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Issue 187 | Wednesday 2 June 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
* June 2004 issue of 'in SE1' 
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Business news from the London SE1 website
* 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 2 June
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=696
Monthly open meeting of councillors for Cathedrals and
Chaucer wards. Tourism Officer Elsbeth Turnbull will
talk about the new tourist information centre at
Vinopolis and introduce Southwark's Tourism Strategy.
There will be updates from the neighbourhood renewal
project delivery team and local police. There will be a
discussion on how to spend the £400,000 allocated to
Borough and Bankside in the Cleaner, Greener, Safer
programmes. Recycling in Borough and Bankside is also
on the agenda. The main business is followed at
approximately 8.30pm by the planning agenda which will
consider applications for the conversion of the former
St Jude's Church in St George's Road and conservation
area consent for the demolition of a warehouse building
at the timber yard in Redcross Way. 
More info: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=529


LAMBETH PALACE GARDENS NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME OPEN DAY
Saturday 5 June
2pm-5.30pm at Lambeth Palace Gardens, Lambeth Palace
Road; £3 (child £1, OAP £2) 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=732
A rare chance to visit one of the oldest and largest
private gardens in London. Home-made teas will be
served. There will be a further opportunity to visit
the gardens on Saturday 26 June for the Lambeth Palace
Fete.
http://www.ngs.org.uk
http://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/palace/


POTTERS FIELDS PARK DESIGN WORKSHOP
Saturday 5 June 
2pm at Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=706
Last chance to give views about future of Potters
Fields before public exhibition of proposals next
month. 
http://www.potters-fields-park.com


D-DAY ANNIVERSARY COMMEMMORATIONS IN SE1
Sunday 6 June
HMS Belfast played a leading role in the Normandy
landings supporting the British and Canadian dawn
assaults on the beaches and was one of the very first
ships to open fire on German positions.
The ship's six-inch guns will again be fired on Sunday
6 June at 11am when there will be a Remembrance Service
on the Quarterdeck attended by veterans of HMS Belfast.
At 2.15pm on Sunday 6 June there will be a march of 29
Royal British Legion banners along Borough High Street
through Borough Market. The parade starts at 2.15pm and
will be led by a band. A service follows in the
Cathedral at 3pm as the HMS Belfast guns are again
fired.
The Britain at War Experience in Tooley Street is
offering free entry to over 60s (with a paying adult)
during June.
http://www.iwm.org.uk/belfast/
http://www.britainatwar.co.uk


COMMUNITY OPERA: AUDITIONS AT THE YOUNG VIC THEATRE 
Do you have the voice of an angel? The Young Vic and
English Touring Opera are producing a community opera.
We are looking for people to take part in Tobias & The
Angel this summer. Aged 8-12? Call Hannah on 020 7922
8426. Aged 18-60+? Call Gabby on 020 7922 8464.
No experience necessary. Do you live in Lambeth or
Southwark? Then the Young Vic wants you to take part.
Auditions take place this week...
8-12 year olds:  Tuesday 1, Wednesday 2, Thursday 3,
Friday 4 June (daytime)
16-60+ year olds: Wednesday 2, Thursday 3, Friday 4
June (evening)
Rehearsals begin Saturday 26 June. Performances are
during the week beginning 6 September.
Call now to book a place.
http://www.youngvic.org

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[ June 2004 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The June issue of 'in SE1', our printed monthly what's
on guide, is now appearing at all the usual
distribution points. 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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CUMING MUSEUM SNAPS UP BERT HARDY PIC
The Cuming Museum has become the owner of a rare photo
of the Elephant and Castle that was taken in the 1940s
by Bert Hardy, thanks to a grant from the National Art
Collections Fund.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1028


D-DAY VETERANS GATHER AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM
Veterans of D-Day gathered at the Imperial War Museum
on Tuesday morning to mark the start of the series of
commemorations during this week.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1029


DON'T GIVE TO BEGGARS SAYS SAFER SOUTHWARK
A campaign to encourage people to give to local
charities that support homeless people, rather than
effectively keeping them trapped on the streets,
started this week in London Bridge.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1025


