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SE1 Direct 497: your Monday local news and events digest
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 497

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

Monday 17 May 2010                            ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Musical Fun for Little Ones NOW IN SE1
* What's on this week
* 6 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

* Bankside Birthday Barrows Parade 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4549

* No Soul For Sale at Tate Modern's Turbine Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4548

* 14 million raised at ARK party at Waterloo International
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4547

* Boris Johnson and Ian Wright receive 2018 World Cup bid
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4546

* Florence Nightingale Museum reopens to the public
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4545

* See Lambeth Palace treasures at 400th anniversary show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4544

* Tate Modern celebrates 10th birthday with procession
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4543

* Southwark Cathedral vault dug out for Thameslink reburials
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4542

* From Lynton Road to Houston: SE1 pupils win space race
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4541

* Bicycles on wall as SoBo launches evening wine bar menu
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4540

* Culture space cut back in latest plan for Potters Fields
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4539

* National Theatre reveals changes to South Bank building
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4538

* Nick Stanton quits as Southwark Liberal Democrat leader
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4537

* Posthumous civic award for town crier Peter Moore
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4536

* 'Dangerous' St Thomas Street trees cut down by TfL
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4535

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Go to http://www.facebook.com/londonse1

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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'.

RECLAIM YOUR LUNCH BREAK WITH MIND IN POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Monday 17 May
1pm-2pm  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
Mind - the leading Mental Health Charity in England and
Wales - is holding an event to launch their Mind Week
Campaign which focuses on Mental Health and Employment. They
will be holding a giant picnic in Potters Fields Park, so
grab your lunch and leave the office for a bit of a
de-stress and break. Cake will be provided!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9061


HOMOPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA &; RELIGION: USING THE BEST -
CHALLENGING THE WORST
Monday 17 May
7pm-8.30pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road
An IDAHO Day panel discussion with Rabbi Mark Solomon
(Liberal Judaism), Tansila Tauquir (The Safira Project) and
Terry Weldon (Queering the Church). Chaired by Andrew
Copson, chief executive, British Humanist Association.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9063


PHARMACY AND SLAVERY:
APOTHECARIES, MEDICINES & THE SLAVE TRADE 1650 TO 1833 
Wednesday 19 May
6pm-7pm  at Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 1
Lambeth High Street; free; email museum@rpsgb.org to book
Dr Stuart Anderson explores the fascinating interaction
between the slavery and medical history from the 17th
century to the abolition of slavery in 1833. A British
Society for the History of Pharmacy lecture.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8504


BIG DANCE BUBBLE IN POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Thursday 20 May
1.30pm-8.30pm  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
Rosy the bubble pavilion launches its London parks tour with
a dance performance created by David Harradine of Fevered
Sleep, a company that makes dance, theatre and visual art
for children and for adults, and are internationally
acclaimed for performance work for children. A choreographic
workshop will take place in the bubble that challenges local
dance practitioners to create a new dance work that responds
to the space. In the evening the bubble will come alive
through projected animations and music. Pre-booked
performances are at 1.30 & 2pm; open performance at 3pm. To
book a place on the choreographic workshop or attend the
daytime performances call Siobhan Davies Studios on 020 7091
9650.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9041


RUSH HOUR CONCERT: JAZZ IN WATERLOO
Thursday 20 May
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Southbank Sinfonia will be joined by renowned jazz
specialists Martin Hathaway and Sandy Burnett and members of
the Guildhall School of Music and Drama jazz department for
a week-long project which explores jazz music in an
orchestral setting. The project culminates in a special free
jazz Rush Hour concert.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8906


BIBLES, BATHS AND BOMBS: A HISTORY OF BURGESS PARK
Thursday 20 May
6pm-7.30pm  at East Street Library, 168-179 Old Kent Road;
free
An entertaining and informative talk. Refreshments provided.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8959


LUNCHTIME MUSIC: HYMNS & SPIRITUAL SONGS ARRANGED FOR FLUTE
Friday 21 May
1pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
If you enjoy well known classics and well known hymn tunes,
this is the programme for you. Colleen has arranged a number
of melodies for the flute alone and will present them at
this free lunch recital. Included on the programme will be
Mozart's Alleluia, the famous Largo from Xerxes and some
selections from Telemann's flute sonatas and fantasias.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9034


MAY SPRING FESTIVAL AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Friday 21 May
3.30pm-6pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way
Join the maypole dancing, get your face painted, make flower
masks, lavender bags and watch herbal demonstrations.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8981


