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SE1 Direct 405: Festa! in The Cut & The Scoop open-air drama

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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 405

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

Monday 11 August 2008                         ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan & Co for VAT, payroll and bookkeeping
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies - 5 ads this week
* 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

* Original Shoreditch site of Shakespeare's Globe uncovered
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3451

* Weston Street flat fire: Old Bailey trial
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3450

* E&C man charged with murder of Bermondsey mother
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3449

* Balloons launch for Costcutter's Post Office in Borough
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3448

* London Dungeon to sue London Bridge Experience
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3447

* Woman dies in suspected arson attack - Weston Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3446

* Two convicted of decapitating Waterloo woman
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3445

* Green Party's Jenny Jones recovers from road accident
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3444

* Appeal for Tower Bridge Road collision witnesses
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3443

* Bermondsey Street Recall site development rejected again
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3441

* Jack Petchey awards 30,000 to SE1 United youth forum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3440

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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'.

INTERPRETATION OF LONDON BRIDGE EXHIBITION
Monday 11 August to Friday 5 September
at Hay's Galleria,  Tooley Street
Images from local photographers showing the London Bridge
area in a different light. Plus artists' impressions of
schemes to rejuvenate the local area planned by Team London
Bridge: Melior Street Gardens, Snowsfields, Weston Street
Plaza, and Shipwright Yard.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5072


HAPPY BUS PASS OUTING - MYSTERY DESTINATION
Wednesday 13 August
Meet 11am in garden at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Rd
Part of a regular series of outings for local Freedom Pass
holders. Everyone welcome. Please note it is a friendly
group not a formal organisation and people come at their own
risk. It is suggested that everyone brings a picnic 
If you cannot come on this outing but would like to be
involved in the future leave your contact details with 020
7928 9662 or email a.w.g@btconnect.com
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/venuemap/8/actioncentre


THE BLUE MARKET: WALKABOUT CONSULTATION
Wednesday 13, Thursday 14 & Saturday 16 August
Wed 1.15pm & 8pm; Thu 9am; Sat 2.45pm  
Borough-based environmental organisation Carbon Descent is
working with Southwark Council to run a series of 90-minute
walkabouts around The Blue (Southwark Park Road) to find out
what residents think about about their area. If you've got a
bright idea for the Blue, the walks are a chance to tell the
council your opinions and play a part in shaping its future.
Everyone who takes part will receive a free energy saving
light bulb and refreshments. To register your interest
contact Helen 020 7089 6970 or helenv@carbondescent.org.uk
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79512


MOBILE PHONE FILM-MAKING WORKSHOPS FOR 15-20 YEAR-OLDS
Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 August
2.30pm-6.30pm at Southwark Playhouse,  Shipwright Yard; free
Rewrite Film Festival is a mobile phone festival for young
people aged 15-20 run by Southwark Playhouse in partnership
with B3 Media and 18-year-old Street Geniuses Jade and
Ardilson. Find out more at this week's workshops.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5140


PETIT ROUGE: FREE OPEN-AIR THEATRE AT THE SCOOP
Wednesday 13 August to Sunday 7 September
Wed-Sun 6pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Free open-air theatre for all the family at The Scoop next
to City Hall. Everyone loves the story of Little Red Riding
Hood and this lively new family musical version from New
Orleans, based on Mike Artell's best-selling children's
book, will delight children and adults alike.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4704


ALSO CONTINUING - BLOOD WEDDING AT THE SCOOP
Until Sunday 7 September
Wed-Sun 8pm at The Scoop; free
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4703


GRAFFITI: UTOPIA OR A BIT BORING?
Friday 15 August
6.30-7.30pm at Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, Bankside; free
The debate starts here: is street art glorified vandalism or
a legitimate cultural movement? Evening Standard art critic
Ben Lewis argues that graffiti is a bit boring really, while
writer and critic Ossian Ward defends the genre. Come along
and decide where you stand.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5076


BAFTA SUMMER SHORTS: PICTURE AND SOUND
Friday 15 to Saturday 16 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. Movies and music are the inspiration behind this
collection of BAFTA winners and nominees.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5108


FESTA! BRAZILIAN THEATRE AND DANCE IN THE CUT
Saturday 16 August
5pm & 7.30pm at Young Vic, 66 The Cut; 7.50
Every year, Brazilians come together to celebrate
traditional stories of love and desire in exuberant festas
of theatre, dance and music. Starting on The Cut - which
will be closed to traffic - a carnival of song and dance
flows into the Young Vic where the myths, heroes and legends
of Brazil come to life. Led by Brazilian artists from London
and by Spetaculu of Rio de Janeiro, with almost 100
community members from Lambeth and Southwark. For ages 7+
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4751


THE BUILDINGS ARE ALIVE: NEW WORK BY LOCAL MUSICIANS
Saturday 16 August
11.30am-2pm at The Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall; free
A musical and multimedia response to the current Psycho
Buildings exhibition at The Hayward, curated and featuring
new work by The Culture Collective, a group of seven young
and emerging artists working with the London Sinfonietta,
and two members of SOWF's Street Genius initiative. The
event will include performances of music by John Cage, Tansy
Davies and Dai Fujikura by members of the London
Sinfonietta, an interactive sound installation, animations
and live broadcast streams. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5070


EVENT FOR DOG OWNERS IN SPA GARDENS, BERMONDSEY
Saturday 16 August
2pm-5pm at Spa Gardens, Grange Road; free
Southwark Community Wardens, in conjunction with the Parks
service, are hosting a series of events for local dog owners
to encourage responsible pet ownership. The event includes a
dog show and free micro-chipping. Plus plenty of other
stalls and activities. There will also be football training
sessions with Millwall Football Club for children and adults
alike.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5124


LONDON COMMUNITY GOSPEL CHOIR
Sunday 17 August
1.30pm at The Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall; free
Controversial, professional, energetic, inspiring and
spirit-filled, the choir give a lively performance, followed
by workshops, giving everyone the chance to join in.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5099


HISTORY OF ELEPHANT & CASTLE: LECTURE BY STEPHEN HUMPRHEY
Wednesday 20 August
2pm at the Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse
Buildings, Goswell Road EC1; 5 from 020 7553 3290 or 
Stephen Humphrey (Southwark Local History Library) is giving
a talk about the general history of the Elephant & Castle
with special reference to its heyday between about 1860 and
1940. He will discuss the Elephant and Castle public house,
many further pubs, churches and chapels, almshouses, music
halls and theatres, restaurants, local institutions and
events and famous local characters. 
Full details at http://www.sog.org.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Neighbourhood Centre Cleaners, Coin St Community Builders
* Business Liaison Manager, Better Bankside
* Treasurer, Waterloo Action Centre [volunteer]
* Concierge, Livingcity (Bermondsey Square)
* Caretaker/Handyman, Livingcity (Bermondsey Square)

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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{ 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

* STR Property Ltd - formerly of Tooley Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92915
* Need someone to build some floating bookcases
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92884
* Need someone to lay a vinyl floor
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92883
* mybase1 retail spaces, Southwark Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92821
* Knife adverts on London SE1 website
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92793
* Domestic cleaner recommendations wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92771
* Providence Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92738
* Can anyone recommend a local dental hygienist?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92735
* Recommendation to repair an old hob / fit a new one
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92731
* Wine Bar on Union Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92664
* Union Street Travelodge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92663
* Old printer to give away
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92611
* Bric a brac shop in Kennington - what's it called?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92560
* The London Bridge Experience & London Dungeon
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/92555

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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