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Issue 155 | Monday 20 October 2003

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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Southwark Rose Hotel and Bankside Restaurant
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* 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:


BOROUGH AND BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 22 October
7pm at St Saviour's & St Olave's CE School Hall, New
Kent Road 
Meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer wards.
Agenda includes update on policing issues and a
presentation on terms of reference for community
councils and outline of the types of decisions that
community councils have power to make. There will also
be a discussion on the proposal for demolition of 100
Union Street and redevelopment of site for a mixed use
development comprising a 9/10 storey building, two 6
storey buildings consisting of 73 residential units, B1
business space, A1/A3 shop/café units and 8 live/work
units with associated parking. Other planning
applications to be considered are a retrospective
application for works at the former Hartley's Jam
Factory and 80 Southwark Bridge Road.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=546 


SALAD - RAW CANVAS DROP-IN DAY AT TATE MODERN
Saturday 25 October
2pm-8pm at Tate Modern, Bankside; free
SALAD is a free afternoon and evening of Raw Canvas
tasters, with a variety of workshops and events
happening throughout the gallery and in the Clore
Education Centre. Everyone between 15 and 23 is welcome
to come along and take part or simply have a look at
what's going on. Raw Canvas is an initiative at Tate
Modern run by young adults for young adults, giving
everyone the opportunity to reach their own conclusions
about art. Includes DJ/VJ Workshop, video-editing and
print making. 
http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/eventseducation/


OCTOBER PLENTY WITH THE LION'S PART
Sunday 26 October
12 noon, beginning on Bankside by Shakespeare's Globe.
Annual autumn Harvest Celebration mixing ancient
seasonal customs and theatre with contemporary
festivity: this year joining with the historic Borough
Market's Food Fair. The website has pictures of past
years' events.
http://www.thelionspart.co.uk

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ADVERT: Southwark Rose Hotel and Bankside Restaurant
present 'Trick & Trick', Thursday 30 October, 5.30-8pm.

Calling all secretaries and corporate travel bookers -
here's your chance to celebrate Halloween early this
year by attending a special 'Trick & Treat' cocktail
reception at The Southwark Rose Hotel on Thursday 30
October.

Come and view this stylish new hotel and check out the
new bookers reward scheme, giving you the chance to
treat yourself to luxurious treats, such as Tattinger
champagne, complimentary weekends and meals at Bankside
Restaurant, plus lots more.  

There'll be bangers and mash courtesy of Bankside,
ghoulish cocktails, as well as treats galore and
entertainment from Dr Voodoo with his magical tricks.
If you would like to come to the event, please contact
either Auriol or Eleanor for an invitation on either of
the following email addresses:
Eleanor Wallis on eleanor@banksidese1.freeserve.co.uk
Auriol Moores on auriol@zealmarketing.biz

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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:

RELIEF AS DAVID BLAINE STUNT ENDS 
Residents of Tooley Street and Butler's Wharf can
breath a sigh of relief following the completion of
David Blaine's 44 day stunt in Potter's Fields. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/686


SHOREDITCH COMES TO HOPTON STREET 
The Purdy Hicks Gallery in Hopton Street was this week
transformed into The Light Restaurant and Bar in
Shoreditch High Street for the filming of the second
Bridget Jones film. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/685


LONDON TONIGHT TO LEAVE THE SOUTH BANK 
London's regional news on ITV1 is to leave its
well-known South Bank studios when production is taken
over by ITN. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/684


FREE IT CONSULTANCY FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS
REALISE is offering free IT consultancy to community
and voluntary groups in the Lambeth and Southwark. It
is designed to provide groups with practical,
jargon-free advice. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/683


PRIMATES CALL ON US CHURCH TO CHANGE ITS MIND 
Primates meeting at Lambeth Palace have expressed
"profound pain and uncertainty" over the American
Church's decision to confirm the election of a priest
"in a committed same sex relationship" to the office of
a Bishop. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/682


BRIDGET'S BACK IN THE BOROUGH 
The cameras are rolling again at Borough Market ­ this
time for the sequel to Bridget Jones's Diary. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/681


POLICE LAUNCH ABBEY STREET MURDER HUNT 
Police have launched a murder investigation following
the shooting of a 53year old man in Bermondsey in the
early hours of Thursday morning. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/680


WICKED HEARING ADJOURNED FOR A MONTH 
Southwark Council is expected to confirm a mid-November
date for the resumption of the Wicked Bar and Nightclub
licensing hearing. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/679


WATERLOO PRAYERS FOR LAMBETH PRIMATES SUMMIT 
A eucharist has been celebrated at St John¹s Church in
Waterloo as part of a ring of prayer surrounding the
meeting of 38 Anglican archbishops at Lambeth Palace. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/675


SOUTHWARK SAYS SORRY FOR BLAINE DISRUPTION
Southwark Council is urging Blaine fans to stay at home
on Sunday when David Blaine leaves his box in Potters
Fields, as council leader Nick Stanton admits the
council was ill-prepared for the impact of the stunt. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/674

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

GEORGE NICHOLSON PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION AT OXO TOWER 
The guest list at the opening of Painting with Light at
the Oxo Tower contained many associated with memorable
SE1 events over the last quarter of a century. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/678


GHOSTS OF THE ABYSS AT THE IMAX 
Engineered exclusively for IMAX cinemas, Ghosts of the
Abyss (U) is Academy Award winning director James
Cameron's documentary of the legendary Titanic that
inspired his signature film. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/677


THE WEATHER PROJECT AT TATE MODERN 
Tate Modern's great Turbine Hall which closed in the
summer has reopened with a giant sun seen through a
mist. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/676

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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

'Suicide' near Blaine box on Wednesday afternoon
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=552 - BBC News

BFI shelves plan for Film Centre near Tate Modern
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=551 - Standard

Rome gets Globe Theatre replica
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=550 - BBC News

Prince Philip shocked by fashion museum colour scheme
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=549 - Vogue

Where are they now? Tate Modern Turbine Hall exhibits
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=548 - Independent

Thames torso boy was poisoned
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=555 - Standard

Gary Oldman sparks police search near London Eye
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=554 - Standard

EU official wants to rename Waterloo station
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=553 - Ananova

Michael Barnett photography exhibition at LCP
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=556 - Barnet Times

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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/

- Foggy Sunset at the Tate
- Wicked (part 4)
- Trinty Street closed
- Elephant DEgeneration
- Terrible Rubbish Collection
- Anyone know of a good doctor?
- Ring of prayer
- Looking for a good dentist
- Can anyone help a young lad?
- Land in front of London Eye
- Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
- Southwark Council says sorry

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

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