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[ SE1 Direct ]     

Issue 71 | 25 February 2002
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* READER OFFER: Another great Blue Print Cafe offer

* SE1 News and Events

* SE1 news from around the Web

* TicketWatch with First Call Tickets

* In the London SE1 Forum


[ READER OFFER: Blue Print Cafe ]

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Enjoy a two course lunch and a glass of Perrier Jouet
Champagne at Blue Print Cafˇ and entry to the Design
Museum's "Web Wizards - Designers Who Define The Web"
exhibition for £20.00.

Blue Print Cafe
Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD

T 020 7378 7031   F 020 7357 8810

Terms and Conditions
2-course meal, glass of Champagne and entry to the
Design Museum costs £20. This includes VAT and excludes
12.5% service. The offer does not include additional
food and drink items unless otherwise stated. Entry to
the Design Museum will be provided by Blue Print Cafˇ.
Offer ends 21st April 2002. Please quote "SE1Design"
when making a reservation.


[ SE1 News and Events ]

Just after 10am on Friday the Millennium Bridge was
opened allowing 160 people queuing on Bankside to walk
across to the City.

ENO Baylis, the education team at English National
Opera, is producing a large-scale community project for
performance this June in Long Lane called 'South of the
River'. They are currently recruiting local adults to
take part (about 100 young people are already taking
part). If you're interested, just turn up at the
community sessions at the Jerwood Space in Union Street
at 6.30pm on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 February or
contact John Riches on 020 7739 5808 or email
[email protected] (icSouthLondon)

Tuesday 26 February
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm); £1; Hawkstone Hall,
Kennington Road	
Judy Harris, author of a new book on William Roupell of
Roupell Street, talks about the controversial local
19th-century MP who went to jail. Residents of Roupell
Street are especially welcome. Copies will be
available. A Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society
lecture. (

Thursday 28 February
6.30pm; £3 (conc £1); Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut
John Calder discusses frankly his long awaited memoirs.
Anecdotes about Bertrand Russell, Alger Hiss, Graham
Greene, J.B. Priestley, Jo Grimond and dozens of others
whom the author encountered in his activities in and
outside of publishing. (

Friday 1 March
2pm at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road
The theme of this year's Women's World Day of Prayer is
"Challenged to Reconcile". The liturgy has been
prepared by Christian Women of Romania. There will be
refreshments after the service, and a One World Shop
with Traidcraft goods. All are welcome - including men.

Sunday 3 March
3.30pm at St George's Cathedral, Westminster Bridge Rd

Sunday 3 March
8pm at Southwark Cathedral; Programmes £7 at the door
New Renaissance Voices directed by Bruce Saunders
with music by Josquin, Gesualdo, Charpentier and


[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Every week we trawl the web for news stories and
features on SE1 people, places and organisations.

Southwark Council bans Union Flag, claims Daily Express

Did the Bard hate lawyers? Globe legal season profiled

David McKie on Jacob's Island (The Guardian)

Zandra Rhodes profiled in the Evening Standard

Fish! caught in economic slowdown

Fish! warns of low consumer confidence

Seen an interesting SE1-related article? Let us know by
emailing [email protected] and we'll link to it

[ TicketWatch with First Call Tickets ]

The Island by Athol Fugard at the Old Vic

The Wonder of Sex at the National Theatre

No Man's Land at the National Theatre

South Pacific at the National Theatre


[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Some of the topics raised in recent discussions on our
forum at

- Brook Street in the 1920s
- Does anybody remember Boddy's Bridge near Oxo Tower?
- The Honest Cabbage answers its critics
- Cashpoint safety in Tower Bridge Road
- Italians in Great Dover Street
- Bricklayers' Arms pub - any photos available?
- Looking for builder/maintenance contractor (Bankside)
- How did the Elephant & Castle get its name?
- Golden Hinde for sale?
- Tower Bridge reopens
- History of Peabody Buildings in Southwark Street

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SE1? Visit


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National Theatre and the National Film Theatre that we
do not have the resources to cover in our publications.
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