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News & features published on 22 April 2012
Wild Swans at Young Vic

With elaborate set designs, dozens of props (including a giant aubergine), video projection, puppetry, live music, song, dance and a cast of approximately 37 performers on stage each night, Wild Swans is an ambitious theatre production to say the least.

St George celebrations in Southwark: Catalan, Ethiopian and Somali-style

"As the patron saint of multicultural and multilingual England, St George seems perfect," declared Fr Rana Khan in his sermon at the St George in Southwark Festival service.

Helicopter to drop 100,000 poems on South Bank to launch Poetry Parnassus

100,000 bookmarks printed with the text of poems will be dropped by helicopter onto Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank this summer to launch the world's largest ever gathering of poets.

King's Reach Tower: "harmful and unsympathetic" giant ads blocked

Plans to turn a vacant high-rise office building on the South Bank into one of the biggest advertisement hoardings London has ever seen have been rejected by Southwark Council.

Tweets on 22 April 2012

Sunday recap: Poetry Parnassus, giant skyscraper advert vetoed and more

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Bill Clinton is coming to Waterloo next month

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Just published - review - Wild Swans at @youngvictheatre

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Just published - St George celebrations in Southwark: Catalan, Ethiopian and Somali-style @GeorgeSouthwark

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Celebrating Shakepeare and Dickens: free words/music event tomorrow afternoon with @arfursmith, Rick Jones, Jane Jones

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Just published - Helicopter to drop 100,000 poems on South Bank to launch Poetry Parnassus

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Just published - King's Reach Tower: "harmful and unsympathetic" giant adverts vetoed by council

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Anglo-Catalan St George's Day event at @boroughmarket starts 12 noon with @GeorgeSouthwark

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Two more opportunities to join the Great Southwark Dragon Quest @georgesouthwark

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Free Shakespeare's Globe Open Day from 10am #sonnetsunday with international food market in UnderGlobe @The_Globe

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If you're out watching the @londonmarathon, look out for the Kayakathon on the Thames as well:

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The Shard: the view from Europe's tallest building via @guardian

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