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Issue 260 | Wednesday 2 November 2005

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* November issue of 'in SE1' out now
* Advertising in SE1 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.

SPIRIT OF RUSSIA AT THE ART ACADEMY
Until Friday 4 November
11am-6pm at the Art Academy, 201 Union Street; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1007
Some of the finest examples of Russian lacquer
miniature art; icon painting; woodcarving; landscape
and batik painting; sculpture, tempera painting;
etching and Rostov enamel are displayed and available
to purchase.  In particular there is some stunning
affordable jewellery available to purchase which would
be ideal to give as Christmas presents.
Nine of Russia's top artists in these fields will be in
attendance and available to show and discuss their
work.
http://www.artacademy.org.uk


OUR INNS & NEW OUTS: CANTERBURY TALES AT SOUTHWARK
PLAYHOUSE
Until Saturday 5 November
11am-5pm at Southwark Playhouse, 62 Southwark Bridge
Road; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=875
An exhibition by Laura McEwen, designer of the  recent
outdoor production of The Canterbury Tales, documenting
the event and highlighting SE1's rich history.
http://www.southwarkplayhouse.co.uk


FIREWORKS - 400th ANNIVERSARY OF THE GUNPOWDER PLOT
Saturday 5 November
7.30pm on Bankside around the Millennium Bridge; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1070
Marking the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the
Gunpowder Plot in 1605, Shakespeare's Globe and
Southwark Council present a spectacular free fireworks
display on the River Thames. As part of the build-up to
the fireworks The Lions part presents the 15 minute
Gunpowder Plot! This short, bold and vibrant play will
be presented on both north and south sides of the
river, near Shakespeare's Globe and Tate Modern, St
Peter's Hill and the Thames Path. Come find Robert
Catesby, Guy Fawkes and King James and find out why we
are asked to "Remember Remember the 5th of November."
Repeat performances from 6pm to 7.15pm.
 Following the fireworks display, visit Shakespeare's
Globe Exhibition, for an exciting new look at the story
of the Gunpowder Plot, and a guided tour of the Globe
Theatre. You can uncover the facts behind the
fireworks, all for the special price of £3.
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/events
http://www.thelionspart.co.uk


NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA OPEN DAY
Sunday 6 November
9.30am-5pm at St Saviour's and St Olave's School, New
Kent Road; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1071
The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain is
holding its second Open Day of the year. The day is
free and open to all 10-17 year olds who have reached
Grade Six standard or above on their instrument. Please
note that saxophones, harps and orchestral percussion
are included. This is a unique chance to improve your
skills, enjoy a fabulous day of music-making and to
benefit from the knowledge of NYO professors, who also
teach on NYO courses and regularly help the orchestra
prepare for its concerts. You will also be able to find
out more about what makes the NYO 'tick' and how to
apply to the orchestra in the future, if this is
something you would be interested in.
http://www.nyo.org.uk


LOOKING AHEAD TO NEXT WEEK:

JUBILEE GARDENS SOCIAL EVENING
Monday 7 November
6.30pm-9pm at ITV, Upper Ground; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1072
Adriaan Geuze from chosen design team West 8 presents
the latest designs for the gardens. Have your say
whilst enjoying a glass of wine and some nibbles. Meet
the designer, view the exhibition, your questions
answered.
http://www.jubileegardens.org.uk


COMMUNITY FILM CLUB: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM ARCHIVE SHORTS
Monday 7 November 
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Tate Modern (Please
use the Turbine Hall entrance and staff will direct you
to the Starr Auditorium from there); free to members
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1030
ORDINARY PEOPLE - 25MIN 
Film showing the way that a group of people spent 24
hours during the period of the Blitz in London.
THE LONDON SCRAPBOOK - 11MIN 
Film supposedly compiled by Bessie Love with the aid of
Basil Radford showing how London is coping with the
war, for her friends back home in America. The film
therefore shows: the wide open spaces around St Paul's,
which are being cleaned up; Big Ben from behind barbed
wire; Hyde Park and Speaker's Corner; children being
sent out of London; Kensington Gardens almost deserted.
VICTORY PARADE ALONG BOROUGH HIGH STREET, SOUTHWARK ON
8 JUNE 1946 - 10MIN 
Colour film record shot by amateur cameraman and London
volunteer fire officer Arthur Green covers the Victory
procession of armoured vehicles, mounted weapons and
National Fire Service appliances along Southwark's
Borough High Street, London on 8 June 1946
Members are entitled to: free entry to all film club
screenings, regular Film Club mailings & programme
notes and an opportunity to discuss films over a drink
with other local people. To join - it's free - email
communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk

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[ November issue of 'in SE1' out now ]

The November issue of 'in SE1', our monthly printed
guide to what's happening in SE1, is now available.

