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   [ SE1 Direct ]

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Email update from the "in SE1" team

Issue 2 | 17 April 2000

Visit London SE1: <http://www.London-SE1.co.uk>

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Welcome to the second issue of [SE1 Direct]. Thank you
for your feedback on last week's mailing. There's a lot
happening in the SE1 area at the moment - our website,
printed publication and email service will keep you
fully updated.

The address for your comments, complaints and
suggestions is <feedback@london-se1.co.uk> 

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[ Welcome ]

[ What's On in SE1 ]
  
  - Easter Holiday Activities
  - Last call for Southwark Mysteries
  - Buy National Theatre Tickets online

[ Featured Book ]

  - Blade of Light: The Millennium Bridge
  
[ Web Watch ]

  - digiStreets UK comes to SE1
  
[ My Favourite Restaurant ]

  - Meson Don Felipe

[ Contact Details ]

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[ Easter Holiday Activities ]

The Easter Holidays are here, and many SE1 attractions
are offering special activities:

BFI London IMAX Cinema: Animation Mania Workshops
<http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/events/imax.html>

Golden Hinde: Drama Workshops
<http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/attractions/golden_hinde.html>

HMS Belfast: Cat and Mouse
<http://www.hmsbelfast.org.uk>

Imperial War Museum: Easter Egg Hunt
<http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/events/iwm.html>

Old Operating Theatre: Victorian Surgery Demonstration
<http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/events/oot.html>

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[ Last Call for Southwark Mysteries ]

John Constable writes:

> One Night Only...
> The Southwark Mysteries
> 23rd April 2000 
> (Easter Sunday) 6.30 pm 
> Shakespeare's Globe and Southwark Cathedral 
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> Judgement Day. Satan returns to Bankside to reclaim 
> the lost souls of the Southwark Liberty. But what the 
> hell is Jesus up to...?
> The world premiere of The Mystery Plays from John
> Constable's new 'Southwark Cycle', commissioned for 
> the millennium. Rooted in the history of London's 
> Outlaw Borough, these plays juxtapose Christian and 
> pagan Mystery traditions with South London folklore 
> and colloquial irreverence, challenging dogma with an
> inclusive "vision of humanity". 
> The performance, directed by Sarah Davey, features a
> core cast of professional actors working with a large
> community cast. John Constable, the author, plays 
> John Crow, with Di Sherlock (ex-David Glass Ensemble
> and Peter Hall Company) as The Goose/Mary Magdalene.
> Roddy McDevitt and Jacqueline Haigh (from Ken 
> Campbell's Warp company) do battle as Jesus and 
> Satan. The show begins at Shakespeare¹s Globe and 
> ends with The Harrowing of Hell in Southwark 
> Cathedral. 
> Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Bankside SE1  
> 020 7401 9919
> all tickets £15 

See
<http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/0400/mysteries.html>

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[ Buy National Theatre tickets online ]

We've teamed up with Ticketlinks to offer tickets for
the National Theatre for sale online. See 
<http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/events/rnt.html>

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F E A T U R E D   B O O K             with Amazon.co.uk 
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[ Blade of Light ]

To be published next month to coincide with the opening
of the Millennium Bridge, this book will give the
inside story of London's newest river crossing.

Preorder a copy today and save 20% on the cover price:
<http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0140290370/virtuallinse1>

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W E B   W A T C H                      by Francis James
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[ digiStreets UK comes to SE1 ]

digiStreets is one of those concepts that's perfect for
the Web. The idea is that eventually the site will
contain photographs of every street in London. They are
building up the site according to postal area, and
streets in SE1 are currently being added. This site
will appeal to a number of groups: locals who want to
see their homes pictured on the Web, property hunters
checking out the area and former residents taking a
virtual stroll along some familiar streets. Not all of
the photos are brilliant but the comprehensive coverage
makes this site worth checking out ­ and bookmarking
for future reference.

<http://www.digistreets.co.uk>

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[ Meson Don Felipe, The Cut ]

The second you walk through the doors of Meson Don
Felipe, in The Cut, you are bombarded with sound.
Clattering cutlery and loud conversation - loud,
because the diners are shrieking above the passionate
strumming of a mad Spanish guitarist, sitting halfway
up the wall in a small Juliet balcony. When you get a
seat, if you get a seat, it will probably be elbow to
elbow at the tapas bar, where you can crush cloves of
garlic and ripe tomatoes onto toasted bread, and swill
down whitebait and omelettes with a mean Rioja.
Refined, it ain't. Divine, it certainly is. Don't tell
anyone.

<http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/restaurants/meson.html>

Kim Henley

The above review was one of the winning entries in the
competition in last week's [SE1 Direct]. Kim Henley
wins a copy of Harden's London Restaurants 2000.

Watch this space for more great offers and competitions
from [SE1 Direct].

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[SE1 Direct] Editor: James Hatts 
<james.hatts@london-se1.co.uk>

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