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SE1 Direct 450: Opera at The Scoop, Armed Forces Day, Lambeth Fete
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 450

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

Monday 22 June 2009                           ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan Meeting Rooms: 'Your meeting space for SE1' 
* What's on this week
* 4 local job vacancies this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Local organisations forum with Better Bankside
* 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

* Hundreds of saxophonists cross London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3954

* Drama at Southwark Cathedral as Tsvangirai speech halted
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3953

* Henry VIII takes to the Thames for Tudor River Pageant
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3952

* Swine flu at Stamford Street's London Nautical School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3949

* Man shot in SE17 may have been assaulted in Rockingham St
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3948

* Stormy reception for latest All Hallows development plans
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3947

* William Blake's art and poetry featured in railway tunnel
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3946

* Treasure map: a new way to explore South Bank & Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3945

* Think builds 600 short-stay and long-term SE1 apartments
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3944

* London Bridge to be testing ground for policing tactics
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3943

* Police seek youths after vicious attack on board train
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3942

* Cuba Libre! Photographs by Eleanor Marriott
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3951

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{ Advert: Elan Meeting Rooms: 'Your meeting space for SE1' }

Elan Meeting Rooms is a newly furnished meeting space in SE1
suitable for seminars, meetings and workshops. Conveniently
located near London Bridge Station at Royal Oak Yard just
off Bermondsey Street.

The seminar rooms are light and airy with a separate
business lounge reception area and can be hired for a half
or full day.  Whether you are looking for somewhere to host
a seminar or a space to present to clients, Elan meeting
rooms offer a variety of meeting options at a reasonable
price.

Tea, coffee and beverages can be provided. Catering for
buffet lunches can be provided upon request.  Laptop and
projector equipment can also be hired.                         

The various meeting options our rooms can accommodate:
* Theatre: Up to 40 seated
* Workshop: Up to 36 seated - 6 tables
* Boardroom: Up to 20 seated 

To check availability, price and to book the meeting rooms,
please call 020 7403 1500 or email info@elanand.co.uk

Full address is Unit 3 Cedar Court 1 Royal Oak Yard London
SE1 3GA. (Near 156 Bermondsey Street). 

Website: http://www.elantax.com/meeting-rooms.htm

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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
> Now taking bookings for December 2009 onwards so be quick!
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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'.

WATERLOO QUARTER FOOD FESTIVAL STARTS TODAY
Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 June
Special offers at Auberge, Baltic, Cafe Pronto, Camel &
Artichoke, Cubana, Duke Thai Restaurant, Greensmiths, Hub
Coffee House, Imbibe Bar & Restaurant, Marsh Ruby, Meson Don
Felipe, The Fire Station, Pizza Paradiso, Scooterworks, The
Crown, The Cut Bar and Waterloo Brasserie.
For full details see http://bit.ly/waterloo-food-festival


ENTERPRISING YOUNG LONDON: PERFORMANCES & FOOD AT THE SCOOP
Monday 22 June
5.30pm-7.30pm  at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
This event will include a performance from the brightest and
best of London's young social entrepreneurs featuring music,
circus, dance and drama plus locally sourced organic food
and drink from some of London's catering social enterprises.
The line-up includes the Hankey Hall Youth Theatre from the
Tabard Gardens Estate - come and support local young talent.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7074


SOUNDS OF THE STREETS AND STAGE IN SHAKESPEAREAN LONDON
Monday 22 June
6pm at Nancy W Knowles Lecture Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe,
New Globe Walk; 8 (conc 5) from 020 7401 9919
David and Ben Crystal will take an entertaining look at how
English was spoken in Shakespearean London. This Story of
London event will explore the slang, insults and accents of
Shakespeare's London.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7281


FINDING HOPE: RESTORING TRUST IN POLITICS AND NATIONAL LIFE
Monday 22 June
7pm-9pm  at Oasis Centre, 75 Westminster Bridge Road; free
Debate chaired by Revd Steve Chalke (Oasis founder) with
guest panelists Ruth Gledhill (The Times), Andy Reed MP
(Labour), Alistair Burt MP (Conservative), Rt Rev Michael
Nazir-Ali (Bishop of Rochester) and Dr David Landrum (the
Bible Society). Email rsvp@charitiesparliament.org.uk or
call 0845 0703571.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7168


FRIENDS & NEIGHBOURS CLUB AT TATE MODERN COMMUNITY GARDEN
Tuesday 23 June
11am-1pm  at Community Garden, Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Come and appreciate plaques made by club members as they
hang in the Community Garden at Tate Modern.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7237


