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Fashion and Textile Museum:

Little Black Dress –

19 June 2008 - 25 August 2008

The Fashion and Textile Museum

celebrates an icon of modern dressing –

the Little Black Dress.This exciting exhibition

traces the advent of this wardrobe staple,

from its inception in the 1920s to today’s

cutting-edge creations.

Unicorn Theatre – TheWhale’s Tooth

2-20 July 2008

Designed for people with severe, profound

and multiple learning difficulties or complex

physical or medical needs – TheWhale’s

Tooth uses interactive, sensory theatre to

engage the audience about relationships,

journeys, loss and reconciliation. For ages 11+.

Design Museum – TimWalker Pictures

9 May 2008 - 7 September 2008

and Kids Summer Events

In addition to an exhibition of fashion

photographer TimWalker’s evocative

images, the Design Museum will be running

a whole programme of children’s activities

and workshops throughout the holidays.

Pavillion at Potter’s Fields Park –

5 July 2008 - 28 August 2008

British artist,Toby Paterson’s Powder Blue

Orthogonal Pavilion, will be situated in Potters

Fields Park over the summer. A programme

of events has been devised, including artist

talks, dance performances, guided walks and

workshops for young people.

Winston Churchill’s Britain atWar

Experience – throughout Summer

Our much-loved local museum on Tooley

Street gives kids the opportunity to learn

all about what it was like in wartime London.

A special programme of activities is run

every school holiday.

HMTower of London: Fortress

26 July 2008 - 31 August 2008

Ever fancied besieging the Tower of London?

As you approach the Tower you’ll see full

size replica siege engines in the moat.

Come and help the costumed interpreters

fire these weapons daily from 26 July 2008 -

31 August 2008!

Tower Bridge Exhibition:

What theVictorians Did for Us –

14 June 2008 - 7 September 2008

A special exhibition in tribute to the

Victorian Age complete with observational

quiz, animated tours and hands-on Victorian

fun and games.

More London Free Festival –

Music and Theatre

The Free Festival continues at The Scoop.

See live bands at 12.30pm and 6.30pm

everyWednesday,Thursday and Friday

between 2 July 2008 - 25 July 2008. In

August, you can catch the Steam Industry’s

productions of BloodWedding or Petit

Rouge,Wednesday to Sunday at 6pm or

8pm, 31 July 2008 - 7 September 2008.


for details.

Carnaval del Pueblo –

3 August 2008

The UK’s biggest and best-loved free Latin

fiesta celebrates music, dance and culture

from 19 Latin American countries. Now

in its tenth year, its colourful parade starts

next to City Hall in Potters Fields Park and

ends in Burgess Park.

Summer Holidays Planner 2008

The summer holidays are looming, so where are you going to take the little darlings this year?

Aside from a number of excellent permanent attractions in the area, including the London

Bridge Experience, the London Dungeon, HMS Belfast and the Golden Hinde, there are a

wide range of special activities and events occurring to give you plenty of choice.

For a full rundown, visit



All Aboard for a Summer Party

Summer parties – what comes to mind? Maybe the river, boat parties, soothing music,

lazy evenings and a glass of something cool and refreshing? If that’s the case, then make

sure you put 31 July 2008 in your diary, as people working within the London Bridge

BID area are invited along to our summer bash to share a drink and enjoy the company

of your business neighbours.

Of course, when we say boat we don’t mean any old boat. HMS Belfast to be precise.

So keep the evening free and come aboard to soak up this unique setting as the sun

goes down.

The finer details, and how to register for the event, will be announced shortly


OnYour Doorstep

Free London

Bridge Audio


If you fancy rediscovering the area, a

free audio tour can guide you around

sights including Southwark Cathedral,

HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge.The

London Bridge AudioTour, which lasts

approximately 90 minutes, has been

produced by Tourist Tracks and the

London Bridge Business Improvement

District Company (LBBC).

Starting on London Bridge and finishing

on Tower Hill, the tour also covers lesser

known attractions such as the Old

Operating Theatre, Shunt Lounge and

Southwark Playhouse.The 20mb tour

is easy to download for use on an MP3

player; it is accompanied by a map with

starting locations of each of the 19 stages.