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SE1 Direct 417: Remembrance Sunday & more local events

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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 417

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

Monday 3 November 2008                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* What's on this week
* November issue of 'in SE1'
* Local job vacancies
* Noticeboard: Free Olympic Volunteering Course
* 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

* Bermondsey estate agent Kalmars Residential ceases trading
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3588

* Elephant & Castle: tube station refurb cost is "final
major hurdle" to regeneration deal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3586

* 'Topping out' ceremony at new university building
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3587

* Design Museum could quit SE1 for Commonwealth Institute
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3585

* The Globe: a 10-year theatre experiment on Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3584

* Giant Lewis Hamilton portrait in Potters Fields Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3583

* Cross River Tram banner plan for Tooley Street offices
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3582

* Tabard After School Project says 'thank you'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3581

* Brangwyn's Southwark Cathedral print in LT Museum show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3580

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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'.

COMIC SHOW AT LONDON BRIDGE
Monday 3 November
8pm-10pm  at Borough Bar, 10 London Bridge Street; 8.50
from 020 7407 6962
Ian Stone (Headliner), Stephen Grant (Opener), Julian Deane
(Middle) and MC Dave Thompson.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5536


THEIR PAST YOUR FUTURE: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 3 November
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free
An archive of London 1941-1951 from London's Screen Archives
(116 min). 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 at the door.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5642


ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR IN WATERLOO - SPECIAL OPEN MEETING
Monday 3 November
7.30pm at St Andrew's Short Street,  Short Street
Octavia Hill Residents' Association is hosting a special
open meeting to discuss action to combat antisocial
behaviour near the London City Mission hostel in Webber
Street, problems associated with the bail hostel above
Premier Food & Wine in The Cut and issues with street
drinkers and beggars in The Cut.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5771


BAROQUE MUSIC PROMENADE CONCERT
Tuesday 4 November
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; 8 (conc 6);
children free - from 07723 339376
Rush Hour Concert: Baroque Bites music by Bach, Telemann,
Quantz and Vivaldi.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5795


OLD PHOTOGRAPHS: BEHIND THE SCENES
Wednesday 5 November
2pm-3pm  at Museum of the 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. Book your place on 020 7572 2210 or email
museum@rpsgb.org
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5233


NEW MUSIC FROM JAPAN AT TSURU, BANKSIDE
Wednesday 5 November
6.30pm-10pm  at Tsuru, 4 Canvey Street; free
Japanese songstress AYU will be performing her mixture of
layered loops & lyrical lo-fi laments at this free event
which specialises in showcasing the best of new Japanese
music. Sushi tasters, a wide selection of Japanese beers and
cocktails, plus fresh, hand-made sushi on the menu.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5798


BLACKFRIARS SETTLEMENT - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Thursday 6 November
3.30pm-5.45pm  at Blackfriars Settlement, 1-5 Rushworth
Street
Tips on how to deal with rising costs, performance by
Blackfriars Nightingales, AGM and presentations by the
settlement's various services and service users.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5751


FRENCH MARKET
Friday 7 November
all day at Lower Marsh
A French Market will visit Waterloo this week
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5802


WHO WANTS TO BE?
Friday 7 November
8pm-9.30pm  at Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street; 10
A dangerously spontaneous democratic game show which 'asks
the audience' to come up with ideas and then vote on what to
do with the 2,000 of box office takings.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5634


LORD MAYOR'S SHOW FIREWORKS DISPLAY
Saturday 8 November
5pm on the  River Thames; free
To mark the end of the Lord Mayor's Show in the City of
London and the beginning of a new mayoral year, the 681st
Lord Mayor - Ian Luder - will start a magnificent firework
display on the river Thames. The display is best viewed from
the South Bank between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars
Bridge It takes a team of eight pyrotechnicians two days to
set up more than half a tonne of giant fireworks, some of
which shoot over 600ft into the sky before exploding.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4545


SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIEUM
Saturday 8 November
4pm-10.30pm  at The Movieum of London, County Hall,
Westminster Bridge Road; 35
An evening of film, theatre, art and music in aid of The
Starlight Children's Charity. The screening room will be
running all afternoon presenting cult classics the Italian
Job, The Ipcress File, West Side Story, Tommy and Hair.
The Chamber Theatre Group will be performing 'The Amazing
Chaplino and his Violin of Renown,' a staged performance of
Chaplin and Keaton's classic sketch from 'Limelight' in the
County Hall chamber.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5509


