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SE1 Direct 433: Pancake Race, E&C public meeting & Russian Festival
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 433

About this email newsletter: http://www.SE1direct.co.uk
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Monday 23 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: Stirling Ackroyd Bankside - new address
* 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

* Nearly 700k to make SE1 cleaner and greener:
  submit your idea now
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3753

* Southwark biodiesel firm Uptown Oil: cross-party praise
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3752

* Man injured in assault at Waterloo's Fire Station bar
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3750

* Shakespeare's Globe 2009 season: booking now open
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3748

* Bankside and Waterloo open space groups to join forces
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3747

* "Just say sorry": protest outside Carol Thatcher's home
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3746

* Invitation to filming of new BBC food show at HMS Belfast
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6440

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{ Advert: Stirling Ackroyd Bankside }

Stirling Ackroyd Bankside has relocated to 
56 Borough High Street

To make way for the long-anticipated Thameslink project,
Stirling Ackroyd's Bankside Office has relocated to
56 Borough High Street, SE1 1FX

We look forward to welcoming new clients and old at our new
premises.

Tel: 020 7940 3888 http://www.stirlingackroyd.com

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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'.


CHAUCER SAFER NEIGHBOURHOODS TEAM PANEL
Monday 23 February
7pm at Southwark Police Station, 323 Borough High Street
Meet other Chaucer ward residents and business
representatives to discuss any of your crime and antisocial
behaviour concerns, and contribute to your local Policing
strategy with the people who will be implementing it.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6408


LA ZONA: FREE SCREENING AT ROXY BAR & SCREEN
Monday 23 February
8pm at Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street; free
To coincide with the DVD release of breakthrough Mexican
feature 'La Zona' Soda Pictures presents a free screening of
the film. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6371


PANCAKE DAY RACE NEXT TO SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Tuesday 24 February
12pm at Cathedral Square, Montague Close
Teams from businesses in the Bankside area compete in
Montague Close. The race, organised by Better Bankside, will
raise money for local charity Paintings in Hospitals which
runs the Menier Gallery. Spectators and participants will be
able to buy pancakes with a variety of toppings from market
trader Baxter's and the Southwark Cathedral Refectory.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5813


FRIENDS & NEIGHBOURS CLUB AT HANKEY HALL
Tuesday 24 February
11am-1pm  at Hankey Hall,  Hankey Place
All are welcome at this local social event organised by
Blackfriars Settlement. Find out about activities at Tate
Modern for the local community. There will also be a bring
and buy sale and light refreshments.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6382


THE FESTIVAL CLUB
Tuesday 24 February
6.30pm at Heeltap, White Hart Yard. Borough High Street
The Festival Club is for artists and performers who want to
meet other artists and performers. It's also for people in
arts management, social campaigners, business and social
media. It's a fortnightly opportunity to meet like-minded
people, to share ideas and enjoy the comedy.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6413


ATTEND THE FILMING OF NEW BBC FOOD TV SERIES AT HMS BELFAST
Tuesday 24 February
From 6.15pm at HMS Belfast
Reef TV is inviting local residents and workers the
opportunity to attend the filming of a brand new BBC food
show on board HMS Belfast. Celebrity chefs are being dragged
back into the real world to prepare and cook for a
restaurant full of paying customers. Going head to head, two
chefs will each be offering up a starter, a main course and
a dessert. Diners choose which one to order - and at the end
of the evening the chef who's made the most profit will win
the competition. All profits go to the chefs' nominated
charities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6440


MAYOR OF LONDON'S CYCLE HIRE SCHEME CONSULTATION
Wednesday 25 February
5pm-7.30pm at Johanna Primary School, off Lower Marsh
The Mayor of London is planning to launch a cycle hire
scheme in central London in May 2010. Planning applications
and traffic management orders for docking stations in North
Lambeth will be submitted this spring. Find out more at this
consultation event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6373


SIERRA LEONE'S REFUGEE ALL STARS - FREE FILM SCREENING
Wednesday 25 February
7pm at Events Theatre, Keyworth Centre, Keyworth Street;
free; booking essential 020 7358 4183 or
krystle@casouthwark.org.uk
This award-winning documentary by Banker White and Zach
Niles plunges the viewer into Sierra Leone and its brutal
civil war. The uplifting film follows the All Stars band
which formed in a refugee camp in neighbouring Guinea. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6414


FREE RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH SOUTHBANK SINFONIA
Thursday 26 February
6pm-7.15pm at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road; free
Free concert with the Southbank Sinfonia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6210


KUBRICK ARCHIVE TOUR AND PRESENTATION AT LCC
Thursday 26 February
6pm at Street Lecture Theatre, London College of
Communication, Elephant & Castle; free
Did you know that Stanley Kubrick's archive arrived at
Elephant & Castle in March 2007 and has its own study centre
here? Come and see the archives and collections centre.
Booking essential: b.wade@lcc.arts.ac.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5919


THE CANTERBURY TALES AT CALDER BOOKSHOP
Thursday 26 February
7pm at Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut; 6 (conc 4)
Actors Tamara Hinchco and Tom Marshall will read from Chris
Lauer's new modern English version of Geoffrey Chaucer's
masterpiece which begins at Southwark's Tabard Inn.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6125


