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SE1 Direct 400: Hayward 40p, 2 carnivals, Bankside Mix & more

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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 400

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Monday 7 July 2008                            ISSN 1750-0656

Welcome to our 400th weekly email newsletter!
This week is absolutely packed with local events, so read on

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Counselling Room to Rent
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies: 4 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

* Asda plans expansion in Old Kent Road supermarket war
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3385

* Southwark selects Elephant & Castle utilities partner
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3384

* Boris Johnson at Millennium Bridge for Big Dance launch
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3383

* Walworth children explore Charlie Chaplin's London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3382

* Truckers' fuel price protest comes to Lambeth
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3381

* Two men arrested over Old Kent Road murder
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3379

* Fire at Baylis Road block of flats
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3378

* Man stabbed to death in Old Kent Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3377

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{ Advert: Counselling Room to Rent }

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and is available by the day or in four-hour blocks.

For more information contact Peter Nobes on 020 7928 6378 or
pn@AlexanderCentre.co.uk

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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'.

SOUTHWARK'S A-Z OF DANCE AT THE SCOOP
Monday 7 July
12 noon-6pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
Showcase of different dance styles for each letter of the
alphabet. Plus workshops with audience participation.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4484


EXPLORE NEW SOUTHWARK 2 - GUIDED WALK
Monday 7 July
2pm at Borough Underground Station, Borough High Street; 5
See and hear about some of the new developments around
London Bridge with architect Paul Taylor.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4820


TANGOCOMMUTE - PARTICIPATORY DANCE ON BRIDGES & AT STATIONS
Monday 7 July
6pm-7pm on 7 bridges and 7 railway stations; free
Participatory dance event which aims to attract hundreds of
dancers onto seven London bridges and into seven London
railway stations. TangoCommute is accessible to everybody
and brings the the spirit of compassion and connection
between two people as expressed in tango to thousands of
commuters during London's evening rush hour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4946


SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE SECRETS: STAND-UP LUNCHTIME STORYTELLING
Tuesday 8 July
1.15pm at Southwark Playhouse, Shipwright Yard; 6
(including food); 40 mins max
Stand-up style storytelling from one of the Bermondsey-based
Vayu Naidu Company's resident storytellers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4959


DEFINE YOUR CITY: THE ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTERS OF LONDON
Tuesday 8 July
6.30pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; free
See six passionate young architects pontificating on
architectural character in London. The Architects' Journal
and Southwark Cathedral have invited a group of speakers
including Patrick Lynch of Lynch Architects, Liza Fior of
muf, Fat's Sam Jacob, Jamie Fobert of Jamie Fobert
Architects and Deborah Saunt of DSDHA to each wrestle with
different articles of faith, from boroughs to infrastructure
and balancing historical analysis with contemporary
critique. An organist will provide responsive interludes.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5004


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 8 July
7pm at St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
Meeting for Cathedrals and Chaucer wards. Note new venue.
Hear a deputation from Tabard After School Project (TASP).
Update on plans for revamp of John Harvard Library.
Announcement of Cleaner, Greener, Safer projects and grants.
Plus regular updates from police and community wardens and
public question time.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4631


HAPPY BUS PASS OUTING: LONDON TRANSPORT MUSEUM
Wednesday 9 July
Meet 11.45am at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Several local residents met last week and decided to plan
outings using the Freedom Pass. The first trip is to the
recently reopened London Transport Museum in Covent Garden.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5031


THE BIG DANCE - SALSA DAY
Wednesday 9 July
12.30pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
A special Salsa warm up demonstration and dance workshop in
preparation for the evening's excitement. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4726


WORLD CHAMPION DEMONSTRATION AND CONJUNTO SABROSO
Wednesday 9 July
6.30pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
This evening Ola Latina presents a Salsa demonstration by
John Vasquez and Judy Aguilar from Cali in Columbia; the
current salsa dance world champions. Free dance - join the
Latin heaven of one of the top bands on the London Salsa
scene: Conjunto Sabroso.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4727


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 9 July
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Find out about plans for a 12-storey hotel in Waterloo Road,
proposals to transform Emma Cons Gardens, and should the
Leake Street artwork be kept permanently?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3722


CELEBRATE THE BEST OF WEST END CHOREOGRAPHY AT THE RFH
Thursday 10 July
12pm Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Rd; free
Be dazzled by performers from top West End Shows including
Chicago, Dirty Dancing, Grease and Into the Hoods.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5009


