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Issue 191 | Monday 28 June 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* 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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LIFE BEGINS AT 30: ITC THEATRE SHOWCASE AT MORE LONDON
Friday 2 July
12 noon-6pm at More London; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=747
The Independent Theatre Council is celebrating its 30th
birthday on Friday. Throughout the day there will be an
exciting an array of theatre and performance art
showcased around More London from a variety on the
ITC=92s member organisations.  This will culminate in an
=91alternative fireworks display=92 in the evening.
http://www.itc-arts.org/


LONDON GLASSBLOWING SUMMER OPEN HOUSE AND SALE
Friday 2 to Sunday 4 July
11am-5pm at London Glassblowing, 7 The Leather
Market, Weston Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=770
You could own a beautiful and unique piece of glass,
such as a fantastic fishbowl. Join the London
Glassblowing Summer Open House and Sale, complete with
demonstrations, savoury nibbles and punch.
http://www.londonglassblowing.co.uk


THE DAY OF AFRICAN CHILD CELEBRATION
Saturday 3 July
11am-5pm at 5 Westminster Bridge Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=771
Children and parents from across London will be treated
to an exotic African cultural display, poems, music,
dance, drama, and sumptuous African cuisine.
http://www.acaint.org


NELSON SQUARE GARDEN CENTENERY CELEBRATIONS
Saturday 3 July
1pm-4.30pm in Nelson Square Gardens
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=767
A free family event. Bouncy castle, face painting,
football, music, magician, planting workshop, mask
making, hat making, children's games, food, arts and
crafts, fire engine and much more. Also information on
Bankside projects such as the Bankside Lighting
Strategy and Land Securities developments at Bankside
123 and Bankside 4. The Bankside Residents Forum and
Bankside Community Wardens will also have stalls.
Organised by Blackfriars Setttlement and supported by
Land Securities.
http://www.blackfriars-settlement.org.uk


INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE DAY: COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Saturday 3 July
2-7pm at Bernie Spain Gardens, South Bank, free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=734
Celebrate co-operation in its many forms at this free
festival. Through a superb line up of world music (with
a distinct Latin feel), street theatre and children's
workshops plus information stalls from the Co-operative
Group family of businesses, this event not only aims to
promote the international co-operative movement but
promises to be great fun too. Alongside the music, this
event also includes art and craft workshops for
children (mask making, instrument making and wind sock
making) and roving street theatre performances. Come
and find out more about the multitude of co-operatives
in this country and how they fit into a much larger
international movement. There will be food and drink
stalls with an emphasis on fair trade.
http://www.coinstreetfestival.org

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

The London SE1 website team updates the SE1 news and
features throughout the week:
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TORCH RELAY COMES TO SOUTHWARK
The Olympic Torch Relay came to Southwark on Saturday,
passing along the riverside from Tower Bridge to the
Millennium Bridge.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1069


BILLIONAIRE'S BIKE STOLEN FROM CITY HALL
John Caudwell, Britain's seventh richest man, had his
=A35,000 bike stolen while at an Olympic torchbearers'
reception at City Hall on Friday night.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1068


POTTERS FIELDS BEACH PLAN HALTED
Plans to fill Potters Fields with tonnes of sand to
create an urban beach have been abandoned after a row
between organisers Ten Alps and Southwark Council.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1066


SOUTHWARK-MADE DRESDEN CROSS IS HOISTED INTO POSITION
The Dresden Cross, made in Southwark, has been placed
on top of the restored Frauenkirche almost 60 years
after it was bombed.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1064


COUNTESS OF WESSEX VISITS SOUTHWARK
The Countess of Wessex spent several hours in Southwark
on Monday morning visiting a hostel in Borough Road and
on a guided tour of Southwark Cathedral.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1062

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

SW19 COMES TO SE1: TENNIS AT TOWER BRIDGE
O2's beach may not be coming to Potters Fields, but
American Express is bringing some of the excitement of
Wimbledon to the riverside park between Tower Bridge
and City Hall.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1067


DRUG CHARITY DIRECTOR CYCLES LONDON TO EDINBURGH VIA
DUBLIN
Simon Hughes MP was at the Millennium Bridge to help
send off George Ruston, director of Southwark-based
charity Hope UK, as he cycles from London to
Edinburgh the long way round.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1063

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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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Giles Worsely on Allies and Morrison's Southwark St HQ
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=765 - Telegraph

Original-pronunciation performances at the Globe=20
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=764 - Telegraph

Blair chooses St Thomas' to outline vision for NHS
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=766 - Guardian
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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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- Olympic torch route
- Is the antiques market doomed?
- Squash Courts
- Crossbones Cemetery Happenings
- Borough market
- The River's edge - a missed opportunity
- Bad service - cab companies
- Events in Potters Field Park
- Waterloo Development Framework
- Bus Stop
- Trinity Street - Questionnaire
- Internet Cafe
- Liam Og pub refurb
- Disgrace of Bermondsey Spa
- Tower Bridge Road/Bricklayers fatality

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

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