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SE1 Direct 432: Fairtrade fun day on the South Bank & more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 432

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

Monday 16 February 2009                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Prestige Dry Cleaners
* What's on this week
* Job vacancies: two opportunities this week
* Noticeboard
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* 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

* Friday 13th at London Bridge: zombies, police and snappers
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3744

* "Dreadful" service on buses 1 & 78: Val Shawcross reports
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3743

* 23-storey Black Prince Road tower rejected by Lambeth
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3742

* New street trees in the Borough funded by Mayor of London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3741

* Pavement drinking banned at Fire Station bar in Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3740

* Mark Wallinger installs mirrored 'Tardis' at The Hayward
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3739

* Folding bike hire service for Waterloo commuters
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3738

* Shunt plans Bermondsey Street theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3737

* Hannibal House nearly full boasts E&C landlord
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3736

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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'.

HALF TERM EVENTS IN CLORE BALLROOM AT ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
There are some great free events in the Clore Ballroom at
the RFH this week as part of the Imagine children's
literature festival. See
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/at/135/festival-hall

Lots more great half term events across SE1:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/types/family


ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
Tuesday 17 to Saturday 21 February
Tue/Wed/Fri Sat 11am-3pm at Hankey Hall,  Hankey Place
A week of free art workshops for children and young people
during February half-term, using a range of creative
techniques including drawing, collage, painting,
mono-printing and creative writing.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6370


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 18 February
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for people who live in Riverside, Grange & South
Bermondsey wards. This year's Cleaner, Greener, Safer scheme
will be launched: this is yout chance to submit an idea that
could make Bermondsey a better place. Launch of the new
Bermondsey Youth Directory, plus an update from the Salmon
Youth Centre. Learn about what your local police and
community wardens have been doing.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6191


RUSH HOUR CONCERT: FREE CLASSICAL MUSIC IN WATERLOO
Thursday 19 February
6pm-7.15pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free concert with the Southbank Sinfonia.
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts)
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6209


ROB SMITH: ARTIST TALK AT SIOBHAN DAVIES STUDIOS
Friday 20 February
7pm-8pm  at Siobhan Davies Studios, 85 St George's Road;
free; Email info@siobhandavies.com to reserve a place
Rob Smith presents and discusses his new work 1440frames
with artist David Cotterrell and choreographer Siobhan
Davies. Condensing a panoramic view of a six-hour rehearsal
into a one-minute animation 1440frames (2008) captures a
view of Siobhan Davies' new work The Collection.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6386


FAMILY CONCERT AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Saturday 21 February
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. Ah! You Sitting, Comfortably and
Poco Flamenco. Each concert is in two parts combining music
and dance with a drinks break in the middle. Suitable for
all ages.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5248


WACOCO COFFEE MORNING
Saturday 21 February
11am-1pm  at ADI Centre, 218 Lambeth Road; free
Come along for a coffee or a cup of tea and find out more
about the South Bank Forum, WaCoCo (Waterloo Community
Coalition) and local community groups. Find out how to raise
issues at the forum and meet local people running all sorts
of community projects. Have a tour of ADi centre, music
studio, dance studio and computer suite, share your ideas
about what you would like to see happening at ADi and sign
up for a discount on hiring the space.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6379


ASSASSINATION OF PARIS HILTON: SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE SECRETS
Saturday 21 February
9pm at Southwark Playhouse, wShipwright Yard; £5
In a trendy Hollywood night club, three young women gossip
and scheme. Meanwhile, two others plan to kill the girl they
love to hate, and come to learn something about their own
relationship. The piece will be performed site-specifically
in the ladies' toilets and bar, after which the company will
host a dance club party in full Paris style.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6255


ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET, GO FAIRTRADE! FAMILY FUN DAY
Sunday 22 February
11am-4pm on riverside walkway near Gabriel's Wharf, South
Bank; free
Join team Fairtrade for a family fun day featuring funfair
games, rowing machines, space hopper races and race bike
simulators. A chance for visitors to meet the farmers and
workers behind the products, and learn first-hand the
difference that Fairtrade is making to their communities
Organized by the Fairtrade Foundation and backed by
organizations, charities and businesses that support or sell
Fairtrade products, the day will give visitors the
opportunity to sample and buy some of the 4,500 Fairtrade
items now certified and find out more about trade justice
campaigns.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6261


LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY
Sunday 22 February
From 1pm at Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street;
£5 day cover charge or £3 for one film
Roxy Bar & Screen continues to host its classic Sunday
cinema double and treble-bills with the Lord of the Rings
trilogy all in one day. Starting at 1pm, Roxy will be
showing all three with short breaks and aiming to finish
around 11.30pm. Can you handle it? Roasts, beer and coffees
will be available to sustain middle earth all day... * 1pm
Fellowship of the Ring * 4.30pm The Two Towers * 8pm Return
of the King 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6342


Advance notice
ANY QUESTIONS? BOOK TICKETS NOW FOR RADIO 4 BROADCAST
Friday 20 March
6.45pm-9pm at Franklin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford
Street; free; booking essential
To celebrate the centenary of King's College London
Students' Union, BBC Radio 4's Any Questions? will be
broadcast from King's Waterloo Campus. Members of the local
community are invited to join the audience and put questions
to the panel. Click the link below to find out how to book
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6293

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Environmental Volunteering & Education Co-ordinator, BOST
* Assistant Yard Manager/Instructor, Vauxhall City Farm 

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 announcements from local organisations

FREE STREETDANCE AT ADI WITH BRUK OUT ON WEDNESDAYS AT 6PM
Bruk Out and ADi are offering FREE Streetdance sessions for
young people aged 13+ on Wednesday 6pm to 8pm. The tutor is
a dance professional from Bruk Out, his name is Everton and
he has worked with young people in Waterloo before, through
SE1 United and SAZ. Book your place with Eva Henry, ADi
centre manager on 020 7928 6160 or playltd@btconnect.com or
come to ADi Centre, 218 Lambeth Road, SE1 7JY on Wednesday
at 6pm.


ADI MUSIC STUDIO RE-OPENS FOR 3 DAY MUSIC WORKSHOP
Work with professional song writers and composers and
produce your own CD in the ADi music studio. FREE for young
people aged 10+ on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 1pm to
8pm. Come and play keyboards, ukuleles and shaky eggs and
then lay down a track. Contact Pippa Tennant on 07815 146
751 or come to ADi centre on Wednesday at 1pm to sign up.
ADi Centre, 218 Lambeth Road, SE1 7JY.


NEW CREATIVE DRAMA CLASS ON SATURDAY MORNINGS
Led by a highly experienced theatre professional from In
Toto Theatre at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre. Children
can take part in drama games, improvisations, dressing up
and storytelling fun. Plus invitations to take part in
participatory arts projects throughout the year
4 to 5 yrs: 10.30am–11.30am £5 (conc £2.50)
7 to 9 yrs: 11.45am–1.15pm £6 (conc £3)
Telephone Coin St Helpdesk to reserve a place: 
020 7261 1600. To speak to teacher about class itself,
please contact In Toto Theatre on 020 7261 1515
http://www.in-tototheatre.co.uk


TOOLS FOR THE TERRIFIED! WATERLOO DIY WORKSHOPS IN MARCH 
Handywomen service Home Jane is holding a series of
workshops for women and men interested in learning some
basic skills to tackle DIY jobs at home. The course will
cover the following topics and will run for 4 weeks on
Wednesday evenings at Living Space in Waterloo:
Week 1 - Woodworking 
Week 2 - Decorating 
Week 3 - Plumbing
Week 4 - Electrics 
Price is £100 for all 4 sessions or £35 for single session.
To register or for further information please contact
info@home-jane.co.uk or call 0845 832 36 39.

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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* Rodchenko and Popova: Defining Constructivism, Tate Modern
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3745

* A Midsummer Night's Dream at Southwark Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3735

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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

* Mud therapy at St Saviour's Dock
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104671
* Walking tours in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104665
* Flash mobs, London Bridge and elsewhere
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104652
* Snowsfields: anyone interested in some old photos?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104647
* Looking for a gym with swimming pool membership
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104627
* Nearest Pilates to Elephant & Castle?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104618
* Bikram Yoga in or near SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104613
* Noise problem from neighbour?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104610
* Former "Bankside" restaurant patrons: where do you dine?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104595
* How do I recycle a vacuum cleaner?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104590
* Incident on Union Street on Friday morning
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104579
* Book or Poetry Club Venue - local pub offering space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104564
* "Dreadful" bus service on routes 1 and 78
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104562
* Michael Caine filming on Harper Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104447
* Landscape Gardener?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104400
* Borough Market - research project - please help
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104389

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 }

* Lawyer wanted for SE1-based internet firm
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/104383

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

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