STUDENT CHARGED WITH MURDERING ROD HALL
A student has been charged with murdering Rod Hall at
his flat in Bermondsey's Prioress Street.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1020


LAWRENCE DALLAGLIO NAMES THAMES LIFEBOAT
England rugby captain Lawrence Dallaglio has named a
new RNLI Thames lifeboat in memory of those who lost
their lives in the collision between the Marchioness
and the Bowbelle in August 1989.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1018


BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE CYCLE LANE REMOVED
Most of the markings of the Blackfriars Bridge cycle
lane were removed early on Thursday morning. TfL has
launched a safety audit and has promised to make public
the results.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1015


MAYORAL CANDIDATES ADDRESS HEALTH HUSTINGS
The main candidates in the London mayoral race came to
St Thomas' Hospital on the South Bank on Tuesday
evening for the London Health Hustings.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1012


SAATCHI "DEVASTATED" BY WAREHOUSE BLAZE
Multi-millionaire art collector Charles Saatchi, owner
of the Saatchi Gallery on the South Bank, is said to be
"devastated" by the destruction of part of his
collection in a warehouse blaze.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1011


LITERARY AGENT MURDERED AT TABARD CENTRE
A man found with fatal stab wounds at the Tabard Centre
in Prioress Street on Sunday has been named as literary
agent Rod Hall.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1009

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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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£25K TO SPARE? BECOME ERNST & YOUNG'S LANDLORD
Investors are being offered the chance to buy into
Becket House in Lambeth Palace Road, Ernst & Young's
£76.9 million central London HQ.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1027


SOAKING UP THE SUN IN DECIMA STREET
There is no better way to enjoy the summer sun in
London than sitting on a roof terrace surveying the SE1
skyline.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1026


BTA MEMBERS ENJOY FLORAL HALL PREVIEW
The Bankside Traders' Association members have been
looking at Borough Market's Floral Hall which opens
later this summer.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1016


LONDON EYE COPY FOR NEW YORK SKYLINE?
A copy of the London Eye could soon be gracing the
Manhattan waterfront, but architect David Marks is
accusing Tussauds Group of going behind his back to
draw up the plans.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1010

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

NEW HARRY POTTER FILM TO HAVE HISTORIC SE1 SCREENING
The London IMAX at Waterloo is to show Harry Potter and
the Prisoner of Azkarban in digitally re-mastered IMAX
format.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1023

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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Harry Potter is on the triple-decker purple Knight-bus
heading for SE1 soon after the dramatic opening of
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1024


AMERICANA ABSURDUM AT THE MENIER THEATRE
Wacky, claustrophobic, chaotic, fast and furious can be
used to describe Americana Absurdum, a black comedy
divided into two interrelated plays currently showing
at the Menier Theatre.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1022


EDWARD HOPPER AT TATE MODERN
In Edward Hopperıs paintings, all the scenes seem to be
conducted by lighting: whether by the sunlight
streaming into rooms onto vacant faces or by being lit
from within; a staging with the figures ready.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1021


ROMEO & JULIET AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
The Globeıs 2004 season of Star-Crossed Lovers would
hardly be complete without Romeo & Juliet.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1017

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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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Festival Hall plans outrage critics
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=727 - Guardian

Booze battle of Waterloo - Drinking Control Area 
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=728 - BBC News

Buy of the week: £430,000 Bermondsey penthouse
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=729 - ES Homes

Man stabbed at The George in Tower Bridge Road
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=730 - SLP

In pictures: Saatchi artworks lost in warehouse fire
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=731 - BBC News

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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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- Garden waste recycling
- Transport policies of Mayoral candidates
- Tabard Square - Supermarket
- Trinity Street - Questionnaire
- Lapdancing on Tooley Street
- Floral Hall portico
- Moorings going up-market!
- The George, Tower Bridge Road
- Internet cafe with printing in SE1
- Saatchi "devastated" by warehouse blaze
- Guinness Buildings
- Heroin Addicts in Crossbones Graveyard
- Tower Bridge Speed Restrictions
- Folk singer on Potters Fields
- Watch strap adjustment
- La Cave

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go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

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