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Issue 193 | Tuesday 13 July 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: LUXURY APARTMENTS FOR SALE IN BERMONDSEY ST
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Reader offer:  Pilates at Studio 74
* Business News from the London SE1 website
* Features from the London SE1 website
* Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website
* 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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GUY'S HOSPITAL CONSULTATION
Tuesday 13 July
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=794
11.30am-5.30pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm at Atrium 1
Exhibition of model showing proposals by Thomas
Heatherwick to improve the roadway access to Guy's.
http://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk


THAMESLINK 2000: BLACKFRIARS AND BOROUGH MARKET
Tuesday 13, Thursday 15 & Friday 16 July
This month Network Rail is holding as series of one-day
exhibitions to report the findings of the new
environmental statement in those areas most affected by
the proposed work and to provide an opportunity to see
the new planning applications for the station on the
southern side of Blackfriars Bridge and the replacement
buildings around the widened viaduct in the Borough
Market area.
Network Rail submitted a new planning application to
Southwark Council on Friday 25 June. The new buildings
would replace existing property on Stoney Street,
Borough High Street and at Green Dragon Court. These
buildings would need to be demolished to make way for
the controversial viaduct to expand capacity for
Thameslink 2000 services.
Blackfriars South - Tuesday 13 July 
12 noon-7pm on the Tate Modern forecourt, Holland St 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=788
Borough Market - Thursday 15 July
7am-9am & 12 noon-7pm in  Green Dragon Court   
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=789
Borough Market - Friday 16 July
11am-4pm in Southwark Cathedral churchyard
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=790
A further exhibition at London Bridge station will be
held next week.
http://www.networkrail.co.uk/engineeringprojects/


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 13 July
7pm at Aylwin Girls School, 55 Southwark Park Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=705
Monthly meeting - open to the public - of the
councillors for Riverside, Grange and South Bermondsey
wards. Agenda includes an update on the Bermondsey Spa
Regeneration Project with a representative of Broadway
Malyan Architects and items on Traffic and Transport
and policing. Elsbeth Turnbull will present the
consultation on the new Tourism Strategy and Sean
Connolly will present items on Cleaner Greener Safer
and Recycling. 
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=536


GUY STREET PARK LIGHTBOX PROJECT 3
Wednesday 14 July
3.30pm-8pm at Guy Street Park; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=791
Launch of the third set of designs for the billboards
on the multistorey car park overlooking Guy Street Park
by artist Mark Hayward and Snowsfields Primary School
pupils. Gardening session from 3.30pm and informal
drinks from 5pm.
http://www.guystreetpark.com


ELEFEST: FILM FESTIVAL AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 July
Various times at the Coronet, New Kent Road; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=786
The second Elefest will feature some of the greatest
films ever made alongside locally produced work during
the free four-day festival at the Coronet in New Kent
Road. Elefest  aims to celebrate the vast cultural
diversity of the area with films from Nigeria,
Bangladesh, Colombia and Ireland. There will also be a
rare chance to see The Italian Job on the big screen
and the Charlie Chaplin classic Modern Times. Cult
classic Babylon will close the festival on Saturday
night. The festival will also show a wide spectrum of
locally produced work. It opens with three short films
made specifically for the festival by local people in
conjunction with the INTO Project. Local community
media experts Southwark TV will host an hour of local
work on Thursday.  Short films by people who live,
study or work in the area will start Friday night's
programme and a Rotherhithe-produced version of A
Midsummer's Night's Dream featuring the talents of
local children will be shown on Saturday. 
http://www.newelephant.net


ELEPHANT & CASTLE REGENERATION EXHIBITION
Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 July 
Wed-Fri 2pm-6pm; Sat 10am-2pm upstairs at the Elephant
& Castle Shopping Centre
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=787
The plans for the Elephant and Castle were agreed in
February. This is another opportunity to see the plans
and speak with the Regeneration Team to find out more
about the vision for the area.
http://www.elephantandcastle.org.uk


20 YEARS OF CHANGE: SOUTH BANK & BANKSIDE EXHIBITION
Friday 16 July to Sunday 8 August
Daily 11am-6pm at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=792
To celebrate its 20th anniversary Coin Street Community
Builders is planning a series of events. The
centrepiece for these celebrations is the free 20 Years
of Change exhibition. Through pictures and words the
exhibition charts changes to the South Bank and
Bankside since 1984 - including the Coin Street
neighbourhood. Residents and those who have worked in
the area - including a policeman, a teacher, a vicar,
MP and people working in shops and cafes among others,
give an insight into how their lives, their jobs and
their neighbourhood has changed over the past two
decades.
http://www.oxotower.co.uk


SPANISH CIVIL WAR INTERNATIONAL BRIGADES MEMORIAL EVENT
Saturday 17 July
1pm in Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=793
A ceremony at the International Brigades Memorial in
Jubilee Gardens to honour the 2,100 British men and
women who fought side by side with Spaniards against
fascism during the 1936-39 civil war and remember the
526 who did not return. Chairman Jack Jones introduces
speakers Ana Perez (president of the Amigos, Madrid),
American veteran Moe Fishman and singer Liz Shirley.
http://www.international-brigades.org.uk


RHYTHM PARTY AT THE SE ONE CLUB: FOR 13-17 YEAR OLDS
Sunday 18 July and every Sunday through the holidays
6pm-11pm at SE One, Weston Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=795
London's first weekly nightclub experience for 13-17
year olds. Young clubbers get the chance to experience
all the surroundings of an over 18s club with roomy
dance floors, state-of-the-art sound and lighting
system and Rhythm dancers. DJs will play a wide range
of music from R'n'B and pop, to hip hop, garage and
drum'n'bass, catering for most music tastes all under
one roof.
http://www.rhythmparty.co.uk

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

The London SE1 website team produces updated local news
throughout the week.

