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SE1 Direct 467: Apple Day, October Plenty, Black History Festival
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 467

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

Monday 12 October 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
* 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
 
* New sculptures highlight Lambeth's hidden White Hart Dock
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4157

* BFI film centre on South Bank car park: govt pledges 45m
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4155

* Guy's & St Thomas' regains 'excellent' healthcare rating
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4154

* 'Charles Dickens' urges locals to audition for Southwark
Playhouse's Christmas Carol
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4153

* Bermondsey councillor Denise Capstick heads to Afghanistan
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4152

* 'Act local' on climate change urges Archbishop
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4149

* Elephant & Castle: Lend Lease still "very interested"
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4148

* Tooley St tenants' association wins last-minute reprieve
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4156

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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'.

BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL REGENERATION SPECIAL
Monday 19 October
7pm at Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street
Regeneration-themed meeting for Cathedrals & Chaucer wards.
* Find out about developments in your neighbourhood
* Help shape Borough and Bankside's 15-year plan
* Local groups' views on regeneration
* The council's vision for the future
* Workshops and a panel discussion on developments
Plus regular reports from local police officers and
community wardens.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7002


THE MYSTERIES PILGRIMAGE: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Monday 19 October
7pm (Meet 6.45pm) at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; 7 (conc 5)
The secret history of the place that inspired Chaucer,
Shakespeare, Dickens and local writer John Constable, author
of The Southwark Mysteries, which will be performed in
Southwark Cathedral in April 2010.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7775


DIWALI PROCESSION & WORKSHOPS - BANKSIDE OPEN SPACES TRUST
Wednesday 21 October
From 2pm at Christ Church Garden, 27 Blackfriars Road; free
Explore one of the world's oldest stories, told
traditionally through puppets, drumming and songs, and to
discover the world of Rama, Sita and Goddess Lakshmi. The
event is being coordinated by Bankside Open Spaces Trust. 
Celebrations will start from 2pm at Christ Church Garden,
Blackfriars Road with a welcome from community leaders
followed by workshops. From 3pm the procession will comprise
children from Friars Primary School and Johanna Primary
School, together with members of the Blackfriars Settlement
Older People's Project and the Bengali Women's Group will
depart via Blackfriars Road making its way to Mint Street
Park by 3.30pm. Events continue there until 5pm with
storytelling, drumming workshops and dance performances.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7976


NATIONAL THEATRE DEVELOPMENT MASTERPLAN - WCDG MEETING
Wednesday 21 October
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors
development in the Waterloo area. Find out about the
National Theatre's new masterplan to redevelop its South
Bank building.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5734


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL: CRIME & COMMUNITY SAFETY
Wednesday 21 October
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for Riverside, Grange & South Bermondsey wards.
Special themed meeting on crime and community safety - guest
speakers include Southwark borough commanders Ch Supt Wayne
Chance. Meet your councillors, hear about local projects and
have your say. Plus regular reports from local police
officers and community wardens.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6994


BIG SCREEN BIG LAUGHS: FILM & COMEDY AT SHORTWAVE
Wednesday 21 October
8pm at Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Square; 10
First of a monthly film and comedy night compered by film
fanatic stand-up Richard Sandling. Features Rich Fulcher
from The Mighty Boosh presenting his 'guilty pleasure' film
The Heartbreak Kid. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7977


SOUTHWARK THEN AND NOW: OUR ARCHAEOLOGY: NATHALIE COHEN
Thursday 22 October
7pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
A talk by Cathedral Archaeologist Nathalie Cohen. Coffee
served from 6.30pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7487


CHEESE & WINE FESTIVAL ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 23 to Sunday 25 October
10am-8pm (Sun 6pm) at Southbank Centre Square,  Belvedere
Road; free
The Cheese & Wine Festival is an event dedicated to cheese
from Britain, the continent and other cheese makers, as well
as the wines that complement them.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7341


THE BLACK HISTORY FESTIVAL in POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Friday 23 to Sunday 25 October
10am-8pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
This free family festival will be a fusion of art, culture,
history and sport - jam packed with a medley of musical and
theatrical treats, tempting tastes from around the globe,
inspirational workshops and demonstrations, and several 'top
secret' surprise appearances.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7786


APPLE DAY IN BOROUGH MARKET
Sunday 25 October
11am-5pm  at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street; free
A day of events in and around Borough Market to celebrate
the 250th anniversary of the Bramley.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6183


OCTOBER PLENTY: HARVEST FESTIVITIES WITH THE LIONS PART
Sunday 25 October
12pm at Bankside Pier,  Bankside; free
October Plenty is an Autumn harvest celebration held
annually in Southwark. Beginning on the Bankside, by
Shakespeare's Globe, October Plenty mixes ancient seasonal
customs and theatre with contemporary festivity. October
Plenty is a collective celebration of the seasons, weather
and food, in a public place, with access to everyone. The
event is free, and happens whatever the weather.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7547

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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting at Hayward Gallery 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4151

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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Contemporary office/desk space, Tower Bridge Road, Dusted
* Desks in Borough High Street, Sue Hill Recruitment
* Desk Space on Southwark Street, SE1, 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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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

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

* Lynton Road - old pictures & street numbering
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117624
* Squatters
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117612
* Ultrasonic noise / high frequency deterrent SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117607
* Police on Borough High Street Friday night
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117601
* Mosaic shop at Tlon Books old shop at E&C
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117586
* Anyone know which buses we'll lose? - Boris's cuts
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117548
* Cycle Hire Scheme
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117539
* Poetry Readings in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117538
* Bike stolen from outside Tesco on Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117537
* Buses on Borough Road - were there ever any?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117518
* Did you see me come off my bike at St George's Circus?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117516
* Photo of Tate Turbine Hall 'black hole'
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117505
* Loud demonstration at Palestra
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117492
* New Kent Road closed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117463
* We Was All One
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117462
* Katzenjammers German pub Southwark Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117459
* NHS dentist?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117445
* Reiki treatment in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117439
* Boot & Flogger rant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117431
* Car Boot Sales South East London
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117418
* Young performers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117413
* New El Vergel restaurant Southwark Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/117387

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 }

* Wanted: a Borough & Bankside correspondent
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/9/117625

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 }

* Is there demand for a local bookkeeping service?
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/7/117604
* Office Space needed from December
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/115909
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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