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Issue 181 | Monday 19 April 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Robert Rennie - painter - SE1
* Local news & features 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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3rd MONDAY - LAMBETH'S HISTORY READING GROUP
Monday 19 April
1-2pm at Waterloo Library, Lower Marsh
Lambeth's history reading group is now titled 3rd
Monday and meets on the third Monday of each month. 
Details from Anna Robinson akrobinson@lambeth.gov.uk


DOWNINGS ROADS MOORINGS - PLANNING HEARING
Wednesday 21 April
7pm at Millpond TRA Hall, 210A Jamaica Road SE16
Special meeting of Southwark's planning committee to
consider the planning application submitted by the
barge community for "continued use of the existing
moorings at Downings Road for mixed-use purpose
including residential, business, barge repair,
live/work and for the berthing of vessels in the course
of navigation and the use of asssociated tyre beds".
The Save the Moorings campaign is calling on its
supporters to turn out in force at the meeting.
http://www.savethemoorings.org.uk


SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY AT THE GLOBE AND THE ROSE
Friday 23 April
9am-6pm at Shakespeare's Globe; admission free
This special birthday party, organised in collaboration
with the Mayor of London and Innovision Media, will
offer members of the public free access to the Globe
Theatre. Street artists and performers will entertain
visitors in and around the Globe, celebrating the
origins of theatre in 16th century England when acting
companies performed on the streets and in the inns of
London. 
For the first time, members of the public will have the
opportunity to step out onto the Globe stage and see
the theatre from the point of view of an actor. There
will even be a chance to deliver a line of Shakespeare
on the stage after receiving some helpful advice from a
Globe actor. Guided tours will be available throughout
the day, offering insights into the story of the first
Globe and the working theatre of today.
Meanwhile round the corner at the Rose Theatre in Park
Street William Sutton will be performing a Sonnet
Marathon, starting at 12 noon.
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk


ST GEORGE'S DAY CELEBRATION AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL
Friday 23 April 
6pm at St George's RC Cathedral, Lambeth Road
Solemn Mass and Vespers with St George relic carried in
procession. His Grace the Archbishop of Southwark will
preside at the Mass.
http://www.southwark-rc-cathedral.org.uk


READINGS AND MUSIC TO CELEBRATE SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY
Saturday 24 April
11am at Southwark Cathedral
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral


ANNUAL SPRING PLANTS & GARDEN FAIR
Sunday 25 April
10.30am-5pm at the Museum of Garden History, Lambeth
Palace Road; 3 (conc 2.50; child free)
Nurseries fill the museum with plants  for sale
including unusual specimens. Restored historic garden
implements also on sale. 
http://www.museumgardenhistory.org 


ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU PREACHES AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Sunday 25 April
11am at Southwark Cathedral
Archbishop Tutu preaches at the Choral Eucharist to
mark the 10th anniversary of freedom in South Africa.
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral


'UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE' AT THE ROSE THEATRE
Sunday 25 April
6pm at the Rose Theatre site, 52 Park Street; 12 and
10
Sceptical, comic and far from despairing.  A
celebration of the verse of Thomas Hardy by two expert
and accomplished performers, Jane Howell and Stuart
Trotter.
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk


'FAITH, POLITICS AND POWER': SIMON HUGHES MP 
Sunday 25 April
7pm at Headspace, Christ Church & Upton, the
Church.co.uk Centre, 1a Kennington Road
Steve Chalke MBE invites you to a debate on the impact
of Christian faith on politics. Hear and question Simon
Hughes MP about the difference his faith has made to
his political career, his views on the principles of
Christian political engagement, what difference his
faith makes to his mayoral ambitions and are faith and
politics compatible in the 21st Century? 
Free admission by pre-booked ticket only. 
To book tickets  email ro.leech@church.co.uk or phone
Ro on 020 7633 2090.
http://www.faithworks.info/Standard.asp?ID=3343

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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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KEVIN SPACEY ROBBED IN SE1 PARK
Kevin Spacey has been robbed of his mobile phone while
walking his dog in a SE1 park near his home.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/938


JEFFREY JOHN TO BE DEAN OF ST ALBANS
Canon Jeffrey John is to be Dean of St Albans.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/933


LABOUR CHOOSES KIRSTY MCNEILL TO OPPOSE SIMON HUGHES
Former Oxford University Student Union President Kirsty
McNeill has been selected as Prospective Parliamentary
Labour Candidate for North Southwark & Bermondsey.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/932


THREATENED BARGE COMMUNITY TOPS RECYCLING LEAGUE
The controversial Downings Roads Moorings community is
to receive an award for achieving the highest recycling
rate in the borough - 65 per cent - way above the
Southwark average of 7.2 per cent.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/930


IN PICTURES: Concorde on the Thames
Concorde passed through London on the Thames on
Tuesday, with a photocall in front of the Houses of
Parliament. Crowds lined Westminster Bridge and the
South Bank.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/929


ANOTHER LAW FIRM HEADING FOR MORE LONDON
Lawrence Graham has become the second law firm this
month to enter exclusive negotiations for space at the
riverside More London development, reports 'The
Lawyer'.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/931


VISIT LONDON COMES TO MORE LONDON
This week sees the arrival of Visit London - formerly
the London Tourist Board - at the More London
development near Tower Bridge. The new offices will
also house the studio of London TV, a new satellite
channel to launch later this year.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/937


DRAWING COURSE ON THE SOUTH BANK
The Prince's Drawing School is offering a drawing
course on the South Bank. Each week students meet at
the main entrance of the Royal Festival Hall to decide
on that week?'s particular focus.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/936


WIN 300 IN LAMBETH HISTORY WRITING COMPETITION
Lambeth Archives and Lambeth Local History Forum are
holding a history writing competition to launch a new
series of pamphlets. The organisers are hoping to
attract new and interesting writing that at least
touches on the subject of Lambeth.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/935


PLAY TIME: SOUTHWARK LAUNCHES TOY LIBRARIES
Children, parents and carers can now borrow toys,
books, equipment and other resources from Toy Libraries
at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park and
Charterhouse-in-Southwark.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/934

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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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Bermondsey Spa: "London's newest up-and-coming area"
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=678 - Standard

Three schools to move to Lambeth College Potters Fields
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=679 - SLP

100 evacuated from fire at LSE's Bankside House
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=680 - SLP

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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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- SE1 Social - 20th April, anyone?
- Local Heroes
- Borough Road tower block
- Save the moorings
- Getting plastered
- Bermondsey Spa regeneration area
- Piano Lessons
- Anyone for chess?
- Meson don Felipe
- Guitar shop/guitar teachers
- Virtual Communities - Real Photographs
- Smarter Properties

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