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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 363

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

Monday 22 October 2007                        ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Why not try Integrative Psychotherapy?
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Noticeboard: Big Ben Survey & Stop Smoking Project
* 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

* Tesco Express opens in Long Lane
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2973

* SE1's hospitals rated 'excellent'; primary care 'good'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2972

* Potters Fields: Southwark receives new bids for its land
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2971

* Queen and Prince Philip visit Pool of London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2970

* Jam Factory planning fiasco: decision reached
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2969

* Doon Street doomed says Tory ex-mayoral candidate
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2968

* Last chance to comment on Shad Thames licensing saturation 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2967

* Local hotels showcased in architecture exhibition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2965

* London Bridge businesses make green commitment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2964

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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'.


SHAKESPEARE'S BANKSIDE: SECRET HISTORY GUIDED WALK
Monday 22 October
Meet 6.45pm for 7pm outside John Harvard Library, 211
Borough High Street; 7 (conc 5)
A journey into the secret history and folklore of London's
oldest Borough with John Constable, author of Secret
Bankside - Walks In The Outlaw Borough. How English theatre
was born in Southwark's Elizabethan red-light district.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3073


AN EVENING OF BMX FILMS ON THE SOUTH BANK
Tuesday 23 October
6pm-8pm in undercroft below Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere
Road; free
Free open-air event as part of the London Film Festival In
the undercroft (BMX/skate zone) underneath Queen Elizabeth
Hall. With BMX Videos made by young people from South
London, bicycle short films from the BFI Archive, music from
DJ CK Flash and a special screening of JOE KID ON A
STINGRAY, a documentary about the history of BMX. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3401


SPEAK OF ME AS I AM: BLACK HISTORY TALK BY STEPHEN BOURNE
Tuesday 23 October
7pm at London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle;
free (booking via  020 7358 4178 or mark@savo.org.uk)
Southwark historian Stephen Bourne will give a presentation
about how he put together Speak of Me As I Am, a Black
history book about Southwark featuring - among others - Ira
Aldridge, Mary Seacole, Dr. Harold Moody, Paul Robeson and
Sam King. He will also discuss his recently completed
documentary Aunt Esther's Story in which he uses family
photographs and archive footage to tell the story of his
aunt, a Black Londoner born before the First World War.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3118


PLANS FOR NEW BFI FILM CENTRE ON HUNGERFORD CAR PARK
WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 24 October
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors proposed
developments in Waterloo. Find out about the BFI's proposals
for a new film centre on the Hungerford Car Park site next
to Jubilee Gardens. Postponed from Wednesday 9 October.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1397


OPEN MEETING AT THE YOUNG VIC
Thursday 25 October
4pm-6pm  at Young Vic, The Cut; free (reservation required)
Many people have a stake in the Young Vic: the artists the
theatre works with, the audiences, colleagues at other
theatres, local schools, neighbours, public funders - such
as the Arts Council and local borough councils - and private
funders including many foundations and companies. "Find out
who we are, how we chose our repertoire, what our aims are -
and consider how far we succeed. We welcome questions,
advice, criticism as well as ideas and engagements of all
kinds." Places must be reserved in advance. Please call 020
7922 2922 or email openmeeting@youngvic.org to register. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3257


ROCKINGHAM COMMUNITY FESTIVAL
Friday 26 October
12 noon-5pm at Rockingham Estate Play Association, 10
Dickens Square; free
Event to bring together the community in and around the
Rockingham Estate. Information stalls and workshops plus
bouncy castle, face painting, music, dance, art and games.
Free food and free raffle.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3330


MAKE YOUR OWN BOOK WORKSHOP AT TATE MODERN (for ages 7-10)
Friday 26 October
2pm-4pm at Tate Modern, Bankside; free (booking required)
Alice Melvin will be running a workshop on making your own
book. Alice is the author and illustrator of AN A-Z TREASURE
HUNT (Tate Publishing 6.99). After guiding you through
making a simple book, Alice will give you ideas for filling
it, from rubber stamps to your own unique illustrations.
Materials will be supplied. The workshop is suitable for
7-10 year olds. Parents are welcome to join in. The event is
FREE but there are a limited number of places.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3302