It'll appear at all the usual distribution points over
the next couple of days - visit
http://www.inSE1.co.uk/distribution.php for an
interactive map - or you  can download your own PDF
copy at http://www.inSE1.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.

CHRISTMAS BANNED IN WATERLOO?
Lambeth Council has denied media reports that Christmas
has been banned in the borough following the
circulation of publicity for 'celebrity lights' in
Waterloo.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1825


SOUTH BANK BEACH TO GO AHEAD IN 2006
Lambeth councillors last night voted to approve plans
for a sandy beach to be installed next summer on the
coach park alongside Hungerford Bridge and on part of
Jubilee Gardens.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1824


HIT AND RUN IN NEW KENT ROAD
Police are appealing for witnesses and information
after a hit and run collision in New Kent Road on
Tuesday night.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1823


RESIDENTS' ANGER OVER ROSE GARDEN
Kate Hoey MP joined local residents in Archbishops Park
on Monday to protest against the destruction of the
park's much-loved rose garden to make way for an
education zone.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1822


CABE GIVES QUALIFIED THUMBS-UP TO COIN STREET
SKYSCRAPER
The Commission for Architecture and the Built
Environment - the government-funded architecture
watchdog - has delivered its verdict on Coin Street
Community Builders' planned 48-storey tower.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1821


EVELINA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OPENS
The GBP 60 million Evelina Children's Hospital opened
this week at St Thomas', bringing the majority of Guy's
and St Thomas' children's services together under one
roof.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1820


LOCAL ATTRACTIONS UP FOR TOURISM AWARDS
Local organisations have been shortlisted in a number
of categories in the Visit London Awards. The winners
will be revealed at a ceremony later this month.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1817


POLICE LOOKING FOR RED FORD FIESTA ON SE1 STREETS
People living south of the Thames between Blackfriars
Bridge and Tower Bridge are being urged by Bedfordshire
Police to check their streets, parking bays and garage
areas for a red Ford Fiesta.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1816


MAN INJURED AT VAUXHALL CROSS
Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in
Vauxhall at approx 8.30pm on Sunday 30 October.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1815


FRENCH MARKET OPENS IN WATERLOO
A temporary French market has opened in Lower Marsh.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1814


HIGH COURT REJECTS LONDON EYE'S CASE AGAINST SOUTH BANK
CENTRE
The High Court has dismissed BA London Eye's case
against the Board of the South Bank Centre, in the
latest development in a dispute over the terms of a new
commercial lease for the attraction.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1813


MAN FOUND DEAD
Police in Southwark are investigating the circumstances
of an unexplained death in Prioress Street.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1812


SOUTHWARK PEABODY TENANTS TAKE PROTEST TO THE CITY
Southwark Peabody residents have taken their fight
against property sales across the river to the City of
London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1811


NORWEGIAN ROYAL YACHT IN POOL OF LONDON
The Norwegian Royal Yacht Norge has anchored in the
Pool of London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1810

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

LOCAL PROJECTS COMPETE FOR LOTTERY FUNDING
London Tonight viewers are voting this week on whether
to award up to £50,000 to improve the churchyard of St
John's Waterloo or to back Victim Support Southwark.
Meanwhile Shakespeare's Globe is through to the final
of the National Lottery Awards
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1819


ENERGY SAVING WEEK IN SOUTHWARK
Southwark celebrated Energy Saving Week in style this
week, as Asda Old Kent Road and the Elephant and Castle
Shopping Centre saw kids become tigers, fairies and
Spiderman.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1818

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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/

- Coin Street's plan for 48-storey tower
- Cameras on Tower Bridge
- Kids stuff in the evening
- Tanner Street Park
- Bermondsey Bonfires
- Latest post by James Hatts
- Network Rail & Thameslink 2000
- Runners club in Bermondsey/SE1?
- Most Haunted in Clink Prison
- Roast @ Borough Market
- Apple Tree felled in SE1
- Tyers Gate bins
- Southwark CC mini zone
- Tennis, anyone?
- Remembrance poppies
- Christmas Turkey
- Those cameras with transceivers
- Bermondsey Square regeneration
- London Postal Service
- Fireworks
- Banksy on BBC2
- Woman mugged on Great Suffolk St.. any leads?

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