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SE1 Direct 401: Roupell Street film, Mint Street fun & more

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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 401

About this email newsletter: http://www.SE1direct.co.uk
Daily local news & features: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

Monday 14 July 2008                           ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Solicitors, London Bridge
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* 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

* Tabard After School Project makes urgent appeal for help
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3404

* Waterloo Carnival 2008 in pictures - Wizard of Oz
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3405

* Zimbabwean exiles march on the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3402

* Plans for Guy's Tower revamp move closer
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3401

* 12-year-old girl missing in Southwark; police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3399

* Empire Square pavilion for sale: just under 1 million
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3398

* Woman found distressed in Union Street; police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3397

* Cat drowned at HMS Belfast: police release CCTV image
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3396

* Jean Love says farewell to Charterhouse after 32 years
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3395

* Nick Clegg at Southwark Lido for poolside debate
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3393

* David Idowu's parents: "Our lives can never be the same"
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3394

* Tabard Gardens stabbing victim dies in hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3386

* 17 examples of 'heritage at risk' in SE1 says watchdog
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3392

* Police release image in bid to reunite camera with owner
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3391

* London Bridge & Waterloo concourses become dance floors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3390

* Old Kent Road murder victim 'was innocent passer-by'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3388

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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'.


ANDREW MOTION & TERRY JONES AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL FOR 
JOHN GOWER CHORAL EVENSONG
Monday 14 July
5.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
To mark the 600th anniversary of the death of John Gower
there will be a special service of Choral Evensong sung by
the Girls and Gentlemen of the Cathedral Choir. Prayers will
be said at Gower's tomb in the nave of the Cathedral. The
service will be followed by readings of work by Gower, and
others, in the presence of Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate, and
Terry Jones (formerly of Monty Python). John Gower, an early
poet laureate and a friend of Chaucer, lived with the monks
at what is now Southwark Cathedral.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3824


BASTILLE DAY: A TASTE OF FRANCE!
Monday 14 July
5.30pm-11pm  at La Cave, Bank Chambers, Montague Place, 6-10
Borough High Street
Celebrate the birth of La Republique as the French do with
good food and wine, live music, song and dance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4951


THE LAMBETH ESTATE: FILM ABOUT ROUPELL STREET AREA
COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 14 July
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Tate Modern, Bankside;
free to members
The Lambeth Estate comprises Roupell Street, Whittlesey
Street, Theed Street, Brad Street and part of Cornwall Road.
Resident Jack Thurston's 45-minute 2005 film celebrates the
history of a hidden corner of London that is cherished by
anyone who knows it. With introduction by the director.
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 door
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4805


CHAPLIN CLOSE OPEN DAY
Tuesday 15 July
3pm-7pm at Chaplin Close (near The Cut/Blackfriars Rd)
Join the residents of Chaplin Close in their beautiful
garden for music, fun, friendship and more.
Tea and cakes will be available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5046


LIVE OPERA AT VIVA VERDI: BANKSIDE NIGHTS
Wednesday 16 July
5.30pm-8.30pm  at Viva Verdi, 6 Canvey Street
An evening of live opera with Julien Debreuil, Demeiza
Stafford and Tyler Clarke in the newly opened prosciutto and
wine bar near Tate Modern. Part of Better Bankside's
'Bankside Nights' season of summer music in local bars.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4994


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM AGM - LOCAL SHOPPING SURVEY & MORE
Wednesday 16 July
6.30pm at Bankside Community Space, Bankside 3,  Great
Guildford Street
AGM of Bankside Residents' Forum - all local residents
welcome. A chance to look inside new Bankside Community
Space. Native Land gives an update on the Project Bankside
development approved for Holland Street next to Tate Modern.
Also, launch of the BRF Shopping Survey to find out where
you can buy locally at a fair price and what other shops are
needed.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4919


RUSH HOUR CONCERT IN WATERLOO
Thursday 17 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 performed by some of Britain's
brightest young stars from the Southbank Sinfonia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4841


JUNKANOO AT THE SCOOP - NEW YEAR TRADITION FROM BAHAMAS
Thursday 17 July
6.30pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Junkanoo in The Bahamas is staged in the early hours of 26
December and again in the early hours of 1 January, New
Year's Day. The parade, or "rush out" is characterised by
colourful costumes and a rhythmic blending of goatskin
drums, cow bells, horns fill the air as the Junkanoo groups,
comprising sometimes dozens of even hundreds of members,
compete for not just the kudos of winning but also a cash
prize to help fund its costumes for the following year.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4717


TOUR GUIDING FESTIVAL - FREE GUIDED WALKS IN SOUTHWARK
Friday 18 July
11am-4pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; free
Free guided walks delivered by tour guiding students from
Greenwich Community College. The students invite you to
attend one of the three themed tours departing regularly
from Southwark Cathedral throughout the day. You give your
opinion of the tour and help decide which student wins a
prize. No need to book, just turn up and join a tour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4944


