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Issue 26 | 1 November 2000
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An email update from the Bankside Press team

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>> I N   T H I S   B U L L E T I N 
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* 'in SE1' November issue
* What's on this week
* Book of the Week - The Jubilee Line Extension

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[ 'in SE1' November issue ]

The November 2000 issue of 'in SE1' is now being
distributed via the usual channels.

Subscriber copies have been mailed out and should reach
you shortly.

You can also download a copy as a PDF (Adobe Acrobat)
file to print yourself at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

For those of you who haven't seen a copy, 'in SE1' is
our monthly 8-page printed guide to what's happening in
the area.

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[ What's on this week ]

Some of the event highlights for this week in SE1:

* Final call for Southwark Literature Festival events 
  (until Friday) - http://www.southwarkfestival.org.uk
  
* The Rose Theatre Exhibition is hosting a talk on the 
  Archaeology of Southwark by Harvey Sheldon on 
  Thursday 2 November (7pm; 3). Call 020 2761 9565 for 
  details.

* Guy Fawkes' Night is approaching and the National
  Theatre is offering spectacular fireworks and samba
  rhythms on the South Bank on Saturday 4 November 
  (10.15pm; free). See http://www.nt-online.org

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[ Book of the Week - The Jubilee Line Extension ]

It's difficult to believe that the Jubilee Line Extension has only been open for a year now. Taking the Tube has already become a natural part of travelling about in SE1. Yet every time I pass through Southwark I still marvel at the beauty of the of the station. The Jubilee Line Extension by Kenneth Powell (Laurence King Publishing, 25) is a celebration of this much-admired part of the London Underground. With a foreword by Chief Architect Roland Paoletti, the lavishly illustrated book looks in turn at each of the stations between Westminster and Stratford. But the book doesn't neglect service structures such as air vents and escape shafts, including the Redcross Way Substation. The conclusion explores the relationship between the JLE and the places it serves, including its role as a link to Tate Modern. * This book is available from Amazon.co.uk at the special price of 20 - a saving of 5 on the cover price. See http://jubilee.se1shop.co.uk for details ======================================================= Contributions for the next [SE1 Direct] bulletin to editor@se1direct.co.uk please. ======================================================= >> 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 feedback@SE1direct.co.uk [SE1 Direct] c/o "in SE1", 27 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NY Tel 020 7633 0766 - Fax 020 7401 2521 Web http://www.SE1direct.co.uk SE1 Direct is copyright (c) 2000 Bankside Press