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Issue 214 | Monday 6 December 2004

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* What's on this week
* ADVERT: finest italian ingredients delivered direct
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Features from the London SE1 website
* Arts reviews 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.

WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM CHRISTMAS CRACKER!
Wednesday 8 December 
10am-6pm at The Rainbow Building, 32 Crosby Row; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=869
Festive celebrations! Win: Raffles, tombola and spot
prizes! Join in: Carol singing, workshops, games, music
& dance! Celebrate: Home-made cakes, mince pies and
mulled wine! Shop: Pick up presents at the Jumble &
Table Sales! Get advice: On savings and managing money,
and how to make your home safer
More info: 020 7403 9683 or email WBForum@tiscali.co.uk


A CONCERT FOR WINTER AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
Thursday 9 Decembwer
1pm-2.30pm at Shakespeare's Globe, Bankside
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=939
As part of this yearıs A Concert for Winter at
Shakespeareıs Globe, African drumming will replace more
conventional instruments to celebrate the season of
goodwill. The festive drumming, performed by Southwark
schoolchildren, is part of the annual community
celebration at the Globe Theatre.  Over 400 children
will perform a range of festive music including
Christmas carols such as Let it Snow, Winter Wonderland
and The Holly and the Ivy. The PricewaterhouseCoopers
Pantomime players will partner a local school to
perform a festive medley. And Southwark Police will
make an appearance on stage with Merry Christmas
Everyone by Shakin' Stevens.  Concert for Winter is now
in its seventh successive year. Over 1,400 people are
expected to attend the free event. 
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org

 
CHRIST CHURCH SOUTHWARK CHRISTMAS FAIR 
Saturday 11 December
11am at Christ Church, 27 Blackfriars Road; 20p
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=940
Food, clothes, books, gifts and tombola.
http://www.christchurchsouthwark.org.uk

 
SUGAR & SPICE AND ALL THINGS NICE: A CELEBRATION
Until Sunday 12 December 2004
Mon-Fru 10am-5pm; Sat 11am-4pm at 7 The Leather Market,
Weston Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=941
London Glassblowing Christmas Open Week and Sale.
Special late night opening on the 8th until 8pm.
What better place to celebrate Christmas than by the
warmth of the furnace and the glow of molten glass.
Don't forget to indulge in mulled wine and tasty mince
pies whilst marvelling at the newest creations of Peter
Layton, Anthony Scala, David Flower, Louis Thompson,
and Marie Worre Hastrup Holm.
http://www.londonglassblowing.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.

WATERLOO TOPS TUBE'S 'LIST OF SHAME'
Waterloo tube station comes top of a "list of shame"
for incidents involving drunk and abusive passengers at
Christmas, with London Bridge not far behind.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1296


QUEEN VISITS UNION JACK CLUB
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh came to Waterloo's
Sandell Street on Friday to visit the Union Jack Club
which celebrates its centenary this year.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1295


GIANT SNOW SLIDE COMING TO BANKSIDE
A giant snow slide is to be installed on Bankside over
Christmas and the New Year by Southwark Council,
offering three goes at 'tubing' for £2.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1294


FORMER BANKSIDE BEAT OFFICER CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO
DEFRAUD
PC Christopher Keenan, 38, formerly the community beat
officer for the Bankside area, returned on bail to
Bexleyheath police station this week where he was
charged with several offences.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1291


PRINCESS ROYAL VISITS NEW CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
The Princess Royal paid a visit to the new Evelina
Children's Hospital on the St Thomas' site on Tuesday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1290

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

LONDON DUNGEON'S SATANIC ADVENT CALENDAR
The London Dungeon has launched a controversial Advent
calendar depicting a tortured Father Christmas hanging
in shackles from a dank dungeon wall, beneath the
greeting 'Happy Bloody Christmas.'
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1299


BRINGING THEATRE TO BOROUGH ROAD
London South Bank University has revealed plans to
transform Edric Hall in Borough Road into a new
200-seat theatre for drama students and community use.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1298


IN PICTURES: RED CROSS LONDON BALL
Celebrities descended on Upper Ground on Wednesday for
the annual Red Cross London Ball. Traffic chaos and
road rage ensued as the stretch limos, people carriers
and taxis vied with the RV1 bus for road space.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1293


MAUREEN LIPMAN SWITCHES ON WATERLOO CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
Maureen Lipman - currently in rehearsals for Aladdin at
the Old Vic - crossed the road to Lower Marsh on
Wednesday to switch on Waterloo's Christmas lights.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1292

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ] 

A SIMULTANEITY OF STORIES AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
REFECTORY
The walls of the Refectory at Southwark Cathedral, some
enjoying natural light and some lit with spotlights,
are hung with work by Edith Slee.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1297

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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 Former Hardware Shop On TBR
- Looking for a waiter
- Book recommendation: London: From Punk to Blair
- The Bermondsey on Bermondsey Street
- The London Scotia Bar
- The Harpy at the Moorings
- Sale of Tower Bridge Centre
- Pizza vending machine installed in The Cut
- Jam Factory cat5 and phone network
- Nike 10K go nocturnal Run London
- Looking for good minicab company
- Piano teacher wanted
- Black kitten
- Tower Bridge roadworks

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

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