ELEPHANTS WON'T FORGET...: THE REGENERATION PROMISES
PUBLIC MEETING WITH PETER TATCHELL, JENNY JONES ET AL
Friday 27 February
7pm at Browning Community Hall, 59 Browning Street
Public meeting to discuss the loss of green spaces and play
areas at the so-called 'early housing' sites across north
Southwark as part of the Elephant & Castle regeneration.
Speakers include Green Party campaigners Peter Tatchell,
Jenny Jones AM and Storm Poorun.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6343


OLYMPIC LEGACY ROADSHOW ON THE SOUTH BANK
Saturday 28 February
10am-6pm at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Road; free
This is one of 22 events across London for residents to find
out about the latest legacy plans for the Olympic Park site. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6301


CRIME AWARENESS DAY AT ELEPHANT & CASTLE SHOPPING CENTRE
Saturday 28 February
11am-4pm  at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
The event will include a celebration of local music and
break dancing alongside the promotion of the more serious
message of crime awareness.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6407


LIVING ROOM MUSIC AT HENRY WOOD HALL
Saturday 28 February
7.15pm at Henry Wood Hall,  Trinity Church Square; 5 (conc
2) inc interval drink & supper food
A concert of classical and contemporary music for strings
and percussion with Brake Drum Assembly Percussion Quartet
and and Cityside String Quartet. Take advantage of this rare
opportunity to get inside Henry Wood Hall (formerly Holy
Trinity Church) in Trinity Church Square. After the concert
food will be served in the crypt and wine and soft drinks
will be on sale. Tickets can be reserved by emailing
info@tnra.net or in person from 57 Trinity Church Square or
33 Swan Street. Tickets on the door subject to availability.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6340


JUST JOSQUIN: CONCERT AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Saturday 28 February
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; 8 at the door
The Music of Josquin Desprez with New Renaissance Voices
directed by Bruce Saunders.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6281


VAMPIRE ALL-NIGHTER
Saturday 28 February
11.30pm at BFI IMAX,  Charlie Chaplin Walk; 25 (conc 18)
Featuring Twilight, The Lost Boys, Underworld and Blade.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6421


KATE HOEY MP PREACHES AT ST JOHN'S WATERLOO
Sunday 1 March
10.30am at St John's Waterloo
Kate Hoey MP is the guest preacher for the first Sunday in
Lent at the 10.30am Parish Communion at St John's Waterloo.
Info: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/places/st-johns-waterloo


MASLENITSA RUSSIAN FESTIVAL AT POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Sunday 1 March
1pm-6pm  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
A festival of Russian culture with music, dance and theatre
performances by well-known and promising Russian performers,
as well as some local groups. Traditional Russian blini
(pancakes) and other national food will also be available.
There will also be children's entertainment in The Scoop
between 2pm and 4.45pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6268

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper, Optima Cambridge
* Environmental Volunteering & Education Co-ordinator, BOST
* Marketing Assistant, South Bank Employers' Group
* [Volunteer] School Governor, Johanna Primary School
* [Volunteer] Committee Members, Playout co-operative

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

DESIGN YOUR OWN WEBSITE AND ONE FOR ADI
ADi centre are looking for young people to design a website.
You will work with professional website designers and help
create a website for ADi centre to showcase the creative
talents of local young people and make a web page for
yourself. Sessions will be on Thursday evenings at ADi
Centre, Computer suite, 218 Lambeth Road, SE1 7JY. Contact
Pippa Tennant on 07815 146 751 to sign up.

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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* Brit Insurance Design Awards at Design Museum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3749

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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

* Post / Toast / The Toast Office (Bermondsey Street)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105341
* Devon Mansions Vertical Garden - what do you think?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105323
* Borough Market Sunday opening - a good idea?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105316
* London Bridge Experience street horror - too tacky?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105315
* Design Museum noise - 7.30am Sunday - what happened?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105313
* Looking for lock-up to rent
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105311
* Loud music and banging Saturday night nr Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105310
* Looking for a private mail box in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105304
* Piano lessons
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105236
* Gaywood Street - does it have any claims to fame?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105188
* Was there a bank next to Tower Br Police Station pre-war?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105171
* Has anyone got employment from Olympics?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105161
* Salisbury Row park expansion - SE17
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105076
* WANTED - Large Flat Roof in SE1 for art project
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/105067
* Long Lane closed next 5 weekends
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/105020
* Ideas for empty newsagent's shop in Flat Iron Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104988
* Waterloo memories 1966-1978
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104982
* Arancia is closing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104977
* Osteopath, Chiropractor - recommendations needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104967
* Barkantine
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104954
* Tanners Cafe near Dockhead - have you tried it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104811
* Ideas for quality food at a bargain price
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104756
* Flags on London Bridge last week
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104713
* FishBar in Borough High Street has closed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104712
* Dog mess, Monnow Road: Direct Action
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/104703

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 }

* PC and Mac support
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/104781

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

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