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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 297      http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Monday 17 July 2006                           ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: The Traditional Acupuncture Centre
* What's on this week
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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[ Local news & features 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

* Trees honour victims of Chilean dictatorship
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2265

* Siobhan Davies Studios' Big Dance live link breaks
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2266

* 'Tate Tower' may never be built
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2264

* Tooley Street club opens for business
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2263

* Waterloo streets come alive with carnival spirit
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2262

* Lynton Road man charged with Bermondsey murder
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2257

* Tabard Street shooting: police appeal
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2254

* Voyage of Understanding reaches Tower Bridge
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2251

* 40m City Hall wind turbine proposed by Eye architects
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2250

* Elephant and Castle Trust announces resident directors
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2249

* Waterloo forum to link parents and providers
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2248

* Southwark Bridge Road firm wins business award
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2261

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[ What's on this week ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural eveqnts taking place over the next seven
days. For a comprehensive what's on guide visit
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/ or pick up a copy of
our free monthly printed publication, 'in SE1'.

LGBT HISTORY WALK
Monday 17 July
Meet 6.30pm for 7pm at the George Inn, Borough High Street
Guided walk led by Southwark poet John Constable to mark the
launch of 'Out in Southwark', a new LGBT social group in the
borough. This unusual guided tour explores the history of
sexual identity, with particular reference to LGBT-related
stories. You are also welcome to come and share your own
knowledge and personal anecdotes. The walk lasts up to 2
hours. If you are interested in joining the walk please
contact dax.ashworth@southwark.gov.uk 
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/630


SOUTHWARK'S A TO Z OF DANCE AT THE SCOOP
Tuesday 18 July
11am-4pm at The Scoop (next to City Hall)
Southwark's A to Z of Dance is part of the national Big
Dance initiative, celebrating and promoting dance in the
lead-up to the 2012 Olympics. Come and celebrate the wealth
and diversity of dance in Southwark with a non-stop
programme of performances and workshops for all ages and
abilities, and featuring a wide range of companies and
styles. Highlights include London School of Samba, Shobana
Jeyasingh Dance Company and Manaia Maori Performing Arts
Company. Plus, Caribbean, Peruvian, African, contemporary,
jazz and street dance and much more.
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/605


NORTH LAMBETH AREA COMMITTEE: LEARN ABOUT PLANS FOR THE CUT
Tuesday 18 July 
7pm Room B01, Morley College, Westminster Bridge Road
Meeting for residents of Bishop's, Princes and Oval wards.
Issues discussed will include The Cut refurbishment, the
Community Safety Action Plan, Local Transport Policy plans
and street lighting improvements.
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/515


JOHN TRADESCANT'S REST - A WALK
Tuesday 18 July
Meet 12.30pm outside South Lambeth Library; free
Linked to the Parabola/Museum of Garden History exhibition
Repatriating the Ark. The walk will retrace the journey of
John Tradescant the Elder's funeral cortege from his house
to the burial plot in St Mary Lambeth Churchyard in 1638.
Led by Jon Newman.
Info: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/267


SAFE IN YOUR CITY - MEET THE RIVERSIDE WARD POLICE TEAM
Wednesday 19 July 
12 noon-2.30pm at More London Riverside
Come to More London Riverside at lunchtime on 19 July and
get the latest tips on how to keep you and your belongings
safe. The London Bridge Business Improvement District
Company, in a joint initiative with the Police, the Safer
Southwark Partnership and More London, has organised an
event by the fountains at More London Riverside to provide
local workers with information and advice on public safety.
At the event you will be able to meet the Safer
Neighbourhood Police Team, pick up information which could
help prevent you from experiencing crime in London, offer
input into what crime prevention initiatives you think might
work, and collect useful kits such as cycle marking and
personal safety alarms.
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/641


NORTH LAMBETH & CHARLIE CHAPLIN
Wednesday 19 July
Meet 6.30pm outside Lambeth Palace
Guided walk led by Tony Merrick.
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/266


ASSOCIATION OF WATERLOO GROUPS MEETING
Wednesday 19 July
6.30pm for 7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Topics include health for senior citizens; community
partnership: a Coin Street view; your local councillors;
doctor's surgery update; police; young people
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/588


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 20 July
7pm-9pm at the Franklin-Wilkins Building, Stamford Street
Kate Hoey and Simon Hughes invite you to the South Bank
Forum. Topics include a health debate led by Dr Alan
Maryon-Davies, director of public health for Southwark PCT.
Also meet your new Southwark Cathedrals ward councillors.
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/518


SUMMER OPEN HOUSE & SALE - LONDON GLASSBLOWING
Friday 21 to Sunday 23 July 
30th anniversary
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/561


ROSE THEATRE OPEN DAYS
Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 July
Visit the Rose during National Archaeology Week
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/617


TABARD GARDENS FUN DAY
Saturday 22 July
12 noon-6pm at Tabard Gardens
Annual community event with stalls from local organisations
including West Bermondsey Community Forum
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/587


COMMUNITY DAY AT HATFIELDS OPEN SPACE
Saturday 22 July 
12 noon-6pm at Hatfields Open Space & the Colombo Centre
Come enjoy an afternoon of community activities and
entertainment at Hatfields open space. There will be fun for
all ages including a Teddy Bears' picnic, football and
tennis tournaments, family activity stalls, raffle and a
seniors' tea party. For more information contact Katie on
020 7620 0544.
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/635

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Summer Madness exhibition at Southwark Cathedral
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2267

* Superman Returns at the IMAX
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2256

* The Animals' War at the Imperial War Museum
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2255

* Pierre Huyghe at Tate Modern
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2253

* The Life of Galileo at the National Theatre
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2247

* Antony and Cleopatra at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2246

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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

- Potters Fields
- Tooley Street lapdancing club
- Tower Bridge opening
- Land opposite Bermondsey Square
- The Globe Roman season
- Best Indian in SE1?
- Lower Marsh Market today
- More Power to the Mayor? no thanks
- Buying a TV in SE1
- Warehouse / car park wanted for wedding marquee
- Local charity up for National Lottery Awards: please vote!
- Charity Muggers
- Fenced-in space opposite Lye Torng restaurant
- Joke shop/moustache supplier
- Good and Reliable Removal Service
- Helicopters over Tower Bridge/ Shad Thames
- 40m City Hall wind turbine proposed by Eye architects
- Ironing Service
- Volunteering in SE1
- Driscoll House, New Kent Road
- Local architect
- Great Guildford & Union

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

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