NGS YELLOW BOOK OPEN DAY AT LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN
Saturday 22 May
2pm-5pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; 3.50
(children free)
Lambeth Palace garden is one of the oldest and largest
private gardens in London. The site has been occupied by
Archbishops of Canterbury since the end of the 12th century.
Formal courtyards with historic white fig (originally
planted 1555). Parkland-style garden with mature trees,
woodland and native planting, pond, hornbeam allee. Also
formal terrace, summer gravel border, chapel garden and
beehives. Home-made teas available. Beekeepers will be in
attendance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8562


FORUM MINI: ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN 6-12
Saturday 22 May
10am-3.30pm  at Toh Shimazaki Architecture, Unit 2, 14
Weller Street; 60
Forum Mini, created and run by architects, is a one day
school that opens the minds of children to architectural
designing. The day gives first hand design experience in a
workshop setting at the architects' own studio in Southwark.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8951


THE CITY - 2000 YEARS OF HISTORY GUIDED WALK
Saturday 22 May
Meet 10.30am or 2.30pm on riverside walkway outside City
Hall, The Queen's Walk; free
2.5 mile walk led by official City of London Guide. From the
Romans to Norman Foster the walk spans 2000 years of history
taking in City of London Livery Companies, Wren churches,
the Great Fire and the Blitz. Part of the Walk London Spring
into Summer Weekend
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9064


EXPLORING SEAFARING LONDON: FREE GUIDED WALK
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 May
Meet Sat 10.30am or 11am; Sun 11am outside City Hall,  The
Queen's Walk; free
Free guided walk from Tower Bridge to Greenwich via
Rotherhithe. Meet Brunel and his tunnel, Edward III and his
Manor House, Turner and his painting of the Fighting
Temeraire, the Pilgrim Fathers and The Mayflower, Queen
Elizabeth I and Francis Drake and even Tsar Peter the Great
of Russia - all in just six miles. Part of the Walk London
Spring into Summer Weekend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9065


THE BOROUGH VILLAGE COFFEE MORNING
Saturday 22 May
11am-1pm  at The Libertine, 125 Great Suffolk Street
Looking for a lovely way to start the weekend? Come to The
Libertine for great coffee, home-made cakes, fete games, a
craft table and more. All of the cash raised will be going
straight to Macmillan cancer support - the last event raised
350. Brought to you by The Borough Common Church. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8983


FAMILY DAY AT DESIGN MUSEUM
Saturday 22 May
11am-4pm  at Design Museum,  Shad Thames; normal charges
apply
Bring the whole family along to the Design Museum Family Day
for an exciting mix of design-themed activities and fun
workshops, exhibition trails, games and competitions. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9008


POLYGLOTS AND PEDDLARS: TALES FOR JUSTICE
Saturday 22 May
6pm-7.30pm  at St Andrew's Short Street,  Short Street
Kate Portal and Ken Luxon will be performing songs and tales
from around the world, on the themes of justice, wrongs
righted and the innocent saved. Part of the London-wide
Pentecost Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9066


GANET'S BIG BICYCLE ADVENTURE
Sunday 23 May
Tower Bridge to Roechester
Ganet's Adventure School Fund, a small South London based
charity, is calling on cyclists to join in a ride from Tower
Bridge to Rochester to raise 4,000 for the construction of
classrooms in a primary school in Malawi. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8937


FROM THE ELEPHANT TO THE OVAL
Sunday 23 May
Meet 11am outside London College of Communication, Elephant
& Castle
South Bank Ramblers will be taking part in Get Walking Day
with an easy walk, from the Elephant & Castle through
Kennington to the Oval tube station, aimed at people who are
new to walking. Meet outside London College of Communication
(exit 10 from the pedestrian subways).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9005


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM
Monday 24 May
6.30pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford St
The meeting will be an opportunity to discuss a number of
things that concern local people, while also being a chance
to meet your neighbours over refreshments. Topics to
include:
* Network Rail's plans for Blackfriars Station
* Update on the work of Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Thames flood defences 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8971

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Book Keeper / Accountant - Property Management
* Church Manager, Haddon Hall Baptist Church
* Team member, Terry's Cafe
* IT Specialist, The Facility
* Events Academy Project Manager, Better Bankside
* Opinion panel member for a TV company

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 }

* Office Unit to Let in Long Lane
* Commercial space to let - Alaska Buildings

Details at 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

* Rabbit hutch needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126627
* Dean Swift
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126624
* Spare Parking in Spice Quay
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126594
* London Assembly annual meeting - worth going?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126510
* BASIC English/Maths tutor
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126484
* Tate Modern Birthday
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126482
* Charity Shop at Guy's Hospital?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126477
* Cushions
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126474
* Raspberry and blackberry Leaves
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126473
* Quick question re vegetable stall in Lower Marsh
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126454
* Looking for a 1-bedroom in Shad Thames
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/126441
* Nick Stanton
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126424

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 storage space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/126559
* Web page
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/125799
* New business
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/125768
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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