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======================================================= [ SE1 Direct ] http://www.London-SE1.co.uk Issue 11 | 22 June 2000 ======================================================= An email update from the Bankside Press team There's a lot happening this weekend - here are some highlights... ======================================================= >> T H I S W E E K E N D ======================================================= [ Festival France at Hay's Galleria ] This Friday and Saturday Hay's Galleria will be hosting a genuine country food market from Normandy offering bread, cheeses, olives, dried fruits, patisserie and charcuterie products, coffee, cider and wine. Live music will add to the atmosphere. See http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/events/hays.html ======================================================= [ An Evening with Sondheim at St George's] Friday 23 June AN EVENING WITH SONDHEIM 7.30pm; donations welcome With Susan Moore, Clio Burroughs and Andrew McIntosh. In aid of in aid of the St George the Martyr Restoration Fund. See http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/events/st-george.html ======================================================= [ Thames 'Needles' race ] A special event will take place at the Design Museum on Saturday between 9.30am and 12 noon to celebrate the opening weeks of Buckminster Fuller: Your Private Sky (15 June to 15 October 2000). A limited edition replica of a Buckminster Fuller 'Needles' boat - a 21-foot, twin-hulled aluminium rowing shell - will be raced against a traditional rowing shell to demonstrate the beauty, stability and strength of Fuller's design. Enjoy this unique event from the starting point on the river outside the Museum, followed by a visit the exhibition where you can see the original Needlesı models. For further details visit http://www.designmuseum.org ======================================================= [ Nelson Square Summer Fair ] Also on Saturday (12 noon to 6pm), this popular annual event will feature stalls, games, live music, dancing and food and drink. Just drop into Nelson Square (off Blackfriars Road/Union Street) and join in the fun. ======================================================= [ Lambeth's Millennium Path ] The opening event for Lambeth's Millennium Path in Archbishop's Park, made up of 32 bronze plaques depicting the events, people and places that make Lambeth special, takes place on Saturday between 12 noon and 2pm. Exhibitions, a history trail, story telling, street theatre and music culminate in a guided walk around the area at 2pm led by Tony Merrick ======================================================= [ Celebrating Sanctuary: Coin Street Festival ] Celebrating Sanctuary, the latest Coin Street Festival event, takes place on Sunday between 2 and 6pm on Sunday at Oxo Tower Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens and Gabriel's Wharf. It's billed as a celebration of the evolving contribution of refugees to London, timed to mark the 50th anniversary of the UN's Convention on Refugees. Enjoy enchanting music on the harp-like krar from Ethiopia, celestial voices from the Balkans and electrifying gypsy fiddlers. See amazing Tamil dancers and Maghreb movers. Featuring performance, exhibitions, stalls, workshops, food and drink. See http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/events/coinstreet.html ======================================================= [ Blood, Sweat & Tears at St John's Waterloo ] Also on Sunday, St John's Waterloo is the venue for Blood, Sweat & Tears, a concert of music of the Renaissance: La Guerre (Janequin), Abraham et Isaac (Carissimi), City Cryes (Dering) and Le Reniement de St Pierre (Charpentier). New Renaissance Voices directed by Bruce Saunders. In aid of the Waterloo Breakaway charity. 7.30pm; £7 (conc £5); refreshments from 6.15pm See http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/events/st-john.html ======================================================= >> C O N T A C T D E T A I L S ======================================================= We welcome your comments on any aspect of our website, printed publication and email service. The address is email@example.com [SE1 Direct] Editor: James Hatts firstname.lastname@example.org Bankside Press, PO Box 16560, London SE1 0YP Tel 020 7633 0766 - Fax 020 7620 4356 Web http://www.London-SE1.co.uk SE1 Direct is copyright (c) 2000 Bankside Press