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Issue 144 | Monday 28 July 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Bankside meal and river cruise offer - 15
* August issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* 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:

TWIN PARKS FESTIVAL - OPEN PLANNING MEETINGS
Monday 28 July & Monday 4 August
6.30pm at Charterhouse-in-Southwark, 40 Tabard Street
The meetings are open to everyone living in the West
Bermondsey Community Forum area. Ideas, suggestions and
offers of help for the community festival to be held on
Saturday 30 August are welcome!
Email WBForum@tiscali.co.uk for more information


ARCHBISHOPS PARK FAMILY FUN DAY 
Wednesday 30 July 
1pm-6pm in Archbishops Park


JAM FACTORY DISRUPTION - PUBLIC MEETING
Wednesday 30 July
6.30pm at the Roundhouse on Cardinal Bourne Street
(just off Great Dover Street)
A public meeting has been called to which all those
whose quality of life continues to be affected by the
Jam Factory development. West Bermondsey Community
Forum are supporting the meeting and Councillor Richard
Thomas is chairing. Angel Properties, the developers,
will be there.


EDF ENERGY BANKSIDE-LUDGATE CIRCUS TUNNEL CONSULTATION
Wednesday 30, Thursday 31 July & Saturday 2 August
Wed/Thu 7.30pm-9pm; Sat 12 noon-3pm at Bankside House
(LSE), Sumner Street
Work starts in August on boring a tunnel to carry power
cables between the substation at Tate Modern and the
City of London across the Thames. Drop-in information
sessions on the project are being held at Bankside
House. The hole will be hidden by a hoarding at the
east end of the Tate garden.
Further information from 0800 781 4721


FREE OPEN AIR THEATRE AT THE SCOOP
Thursday 31 July
6.30pm at The Scoop (the amphitheatre next to City Hall
in the More London development); free
A new production of Sophocles' timeless tragedy Oedipus
in More London's new 'The Scoop' amphitheatre.
Presented by The Steam Industry, this production of
Oedipus is directed by Phil Wilmott, with Stephen
Beckett (Dr Matt Ramsden from Coronation Street) in the
title role. 
http://www.pooloflondon.co.uk


AERIAL: THE VIEW FROM ABOVE - AT THE LONDON EYE
Until Sunday 7 September 
Daily (open air) around the base of the London Eye;
free
Jason Hawkes, Britain's leading aerial photographer,
and British Airways London Eye have joined forces this
summer for this major new aerial photography
exhibition. The collection of over 50 photographs
features images from across Great Britain. Jason will
be offering a series of talks on aerial photography on
selected dates throughout the summer.
http://www.ba-londoneye.com 
http://www.jasonhawkes.com 

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[ ADVERT: Bankside meal and river cruise offer - 15 ]

Enjoy the best of both worlds with a circular Thames
river cruise and a two-course lunch or dinner at
Bankside Restaurant. 

Boats run every 20 minutes and stop at a wide range of
river piers including Bankside, Westminster and
Greenwich.

For more information or to book tickets tel: Bankside
Restaurant at 020 7633 0011.

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[ August issue of 'in SE1' ]

The August issue of our monthly printed news and events
publication, 'in SE1', will be arriving at the usual
distribution points during the coming week. 

As usual you can download and print your own copy in
Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) from 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:

HIGH COURT CHALLENGE TO 20-STOREY TATE 'RIVAL' 
A legal challenge is being mounted against plans to
build a 20-storey tower alongside Tate Modern. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/601


LORD ARCHER RETURNS TO ALBERT EMBANKMENT HOME 
Jeffrey Archer has chosen to return to his SE1 flat
whilst on parole. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/598


FOOD FOR THOUGHT AT PIZZA EXPRESS 
Diners at the South Bank branch of Pizza Express are
being greeted by a shocking piece of contemporary art
based on South London crime statistics. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/600

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

SHAKESPEARE'S RIVALS EXHIBITION AT THE GLOBE 
The entrance to the special exhibition Shakespeare's
Rivals underneath Shakespeare's Globe is by way of a
reproduction triumphal archway. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/602

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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

Two stars for Lambeth & Southwark's Primary Care Trusts
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=474 - St. Guardian

Success of 10 ticket scheme at National Theatgre
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=473 - Guardian

Stirling Moss comes off scooter in Waterloo
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=472 - Daily Mirror


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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/

- Hurry to the Old Vic 
- New architecture on Tooley Street
- Oedipus at City Hall 
- Golf in SE1
- Gyms in SE1
- Wicked (part 3) 
- Tower Bridge Barges
- Archbishops Park closed
- Tailor/alterations?
- Southwark Crown Court
- New Development: Wootton Street SE1
- Self Storage companies
- One Way Bus Lane
- Tai Chi, Pilates and stuff....
- Honest Cabbage Opening - SE1 Bash!
- Subways
- Volkswagen garages
- Brilliant barber on Waterloo Road
- Tanner Street Park tennis courts
- Flight paths in SE1
- Art on golden jubilee bridge

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

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