For local news & information updated daily, visit www.London-SE1.co.uk

This is an archive copy of a newsletter sent by email to subscribers of SE1 Direct. Use the sign-up box on the right to make sure you don't miss out on your weekly dose of SE1 news and events.

The content below is designed to be received as an email. To browse the latest local news and information, please visit www.London-SE1.co.uk


============================================================

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 341

About this email newsletter: http://www.SE1direct.co.uk
Daily local news & features: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

Monday 21 May 2007                            ISSN 1750-0656

============================================================
>> IN THIS BULLETIN
============================================================

* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: The Dental Practice on Tower Bridge Road
* What's on this week
* Situations vacant - 4 local jobs this week
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside

============================================================

[ 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

* Festival celebrates 2.7m Potters Fields Park revamp
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2722

* Swedish ship Gotheborg visits Pool of London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2720

* Borough Post Office controversy reaches the Commons
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2719

* Save Borough Post Office say Lib Dems: petition launched
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2709

* Young Vic and Palestra win architecture awards
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2716

* New Mayor of Southwark: my "eternal regret" over race joke
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2713

* Monica Ali launches Oxfam South Bank photo exhibition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2718

* Ron Kerr to be new chief exec of Guy's and St Thomas'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2714

* Heritage award for Old Operating Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2711

* Dean of Southwark criticises "daft" no smoking signs rule
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2710

* Better Bankside launch for TfL's Enterprise initiative
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2715

============================================================

[ Advert: The Dental Practice on Tower Bridge Road ]

We can offer help with all your dental problems

Nervous patients, NHS patients, fee paying patients and
private patients - all are welcome

We offer Cosmetic Dentistry, Tooth Whitening, Metal-free
fillings, crowns, bridges, Surgical Dentistry and Emergency
Dental Care

Please call in or telephone to book an appointment
25 Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 4TL
Tel: 020 7407 7427
Email annobkw46@aol.com

------------------------------------------------------------
Advertise here:  http://www.SE1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
============================================================

[ 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'.

LAMBETH PAST: KENNINGTON, VAUXHALL, WATERLOO - HANNAH RENIER
Monday 21 May
6.45pm for 7.15pm at During Library, 167 Kennington Lane
SE11; free (suggested donation 2)
Reserve your place: 020 7926 0764 libraries@lambeth.gov.uk
Hannah Renier talks about her new book on Kennington,
Vauxhall and Waterloo. Booksellers Crockatt & Powell will be
selling discounted copies at the event.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1905286120/?tag=virtuallinse1


FLIXATION: UNDERGROUND CINEMA CLUB
Wednesday 23 May
8pm at Miller of Mansfield, 96 Snowsfields; 4 (conc 3)
No-budget underground cinema, performance and music. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2229


MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS AT JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
Wednesday 23 May
2pm-4pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High St; free
Learn techniques than can lead to a sense of calm and
improve concentration. No experience necessary. Book your
place 020 7525 2110 or david.watkins@southwark.gov.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2331


FAIR TRADE OR FOUL? PUBLIC DEBATE AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Thursday 24 May
7pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; free
A public forum. Speakers: Hilary Parsons, head of corporate
affairs, Nestle; Christopher Stephens, chair of the
Traidcraft board; Alex Singleton, director general of the
Globalisation Institute. All welcome to join the discussion. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2343


EDIBLE ESTATE: PLANTING A VEGETABLE GARDEN IN WEBBER STREET
Friday 25 to Sunday 27 May
10am-5pm (Fri: moving soil; Sat/Sun: planting) at Brookwood
House, Webber Street
Come and help plant a vegetable garden on the Brookwood
Triangle at the corner of Lancaster Street and Webber
Street. Part of the Global Cities exhibition at Tate Modern.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2388


UBS OPENINGS: THE LONG WEEKEND - FREE EVENTS AT TATE MODERN 
Friday 25 to Monday 28 May
at Tate Modern, Bankside; free
A four-day festival of performance, dance, music and family
activities for the late May bank holiday. On Friday and
Saturday French artist Mathieu Briand will turn the Turbine
Hall into a gigantic sound installation. On Sunday and
Monday Brazilian artist Marepe reveals his spectacular
gigantic carousel made from found objects from in his native
Brazil, surrounded by tables laden with toffee apples. 
There will be a return of The Great Turbine Challenge, the
3000 square foot board game on the bridge in the Turbine
Hall. Four yurts, each 24 feet in diameter, will be erected
on the lawn outside Tate Modern. Families will be able to
take part in a variety of activities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2197


