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Issue 58 | 9 November 2001

You don't normally hear from us more than once in a
week, but we thought we *had* to get in touch with
details of the fantastic People's Palace competition -
details below.

And remember, even if you're not the lucky winner, the
restaurant is offering every SE1 Direct subscriber a
complimentary glass of mulled wine - scroll down for
details of how to take advantage of this offer.

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* People's Palace/London Jazz Festival competition

* News & Events

* In the London SE1 Forum


[ People's Palace/London Jazz Festival competition ]

Win dinner for two at the People's Palace and you can
then both enjoy a London Jazz Festival concert in the
Royal Festival Hall from 9 to 18 November.

The People's Palace restaurant and bar, situated on
level 3 of the Royal Festival Hall has huge floor to
ceiling windows that provide wonderful panoramic views
of the River Thames, making it an ideal place to meet
friends in the all day bar serving drinks and coffee or
to enjoy the set menus from £16.50.

You and your guest will be treated to a three-course
set menu including house wine then you can both enjoy
one of the London Jazz Festival concerts at the Royal
Festival Hall. Now in its ninth year, the festival has
gathered some of the most significant names in
contemporary jazz from around the world.

To view the London Jazz Festival programme or The
People's Palace please visit the websites or

For a chance to win please email you details to
[email protected]

Terms and conditions
The winner will be drawn at random at 5pm on Monday 12
November 2001 and will be notified by email.  There is
no cash alternative. The winner can choose a concert
taking place at the Royal Festival Hall and tickets are
subject to availability. Dinner includes a 3 course set
menu per person, two glasses of house wine and coffee.
Any additional items ordered will need to be paid for.
Prize must be redeemed before 18 November 2001.

Please indicate in your email entry if you do not wish
to receive information from The People's Palace in the

The People's Palace is also offering a complimentary
glass of mulled wine for every subscriber of SE1 Direct
when dining in the restaurant during November.  To
redeem this offer please mention it when making your
reservation on [email protected] or 020
7928 9999.


[ News & Events ]

Friday 9 November
Old Operating Theatre; 2.30pm; £3.25 (conc £2.25)
Dr David Wilkinson of the Association of Anaesthetists
on the Quest for Painless Surgery. Traces medicine¹s
struggle to overcome the trauma of surgery. Special
event for National Anaesthesia Day

Saturday 10 November
Old Operating Theatre; 1-5pm; £5 in advance
Alan Williams draws on his experience as a practitioner
for this hands-on herbal first aid. Learn about the
many herbs which can be used to heal burns and relieve

Saturday 10 November
Southwark Cathedral; 4.30pm
In response to the concern of the Pakistani Christians
in these islands, there will be a service of
remembrance for the victims of the Pakistani Massacre
in Bahawalpur. The preacher will be the Archbishop of
Canterbury, recently returned from the Gulf, the Bishop
of Southwark will preside and Bishops Mano Rumalshah
(General Secretary of Anglican Mission Agency USPG) and
Michael Nazir Ali will take part.

Saturday 10 November
5pm; between Blackfriars and Waterloo Bridges
Oxo Tower Wharf shops open until 8pm. You can see the
fireworks online at

Sunday 11 November
St John's Waterloo; 10.30am 
Annual Remembrance Service for war dead. Includes the 2
minutes silence.

Sunday 11 November
St John's Waterloo; 6.30pm; £7 on the door
Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra plays Suite: Things to
Come by Arthur Bliss, Adagio for Strings by Samuel
Barber, Theme from Schindler's List by John Williams
and more.

Monday 12 November
Elephant and Castle Shoppping Centre
A massive 9' square screen will show information about
nine Southwark Council services ranging from Early
Years and Childcare, Environmental Services and Trading
Standards through to Community Safety, Planning and
Regeneration. Fostering and Adoption are also taking
part in the project as are Elephant Links. Other
organisations taking part in the Roadshow include
Southwark Health Authority and primary care groups,
Morley College, St John Ambulance and HMS President,
Royal Naval Reserves.

Were you on the Millennium Bridge when it wobbled? Adam
Hart-Davis wants to hear from you for a new BBC2 Open
University series. See


[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Some of the topics raised in recent discussions on our
message board at

Local piano teacher wanted

Stamford Arms local history

Maths and English tutor wanted

Riverside Restaurants

Christmas party ideas

What's it like to live in Lower Marsh?

Non Smoking Area in All Bar One

Painter/decorater wanted

Local anti-war activity

17 Collinson Street, SE1

Car space for rent in Shad Thames

Sunday lunch in Bermondsey

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SE1? Visit


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