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News & features published on 10 June 2002
Crucifixion in Crucifix Lane SE1

Last year Sebastian Horsley travelled to the Philippines where he was crucified in a private ceremony. Now the film of his crucifixion can be seen in Crucifix Lane SE1.

South of the River - a "no soap" opera about Southwark

Free tickets are now available for an opera about an entrepreneur who wants to cash in on the regeneration of Southwark by building a Southwark Theme Park. However, Southwark's past and an eclectic mix of local people conspire to destroy his plans.

Queen visits Lambeth Palace in Jubilee week

The Queen and Prince Philip last week joined over 250 schoolchildren at Lambeth Palace for a garden party hosted the Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey.

Elephant crisis continues

Southwark Council has terminated its funding agreement with the Elephant Links Community Forum relating to the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB).

Elephant sold for 29 million

Amid an uncertain future for the proposed major redevelopment of the area, UK Land plc has sold the Elephant & Castle shopping centre for 29 million.

Southwark Jubliation

The Golden Jubilee was celebrated in style by thousands of people in and around Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral on Sunday 2 June during a day of Southwark Jubilation.

From Waterloo Dumpling Inn to Culture Grub

The former pie & mash shop in The Cut has now re-opened as Culture Grub.

Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe

"The cradle of English drama", the Globe, begins its new season of plays centred on Cupid and Psyche.

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