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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 389

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Monday 21 April 2008                          ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Promotion: 3 courses for 15 at Iran e Ma 
* 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

* Princess Street GP surgery not moving to Borough Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3248

* Stabbing in Old Kent Road - witnesses sought
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3247

* New Potters Fields designs "by the end of the summer"
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3242

* Is Bermondsey Street a high risk area for negative equity?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3246

* Holly's Flowers opens at Elephant shopping centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3245

* London Assembly candidates debate local transport
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3244

* Man sets off on 55,000-mile motorbike trip via Elephant
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3243

* Bermondsey to Brussels: teenagers present crime solutions
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3254

* Shakespeare's Globe celebrates Bard's 444th birthday
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3253

* Real iceberg in Jubilee Gardens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3252

* 360-degree digital panorama on the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3251

* National Theatre turns orange to promote Dutch Queen's Day
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3250

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{ Promotion }

3 courses for 15 
at Iran e Ma Persian restaurant, Borough Road

Book now at:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/info/521/iran-e-ma

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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 22 April
7pm at Hankey Hall, Hankey Place
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3867


STORYTELLING FOR ST GEORGE'S DAY
Wednesday 23 April
11am & 2pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free
Storytelling for St George's Day with Bob Askew and the
Askew Sisters (fiddle and melodeon). Part of the St George
in Southwark Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4303


GUIDED TOUR OF ST GEORGE'S RC CATHEDRAL
Wednesday 23 April
11am & 3pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; free
Learn about Southwark's Roman Catholic Cathedral on the
feast day of St George, its patron saint. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4304


FESTIVAL OF ENGLISH FOOD ON TRAFALGAR SQUARE 
Wednesday 23 April
12 noon-7.30pm at Trafalgar Square; free
Traders from Borough Market will be in Trafalgar Square to
celebrate St George's Day.
http://www.london.gov.uk/mayor/culture/stgeorge.jsp#food


ST GEORGE'S DAY MASS
Wednesday 23 April
12.30pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
St George's Day Mass attended by the cathedral Chapter and
Cathedral Friends. The cathedral's relic of St George will
be on display.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3545


THE BALLAD OF ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON - OPEN-AIR PLAY
Wednesday 23 April
Red Cross Garden 4.15pm
Borough Market (by Roast) 5.15pm
Charles Dickens Primary School, Lant Street 7pm; free
Written about Sir Eglamore 500 years ago and adapted by the
Lions part. Featuring our hero St George and a magnificent
dragon created by the company, the Ballad celebrates our
national day in 12 exciting musical minutes.
Supported by Better Bankside.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4305


YOUTH THEATRE AT HANKEY HALL
Starts Wednesday 23 April
4.30pm-6pm  at Hankey Hall, Hankey Place; 50p per session or
all 11 sessions for 5
Youth Theatre for 9-13 year olds. Ends on Wednesday 9 July.
No session 28 May. To book ring Deirdre 07913 873861 or
email tra-south@fsmail.net 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4510


SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY EVENT ON A BOAT
Wednesday 23 April
6pm from Butler's Wharf, Shad Thames to the Globe, Bankside
A mini Elizabethan theatre will transported up the Thames by
boat from Butler's Wharf to Bankside with musicians and
performers entertaining crowds along the riverbank. The
event marks the start of the 2008 season at Shakespeare's
Globe
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4334


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 23 April
7pm at Charles Dickens Primary School,  Lant Street
Meeting for Cathedrals and Chaucer wards. The meeting will
start with a performance of The Ballad of St George and the
Dragon by the Lions part theatre company.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3974


ST GEORGE'S DAY VIGIL AT THE CROSS BONES MEMORIAL GATES
Wednesday 23 April
7pm at Cross Bones Graveyard,  Redcross Way
A short remembrance ceremony to honour 'the outcast dead'
under the protection of St George, 'Our Lady's Knight'.
Assemble by 7pm at the Memorial Gates in Redcross Way.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4381


