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SE1 Direct 404: Your weekly local events guide

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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 404

About this email newsletter: http://www.SE1direct.co.uk
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Monday 4 August 2008                          ISSN 1750-0656

Welcome to a slightly shorter newsletter than usual.

Due to holidays this mailing was prepared last week.

Apologies to anyone who has submitted listings information
since last Tuesday. Normal service will be resumed shortly!

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news
* Advert: Brand new office space in London Bridge SE1
* What's on this week
* London SE1 Forum

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{ Local news }

IMPORTANT NOTE
This mailing was loaded onto our system nearly a week ago,
so it doesn't include the very latest local news & features.

For the very latest visit http://www.london-se1.co.uk now!

Some other stories you may have missed...
 
* Berkeley Homes wins St Olave's Tooley Street hotel appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3439

* Street Geniuses bring new flair to South Bank & Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3437

* London Eye Mystery voted top book by Southwark kids
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3436

* Team London Bridge: business improvement district renamed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3435

* The Mikado at Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3438

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{ Advert }

Brand new office space in London Bridge SE1 available for
letting

The offices are very secure, in a very trendy part of town
(just off Bermondsey Street) partly furnished with desks and
CAT5, telephone etc connections and approx 650+ square feet.
The space is in the basement and very airy with a light
well, with separate and secure CCTV access. Must be seen and
available now inclusive of all bills except telephones at
only £950 + VAT per calendar month. Available NOW!

Short walk from London Bridge station and close to cafes and
restaurants.

For more information please contact Bernadette on 020 7403
1500 or bernadette.teuma@elanand.co.uk

Venue: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/places/elan-meeting-rooms

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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'.

STREET THEATRE AROUND LONDON BRIDGE
If you're around around Potters Fields Park, Tooley Street
and London Bridge City Pier from today till the end of the
month watch out for 6ft white rabbits, members of the public
airing their 'interesting' views on soapboxes, ballroom
dancers and a few other surprises courtesy of Team London
Bridge (new name for London Bridge BID) and Southwark
Playhouse.
http://www.teamlondonbridge.co.uk


DR BIKE IN WATERLOO - FREE BASIC BICYCLE SERVICING
Tuesday 5 August
5pm-7pm outside James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo
Road; free
Free quick bike service including brakes, tyres and gears.
Sessions run by Lambeth Council monthly in the plaza outside
James Clerk Maxwell Building near the BFI IMAX.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4395


GUY FOX DROP-IN AND DRAW WORKSHOP - EVENT FOR LOCAL CHILDREN
Wednesday 6 August
11am-2.30pm at Macaulay B Studio, Tate Modern, Bankside;
free
Draw a picture for the next edition of the Guy Fox Family
Newsletter. Adults must be accompanied by children.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4903


SOLACE CHARITY WINE TASTING IN BERMONDSEY STREET
Wednesday 6 August
6pm-8pm  at International Wine & Spirit Centre, 39-45
Bermondsey Street; £30 including wines, nibbles and fun 
Charity wine tasting in aid of Solace (Camden Women's Aid).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5036


LAMBETH'S LINKS WITH PHARMACY: BEHIND THE SCENES
Wednesday 6 August
2pm-3pm at Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, 1
Lambeth High Street; free
The Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great
Britain is holding a series of sessions to encourage people
from the local community to get up close to the museum's
collection. Ten sessions will be hosted from August through
to December with a new theme each month. Book now: 020 7572
2210 or email museum@rpsgb.org
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5104


STREET ART IN DIFFERENT CITIES: FREE TALK AT TATE MODERN
Friday 8 August
6.30pm-7.30pm Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, Bankside; free
Author Tristan Manco has travelled the world to find
outstanding pieces of street art. At this talk he presents
his favourite works from Brazil and beyond. Also writer and
curator Rafael Schacter talks about Madrid-based street
artists Nano4814 and 3TTMan, whose work you can see on the
Street Art walking tour around Bankside.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5075


TEAM READ - CHILDREN'S OBSTACLE COURSE AT WATERLOO LIBRARY
Friday 8 August
2.30pm-4pm  at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh
For one day only Waterloo Library will be turned into an
obstacle course for children aged 4 to 12. Lots of fun games
and a prize for the winning team. Part of the Team Read
Summer Reading Challenge. Booking essential on 020 7 926
8750 or smales@lambeth.gov.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5087


BAFTA SUMMER SHORTS: WOMEN'S WORK PROJECTED ON SOUTH BANK
Friday 8 to Saturday 9 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. This programme showcases some of the best BAFTA
shorts directed by women.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5107


LONDON POETRY FESTIVAL 
Friday 8 to Monday 11 August
approx 7.30pm-10.30pm at St John's Waterloo; £6 (conc £4)
As its signature presentation the 4th London Poetry Festival
will present this year's five Poets in Residence in all four
of the evening events. The poets are: Anjan Saha
(Hammersmith), Claire Askew (Edinburgh), Helen Long
(Tunbridge Wells), Nnorom Azuonye (Thamesmead) and Sharon
Harriot (Wimbledon). People may read their works on the
Festival website. There is an open mic slot every evening
for young poets to read. Each evening concludes with a music
session.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5122


SATURDAY PARENT & TODDLER GROUP
Saturday 9 August
10am-12.30pm  at Bermondsey Village Hall,  Kirby Grove; free
A chance to meet local parents and children. Free and open
to all. Funded by SureStart.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5083


THRILLS AND SPILLS DAY ON THE SOUTH BANK
Saturday 9 August
12 noon-6.30pm at National Theatre, South Bank; free
Theatre Square will be packed with family-friendly
installations for all ages. Part of Watch This Space.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5110


YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL, WOMAN!
Saturday 9 August
1pm-6pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free;
booking essential urbeautifulwoman@gmail.com
Celebrating black female beauty in all its forms - fashion,
hair, beauty, fitness and more. Mini-treatments, speakers,
stalls and networking.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5116

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{ London SE1 Forum }

Visit http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum for lively debate,
including these topics and many more:
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* Carpet fitter and laminate floor fitter
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92400
* Car part exchange
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92375
* People injecting in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92338

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