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SE1 Direct 396: Harvestival, E&C theatre, Coin St Festival 

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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 396

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Monday 9 June 2008                            ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Hair Extensions at Vervena
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies: 3 jobs this week
* 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

* Russians buy in to Beetham's Blackfriars skyscraper scheme
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3343

* Denis Norden unveils Elephant Trocadero cinema plaque
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3339

* Zandra Rhodes supports second Bermondsey Street Festival
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3344

* M&S Simply Food Bankside store draws a crowd
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3338

* Young Vic opens new 'pod'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3340

* St George's Cathedral Dean honoured for community links
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3345

* Arsema Dawit:  investigation into family's concerns
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3342

* Waterloo murder: council admits door broken for 7 months
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3337

* Arsema Dawit murder in Waterloo: appeal for witnesses
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3336

* Waterloo teenager murder not gang-related say Police
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3334

* 15-year-old girl stabbed to death in Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3333

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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'.

HARVESTIVAL AT POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Monday 9 & Tuesday 10 June
11am-3pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
As Ribena's growers prepare to harvest their blackcurrant
crops, Harvestival will be touring the country in
celebration of the great British outdoors. The first event
is at Potters Fields Park and offers city dwellers a winning
combination of countryside contests and farm food
experiences, all accompanied by live music. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4822


84 CHARING CROSS ROAD: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 9 June
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Tate Modern,  Bankside;
free to members
Director: David Hugh Jones. Membership of the Community Film
Club is primarily aimed at those living and working in
Southwark and Lambeth. To become a member email
communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or join on the night. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4804


GIVE BLOOD
Tuesday 10 June
outside Southwark Crown Court, English Grounds, nr Tooley St
Just ring 0845 7711 711 to book your appointment between
11am - 1.45pm or 3.30pm - 5.45pm. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4814


YOUTH VOLUNTEERING PROJECT LAUNCH FOR LOCAL 16-25-YEAR-OLDS
Tuesday 10 June
7pm-9pm at Living Space, 1 Coral Street
This is an exciting new project that Blackfriars Settlement
Children and Young People's service together with Bankside
Open Spaces Trust and funded by Vinvolved will be engaging
young people 16-25 in volunteering opportunities. V
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4846


OXFORD STREET: THEATRE AT ELEPHANT & CASTLE SHOPPING CENTRE
Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 June
8pm (Fri & Sat 5pm & 8pm) at Unit 327, Elephant & Castle
Shopping Centre,  Elephant and Castle; 8 (under-25s 5)
from 020 7565 5000
Oxford Street, by Levi David Addai, will take over a shop
unit at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre for a week
following its run at the Royal Court Theatre. The play is
directed by Dawn Walton, and the cast will include Preeya
Kalidas, Nathaniel Martello-White and Ashley Walters (also
known as Asher D from So Solid Crew). Oxford Street is a
boisterous comedy that looks beyond the glossy facade of the
high street, at the stories and ambitions of the workers
within.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4788


FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIES AT THE SCOOP
Wednesday 11, Thursday 12 & Friday 13 June
9.30pm (take your seats by 9.15pm; first-come, first-served)
at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Free open-air movie screenings in The Scoop amphitheatre
next to City Hall at More London near Tower Bridge. Show may
be cancelled in the event of rain. Local firm Amano will be
selling barbecued food and providing a bar. 
* Wednesday: THE GENERAL
   Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4534
* Thursday: ATONEMENT
   Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4535
* Friday: THE DAM BUSTERS
   Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4536


COMBATANT STATUS REVIEW TRIBUNALS PP.002954-003064: A PUBLIC
READING
Thursday 12 June
12.30pm-5.30pm Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, Bankside; free
This is a live drop-in reading of the transcripts of
eighteen Combatant Status Review Tribunals held at the US
military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba between July
2004 and March 2005. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4678


SOUTH BANK FORUM: INCLUDES Q&A WITH LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER
Thursday 12 June
7pm-9pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street
Quarterly meeting for South Bank residents chaired by MPs
Kate Hoey and Simon Hughes. Representatives from Lambeth and
Southwark Councils and other groups including Blackfriars
Settlement and the Association of Waterloo Groups will
update the Forum on the range of services on offer for older
people in the neighbourhood, together with a look ahead to
their future plans. The Florence Nightingale Museum is
aiming to raise 2 million ahead of 2010, the centenary of
Nightingale's death. Lord Crisp, Chair of the fundraising
committee and Caroline Worthington, Director of the Museum,
will outline the key strands to the project and how you can
get involved. Cllr Steve Reed, the Leader of Lambeth
Council, will take your questions and update the Forum on
the borough's latest plans. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4784