ONE EYE GREY - OUT OF THE ORBITAL GUIDED WALK
Friday 26 October
Meet 7pm at Riverside Bookshop, Hay's Galleria ; free
Walk led by Chris Roberts as part of a series to mark the
launch of the latest instalment of the One Eye Grey 'penny
dreadful'. Pagan estate agents, buried occult castration
devices and the strange case of the mummified cat are all
mentioned along with other Southwark and City spookiness and
folklore. Book via penny@fandmpublications.co.uk as places
are limited.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3316


SATURDAY MORNING FAMILY CONCERT
Saturday 27 October
10.30am-12.30pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; 9 (child 6); family (2 adults, 2 children) 20
The Family Concerts are unique for their relaxed informality
where young children can feel part of the excitement of
performance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3168


AUTUMN FAIR & TABLE SALE AT ST MATTHEW'S
Saturday 27 October
11am-3pm at St Matthew's-at-the-Elephant, Meadow Row; 50p
"Bigger and better than before" according to the organisers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3110


STREETS ALIVE AUTUMN BAZAAR AT LAMBETH MISSION
Saturday 27 October
10.30am-2pm at Lambeth Mission & St Mary's, 3-5 Lambeth Road
Come and join Streets Alive for a community day featuring
jumble, handicrafts, bric-a-brac, books & CDs, clothing,
food and raffle. Streets Alive Theatre Company works with
young homeless people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3360


OCTOBER PLENTY - HARVEST CELEBRATION ON BANKSIDE
Sunday 28 October
12 noon at Bankside Pier,  Bankside; free
An Autumn harvest celebration held annually in Southwark.
Beginning on the Bankside, by Shakespeare's Globe, October
Plenty mixes ancient seasonal customs and theatre with
contemporary festivity, joining with historic Borough
Market, Southwark. October Plenty is a collective
celebration of the seasons, weather and food, in a public
place, with access to everyone. The event is free, and
happens whatever the weather. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2236


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 28 October
2.30pm-3.45pm 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/2940

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Homeless Winter Night Shelter Project Co-ordinator

Details 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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{ Noticeboard }

BIG BEN SURVEY - GUY FOX HISTORY PROJECT
The Southwark-based Guy Fox History Project is planning a
big educational project to celebrate Big Ben's birthday in
2008/2009, and is are currently surveying the community
about their experiences, feelings and curiosities about Big
Ben.
1) What does Big Ben SYMBOLISE to YOU?
2) What would you like to know or learn about Big Ben?
The answers will help to develop the educational heritage
project in 2008. They are looking for anything - short
answers, long answers, questions and curiosities.
People can submit their ideas to info@guyfox.org.uk 
- please make the subject "BIG BEN SURVEY".


SOUTH BERMONDSEY STOP SMOKING PROGRAMME 
A free programme to help you quit
Every Thursday from mid October 2007, 12 noon - 5pm, at the 
South Bermondsey Children and Parents Centre, Tenda Road,
SE16 3PN. Call 020 7525 0326 to book an appointment or for
more information.  All workplaces in England including
cafes, pubs, and restaurants are now completely smoke free.
Instead of smoking outside in the cold, we can help you stop
completely. Southwark's community stop smoking advisor will
support you to stop smoking, provide free nicotine 
replacement therapy, and give advice and information.

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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* Sea Monsters 3D at BFI IMAX
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2975

* Booked at the Novas Contemporary Urban Centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2974

* Abolition Art at City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2966

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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

* Council Tax single occupancy
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78449
* Bermondsey St Water Works
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78445
* Instant business cards
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78429
* Empire Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78428
* Is it a Banksy?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78422
* Looking for a chiropractic clinic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78365
* Roadworks at night
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78335
* Mail delivery, post-strike
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78310
* Good doctors in the area?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78308
* 63 Alscot Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78307
* Employment lawyers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78295
* BT FON Wi - Fi community in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78207
* Calling all runners
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78199
* New Wine Shop on Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/78198
    
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

* Temp work wanted in SE1
* Have a drink with Distilled
* Looking to buy a small business
* Desk space and design partnering opportunity in SE1

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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