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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 354

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Daily local news & features: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

Monday 20 August 2007                         ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Bankside Residents' Forum Needs YOU!
* What's on this week
* 5 local job vacancies
* 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

* SE1 theatre project shortlisted for Lottery award
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2871

* Southwark schoolkids help design future shopping centres
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2870

* Jerwood Space expansion nears completion
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2869

* St Thomas' doctor stabbed to death
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2868

* Elephant & Castle closed; cladding falls from office block
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2867

* Journey to the Centre of the Earth: underground exhibition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2866

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[ Advert: Bankside Residents' Forum Needs YOU! ]

An opportunity to join the Committee. No experience needed.

If you care about what gets built and happens locally over
the next few years this is an opportunity to join us and
influence the development of the area.

The Committee meets every 6 weeks on a Monday evening for
two hours and people stay in touch by email and phone.
Meetings are informal with some light refreshments. You will
be very welcome.

BRF receives a grant from Southwark Council and employs a
part-time coordinator who represents the group at meetings,
and manages and steers the work

Please contact Sue Page, BRF Coordinator Tel: 020 7928 9528
or email sue@banksideresidentsforum.org

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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'.

SIR PETER BLAKE ON THE 'COKE SIDE OF LIFE' - JUBILEE GARDENS
Until Thursday 23 August
Sir Peter Blake will be working on the piece on Tuesday 2pm
and Thursday 8.30am at Jubilee Gardens (by the flagpole).
Sir Peter Blake has been commissioned by Coca-Cola to create
a stunning piece of pop art celebrating summer on the South
Bank. Sir Peter and his team will spend one week creating a
20ft high work of art, live on the north-western corner of
Jubilee Gardens.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2905


AN EVENING WITH TIM PARKS
Tuesday 21 August
7pm at Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut
Novelist, translator and travel writer Tim Parks, who has
lived near Verona for over twenty years, will talks about
his fascination with Italy and read from a selection of his
work.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2889


FREE RUSH HOUR CONCERT AT ST JOHN'S WATERLOO
Thursday 23 August
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Enjoy a glass of wine and hear some fantastic music
performed by Britain's brightest young musical stars.
Conducted by Stephen Bell, the orchestra will perform
Arnold's Sinfonietta No 1, John Rutter's Suite for Strings
and Richard Rodney Bennett's Partita. Roderick Elms will
join Southbank Sinfonia to perform his Celeste Concertino. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2828


SENSORY GUIDED TOUR - JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH
Saturday 25 August
Saturday 10.30am at Southwark Underground Station, 68-70
Blackfriars Road; free (booking essential)
Have your senses switched on during these walking tours
based on a major new art work commissioned by London
Underground's art programme Platform for Art at London
Bridge and Southwark Underground stations. Led by theatre
director Cassie Werber, the interactive tours are a unique
opportunity to join a tasting session at Borough Market and
explore 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth', a series of
large-scale photographic artworks celebrating the heritage
of cookery and Underground travel by artist Gayle Chong Kwan
with station staff, catering students, market traders and
waiters from Roast restaurant. Attendees must have a valid
Zone 1 ticket or Oyster Card. Booking essential.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2830


JAZZ IN THE SOUTH WEST CHURCHYARD AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Saturday 25 August
12.30pm-2pm  at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; free
Dom James and his Dixie Ticklers would like to provide the
first chapter in the development of jazz for you with an
atomic Dixieland explosion. Combining some of the brightest
young talent in the UK, with the oldest charts from New
Orleans archives, their goal is to entertain with skill and
charm. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2827


NELSON SQUARE FAIR
Sunday 26 August
2pm-5pm at Nelson Square Gardens,  Nelson Square; free
Revived community fair organised by Nelson Square Gardens
Community Association. Grand opening at 2pm with Cllr Danny
McCarthy. 
* Launch of the Nelson FC team with guest referee Cllr Aubyn
Graham. 
* Homemade cake from Blackfriars Settlement 
* Free vegetable barbeque thanks to Borough Produce 
* Music from Elvis to the Kaiser Chiefs 
* Stalls - books, videos, CDs, DVDs, toys and bric-a-brac 
* Martial arts display 
* Dancing girls 
* Bar and burger courtesy of the Lord Nelson 
* Bouncy Castle 
* Free Christmas pot with bulbs - Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Learn Poi Poi with Claudia and Hula like the good old days 
Come on down - rain or shine - meet up with friends and make
some more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2855


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 26 August
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/2725


INDIAN DANCE WORKSHOP
Monday 27 August
11am; 1pm; 3pm  at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Create's acclaimed Indian dancer will be encouraging
children and adults of all ages to explore the beautiful
movements of Indian dance using colourful scarves and
ribbons. No need to book, no tickets required, just turn up
and take part. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2757

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[ 5 local job vacancies ]

* Asst Early Years Manager, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Chef, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Project Director, William Blake Heritage Project
* Hand bookbinder, The Document Centre
* Bookkeeper, The Document Centre

Details of these jobs and more at
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/

Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/add-a-job

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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

* Is it just me or does this look precarious?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75617
* Live Music
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75616
* Thai Silk
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75606
* Strange smell yesterday evening
* A good traditional chippy
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75531
* Oliver Jacques Property management
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75496
* Looking for a tea urn...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75490
* Lend a hand supporting local theatre
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75487
* Peabody Square Fun Day 1st Sept
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75441
* Shopping centre police-taped
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75429
* Free theatre at The Scoop
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75424
* Falun Gong
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75421
* Pet Sitter / Rabbit feeder urgently required!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75399
* Rewiring lamps
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75381
* Planning consultant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75371
* Restaurant and Gaming in Borough High Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/75360

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

* Designer needed
* Investment needed for Biodiesel operation
* Support your local theatre

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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