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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 385

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

Tuesday 25 March 2008                         ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Next day delivery gifts
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies - 5 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

* Borough Post Office moving to Southwark Bridge Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3200

* Potters Fields: Southwark to sign deal with Berkeley Homes
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3198

* Southwark families flock to the Unicorn's community day
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3203

* Gordon Brown visits Lambeth Road police control centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3199

* Cash rich, time poor and looking for a home in SE1?
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/3157

* Met employee convicted of theft from Police Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3197

* Pedestrian killed in St George's Road bus smash
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3196

* Boris on Doon Street Tower: "We can do much better"
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3195

* Civic Trust awards for RFH, Young Vic and Empire Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3194

* Extra buses on routes 381 and C10
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3193

* Southwark's volunteers shine at awards ceremony
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3192

* How to run a marathon successfully
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3191

* 10,000 teenagers see Shakespeare for free at the Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3190

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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'.


TABARD GARDENS SOUTH TENANTS' & RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Tuesday 25 March
7pm at Hankey Hall, Hankey Place
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3866


MEET THE PEARLIES AT THE CUMING MUSEUM
Wednesday 26 March
11am at Cuming Museum, 151 Walworth Road SE17; free
Find out more about the history of the Pearly Kings &
Queens. Talk by Harry Mayhead, Pearly King of Bow Bells &
Blackfriars. Refreshments available. Part of Southwark's
Silver Festival for older people. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4137


FREE EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HEALTH & SAFETY SEMINAR
Wednesday 26 March
Refreshments from 9.30am; seminar 10am-12.45pm at Elan & Co,
1 Royal Oak Yard, Bermondsey Street; free; booking essential
Elan & Co Chartered Certified Accountants in association
with Peninsula Business Services invite local business
owners to attend this free seminar.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4256


SOUTHWARK ON FILM - FREE SCREENING FOR SENIORS
Thursday 27 March
2pm at BFI Southbank,  Belvedere Road; free (booking
essential on 020 7091 9650)
A special screening of archive film selections which depict
Southwark on film. There will be an opportunity to discuss
the films over tea and biscuits. Part of Southwark's Silver
festival for older people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4142


ELEPHANT & CASTLE ENTERPRISE QUARTER & WALWORTH ROAD
SUPPLEMENTARY PLANNING DOCUMENTS: PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Thursday 27 & Saturday 29 March
Thu 5.30pm-8pm; Sat 10am-2pm at Keyworth Centre, Keyworth St
Have your say on Southwark's new planning policy documents
for Elephant & Castle Enterprise Quarter (the area around
London South Bank University's campus) and Walworth Road.
Council officers will be available to discuss the documents
and answer your questions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4333


LONDON GLASSBLOWING SPRING OPEN WEEKEND & SALE
Friday 28 to Sunday 30 March
11am-5pm at London Glassblowing, 7 The Leather Market.
Weston Street
Discover the extraordinary work of Francesca Cerreta, an
emerging young jeweller working in glass - she will be
demonstrating and selling her remarkable pieces. The sale
commences on Friday and continues with glassblowing
demonstrations throughout the weekend. For the first time
"make your own paperweight" sessions are on offer for 35
per person. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4007


SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE COMEDY
Friday 28 March
9.30pm at Southwark Playhouse,  Shipwright Yard; 6
New regular comedy club in Southwark Playhouse's bar
designed to showcase new talent. MCs: Alexis Dubus and Sy
Thomas. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4294


COFFEE MORNING & TABLE TOP SALE AT LAMBETH MISSION
Friday 28 March
10am-12pm  at Lambeth Mission & St Mary's, 3-5 Lambeth Road
All welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4337


HAPPENING AGAIN: FLUIDS AND SCALES AT TATE MODERN
Saturday 29 March
Fluids 11am-6pm on the river landscape; Scales 2pm-6pm in
the stairwells at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Tate Modern reinvents two of performance art pioneer Allan
Kaprow's most significant Happenings, Fluids and Scales.
Composed of the audience's experience of space, actions and
materials - ice and concrete blocks respectively - they
continue to provoke questions about time, community and
collective structures today.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4047


