station 3D

http://lastminute.se1direct.co.uk/?id=106

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


SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE 
Dr Samuel Johnson once said that a work could not be
considered literature until it had continuously pleased
audiences for one hundred years. The Royal National
Theatreıs production of She Stoops to Conquer would
have satisfied him thoroughly. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/464


THE CHILDREN'S HOUR AT THE UNION THEATRE 
Union Theatreıs production of Lillian Hellmanıs The
Childrenıs Hour is anything but childish. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/462

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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:

Riverside museums served with flood warning
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=324 - Guardian

FBU leader Andy Gilchrist's £184 dinner at Oxo Tower
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=326 - Telegraph

Prince Michael of Kent visits Bankside Gallery school
project in Lewisham
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=325 - News Shopper

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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/

- Village Pizza 
- Is Trinity Church Square a Tourist Attraction?
- Pub quiz in SE1?
- C-charge wardens 
- Sainsburys @ Waterloo
- Window cleaner
- Pavement Parking
- Grange Road development
- Southwark LETS
- Menier Chocolate Factory

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

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