ADVENTURES IN URBAN FOLKLORE
Thursday 12 June
7.45pm-8.30pm  at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard,
45-49 Borough High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
South East London Folklore Society host Scott goes through
the contemporary ritual yearin London, stopping off at
twentieth and twenty-first century folklore. Meet the
Deptford Jack-in-the-Green. Hear of how Bridget and Imbolc
scared the horses in Wimbledon. Remember Solstices in south
London, Goddess worship in Southwark and Greenwich, recoil
at accounts of young men being "banged out" on Clerkenwell
streets, discover the truth about the friendly terrorists
warning in Harrods and much more. This is an introduction to
a huge, exhilarating and very much living world of London
folklore today.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4316


SAM'S DAY: FREE WORKSHOPS AT THE GLOBE
Saturday 14 June
10am-5pm  at Shakespeare's Globe,  New Globe Walk; free
A day of free workshops, demonstrations and platform
discussions will be taking place to celebrate Sam
Wanamaker's birthday. There will be workshops on movement,
voice, text and acting, family activities and stage combat
demonstrations. Events are free to all. No advance booking
is necessary but arrive early to avoid disappointment. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4261


STREET VIBE FESTIVAL OF SOUND AT THE SCOOP
Saturday 14 June
11.30am-6pm  at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
The world's largest whoopee cushion, carrot whistles,
watermelon drums and a technological makeover for pop star
wannabes are a few of the highlights of the free Street Vibe
Festival of Sound. Street Vibe is a major free one-off event
for all ages that explores the weird and wonderful role of
science and engineering in making music and sound. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4831


TERRY PRATCHETT BOOK SIGNING ON THE SOUTH BANK
Saturday 14 June
12pm-2.30pm  at Foyles, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank
Terry Pratchett will be signing copies of his bestseller
Making Money (paperback) to celebrate the 25th Anniversary
of Discworld. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4622


PULSE FESTIVAL: COIN STREET FESTIVAL ON SOUTH BANK
Saturday 14 June
1pm-7pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground
London's largest festival of contemporary and traditional
Central and Eastern European culture with music, themed food
and drink market and fantastic atmosphere. Experience the
new music that is coming out of the fusion of the new
migration, mixing traditional sounds with jazz, electronic
and rock music.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4656


LONDON NAKED BIKE RIDE
Saturday 14 June
Annual 6-mile naked bike ride starting in Hyde Park. The
ride will come to the South Bank via Westminster Bridge and
follow York Road before returning north via Waterloo Bridge.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4837


CELEBRATING SANCTUARY: COIN STREET FESTIVAL ON SOUTH BANK
Sunday 15 June
2pm-7pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Celebrating Sanctuary is an extraordinary event which
gathers together musicians, dancers and artists from all
corners of the globe to celebrate the positive cultural
contribution of refugees to the UK. Now in its ninth year,
Celebrating Sanctuary demonstrates that such a vibrant
panorama of sight, sound, aroma and taste would not exist
had it not been for the UK's hard won tradition of providing
sanctuary to those fleeing persecution from many parts of
the globe.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4573


WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE YOUR FATHER?: FATHER'S DAY AT ROXY
Sunday 15 June
8pm at Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street; 3
cover charge
Father's Day screening of "When Did You Last See Your
Father?". Released at the end of last year, this great
little British film made only a brief impression in the
cinemas, but deserving of a much wider audience. Based on
Blake Morrison's bestselling memoirs "When Did You Last See
Your Father" is a classically British tale of the
relationship between father and son.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4817

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Facilities Assistant, Wine & Spirit Education Trust
* Van Driver, Waterloo Wine Co. Ltd
* (Volunteer) Visitor Entrance Assistants, Tate Modern

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 }

* The Common Pursuit at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3341

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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

* Trees in playground near Lye Torng Thai in St George's Rd
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89545
* Help needed for young person organising event
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89524
* King's Reach Tower - what's happening?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89515
* Solicitor
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89495
* Recycling collections - where are they?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89479
* Bermondsey Street by night- worth a look?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89443
* Mei King premises on Snowsfields - what was it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89392
* Lost parakeet?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89380
* M&S Simply Food Bankside
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89352
* Teenage stabbing and we are still watching
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89305
* London Bridge Recycling Survey
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89297
* Re-cycling computer keyboards
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89286
* Computer repair help
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89240
* Bars with late licence near Butler's Wharf
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89224
* Green netting and scaffolding
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89205

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

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