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SE1 Direct 457: Foreshore Fun, Fright Bike & Radical Ramble
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 457

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

Monday 10 August 2009                         ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Holidaying in Bournemouth at West Cliff Inn
* What's on this week
* 1 local job vacancy this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Noticeboard: Leathermarket JMB sports, Southwark Playhouse
* 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

* Guy's and St Thomas' sell carbon credits to campaign group
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4044

* Whites Grounds skate park gets summer clean-up
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4043

* Police appeal as hunt for Southwark gunman continues
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4041

* Open-air South Bank swimming pool opened by Boris Johnson
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4038

* More than 100 jobs created in Southwark via Earn and Learn
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4045

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{ Advert: HOLIDAYING IN BOURNEMOUTH AT WEST CLIFF INN }

Come and stay in our new refurbished 44 bedroom hotel in
Bournemouth this summer!
 
West Cliff Inn Hotel is very well located in the West Cliff
area and only 5 mintes walk from the award winning sandy
beaches, town centre shopping and Bournemouth International
Centre.
 
The hotel has just undergone a complete reburbishment and is
very modern. Each room has a 32 inch flat screen TV with
digital freeview, ensuite bathroom, tea making facilities,
internet wifi and telephone.
 
You can enjoy a drink in the lovely Hotel Bar or a meal in
the Tapas Hotel Restuarant either indoors or alfresco!
and there is parking facilities too! You may wish to go by
train and it is only a 2hr journey from Waterloo station.
 
For all SE1 readers we are offering a 10% discount for
double rooms from only 69.00 per night booked for this
Summer. Phone now for bookings and quote on 01202 587 692 or
email info@westcliffinn.co.uk and quote promotional code SE1

West cliff Inn Hotel
15 Westcliff Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5EX
http://www.westcliffinn.co.uk
01202 587 692 info@westcliffinn.co.uk

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> 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'.

THIS IS OUR MANOR: A WEEK OF EVENTS ON TABARD GARDENS ESTATE
Monday 10 to Saturday 15 August
Residents of the Tabard Gardens Estate have got together to
organise a week of practical and fun events to share skills.
The programme includes a visit by deputy Mayor of London
Richard Barnes AM who will be answering questions at Hankey
Hall on Tuesday night.
Full details at http://bit.ly/thisisourmanor


CATERPILLAR MUSIC AT BERMONDSEY VILLAGE HALL
Tuesday 11 August
Babies at 10am and Toddlers (around 24 months and above) at
10.50am at Bermondsey Village Hall,  Kirby Grove; 6 each
Caterpillar Music Rotherhithe and Dulwich has been running
weekly classes for more than 5 years. This August three
sessions are being held on Tuesdays at Bermondsey Village
Hall, bringing Caterpillar Music to SE1 for the first time.
Young children (aged 0-4 ) enjoy a weekly 40-minute session
of puppets, songs and actions, stories and fun Music making.
There is a different theme each week, for example The
Jungle, around which the songs and puppets are based. At
each class every child is given a percussion instrument and
puppet to use, even the youngest members (some babies are as
young as just 8 weeks). Jill Powell 020 7252 1178,
jill.powell@caterpillarmusic.com
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7379


TOWER BLOCK MEETING - SAFETY AND SECURITY
Tuesday 11 August
6pm-8pm  at The Roundhouse,  Cardinal Bourne Street
Leathermarket JMB is holding an meeting to deal with safety
and security issues - particularly fire safety - for the
people who live in tower blocks on the JMB estates (Burwash
House, Nashe House, Peveril House, Simla House, Symington
House). Southwark's borough fire commander Andy Snazell will
be answering questions at the meeting.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7532


BONES TELL TALES: LECTURE AT OLD OPERATING THEATRE
Tuesday 11 August
7pm-9pm at Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret, 9a
St Thomas Street; 5.60; conc 4.60
This lecture aims to offer an overview of the role of
skeletal remains both in modern archaeological science and
in forensic investigation, and to stress their value for the
recording and identification of human skeletons and wildlife
crime.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7446


BFI FILM QUIZ
Wednesday 12 August
7.30pm at Film Cafe, BFI IMAX,  Charlie Chaplin Walk; 1 per
person; max 6 per team
Test your film knowledge and win fantastic prizes at the
monthly BFI Film Quiz! As well as general film trivia,
picture, music and audio-visual rounds, every month you are
quizzed on the latest BFI offerings, from Peckinpah to Pixar
and Bergman to Batman. Great prizes to be won, including
tickets to special events, books and DVDs and Sight & Sound
subscriptions. Free popcorn for all.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7521


FORESHORE FUN DAY NEAR GABRIEL'S WHARF
Thursday 13 August
11.30am-2.30pm  at Gabriel's Wharf,  Upper Ground; free
Join Thames21 as they reclaim the foreshore for a whole host
of fun and games suitable for all the family. As the tide
goes out, expect knotted hankies and deck chairs galore as
Thames21 offers up a series of traditional (and not so
traditional!) beach games on the sandy shore. This is not
one to be missed!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7454


FRIGHT BIKE TWO - ONE EYE GREY PENNY DREADFUL EVENT
Thursday 13 August
Meet 6.30pm at Southwark Needle, London Bridge; free; Email
penny@fandmpublications.co.uk to book
Join the bike ride of a lifetime past the former homes of
magicians, film stars and inventors. With ghosts on stilts
and angels in trees. Marvel at tales of dead dancers, giant
cats, lost canals and migrant beauties. It's Surrey with a
fright on top! It's Walworth, Peckham and Nunhead! If you
can't make it to the Southwark Needle for 6.30pm you can
also join the ride outside Newington Library in Walworth
Road at 7pm. Part of a series of events to launch the latest
edition of the One Eye Grey penny dreadful.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7434


