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Issue 161 | Monday 1 December 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Topnotch 12 days of fitness FREE
* December issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* SE1 news from around the web
* Attraction & theatre offers with Lastminute.com
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

Here's our pick of this week's community and cultural
events. For a comprehensive what's on guide check out
this month's 'in SE1' - see http://www.inSE1.co.uk for
details.


WORLD AIDS DAY EVENTS AT CITY HALL
Monday 1 December
All day at City Hall, Queen's Walk
A day of events hosted by Mayor Ken Livingstone.
Includes 'Are you HIV prejudiced?' photographic
exhibition in the Visitors' Centre, highlighting
experiences of prejudice and discrimination by people
living with HIV in the UK. The exhibition runs until
December 5 (9am-5pm).
Between 10am and 5pm today there will be a World AIDS
Day Craft Sale in the City Hall Cafeteria. Items will
include beaded red ribbons and dolls from the Siyazama
Project, which is run by women from a rural community
in Kwazulu Natal (South Africa).
http://www.london.gov.uk/mayor/aidsday03.jsp


MULTI-CULTURAL TREE CIRCLE PLANTING PICNIC
Monday 1 December
1pm-3pm by Symington House, off Harper Road, next to
Joseph Lancaster School
Community tree planting event. Free vegetarian
refreshments. A regular community garden club will meet
on Tuesdays 12-3pm, based at REPA Adventure, 10 Dickens
Square, off Harper Road.
http://www.gln.org.uk


SHELL ELECTRIC STORM
Monday 1 December
Tonight the Shell Electric Storm is due to host a
special event to mark the start of Advent, but exact
details were unavailable at the time of compilation.
http://www.shellelectricstorm.com


FESTIVE FUN AT THE FASHION AND TEXTILE MUSEUM
Tuesday 2 & Tuesday 9 December
6.30pm-9pm at the Fashion & Textile Museum, 83
Bermondsey Street
Free admission to the exhibition 'My Favourite Dress'.
An evening of shopping and mingling with complimentary
mulled wine and mince pies. 10% discount at the museum
shop.
http://www.ftmlondon.org


CHRISTMAS EVENINGS AT THE MUSEUM OF GARDEN HISTORY
Wednesdays 3 & 10 December 
6pm-9pm at the Museum of Garden History, Lambeth Palace
Road; free 
Morley College Singers perform during the garden
shopping evening when the cafe serves medieval themed
Christmas food  and non-alcoholic mulled wine. 
http://www.museumgardenhistory.org


GINGERBREAD ETHNIC MINORITY LONE PARENT PROJECT
Thursday 4 December 
10.30am-2.30pm at Charterhouse, 40 Tabard Street
First meeting to be followed by Eid celebrations
and henna art for parents and face painting for the
little ones!
on 020 7407 1114
http://www.gingerbread.org.uk


BLACKFRIARS SETTLEMENT CHRISTMAS FAIR 
Thursday 4 December 
1-4pm; at 1 Rushworth Street; free 
Baked food, handmade Christmas cards, crafts and white
elephant stall. 
http://www.blackfriars-settlement.org.uk


CHRISTMAS EVENING IN LOWER MARSH
Thursday 4 December
5.30pm-8pm in Lower Marsh
Late night shopping as the Salvation Army Band plays
Christmas favourites and the traders in Dickensian
costumes roast chestnuts. Free hot sangria and mince
pies served outside Cubana.
http://www.lower-marsh.co.uk


CHRISTMAS FAIR AT ST MATTHEW'S-AT-THE-ELEPHANT 
Saturday 6 December
11am-2pm at St Matthew's, Meadow Row
Stalls, games, food, tombola and Father Christmas.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=584


WATERLOO COMMUNITY CONFERENCE
Saturday 6 December
10am-1pm at the Living Space, 1 Coral Street, Waterloo
Road
Waterloo Community Regeneration Trust holds a Waterloo
Community Conference. A chance for groups and
individuals to find out what WCRT does and how it can
help. More details on 020 7202 6900. 


CHAPLIN CLOSE CHRISTMAS FAIR 
Saturday 6 December
12 noon at Chaplin Close Community Hall, Chaplin Close;
20p
Tombola, craft stalls, food and  refreshments. Father
Christmas visiting. 


CHRISTMAS FAYRE AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Sunday 7 December
12.30-3pm at Southwark Cathedral, Montague Close; free
Food, book and gift stalls. Mulled wine  and mince
pies. Friends of Southwark Cathedral event. 
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral/friends/


ALUMBRADO - LATIN AMERICAN LIGHTING FESTIVAL
Sunday 7 December 
4pm-7.30pm on the 1st floor, Elephant & Castle Shopping
Centre
Celebrate Christmas the Latin American way! Music from
'Los Chicos del Vallenato', decorations, lighting
ceremony, nativity (pesebre) set, fun and celebrations.
http://www.elephantlinks.co.uk

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[ December issue of 'in SE1' ]

The December issue of 'in SE1', our monthly printed
news, features and what's on publication, is on its way
to all the usual distribution points. 

As usual you can also download the publication in Adobe
Acrobat format (PDF) via the website 
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:

FOUR ARRESTS IN BANKSIDE ICE CREAM LICENSING PROBE
Detectives from the Met Police arrested four people on
Thursday - including a serving Southwark police officer
- as part of an investigation into allegations of
corruption regarding the licensing of riverside ice
cream sellers.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/739


10 YEARS IN JAIL FOR WATERLOO ROBBER
24-year-old Jason Colliver of Miller Walk, off Stamford
Street, was on Friday sentenced to 10 years
imprisonment at the Middlesex Guildhall Crown Court
after he pleaded guilty to three robberies in south
London and the Home Counties.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/742


TOPPING OUT CEREMONY AT RIVERSIDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Patricia Moberly, Chairman of Guy's and St Thomas'
Hospital NHS Trust, presided over the topping out
ceremony at the new Evelina Children's Hospital in
Lambeth Palace Road on Monday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/740


LAMBETH BRIDGE DUCK TOUR RESCUE DRAMA
Eight tourists on a "duck tour" pleasure boat trip were
rescued by a lifeboat after the amphibious craft began
to take on water near Lambeth Bridge.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/738


FREE TICKET OFFER AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Southwark Playhouse is giving away 100 free tickets for
the first week of its family Christmas show, Forty
Hares and a Princess, to Southwark residents.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/741

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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

National Theatre and Imperial War Museum to be lit up
for Christmas
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=587 - Standard

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[ Attraction & theatre offers with Lastminute.com ]

SAVE 20% AT WINSTON CHURCHILL'S BRITAIN AT WAR
EXPERIENCE
The Britain At War Experience in Tooley Street
recreates the London Blitz in all its fury with special
effects highlighting the sites and sounds, the
artefacts, and even the dust and smoke of an air raid
at its height.
http://lastminute.se1direct.co.uk/?id=106


MESSIAH: SCENES FROM A CRUCIFIXION BY STEVEN BERKOFF 
@ THE OLD VIC THEATRE - ONLY 15
Steven Berkoff's award winning play comes to the Old
Vic for a limited season following a rapturous
reception at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2000.
http://lastminute.se1direct.co.uk/?id=117

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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/

- 100-140 Union Street
- Trouble on Weston Street saturday night
- Helicopters
- Shape @ Czar Bar
- Thameslink 2000 consultation
- Coronet Cinema
- Tabard TMC turmoil
- London Bridge Tower
- All quiet @ Wicked
- No water!
- Good electrician?

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

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