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BERMONDSEY SPA DEVELOPMENTS APPROVED
The regeneration of Bermondsey Spa moved a step forward
this week as Southwark Council granted planning
permission for two major schemes.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1100


TATE TOWER: RESIDENTS LOSE APPEAL
Bankside residents have lost their final bid to stop
the construction of a 20-storey tower in the shadow of
Tate Modern.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1099


SUDDEN DEATH OF HIGH STEWARD OF SOUTHWARK
Judge Michael Hyam, the High Steward of Southwark since
1998, has died at the age of 66.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1098


MEN SENTENCED FOR MARSHALSEA ROAD BURGLARY
Two men who burgled an elderly woman in Marshalsea Road
and jumped from a fourth floor window were sentenced to
a total of 25 years in prison at Inner London Crown
Court on Friday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1097


YOUNG VIC GOES WALKABOUT WITH ITV LONDON
As the Young Vic closes its doors on The Cut for two
years of rebuilding, the theatre has announced its
Walkabout season, backed by South Bank-based ITV
London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1095


DOWNINGS ROADS HOUSEBOAT PETITION HAS 1600 SIGNATURES
More than 1600 signatures now support the petition to
save the Downings Roads moorings.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1093


15-YEAR-OLD PLEADS GUILTY TO ROLLS ROAD HIT-AND-RUN
A 15-year-old boy pleaded guilty at Inner London Crown
Court on Tuesday to causing the death by dangerous
driving of 13-year-old Jamie Hussey in Rolls Road last
September.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1089

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[ Reader offer: Pilates at Studio 74 ]

Studio 74 is housed on the ground floor of an 18th
century building in lively Bermondsey Street.

The studio now offers sports massage and Thai Yoga
massage as well as evening Pilates mat classes.

Normally new students are offered a block of 10
sessions on the studio equipment: Pilates or Girotonic.

Studio 74 is now offering a block of five classes for
£150. To introduce the new Pilates mat sessions they
are giving SE1 Direct readers the chance to take two
Pilates equipment sessions and 5 mat classes for £100.

The only stipulation is that the classes are taken
eight weeks of signing up as there needs to be
continuity in order to gain benefit.

To find out more, visit
http://www.StudioSeventyFour.co.uk

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[ Business News from the London SE1 website ]

BUSINESSES OPEN DOORS FOR LEARNING FESTIVAL
Businesses, arts and community organisations opened
their doors to young people on Monday to offer first
hand experience of the wealth of careers and learning
available in the capital.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1102


£19 MILLION DEAL FOR TOOLEY STREET WAREHOUSE
Great Portland Estates has acquired a development site
and two adjoining investment properties in Tooley
Street, where it plans to develop at least 120,000 sq
ft of offices.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1096


REAL GREEK SOUVLAKI & BAR
The Real Greek has opened a Souvlaki & Bar on the
ground floor of Riverside House on Bankside.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1092


BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY AWARD FOR BANKSIDE RESTAURANT
Bankside Restaurant was presented with a prestigious
award by the Prince of Wales at the Royal Albert Hall
on Tuesday night for its commitment to the local
community.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1090

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

PERSPEX BOX COMING TO POTTERS FIELDS
Almost eight months after David Blaine's stunt, Potters
Fields will again become home to a Perspex box.
However, this time the focus is on reality rather than
illusion.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1103


THAMESLINK 2000 PLANS FOR BLACKFRIARS AND BOROUGH
MARKET
This month Network Rail is holding as series of one-day
exhibitions to provide an opportunity to see the new
planning applications for Blackfriars and the Borough
Market area.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1101


LONDON TV STUDIO TO OVERLOOK POOL OF LONDON
London TV, a new channel dedicated to what to do and
where to go in the capital, goes on air on Monday,
broadcasting from a studio overlooking Tower Bridge.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1094


BOROUGH MUSIC SCHOOL - A SAD FAREWELL?
Every Saturday in term time children gather at Charles
Dickens School for both individual and group musical
activities. The school gives individual lessons up to
examination grade 4, in keyboard, violin, clarinet
flute, guitar (and brass if requested).
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1091


MAJOR ARCHITECTURAL BOOK FEATURES 18TH-CENTURY SE1
The Small House in Eighteenth Century London is a
delightfully thorough book and reveals much about SE1's
history.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1087

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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

LARTIGUE AT THE HAYWARD GALLERY
This exhibition of the acclaimed French photographer,
Jacques Henri Lartigue, seems like a leap through the
twentieth century from the moment the six-year old boy
was given his camera in 1901.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1088

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[ 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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Graham Morrison on the "domineering, elephantine" P&O
proposals for Elizabeth House in York Road, Waterloo
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=783 - The Guardian

Free running on the South Bank
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=784 - The Guardian

Bermondsey Spa's City of London Academy
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=780 - Standard

Druid St man jailed for biting off love rival's finger
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=785 - SLP

Upwardly mobile heading for N Southwark & Bermondsey
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=781 - Standard

Skip galleon dominates Saatchi Gallery exhibition
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=782 - 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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- The Real Greek
- CBT Training
- Thameslink 2000 - 21 days to comment on new plans
- Skyscrapers etc. at Waterloo station
- Tate Tower
- Shad Thames warehouse loading bridges
- Carpenter (not Karen)
- Elephant & Castle Optometrist
- Refuse Collection
- MOT for old banger in SE1
- Southwark Notice of Intention Section 20
- Hollywood actor in SE1 nightclub
- Mary Wollstonecraft blue plaque unveiled
- Cheap hotels or B&B in SE1?
- Shunt

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

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