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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 333

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Monday 26 March 2007                          ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: The Traditional Acupuncture Centre
* What's on this week
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside

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[ Local news & features from the London SE1 website ]

Remember you don't have to wait till SE1 Direct drops into
your mailbox to get a local news fix. The London SE1 website
offers the latest news throughout the week. You can also see
the news on a map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/map

* Archbishops lead Lambeth anti-slavery walk
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2630

* Perronet House cleaner death: council report published
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2629

* South Bank Pansy Project commemorates David Morley murder
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2628

* "Petal power" to welcome Tour de France to the South Bank 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2627

* Livingstone unveils giant London panorama at City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2626

* TB awareness roadshow hits Elephant and Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2625

* Elephant developer selection could be delayed till June
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2624

* Tony Blair visits Elephant & Castle for NHS speech
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2622

* Boost for car clubs as Lambeth opens Waterloo parking bay
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2621
 
* Public invited to join Globe's Stratford-to-Bankside  walk
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2620

* Waterloo Buddhist community opens new centre in Walworth
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2619

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[ What's on this week ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural events taking place over the next seven
days. For a comprehensive what's on guide visit
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/ or pick up a copy of
our free monthly printed publication, 'in SE1'.

A GOOD INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: FREE LECTURE
Monday 26 March
1pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road; free
Lecture by Glen During covering key technical issues for all
good photographers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1794


FRIENDS OF HATFIELDS GREEN MEETING
Monday 26 March
6.30pm-7.30pm at Practical Law Company, Hatfields
Everyone welcome! Latest news on funding for development.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1955


POLLY TOYNBEE LECTURE: WHAT'S WRONG WITH RELIGION?
Tuesday 27 March
6.30pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Lecture by atheist journalist Polly Toynbee. Chaired by
Barbara Butler. Refreshments served from 6pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1624


CROWNING GLORY: FREE CONCERT OF CHORAL MUSIC
Tuesday 27 March
7.30pm at St George's Cathedral, Lambeth Road; free
Choral works of praise and celebration: Handel: Zadok the
Priest, Vivaldi: Magnificat, Rutter: Gloria, Mozart:
Coronation Mass. The Morley Singers, soloists and orchestra
conducted by Clare Clements, with Edward Kemp-Luck, organ
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1952


COME AND MEET YOUR LOCAL JOBCENTREPLUS
Wednesday 28 March
3pm-5pm  at Blackfriars Settlement, 19 Rushworth Street
Come and meet your local Jobcentreplus at Blackfriars
Settlement at this open afternoon where you can come along,
have a coffee and meet the team to find out more about the
services available from your local Jobcentreplus offices.
You can also find out about the new free courses available
from Blackfriars Settlement which will help you find work
and prepare you for the workplace.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1961


LAMBETH ADULTS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES BUDGET CONSULTATION
Wednesday 28 March
6pm-8pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Consultation on proposed cuts in Lambeth services to older
people, and to adults with learning difficulties, sensory or
physical disabilities, long term health problems, mental
illness or other vulnerability.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1925


BANKSIDE URBAN FOREST: VIEW THE PLANS @ JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
Thursday 29 March to Thursday 5 April
at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street
Bankside Urban Forest is a co-ordinated urban design
framework for improvements to the public realm within the
area extending from the river edge down to the Elephant and
Castle, bordered by Blackfriars Road and Borough High
Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2008


EASTER ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR AT THE GALLERY, MORLEY COLLEGE
Thursday 29 to Saturday 31 March
The Gallery, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
Ceramics, prints, jewellery and textiles by staff and
students of Morley. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1777


PATERSON PARK CELEBRATIONS
Friday 30 March
1.30pm-5pm  at Paterson Park, off Lynton Road
Paterson Park first opened in 1953. Much reduced in size by
the construction of the City of London Academy, come along
to this event to celebrate the completion of works to
improve the remaining green space. The Eveline Lowe Primary
School Brass Band will play in advance of the ribbon cutting
at 2pm by the Mayor of Southwark, Cllr Paul Kyriacou. The
afternoon's entertainment includes a Tea Dance, balloon
modelling, face painting and a bouncy castle, and
after-schools sports sessions on the new multicourt.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1977

CHAMBER MUSIC BY MORLEY COLLEGE AT THE ELEPHANT
Friday 30 March
1.10pm at St Matthew's-at-the-Elephant, Meadow Row; free
Haydn, Mendelssohn Trios, Works for Flute by Prokofiev,
Miyagi & Villa Lobos.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1973


