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Issue 174 | Monday 1 March 2004

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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: 10% off Yoga classes for SE1 Direct readers
* March 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 ]

Here's our pick of this week's community and cultural
events. For a more comprehensive what's on guide check
out 'in SE1' - see http://www.inSE1.co.uk for details.
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BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 3 March
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Monthly meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer
wards. Agenda includes a presentation by Peter Williams
of Better Bankside on the Business Improvement District
pilot project, where businesses in Bankside help to
fund environmental improvements and ongoing maintenance
in the area. There will be an update on policing issues
in Borough and Bankside. Workshops will discuss topics
and issues for future community council meetings and
ideas for projects that would improve the local area.
There will be a presentation and opportunity to comment
on a Lighting Strategy for the Bankside area as part of
the Section 106 agreement for the Bankside 123
development on Southwark Street (the St Christopher
House site).
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=529


LOCAL RESIDENTS' OPEN DAY AT THE SOUTH BANK CENTRE
Saturday 6 March
10am-4pm at the Hayward Talk Space
People involved in the area are invited to drop in find
out about the South Bank Centre's plans and how they
will affect them. Guests will have the chance to meet
the Royal Festival Hall's new Project Director, Ian
Blackburn, Commercial Director Mike McCart and other
colleagues, who will lead one-hour guided tours around
the Royal Festival Hall and immediate site at 10.30am,
12.30pm and 2pm. This will be an informal opportunity
to hear about the construction programme, see the
latest landscape designs, share a coffee or tea and get
the answer to any questions you may have.
http://www.rfh.org.uk


SPRING FESTIVAL - WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM
Saturday 6 March
12 noon-5pm at Rockingham Adventure Playground &
Dickens Square Park, Harper Road
Come and celebrate Spring! Hot food and delicious
healthy drinks, Indian head massage, storytelling and
young people's activities, drama and creative workshops
for all ages gardening activities, recycling &
composting information, lots of information about local
activities, and the world-famous TALKAOKE! live
spontaneous chat - voice opinions you never knew you
had!
For more information email: WBForum@tiscali.co.uk

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post a brief report or review on the London SE1 forum
at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/ 
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[ ADVERT: 10% off Yoga classes for SE1 Direct readers ]

LUNCHTIME YOGA in SE1

Globe House at 2a Crucifix Lane, off Bermondsey Street
(2 mins from London Bridge tube) is offering Lunchtime
Yoga drop in classes (one year yoga experience minimum)
and lunchtime, morning and evening courses (for
beginners) again. Next beginners' courses start in
March. Just quote SE1 Direct when you book. For details
contact Kathryn on 07951122360 or ShaktiYoga@aol.com

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[ March issue of 'in SE1' ]

The March issue of 'in SE1', our printed monthly what's
on guide, will be appearing at all the usual
distribution points during the next few days. As ever,
you can also download and print your own copy by
visiting our website at 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:
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PAINT BY NUMBERS AT WATERLOO INTERNATIONAL
Passengers arriving at Waterloo's Eurostar terminal
last week have been able to take part in a
collaborative painting project as part of an initiative
by Tate and Visit London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/854


LONDON TONIGHT LEAVES THE SOUTH BANK
This weekend saw the final editions of ITV1's regional
news programme to be broadcast from the South Bank.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/853


TOOLEY STREET RESIDENTS TO OPPOSE BERKELEY HOMES
DEVELOPMENT
A unanimous vote at a crowded residentsı meeting has
called for opposition to a development at the back of
Potters Field.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/852


VALUABLE PAINTING STOLEN FROM HOSPITAL CHAPEL
A painting worth £18,000 has been stolen from St
Thomas' Hospital Chapel.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/850


MAYOR OPENS JUBILEE WALKWAY AND LAUNCHES WALKING PLAN
Ken Livingstone visited London Bridge City Pier near
Hay's Galleria last Monday morning to inaugurate the
revitalised Jubilee Walkway and launch London's Walking
Plan.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/849

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

DEMOCRACY AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE
Democracy, written by Michael Frayn, won the "Best New
Play" award by the 2003 Evening Standard Theatre
Awards. It is being preformed in the Royal National
Theatre on the middle sized staged because of its large
success on the smaller stage.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/851

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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
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Lloyd Scott watches Finding Nemo underwater at Aquarium
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=654 - Ananova

Fall in Tate Modern visitors hits Paper Moon pub trade
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=653 - The Publican

Samaritans & Shakespeare's Globe photo competition
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=655 - Digit

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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/
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- There goes the neighbourhood....
- Potters Fields park refurbishment
- Congestion charging confusion
- The cafes are taking over!
- Tattoo Artists
- Grange Road remembered...
- Floral Hall portico
- Wicked
- After hours take-aways in SE1?
- Noise levels on Winchester Walk

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

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