DOCTOR ATOMIC: THE MET - LIVE IN HD AT BFI IMAX
Saturday 8 November
6pm at BFI IMAX,  Charlie Chaplin Walk; 25 (conc 18)
BFI IMAX brings live opera to the biggest screen in Britain
as it launches The Met: Live in HD in crystal-clear
high-definition. Ten productions in the Met's groundbreaking
series of live performance transmissions, beamed by
satellite from New York to cinemas worldwide, can be seen in
the heart of Waterloo. John Adams's contemporary masterpiece
explores a momentous episode of modern history: the creation
of the atomic bomb. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5541


1918-2008: NINETY YEARS OF REMEMBRANCE
Saturday 8 November
10am-4pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
Special family remembrance events as part of the BBC
Learning campaign to commemorate the ninetieth anniversary
of the Armistice. Throughout the day visitors can upload
personal First World War memorabilia to the BBC online
remembrance wall, make their own poppy of remembrance and
experience what life was like during the war years by
meeting characters from the past.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5654


BOROUGH REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY
Saturday 8 November
10.50am at Borough War Memorial,  Borough High Street
Annual observance of the two minute silence in memory of the
dead of the two World Wars. St George the Martyr and
Precious Blood clergy lead short outdoor service at the
memorial outside the Slug & Lettuce in Borough High Street.
Followed by laying of wreaths by Borough organisations. All
welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5793


REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY
Sunday 9 November
11am at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
A remembrance ceremony will be held in the atrium with the
Last Post sounded by a sea cadet, followed by a two-minute
silence. There will then be a recital on the Western Front
violin. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5619


HOPE IN A TIME OF WAR: A RELIGIOUS PERSPECTIVE ON
PEACEMAKING
Sunday 9 November
2pm at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
Revd Kathy Galloway, leader of the Iona Community, will give
the annual Peace Lecture, organised by the Movement for the
Abolition of War.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5655


ACT OF REMEMBRANCE AT SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL
Sunday 9 November
12.30pm at Soviet War Memorial, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth
Park,  Lambeth Road
The Mayor of Southwark, representatives of CIS embassies,
veterans belonging to the Royal British Legion and other
organisations gather at the Soviet War Memorial next to the
Imperial War Museum for this annual act of remembrance and
wreath-laying.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5782


SHAD THAMES RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION OPEN MEETING
Monday 10 November
7.30pm-9pm  at The Bridge House, 218 Tower Bridge Road
Welcome by Julian Griffiths, chair, STRA Core Group and Cllr
Eliza Mann who will be pleased to answer your questions. Tim
Walker from Southwark Council will explain the Shad Thames
controlled parking zone (CPZ) consultation. And Stephen
Cornford will provide an update on winter events in Potters
Fields Park.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5736


THE COLOUR OF MONEY: NEW ITV1 SHOW WITH CHRIS TARRANT
Friday 21 to Tuesday 25 November
1.30pm & 6.15pm at the London Studios, Upper Ground; free
Be part of the audience for this new primetime ITV1 show
where all contestants have to do is hold their nerve in
order to win a life-changing amount of money.
For free tickets visit 
http://www.lostintv.com/tv_show.cfm?content_type_id=125
or call 020 8530 8100.

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{ November issue of 'in SE1' }

The November issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
out now. Pick up a copy at more than 75 locations across the
area, or download a PDF from http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Personal Assistant required to support an Autistic child 

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 }

Short news items from local organisations


FREE OLYMPIC VOLUNTEERING COURSE
Would like to become a 2012 Olympic Volunteer? Do you want
to gain a Level One Qualification? Are you looking for work
or further training?

Personal Best is a free 8 week course (running 3 days each
week) starting on the 10th November offering a qualification
in Volunteering with jobsearch and CV support offered.
Free travel, childcare and lunch provided.

Register now or call for more info
Teresa Marshall
teresa.marshall@pecan.org.uk
020 7940 8250 or 07870 180 246
Venue: 71-73 County St, SE1 4AD

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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

* Dog day care / creche
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98830
* Armed response unit on Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98777
* New boutique on Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98747
* Pizza Express offer
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98746
* London Road wipeout
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98685
* Anyone going to Ikea soon?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98646
* Recommendations for Party Venues...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98588
* BYO Restaurant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98575
* New Year's Eve - restaurant suggestions wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98504
* Boarding buses
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98503
* House prices continue to rise
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/98488

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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