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Issue 252 | Monday 5 September 2005

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* 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.

COMMUNITY FILM CLUB: GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946)
Monday 5 September
7pm at the Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern (doors open
6.30pm, refreshments available); free
to members
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1030
The second screening for Tate Modern's Community Film
Club. Members will be entitled to free entry to all
Film Club screenings, regular Film Club mailings and
programme notes, an opportunity to discuss films over a
drink with other local people and watch films in
comfortable cinema conditions. To become a member (it's
FREE) email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk - please note
membership is primarily aimed at those living and
working in Southwark. This month's film is Great
Expectations (David Lean, 1946). The story of a young
man whose moral progress is shaped by two crucial
childhood experiences: the traumatic encounter with
Magwitch, an escaped convict, and his association with
the eccentric Miss Havisham and her protegee Estella. 


COMPOSTING, RECYCLING AND RE-USING EXTRAVAGANZA 
Tuesday 6 September 
3.30pm-6.30pm at Waterloo Millennium Green; free 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=736
Activities for adults and children: make a musical
instrument, practice and perform a short play, make a
flower and a shopping, refreshments, displays,
information and more. AGM of the Waterloo Green Trust
follows at 6.30pm in the Living Space. 
http://www.waterloogreen.org.uk 


BERMONDSEY SQUARE: HAVE YOUR SAY ABOUT ITS FUTURE
Tuesday 6 September
7pm at South London Mission, 256 Bermondsey Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=811
The new Bermondsey Square that is created as part of
the proposed development will provide a new public
space to host markets (including the current antiques
market), community activities, film screenings, and
many other events. It will be a new outdoor place in
the heart of Bermondsey. How would you like to see the
square used? How can the design reflect this? Discuss
the possibilities and contribute your ideas about how
this space might look and feel. Metal, an arts-led
consultancy, is creating a design brief for the
developer, Urban Catalyst, and their funder, the Igloo
Regeneration Partnership.
Information: info@metalculture.com


AUDITIONS FOR QUAY PLAYERS' DICK WHITTINGTON PANTO
Tuesday 6 September
From 7.30pm at St Anne's Church Hall, Thorburn Square
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1053
Want to tread the boards? Love to sing and dance? Come
and join the Quay Playwers in their Christmas Panto
Dick Whittington. New members are welcome any Tuesday
at the same time.
http://www.quayplayers.org.uk


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL: CRIME & COMMUNITY SAFETY  
Wednesday 7 September   
7pm at Aylwin Girls' School, 55 Southwark Park Rd, SE16
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=705
Meeting for residents of Riverside, Grange and South
Bermondsey wards. This special meeting focuses on crime
and community safety in Bermondsey. Speakers include
Jonathon Toy (head of community safety, Southwark
Council), Superintendent David Chinchen/Inspector Mark
Johnson from the Met and Chris domeney of the youth
offending team.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=536


HAY'S GALLERIA OYSTER & SEAFOOD FAIR 
Friday 9 to Sunday 11 September 
Fri 11am-8pm; Sat 11am-7pm & Sun 11am-6pm at Hay's
Galleria, Tooley Street; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=819
Annual festival of fish with the country's finest
fishmongers and a team of chefs. 
http://www.haysgalleria.co.uk


UP THE ARTS COMEDY AT THE MILLER OF MANSFIELD 
Friday 9 September 
9pm (doors 8.30pm) at the Miller of Mansfield, 96
Snowsfields; 5 (conc 4) 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1015
Mitchell Anderson introduces Cole Parker, Karen
Cockfield, Al Stick, Jimbo  and Ray Presto. 
http://uptheartscomedy.mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk 


NELSON DAY IN NELSON SQUARE
Saturday 10 September 
1pm-3pm in Nelson Square Gardens; free 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=999
Walking the plank (win a family ticket for the Golden
Hinde), knot tying, tug o'  war and Nelson quiz (prize:
family ticket for the Cutty Sark at Greenwich). French
and British food and free rum punch at the Lord Nelson
pub.


