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Issue 209 | Tuesday 2 November 2004

(apologies for the incorrect date and issue number
last week)

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: finest italian ingredients delivered direct
* November issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Business news from the London SE1 website
* Features from the London SE1 website
* Local news from around the web
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural events taking place over the next seven
days. For a more comprehensive what's on guide check
out 'in SE1' - our monthly printed publication - see
http://www.inSE1.co.uk for details.


HATFIELDS OPEN SPACE PUBLIC CONSULTATION EVENT
Tuesday 2 November
4pm-6pm at Colombo Centre, 34-68 Colombo Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=904
Come and have your say on the future of Hatfields Open
Space. Discuss ideas and plans for the use of the site
including London Nautical School proposals.
Refreshments provided.
Details: 020 7928 4427 email jess.wcc@btconnect.com


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS FORUM AGM AND OPEN FORUM
Wednesday 3 November
6.30pm in the Tate Modern auditorium
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=905
Followed at 7pm by a meeting with Simon Hughes to talk
about the issues facing the Bankside Community.
Details: sue@banksideresidentsforum.org


WRESTLING AN ANGEL AT THE OLD OPERATING THEATRE
Friday 5, Saturday 6, Sunday 7, Friday 12, Saturday 13,
& Sunday 14 November
Performance  every 40 minutes 7pm-9.40pm at the Old
Operating Theatre, 9a St Thomas' Street; £9
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=906
A site-specific dance performance choreographed by
Athina Vahla. Wrestling an Angel is an extraordinary
promenade performance through the history stained
vestiges of the unique medical architecture of the Old
Operating Theatre Museum. From the spiral staircase to
the church attic which houses the 19th century surgical
amphitheatre, the audience will be guided on a journey
from the moment of death to the haunting of a life,
presenting the physical body pinned down and splayed
out in the imagination.
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


NATIONAL LOTTERY DAY AT TATE MODERN
Saturday 6 November
From 10.30am at Tate Modern, Bankside
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=907
Visitors can tour a special maze featuring items linked
to projects and individuals that have received lottery
cash. Among the objects on display will be the Olympic
gold medal won by champion rower Matthew Pinsent and a
boxing glove signed by Great Britainıs Olympic silver
medallist Amir Khan. The events start at 10.30am when
63 children from the Trinity School Marching Show Band,
from Nottingham, cross the Millennium Bridge to the
main stage on Tate Modern's north landscape. They will
be followed by the Woodberry Down Youth Circus, a group
of talented nine to 11-year-olds from Hackney. Among
other acts will be a "pop-opera" performed by six to
14-year-olds from the Wiltshire-based Musical
Shakespeare Theatre, and the Treehouse project, from
Morayshire, Scotland, with their mix of African and
Latin music. The last performance of the day is by
Exeter-based group Kagemusha Taiko, displaying the
Japanese art of taiko drumming. It will be followed at
5.30pm by a huge light show.  A birthday Lotto draw,
with a guaranteed £10 million jackpot, will also take
place at Tate Modern in the evening.


ROSE THEATRE OPEN DAY
Saturday 6 November
11am-6pm at the Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=890
Tours start on the hour every hour and include the Rose
video.
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk


COMMUNITY BOLLYWOOD DANCE WORKSHOP AT THE OLD VIC
Saturday 6 November
11.30am-12.30pm at the Old Vic Theatre foyer, Waterloo
Road; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=908
Monisha Bharadwai will not only teach the steps and the
style but also explore the roots of the dance in
clasical Indian forms. If you live in Lambeth or
Southwark just turn up!
http://www.workshopfestival.org.uk


LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN
Sunday 7 November
First car crosses Westminster Bridge approx 7.35am;
cars will take up to three hours to pass each point.
Route follows Westminster Bridge Road.
http://www.vccofgb.co.uk/lontobri/

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[ November issue of 'in SE1' ]

The November issue of our monthly printed what's on
guide is now being distributed across the area.

You can also download and print your own copy in Adobe
Acrobat format (PDF) - simply visit
http://www.inSE1.co.uk and click on the image of the
front page. 

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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

HOMOPHOBIC ATTACKS ON THE SOUTH BANK
Police are appealing for assistance from the public
following a series of possibly homophobic attacks on
the South Bank in the early hours of Saturday morning.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1237


'MR POP IDOL' REVEALS CHRISTMAS MARKET PLAN
Pete Waterman, speaking at last week's South Bank
Forum, presented plans for a fun, Dickensian-inspired
Christmas Market to be held next year in Belvedere Road
which would include brass bands and a possible ice
rink.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1234


TOWER BRIDGE CRASH REPORT BLAMES MIX-UP
A mix-up over the raising of Tower Bridge led to a ship
crashing into the piers of the bridge, according to an
accident report.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1231


PRINCESS ROYAL UNVEILS WATERLOO SCULPTURE
The Princess Royal came to Waterloo station's concourse
on Tuesday afternoon to unveil a new bronze sculpture
of noted artist Terence Cuneo.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1230

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ]

FREE WIFI AT SE1 STATIONS
Rail passengers at Waterloo and London Bridge can
sample the delights of wireless internet access free of
charge until 7 November, thanks to Broadreach Networks.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1232

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

SANTA SCHOOL AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Dozens of wannabe Father Christmases converged on the
Garry Weston Library at Southwark Cathedral on Monday
for a crash course in how to be a good Santa Claus.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1238


ENERGY ROADSHOW DRAWS THE CROWDS
Dozens of Bankside residents learnt how to make a
difference to the environment in their daily lives last
week by getting involved at the Energy Efficiency and
Climate Change Roadshow at Southwark Cathedral.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1239


A DAFFODIL FOR EVERY SOUTHWARK RESIDENT
Tabard Gardens and the Rockingham Estate are among the
areas set to see an explosion of colour next spring as
Southwark Council plants a daffodil bulb for each of
its 250,000 residents.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1235


CAPACITY CRISIS AT WATERLOO
An extension to the concourse is one of the radical
proposals being considered by Network Rail to solve the
capacity crisis at Waterloo Station.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1233

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[ Local news from around the web ]

Each week we trawl the web for news and features about
SE1 people, places and organisations. 

Cracks in Ken's castle: problems at City Hall
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=898 - Standard

More may survive of Rose and Globe than was thought
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=902 - Times

Mobile clubbing on the concourse at Waterloo
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=901 - Standard

Stargazers enjoy eclipse framed by London Eye
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=903 - Standard

Property: "very quiet and buyers have gone walkabout"
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=899

Vauxhall Cross: Drug den "threat to safety"
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=900 - SLP

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[ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent
discussions at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

- Shunt in SE1
- Tower Bridge
- Mirror Repairs?
- Looking for property to buy
- Bermondsey Wall and Thorburn Square
- Am I hearing things?
- Amtrak Delivery
- Looking for a dentist
- Organic veg box - interested?
- TV Repairs
- A Good Doctor?
- Corgi Gas Certified Installer
- Need an engraver/metalworker
- Man and Van
- Bermondsey Triangle
- La Cave

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

Please note that you need to register separately for
the London SE1 Forum - your login details for this
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