RUSH HOUR CONCERT IN WATERLOO
Thursday 10 July
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road; free
Avoid the rush. Enjoy some great music and a glass of wine
in this free concert by Southbank Sinfonia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4840


ALL CHANGE: FUTURE DEVELOPMENT AT LONDON BRIDGE AND WATERLOO
Thursday 10 July
6.30pm at Allies and Morrison, 85 Southwark Street; free
London Bridge and Waterloo could be unrecognisable in twenty
years time with dramatic plans to transform architecture,
the public realm and public transport. Hear from the
placemakers behind the plans in a discussion chaired by
Vicky Richardson, Editor of Blueprint, featuring Ian Lindsay
from Network Rail, Shane Lincoln from Sellar Properties and
Greg Cooper, representing P&O Estates.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5028


40p DAY AT THE HAYWARD - SEE PSYCHO BUILDINGS SHOW
Friday 11 July
10am-10pm at The Hayward, Belvedere Road; 40p
40 years to the day since The Hayward first opened to the
public, the gallery's ticket price of 10 will be dropped,
enabling you to enjoy 12 hours of art for just 40p.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4246


WATERLOO CARNIVAL - FESTIVITIES AROUND LOWER MARSH
Friday 11 July
12 noon-11pm  at Lower Marsh & Millennium Green; free
Annual carnival procession and party in Waterloo. This
year's theme is the Wizard of Oz. Carnival Procession
featuring over 300 performers, along the length of Lower
Marsh, down Westminster Bridge Road and Baylis Road,
finishing on Millennium Green, starts 1.30pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4017


CAPITAL AGE FESTIVAL AT ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
Friday 11 July
1pm-5pm at Royal Festival Hall,  Belvedere Road; free
Celebrates the often forgotten contribution older Londoners
make to the capital. There will be activities on the
Riverside Terrace, in the Bar Foyer, the Riverside Foyer and
the Clore Ballroom, including social dancing, buskers and
steel pans.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4934


BANKSIDE MIX BIG LAUNCH PARTY - SOUTHWARK STREET
Friday 11 July
4.30pm-late at Canvey Street; free
Bankside 123 is unveiling an enticing blend of cafes,
restuarants, bars and shops under the Bankside Mix brand.
There will be live music, entertainment and fashion open
till late. The event will span Canvey Street, Sumner Street,
Southwark Street and Great Guildford Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5007


GUIDED WALK: SECRET BANKSIDE & THE SOUTHWARK MYSTERIES
Friday 11 July
5pm-7pm; meet at Bankside Community Space, Great Guildford
Street; free
Writer and performer John Constable offers an eye-opening
introduction to the extraordinary history and living culture
of the Bankside area. Along the way he outlines plans for a
new performance of his Southwark Mysteries in 2010. Walk
ends at The George Inn in Borough High Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4989


FINE WINE TASTING IN AID OF THE PRINCE'S TRUST
Friday 11 July
6pm at Ernst & Young, More London; 30 (booking required)
10-wine tutored tasting hosted by George Unwin, senior wine
consultant for Wheeler Cellars Wine Merchants.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4869


DESIGN OVERTIME: I SPY ... IN THE STREET NIGHT
Friday 11 July
6pm-10pm  at Design Museum,  Shad Thames; 5
An after-hours opportunity to see Design Museum exhibitions,
including the hit show Richard Rogers + Architects - From
the House to the City.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4803


SKATE CITY LIVE ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 11 July
9pm at Queen Elizabeth Hall Undercroft, Belvedere Road; free
Film screenings, live music and DJs celebrate urban street
culture. In collaboration with BFI Southbank.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5011


PRIMARY BANK BIG DANCE AT SIOBHAN DAVIES STUDIOS
Saturday 12 July
90-minute tours & workshops 11am-12.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm at
Siobhan Davies Studios, 85 St George's Road; free; booking
essential on 020 7091 9650
* Live dance exhibition
* Dance games
* Sound and music
* Art displays
* Refreshments
The building will be brought to life with dance, sound, art,
animation, living sculpture, film and photography. You can
explore the sounds, colours and shapes of the building
through the eyes of the children who will take you on a tour
of their work. Afterwards parents and children can take part
in activities and games in dance, sound, music, architecture
and art.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4342