PRIMARY BANK FAMILIES DAY - DANCE, MUSIC, ARCHITECTURE
WORKSHOPS FOR 7-12s at SIOBHAN DAVIES STUDIOS
Saturday 29 March
Workshop 1: 10.30am-12.30pm; Workshop 2: 2pm-4pm at Siobhan
Davies Studios, 85 St George's Road; free (booking essential
on 020 7091 9650)
The day is aimed at children aged 7-12 and their
parents/carers. Children under 16 must be joined by an
adult.
The Primary Bank Families Day welcomes children and their
parents to Siobhan Davies Studios to come and take part in
dance, music and architecture workshops. The day will engage
both children and adults, beginning with an inspiring tour
of Siobhan Davies Studios with games and tasks. The tour
will stimulate the creation of movement and music during
workshops.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4060


SPRING TABLE SALE AT ST ANDREW'S SHORT STREET, WATERLOO
Saturday 29 March
2pm-5pm  at St Andrew's Short Street
Octavia Hill Residents Association is holding a Spring Table
Sale. Refreshments will be available.
* White Elephant stall
* Book stall
* Clothes stall
* Many new items
* Raffle 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4225


CLOSE UP WITH NATASHA MARSH - FREE MUSIC AT THE RFH BALLROOM
Saturday 29 March
4pm at Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road;
free
The English operatic soprano performs songs from her debut
album Amour which was a No.1 in the UK classical charts in
2007.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4123


ALL-NIGHT MUSICALS - LONDON LESBIAN & GAY FILM FESTIVAL
Saturday 29 March
From 10pm at BFI IMAX,  Charlie Chaplin Walk; 20 (conc 15)
Whether you identify as a diva, just love the music or enjoy
the campy entertainment value, take a walk on the wild side
for All-Night Musicals with a 1970s theme. The four-in-a-row
line-up is Dreamgirls, A Chorus Line, The Rocky Horror
Picture Show and Can't Stop The Music. It's going to be a
party atmosphere all night long with a live DJ from 10pm and
films screening from 11.30pm. There will be interval prizes
for the best costumes with an all-night bar and free tea and
coffee served between films. NB. All films will be shown in
35mm, so the picture will not fill the whole screen. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4220


MUSIC FOR 18 MUSICIANS: Are you aged between 16-19? 
Monday 7 to Friday 18 April
10am-4pm at BFI Southbank,  Belvedere Road
Are you aged between 16-19? Do you live in Lambeth or
Southwark? Are you an aspiring Filmmaker, Musician or
Designer? If so.... BBC 21CC, the London Sinfonietta and the
BFI have a team of industry experts waiting to work with
you. Work with other young people on either a music score, a
documentary or album cover artwork. All this will be
showcased in an exciting live event at the BFI Southbank on
18 April. Workshops take place on the South Bank and BBC
White City. Travel will be paid. For application form, email
tim.hunter@bfi.org.uk or call Tim on 020 7815 1337. Deadline
for applications: 28 March. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4338

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Duty Manager, Cafe Manga
* Senior Childcare Workers, Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre
* Childcare Workers, Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre
* Part Time Staff, Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre
* Bookeeper, Elan & Co Chartered Certified Accountants

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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{ Local arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* Othello at Pacific Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3202

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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

* Need physiotherapist
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85600
* Sunday church service at E&C leisure centre
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85580
* Racial abuse on Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85521
* Problems with recycling clear bag collection
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85406
* Credit crunch and the Elephant & Castle regeneration
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85402
* London Bridge/Rotherhithe Penninsula Buses
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85371
* School playground - fundraising ideas needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85362
* Guinness in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85326

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 }

* Desk space available in Gt Suffolk St
* Clothes retail in Bankside area

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

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