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SE1 Direct 458: National Theatre backstage tour reader offer
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 458

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

Monday 17 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: Neck ache, lower back pain?
* What's on this week
* Reader offer: take a tour of the National Theatre for 1
* 2 local job vacancies this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Noticeboard: Volunteers wanted
* 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

* Simon Hughes takes part in local talent show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4060

* 'Napoleon' flies in from LA for Rockingham Youth Festival
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4059

* Couple attacked with bottles on South Bank: witness appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4057

* Police seek youths on bicycles after Blackfriars stabbing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4056

* Waterloo dispersal zone powers used 165 times in 6 months
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4055

* London Eye opens 4D cinema at County Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4052

* Six new street trading pitches for Waterloo and South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4048

* Tom Parker Bowles on England's defining dish in Bermondsey
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4046

* London's Deputy Mayor Richard Barnes visits Tabard Gardens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4053

* Bermondsey plot-holders get composting for Allotment Week
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4051

* Deputy Mayor sees youngsters preparing for Thames Festival
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4050

* Borough Sainsbury's Local staff to support Guy's charity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4049

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{ Advert: Neck ache, lower back pain? }

We now have five specialist Sports and Deep tissue Massage
therapists plus Sports Physiotherapy.

The treatment centre is open 10am to 9pm Monday to Friday.

To make a booking at the Breathe studio at the Colombo
Centre call Adelle on 07966 44 3509

This month buy a course of five, 30 minute sports massage
treatments for just 100

For acupuncture at Colombo call Theresa on 07810 84 3594

http://www.breathe-london.com

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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'.

OTHELLO AT THE ROSE THEATRE
Monday 17 to Saturday 29 August
7.30pm at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street; 10 (conc
8)
Carpe Diem Theatre Company presents a contemporary revival
of Shakespeare's timeless and tragic tale of innocence,
love, duplicity and vengeance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7205


JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS: FREE OPEN AIR THEATRE AT THE SCOOP
Until Sunday 6 September
Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun 6pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside;
free
Free open-air theatre next to City Hall. Written by Phil
Willmott with lyrics by Kenny Wax and music by Geoff Menzer
based on the classic tale. Clamber aboard the mighty ship
Argo to join the heroic Prince Jason, plucky princess Medea,
Hercules and all the gang for a lively retelling of the
greatest adventure story ever told!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6673


MARCHIONESS DISASTER 20th ANNIVERSARY
Thursday 20 August
The victims and survivors of the 1989 Marchioness disaster
on the Thames near Southwark Bridge will be remembered in
prayers at Southwark Cathedral on Thursday. Choral Evensong
is at 5.30pm.
Info: http://bit.ly/4t7NLp


THAMES FESTIVAL GARDENING SESSIONS AT 99 UPPER GROUND
Every Thursday 6pm-8pm
Every Thursday until 17 September the Thames Festival will
be holding open gardening sessions in the garden of 99 Upper
Ground. Everyone is welcome to help grow a selection of
salads, herbs and vegetables as part of the Thames
Festival's Feast on the Bridge.
For more information or to register please email Kitty on
k.ross@thamesfestival.org or phone 020 7928 8998


MEDEA: FREE OPEN AIR THEATRE AT THE SCOOP
Until Sunday 6 September
Thu-Sun 8pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
A specially commissioned version of the celebrated revenge
drama by Stella Duffy, after Euripides.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6674


SET THE STAGE FOR RETIREMENT AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE
Friday 21 August
All day at National Theatre, South Bank; free
A day specifically for people in and approaching retirement
and providing a unique opportunity to discover the many
opportunities that retirement offers, all with a unique
theatrical twist. Taking place in and around the NT
building, there will be a variety of participatory
workshops, a chance to learn new skills, an opportunity to
take a backstage tour or enjoy the Watch this Space
activities in Theatre Square, including a participatory tea
dance. The day is free to attend but places should be booked
on 020 7452 3000 or online.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7303


COLLEEN MURIEL: FREE LUNCHTIME RECITAL
Friday 21 August
1.10pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Featuring Colleen Muriel (flute) and Ben Pinnow (piano).
Included on this programme will be Sonatine by Pierre
Boulez, Simons Theme and Fugues 1 and 2 by Colleen Muriel,
and Prelude et Scherzo, Opus 35 by Henri Busser.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6571


PLANTS TO THE PEOPLE IN SURREY ROW GARDEN
Friday 21 August
1pm-4pm  at Surrey Row Garden, off Blackfriars Road; free
Free family event - first 60 people take away plants in a
pot. Take part in a drumming workshop led by In Toto
Theatre. Create a drum and other crafts to take home. Plus
face painting and garden games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7572


THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY ALL-NIGHTER AT BFI IMAX
Saturday 22 August
11.59pm at BFI IMAX,  Charlie Chaplin Walk; 26, with 18
for concessions and 16 for students
Once again fans can sink back into sheer heaven - the whole
night spent watching all of Peter Jackson's Oscar-winning
films together; The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers
and Return of the King. Back by popular demand and showing
courtesy of Entertainment Films, all three films will be
shown in their original theatrical 35mm versions (NB. not
IMAX or IMAX DMR); the image will fill approximately one
third of the giant screen. As usual, there will be free tea
and coffee and prize give-aways during the breaks between
the films to help everyone stay awake.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7527


THE SE16 RIDE WITH SOUTHWARK CYCLISTS
Sunday 23 August
Meet 10am at Southwark Needle (S end of London Bridge) for
all day exploration of SE16 with Southwark Cyclists. Slowly
exploring precisely round that border with lots of stops
then venturing into the heart of it for selected highlights
and secrets. The first in a new series of doorstep tour
local postcode rides. Barry 07905 889 005
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7552

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{ Reader offer: National Theatre backstage tour for 1 }

We've teamed up with the National Theatre to offer SE1
readers the opportunity to take backstage tour of the South
Bank building for just 1. (The normal price is 5.90).

Find out more here:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/nationaltheatre/

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Rickshaw rider, Eco Chariots
* 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 }

* Come and share our SE1 office! Carbon Descent
* 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 }

* Blood Wedding at Southwark Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4047

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{ Noticeboard }

Short announcements from local groups

BRING COLOUR INTO THE LIFE OF AN OLDER PERSON
Do you enjoy meeting new people and want to do some thing
rewarding?
Do you care about the needs of older people?
Are you able to chat easily and provide company? 
We need local volunteers who have empathy for older people,
to carry out befriending, visits to isolated and vulnerable
elderly in Southwark for 2hrs a week. Training and expenses
given. CRB checks made.
Please contact Sophia at Blackfriars Settlement on 020 7928
9521
Or email sophia.appleby@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk
http://www.blackfriars-settlement.org.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

* Columbus arrives at Tower Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114662
* Do You Enjoy Cooking and Eating with Friends?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/4/114644
* Discounts in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114640
* I need a flat, or a room, or a flatmate!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/114636
* Loitering men in Great Dover Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114635
* Mugged outside my own flat on Tabard Gardens estate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114620
* Looking for info on orphanage nr Union Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114602
* Southwark Street closed for Thameslink crane works
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114599
* New 24hr shop, Snowsfields
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114598
* 2 bedroom place wanted in Southwark/London
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/114593
* Removals recommendations
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114579
* The Big Tidy Up
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114523
* Good Vet in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114460
* "Dangerous Tree" in Potters Fields?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114442
* 3.95 for a slice of Cheese at The Real Greek
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114433
* Cafe Pronto -Blackfriars- excellent place
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114427
* The Ship, Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114425
* LibDems being creative!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114403
* Renting a room out
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/114391
* SE1 solicitor for will
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/114390

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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