COMMUNITY ART EVENT IN LEATHERMARKET GARDENS
Saturday 10 September 
1pm-5pm in Leathermarket Gardens
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=733
Harrell Fletcher and the Laura Batlett Gallery invite
the public to their local park, Leathermarket Gardens,
to join in an afternoon of activities led by local
experts. 12 individuals will each demonstrate for 15
minutes their particular skills over the course of the
afternoon. For example a fitness instructor, a dance
teacher and a sign language teacher will lead
activities and ask the public to follow. The event will
be filmed by the artist and form part of a solo
exhibition opening the following week.
http://www.laurabartlettgallery.com


COMMUNITY FAIR AT ST JOHN'S WATERLOO 
Saturday 10 September 
2pm-7pm in St John's Churchyard, Waterloo Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=855
To be opened by Anna Ford whose father was Vicar of St
Andrew's Waterloo. Bouncy castle, face painting,
Brazilian music, children's play activities, food,
community stalls and tours of the 200 year old church
crypt. 
http://www.stjohnswaterloo.co.uk 

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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.

BESLAN VICTIMS REMEMBERED IN POTTERS FIELDS
A charred teddy bear was the centrepiece of a memorial
event held in Potters Fields on Saturday for the 186
children killed in the Beslan school massacre a year
ago.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1714


MURDER IN BERMONDSEY
A murder enquiry has begun after a death in Lynton
Road. Two local men have been arrested.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1713


ITV'S NINA HOSSAIN MUGGED ON THE SOUTH BANK
ITV News presenter Nina Hossain was left traumatised by
a mugger who held a knife to her throat and threatened
to kill her during an early morning run on the South
Bank.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1712


PRUNELLA SCALES OPENS IMPROVED MONTAGUE CLOSE
An improved section of the Thames Path in front of
Southwark Cathedral was unveiled by Prunella Scales
during Friday's Bankside Information Day.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1711


500 FORM HUMAN BANNER IN JUBILEE GARDENS
500 volunteers formed a giant human banner in Jubilee
Gardens on Thursday morning to mark the launch of a new
coalition of 18 campaign groups to fight climate
change.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1708


WOMAN DIES FALLING FROM BLOCK OF FLATS
Police are appealing for help in identifying a young
woman who fell to her death from a walkway at Amigo
House in Morley Street on bank holiday Monday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1706


LONDON EYE RENT ROW HEADS TO THE HIGH COURT
The London Eye's public row with its South Bank Centre
landlords is heading to the High Court as the owners of
the observation wheel seek a judicial review of a
planned rent rise.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1705


SOLAR ENERGY SCHEME FOR CITY HALL
Ken Livingstone has hailed government funding for a
solar energy scheme at City Hall as "an important step
forward".
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1704

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD FOR SHELL CENTRE
REDEVELOPMENT
Sheel and Lend Lease have ended their joint venture
agreement to carry out a GBP 180 million mixed-use
redevelopment of the oil giant's South Bank HQ, The
Times reported on Thursday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1709

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

WATERLOO'S YOUNG FOOTBALLERS LIFT THE UMBRO CUP PLATE
Waterloo FC under-12s have won the Umbro Cup Plate,
part of an annual football tournament for more than 350
teams from all over the world, held in Manchester at
the end of July.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1710


AWARDS FOR MOST ENTERPRISING STUDENTS
Charmaine Brown has been named as Lambeth and
Southwark's "most enterprising undergraduate" for her
work this summer at London Bridge-based Green-Works.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1707

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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/

- Doon Street Pool plan now dead?
- What's the best cafe in Borough?
- All Hallows Church, Copperfield Street
- Clear: A transparent novel by Nicola Barker
- Moving to near Elephant and Castle
- Naughty cab centre on Southwark Bridge Road
- Southwark College and Morley College
- Old Blackfriars Station in SE1
- Nearest supermarket, cinema & gym
- Dealing with anti-social behaviour
- Ecclesiatical tribunal in SE1?
- A good doctor in the Shad Thames area?
- More London

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