BONDI-ON-THAMES: AUSTRALIA COMES TO THE SOUTH BANK
Wednesday 24 June
8am-7pm  at Riverside walkway near Gabriel's Wharf free
A little bit of Down Under arrives Up Here with the
recreation of Bondi Beach on the Riverside walkway near
Gabriel's Wharf on the South Bank.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7277


STORY 140: STORY-TELLING AND MUSIC AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Wednesday 24 June
5pm-7pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
The struggles and triumphs of London's families over more
than a century will be the subject of a free exhibition,
story-telling and live music event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7063


WATERLOO SUMMER SERIES: CUBANA IN EMMA CONS GARDENS
Wednesday 24 June
5pm-7pm  at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut; free
Last of this year's Waterloo Summer Series of outdoor music
events. Lively Cuban band to finish off the series in style,
sponsored by Cubana of Lower Marsh.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7071


THE BARBER OF SAVILE ROW: FREE OPERA AT THE SCOOP
Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 June
7pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
The perfect show for newcomers to opera, The Barber of
Savile Row is set in 1950s London with a rock n roll twist!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7012


ALIEN STORY TELLING AND FACE PAINTING FOR WATERLOO CARNIVAL
Thursday 25 June
11am-12pm  at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
Outer space story telling and face painting session for
children and parents linked to Waterloo Carnival on Friday
10 July. Open to families and children under 7. No booking
necessary but arrive promptly to avoid disappointment.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7085


EXHIBITION RE FUTURE OF EX-LONDON FIRE BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS
Thursday 25 to Saturday 27 June
Thu 4pm-8pm; Fri 3pm-6pm; Sat 10am-1pm at Lambeth Fire
Station, 8 Albert Embankment
Find out about plans by Native Land and Lifschutz Davidson
Sandilands to redevelop the former headquarters of the
London Fire Brigade on Albert Embankment.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7247


GORGEOUS GLASSWARE AT ROYAL PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY
Thursday 25 June
6pm-7pm at Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 1
Lambeth High Street; free; booking essential 020 7572 2210
or museum@rpsgb.org
From the carboy placed inside the chemist shop window as a
symbol of pharmacy to the beautifully coloured bottles and
jars which filled the shelves inside.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6232


RUSH HOUR CONCERT: FREE MUSIC & WINE WITH SOUTHBANK SINFONIA
Thursday 25 June
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work music with Southbank Sinfonia. Nicholas
Cleobury, conductor with members and coaching from the
London Sinfonietta.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6318


CHANGING TIMES: SOUTHWARK REMEMBERED TALK BY JOHN BEASLEY
Thursday 25 June
6pm-7pm at Cuming Museum, 151 Walworth Road; free
Local historian and author John Beasley will give an
illustrated talk with a slide tour of Southwark based on his
book about the lost history of this historic borough.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7231


SOUTHWARK TREASURERS' SEMINAR
Thursday 25 June
6pm-9.30pm  at Prospero House, 241 Borough High Street;
Charities with income under 50k = 25; larger charities 50
Taster sessions, information and workshops for treasurers of
small or medium-sized charities. Krystle@casouthwark.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7064


GET ON TRACK: TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION DAY
Friday 26 June
10am-5pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street; free
If you are thinking about training or looking for employment
this free event provides information and advice on training
providers, job opportunities, childcare, benefits and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7021


RECYCLE WEEK ROADSHOW IN LOWER MARSH MARKET
Friday 26 June
11am-3.30pm  at Lower Marsh, Waterloo
Pick up tips on recycling and how to reduce the amount you
throw away. Freebies and competitions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7280


ARMED FORCES DAY IN POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Friday 26 June
12pm-3pm  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
At 12 noon veterans will march across Tower Bridge, with a
cannon salute and fly past. Between 12 noon and 3pm there
will be live music and entertainment.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7086


SUMMER FAIR AT FRIARS SCHOOL
Saturday 27 June
12pm-3pm  at Friars Primary School,  Webber Street; 50p
(accompanied under-12s free)
With barbecue by Nando's and refreshments by Starbucks. Plus
bouncy castle, hook-a-duck, raffle, penalty shoot-out, face
painting and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7221


