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[ SE1 Direct ]     

Issue 61 | 30 November 2001
Bankside   South Bank   Waterloo  Bermondsey   Elephant
>> I N   T H I S   B U L L E T I N 

* What's on this week

* Quick Snippets

* December issue of 'in SE1' - now available

* Advertisement Feature - Bridget Jones's Diary

* In the London SE1 Forum


[ What's on this week ]

Until Saturday 1 December
Cottons Atrium, Cottons Centre, Tooley Street; 8am-8pm
An exhibition of artwork by John Watson in a variety of
media including oils, watercolours, pastels and

From Saturday 1 December
From Saturday all admission charges are removed from
the Imperial War Museum as part of a government
initiative to restore free entry to national museums.

Saturday 1 December
St George-the-Martyr, Borough High Street; 11am; 20p 
Bric a brac, nearly-new clothes, books, CDs and
records, toys, Christmas gifts, Tombola and

Saturday 1 December
St Jude's Community Centre, St George's Road; 2pm; 20p
Raffle, fun and games, Father Christmas, tombola,
refreshments and much more.

Sunday 2 December
Old Operating Theatre, 9a St Thomas' Street; 2.30pm;
£3.25 (conc £2.25)
A lecture exploring the 300 year old apothecary's Herb
Garret of Old St. Thomas' Hospital. Discover the
medicinal secrets of Snail water, Venetian Treacle,
wormwood, comfrey, and many other forgotten remedies of
herbal physic.

Sunday 2 December
Southwark Cathedral; 6.30pm
Advent Sunday service by candlelight.

Tuesday 4 December
St John's Waterloo 6.30pm
Kate Hoey MP is calling for Jubilee Gardens to be
managed by a trust which is independent of the South
Bank Centre and Arts Council. The MP will be speaking
at the launch of the Friends of Jubilee Gardens. The
group is being formed by residents worried about
development of the gardens which opened in the Queen's
first Jubilee Year 25 years ago. 

Tuesday 4 December to Saturday 5 January
Southwark Playhouse, 62 Southwark Bridge Road; £10
(conc £4; family £25); phone for dates 
The Christmas show is a partly true story about
Bankside boy Charlie Lavender who breaks into
Buckingham Palace and eventually meets Queen Victoria.

Wednesday 5 December
Southwark Cathedral; 7pm; £10-£20
A special celebration in aid of communities in crisis
in Asia, Africa and latin America. John Simpson, if
back from reporting duties with the BBC in Afghanistan,
will be the host with Robert Lindsay, Joanna Trollope,
John Harle, Martin Bashir and Juliet Stevenson. The
music is by the Singers of London, conducted by Justin
Doyle, and Notre Dame Singers youth choir (directed by
Geraldine Hine who has given them a world-wide
repertoire). Organised by Health Unlimited charity
which is based on SE1ıs Albert Embankment. Tickets from
010 7840 3761.

Thursday 6 December
St George the Martyr, Borough High Street; 7.30pm;
collection for restoration fund
Len Reilly, from the Local Studies Library, gives an
illustrated talk based on his recent book on The

Friday 7 December
St. Margaret's, Westminster Abbey; 7pm; £7.50 (Child
£3.00; Family £20 from 020 7922 8197/email:
[email protected])
The St Thomas Lupus Trust is a charity which funds
lupus research at St Thomas' Hospital in London. 
Results from this research have contributed to many of
the recent discoveries in the treatment of this complex
illness. The concert includes celebrity readings by
Anna Ford & Valerie Singleton and the choirs of Bromley
High School."


[ Quick Snippets ]

Saatchi plans South Bank gallery to rival Tate

Waterloo closure brings traffic chaos

Mother Clap's Molly House to move to West End

Joan Collins regrets posing in basque for Old Vic show

Murdered woman was bound with tape from Tate

'in SE1' editor interviewed by 'My Village'

Gideon Mendel's photos at Oxo Tower Wharf

Rowan Moore on the latest South Bank Centre controversy

How previous schemes hav failed

Adam Hart-Davis filming at the Millennium Bridge


[ December issue of 'in SE1' - now available ]

The December issue of our printed what's on publication
has now been published, and will be appearing at all
the usual locations over the next few days.

Alternatively you can view, download and print your own
copy online at



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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

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Looking for studio/bedsit in SE1

Carlton property documentary

Xmas Day Lunch in SE1

Bermondsey Square & New Caledonian Market Developments

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