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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 403

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

Monday 28 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
* Great reader offers in the August issue of 'in SE1'
* 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

* Elephant & Castle and Lambeth North tube staff on strike
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3430

* Dover Castle pub fined 20k after falling window hits baby
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3429

* Princess Anne opens community kitchen at Downside Fisher
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3428

* Cross River Tram campaigners launch petition to Boris
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3431

* Borough's Crown Post Office closes as Costcutter opens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3426

* Lambeth OKs Waterloo towers; "unacceptable" says Boris
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3425

* Jam Factory garden could be open to public
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3424

* Bermondsey Street Festival: 7 weeks to go - can you help?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3432

* Go-ahead for Eveline Lowe Primary School expansion
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3423

* David Idowu's family march from Great Dover Street to
Downing Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3422

* World bishops at Lambeth Palace for anti-poverty rally
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3427

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{ Advert: Solicitors, London Bridge }

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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'.

LIFE'S A BEACH: SOUTH BANK FORESHORE EVENT
Monday 28 July
3pm-6pm at Festival Beach, Festival Riverside; free
Join conservation experts from Thames 21 on Festival Beach
below the Royal Festival Hall as they cast fishing nets into
the Thames and demonstrate the diverse wildlife of the
river. Take part in art and craft, and sculpture workshops
using found materials. Bring a picnic and enjoy the
fascinating sights and sounds of the river. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4825


SE1 UNITED SPORTS DAY 
Tuesday 29 July
12 noon-6pm at Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane; free
The Youth Forum SE1 United is holding its annual Sports Day
which will be attended by more than 800 young people from
youth clubs, schools, and youth forums from Lambeth and
Southwark. There will be a football tournament, African mask
making, tennis taster sessions, facepainting, a climbing
wall, two large inflatables, basketball workshops, a West
Indian BBQ, T-shirt making and community stalls.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5071


OPEN DAY AT BANKSIDE COMMUNITY SPACE - NEW VENUE FOR HIRE
Wednesday 30 July
9am-5pm at Bankside Community Space, Great Guildford Street
If you'd like to find out more this new meeting room
available for hire, feel free to pop in any time. A glass of
wine and refreshments will be served at 4pm and Rachel
Fitzgerald will be pleased to welcome you to the space,
explain the charging structure and show you the facilities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5054


MALAYSIA WEEK IN POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Wednesday 30 July to Sunday 3 August
11am-9pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
Potters Fields Park is transformed into a tropical kingdom
with the sights, sounds and flavours of far-away Malaysia.
Showcasing Malaysia's rich heritage of culture and
traditions, music and dances, colourful fashions, arts and
crafts, new films as well as exotic foods and fresh fruits.
Plus an opportunity to win flights to Malaysia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4926


PLAYOUT IN ARCHBISHOP'S PARK WITH THE WOODCRAFT FOLK
Wednesday 30 July
12 noon-2pm  at Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane; free
A Woodcraft Folk project to encourage children and young
people to enjoy the benefits of playing out in a safe
environment and to make local green spaces more accessible
through co-operative play, arts and crafts and other
creative activities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5078


NEW MUSIC FROM JAPAN AT BANKSIDE'S TSURU RESTAURANT
Wednesday 30 July
at Tsuru, 4 Canvey Street
Featuring a live set from London-based Japanese band Dobly
and airplay from released and emerging Japanese musicians.
Sushi tasters from 6pm. Sake cocktail menu and Ippin Ryouri
(Japanese tapas).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5055


BERMONDSEY'S BLITZ WALK
Wednesday 30 July
7.15pm at London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill exit;
1.50
Neil Bright leads a walk recalling the Second World War.
Meet at London Bridge Station's Tooley Street exit near the
London Dungeon. Walk leaves at 7.30pm. A Rotherhithe and
Bermondsey Local History Group event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4787


