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Issue 197 | Tuesday 10 August 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* ADVERT: 15% DISCOUNT ON 2 STUNNING APARTMENTS
* Local news 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
* Local 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' - our monthly printed publication - see
http://www.inSE1.co.uk for details.

MORE HEALTHY WALKS TO FEED THE MIND: LAST IN THE SERIES
Wednesday 11 August
Local writer John Constable's series of free guided
walks around North Southwark. The aim of the walks is
to help local residents discover healthier, safer ways
of getting around their neighbourhood. Explore its
fascinating history, culture and community with
Southwark Mysteries and help survey new routes to
inform future transport and planning decisions.
Bankside Restaurant is offering a 20 per cent discount
to all participants in the Healthy Walks.
* THE OUTLAW BOROUGH (1 hr) - Wednesday 11 August
Meet 1pm Southwark TIC, inside Vinopolis, Bank End
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=742
* DICKENS WALK (1 hr+) - Wednesday 4 August
Meet 7pm in the covered area outside John Harvard
Library, Borough High Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=743
For more details contact John Constable on 
020 7403 1496 or email mysteries@boltblue.com 


MORE MUSIC, MORE LONDON - THIS WEEK: MORE JAZZ
Until Saturday 21 August
Wed-Fri 12.30-2pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside
(next to City Hall on the riverside west of Tower
Bridge); free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=747
Following the success of More London's inaugural music
festival in 2003, More Music returns to the Scoop this
summer with three weeks of concerts.  Featuring some
favourites from last year's line-up as well as brand
new acts, More Music will be tapping into the talent of
the  different types of musicians in London. This week
is jazz week and the final week focuses on Latin music,
culminating in a fiery display of music
and dance on Saturday 21 August.  
* Wednesday 11 August - KELLY DICKSON
Kelly is a sweet singing sensation. With true Diva
qualities, this wonderful performer wows audiences with
her sensual and swinging sets of brilliant tracks that
span the best of the last four decades of jazz. 
* Thursday 12 August - DAVID WILLIAMSON QUARTET
Dave has led and played in some of the hottest bands on
the circuit today, as well as having a busy session
career, playing with the Pop Idol Swing Band on their
sold out tour. 
* Friday 13 August - THE JAMIE ANDERSON QUARTET
Jamie is continuing to be one of the finest and most
versatile musicians playing in the UK today. Since
being a finalist in the Perrier Young Jazz Musician of
the Year in 1996, Jamie has excelled in many diverse
projects and has enjoyed two national tours to critical
and commercial acclaim. 
http://www.morelondon.com/thescoop


ANDROCLES AND THE LION - OPEN AIR AT MORE LONDON
Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 August
Thu 6.30pm & Sat/Sun 3pm at The Scoop, More London
Riverside (next to City Hall)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=747
Free open air performances of Bernard Shaw's play. With
post-show talk on Thursday.
http://freespace.virgin.net/s.rosenthal/scoop/


AGAMEMNON - OPEN AIR THEATRE AT MORE LONDON
Friday 13 to Sunday 15 August
Fri-Sun 9pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside (next
to City Hall)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=747
Free open air performances of Aeschylus's gripping
thriller of the return from Troy.
http://freespace.virgin.net/s.rosenthal/scoop/


CARNAVAL DEL PUEBLO WORKSHOPS
Thursday 12 & Saturday 14 August 
Thursday 1.30pm- 5pm and Saturday 10am-1pm at the
Cuming Museum, 155-177 Walworth Road, SE17
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=813
Looking to have some fun and do something a bit
different? Latin American Workshops are looking for
enthusiastic, fun-loving people to join their music and
dance workshops in preparation for the float procession
and Carnaval Del Pueblo on Sunday 15 August - explore
the similarities in rhythms from Africa, the Caribbean,
Latin America - everybody is welcome, experienced or
not! Carnaval Del Pueblo is the biggest Latin American
carnival in the UK and takes place in Burgess Park,
Camberwell. Over 100,000 people are going this year
making for a vary exciting experience. If you are
interested in helping to make a float join the free
workshops this week at the Cuming Museum.
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/CultureHeritage/


EARTHY DELIGHTS - FAMILY FUN DAY AT MINT STREET PARK
Saturday 14 August 
12.30pm-6.30pm at Mint Street Park (corner of Southwark
Bridge Road and Marshalsea Road); free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=812
A day of free family activities, including craft and
drama workshops, nature trails, eco-battles, community
entertainment, sports activities, stalls and
refreshments. Starting with a Children's parade and
performance, this popular annual Community day explores
the environment from pedal power and pollution to water
and waste.
http://www.southwarkplayhouse.org.uk


And looking ahead to next week...

