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Issue 158 | Monday 10 November 2003

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* What's on this week 
* Restaurant & theatre offers with Lastminute.com
* 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:

TWO MINUTE SILENCE 
Tuesday 11 November
11am at the Shell Centre
The words "Your Way to Say Thank You" will be projected
onto the side of the Shell Centre in Belvedere Road
during the two minute silence.


COMMUNITY GARDENING CLUB
Tuesday 11 November (& every Tuesday)
1pm-3pm; meet at Charterhouse-in-Southwark, 40 Tabard
Street
Free bulbs and pots. Pot up some bulbs to display
atthe Spring Flower Show. For every bulb you plant,
one will be planted in a community garden
Tools and training provided.
West Bermondsey Community Forum has recently set up a
'Friends of Tabard Park' group. Membership is open to
all local residents and anyone with an interest in
Tabard Park. The Forum works with the following
organisations to expand the locally available range of
gardening and community projects, and composting and
recycling facilities: Leathermarket JMB & RSO, Friends
of Guy Street Park, Green Lanes Network, Tabard Gardens
TMC, CRISP, REPA.
For more information  contact Kate Nicholls or Jennifer
Davis on 020 7403 9683 or email WBForum@tiscali.co.uk


WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM MEETING
Wednesday 12 November 
6.30pm-8.30pm at Decima Street TA hall, 7 Decima Street
The Forum is open to everyone who lives, works or uses
services in the West Bermondsey priority neighbourhood
area. The agenda includes: community funding workshops
available to local people, a Projects Bank which can
help address concerns about how Section 106 planning
gain money is allocated, a forthcoming Newsletter for
West Bermondsey, the Friends of Tabard Park group, and
the constitution of the Forum. Come along and have your
say, and to let people know about local events which
may be of interest.  Agendas and minutes are available
from Kate Nicholls or Jennifer Davis on 020 7403 9683
or emailWBForum@tiscali.co.uk


GUY'S & ST THOMAS'S NHS TRUST PUBLIC MEETING
Wednesday 12 November
7.30pm at the Franklin Wilkins Building, King's College
London, Stamford Street  
Guy's and St Thomas's are seeking Foundation Status for
the hospitals. An opportunity to hear the trust's case
and ask questions. The trust's website has  background
information on the reasons  for the application. 
http://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk


TRADITIONAL ACUPUNCTURE CENTRE OPEN DAY
Saturday 15 November
3pm-7pm at 75 Roupell Street  
The Centre is celebrating 20 years in its 1868 building
in Waterloo's Roupell Street. 

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[ Restaurant & theatre offers with Lastminute.com ]


BLUE PRINT CAFE - TWO-COURSE MENU & A TICKET TO THE "MY
FAVOURITE DRESS" EXHIBITION FOR 20
A two-course meal and a ticket to the 'My Favourite
Dress' exhibition at The Fashion and Textile Museum, 83
Bermondsey Street - all for just 20.
- Excludes service charge and side dishes
- Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday
- Pre theatre: Tuesday - Saturday
- Until Sunday 30 November
Please note: the tickets are to be collected at the
restaurant. Diners are requested to visit the museum
before dining if your booking is after 14.30.
http://lastminute.se1direct.co.uk/?id=110


SILKA - SOUTHWARK STREET - 50% OFF FOOD BILL
Designed by award-winning architects, the focal point
of Silka's interior is its open-plan kitchen. This
modernist feel is complemented by high culinary
standards, where an emphasis on healthy eating and
energy balanced contemporary Indian cuisine provides an
ideal antidote to the frantic pace of city life.
- 50% off the a la carte menu
- Food only, beverages are not included in this offer
- Lunch and dinner: Monday - Saturday
- Until Sunday 30 November
http://lastminute.se1direct.co.uk/?id=110


ON THE FUNNY SIDE @ THE BLACKFRIARS PAVILION 
Only 7.50 & a free hot buffet meal
Fortnightly stand up night in the gloriously intimate
and relaxed surroundings of the Blackfriars Pavilion.
Each show features four outstanding stand-ups,
handpicked from the best of the London circuit, and
regular compere extraordinaire, UnderHand's very own,
Matt Holt.
http://lastminute.se1direct.co.uk/?id=117

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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:

LONDON EYE TURNS RED FOR REMEMBRANCE APPEAL
The London Eye has been basked in a bright red glow to
publicise this year's Poppy Appeal, and the front of
the Shell Centre in Belvedere Road has been transformed
with images of red poppies tumbling down the side of
the building.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/711


LONDON EYE HITS FINANCIAL CRISIS
The hugely popular yet loss-making London Eye
observation wheel on the South Bank could be forced to
raise more than 100 million to pay off loans from its
main financial backer British Airways. Visitor numbers
this year have slumped by half a million.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/712


POPE NAMES NEW ARCHBISHOP OF SOUTHWARK
Bishop of Northampton Kevin McDonald is to be the new
Archbishop of Southwark.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/708


BOROUGH MARKET BRINGS COMMUNITY TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Borough Market improves the quality of life Londoners'
lives claim researchers from King's College London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/707


BERMONDSEY'S LORD OF THE MANOR TO SELL ANCIENT TITLE
The Lordship of Bermondsey is to be auctioned in the
City this month.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/706


SCIENCE MUSEUM AWARD FOR WATERLOO PUPILS
A group of children from Johanna Primary School near
Lower Marsh in Waterloo have taken a top prize in a
nationwide competition organised by the Science Museum
and linked to the Museum's Stem Project.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/705


ELECTRIC STORM HITS THE SOUTH BANK
Installation has begun in the trees lining the South
Bank to create Shell Electric Storm, a stunning event
of colour, light, mist and sound that will be powered
entirely by renewable energy.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/710


BANKSIDE ARTS LIQUIDATION MEETING
The Bankside Arts Training Trust final liquidation
meeting has been held leaving eleven SE1 businesses
owed money.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/703

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

ERIC RAVILIOUS CENTENARY EXHIBITION AT IMPERIAL WAR
MUSEUM
On Underground platforms it is a pleasure to see an
Eric Ravilious poster again and this time advertising
an exhibition.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/709

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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

Concern for artworks in Saatchi County Hall landord row
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=571 - Observer

Inside Club Wicked - undercover investigation
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=570 - Standard

Blur to play the Coronet at the Elephant & Castle
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=569 - NME

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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/

- 45 metre wind turbine for the South Bank
- Pub lock-in
- 56 Southwark Bridge Road
- Security Gates
- Christmas Social?
- Lord of Bermondsey
- Mini Cabs
- Is ANYONE getting post delivered yet?
- Management Companies
- Key worker housing in SE1
- Leased Lines in SE1
- Good pubs open at the weekend - Duke of York
- Recycling plastic

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

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