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[ SE1 Direct ]    

Issue 28 | 20 November 2000

An email update from the Bankside Press team

>> I N   T H I S   B U L L E T I N 

* Design Sense Award exhibition

* Southwark Oratorio

* London SE1 Forums

* SMS Trial update

* Coming soon to


[ Design Sense Award exhibition ]

An exhibition of the winning and shortlisted entries in
the only international award for sustainable industrial
design and architecture is on display at the Design
Museum until 21 January 2001. Six products and six
buildings were selected by a panel of judges from
entries received from around the world. 

Objects on display in the exhibition include models,
original drawings and video to show the sustainable
qualities of each product or building. The selected
products are the BMW C1 motorcycle; a compostable
upholstery fabric; the IBM desktop e-business Internet
server; an energy-saving residential fuel cell; a solar
powered outdoor light; and a waste-reducing weaving

The selected buildings are the Reichstag in Berlin, the
Cultural Greenhouse in Terrasson, France; the Web of
Life at London Zoo, Stratford Regional Station, London;
the Integer Millennium House and Manor Park in



[ Southwark Oratorio ]

On Thursday the English National Opera in partnership
with Southwark Cathedral presents a choral piece
celebrating the experience and cultural diversity of
older people in London at the Millennium. Many from
Southwark, Tower Hamlets and Newham are taking part.
Devised and commissioned by the Baylis Programme (ENO╣s
Education, Community and Outreach team), the piece is
inspired by the participants╣ views of the past and the
changing aspects of London life. 

See and
Call 020 7739 5808 for tickets and prices


[ London SE1 Forums ]

For some inexplicable reason the message menu of the
London SE1 Forum was deleted from the web server last
night. Rather than painstakingly recreating the menu,
we have taken advantage of this opportunity to upgrade
our message board software.

We now have the ability to run multiple forums. Here
are the ones we have set up so far:

* General Forums
  - General Discussion
  - Local History

* Attraction Forums
  - London Eye
  - Tate Modern

* Neighbourhood Forums
  - Bankside
  - Bermondsey
  - The Borough
  - Elephant & Castle
  - South Bank
  - Waterloo
So please go along to - have a
look and help us to get the discussions going!

And if you've got any ideas for new forum categories
please let us know at [email protected]


[ SMS Trial Update ]

Thank you to all those SE1 Direct subscribers who
signed up for our trial SMS service mentioned in our
last mailing. We will be in touch soon with further
information. Please note that applications for the
trial have now closed. 


[ Coming soon to ]

We are working on lots of new features for the London
SE1 website - first up will be a fully searchable
database of restaurants in SE1, which will be online in
the next few weeks.

Keep visiting and reading
SE1 Direct for details of all the new features.

And if there's anything you would like us to add to the
site, please let us know by emailing
[email protected]


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