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SE1 Direct 442: What's on this week, plus latest local news
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 442

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

Monday 27 April 2009                         ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: HELPING LOCAL BUSINESS PEOPLE BE CREATIVE
* What's on this week
* 9 local job vacancies this week!
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Noticeboard
* 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

* St George the Martyr Community Centre launched
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3852

* Clock ticking for Elephant & Castle regeneration as Lend
Lease deadline approaches
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3849

* Hatfields ballet school plan faces public inquiry
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3847

* Borough High Street as seen by William Blake
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3845

* St George's Day 2009 in Southwark - pictures 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3851

* Portrait of  Queen unveiled by Boris Johnson at City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3844

* Bishop blesses Anglican community's Pocock Street home
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3843

* Chilli Chutney Express opens in York Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3842

* Kitchen art installation in Lower Marsh shop window
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3848

* Latin Americans must take full part in Elephant & Castle
regeneration says London Assembly chair
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3846

* Bankside businesses hear analysis of 'neutral' Budget
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3850

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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'.


'BLACKFRIARS AT BOROUGH' LAUNCH: TASTER SESSIONS
Monday 27 April
1pm-4pm at The Crypt, St George the Martyr, Borough High St
Come along to the exciting launch of Blackfriars at Borough
- an older people's health & social activities project.
Taster sessions of yoga, health advice, art, line dancing
and music. Tea & refreshments
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6723


BETTER THINGS: FREE SCREENING AT THE ROXY
Monday 27 April
8pm at Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street; free
To coincide with the DVD release of 'Better Things' Soda
Pictures presents a free screening of the film. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6788


FREE MORNING YOGA CLASS
Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29 April
10am at Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall,  Belvedere
Road; free; Book your place via www.southbankcentre.co.uk or
0871 663 2500
Start your day with a free yoga class as part of the Slow
Down London festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6600


AURICULA THEATRE OPENING AT THE GARDEN MUSEUM
Tuesday 28 April
11am-5pm  at Garden Museum,  Lambeth Palace Road
The museum's annual opening of its Auricula Theatre by the
Dowager Marchioness of Salisbury who will give a talk about
the history of auriculas.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6322


THE ART OF CONTEMPORARY MILLINERY
Tuesday 28 April to Saturday 2 May
10am-6pm at Menier Gallery, Menier Chocolate Factory, 51
Southwark Street; 2.50
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, The Hat Magazine
presents a rich selection of international contemporary
milliners brought together for the first time.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6509


FINDING ART IN NATURE AT SPA GARDENS IN BERMONDSEY
Tuesday 28 April
10am-12pm  at Spa Gardens,  Grange Road
Experience the healing power of nature and creativity in
your local park. Help to create a sculptural artwork using
natural materials collected in Spa Gardens. Event for older
people as part of the Silver festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6589


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 29 April
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for Riverside, Grange & South Bermondsey wards.
Agenda includes possible memorials to Jade Goody, a
presentation by Boutcher Primary School and news about the
council's sports and physical activity strategy. Plus a
chance to suggest themes for future community council
meetings. Meet your councillors, hear about local projects
and get an update from police and community wardens.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6384


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 29 April
7pm at 56 Southwark Bridge Road, 56 Southwark Bridge Road
Meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer wards.
Agenda includes an update from the St George in Southwark
Festival and news about South City Radio. Plus a chance to
find out about the Bankside Community Space. Local police
officers and community wardens will report on their recent
work. Meet your councillors, hear about local projects and
have your say.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6539


SILVER SURREY CANAL AFTERWORKER BIKE RIDE
Thursday 30 April
6.30pm at Southwark Needle,  London Bridge; free
Join Southwark Cyclists for a slow two hour exploration of
every inch of the old Surrey Canal with some history and a
lot of visible remains chucked in.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6275


THE FORSYTHE COMPANY: NOWHERE & EVERYWHERE AT THE SAME TIME
Thursday 30 April & Friday 1 May
Thu 7pm-9pm & Fri 10pm-midnight at Turbine Hall, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; 20
Hundreds of pendulums fill the vast space of the Tate
Modern's Turbine Hall.. Dancers weave throughout the space,
disrupting the rhythm of the swinging pendulums. A
collaboration between Tate Modern and Sadler's Wells.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6611


A GOOD WOMAN: SILVER SCREENS FILM SHOW AT SHORTWAVE
Thursday 30 April
2pm at Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Square; free; booking
essential 020 7525 2000
Comedy, drama and romance in this adaptation of Oscar
Wilde's play Lady Windermere's Fan. Event for older people
as part of the Silver festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6591