NORTH LAMBETH PARISH FETE IN LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN
Saturday 27 June
2pm-5pm  at Lambeth Palace Garden, Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth
Palace Road; 3 (conc 2; family 5)
An opportunity to enjoy the gardens of Lambeth Palace,
listen to local musicians including Southwark Concert Band,
take tea, Thai satay or hot dogs and buy books, home made
cakes, jams and marmalade, plants, bric a brac etc. Have a
go on the tombola, the raffle or other sideshows. Raising
money for churches in North Lambeth and other good causes.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6791


FAMILY SPACESHIP MAKING WORKSHOPS FOR WATERLOO CARNIVAL
Saturday 27 June
2pm-5pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street; free
Families and children under 7 are invited to join
professional artists to create a spectacular 3D space ship
and alien for Waterloo Carnival. No booking necessary but
arrive promptly to avoid disappointment. Children must be
accompanied by a parent or carer. For more information
please call 020 7021 1600 or email helpdesk@coinstreet.org
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7083


LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN: THE NORSE CONNECTION
Sunday 28 June
11am & 4pm; 10; booking essential via http://www.colf.org
A City of London Festival guided walk with John Constable,
crossing London Bridge to explore how the river has shaped
the history of The City and Bankside.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7035


FAMILY FUN DAY AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Sunday 28 June
11.30am-3.30pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; free
Workshops in dance and music. Make finger puppets and learn
party tricks.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7227


GARDEN VOLUNTEERING EVENT
Sunday 28 June
2pm-4.30pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Join Bankside Open Spaces Trust in improving local parks by
participating in a volunteering event for adults. Give a
hand with planting and carry out other gardening tasks. No
experience necessary; tools, gloves and refreshments
provided.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7058


PASSPORT TO PIMLICO FILM SCREENING
Sunday 28 June
2.15pm at Shortwave, 10 Bermondsey Square; 6 (conc 4)
Director: Henry Cornelius. Filmed around Lambeth Road and
Hercules Road SE1.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7139


THE LONGEST STORY IN THE WORLD
Sunday 28 June
2.30pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Masks, physical theatre, dance, drama and a lot more feature
as children and international artists from Romania, Rwanda,
Bangladesh and the UK perform in this unique one-hour event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7073


BETWEEN THE BRIDGES: CALLING 16 to 19-YEAR-OLDS
Tuesday 30 June
5pm-6.30pm  at Architecture Foundation, Magdalen House,
136-148 Tooley Street
Are you 16-19 years old? Do you live or study in SE1? Would
you like to learn more about your city, develop your skills
and meet people who work creatively in the built
environment? Join the Architecture Foundation for a tour of
the area between the bridges to find out more. Four young
people will be selected to explore the changes happening
between Tower and Blackfriars bridges with architects,
engineers, designers and artists. Over this free ten day
programme, they'll design a new website, make a sound piece
and take the Five Hour Film Challenge: to write, act in and
edit a film in a day. For info contact Ruby:
ruby@architecturefoundation.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7220

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Part-time office worker for sushi company
* After-School Club Playworker (x 2), Johanna Primary School
* After-School Club Leader/Lunchtime Leader, Johanna Primary
* Marketing officer, Blackfriars Settlement

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 }

* Desk space in stunning penthouse office on Bermondsey St
* Desk space, Mattinson Partnership
* Counselling Room, South Bank Alexander Centre

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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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* The Winter's Tale and The Cherry Orchard at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3950

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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

* 185 Park Street - what happens there?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112035
* Southwark Council Recycling
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112026
* Elephant and Castle - film from 1926
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112016
* Potters Fields/Prince's Foundation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112014
* Urban Academy at Sherborne House, Decima Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112002
* Good local specialist for a broken collar bone
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111986
* Illuminated Advertising displays - planning consent
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111973
* 'Kursk' @ The Young Vic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111963
* Volunteer Puppy Sitter Wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111950
* Air Ambulance in Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111949
* Driving Lessons
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111915
* Jubilee Line weekend closures
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111855
* Childcare
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111842
* Borough High Street oil spill
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111834
* The Story of London festival
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111818
* Swarm of bees in Burrell Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111757
* Solicitor for conveyancing - recommendations?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/111753
* Leather Exchange Pub
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/111747

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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{ Local organisations forum  with Better Bankside }

* Summer activities locally for an 11yr old Autistic boy
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/9/111680
* Looking for hall to hire near London Bridge
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/9/111282
* Funding for groups to use Bankside Community Space free
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/9/110663
* Examples of good local residents' associations websites
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/9/110325
* Summary of funding opportunities
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/9/109179

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/9

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Local desk space wanted
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/7/110540
 
Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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