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SE1 Direct 415: Apple Day, Arm Wrestling & more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 415

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

Monday 20 October 2008                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Deep Tissue Remedial Massage
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies: 4 ads this week
* Noticeboard: sailing courses and LGBT art competition
* 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

* Shakespeare's Globe begins repairs to thatched roof
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3564

* Princess Anne on South Bank for graduation ceremony
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3563

* Work starts on new Walworth Academy near Old Kent Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3560

* Guy's & St Thomas' rating falls from 'excellent' to 'good'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3559

* Brisket Restaurant near Southwark Bridge opens again 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3562

* Tower Bridge Road dentist helps Cambodian street children
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3561

* Man knocked unconscious in London Bridge Station assault
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3558

* Boris: hotel plan for old Lying-In Hospital is too tall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3557

* Tate Modern Turbine Hall becomes 200-bed shelter
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3552

* St Thomas' nurse is 'dignity champion' for older people
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3556

* Waterloo's Fire Station bar in blocked pavement row
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3555

* Hundreds at St John's for farewell to Canon Richard Truss
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3554

* Paddington Bear visits South Bank on 50th birthday
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3553

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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'.

MILLENNIUM BRIDGE DAYTIME CLOSURE THIS WEEK
Monday 20 to Friday 24 October
This week the Millennium Bridge will be closed every day
between 10am and 4pm so that an inspection can be carried
out. The deck will be lifted to allow inspection of all
parts of the structure. Specialist rope access teams and
inspection engineers will climb out on the towers, cables
and bridge piers to inspect the bridge. A survey team will
also check the profile of the support cables. At the same
time as the structural inspection, an electrical inspection
will be carried out, the bridge will be cleaned and some
surveying and maintenance work will be done. The bridge is
owned and maintained at no cost to taxpayer by the City of
London Corporation as trustee.
Info: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/places/millennium-bridge


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM: AUTUMN OPEN FORUM
Monday 20 October
6.30pm-8.30pm at Bankside Community Space, Bankside 3,
Great Guildford Street
Come along and hear the latest from Tate on their Bankside
development plans, followed by a short Q&A. Find out about
the special residents' offer that BRF has negotiated with
car clubs Zipcar and Streetcar. There'll also be a
development update where you can find out the latest on
what's happening in the area and give feedback about issues
you've noticed out and about in Bankside.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5652


YOUR LINE OR MINE? SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE SECRETS
Tuesday 21 October
1pm at Southwark Playhouse,  Shipwright Yard; 5 inc food
Your show, Your Line Your choice. "Your Line or Mine?" is a
fast-paced, laugh-a-minute, rapturous improvised comedy
show. The performers interact directly with the audience and
create comedy out of whatever is on the audiences' minds:
current affairs, politics, movies, music and darn right
inexplicably extravagant suggestions! Doors open at 1pm,
performance begins at 1.15pm and will last no longer than 40
minutes.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5607


EASYHOTEL IN WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD & WATERLOO OFFICE BLOCK
Wednesday 22 October
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of Waterloo Community Development
Group. Hear developers present their plans and contribute to
the debate. This month there is a chance to hear about
easyHotel's plans for the former Lambeth Building Society
HQ. Plus a presentation on HKR Architects' designs for
268-282 Waterloo Road where a new GBP 12 million 7-storey
building, with retail at ground floor and offices above, is
proposed by ORM.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3724


PAUL O'GRADY BOOK SIGNING AT FOYLES ON THE SOUTH BANK
Thursday 23 October
12.30pm-1.30pm  at Foyles, Festival Riverside, Royal
Festival Hall
Paul O'Grady will be signing copies of At My Mother's Knee
at Foyles on the South Bank. His only London booksigning.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5714


THE BIG DRAW AND JERWOOD DRAWING PRIZE
Thursday 23 October
2.30pm-5pm  at Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street; free
A special afternoon of drawing activities where the public
will have the chance to join artists from the Jerwood
Drawing Prize 2008 including Annabel Dover, Andrew Penketh
and Ben Coode-Adams. They will be providing inspiration for
all visitors to get drawing with fun activities and talks
about their work. This event will be suitable for all ages
and abilities and will also be of interest to both artists
and students with a particular interest in drawing. To book
a place please email: sarah.williams@jerwoodspace.co.uk or
call: 020 7654 0171 or just turn up.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5521