FAMILY DAY AT THE DESIGN MUSEUM
Saturday 26 May
10am-5.45pm at Design Museum, Shad Thames; 7 (conc 4;
under-12s free)
A day of fun and family-friendly activities, tours and
hands-on workshops.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2167


FREE FAMILY DRAWING WORKSHOP WITH GUY FOX HISTORY PROJECT
Saturday 26 May
10.30am-1pm at Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street; free
Draw and design entries for a new family newsletter.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2389


TABLE SALE AT ST MATTHEW'S-AT-THE-ELEPHANT
Saturday 26 May
11am-2pm at St Matthew's-at-the-Elephant, Meadow Row; free
Includes plants, bric-a-brac and light refreshments. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2092


LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN OPEN DAY: NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME
Saturday 26 May
12 noon-5.30pm at Lambeth Palace; 3 (child 1; conc 2)
Visit one of the oldest and largest private gardens in
London. Home-made teas served. Museum of Garden History also
participates in the National Gardens Scheme on the same day.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1921


FAMILY TREASURE HUNT AROUND SE1: STARTS IN BOROUGH MARKET
Sunday 27 May
Register 10am-4pm at Stoney Street; free
Take part in a treasure hunt for all the family and uncover
the hidden secrets of the south bank on foot. Clues are
aimed at children from 7 years upwards but younger children
are welcome as they will enjoy seeing the sights, sounds and
smells along the way. All participants will receive a free
goodie bag on completion of the treasure hunt.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2210


VOLUNTEERING EVENT AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 27 May
2pm-4.30pm at Red Cross Garden, Redcross Way
Help Bankside Open Spaces Trust to improve a local park. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2096


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 27 May
2.30pm at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Find out about the Victorian roots of Red Cross Garden and
its founder Octavia Hill by joining a free guided tour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2098


EUROPEAN NEIGHBOURS' DAY IN DUCHY STREET
Tuesday 29 May
12 noon-6pm at Stamford Street Estate, Duchy Street; free
Supported by the Peabody Trust. Fun day, entertainment for
the kids and stalls from local services and businesses. Call
Andrew Wilson to get involved 020 7021 4603.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2195


READER OFFER: EVERYTWOWEEKS - EPSOM DERBY DAY TRIP - 10% OFF 
Saturday 2 June
EveryTwoWeeks puts on regular social events in London,
including a summer coach trip - this year to the Epsom
Vodafone Derby Festival. Leaving from Embankment and
returning to Auberge Bar in Tooley Street. Details here:
http://www.everytwoweeks.com/twoweeks/event/2007_06/derby/
** Use the discount code "se1" for 10% off **

============================================================

[ Situations vacant ]

This is the place for local businesses and organisations to
advertise job vacancies in Southwark and Lambeth. 

* Director, Waterloo Green Trust
* Project Facilitator, Waterloo Green Trust
* Porter, London Centre of Contemporary Music
* Accounts Assistant - Part Time, Reilly People

Details of this job - and how to advertise a vacancy - at
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/

============================================================

[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* In Extremis at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2721

* Antony Gormley: Blind Light at The Hayward
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2712

============================================================

[ 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

* The problem with architecture awards
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/71249
* Car Parking Spaces
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/71230
* Car Park on St Thomas Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/71229
* Vernon God Little at the Young Vic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/71161
* Live/Work Rules
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/71153
* Banksy style art by the tank on the OKR
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/71045
* Minibus hire recommendations
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70957
* Help a student please! (Looking for a job)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70956
* What's wrong with Lambeth Towers?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70950

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

============================================================

[ Business Forum in association with Better Bankside ]

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

* Urban Housekeeper
* Office Space Required to purchase
* Personal Training in SE1

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

============================================================
>> CONTACT DETAILS
============================================================

Before sending us event information or press releases,
please read this page:
http://www.banksidepress.com/listings/

Editor: James Hatts - james.hatts@banksidepress.com

SE1 Direct is copyright (c) 2007 Bankside Press

============================================================
>> SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION
============================================================