ROCKINGHAM YOUTH FESTIVAL
Friday 14 August
12pm-4pm  at Newington Gardens,  Harper Road; free
Live music and dance, plus free food, drink and
entertainment for all. Special guest 'Napoleon', former
member of 2-Pac's The Outlaws.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7538


THE COMEDY CLUB LONDON BERMONDSEY
Friday 14 August
9pm at The Bermondsey Square Hotel, Bermondsey Square,
Bermondsey Street; 15
Ian Moore, Josh Howie & Richard Morton.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7448


THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH: FLYTOWER FILMS AT NATIONAL THEATRE
Friday 14 August
10.15pm outside the National Theatre,  South Bank; free
Highlights from the BFI National Archive's extensive
collection of films from our own back yard are projected
onto the Flytower of the National Theatre Brief City
(Jacques Brunius, Maurice Harvey | 1952 | 19 mins) is a
joyous tribute to the creative vision of the 1951 Festival
of Britain, an event that easily combined pioneering design
with seaside postcard vulgarity. In We Are the Lambeth Boys
(Karel Reisz | 1959 | 52 mins) members of Alford House, a
youth club in Oval, share their hopes and frustrations. The
journey comes full circle in Project 1 (Yohan Forbes | 2009
| 7 mins), a skateboarder's odyssey from the Thames Barrier
to the South Bank.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7539


FAMILY RE-ENACTMENT WEEKEND
Saturday 15 to Sunday 16 August
 at HMS Belfast, Morgans Lane, Tooley Street
Experience what life would have been like during battles at
sea when the 'Wavy Navy' return to mark 70 years since the
ship was commissioned into the Navy. During this weekend HMS
Belfast will be hosting a series of events to help bring
history to life for visitors. Visitors can interact with
re-enactors as they journey round the ship and learn about
war time experiences during this extraordinary time.
Visitors will have the chance to enjoy the traditions of
being on board a naval warship with 'Up Spirits', four-inch
gun firings and daily 'damage control' demonstrations.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7534


A SHORT RADICAL RAMBLE IN SE1: SUBVERSIVE AMBLINGS UP
BLACKFRIARS ROAD
Sunday 16 August
3pm at Obelisk, St George's Circus; free
Subversive amblings up Blackfriars Road. A South East London
Folklore Society walk with Past Tense. Anarchist plotters,
King Mob tumult, ranters, writers, early feminists, physical
force chartists and more... Lasts between 1 and 2 hours.
Contact scott@selfs.org.uk for more details.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7440

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Horticulture Internship, Garden Museum

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 }

* Serviced Desk Space Available in SE1
* Desk spaces available in light, creative office
* Up to 4 desks available in Tooley Street

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 }

* Helen at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4042

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{ Noticeboard }

Short announcements from local groups

FREE SPORTS WEEK FOR 8 TO 16-YEAR-OLDS
The Globe Academy is organising a free sports week from
17-21 August for 8 to 16-year-olds living on any of the
Leathermarket JMB estates. There are 50 free places
available for the week on a first-come, first-served basis.
Full details of how to register for the event are on the JMB
website http://bit.ly/globeacademy


YOUNG COMPANY AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE: AGES 14-20
Young Company is a theatre company run for young people by
young people. It is free to attend and meeting new members
on 12th and 26th August, from 2 until 5.
We are currently recruiting actors between the ages of 14
and 20, for our first production, East End Tales by Fin
Kennedy which will be produced at Southwark Playhouse in
November 2009.
For more information, call Ellen on 020 7407 0234 or email
ellen.hughes@southwarkplayhouse.co.uk
Or you can just turn up at Southwark Playhouse at a session
to try it out and meet the people involved.


THE BRIDGE I LIVE ON - MUSEUM OF LONDON DOCKLANDS
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 August
Tuesday 18 & Thursday 20 August
1pm, 2pm & 3pm at Museum of London Docklands, West India
Quay; free
This half-hour family story and role-play session will take
you back to one of the houses on old London Bridge in 16th
century London. What was life like for the rich and how did
the less well-off make their way in the Tudor world?
Info: http://bit.ly/oldlondonbridge

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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

* Old Lamp Posts under Bridge on Cornwall Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114374
* St Michael's Southwark [More Historical Brain-Picking!]
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114368
* Advice re Indian restaurants
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114350
* Cat sitter- Shad Thames
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114308
* Thames Path at new Blackfriars entrance on Bankside
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114293
* Block D Jam Factory - a good place to buy?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/114290
* Your Local ShopGirl Blogger
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114258
* Goode Foods on Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114210
* Good bars in SE1 open later than midnight
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114169
* London Dungeon Vs London Bridge Experience
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114159
* Theatre View - Short Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/114156
* Devon Mansions, Tooley Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114146
* Good Dentist in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114144
* Traffic Restrictions along St Thomas Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114127
* Good wood floor installers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114120
* Thefts from Lockers at Topnotch Gym SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114117

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 }

* Friends of the Diversity Garden
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/9/114145

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 }

* Wanted: office for 5-6 desks by Borough Market
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/114313
 
Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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