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Issue 11 | 22 June 2000

An email update from the Bankside Press team

There's a lot happening this weekend - here are some

>> T H I S   W E E K E N D

[ Festival France at Hay's Galleria ]

This Friday and Saturday Hay's Galleria will
be hosting a genuine country food market from Normandy
offering bread, cheeses, olives, dried fruits,
patisserie and charcuterie products, coffee, cider and
wine. Live music will add to the atmosphere.



[ An Evening with Sondheim at St George's]

Friday 23 June 
7.30pm; donations welcome 
With Susan Moore, Clio Burroughs and Andrew McIntosh.
In aid of in aid of the St George the Martyr
Restoration Fund.



[ Thames 'Needles' race ]

A special event will take place at the Design Museum on
Saturday between 9.30am and 12 noon to celebrate the
opening weeks of Buckminster Fuller: Your Private Sky
(15 June to 15 October 2000). A limited edition replica
of a Buckminster Fuller 'Needles' boat - a 21-foot,
twin-hulled aluminium rowing shell - will be raced
against a traditional rowing shell to demonstrate the
beauty, stability and strength of Fuller's design.
Enjoy this unique event from the starting point on the
river outside the Museum, followed by a visit the
exhibition where you can see the original ŒNeedlesı

For further details visit


[ Nelson Square Summer Fair ]

Also on Saturday (12 noon to 6pm), this popular annual
event will feature stalls, games, live music, dancing
and food and drink. 

Just drop into Nelson Square (off Blackfriars
Road/Union Street) and join in the fun.


[ Lambeth's Millennium Path ]

The opening event for Lambeth's Millennium Path in
Archbishop's Park, made up of 32 bronze plaques
depicting the events, people and places that make
Lambeth special, takes place on Saturday between 12
noon and 2pm. Exhibitions, a history trail, story
telling, street theatre and music culminate in a guided
walk around the area at 2pm led by Tony Merrick 


[ Celebrating Sanctuary: Coin Street Festival ]

Celebrating Sanctuary, the latest Coin Street Festival
event, takes place on Sunday between 2 and 6pm on
Sunday at Oxo Tower Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens and
Gabriel's Wharf. It's billed as a celebration of the
evolving contribution of refugees to London, timed to
mark the 50th anniversary of the UN's Convention on
Refugees. Enjoy enchanting music on the harp-like krar
from Ethiopia, celestial voices from the Balkans and
electrifying gypsy fiddlers. See amazing Tamil dancers
and Maghreb movers. Featuring performance, exhibitions,
stalls, workshops, food and drink. 



[ Blood, Sweat & Tears at St John's Waterloo ]

Also on Sunday, St John's Waterloo is the venue for
Blood, Sweat & Tears, a concert of music of the
Renaissance: La Guerre (Janequin), Abraham et Isaac
(Carissimi), City Cryes (Dering) and Le Reniement de St
Pierre (Charpentier). New Renaissance Voices
directed by Bruce Saunders. In aid of the
Waterloo Breakaway charity.

7.30pm; £7 (conc £5); refreshments from 6.15pm


>> C O N T A C T   D E T A I L S

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