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Issue 213 | Tuesday 30 November 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: HIREAGUIDE LONDON for the best value tours 
* December 2004 issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Local business news from the London SE1 website
* Features from the London SE1 website
* 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.

MAUREEN LIPMAN SWITCHES ON WATERLOO CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
Wednesday 1 December
6pm outside Cubana, Lower Marsh
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=936
Actress Maureen Lipman will light up Waterloo when she
switches on the lights at the Cubana Bar and Restaurant
on Lower Marsh on Wednesday. The Waterloo Green Trust
has been given a tree by Waterloo Road-based venture
capitalists 3i to adorn the Millennium Green. It will
be decorated by local children between 3.30pm and 4pm
and Ms Lipman turns the lights on at 6pm against a
choral background provided by pupils from Johanna
Primary school and Cubana's guitarists. Maureen Lipman
says "I am delighted to be turning on the Christmas
lights in Lower Marsh.  As I am performing at The Old
Vic over the festive period, it is wonderful to be able
to get involved with the local celebrations."
http://www.lower-marsh.co.uk 


PULLENS' YARDS CHRISTMAS SALE AND OPEN STUDIO EVENT
Friday 3, Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 December
3rd December Private View 6-9.30pm, 4th 11-8.30pm, 5th
11-6pm off Walworth Road, SE17
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=935
Over 40 artists and craftspeople at Iliffe, Peacock and
Clements Yards will be opening up their studios and
selling their unique work directly to the public.
Hidden away off the Walworth Road, near Elephant &
Castle, the three yards are the last remaining
Victorian mews in central London still used for their
original purpose as work spaces for artisans. The yards
include a diverse range of talented artists and
craftspeople, including everything from musical
instrument makers, ceramicists and photographers, to
furniture designers and leather corset makers. The
Christmas Open Studios are a longstanding event, and
this year there will be free entertainment for the
local community & visitors, with live music including a
Jazz band and lute recital.
http://www.pullensyards.co.uk 


ST JUDE'S TABLE TOP SALE AND BAZAAR
Saturday 4 December
12 noon-2.30pm at St Jude's Community Association, The
Crypt, St George's Road; 20p
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=934
Tombola, raffle, refreshments, books, records/tapes,
bric-a-brac, jewellery and games.


FRIENDS OF SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Saturday 4 December
12.30-4pm at Southwark Cathedral; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=874
Books, home-made jams and chutneys and mulled wine.
http://www.southwark.anglican.org/cathedral


ST GEORGE'S RC CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS FAIR
Saturday 4 December
1pm at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral, Lambeth Road;
30p 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=820
Bottle Tombola, bric-a-brac and food. Proceeds towards
rewiring of Cathedral. The Grand Christmas Draw with
prizes starting at 300 takes place at 3.30pm.
http://www.southwark-rc-cathedral.org.uk


SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE FROST FAIR 2004
Weekends until Christmas
10am-5pm at Shakespeare's Globe; admission free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=932
Indoor frost fair in the UnderGlobe beneath the theatre
including market stalls. Also opportunity to visit
Shakespeare exhibition. Also open on Monday 20 December
until 8pm. Not to be confused with Southwark Council's
Frost Fair on Friday 17 December.
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org


Looking ahead to next week...
RADIO 4's ANY QUESTIONS FROM SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Friday 10 December
The broadast is being co-hosted by Cathedral Primary
School as part of the school's tercentenary
celebrations and by the Cathedral which celebrates its
centenary next year. The panel will include the Bishop
of Southwark, Sunday Telegraph editor Dominic Lawson
and Shami Chakrabarti from Tabard Street-based Liberty.
Tickets are available from Southwark Cathderal
Reception - tel 020 7367 6700 or send an email to
any.questions@southwark.anglican.org

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[ December 2004 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The Christmas and New Year issue of our monthly printed
what's on guide 'in SE1' is now available in electronic
form at http://www.inSE1.co.uk where you can download
and print your own copy right now.

Copies will be available at all the usual distribution
points in the first days of December.

Turn to page 8 for a great competition to win a copy of
John D Beasley's new book Southwark Revisited.

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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

RUNLONDON: RESIDENTS' FURY OVER ROAD CLOSURES
30,000 runners took part in Sunday night's RunLondon
10K race, but Butler's Wharf residents have complained
that they were unable to get to their homes which were
cut off by the event's route.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1288


SAATCHI VS SEROTA: SE1 GALLERY BOSSES IN WAR OF WORDS
Tate Modern has rejected claims that the Bankside
attraction rejected an offer from Charles Saatchi of
his entire 200 million collection of modern art.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1287


STUDENT STABBED AT ELEPHANT & CASTLE
A student has been stabbed in an attack by a gang of up
20 youths at the Elephant & Castle's London College of
Communication.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1284


MUSEUM OF GARDEN HISTORY FOUNDER DIES
Rosemary Nicholson, co-founder of the Museum of Garden
History next to Lambeth Palace, has died at the age of
85.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1282


GLAZIERS INSTALL FIRST WOMAN MASTER
Phillida Shaw has been installed as Master of the
Glaziers' Company. She is the first woman to hold the
office during the Glaziers' 676 year history.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1281


HONORARY DEGREES CONFERRED BY LONDON SOUTH BANK
UNIVERSITY
Athlete Tessa Sanderson and Millennium Bridge Trust
chairman Sir David Bell were amongst those awarded
honorary degrees by London South Bank University at
Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1280


PRINCE CHARLES ADDRESSES LAMBETH PALACE SEMINAR
The Prince of Wales used an address at Lambeth Palace
on Monday to respond to criticism by cabinet ministers
of his views on education.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1277

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website]

PIZZA VENDING MACHINE INSTALLED IN THE CUT
Britain's second pizza vending machine has been
installed in The Cut.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1286

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

IN PICTURES: ISLAM AWARENESS WEEK AT SHAKESPEARE'S
GLOBE
The UnderGlobe at Shakespeare's Globe was transformed
into an exotic souk this weekend at the culmination of
a programme of events for Islam Awareness Week.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1289


BLACKFRIARS SETTLEMENT PAYS TRIBUTE TO BARBARA EAST
Barbara East, known to the present generation as
receptionist and welcome face at Blackfriars
Settlement, has died at the age of 81.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1278
 
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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/

- The London Scotia Bar
- The Harpy at the Moorings
- Nike 10K go nocturnal Run London
- Elephant & Castle lighting
- SE1 Christmas party?
- Digital TV installation
- Men's haircuts - prices, recommendations
- Fusion leisure centre
- Eminem...
- Londis on Tower Bridge
- New Flats - Decima Street
- The Golden Chopsticks
- 'Named Paving' on Borough High Street
- morechampagne
- Pubs in and around Elephant and Castle
- Amazing building
- New fire station?
- Tabard Square Prometrics!
- Aliens
- What's with the half plane...?


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

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