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SE1 Direct 451: Tate Local day: visit the old oil tanks
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 451

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Monday 29 June 2009                           ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Promotion: Special Offers at Local Restaurants
* What's on this week
* 2 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

* London Eye capsule floats down the Thames
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3967

* Veterans parade across Tower Bridge for Armed Forces Day
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3966

* Martin Jennings to create Seacole memorial at St Thomas'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3964

* Blackfriars Advice Centre opens at Elephant & Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3969

* Lower Marsh market management to be outsourced
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3962

* Birthday celebrations for Bankside's 'secret garden'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3968

* Tango returns to London's bridges with message of peace
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3963

* Borough High Street gambling centre licence rejected
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3961

* 'No room at Waterloo' for Jubilee line replacement buses
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3960

* MPs beat peers in annual parliamentary boat race
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3958

* Blackfriars Bridge eastern pavement closed till late 2011
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3957

* Teachers at girls' schools recognised at Teaching Awards
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3965

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{ Promotion: Special Offers at Local Restaurants }

See http://www.london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/specialoffers/
for a range of excellent deals at local restaurants
including Del'Aziz, Champor-Champor and Chez Gerard.

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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'.


FAMILY SPACESHIP MAKING WORKSHOPS FOR WATERLOO CARNIVAL
Monday 29 June
10am-11.30am  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.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7084


CYBER-REALISM: HOW STORYTELLING IS CHANGING IN THE
CYBERNETIC AGE: FREE TALK AT SHORTWAVE
Monday 29 June
7pm at Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Square; free
Local resident James Harkin argues that new and
sophisticated kinds of stories which engage our restless
cybernetic sensibilities can be found under our noses in
mainstream contemporary cinema and television.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7321


THE BUNTING PROJECT
Tuesday 30 June
10am-5pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Southbank Centre and the Young Vic are coming together for
the first time to work on a new open-air performance of
Coleridge's poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The
performance on Saturday 4 July will take place in Southbank
Centre Square (outside the Royal Festival Hall) which will
be dressed to look like a giant wedding feast. 500 metres of
bunting are needed to decorate the square - come along to
the Waterloo Action Centre and help with this task. Register
your attendance with Kirstin at the Young Vic on 020 7922
2861. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided. Drop in for an
hour or two or stay for the whole day. No sewing skills
required - there are a variety of tasks.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7292


VINOPOLIS 10TH BIRTHDAY BALLOON RELEASE
Tuesday 30 June
11am at Vinopolis, 1 Bank End; free
1,000 Vinopolis balloons will be released from Bank End by
Oz Clarke, Rupert Ellwood and Tom Forrest to celebrate the
first decade of the wine attraction. Each balloon will have
a voucher attached which can be redeemed for 2 Vinopolis
Grapevine tickets during July and August.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7356


BETWEEN THE BRIDGES: CALLING LOCAL 16-19 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?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7220


40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT AT WPF THERAPY
Tuesday 30 June
6.30pm-9pm  at WPF Therapy, 23 Magdalen Street
WPF Therapy has just moved to Southwark. Come and help to
celebrate WPF's fortieth anniversary as a counselling and
psychotherapy charity offering hope to people suffering from
emotional distress.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7312


TEAM LONDON BRIDGE EXCHANGE DAY IN POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Wednesday 1 July
12pm-2pm  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street
Team London Bridge is holding its first ever Exchange Day.
Bring your unwanted books, CDs and DVDs and swap them for
other people's. If you forget your books, don't worry, come
along anyway as Team London Bridge be selling items for a
small price. For further information or if you want to bring
items in before the day and receive a voucher for the swap,
please contact georgina@teamlondonbridge.co.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7279


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 2 July
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work music with Southbank Sinfonia. Simon Over,
conductor Andrew Kennedy, tenor Programme to include: Gluck,
Mozart, Berlioz. Free music and complimentary glass of wine.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6319


LAMBETH PHARMACY WALK: HIDDEN HISTORY OF NORTH LAMBETH
Thursday 2 July
6pm at Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 1 Lambeth
High Street; Voluntary contribution of 3
Guided walk uncovering the hidden history of north Lambeth.
With a focus on health and its direct relationship with the
poverty which once infected the area, find out about some of
the people who once lived and worked in the neighbourhood,
including some rather well known characters.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7076


NEWINGTON TRIANGLE EXHIBITION
Friday 3 to Saturday 4 July
Fri 2pm-8pm; Sat 10am-2pm at Queensborough Community Centre,
Scovell Road; free
Learn about plans by Hollybrook Homes for the site at the
junction of Newington Causeway and Borough Road. The scheme
has been designed by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands. Read
more here.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7355


STAND-UP UNDER-THE-GLOBE
Friday 3 July
7.30pm-12.30am  at UnderGlobe, Shakespeare's Globe,  New
Globe Walk; 5 on the door (use exhibition entrance on
Bankside)
Adrian Bloom, Robin Ince & Gareth Berliner. Comedy night in
the UnderGlobe arranged by The Swan at the Globe restaurant.
Cash bar. Snacks available
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7248


