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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 357

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

Monday 10 September 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

* Great River Race in the Pool of London: pictures
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2901

* Foetus found in London Bridge Station toilet
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2899

* Pictures of Jamie Oliver book signing in Borough Market
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2897

* Hotel in former Tooley Street school: decision delayed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2896

* Go-ahead for Elephant & Castle tower & Southwark Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2894

* Flypast and gun salute for veterans at HMS Belfast
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2895

* Regus opens drop-in business lounge at More London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2893

* Old Kent Road shooting: man charged with attempted murder
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2892

* Boris Johnson launches campaign at County Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2891

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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'.

CONSERVATIVE LONDON MAYORAL HUSTINGS
Monday 10 September
6.30pm at Riverbank Park Plaza, 18 Albert Embankment
Opportunity to question the candidates for the Tory
nomination. All Londoners are invited. To book a place email
emma.gold@conservatives.com or telephone 020 7984 8152.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2976


COMMUNITY FILM CLUB: GASLIGHT
Monday 10 September
7pm (refreshments 6.30pm) at Tate Modern, Bankside; free
1940 British film based on the Patrick Hamilton play
'Gaslight' recently seen at The Old Vic. If you live/work
locally email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk to join. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2701


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL: BLUE MARKET + SHAD THAMES
LICENSING SATURATION
Monday 10 September
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for Riverside, Grange and South Bermondsey wards.
Special focus on the future of The Blue market square in
Southwark Park Road plus a presentation on proposals for
licensing saturation zone in Shad Thames.  
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2722


AFTER SCHOOL CLUB WITH SOUTHBANK MOSAICS IN ST JOHN'S CRYPT
Starts Tuesday 11 & Thursday 13 September
Tue & Thu 4pm-8pm (then ongoing for the school year) at
Southbank Mosaics, St John's Crypt, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Young people and their families (parents and friends) can
learn to make mosaics at the Southbank Mosaics Studio.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3082


157 TOWER BRIDGE ROAD APARTHOTEL PROPOSALS - EXHIBITION
Tuesday 11 September
4.30pm-7.30pm  at 151 Tower Bridge Road
Sunlight Projects exhibition of development proposals for an
aparthotel on the former Old Cinema Antique Warehouse site.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3093


VICTORIAN DAY AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Thursday 13 September
3.30pm at Red Cross Garden, Redcross Way; free
Play Victorian games and join the interactive costume
demonstration, maypole dancing and crocus planting. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2945


KEIB THOMAS CELEBRATION
Friday 14 September
2.30pm-3.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
Speakers, poetry and music to celebrate the life of
community activist Keib Thomas. Preceded and followed by
events in Glaziers Hall from 1pm and then 3.30pm-5pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2994


MARITIME RITES: SPECTACULAR MUSIC PERFORMANCE ON THE THAMES
Friday 14 September
5.30pm-7pm at Millennium Bridge, Bankside; free
The American composer and artist Alvin Curran will be
stationed on a barge in the middle of the Thames, leading
the London Symphony Orchestra Brass, the UBS Orchestra and
over 300 volunteers for the UK premiere of Maritime Rites.
This spectacular performance inspired by the sounds of the
river, and concluding with the bells of St Paul's Cathedral,
will take place outside Tate Modern and on the Millennium
Bridge.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2854


BERMONDSEY STREET FESTIVAL: CELEBRATING CREATIVITY
Saturday 15 September
12 noon-9pm at Tanner Street Park; free
Live bands, street performers, children's activities and a
local history talk. The festival ends with an outdoor film
screening. Events in Bermondsey Street, Tanner Street Park
and Leathermarket Gardens.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2944


THE MAYOR'S THAMES FESTIVAL
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 September
Annual free festival along the river between Westminster
Bridge and Tower Bridge - two days packed with activities
and performances culminating in a Night Carnival and
Fireworks on Sunday night. Highlights this year include a
'Feast on the River' on Southwark Bridge on Saturday.
See http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/series/15 
for a full list of events or
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/seriesmap/15 for a map.


OPEN HOUSE LONDON
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 September
A chance to visit interesting buildings not normally open to
the public. 
See http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/series/40
for a complete list of participating SE1 buildings or
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/seriesmap/40 for a map.


LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: YARD SALE AT PACIFIC PLAYHOUSE
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 September (also following weekend)
10am-5.30pm at Playhouse Court, 62 Southwark Bridge Road
20 designers sell one-off and limited-edition 2D and 3D work
with many pieces accompanied by the process/sketch book.
Come down for a cucumber sandwich and a home-made cake.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3044


ROUND ABOUT THE PALACE: LAMBETH OLD AND NEW
Sunday 16 September
Meet 2pm at Vauxhall Underground Station; free
Free guided walk led by Steve Martin as part of Transport
for London's London Walking Weekend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3013

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[ Local job vacancies ]

* Administrators, Coin Street Community Builders

Details of these jobs 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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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* The Curse of the Werewolf at the Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2900

* All About My Mother at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2898

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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

* Tracing photo history: 221 Westminster Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76575
* Potters Fields or Potters Field?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76568
* Can you help to spread the word about this website?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76554
* Garden centres
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76525
* 80s bar...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76512
* South Bermondsey walking and cycling links to be improved        
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76493
* Disability Transport locally?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76466
* Does anyone else live near Hill House, Blackfriars Road?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76410
* Berkeley Homes & ex-St Olave's Grammar School
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76377
* Running and Exercise
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76325
* Bathroom Fitter Recommendations
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76301
* Packing boxes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76276
* SE1 international to close
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76267
* Boot Fairs
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76209
* Weekend job for a good kid
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76197
* The Kennington Bookshop... does anyone know anything?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76569

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

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