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Issue 136 | 2 June 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Complete Relocation
* June 2003 issue of 'in SE1'
* 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:


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 4 June
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
This month's meeting will have a particular focus on
Traffic and Stransport - David Solman will speak about
the Borough Spending Plan and how it relates to Borough
& Bankside. Youth provision is also on the agenda, as
well as decisions on litter bin placement and tree
planting deferred from the last meeting. The full
agenda and minutes are available on the Southwark
website.
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/involved/cc_1boro.htm


MINT STREET CELEBRATION
Thursday 5 June
4-7pm at Mint Street Pak, Marshalsea Road; free
Brazilian music from Sambura, children's activities,
refreshments and information. Everyone who attends will
be invited to plant a mint plant.
http://www.bost.org.uk


LAUNCH OF ELEPHANT & CASTLE REGENERATION PLANS
Friday 6 to Monday 9 June
Fri 12 noon-6.30pm; Sat & Mon 10am-6.30pm at the
Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
The proposals for the 1bn regeneration of the Elephant
and Castle, including a model of the transformed area,
will be on display on the first floor of the Shopping
Centre. Members of Southwark Council's Regeneration
Team will be on hand to explain the plans and answer
questions. The display marks the start of the three
month public consultation period and feedback is
encouraged.


THE APOTHECARY: FROM GARDEN TO GARRET - GUIDED WALK
Saturday 7 June 
Meet 2pm at St George's Garden, opposite St George
the Martyr Church; contact Old Operating Theatre for
price
An Apothecary Tour exploring the use of medicinal
plants. Starting within the fresh herb garden of St
George the Martyr Church, Southwark, there will be a
short walk to the oak beamed garret of the old St
Thomas' Hospital, where there will be a demonstration
of traditional medicinal preparations  of infusions,
poultices, pills and tablets.
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


LONDON GARDEN SQUARES DAY
Sunday 8 June
The following events on Sunday 8 June are all part of
London Garden Squares Day. A 5 ticket for all the 98
participating gardens across London is available from
020 7318 9299.
A free conducted ride visiting some of the gardens
starts from Waterloo Millennium Green at 10am - 
details from cyclist@westminstercyclists.fsnet.co.uk
http://www.londongardenstrust.org 


WATERLOO GREEN DAY
Sunday 8 June 
12 noon-4pm at Waterloo Millennium Green, Baylis Road
Decorate and plant up flower pots (WCC will give you
all the materials you need to decorate and grow your
own flower pot and will even show you how to plant and
look after it. Come along at anytime, but if you want a
flower pot don't leave it too late as places are
limited - tickets will be given on entry).
Go on a wild flower walk and talk, and have your say
about green spaces around the Waterloo area. There will
also be face painting, a bouncy castle and a raffle. 


MERRICK SQUARE ANNUAL GARDEN FETE
Sunday 8 June 
2pm-5pm at Merrick Square, Trinity Street; 1
Trinity Newington Residents' Association annual event.
Stalls, refreshments and music.
http://www.tnra.net/fete.htm


SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL CHURCHYARD OPEN DAY
Sunday 8 June 
2pm-5pm at Southwark Cathedral
The East Churchyard herb garden, constructed around the
ruins of the medieval Lady Chapel and vault, recalls
the Cathedral's past as a monastic foundation and
connections with the nearby St Thomas's Hospital herb
garret. The South Churchyard has been designed using
plants with Shakespearean and biblical resonance. 
The Millennium Courtyard contains a row of liquid amber
trees, under-planted with a mixture of aromatic shrubs. 
Choral evensong at 3pm. Cream teas in  refectory.
Education centre activity.  Garden leaflet.  Guides in
gardens all afternoon. 
http://www.dswark.org


GARDEN BARGE SQUARE, MILL STREET
Sunday 8 June 
2pm-5pm at Reed's Wharf, 33 Mill Street
Garden Barge Square is situated at Tower Bridge
Moorings. These are historic moorings which date back
some 200 years or more. Gardens have been created on
some of the barges moored here.  As more are added,
they will together form an 'inside out' floating garden
square, within which other interesting and historic
craft are moored. Visitors are strongly advised to wear
sensible shoes.  They visit the moorings at their own
risk. 

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[ June 2003 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The June 2003 issue of our monthly printed news and
what's on publication is now being distributed to all
the usual locations across the area.

Alternatively you can download and print your own copy
in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) from the website at
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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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:

THE TERRY AND GABY SHOW MAKES COUNTY HALL DEBUT 
A new daily TV magazine show to be broadcast from
County Hall on the South Bank launches on Monday - just
yards away from the studios of ITV's rival This Morning
show.
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/553


ELEPHANT & CASTLE PLANS TO GO ON SHOW 
The proposals  for the 1 billion regeneration of the
Elephant and Castle will be unveiled on Friday 6 June
at the Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre. 
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/548


GOLDEN HINDE TO SET SAIL FOR SOUTHAMPTON 
The Golden Hinde, the replica of Sir Francis Drake's
famous 16th century warship, will be leaving St Mary
Overie Dock this Summer and setting sail for the
Southampton Boat Show. 
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/546


CANNONS FIRE OVER ST MARY OVERIE DOCK 
The BBC has been in Clink Street filming a new history
series. 
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/551


COLIN FIRTH FILMING IN LOWER MARSH 
Colin Firth has been filming in Lower Marsh with market
traders hired as extras. 
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/550


INNOVATIVE INSPIRE CENTRE SEEKS IT AND OUTREACH STAFF 
InSpire, a 1.5m centre for learning, arts and
community to be based in the crypt of a church near the
Elephant and Castle, is looking for an IT coordinator
and an outreach coordinator. 
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/547


BANKSIDE RESTAURANT LAUNCHES BERMONDSEY CHARITY LINK 
Bankside Restaurant last week held an evening reception
to promote Bermondsey-based charity Action for Blind
People which it is supporting throughout 2003. 
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/552

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[ Offers of the week from lastminute.com ]

2 for 1 matinees at the BFI London Imax Cinema
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Livebait Waterloo in The Cut - 2 courses 12.95
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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Each week we trawl the web for news and features about
SE1 people, places and organisations

At home with Wicked's Brian and Caroline Sheridan
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=437 - Standard

Cathedral fights plan for live sex at nearby Wicked 
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=439 - Telegraph

Lambeth Palace fox destroys plants at garden museum
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=438 - Guardian

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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/

- Elephant regeneration. The saga continues
- Strange buildings in SE1
- Unsolicited flyers, junk mail etc.
- Wicked
- Champor-Champor
- Bring back public hangings
- Peabody Square
- Tabard Gardens
- Kids and the Tube
- Tower Bridge Lifts
- Local open spaces still not ready

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

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