CYPRIEN GAILLARD AND KOUDLAM: DESNIANSKY RAION
Friday 3 July
10pm at Turbine Hall, Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Experience this 'electronic opera' in Tate Modern's epic
Turbine Hall, as Gaillard explores visions of utopian
architecture and the aftermath of its social and physical
destruction.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7015


AMERICAN WEREWOLVES IN LONDON BRIDGE
Friday 3 to Sunday 5 July
Fri 12.30pm-8pm; Sat & Sun 10am-8pm at The London Bridge
Experience, 2-4 Tooley Street
To celebrate US Independence Day the American Werewolves
have crawled back into town and taken over the London Bridge
Experience and Tombs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7274


TATE LOCAL: NEIGHBOURHOOD DAY - VISIT THE OIL TANKS
Sunday 5 July
10am-6pm  at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Tate Modern hosts a day of fun, free activities for all
residents of Southwark & Lambeth. 
Local residents are invited to experience a rare viewing of
the stunning former oil tanks under the Turbine Hall. These
dramatic raw spaces will be at the heart of the new
extension. There will also be a chance to catch a glimpse of
a one-off performance involving a group of local residents
which has been devised by the Cholmondeleys, one of the
foremost contemporary dance companies in Britain. A range of
drop-in workshops will keep local families with kids of all
ages entertained. All events are free and drop-in, apart
from the oil tank site visits which must be booked in
advance by Friday 3 July on 07811 218102 or
community@tate.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6942


THE WEDDING OR THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
Saturday 4 July
12 noon & 3pm at Southbank Centre Square,  Belvedere Road;
free
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's classic poem comes to life in a
major new outdoor production with original music by
Southbank Centre artists-in-residence Bellowhead and a cast
featuring 150 children from Lambeth and Southwark primary
schools. This unique production is staged as a wedding, with
the audience as invited guests. With traditional fare,
including oysters, a hog roast, cake and ale served at long
trestle tables, Southbank Centre Square is transformed by
sight, sound and smell to tell this legendary tale. Part of
the London Literature Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6946


AMPLIFIED SOUND WALK AT ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Saturday 4 July
Meet 12 noon by the red Elephant at Elephant & Castle
Shopping Centre,  Elephant and Castle; free
Join an amplified sound walk through Elephant and Castle.
This walk is part of the events to have been conceived at
School of Echoes facilitated by Ultra-red during their
residency at Raven Row gallery, London. To book a place
email investigationthree@googlemail.com
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7291


INTERNATIONAL BRIGADES COMMEMORATION IN JUBILEE GARDENS
Saturday 4 July
1pm at Jubilee Gardens,  Belvedere Road
Annual International Brigade Memorial Trust commemoration
for the Spanish Civil War republican volunteers from Britain
and Ireland. Music, speeches and wreath-laying. The memorial
has been in Jubilee Gardens since 1985.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6024


ST MUNGO'S BRIDGE WALK
Sunday 5 July
Starts at Mint Street Park,  Southwark Bridge Road
Five-mile fundraising stroll from Mint Street Park to St
Giles in the Fields Church. To take part in the walk call
Zoe Flynn on 020 8600 3000
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7288


THE BIG SMOKE: ARCHIVE LONDON FILM FROM THE BFI
Sunday 5 July
2.15pm at Shortwave , 10 Bermondsey Square; 6 (conc 4)
'The Big Smoke' explores the forgotten face of the capital
with a tantalising tour through half a century of life in
London. Highlights of the programme include: Blackfriars
Bridge (1896), an extraordinary glimpse of Victorians
travelling to work by horse-drawn tram and on foot at an
enviably elegant pace. Sci-fi short The Fugitive Futurist
(1924) sees an oddball inventor startle Londoners with a
glimpse of their great city's future. Scenes at Piccadilly
Circus and Hyde Park Corner Underground Stations (1931)
offers an ethereal insight into the change and continuity of
tube life.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7332

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Neighbourhood Helper, Southwark Circle
* Part-time office worker 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 }

* Desk space in stunning penthouse office on Bermondsey St
* Desk space, Mattinson Partnership

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 }

* Walking In My Mind at the Hayward Gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3956

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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

* Litter near City Hall and Hay's Galleria
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112375
* Fights & the Roebuck
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112348
* Summer fair at Friars School - Starbucks and Nando's
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112335
* Rugby - where to watch it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112327
* Deep excavations in Trinity Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112319
* Great Dover Street / Falmouth Road junction - petition
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112296
* New Cote Restaurant in Hays Galleria [opens TODAY]
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112276
* Boris's taxi bill 99.50 City Hall to Elephant & back
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112271
* Southwark Council - Tooley Street dress code
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112256
* Overnight roadworks in Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112231
* Oven Repair Help
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112227
* Activities for my mother in law?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112208
* Life in Bermondsey Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112192
* Delfina - Wedding Venue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112153
* Archduke wine bar has changed hands
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/112098

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

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 }

* Looking for office space in SE1!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/112287
* Calling all healthcare workers: Complementary or not!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/112114
 
Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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