SHAKESPEARE'S BANKSIDE GUIDED WALK
Saturday 12 July
Meet 10.45am at Vinopolis, 1 Bank End; free
The birth of English theatre on Bankside.
Free guided walk with local writer John Constable.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4743


NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK OPEN DAYS AT ROSE THEATRE SITE
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 July
11am-6pm at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street
Visit the site of Bankside's first playhouse. A video with
commentary by Ian McKellen will be shown hourly. Guides will
be available and the souvenir shop open. On both days at 5pm
there will be a talk by Simon Blatherwick, the archaeologist
who helped unearth the Rose in 1989. Also open next weekend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4546


BERMONDSEY CARNIVAL: COUNTDOWN TO 2012
Saturday 12 July
Starts 12 noon at Spa Gardens, Grange Road; free
Around 20 local groups create costumes and performances to
parade through the streets of Bermondsey. The carnival will
officially open The Event in Southwark Park. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4649


VILLAGE FETE - LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY, KEYWORTH STREET
Saturday 12 July
12 noon-4pm at Keyworth Street; free
A free day of games and entertainment on Keyworth Street,
which will be pedestrianised and transformed with layers and
layers of green grass and hay bales.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4843


THE WALWORTH WALK - WALWORTH ROAD PAST AND PRESENT
Saturday 12 July
2.15pm at Metropolitan Tabernacle, Elephant & Castle; free
A stroll around the Walworth Road, past and present. Free
guided walk with local writer John Constable.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4745


56 SOUTHWARK BRIDGE ROAD TOUR & TALK (BORO COMMUNITY CENTRE)
Saturday 12 July
3pm-5pm  at 56 Southwark Bridge Road; free
As part of the London Festival of Architecture, Architype
associate Ben Humphries will be presenting a tour and talk
about Architype's new creative media training centre in this
former public library (latterly the Borough Community
Centre). An exhibition will be on show in the building from
7 to 13 July. To reserve free tickets for the tour and talk,
contact 020 7403 2889 or eleni.germanou@architype.co.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4938


OUTDOOR CINEMA IN ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD AT THE ELEPHANT
Saturday 12 July
3pm till late at St Mary's Churchyard, Newington; free
Outdoor cinema in new Elephant park with DJ and "Knit the
Aylesbury" workshops from I Knit London and InSpire.
Short Film: 8.30pm The Elephant Will Never Forget (1953) The
film, completed in London's 'Last Tram Week'. 
At 9pm see We Was All One (1972) - a Thames Television
documentary made as the last of the post war slum clearances
were being made and the Heygate Estate was being completed,
it asks local residents what they think of the new style of
housing. The film examines the loss of community spirit, and
whether the changes are for the worse or better.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5000


SHAKESPEARE'S HENRY VIII: ALL IS TRUE
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 July
6pm at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street; 5 donation
Shakespeare's last play at Bankside's first theatre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5029


THE DICKENS: GUIDED WALK
Sunday 13 July
10.45am at Vinopolis, 1 Bank End; free
Charles Dickens' childhood in The Borough. Meet outside
Vinopolis - junction of Clink Street and Bank End. Free
guided walk with local writer John Constable.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4744


THE LITTLE TRAMP: CHARLIE CHAPLIN GUIDED WALK
Sunday 13 July
2.15pm at Metropolitan Tabernacle, Elephant & Castle; free
Charlie Chaplin's Elephant and Castle. Free guided walk with
local writer John Constable.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4746

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Part-time Administrator, Sesame Institute
* Commis Chef, Mercure London City Bankside Hotel
* Night Supervisor, Mercure London City Bankside Hotel
* Retail Supervisor, Turnips Distribution Limited

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 }

* All Nudity Shall Be Punished at the Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3380

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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

* Dry Cleaner near Waterloo or Upper Ground?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91020
* Removing window grills
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90984
* Gyms in the area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90869
* Amateur theatre - where can I join a group?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90851
* Police stopping and searching in Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90845
* Vile dog owners
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90825
* Attempted phone theft on St Thomas' Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90805
* PC repairs
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90732
* Scam in Bermondsey Street area?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90730
* Insector Data Ltd - formerly in The Leather Market
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90714
* Dentist on Southwark Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90696
* ANOTHER stabbing on OKR
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90694
* Birthday venue near The Cut
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90693

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 }

* Peter Newman-Legros
* IT services for Office space
 
Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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