MORRIS DANCING FOR ST GEORGE'S DAY
Wednesday 23 April
6.30pm-9pm around Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
New Esperance Morris - a female morris side based at the
Queensborough Community Centre - will be dancing with
Hammersmith Morris Men, Old Palace Clog & London Pride on St
George's Day.
They will be performing at: 
* Southwark Cathedral 
* The Old Thamesside Inn 
* The Globe Tavern 
* Brew Wharf
during the course of the evening.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4518


BANG SAID THE GUN AT THE ROEBUCK
Thursday 24 April
8.30pm at The Roebuck, 50 Great Dover Street; 3
Stand up poetry and live music fresh from The Bowery Club,
New York. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4249


A THROW OF DICE - SENIORS SCREENING AT BFI SOUTHBANK
Thursday 24 April
2pm at BFI Southbank,  Belvedere Road; free; Booking
essential on 020 7928 3232
Screening for seniors in Lambeth & Southwark. Classic silent
Hindi film directed by German-born Franz Osten who had a
huge influence on Indian cinema. There will be an
introductory talk and an opportunity for discussion.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4380


SE1 UNITED 5TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
Thursday 24 April
6pm at Living Space, 1 Coral Street
Bring the whole family for SE1 United's 5th Birthday Party
and AGM. Help us celebrate and enjoy our multicultural
showcase including food, music and dance. Dress up in a
world costume and win a prize for the best dressed. Find out
more about SE1 United youth-led charity and tell them what
you want them to. RSVP to Natalie Bell
nataliebell13@hotmail.com or 07984 205 592. The more the
merrier!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4552


SPRING PLANT AND GARDEN FAIR AT MUSEUM OF GARDEN HISTORY
Saturday 26 April
10.30am-5pm  at Museum of Garden History, Lambeth Palace
Road; 3 (conc 2.50)
One of 2008's earliest plant fairs will offer visitors lots
of inspiration and a head start in the garden this spring.
Specialist nurseries will come together inside the Museum to
bring you a variety of species from clematis to shrubs to
tender and hardy perennials. Selected plants people will
give masterclasses throughout the day (free on a first come,
first served basis). Plus drop-in gardening workshops for
children.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3811


HOLLAND HOUSE EVENT AT BERNIE SPAIN GARDENS
Saturday 26 April
11am-9.30pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
The South Bank turns orange again as the Dutch invite the
Brits to party... In the Madurodam kids' corner there will
be plenty of fun and games. Sesame Street will be the main
theme with several fun activities planned such as face
painting and theatre performances. Adults needn't worry as
there is lots of entertainment for them as well. With an
extensive Dutch market and delicious local delicacies such
as herring, syrup waffles and a selection of cheese,
visitors will be spoilt for choice. There will be plenty of
local brew on tap as well, courtesy of Heineken! Famous
Dutch bands Crazy pianos as well as Bob and the Blue band
will entertain the crowds with some well-known international
favourites. Come and experience a little bit of Holland! 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4221


FILM FUNDAY: NIM'S ISLAND AT BFI SOUTHBANK
Sunday 27 April
2pm at NFT1, BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road; 8.60, concs
6.25, children 5.25
A preview of 'Nim's Island', starring Jodie Foster, with
workshops for children from 12 noon (included in ticket
price).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4248


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Monday 28 April
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for Riverside, Grange & South Bermondsey wards.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3972

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Community Engagement Worker, Blackfriars Settlement
* Office Administrator, Greenback Alan LLP

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 }

* Shine a Light at the BFI IMAX
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3241

* Mary Wollstonecraft painting at National Portrait Gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3249

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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

* Trip to London - advice please!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/87084
* Facials
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/87045
* Heygate Tenants and Residents Association
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/87005
* SE1 House Prices Overvalued
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86986
* London Assembly election in Lambeth & Southwark
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86965
* Letting Agent
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86860
* Manicure/Pedicure
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86854
* Devon Mansions
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86850
* 343 Bus Route
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86838
* Can anyone recommend a good web designer
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86824
* Know of any good docs and dentists?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86805
* Sofa delivery into 2nd floor flat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86795
* Graffiti Removal
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86756
* Veggie Roast
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86736
    
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 }

* Business post services - alternatives to Royal Mail?
* Food deliveries to offices
* Best way to advertise?

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

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