SOUTH BANK EVENING STROLL
Thursday 30 April
Meet 7pm at Exit 1 at Vauxhall Underground Station; free
A 3 mile stroll along the Thames Path ending at a pub near
Borough Underground Station. Enjoy views of some of London's
most famous landmarks. A walk for all ages organised by the
Ramblers Association and Metropolitan Walkers as part of
Slow Down London.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6598


LAWSON TENANTS AND RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION AGM
Thursday 30 April
7pm at The Round House,  Cardinal Bourne Street
This event is open to everyone who lives on the Lawson
Estate and is the ideal opportunity/time to express your
opinions (positive or negative) about where you live and the
problems you may be experiencing.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6720


DEPTFORD JACK IN THE GREEN - MAY DAY FESTIVITIES IN BOROUGH
Friday 1 May
11am (TBC) outside the Market Porter, Stoney Street 
The Deptford Jack in the Green will return to the Borough
this May Day. It will set off from The Market Porter but the
rest of the route is still to be announced. See pictures
from 2008 and 2007.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6810


LONDON SINGS OUT! CHOIRS ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 1 May
12 noon at Festival Riverside,  Belvedere Road; free
Join the launch of the Various Voices London Festival -
hosted by Sandi Toksvig - and witness the South Bank
bursting into life with song. This event will see visiting
choirs singing together for the first time plus a wealth of
festival fun, May-Day frivolity and celebrations and the
sheer power of massed voices singing the Festival Song. The
festival will be opened by the Deputy Mayor of London
Richard Barnes AM. Various Voices at Southbank Centre is a
four-day showcase of singing talent from the Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6546


SLOW FOOD MARKET ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 1 to Monday 4 May
Daily 12 noon-8pm at Southbank Centre Square, Belvedere Road
Wholesome, seasonal food from more than 40 stalls offering
fresh, sustainable and traditionally prepared produce. This
market will be a monthly fixture during the summer months.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6547


SLOW DOWN - ARTISTS AT WORK!
Saturday 2 to Monday 4 May
2pm-6pm at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Come and enjoy the relaxing pursuit of creating works of art
as part of Slow Down London. All are welcome. You can be a
pavement artist, join a collaborative collage, or watch
painters at the easy easels. Guided by artists from the
Skylark Galleries.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6599


BORDER CROSSINGS: ORIGINS: FESTIVAL OF FIRST NATIONS
Monday 4 May
2.30pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
On Bank Holiday Monday, join performers from the First
Nations of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA as
they celebrate the opening of Origins: Festival of First
Nations. In a spectacular welcoming ceremony, London's own
Maori group, Ngati Ranana, greet the visiting artists in
their traditional way. With Native American responses, and
Elders from the British theatre community, this will be a
unique event in London's calendar.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6811

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Policy/Research Analyst, Nitor Search and Selection
* Office Cleaner/Facilities Assistant, RNLI
* Area Fundraising Manager - London, RNLI
* Bartenders, Bermondsey Square Hotel 
* Bar Supervisor, Bermondsey Square Hotel 
* Demi Chef, Bermondsey Square Hotel 
* Deli Assistant, Bermondsey Square Hotel
* Breakfast Chef, Bermondsey Square Hotel
* Bookkeeper/ Office manager for sushi company

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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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Office/desk space for 1 to 3 creative freelancers
* Charity office space by the desk in 1 London Bridge

Full details http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/offices

Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/offices/post-advert

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{ Noticeboard }

Short announcements from local organisations

TOOLS FOR THE TERRIFIED! WATERLOO DIY WORKSHOPS IN MAY
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
Tuesday evenings in Waterloo:
Week 1 - Woodworking 
Week 2 - Electrics 
Week 3 - Decorating
Week 4 - Plumbing
Price is 120 for all 4 sessions or 40 for single session.
To register or for further information please contact
info@home-jane.co.uk or call 0845 832 36 39.
See also http://www.home-jane.co.uk

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

Our weekly digest of new topics started at
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

* Bowaters Paper Mill Upper Ground - does anyone remember?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/109114
* The writing' on the wall in Rose Alley
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/109105
* Chaucer Ward Police priorities
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/109098
* Jasmine Garden - Bartholomew Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/109084
* B&B recommendations wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/109059
* Cheap Cafe/Greasy Spoon 5 mins from Tooley Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/108961
* Flatshare in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/108959
* Looking for Handyman/Carpenter to Make Shelves
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/108954
* Info on Quiz Nights in Bankside
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/108939
* Looking for rental property
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/108883
* Clearing broken decking, rubble
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/108879
* Looking for rented 1 room apartment near Stamford St
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/108862
* Reasonable priced placed where you can eat?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/108843
* Chain Saw or similar
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/108822
* Best value travel pass option?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/108810
* Photography classes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/108809

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 }

* I'm looking for Tax advice/Accountant?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/108856
 
Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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