FRIDAY FUN IN THE PARK AT MINT STREET
Friday 18 July
3.30pm-8.30pm  at Mint Street Park, Southwark Br Rd; free
Event organised by Blackfriars Settlement and Bankside Open
Spaces Trust to bring local residents and businesses
together. Local councillor surgery - a chance to have your
say, live music stage, check the decks - be a DJ, join in
5-a-side football, local information stands, children's art
drama and music activities, bouncy castle, food and other
stalls, tea tent, plants stall and photography competition.
Complementary therapies and exercise.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4365


A LIVING COMMUNITY: BANKSIDE & THE BOROUGH - GUIDED WALK
Friday 18 July
4.30pm at Bankside Community Space, Great Guildford St; free
Guided walk with Better Bankside exploring the area between
Bankside and the Elephant; concludes at Mint Street Park.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4990


ROSE THEATRE: NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK OPEN DAYS
Saturday 19 to Sunday 20 July
11am-6pm at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street
Visit the site of Bankside's first playhouse. The Rose video
with commentary by Ian McKellen will be shown hourly
throughout the day. 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.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4547


OPEN DAY AT COIN STREET NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE
Saturday 19 July
12 noon-5pm at 108 Stamford Street; free
An afternoon of entertainment and activities by the local
community for the local community. Come along and enjoy
street dance demonstrations, performances by Sing SE1 choir,
an exhibition showing work created by local people at the
centre, workshops for all ages and activities for families
and children. Refreshments available. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4685


TOWER BRIDGE SUMMER FAIR
Saturday 19 July
12 noon-4pm at Tower Bridge Primary School, Fair St; free
Activities for all ages including circus skills with SPLATS,
magician, balloon modeller and Unicorn Theatre drama
workshops. Plus bouncy castle, raffle, lucky dip, tombola,
splat the teacher, hoopla, hook a duck, arts and crafts,
Caribbean food, hot dogs, cake stall and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5022


INTERNATIONAL BRIGADES COMMEMORATION IN JUBILEE GARDENS
Saturday 19 July
1pm at Jubilee Gardens,  Belvedere Road
Annual International Brigade Memorial Trust commemoration
for the Spanish Civil War republican volunteers from Britain
and Ireland. Music, speeches and wreath-laying. The memorial
has been in Jubilee Gardens since 1985.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4135


OPEN AFTERNOON AT SIOBHAN DAVIES STUDIOS
Saturday 19 July
2pm-4pm at Siobhan Davies Studios, 85 St George's Road; free
Come and explore this RIBA award-winning dance company HQ.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4344


UNICORN YOUTH THEATRE IN THE PAVILION AT POTTERS FIELDS
Saturday 19 July
12.30pm & 3pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
Promenade performance by Unicorn Youth Theatre. The Unicorn
Youth Theatre is a year-round Unicorn outreach programme for
young people aged 10-16, living in Southwark or Tower
Hamlets. This outdoor performance is the end-of-term
performance for the Youth Theatre, especially created by the
young artists as a part of the London-wide Portavilions
project.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4768


COLOMBIANAMENTE - COLOMBIA COMES TO THE SOUTH BANK
Sunday 20 July
1pm-7pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Musicians, actors, circus performers, dancers, marching
bands and visual artists plus craft, food and drink stalls
bring a unique and amazing display of the sights and sounds
of Colombia to the South Bank. This event allows Londoners
to explore the richness and variety of Colombian culture and
aims to help end the often stereotypical representations of
Colombia. Family creative workshops culminate in a colourful
and vibrant procession. Part of the Coin Street Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4929

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Night Supervisor, Mercure London City Bankside Hotel

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 Magdalene Mysteries at Southwark Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3403

* The Frontline at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3400

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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

* Small change - local charities I can give it to?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91514
* Complementary therapy centre on London Road?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91503
* Driving Instructor - recommendations wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91500
* Old glossy magazines - any local groups want them?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91481
* Local filmmaker looking for quirky documentary ideas
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91426
* Rollerskating at Hungerford Car Park, Jubilee Gardens
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91416
* External decorations
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91407
* Thames thing near Blackfriars
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91373
* Dry Cleaning Fumes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91372
* Big grobags = temporary allotment
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91354
* New Bar on Bermondsey Street? (Fashion museum cafe)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91216
* Please tell me SE1 is a good place to live!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91157
* Con man - Guy's Hospital
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91103
* Ben Beber - Old Kent Road tailor on site of Tesco
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91094
* Skylon - should it return to the South Bank?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91055
* Dry Cleaner in SE1 near Waterloo or Upper Ground
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91020

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 }

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

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