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[ SE1 Direct ]    Issue 270       http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Monday 9 January 2006                         ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: Lighten your life with the Alexander Technique
* January 2006 issue of 'in SE1' out now
* 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
* From the SE1 Blog

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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. 


PASSPORT TO PIMLICO AT THE COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 9 January 
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at the Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern; use the west entrance
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1030
A chance to see this classic movie with scenes filmed around
Lambeth Road and Hercules Road. An ancient document reveals
that Pimlico really belongs to France. And the Pimlico
community, eager to abandon post-War constraints, quickly
establish their independence as a ration-free state, with
hilarious results.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read.php?1,1948
http://www.reelstreets.com/passport_pimlico.htm
It's free to join the Community Film Club - members will be
entitled to free entry to all film club screenings, regular
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 email
communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk - please note membership is
primarily aimed at those living and working in Southwark.


PUBLIC MEETING FOR OCTAVIA HILL ESTATE TENANTS
Monday 9 January
7.30pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=726
Meetin or Tenants of the remaining Octavia Hill Estate in
Ufford St, Mitre Road, Webber Street and Winchester Park,
Union Street to hear how the Campaign to save the Octavia
Hill Estate being sold to private landlords is progressing
and what tenants can do to safeguard the community in the
future.
http://tuppenfamily.com/CC%20unsocial%20landlords.htm
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1855


NORTH LAMBETH AREA COMMITTEE 
Tuesday 10 January 
7pm at Christ Church, 90 Brixton Road, SW9 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1087
Public meeting of North Lambeth councillors, including
Bishops ward.
http://www.lambeth.gov.uk


ROSE THEATRE OPEN DAYS 
Thursday 12, Friday 13 and Saturday 14 January 
Thu from 1pm; Fri & Sat 11am-6pm at the Rose Theatre
Exhibition, 56 Park Street 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=890
To celebrate the unveiling of a Southwark blue plaque at the
Rose Theatre site, the Rose Theatre Trust is staging these
depcial open days for local residents and visitors to view
the audio-visual exhibition. 
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk

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[ January 2006 issue of 'in SE1' out now ]

The January issue of our monthly printed what's on guide
is available now - on paper from the usual locations - or
electronically as a PDF from 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.
And you can now view that news on a map:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/map.php

LONDON EYE VOTED TOP MODERN ENGLISH ICON
The London Eye has topped a poll to find England's modern
icons, with nearly six in ten choosing the wheel and a
quarter selecting the Millennium Bridge.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1938


CREDIT UNION RESOLVES TO HELP CHRISTMAS DEBTS
Southwark Credit Union and Blackfriars Advice Centre are
joining forces to help Southwark residents deal with their
Christmas debts.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1936

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

News for and about local businesses, big and small.

BLUE FIN BUILDING FOR IPC MEDIA
Magazine publisher IPC Media has announced that its new
Southwark Street HQ - until now known as Bankside 1 - is to
be named The Blue Fin Building.
http://london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1937


VINOPOLIS BROADENS ITS HORIZONS BEYOND WINE
Vinopolis has introduced three newly designed wine tour
packages, which offer a variety of options according to
people's tastes and interests in wine, gin, beer and whisky.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1934

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

PANTO IS JUST THE MEDICINE FOR EVELINA PATIENTS
Children being treated in the Evelina Children's Hospital
got into the Christmas spirit by staging their own pantomime
- with a little bit of help from The Old Vic.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1935

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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/

- Hughes V Campbell
- Sectioning off Potters Field
- Bottled water
- New Night at the Arches
- London Bridge Tower
- Times & Telegraph Eat Out for £5 offers
- Westminster Bridge's Never Ending Renovation
- SE1 postal service campaign
- Spa Park renovation
- Recycling (Bermondsey Street)
- Lettings Agents
- Muggers in Shad Thames

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

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[ From the SE1 Blog ]

On the blog this week:

- The area formerly known as Borough High Street
- Simon Hughes profile
- Grant for Rambert's South Bank HQ
- Movers and shakers in the theatre world
- Crockatt and Powell now blogging
- Union Theatre v Menier Chocolate Factory

Read all this and more: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/blog/

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