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Issue 135 | 26 May 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Apartment for rent
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Offers of the week from lastminute.com
* 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 COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 28 May 
7-9.30pm at the Millpond Tenants and Residents
Association Hall, 210a Jamaica Road, SE16 
First meeting of the Community Council for Grange,
Riverside and South Bermondsey wards. 
The agenda is available on the Southwark Council
website.
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/involved/cc_2berm.htm


BRIGHTEN UP THE AREA - BLACKFRIARS SETTLEMENT
Wednesday 28 May
7.30pm at Blackfriars Settlement Main Hall, 1-5
Rushworth Street
Come along to discuss ways in which our area can be
brightened up. A few years ago Blackfriars Settlement
participated in a project to help improve the area with
windowboxes and hanging gardens, and they wish to do so
again. If there is sufficient interest, Blackfriars
Settlement will work to secure funding for the project.
http://www.blackfriars-settlement.org.uk


ROSE THEATRE EXHIBITION OPEN DAY
Friday 30 May
11am-7pm at 56 Park Street; admission free but 
donations welcome
Rose Theatre Trust volunteers will be on hand to
tell you about the site and answer any questions you
may have.
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk


THE YOUNG VIC - BUILDING THE FUTURE - OPEN DAY
Saturday 31 May
10am-2pm at the Young Vic, 66 The Cut
The theatre is 33 years old, worn out and impossible to
repair. Plans for a rebuild are under way. At the first
open day last August there were ideas. Now there are
designs. Come and see the model and talk to the team.
http://www.youngvic.org - email newtheatre@youngvic.org


CULTURAL CAPITAL: LIVE! AT CITY HALL
Saturday 31 May & Sunday 1 June
Saturday 2pm-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm 
Cultural Capital: Live! is a free public event to
launch the public consultation of 'London: Cultural
Capital' - the first culture strategy for London . It
will take place at City Hall on the riverside and will
include live music, video and sound installations,
creative workshops and sports activities - a range of
interactive events that utilise the whole of City Hall.
This will be an event not to be missed. Performers
include Michael Nyman, Courtney Pine, Nikki Yeoh and
Ola Onabule , DJ Pogo and MC Sparkii, Rita Ray and Max
Rheinhardt, Bollywood Brass Band, Sin E, Orphy Robinson
and the London School of Samba.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=435 


POOL OF LONDON TOURS WITH SOUTHWARK TOUR GUIDES
Saturday 31 May & Sunday 1 June
Saturday 3pm and 5pm; Sunday 12 noon & 3pm; meet south
end of Tower Bridge
2 for 1 and kids go free on these interesting and fun
guided tours around the Pool of London.
http://www.pooloflondon.co.uk/news.builder/00047.html

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[ Local news & features from  the London SE1 website ]

The London SE1 website team updates the SE1 news and
features throughout the week:

ARCHBISHOP OF SOUTHWARK TO RETIRE 
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark Michael
Bowen is to retire two years early. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/545


APPEAL FOR WITNESSES IN THE CUT 
Police are appealing for information and witnesses
regarding a fatal collision in The Cut last Tuesday 20
May. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/541


TATE TO TATE RIVER SERVICE LAUNCHED 
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone has opened the Tate to
Tate ferry service. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/540


WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN MILL STREET FLAT 
Police have launched a murder enquiry following the
discovery of a woman's body in Mill Street on Tuesday
morning. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/539


POLICE REVISIT BERMONDSEY MURDER SCENE 
On Wednesday morning police were revisiting the scene
of the George Francis murder  in a bid to trace any
motorists who may have been in the vicinity of Lynton
Road, Galleywall Road and Southwark Park Road a week
ago. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/538


SOUTHWARK'S JEFFREY JOHN TO BE A BISHOP 
Canon Jeffrey John of Southwark Cathedral is to be the
next Bishop of Reading. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/537


TENNIS COACHING IN ARCHBISHOPS PARK 
As Summer approaches, what better than to enjoy a game
of tennis in SE1's largest green space? If you need to
hone your skills, the Friends of Archbishops Park has a
comprehensive programme of tennis coaching for all
ages. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/536


BANKSIDE IMPROVEMENTS SHOWCASED 
Bankside Business Partnership and Better Bankside last
week showcased their projects to local residents and
business representatives in a reception at Vinopolis.
Southwark Council leader Nick Stanton was the guest
speaker. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/535


TABARD STREET'S ROYAL OAK IS TOP PUB 
The Royal Oak in Tabard Street has been named as Pub of
the Year. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/534


WAYNE SLEEP LAUNCHES DUNGEON'S PLAGUE ATTRACTION 
Fresh from the Australian jungle, reality TV star Wayne
Sleep came face-to-face with rats again during the
opening of the Great Plague attraction at the London
Dungeon in Tooley Street. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/544

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[ Offers of the week from lastminute.com ]

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's Beethoven Cycle @ the
Royal Festival Hall, 1 June - only £10 
http://lastminute.se1direct.co.uk/?id=106 

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Interview with George Nicholson of Borough Market
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=434 - GreenFutures

Cross-river Tram scheme under threat
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=430 - SLP

A Towering Shame - Rowan Moore on the Tate Tower row
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=429 - Standard

Interview with new Tate Modern boss Vicente Todol’
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=433 - Standard

Inflatable sculptures outside Tate Modern
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=431 - BBC News

Joan Collins visits Bermondsey Antiques Market
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=432 - 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/

- Tabard Gardens
- Pool of London Partnership - open spaces projects
- Unsolicited flyers, junk mail etc.
- Bermondsey Kitchen
- Hate Ironing?
- Wicked
- Champor-Champor
- Totally London
- Filming in Southwark Jubilee Line Station
- Traffic demonstration - Falmouth Road

To read and respond to all these discussions and more,
go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

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