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SE1 Direct 492: Southwark Mysteries, Shakespeare's Birthday
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 492

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Monday 12 April 2010                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Beach fit! But don't have the time?
* What's on this week
* No local job vacancies this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* 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

* Artists take exterior of Hayward Gallery as their canvas
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4476

* David Cameron and Sir Michael Caine visit Globe Academy
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4475

* Founder's Place development back on Lambeth agenda
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4474

* Rwanda genocide memorial for Bankside's Cathedral Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4473

* Simon Hughes unveils biodiesel taxi at Uptown Oil
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4472

* Giant Easter egg appears in Borough churchyard
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4480

* Labour's Val Shawcross sets out vision for Bermondsey
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4470

* Penny Rudge launches local novel at Riverside Bookshop
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4477

* Georgian Bankside revealed by Paul Sandby
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4479

* Five-day Indian and South Asian festival on South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4471

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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'.


THE LADY KILLERS: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 12 April
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery
rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under
the pretext that they are classical musicians. Director:
Alexander Mackendrick. 1955. Membership of the Community
Film Club is aimed at those living in Southwark and Lambeth.
To become a member (it's free) email
communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or join at door.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8329


COMMUNITY-POLICE CONSULTATIVE GROUP FOR LAMBETH
Tuesday 13 April
7pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Public meeting of the group that monitors policing in
Lambeth. This month's theme is the Flying Squad.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8606


RECENT DISCOVERIES BY  MUSEUM OF LONDON ARCHAEOLOGY SERVICE
Tuesday 13 April
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; 1
Lecture by Sophie Jackson (senior consultant, Museum of
London Archaeology Service).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7519


MY WARD: TALK BY WENDY MATHEWS
Wednesday 14 April
6pm-7pm  at Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 1
Lambeth High Street; free; email museum@rpsgb.org to book
Wendy Mathews, author of a new book on the subject, shares
the story behind St Thomas', Guy's and the Evelina
Children's Hospitals and their ward names.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8503


THE SOUTHWARK MYSTERIES: OPEN-AIR PERFORMANCES AT THE SCOOP
Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 April
12 noon-2pm each day at The Scoop,  More London Riverside;
free
Performances of short scenes from The Southwark Mysteries by
John Constable, together with related poems and songs,
performed by members of the cast. See the full production
next week at Southwark Cathedral.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8864


JOHN HARVARD AND THE HISTORY OF SOUTHWARK
Thursday 15 April
1.30pm-3pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free
John Harvard, who gave his name to Harvard University, was
born in Southwark in 1607. Learn more about the man at this
free talk by Stephen Humphrey.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8728


COUNTED? DRAMA AT COUNTY HALL
Thursday 15 April to Saturday 22 May
Mon-Sat 7.30pm + some matinees at County Hall, Riverside
Building, County Hall, Belvedere Road; 22 from
www.roundhouse.org.uk or on the door
The General Election 2010 and the nation can vote - but what
does it mean to be counted? A timely, entertaining insight
into our forgotten day-to-day relationship with democracy.
Devised and directed by Steve Bottoms, Ben Freedman and Mimi
Poskitt.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8759


WATERLOO COMEDY CLUB
Thursday 15 April
8.30pm at The Horse, 122-124 Westminster Bridge Road; 10
An international line-up comprising some of the hottest new
comedians on the stand-up circuit - headlined by surreal
Canadian comedy genius Pat Burtscher and including
co-patriot Jennifer Warren (think part Sandra Bernhardt,
part Sarah Sliverman), along with Neil McFarlane, officially
Scotland's best new comedian (as voted for in the BBC New
Comedy Awards) and the totally unique Manos the Greek, 'the
only Greek comedian', England is represented by Jessica
Fostekew and your MC Tom Webb, host of the world's longest
running comedy showcase, News Revue. All Edinburgh Festival
favourites; all performing on the same bill for one night
only, all to raise funds for Chickenshed Youth Theatre
Outreach and Education projects.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8894


DISCOVERING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY
Friday 16 April
1pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street; free
Free lunchtime event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8730


THE COMEDY CLUB LONDON BERMONDSEY
Friday 16 April
9pmdoors open 6pm at The Bermondsey Square Hotel, Bermondsey
Square,  Bermondsey Street; 15 (members 13)
Fortnightly Bermondsey comedy club. Kevin Mccarthy, special
guest and Barry Castagnola.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8755


SPRING PLANT FAIR AT BERMONDSEY SQUARE
Saturday 17 April
10am-2pm  at Bermondsey Square,  Bermondsey Square
A spectacular range of plants for sale including herbaceous
plants, annuals, bedding and hanging basket plants, herbs,
wildflowers, climbers, shrubs and fruit trees. There will be
something to suit every gardener: independent nurseries,
ornamental growers plus English-grown cut flowers. Nursery
staff will be on hand to offer advice and special tricks of
the trade. Plus the regular farmers' market.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8630


BERMONDSEY AND SOUTHWARK AND THE BLITZ
Saturday 17 April
2pm-4pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free
A talk by Neil Bright.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8727


FAMILY CONCERT
Sunday 18 April
10.30am-12.30pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; 6; children 3; family (2+2) 12
Music and dance for all the family. Brilliant Brass:
Sparkling music from sparking players. Arabian Delight:
Rhythmic, sensuous and very good for the body  everybody
can join Nicola for some belly dancing.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7743


SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY OPEN DAY AT THE GLOBE
Sunday 18 April
12pm-5pm  at Shakespeare's Globe,  New Globe Walk; free
Shakespeare's Globe, with support from the Mayor of London's
annual St George's day celebrations, will for the sixth year
host a free Open Day. Celebrating this year's Rhythm of
London theme, events will focus on the music and sounds of
Shakespeare. Visitors will help create the soundscape to the
witches' scene in Macbeth; the wives from Shakespeare's
Henry VIII will wonder the piazza exploring London songs
such as Oranges and Lemons, and workshops focusing on
singing will be available throughout the day The event is
free to all with events and activities across the site.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8648

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{ Local job vacancies }

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 }

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

* Recycling Books
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/125039
* Dustcarts with engines running!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/125024
* Looking for 1 bed in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/124988
* Ujima Housing Association
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124986
* Quirky Party Venue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124982
* Bloomberg TV filming at Elephant Shopping centre
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124981
* Southwark Local History Library
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124959
* Looking for driving instructor (Automatic)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124938
* Congestion charge issues in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124934
* Val Shawcross
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124920
* Home washing machine repair
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124903
* Holiday drama/dance for children?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124897
* Space for a one off yoga class
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124876
* The new "art installation" St George's Rd.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/124872


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

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Looking for meeting space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/124522    
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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{ Noticeboard }

Interested in how the London Mayor's housing and planning
policies and strategies impact locally?  Are you aware that
councils in SE London work together around some housing
issues?  Would you like the opportunity to meet and discuss
common issues with other tenant representatives from
neighbouring SE London boroughs? 
 
On 15th April we are organising a meeting in Lewisham on
housing and planning in SE London for council and housing
association tenants from Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich,
Lewisham and Southwark.  There will be speakers from the
Mayor's Housing and Homelessness team and the SE London
Housing Partnership.  Workshops will focus on influencing
local and London-wide planning policies, housing and
regeneration in SE London and the SE London Housing
Strategy.     
 
To book a place and / or for more information, please
contact us by email - info@londontenant.org or telephone 020
7874 5464 (office staffed Mon-Wed 10.00-6.00)

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