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Issue 230 | Tuesday 29 March 2005

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: ELAN & CO - Chartered Certified Accountants
* April 2005 issue of 'in SE1'
* 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
* 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.


NORTH LAMBETH AREA COMMITTEE
Tuesday 29 March
7pm at Pedlars Acre Community Hall, Opal Street, SE11
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=987
Meeting for residents of Bishop's, Prince's, Oval and
Vassall wards. Please note that the venue was shown
incorrectly in the March issue of 'in SE1'. Agenda
includes Sports Action Zone in North Lambeth, road
maintenance and reports from town centre forums and
boards.
http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/


ELEPHANT & CASTLE ETHNIC DIVERSITY DAY
Saturday 2 April
11am-4pm at Salvation Army Hall, Princess Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=989
Stalls including food, henna painting, health MOTs,
community safety and information on Southwark's diverse
cultures. There will also be children's entertainment
and music and dance.


TABLE TOP SALE
Saturday 2 April
11am-2.30pm at St Matthew's at the Elephant, Meadow Row	
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=988
Books, toys and surprises.
More information: 020 7357 8532


SOUTHWARK NO2ID PUBLIC MEETING
Sunday 3 April
2pm at Bankside House, Sumner Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=990
Anti-ID card meeting. Speakers include Simon Hughes MP
and Steven Montgomery of Tabard Street-based Liberty.
http://www.no2id.net


SUNDAY FILM DOUBLE BILL AT THE CORONET
Sunday 3 April
Film 1 at 5pm, interval, Film 2 at 6.30pm (approx); 2
(note LOW price)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=786
This week: School of Rock and Team America: World
Police.
http://www.cinemafurore.com


EASTER EVENTS AT THE FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM
Until Sunday 10 April
* Actors perform at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm and
1.30pm on indicated days
* Art workshops and handling drop-in 11am-1pm
* Trails and prizes - drop in any time.
* Adult tours every day at 2pm and 3pm.
at Florence Nightingale Museum, St Thomas' Hospital, 2
Lambeth Palace Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=914
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
Watch an actress in role perform as Florence and ask
her questions about her life and work.
MAKE YOUR OWN ATHENA CHICK
On an Easter theme, make your own pet like Florence's
to take home with you.
COSTUME AND OBJECT HANDLING
Can you see yourself as a Crimean nurse or soldier, or
even Mary Seacole? Try on costume and get a photo taken
(polaroids 1). Handle some of the items nurses and
soldiers would have used from Flo's dispensary.
POETS AND PERFORMANCE
Florence wrote constantly: notes, letters, books. Come
and meet our published poet, hear dramatic and moving
poems read aloud and unleash your own creativity in
writing.
Tuesday 29 March - Florence Nightingale
Wednesday 30 March - Florence Nightingale
Thursday 31 March - Costume and object handling
Friday 1 April - Costume and object handling
Saturday 2 April - Trails and prizes all day
Sunday 3 April - Trails and prizes all day
Monday 4 April - Make your own Athena chick
Tuesday 5 April - Costume and object handling
Wednesday 6 April - Florence Nightingale
Thursday 7 April - Make your own Athena chick
Friday 8 April - Make your own Athena chick
Saturday 9 April - Poets and performance
Sunday 10 April - Poets and performance
http://www.florence-nightingale.co.uk


FREE SHORT FILM COURSE AT THE ELEPHANT
Nation Slate is facilitating two short courses in
practical film making for residents of the Elephant and
Castle area. The course' last 6 weeks and take place on
Thursdays and Fridays 10am-4pm. Participants will gain
experience in all aspects of production and will have
the opportunity to make their own 5-minute film.
Priority will be given to those without previous
experience. The courses are free and will be based in
the Into centre in Trinity Street. 
First course: Thursday 7 April to Friday 13 May
Second course: Thursday 19 May to Friday 24 June
For more info contact Fintan on 07956 871312 or email
cinema_furore@yahoo.co.uk

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[ April 2005 issue of 'in SE1' ] 

The April 2005 issue of our monthly printed guide to
what's happening in and around SE1 is now available in
electronic format at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

This Friday is 1 April and printed copies should be
available at the usual distribution points by then.