BERMONDSEY POST OFFICE CLOSURES: PUBLIC MEETING
Monday 16 August
7.30pm at Bermondsey Central Hall, 256 Bermondsey
Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=811
Simon Hughes MP will chair a public meeting for those
concerned about the plans to close the Bermondsey
Street and Abbey Street post offices. Representatives
from Postwatch and Post Office Ltd have accepted
Simon's invitation to attend.
http://www.southwark-libdems.org.uk/petitions/

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[ Advert: 15% DISCOUNT ON 2 STUNNING APARTMENTS ]

Buxton Homes, through agent Propertocracy, are offering
15% discount off the sale price on two impressive
apartments in Weston Street, SE1.

This six apartment building is modern, well-presented
and has video entry phones. The apartments have 2
bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully intergrated living/
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Floor to ceiling windows along both aspects and balcony  
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Apartment one is usually priced at 425,000 but with
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selling at 365,500. Call 020 7357 7059, email
Craig@propertocracy.co.uk or log onto 
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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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

SKATEBOARD SCULPTURES INSTALLED ON THE SOUTH BANK
It's been a South Bank institution for decades, but the
skateboarding arena in the Queen Elizabeth Hall
undercroft has finally been recognised by the South
Bank Centre management.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1132


FACE TIME: MOVIE-MAKING AT THE LIVING SPACE
Ten young people from Lambeth and Southwark will be
shooting a short film called Face Time at the Living
Space in Waterloo this week.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1131

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ]

EVENTS MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR LEAVES 1.2 MILLION DEBT
A director of two Blackfriars Road-based events
management companies that failed with total debts
estimated at around 1.2 million has given an
undertaking not to hold directorships or take any part
in company management for three years.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1124

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

GET READY FOR EARTHY DELIGHTS AT MINT STREET PARK
There's still time for 8-11 year-olds to be part of a
free week-long series of drama, music and puppet-making
workshops at Southwark Playhouse preparing for the
Earthy Delights festival in Mint Street Park on
Saturday 14 August.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1129


READING ROLLERCOASTER COMES TO EAST STREET
Performance artist Breis came to the East Street
library on Tuesday to help SE1 children write and
perform their own rap poetry at one of the many free
Reading Rollercoaster sessions on offer during the
summer.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1128


PLAQUE RETURNED TO HAY'S GALLERIA
A commemorative plaque recognising the wartime
sacrifice of staff who worked in the warehouses at
Hay's Wharf in Tooley Street has been returned to its
original home.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1127


NEW MEDIA AND LEARNING CENTRE IN TRINITY STREET
Over 100 local community and voluntary organisations
last month attended a preview of Into - a new
state-of-the art media and learning centre - which
recently opened on Trinity Street as part of the
Elephant and Castle regeneration.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1125


SOUTH BANK STUDENT TO TAKE PART IN OLYMPICS
She has more gold medals than she's able to count; she
is an 11-time All African Champion, and she can be seen
in this month's Olympics. She is London South Bank
University's own champion table tennis player, Bosede
Kaffo.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1122


TOWN CRIER OPENS NEW CANCER FACILITY AT ST THOMAS'
Peter Moore, Town Crier to the Mayor of London and the
borough of Southwark, has officially opened a brand new
treatment facility for cancer patients at St Thomas'
Hospital.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1118

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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

STEVE HOLLINGSHEAD'S LONDON WALL AT CITY HALL
SE1-based photographer Steve Hollingshead is launching
his London Wall Project at City Hall with an exhibition
of more than 300 small black and white prints displayed
as a wall.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1130

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[ Local news from around the web ]

Why 100 Westminster Bridge Road is popular with gay
buyers
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=810

Old Vic box office calls to be answered in Wimbledon
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=809 - W'don Post

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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/

- The New Kent Road has moved...
- Nelson Square
- Proposed closure of Post Office, Bermondsey Street
- For First Time Buyers at 250,000!!
- Where are the Home Sewing Enthusiasts in SE1?
- Microwave repair
- Ruse Too
- 10 Blackfriars Road
- Washing machine repairs
- Food and drink in SE1
- London City Mission on a Sunday morning
- London Wall Project (part deux)
- The George, Abbey Street
- What's all this about CCTV?
- 'Major' incident closes Tooley St

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

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