SPRING OPEN WEEKEND AT LONDON GLASSBLOWING
Friday 30 March to Sunday 1 April
11am-5pm at London Glassblowing, 7 The Leather Market,
Weston Street; free
The capital's unique working glass studio and exhibition
space has created new designs in glass to suit every pocket.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1775


SILVER SOCIAL: FOR SOUTHWARK OVER-60s AT MINISTRY OF SOUND
Friday 30 March
1.30pm-4.30pm at Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street; 1
The Silver Social is your chance to meet new people and
dance the afternoon away to Silver Sounds, Southwark's
Silver soundtrack, as voted for by Southwark residents 60
years old and over. Light refreshments provided. Tickets can
be purchased from Blue Anchor, Dulwich, Peckham & Newington
Libraries as well as Southwark Pensioners Centre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1915


FAMILY CONCERT AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Saturday 31 March
10.30am at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
March Winds Lyra Dance: Traditional Greek folk dances and
some to join in.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1628


PERFORMING ARTS BOOK & EPHEMERA FAIR AT NATIONAL THEATRE
Saturday 31 March
10.30am-7.15pm  at National Theatre,  South Bank
Antiquarian and secondhand books, playbills, prints,
postcards, film stills, music, autographs, programmes and
other ephemera.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1922


CHILDREN'S ART WORKSHOP AT OXO TOWER WHARF
Saturday 31 March
11am-4pm  at The Bargehouse, Barge House Street; free
Artists Samantha Bush and Susannah Hubert are running free
children's drawing competition/workshop.
Children are encouraged to select a piece of work in the
show they find inspirational then reproduce it in their own
style. The entries will be displayed and the winning entry
(judged by the two artists) receives a limited edition
t-shirt designed and produced by Susannah Hubert using
images from her portfolio.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1928


SOLOS FOR SUNERA - PACIFIC PLAYHOUSE OPENS IN SOUTHWARK
Saturday 31 March to Sunday 1 April
 at The Pacific Playhouse, Playhouse Court, 56 Southwark
Bridge Road
A unique weekend of six solo plays presented by Friends of
Sunera Foundation, a UK trust supporting disadvantaged
people in Sri Lanka through the arts.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1951


ST GEORGE THE MARTYR CONGREGATION RETURNS 'HOME': SPECIAL
PALM SUNDAY PROCESSION IN BOROUGH HIGH STREET
Palm Sunday 1 April
10.30am at Guy's Chapel, St Thomas' Street
The Bishop of Woolwich, the Rt Revd Christopher Chessun -
who worked in a Borough High Street solicitors' office 30
years ago - is joining the Palm Sunday Procession of the
congregation of St George the Martyr from their temporary
place of worship at the Guy's Chapel to their restored
church. The Procession will leave Guy's Chapel at 10.30am
and process via St Thomas Street and Borough High Street to
the recently restored church of St George the Martyr where
Bishop Christopher will celebrate Parish Eucharist at 11am.
Members of the local community, who have so generously
supported the Restoration Fund, are invited join in the
Procession or just watch it pass by.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1970


PALM PROCESSION FROM BOROUGH MARKET TO SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Palm Sunday 1 April
10.45am at Borough Market
Holy Week starts with a gathering in Borough Market for the
reading of the Gospel before the procession to the Cathedral
for the Choral Eucharist. The Crofton Brass Quintet leads
music and singing from 10.30am.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1560

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 websites ]

* Medeia at the Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2618

* The Entertainer at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2617

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[ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent discussions at
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

* Bermondsey Wall
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67356
* Tower Bridge Road Trees on Bermondsey Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67340
* The shame of Spa Park
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67308
* ID Interrogation centre to be in E&C
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67303
* Maxim Properties at Weston Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67295
* New development on Recall site, Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67209
* London Park Hotel Site
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67178
* Drapers' Alms Houses, Glasshill Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67061
* Andrew Brown - Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67018
* Whites Grounds Estate and Harold Estate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67001
* Designer clothes scam in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66988
* MOT Time...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66937
* Apprenticeship for Plumbers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66901
* Cafe Nawaz
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66895
* Park Street/Thrale Street/Southwark Bridge Road estate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66877
* BHS Clock - Near the Slug
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66858

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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[ Business Forum in association with Better Bankside ]

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

* Where would you like cycle parking in the area?
* Work Space
* Storage / office space wanted
* Business banking - who is good?

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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