ORIGINAL POLITICS: THEO CROSBY FELLOWSHIP LECTURE
Thursday 23 October
7pm at Shakespeare's Globe,  New Globe Walk; 12 (conc 10)
Andrew Gurr, Professor Emeritus of English at the University
of Reading and former Director of Research at Shakespeare's
Globe is a leading theatre historian of the Shakespeare
period and was instrumental in the research behind the
building of the new Globe. In his lecture he will discuss
the complex politics of late Elizabethan England and how
Shakespeare and the King's Men's first indoor playhouse grew
out of the struggle between the government of the country
and that of London.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5594


AFRICA FASHION SHOW AT BEORMUND CENTRE
Friday 24 October
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Beormund Community Centre, 177 Abbey
Street; free
A colourful and vibrant fashion show presenting the textile
costumes of the Southwark based students who regularly
attend the Beormund African Fashion and Textile course.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5701


LONDON AQUARIUM: HALF PRICE HALF TERM 
Saturday 25 October to Sunday 2 November
The aquarium at County Hall on the South Bank will be
extending its opening hours during half term week and
9.30am-10.30am and 4pm-7pm visitors who book online can
enter for half the normal price.
Online booking: http://www.londonaquarium.co.uk


FAMILY CONCERT AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Saturday 25 October
10.30am-12.30pm  at Emma Cons Hall, Morley College, 61
Westminster Bridge Road; 9 (children 6; group [2 adults &
2 children] 20)
Morley College's long-standing series of concerts for adults
and children of all ages. Southwark Concert Band: This local
band makes music fun, especially for the little ones.
Gotitas de Sabor: Southwark's Colombian children in a newly
formed dance group performing their first family concert at
Morley.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5246


AIDA AT ST JOHN'S WATERLOO
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 October
Sat 7.15pm & Sun 3pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road;
15 (conc 12) from 020 7652 0070
Concert performances of Verdi's Aida with Midsummer Opera.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5148


THE BIG DRAW AT MUSEUM OF THE ROYAL PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY
Saturday 25 October
10.30am-4pm  at Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great
Britain, 1 Lambeth High Street; free
A one-day event for anyone and everyone to come along and
have fun drawing.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5520


APPLE DAY AT BOROUGH MARKET & SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Sunday 26 October
11am-5pm  at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
Borough Market, The Lions part theatre company and Southwark
Cathedral are uniting this year to celebrate Apple Day. The
Cathedral will be marking Apple Day in the Choral Eucharist
at 11am. Together with Borough Market stallholders the
Flower Guild at the Cathedral will deck the Cathedral with
special displays using apples and market produce. The
Eucharist is open to everyone and will be followed by apple
games (including apple-bobbing) in the Churchyard with the
Ministry of Fun. The Refectory will be celebrating Apple Day
with an apple-y menu. The Lions part will perform their
annual October Plenty harvest celebration, mixing ancient
seasonal customs and theatre with contemporary festivity
(see below). Traders will be at Borough Market from 11am and
will remain open until 5pm. Apples, cider and apple juice,
apple cakes and pies and lots more autumnal treats will be
available. Music and festivities in celebration of apples
and autumn will be taking place throughout the day.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4904


OCTOBER PLENTY - SEASONAL FESTIVITIES ON BANKSIDE
Sunday 26 October
Starts 12 noon at Bankside Pier,  Bankside; free
October Plenty is an Autumn harvest celebration held
annually in Southwark. Beginning on the Bankside, by
Shakespeare's Globe, October Plenty mixes ancient seasonal
customs and theatre with contemporary festivity. October
Plenty is a collective celebration of the seasons, weather
and food, in a public place, with access to everyone. The
event is free, and happens whatever the weather. See also
Apple Day listing above.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4664


SE1 FORUM CIDER-MAKING AT SURREY DOCKS FARM
Sunday 26 October
Members of the SE1 forum have one again got together to make
their own cider. Join them for a day of apple-pressing at
the riverside Surrey Docks Farm in Rotherhithe. A fun day
out for all the family.
Info: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/4/86316/page=5
Map: http://snipr.com/surreydocksfarm