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

Remember you don't have to wait till SE1 Direct drops
into your mailbox to get a local news fix. The London
SE1 website offers the latest news throughout the week.

ATTEMPTED SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ELEPHANT AND CASTLE
Police are appealing for the victim of an attempted
sexual assault in the early hours on Easter Monday to
come forward.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1502


GOOD FRIDAY PROCESSION OF WITNESS
Around 90 representatives of Southwark's riverside
parish churches took part in a Good Friday procession
of witness.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1501


ALASTAIR DARLING OPENS TRANSPORT POLICE HQ
Alastair Darling visited London Bridge Street on
Thursday to open the British Transport Police's new
London South area headquarters.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1500


TOWER BRIDGE FAULT CAUSES CONGESTION CONFUSION
Tower Bridge was stuck in the raised position for
several hours on Wednesday, causing disruption to
traffic and pedestrians.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1497


LONDONERS LOATHE THE ELEPHANT AND CASTLE
It's official: the Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre
is the most hated building in London, according to a
survey for Time Out. Tate Modern tops the list of
Londoners' favourites.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1496


TATE MODERN TO BE PROTECTED FROM TALL BUILDINGS
A proposed 24-storey tower designed by Eric Parry for
Bankside's Park Street could be reduced in height as
part of Southwark Council's emerging tall buildings
strategy.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1491


TONY BLAIR VISITS KENNINGTON ROAD
Tony Blair came to Kennington Road on Tuesday to
deliver a lecture on politics and faith. Three men were
arrested after a scuffle in which a tomato was thrown
at the PM.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1489


WATERLOO INTERNATIONAL: GOVERNMENT TO STUDY FUTURE USES
The Government has commissioned a study into possible
future used for Waterloo International station once it
has been vacated by Eurostar in 2007.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1488

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

News for and about local companies. Read it first on
the London SE1 website.

BOULANGERIE OPENS ON SOUTH BANK
Authentic French artisan bread is now on sale daily on
the South Bank.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1495

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

JOIN THE WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT AT TOWER BRIDGE
The Tower Bridge Exhibition has teamed up with Guinness
World Records to give Londoners the chance to break the
world record, and appropriately enough, the record
concerns the construction of a Jenga tower.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1499


SOUTHWARK CHILDREN STAGE MACBETH AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
Earlier this month local schoolchildren were given the
chance to perform on the stage of Shakespeare's Globe.
The children performed the tragedy Macbeth for a large
crowd of family and friends.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1498


SOUTHBANK SINFONIA ON BBC RADIO 2
The Southbank Sinfonia recorded a service for BBC Radio
2 at Cambridge's Trinity College on Monday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1492


BRIGHTENING UP WHITE'S GROUNDS
A community consultation programme to transform a
run-down railway arch culminated in a day of fun in the
arch itself.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1492

CHANGE IS COMING AT HATFIELDS OPEN SPACE
Have you walked down Hatfields recently and NOT noticed
the park? It is easy to miss - a patch of muddy grass
with a few scattered trees, bounded by the new sports
pitches at one end and the allotments at the other.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1490


SOUTHWARK SCHOOLS EXHIBIT CHAIRS AT DESIGN MUSEUM
Chairs designed by pupils from Southwark primary
schools have been on display at the Design Museum this
weekend.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1487

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

Every week our team of contributors reviews the latest
exhibitions and plays.

UNTITLED SIMPARCH AT TATE MODERN
When one thinks of art, plywood is usually not the
first medium that comes to mind for weighty
investigations into the ills of the modern world, and
there might just be a reason for that.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1493

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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/

- Curtains/blinds/upholsterers
- Photographic Printer
- Car Share
- The Marigold, Bermondsey
- Local Photos
- Westmister Bridge Road Office Eyesore
- Coronet Cinema
- Unreliable Builders
- Thameslink 2000 and Borough Market
- Good electrician needed urgently
- London Bridge Post Office
- Looking for Sound Engineer/surveyor
- What's up with Bernie Spain's flower beds?
- Designs for Hatfields green space

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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