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Issue 184 | Monday 10 May 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Book launched at Britain at War Experience
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Business news from the London SE1 website
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum
* SE1 Notebook

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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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ELEPHANT & CASTLE SHORT FILM
Monday 10 to Friday 14 May
12 noon-1.30pm at InSpire, in the crypt of St Peter's
Walworth, Liverpool Grove
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=704
A short film on the Elephant & Castle made by SE1
resident Hannah Foulds will be showing at lunchtimes
this week.
http://www.in-spire.org.uk


FRIENDS OF WATERLOO GREEN TO BE LAUNCHED
Tuesday 11 May
5pm at the Living Space, Waterloo Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=703
A Friends group is being formed to  ensure that views
of the community are integrated into the management  of
Waterloo Green. All welcome.  Refreshments.
http://www.waterloogreen.org.uk


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MAY MEETING
Tuesday 11 May
7pm at Aylwin Girls School, 55 Southwark Park Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=705
Meeting for residents of Riverside, Grange and South
Bermondsey wards. Agenda includes presentations from
Community Wardens and Street Leaders. There will also
be an update on Southwark cleaning and a consultation
on the proposals for the re-design of Potters Fields
park.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=536


THE GLASSHOUSE - FAB PADS ON UKTV BRIGHT IDEAS
9am and 3pm on UKTV Bright Ideas (Freeview/Sky/Cable)
Design programme in which Paul Roseby visits some truly
astounding residences. Paul then invites a member of
the public to come round for a meal, to see what they
make of the design and decor. Featuring The Glasshouse
in Bermondsey and a dinner of Botok fish and Lodeh.
http://www.uktv.co.uk/uktvbrightideas/


POTTERS FIELDS PARK CONSULTATION
Thursday 13 May 
6pm at Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=706
Another chance to have a say on the new landscaping
plan for Potters Fields. See also Bermondsey Community
Council above.
http://www.potters-fields-park.com 


SOUTHWARK POETS OF THE YEAR AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Friday 14 May 
6.30pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road;
free (booking essential - Murray Rowlands on 020 7450
1835)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=707
Opening event of the Southwark 'Write Stuff' literature
festival.
This evening is a culmination of a whole series of
poetry events in the borough. The Southwark Poem had
its first line written by Andrew Motion, and has since
been extended by contributions from aspiring poets
throughout the borough. Morley's own poet, Maurice
Riordan, has judged the poems and prizes will be
presented to the winning entries on this evening. The
winners will be joined by other guest poets to perform
their work. 
Write Stuff: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=708


JUMBLE SALE AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL
Saturday 15 May
11am in the Amigo Hall, Lambeth Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=709
Jumble sale to raise funds for the Girls' Choir Tour
in the summer. Donations of bric-a-brac, books, toys,
and good quality, clean clothes are welcome. These can
be handed in at Cathedral House (Westminster Bridge
Road) between now and Saturday. At 1.05pm there will be
an organ recital in the Cathedral given by Robert
Crowley. The programme will include Clucas' Organ
Symphony. 
http://www.southwark-rc-cathedral.org.uk


FAY WELDON & WENDY PERRIAM: NO WRITE WAY
Sunday 16 May 
12 noon at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road;
free (booking essential - Fiona Kember-Smith on 020
7450 1815, then quote code 7818) 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=707
Part of the 'Write Stuff' Southwark literary festival.
Fay Weldon and Wendy Perriam discuss their writing
lives, their books, and the very different ways they
work. They will then answer questions and sign copies
of their books. Come and enjoy a glass of wine and an
informal chat with the writers. Snacks will be
available from Morley College refectory. 
Write Stuff: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=708

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[ ADVERT: Book launched at Britain at War Experience ]

LandAstrum Publishing is pleased to announce that 
The Captive Summer is now available from Britain at War
Experience, 64-66 Tooley Street, London Bridge SE1. 

The Captive Summer is a story of Franco's Spain. In a
burnished land of sweet oranges and hunger, moral
values and State terror, decency and compassion
struggle for survival.

Price 9, paperback, 296 pages. ISBN 0-9546447-0-0.
Also available from the publisher at
http://www.landastrumpublishing.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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WORK STARTS ON ELEPHANT TUBE STATION REVAMP
Following the reopening of the Northern Line ticket
hall in December 2003, work has now commenced on a
major refurbishment of the tunnels and platforms at
Elephant and Castle tube station.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/978


NEW ROUND OF VOTING FOR BLUE PLAQUES
Southwark Council is putting up three Blue Plaques this
year and three sites have been nominated in SE1.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/975


RED CROSS WEEK LAUNCHED AT THE LONDON EYE
Two London Red Cross volunteers unveiled a giant poster
for Red Cross Week at the London Eye on Friday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/977


MR SPEAKER WELCOMES YOUNG APPRENTICES TO COMMONS
Four students from Southwark have become Mr Speaker's
Young Apprentices at the House of Commons.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/973


RAIN MARS POLISH FIRST LADY'S TATE MODERN VISIT
The Polish President's wife Jolanta Kwaniewska toured
Tate Modern last week as part of her husband's State
Visit to London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/972


TRAIL LINKS SOUTH BANK AND BANKSIDE MUSEUMS
Loyd Grossman has launched a series of Discover London
Trails to promote the capital's smaller museums. One of
the trails is devoted to the South Bank and Bankside -
but don't be confused by the name.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/980


DATE OF JEFFREY JOHN'S INSTALLATION ANNOUNCED
Canon Jeffrey John will be installed as Dean of St
Albans Cathedral in July.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/971


FREE IT TRAINING FOR COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY GROUPS
Community and voluntary groups in Lambeth and Southwark
can apply for free training for staff and volunteers.
The REALISE IT network also offers free computers to
people with disabilities.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/979

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ]

The Business News section of the London SE1 community
website aims to cover news about - and relevant to -
local businesses large and small.
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PUB INSPECTORS' PRAISE FOR MARKET PORTER AND ROYAL OAK
The Market Porter and Royal Oak are highlighted as
unique London pubs in a new authoritative guide.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/974

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

HAMLET AT THE OLD VIC
Ben Whishaw is truly the student prince in Trevor
Nunn's new production; it has never seemed clearer that
Youth will bear the brunt of the play's chief
protagonist.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/970

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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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Elephant regeneration: small business closure fears
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=700 - SLP

Waterloo street drinking ban 'a success'
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=702 - 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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- Bermondsey Street
- Tate spider moves up a floor
- The Hartley: superb food and ...
- Berkeley Homes development at Potters Fields
- Piano Lessons
- Muggings
- TMC - Worthy of praise at last
- Elephant Pottery?
- Spa Road regeneration problem?
- Acupuncturist

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

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