HARVEST SERVICE AT BOROUGH WELSH CHAPEL
Sunday 26 October
3pm at Welsh Chapel, 90 Southwark Bridge Road
Harvest service followed by tea.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5645


LITTLE DORRIT ON BBC ONE
Starts Sunday 26 October
8pm on BBC One
New adaptation of Dickens' Southwark-based novel by Andrew
Davies. The story features Marshalsea Prison and the church
of St George the Martyr.
Info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/littledorrit/


A GHOST WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Monday 27 October
Meet 7pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
7 (conc 5); no advance booking
With John Constable, author of Secret Bankside - Walks In
The Outlaw Borough. This popular annual walk takes in
haunted pubs, a Borough magician, a female gladiator, Cross
Bones Graveyard and the spookiest stretch of the Thames. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5393


*** ADVANCE NOTICE **  - REGISTER NOW

TAKE PART IN ARM-WRESTLING WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT 
Thursday 13 November
1pm-2pm at Potters Fields Park, Tooley Street
Bulldog Gin is staging a world record breaking attempt at
the largest number of people arm wrestling in one place and
at one time. The event will be witnessed by a representative
of Guinness World Records. More than 200 participants will
gather in Potters Fields Park to flex their muscles. Seated
across a long table opposite their opponent, participants
will be asked to roll up their sleeve and demonstrate
strength, mental agility, endurance and technique to outwit
their partner and take on the next.

** If you'd like to take part, send an email to
armwrestling@london-se1.co.uk (with name, email address and
telephone number) and the organisers will send you an
e-ticket. ** 

Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5750

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Reception/Admin, Jonathan Bailey Associates
* Technician, London Centre of Contemporary Music
* Concierge, Livingcity, Bermondsey Square
* Personal Assistant, home of local priest

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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{ Noticeboard }

HELLO SAILORS - DISCOUNTED RYA DAY SKIPPER COURSE
Fancy chartering a yacht? In that case you need your RYA Day
Skipper Course theory and ADI Centre, 218 Lambeth Road, SE1,
is offering a massive discount with First Class Sailing.
Just say you are a friend of ADI Centre and Abigail Tripp.
Book NOW, course starts on Wednesday 29th October at 6.30pm
and is every Wednesday with exams on 13th and 14th December.
To book your discounted place contact First Class Sailing
0845 873 3064, bookings@firstclasssailing.com or
www.firstclasssailing.com and for more information on ADI
Centre contact Eva Henry, 020 7928 6160 or
playltd@btconnect.com


ART COMPETITION: LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS HISTORY MONTH
Southwark LGBT network has launched a competition that
encourages young people in Southwark to create a piece of
art that looks at and demonstrates the positive
contributions that members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and
trans (LGBT) community make. The competition is open to all
young people aged 11-25 and people can enter as a youth
group, a class from a school or college or as individuals. A
selection of entries will be displayed in an exhibition at
the Menier Gallery in Southwark Street in February. 
Full details at http://www.southwark-lgbt.org

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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

* Beggars around Waterloo & Borough
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97927
* Ideas wanted for pub crawl near Southwark/Waterloo tube
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97898
* Cat that used to live near The Hartley 
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97876
* Communal areas of council properties
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/97860
* Anyone know a double bass player?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97848
* Buying a flat in Bermondsey Square - info needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/97825
* Costcutter Great Dover St: full card numbers on receipt
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97763
* Calling all freeholders of Southwark Council properties
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/97733
* Breeze blocks - anyone want them?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97713
* Party wall surveyor wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97659
* Bermondsey Square Cinema - when's it opening?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97636
* Fire Station and the pavement - what do you think?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97610
* Tabard (Empire) Square research by student
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97589
* Training facilities wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/97544
* Moving an interior wall
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97453
* Critical Mass 
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97451
* B and B in Waterloo - ideas wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97422
* Looking for a Cozy Coffee Shop
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/97413

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 }

* Training facilities wanted
* Looking for business property on Borough High Street
* Space needed 6-9am for yoga

Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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