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Issue 138 | 16 June 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Shad Thames apartment to let
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* SE1 news from around the Web
* Offers of the week from lastminute.com
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

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

ROSE THEATRE OPEN DAY
Monday 16 June
11am-6pm at 56 Park Street; free (donations welcome)
The Rose Theatre Trust's team of volunteers will be
opening up the Rose Theatre site  to all comers. Come
and learn more about the site and the trust's plans for
it.
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk


BIKE WEEK: AFTER-WORK RIDE
Monday 16, Tuesday 17 & Thursday 19 June
Meet 6.15pm; Southwark Needle (London Bridge south end)
Monday's ride heads to Dulwich Park where there's a
wacky rides event and picnic.
http://www.southwarkcyclists.org.uk


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS FORUM MEETING
Monday 16 June
6.30pm at the Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street
Update meeting for those living bwteen the river and
Union Street on Bankside. Agenda includes Community
Councils review, Mayor's Draft Plan for London and the
latest news on the illegal trading problem.
Email sue@banksideresidentsforum.org


A VIGIL OF PRAYER FOR ZIMBABWE AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Tuesday 17 June
7pm at Southwark Cathedral
The eve of the festival of Bernard Mizeki, Zimbabwe¹s
first Anglican martyr.  With the Zimbabwe Christian
Fellowship Choir. 
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral


BIKE WEEK: BIKE2WORK BREAKFAST
Wednesday 18 June 
From 7am at the Island Cafe, Flat Iron Square (jct of
Southwark Bridge Road & Union  Street)
Popular annual breakfast gathering for Southwark's
cycle commuters
http://www.southwarkcyclists.org.uk


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 18 June 
7pm at the Millpond Tenants and Residents Association
Hall, 210a Jamaica Road, SE16 
Second meeting of the Community Council for residents
of Grange, Riverside and South Bermondsey wards. This
month's meeting includes discussion of transport and
youth provision. Full agenda available in PDF format on
Southwark Council website.
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/involved/cc_2berm.htm


BIKE WEEK: MIDSUMMER MADNESS RIDE
Saturday 21 June
Starts at 2am in Cutty Sark Gardens Greenwich, or you
can join at 2.30am on the south side of London Bridge
by the Southwark Needle
Early morning ride to witness the summer solstice
sunrise on the longest day of the year, arriving at
Primrose Hill by 4.43am for a fantastic view of sunrise
across the capital.
http://www.southwarkcyclists.org.uk


CHRIST CHURCH GARDENS FLOWER FESTIVAL
Saturday 21 June
12 noon-4pm at Christ Church Garden, 27 Blackfriars
Road; free
Displays, cream teas and a brass band. Competitions
include plant looking like its owner, best decorated
pot, best 'garden in a pot', best kids plant, flower of
the show, healthiest house plant and best home-grown
vegetable. Organised by Bankside Open Spaces Trust,
Christ Church Southwark and Waterloo Community
Regeneration Trust.
http://www.bost.org.uk
http://www.christchurchsouthwark.org.uk


BIKE WEEK FINALE 
Sunday 22 June at Greenwich Park
Mee at the National Film Theatre under Waterloo Bridge
at 4pm for a ride to the park, where they¹ll be a
picnic and lots of friendly cyclists celebrating the
close of a fantastic week.
http://www.southwarkcyclists.org.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:

SAINSBURY'S CENTRAL FOR STAMFORD STREET WITHIN 2 YEARS 
J Sainsbury has appointed Stanhope as development
partner for its former Stamford Street headquarters 
site, which will include the long-awaited Sainsbury's
Central store. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/563


FOUNDER'S PLACE CONSULTATION LAUNCH 
Plans for the redevelopment of Royal Street opposite St
Thomas' Hospital have gone on show. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/562


TATE TOWER: LONDON TOWN WINS PLANNING APPEAL 
A 20-storey residential and commercial skyscraper is
set to be built next to Tate Modern in Hopton Street
after troubled developers London Town plc won their
planning appeal. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/561


THREE ESCAPE IN NEWINGTON CAUSEWAY PRISON VAN HIJACK 
Three prisoners escaped in SE1 after a van carrying
inmates from Brixton prison to the Inner London Crown
Court was at the centre of a  hijack attempt on Tuesday
morning. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/559


PRINCE PHILIP'S BIRTHDAY VISIT TO DESIGN MUSEUM 
The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Design Museum on
Tuesday, his 82nd birthday. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/558


SOUTHWARK OFFERS FREE CYCLE TRAINING FOR BIKE WEEK 
Sixty lucky Southwark residents can win free cycle
training by entering a Council competition  as part of
National Bike Week, which runs until 22 June. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/565

10 YEARS OF THE SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE 
Bankside fringe theatre Southwark Playhouse began its
10th anniversary celebrations on Wednesday with a gala
night for friends and volunteers. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/566

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

RICHARD III AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE 
In terms of the series title 'Regime Change' Richard
III marks the end of the bloody Plantagenets and ends
with the union of Elizabeth of Lancaster with the Earl
of Richmond, the beginnings of the Tudors. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/564


BLACKBIRD AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE 
Southwark Playhouse occupies a tiny space in a
converted warehouse in Bankside. It is perhaps the
building's physical limitations that acts as a forcing
ground for their many innovative productions. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/560

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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

How green space helps Bermondsey's Spa School pupils
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=446 - BBC News

My work space by Zandra Rhodes
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=448 - The Guardian

Special Olympics torch travels Waterloo to City Hall
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=449 - BBC News

Shakespeare's Globe replica to be built in Rome
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=450 - Reuters

NY Times extolls the virtues of "once desolate" S Bank
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=452 - NY Times

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[ Offers of the week from lastminute.com ]

Blue Print Cafe, Design Museum - two-course menu £14.95 
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Conran's Le Pont de la Tour Bar & Grill, Shad Thames -
three-course set menu & a glass of champagne £19.50 
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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/

- Anyone know of a good garden centre?
- Parking permits
- Nelson Square
- Richard II at the Globe
- Tate Tower
- 17 Restaurant, Park Street?
- The car that makes the Tarzan noise
- Horse riding
- Asbestos flower tubs?
- Pub Quizzes
- Emma Cons Gardens
- Dodgy scam artist working around the Globe/Tate

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

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