SLOW FOOD MARKET ON THE SOUTH BANK
Thursday 31 July to Sunday 3 August
10am-6pm at Southbank Centre Square,  Belvedere Road
Enjoy a feast of food from all over the world as the Slow
Food Market returns to the South Bank after its visits at
Christmas and in May. More than 30 food stalls provide the
best in seasonal fruit and vegetables, ethically sourced
fresh and preserved food, and sustainably produced craft
products. Stalls include Minghella Ice Creams from the Isle
of Wight. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5048


BLOOD WEDDING: FREE OPEN AIR THEATRE IN THE SCOOP
Thursday 31 July to Sunday 7 September
Wed-Sun (Thu-Sun this week) 8pm at The Scoop,  More London
Riverside; free
Free open-air drama at The Scoop. By Federico Garcia Lorca.
unique chance to experience one of the twentieth century's
most powerful plays in a version by the celebrated poet Ted
Hughes that is much admired for the way it captures the
spirit and letter of the original Spanish.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4703


AFTERNOON TEA WITH BOOKS
Friday 1 August
1pm-2pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High St; free
Come and discuss your favourite author or book. Coffee and
tea will be provided.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5056


THE HISTORY OF STREET ART
Friday 1 August
6.30pm-7.30pm  at Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern,  Bankside;
free
As the Tate's Street Art show draws to an end, street art
legend Blek Le Rat tells the story of street art and talks
about how New York graffiti inspired him. One of the first
artists to have an impact on the European scene, he
pioneered the stencil style which has influenced many,
notably Banksy. Plus street artist Rough gives an insight
into the underground world of graffiti in the UK. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5074


BAFTA SUMMER SHORTS: WILD IMAGINATION - NATIONAL THEATRE
Friday 1 & Saturday 2 August
9.30pm at Flytower, National Theatre,  South Bank; free
Free late-night open-air film screenings. A contemporary
selection of BAFTA nominated and award winning short films
and animation will be projected onto the National Theatre's
flytower. A weird and wonderful celebration of the wild
imagination. Includes short film directed by Stephen Daldry.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5106


CARNAVAL DEL PUEBLO - PARADE FROM ELEPHANT TO BURGESS PARK
Sunday 3 August
Parade leaves E&C 12 noon; Burgess Park event 10am-10pm;
free
Annual Latin America extravaganza in Burgess Park.
The event will kick off at midday with a lively and
colourful procession from Elephant and Castle to Burgess
Park via Walworth Road, Camberwell Road and Albany Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4650


TOCA TANGO FUERA AT ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
Sunday 3 August
1pm-7pm  at Festival Terrace, Royal Festival Hall; free
Come and join an outside milonga and dance the Argentine
tango overlooking the river Thames with Jenney Surelia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5088

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{ Great reader offers in the August issue of 'in SE1' }

The August issue of our monthly printed what's on guide will
hit the streets in a few days' time. 

If you can't wait till then, you can grab an electronic copy
right now at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

Turn to page 7 for a "kids go free" offer for The Movieum at
County Hall and a free cup of tea when you buy a cake at
Southwark Cathedral Refectory.

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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

* Crimscott Street - what was happening at the weekend?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92316
* Simon The Tanner Pub sold again
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92281
* Home composting?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92279
* Looking for an electrician
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92269
* Dramatic increase in water pressure
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92246
* Antenatal classes in the area?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92237
* Lazy bar in Tanner Street - why has it closed?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92235
* Cider Fest at the Southwark Tavern
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92193
* Digging up The Cut?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92138
* Running/jogging in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92084
* Best Place for a Guinness?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92054
* Lovage Indian Restaurant - anyone been yet?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92040
* New cafe in Lant Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92027
* Bermondsey Street to be dug up... AGAIN
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91984
* Recall site on Bermondsey Street: planning committee Tue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91947
* Problems with Southwark Environmental Services?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/91944

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 }

* Better Bankside website review & optimisation
* Office space required - September
 
Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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