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[ SE1 Direct ]    Issue 284       http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Tuesday 18 April 2006                         ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Advert: We are your local Accountants!
* What's on this week
* Local business news from the London SE1 website
* Features from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* This week on the SE1 Blog

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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. You can also see
that news on a map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/map.php

* Deselected Chaucer councillor accuses Lib Dems of racism
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2120

* Labour's vision for Southwark: interview with Peter John
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2122

* Bishop's Ward candidates grilled at Waterloo hustings
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2119

* Lib Dems launch bid to take full control of Southwark
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2118

* Tooley Street residents join lapdancing opposition
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2117

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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. 

GREAT SOUTHWARK DRAGON QUEST  
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 April 
11.30am; £5 (conc £2; accompanied children free); booking
essential mentalfightclub@btinternet.com or 020 7378 1768 
For adults and children. Solve the intriguing clues to find
the many dragons (and their saints) who live hidden in the
buildings, parks and streets of The Borough. Refreshments
and Clues Book provided. Led by Southwark Mysteries. 
http://www.into.org.uk/mentalfightclub


FLORA LONDON MARATHON 
Sunday 23 April 
The elite men will reach Tooley Street and Tower Bridge at
approx 9.52 and the elite women at approx 10.23am. 
Tower Bridge will be closed to traffic between 8am and 7pm.
Tooley Street will be closed east of Tower Bridge between
8am and 4pm. 
http://www.london-marathon.co.uk 


SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY 
Sunday 23 April
10am-4pm at Shakespeare's Globe, New Globe Walk; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=919
The Mayor of London is once again backing a day of free
events  at Shakespeare's Globe as a joint celebration of St
George and Shakespeare's Birthday. Roman soldiers and a band
will be outside at 10.15am to welcome Cleopatra who is
arriving by water. She will sail downstream on a boat with
handmaidens and oarsmen in costume. A second boat will be
rowed closely behind carrying musicians providing
accompaniament throughout the journey. CleopatraÕs boat is
the Jubilant replica seen on the river during last yearÕs
re-enactment of NelsonÕs funeral procession. 
The free entry day at the Globe will have a Warriors and
Queens theme and feature Roman side-shows and workshops.
Visitors will able to deliver a line or two from the famous 
stage. 
http://www.london.gov.uk/mayor/culture/stgeorge06.jsp
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org


SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY OPEN DAY AT THE ROSE THEATRE SITE
Sunday 23 April
11am-6pm at the Rose Theatre, 56 Park Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=890
Round the corner on Park Street the Rose Theatre site will
be open to the public to celebrate the Bard's birthday and
the blue plaque unveiled in January by Sir Ian McKellen. 
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk


EWELL ST MARY'S MORRIS MEN: ST GEORGE'S DAY ITINERARY
Sunday 23 April
11am London Eye
12 noon Royal Festival Hall
1.30pm Old Thameside Inn, Pickford's Wharf, Clink Street
2.30pm The Royal Oak, Tabard Street
5pm The Lord Clyde, Clennam Street
http://www.ewellmorris.co.uk


US BISHOP FRANK GRISWOLD PREACHING AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Sunday 23 April 
Choral Eucharist 11am 
Preacher: Most Revd Frank Griswold, presiding bishop of the
Episcopal Church of the United States. Part of a series of
visiting preachers to mark the 1400th anniversary of the
church now known as Southwark Cathedral.
http://www.southwark.anglican.org/cathedral/


WHO IS ST GEORGE? - AN ILLUSTRATED TALK 
Sunday 23 April 
2pm; free; booking essential mentalfightclub@btinternet.com
or 020 7378 1768 
Pagan, Christian or Moslem? Slayer or slain? Masculine or
feminine? Destroyer or healer? Black man, white man or green
man? With his long association with healing the mentally
ill, St George has been a powerful force in the formation of
Mental Fight Club. Dr Sam Riches, author of  St George -
Hero, Martyr, Myth  will explore St George's rich heritage
with an illustrated talk and discussion about the meaning
and mystery of his legend. 
http://www.into.org.uk/mentalfightclub 


MARKETING WORKSHOPS FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & VOLUNTARY GROUPS
Tuesday 25 April
9.30am-4pm at Mallside, Oxo Tower Wharf
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=949
Are you a social enterprise, voluntary organisation or
not-for-profit company in Lambeth or Southwark? If so, Coin
Street invites you to a free marketing workshop covering the
following topics: What is marketing? What are you marketing?
Who are your customers? How do you reach and manage your
customers? Developing your marketing strategy and Evaluating
success.
To book a place please contact Laura Cowell on 020 7593 3003
or l.cowell@coin-street.org

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

News for and about local businesses big and small

* Easter at Borough Market
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2123

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

Stories about SE1 people and places

* Churches unite for Good Friday walks of witness
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2124

* IceSpace tickets go on sale
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2121

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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/list/1

- Advertising on Imax
- Takeaway recommendations
- Dog walker in Borough/London Bridge
- Cat Sitter/Exchange
- Robbery/ Police Helicopter at Jam Factory?
- BEWARE - Window Cleaning Scam
- St Thomas' Hospital dirty room
- Cycle lane removed on Blackfriars Road
- Potters Fields Park
- HMS Belfast
- Spa Park
- A History of the County of Surrey: Vol 4
- Spice Quay Heights
- What will happen to Waterloo.......?

To read and respond to these discussions and more, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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[ This week on the SE1 blog ] 

Our blog is a weblog in the original sense - collecting
stories about SE1 people and places from across the web.

- Giant adverts to cover the IMAX
- Jonathan Meades sells million-pound Tyers Gate penthouse

Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/blog/

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