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Issue 210 | Monday 8 November 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: YOGA AT GLOBE HOUSE, London Bridge SE1  
* Homophobic attacks on the South Bank - our coverage
* 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.


JAZZ DUOS AT SOUTHWARK ROOMS: NEW JAZZ NIGHT
Tuesday 9 November
Doors open 7pm at Basement bar, Southwark Rooms, 60
Southwark Street; £3 (£2 for performing musicians)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=911
Jazz Duos at Southwark Rooms has been devised by
Brigitte Beraha, an acclaimed recording artist and
regular performer at London's top jazz venues. The
evening begins with an hour-long set from Brigitte
Beraha accompanied by pianist Barry Green. The two will
play a mix of familiar jazz standards and original,
lesser known tunes. For the second half of the evening
musicians from the audience will be invited to showcase
their skills, accompanying the house pianist in
improvised duos. Any willing musicians are invited turn
up on the night with their instruments and book a
fifteen-minute slot. Vocalists are also welcome. Arrive
early if you wish to perform! 


COME AND SING SCHUBERT MASS IN G
Tuesday 9 November
7pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; £7.50 (conc
£6); listener £5
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=874
Under the tutelage of Peter Wright, Cathedral Director
of Music. Registration and refreshments from 6.15pm;
rehearsal at 7m; concert at 8.15pm. Details from the
Friends Office 020 7367 6724 or
kate.dean@southwark.anglican.org  
http://www.southwark.anglican.org/cathedral/


TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF LONDON BRIDGE: LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Wednesday 10 November
1pm at Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn EC1
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=909
Peter Lennard, Founder, The London Bridge Museum and
Educational Trust
The fascinating story of all the bridges that have been
London Bridge through the last two thousand years, from
the Roman Bridge, and Peter de Colechurch's famous
bridge with the houses, through Sir John Rennie¹s
nineteenth century bridge, now in Arizona, and right up
to the present day.
http://www.gresham.ac.uk
http://www.oldlondonbridge.com


ARMISTICE DAY SILENCE AND WREATH-LAYING AT GUY'S
Thursday 11 November
10.50am-11.05am at Guy's Memorial Arch, Guy's Hospital
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=913
Prayers, wreath-laying and two minutes silence. A bugle
will sound.


ENTERPRISE WORKS - PHOTO EXHIBITION AT THE BARGEHOUSE
Thursday 11 to Sunday 28 November
Daily 11am-6pm at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf,
Bargehouse Street; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=918
To celebrate 21 years of The Prince's Trust getting
young people into business, Enterprise Works is a
photographic exhibition documenting 21 exceptional
stories of young people who have overcome barriers to
start up in business with The Prince's Trust. Rankin,
internationally renowned for his cutting-edge
photography, leads the exhibition.
http://www.oxotower.co.uk


BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON
On general release from Friday 12 November
The long-awaited second Bridget Jones film is released
this week, once again featuring many SE1 locations.
Bridget's flat is above the Globe Tavern in Borough
Market. The movie also features County Hall, More
London and Tower Bridge. A scene set in Shoreditch was
in fact filmed at the Purdy Hicks Gallery in Hopton
Street.
http://www.bridgetjonesmovie.com
http://www.golondon.com/whats_on/bridget_jones.html


REMEMBERING THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE CRIMEA
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 November
Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-4.30pm at the Florence
Nightingale Museum, Lambeth Palace Road; £5.80 (conc
£4.20); special discounts for Southwark and Lambeth
families - 20% off family tickets (2 adults and up to 5
children)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=914
Soldiers in the First World War weren't the first to
suffer in the trenches. Come and meet some Crimean
soldiers on Sunday and hear about what they had to
endure. Special commemoration service on Sunday at 2pm
led by Canon Richard Truss of St John's Waterloo. Come
and view the new exhibition Calamity Unparalelled:
Order out of Chaos. Touch and smell things from Miss
Nightingale's dispensary. See her real owl, recently
come to roost at the Museum. Family talks by Caroline
Roberts (curator) at 12 noon 1pm and 2pm on Saturday
and 12 noon and 1pm on Sunday. Trails and prizes all
weekend.
* The entire congregation is welcome free on Sunday
between 1pm and 4.30pm. You will need to fill in an
equal opportunities monitoring form to qualify.
http://www.florence-nightingale.co.uk


LORD MAYOR'S FIREWORKS ON THE THAMES
Saturday 13 November
5pm on the Thames between Blackfriars Bridge and
Waterloo Bridge; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=912
Annual fireworks display.
http://www.lordmayorsshow.org/fireworks/


LONDON NECROPOLIS RAILWAY WALK/TALK
Sunday 14 November
Meet 10.30am at 121 Westminster Bridge Road; £2
donation + train fare + lunch
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=915
150th anniversary guided tour with London's Necropolis
author John M Clarke. Meet at former railway building
then train from Waterloo to Brookwood for cemetery
tour. Contact Anna Robinson (see below) to reserve a
pub lunch (£5.95) or bring sandwiches
Details: AKRobinson@lambeth.gov.uk or 020 7926 6076
History: http://www.tbcs.org.uk/railway.htm
Buy John M Clarke's book from Amazon.co.uk:
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=916


REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY SERVICES IN SE1
Sunday 14 November
* 10.50am at the Borough War Memorial (outside the
former Town Hall - now Slug & Lettuce) in Borough High
Street
* At St George's RC Cathedral there will be  a short
service of remembrance outside the main entrance  of
the Cathedral, by the memorial, starting at about
10.45am. The 11.30am Mass will be a Requiem for all the
war dead.
* Southwark Cathedral's Choral Eucharist begins at
10.55am to incorporate the silence at 11am
* At St John's Waterloo the 10.30am Eucharist will
incorporate the silence at 11am.


SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY EVENT
Sunday 14 November
4pm at Shakespeare's Globe, New Globe Walk; free
(donations welcome)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=919
For the third year in succession Shakespeare's Globe
will stage a special event to commemorate civilian
casualties from conflicts past and present, hosted by
artistic director Mark Rylance. The programme will
include readings and music by Globe actors, musicians
and staff. In tribute to civilians who have perished
during all conflicts, names of casualties will be read
out throughout the afternoon and commemorative candles
lit. Entrance is free but everyone is encouraged to
make a donation to either the Royal British Legion or
the Peace Pledge Union. To cover the Globe's expenses,
mulled wine, spiced juice and cakes will be on sale.
The afternoon concludes with a walk from Shakespeare's
Globe to the Tibetan Peace Garden at the Imperial War
Museum in Lambeth, where a remembrance rope will be
laid and a prayer for peace spoken.
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org
http://www.tibetanpeacegarden.com


RHYTHM: NIGHTCLUB FOR 13-17 YEAR OLDS IS BACK
Sunday 14 November
6pm-10pm at Jacks Nightclub, 7-9 Crucifix Lane; £7
before 7pm; then £10
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=917
Relaunch of club night for teenagers. 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, Hip Hop and
Dance, catering for most music tastes all under the one
roof.
http://www.rhythmparty.com


AND FINALLY ... THE GREAT SE1 CIDER-MAKING WEEKEND
Don't forget that it's the great SE1 cider-making
weekend at Surrey Docks Farm - see forum for details.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read.php?2,27134

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[ Advert: YOGA AT GLOBE HOUSE, London Bridge SE1 ]

Astanga, Hatha, Kundalini, Shadow, Sivananda Yoga.

Morning to evening: drop-in classes, beginners courses,
lunchtime yoga.

Tel 020 7378 1177, http://www.globehouse.org

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[ Homophobic attacks on the South Bank - our coverage ]

The murder of David Morley has dominated our news this
week. Here is a selection of coverage from the London
SE1 website:

'SOUTH BANK IS SAFE' SAY MPs AND POLICE
Friday 5 November 2004
SE1's MPs and senior police officers have insisted that
people shouldn't be deterred from visiting the South
Bank in the wake of the murder of David Morley on
Saturday morning. A seventh arrest has now been made.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1243


THREE CHARGED WITH SOUTH BANK MURDER
Saturday 6 November 2004
On Saturday night 19-year-old Kennington market trader
Barry Lee and two unnamed 16-year-old juveniles were
charged with the murder of David Morley last week and a
range of other offences.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1247


MEMORIAL PROCESSION ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 5 November 2004
David Morley's friends, family and colleagues gathered
on the South Bank close to the spot where he was
attacked at the end of a memorial procession from
Soho's Admiral Duncan pub.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1244

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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

HOPTON STREET: HOUSE OF LORDS REJECTS RESIDENTS' APPEAL
The House of Lords has rejected a petition by a group
of Bankside residents to appeal against the Court of
Appeal's decision in July dismissing objections to
planning permission for London Town's planned Hopton
Street tower.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1249


ASSEMBLY MEMBERS DENOUNCE CITY HALL EXHIBITION
Ken Livingstone was under attack this week from members
of the London Assembly who have complained that an
artist who helped fund the mayor's re-election has had
his work exhibited at City Hall.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1245


TABARD SQUARE ROMAN COSMETIC SECRETS REVEALED
A mysterious Roman pot of ointment found during
excavations at Tabard Square was used as a cosmetic,
according to a Bristol University study.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1240

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ]

BANKSIDE RESTAURANT OPENS IN THE CITY
Bankside Restaurant has opened a second restaurant in
the City. It is called Bankside EC2 and is on
Throgmorton Street behind the Bank of England.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1250

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

HISTORIC BRIGHTON TO BOROUGH MARKET BARROW TRIP
Borough Market barber Mike Hobbs and a team of friends
have restored an old tradition by pushing a market
barrow from Brighton to London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1248


IN PICTURES: NATIONAL LOTTERY DAY ON BANKSIDE
The National Lottery's tenth birthday was celebrated on
Saturday with a party outside Tate Modern on Bankside.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1246

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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. 

Jonathan Meades on the regeneration of North Southwark
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=925 - The Times

Fury at plans to axe Dockhead fire engine
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=924 - SLP

Monet's view from St Thomas' Hospital sells for £11m
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=923 - Guardian

Strindberg: Tate Modern teams up with National Theatre
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=922 - Guardian

Elephant statue will survive regeneration
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=921 - SLP

Award for police presented at Britain at War museum
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=920 - 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/

- David Morley
- Where are the fireworks?
- Fleurs (new florist in Bermondsey Street)
- Looking for property to buy
- Aerobics
- Shunt in SE1

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

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