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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 349

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

Monday 16 July 2007                           ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* 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

* New towers planned for Albert Embankment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2818

* 488 new homes planned for Tesco Old Kent Road site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2817

* Tribute to community activist Keib Thomas
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2816

* Waterloo Carnival 2007 in pictures
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2814

* Southwark students bound for Massachusetts
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2813

* 20 Blackfriars Road sold by Land Securities
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2812

* Ed Mirvish, former owner of The Old Vic, dies
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2811

* Julian Lloyd Webber opens Kintore Way Children's Centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2810

* Tesco coming to Tabard Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2809

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[ Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre ]

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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'.

DOGGETT'S COAT & BADGE RACE ON THE THAMES
Monday 16 July
Starts 12 noon at London Bridge; free
Annual scullers' river race from London Bridge to Cadogan
Pier at Chelsea founded by Thomas Doggett and first
contested in 1715. The young contestants, newly qualified
Thames Watermen and Lightermen, are followed by a flotilla
of spectator launches on the four mile, five furlong course.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2533


THE CUT WASTE MANAGEMENT CONSULTATION
Monday 16 to Tuesday 17 July
Mon 4.30pm-7.30pm; Tue 8.30am-11.30am at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut
Your opportunity to review and comment on the outline waste
management proposals for The Cut.
Will the commercial waste be hidden underground?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2721


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES OPEN EVENING AT TATE MODERN
Tuesday 17 July
6.45pm-8.45pm  at Tate Modern,  Bankside
Tate Modern is looking for Visitor Entrance Assistants to
welcome visitors, promote exhibitions and daily events, chat
to visitors about their experience at the gallery and more.
To find out more come to this open evening. You can meet
staff and Tate Guides as well as pick up an information pack
about the role.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2661


FREE MUSIC AT THE SCOOP
Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in July
12.30pm-2pm & 6.30pm-9.30pm at The Scoop, More London; free
A month-long season of free open-air music in The Scoop.
Line-up: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/at/28/the-scoop


IAIN DUNCAN SMITH: OLD SOUTHWARK & BERMONDSEY CONSERVATIVES
Tuesday 17 July
7.30pm at The Hop Cellars, 24 Southwark Street; 10
Former Conservative Party leader and director of the Centre
for Social Justice is coming to talk to Bermondsey and Old
Southwark Conservatives about tackling poverty in Britain
and seeking effective solutions to welfare provision. If
you're interested in attending email smkingston@hotmail.com
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2683


THE BOEHM QUARTET: MUSICAL CHAIRS IN CATHEDRAL SQUARE
Thursday 19 July
12.30pm-2.30pm  at Cathedral Square, Montague Close; free
Light entertainment for anyone wishing to escape the office
at lunch time. Local employees are encouraged to bring along
their lunches and take a seat at one of Better Bankside's
pink tables and chairs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2458


WILD FLOWER & MINI-BEAST DETECTIVES: DROP-IN FAMILY EVENT
Thursday 19 July
2pm-4pm at Museum of Garden History, Lambeth Palace Rd; free
Free drop-in event for children in the museum's new wildlife
garden. Experts will lead discovery walks around the garden
that will provide the chance to learn about the flowers that
grow in the garden and the wildlife that makes its home in
the heart of the city alongside humans. Fun worksheet
activities to do and information sheets to take home.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2705


PLANS FOR 144-152 BERMONDSEY STREET: RECALL SITE EXHIBITION
Friday 20 to Saturday 21 July
Fri 2pm-6pm; Sat 10am-2pm at Hestia House, Morocco Street
Oakmayne invites you to a second pre-planning exhibition to
show you more detailed proposals for the Recall site on
Bermondsey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2723


FREE OUTDOOR EXTRAVAGANZA - OFF THE WALL: STAN WON'T DANCE
Friday 20 & Saturday 21 July
9pm in Southbank Centre Square, Belvedere Road; free
Stan Won't Dance's free, large-scale outdoor extravaganza
incorporates dance, physical theatre, parkour, abseiling,
aerial circus and singing. Off The Wall, a Southbank Centre
commission, features a cast of more than 100 performers and
is directed and choreographed by Liam Steel and Rob Tannion
of Stan Won't Dance, resident artists at Southbank Centre,
collaborating with designer Michael Pavelka and an
international ensemble of circus artists, dancers and free
runners, including internationally renowned Canadian parkour
artist Troy Feldman.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2480


ST JOHN'S GARDEN COMMUNITY DAY - WATERLOO
Saturday 21 July
12 noon-5pm at St John's Churchyard, Waterloo Road; free
Come enjoy a day of activities and entertainment at St
John's Garden. There will be fun for all ages including a
teddy bears picnic, workshop with the Sing SE1 choir, family
activity stalls, raffle, games, and a seniors' tea party.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2558


AREN'T BIRDS BRILLIANT! PEREGRINE WATCH AT TATE MODERN
Saturday 21 July to Sunday 16 September
Daily 12 noon-7pm (Friday till 8pm) outside Tate Modern,
Bankside; free
See peregine falcons nesting on top of the Tate Modern
chimney. Telescopes to give you the best views.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2085


INTERNATIONAL BRIGADE COMMEMORATION IN JUBILEE GARDENS
Saturday 21 July
1pm at Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road
Annual commemoration of the Spanish Civil War republican
volunteers from Britain and Ireland.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2372


THE FIGHT - BOXING MEETS ART IN TURBINE HALL, TATE MODERN
Saturday 21 July
6pm-9pm at Tate Modern, Bankside; free
A spectacular one-off event involving amateur boxing clubs,
musicians and dancers from Southwark. This boxing, music and
dance performance, has been conceived by the Panamanian-born
artist Humberto Velez and will take place in a boxing ring
on the bridge in The Turbine Hall. More than 100 boxers from
three boxing clubs will parade through the gallery and a
selection of the best will perform in the ring. 
Members of the boxing clubs will arrive from the Millennium
Bridge and the Thames as two simultaneous processions, one
led by a bagpiper and one led by two African drummers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2678


WATERLOO TIME BANK OPEN DAY
Monday 23 July
2pm-6pm at St Andrew's, Short Street; free
Gardening workshop, face painting and children's activities,
history tour around Waterloo, live music and much more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2657


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL: TRANSPORT SPECIAL
Monday 23 July
7pm at Ellen Brown Bermondsey Play Centre, 145 Grange Road
Transport-themed meeting for Riverside, Grange and South
Bermondsey wards.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2506

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[ Local job vacancies ]

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

* Office Administrator/Secretary, Artist Partners
* Administrator, Vauxhall City Farm
* Volunteer Visitor Entrance Assistants, Tate Modern

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

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Love's Labour's Lost at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2815

* Global Cities at Tate Modern
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2808

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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

* Nature Notes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/74018
* Why is Bermondsey Street so great?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/74013
* Private Members Clubs
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73960
* Elephant Progress
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73914
* New Coffee@ on Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73896
* Bermondsey Street Southwark Council Development Work Group
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73859
* Cuming Museum
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73796
* Question for all Mac users
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73785
* Driscoll House and other changes on the New Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73722

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

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