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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 379

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Monday 11 February 2008                       ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan & Co Added Value Services
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies - 2 jobs this week
* Local 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
 
* Charterhouse-in-Southwark to sell its buildings
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3135

* Fashion & Textile Museum reopens its doors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3133

* Portrait of Bankside playwright John Fletcher saved
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3134

* 118,000 for Southwark Cathedral roof repairs
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3136

* Pancake race on Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3132

* Old Kent Road shopkeeper convicted of selling pirate DVDs
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3131

* Lib Dems re-select Caroline Pidgeon as Assembly candidate
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3130
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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'.

COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 11 February
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern, Bankside; Free to members
Aunt Esther's Story (2007) by Stephen Bourne and True
Pioneer: The British Films of Paul Robeson (2007) - 15 min.
& 20 min. The evening will be introduced by Stephen Bourne
with a discussion afterwards. Using family photographs and
archive footage, Stephen Bourne tells the story of his aunt,
a working-class Black Londoner born before the First World
War. Free refreshments will be available before the film.
Membership of the Community Film Club is primarily aimed at
those living and working in Southwark and Lambeth. To become
a member (it's free) call 020 7401 5176, email
communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or join on the night. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3661


RECENT LOCAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL WORK
Tuesday 12 February
7.30pm at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; 1
Various speakers. Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological
Society.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2786


ALSCOT ROAD STREETS FOR PEOPLE SCHEME - CONSULTATION EVENTS
Tuesday 12 February & Saturday 16 February
Tue 5pm-9pm & Sat 12 noon-4pm at Ellen Brown Bermondsey Play
Centre, 145 Grange Road
Exhibition and drop-in session to provide information about
plans to reduce the dominance of cars on residential streets
around Bermondsey Spa Gardens. The scheme covers Alscot
Road, Rouel Road, Yalding Road and Spa Road. The plans
include a 20 mph zone with traffic-calming measures. A new
car-free space will be created on Alscot Road, extending Spa
Gardens to the edge of the Vauban Estate. The plans can also
be viewed at the One Stop Shop in Spa Road until 26
February.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3975


THE HISTORY OF MORLEY COLLEGE - FREE EARLY-EVENING LECTURE
Wednesday 13 February
6pm at Refectory Annexe, Morley College, 61 Westminster
Bridge Road; free
Lecture by Brian Bloice. Morley College is running a termly
programme of free lunchtime and later 'lectures' in line
with the origins of the College and in order to raise the
profile of our work in adult education to new audiences.
Morley and The Old Vic share this history in that Emma Cons
began her successful programme of education on which Morley
College's foundations were built at the Old Vic theatre in
the 1800s. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3772


FREE VALENTINE'S DAY LUNCHTIME CONCERT IN WATERLOO
Thursday 14 February
12.15pm-1.15pm  at Waterloo Gallery, 14 Baylis Road; free
The Hit Squad: A roving group of musicians from the London
Philharmonic Orchestra present a concert of relaxing
classics, upbeat tunes and memorable melodies. Don't miss
these world-class musicians on your doorstep.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4023


VALENTINE'S DAY CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN
Thursday 14 February
4pm-5pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
For ages 5-11. Part of the Lambeth Fusion Festival. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3913


RUSH HOUR CONCERT - FREE AFTER-WORK MUSIC
Thursday 14 February
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert with the Southbank Sinfonia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3893


VALENTINES NIGHT AT TOWER BRIDGE
Thursday 14 February
6.30pm, 7.30pm, 8.30pm, 9.30pm at Tower Bridge Exhibition,
Tower Bridge; 10 per person
On the evening of 14 February the spectacular high-level
walkways of the bridge will be transformed into a panoramic
platform for romance. Flowers and soft lighting set the
scene as guests sip champagne and take in the twinkling,
night-time view over London and The Thames. Live music
heightens the mood, with a seductive rendering of haunting
jazz favourites. Tickets available online only.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3844


BRIEF ENCOUNTER - FREE OUTDOOR FILM SCREENING
Thursday 14 February
7.40pm at Fly Tower, National Theatre, South Bank
A free outdoor screening of Coward's celebrated story of
repressed 1940s passion on Milford Junction railway station.
Be sure to bring blankets (and your date) to keep warm; Mrs
Bagot and Beryl will provide teas, coffees, Bath buns and
Banbury cakes. Best viewed from the Baylis Terrace. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3630


BOOK CLUB AT JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
Friday 15 February
1pm-2pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High St; free
Monthly lunchtime book club. Refreshments will be provided. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3863


SATURDAY MORNING FAMILY CONCERT
Saturday 16 February
10.30am-12.30pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; 9 (child 6, family [2+2]) 20
Southwark Concert Band makes music fun. And Lyra brings the
colour and warmth of traditional Greek folk dance. Relaxed,
informal concert where young children can feel part of the
excitement of performance. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3702


OPEN AUDITIONS FOR COMMUNITY PRODUCTION AT OLD VIC
Sunday 17 February
10am at The Old Vic, 103 The Cut
BRANDED by Simon Bent begins with the launch of the most
sought-after shoe on Earth but as the world clamours for
this season's 'must have' who's prepared to sell their soul
for a sole? This is an exciting new multi-media piece
incorporating drama, film, music, visuals, dance and
physical theatre to create an exhilarating theatrical event
for the world famous Old Vic stage in May 2008. The Old Vic
is looking for talented performers to join the company. If
you are an actor or acrobat, dancer or DJ, singer or street
runner, MC or musician and have natural rhythm then The Old
Vic wants to hear from you. Simply complete the audition
form and send it to the theatre. Applicants must be aged 16
or over on 17 March 2008. There is no upper age limit.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3859


BOOKING OPENS TODAY FOR FREE PRODUCTION AT THE GLOBE
Much Ado For Nothing - Friday 14 March 2008
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4012

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Wine Salesperson, Waterloo Wine Co. Ltd
* Client Relationship Manager, Hays Financial Services

Full 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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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* A Prayer for My Daughter at the Young Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3137

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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

* 20 mph Zones in Grange Rd and Spa Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83486
* Maria's Cafe - Lower Marsh
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83455
* London Bridge Station on Friday night
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83436
* Livesey Museum of Childhood Under Threat of Closure
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83337
* Charity Fashion Show
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83331
* Alscot Road Consultation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83318
* Cubana
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83306
* Eileen House, Newington Causeway
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83278
* Sparrows and birdboxes at a school in Bermondsey?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83268
* Floorboards sloping - help please?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83263
* Self storage
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83229

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 }

* Financial support for ISO 9001 acceditation
* Need a good plumber?
* Retail space needed by local business

Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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