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SE1 Direct 500: Films, walks, talks, carnival, music & bikes
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 500

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

Monday 7 June 2010                            ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan Meeting Rooms: 'Your meeting space for SE1'
* What's on this week
* 4 local job vacancies this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* 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

* Road closed after man assaulted in Southwark Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4593

* Be one of the first to ride a Barclays Cycle Hire bike
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4592

* Newington Gardens escape: "premier league criminal" jailed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4590

* Man found in Cole St dies in hospital; witnesses sought
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4589

* Tesco Express now open in Tower Bridge Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4587

* 'Railway Children' train arrives at Waterloo International
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4586

* Revealed: Elephant & Castle southern junction new look
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4584

* Man shot outside Whitesmiths Arms in Crosby Row
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4583

* Go-ahead for two-storey 'doughnut' extension to Spa School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4582

* Southwark Lib Dems name their shadow cabinet
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4579

* Trinity Street BT cabinet transformed into work of art
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4578

* Planning committee meetings to be held at Tooley Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4577

* Boar's Head pub sign goes on display at Shakepeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4595

* Double-deck cycle parking at Waterloo Station unveiled
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4576

* Doritos installs giant sofa in Potters Fields Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4585

* Setback for Neo Bankside social housing in Alice Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4594

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{ Advert: Elan Meeting Rooms: 'Your meeting space for SE1' }

Elan Meeting Rooms is a newly furnished meeting space in SE1
suitable for seminars, meetings and workshops. Conveniently
located near London Bridge Station at Royal Oak Yard just
off Bermondsey Street.

The seminar rooms are light and airy with a separate
business lounge reception area and can be hired for a half
or full day.  Whether you are looking for somewhere to host
a seminar or a space to present to clients, Elan meeting
rooms offer a variety of meeting options at a reasonable
price.

Tea, coffee and beverages can be provided. Catering for
buffet lunches can be provided upon request.  Laptop and
projector equipment can also be hired.                         

The various meeting options our rooms can accommodate:
* Theatre: Up to 40 seated
* Workshop: Up to 36 seated - 6 tables
* Boardroom: Up to 20 seated 

To check availability, price and to book the meeting rooms,
please call 020 7403 1500 or email info@elanand.co.uk

Full address is Unit 3 Cedar Court 1 Royal Oak Yard London
SE1 3GA. (Near 156 Bermondsey Street). 

Website: http://www.elantax.com/meeting-rooms.htm

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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
> Now taking bookings for mid August 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'.

COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 7 June
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free; free to members
A series of artist films that look at the roles of audience,
viewer and artist/director. 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 the door.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9189


A BERMONDSEY WALK
Tuesday 8 June
7pm (meet 6.45pm on main concourse near M&S) at London
Bridge Station,  Railway Approach; 1
Led by Stephen Humphrey. A Southwark and Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8587


LONDON JOURNEYS IN TIME: LONDON JOURNEYS PART 2
Tuesday 8 June
6.30pm-8.30pm  at The Chamber, City Hall,  The Queen's Walk;
free; To reserve a place contact art@tube.tfl.gov.uk or 020
7027 8694
This discussion will explore the role of time in our city -
what pressures does it create and how do we endeavour to
escape or control it. An Art on the Underground event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9058


ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION PARTY
Tuesday 8 June
8pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street
A social evening for book lovers to meet other enthusiasts.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9162


VAUXHALL: A LITTLE HISTORY GUIDED WALK
Wednesday 9 June
Meet 3pm outside Starbucks, opposite Vauxhall Underground
Station; free to VCS members, otherwise 2 
Penny Howard leads a walk back through time, from Vauxhall's
origins in the forced marriage of a teenage widow and mother
to a brutal mercenary, through to the heyday of Vauxhall
Gardens, the grime of the industrial revolution and thsen on
to the present day of spies, bridges and the great pineapple
controversy. Duration: 2 hours, finishing back at Vauxhall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9097


BOROUGH BOOK GROUP AT THE TABLE CAFE IN SOUTHWARK STREET
Wednesday 9 June
6.15pm at The Table, 85 Southwark Street; free
The Borough book group will this month discuss The Lacuna by
Barbara Kingsolver. Copies can be collected at John Harvard
Library. Please contact eugenia.atta@southwark.gov.uk to
pick up a copy of the book or make further enquiries.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9160


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 9 June
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Learn about plans to demolish the bookshop at the corner of
Waterloo Road and Baylis Road in order to build a new
'boutique hotel'.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7941


SINGOLOGY PRESENTS EVERYBODY DANCE! GOSPEL MUSIC AT SCOOP
Wednesday 9 June
7pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Come and experience Gospel music like never before. 
Guaranteed to make you want to dance!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9182


LIBRARY COFFEE MORNING
Thursday 10 June
10.30am-11.30am  at East Street Library, 168-179 Old Kent
Road
Come meet the staff of your local library. Refreshments
provided. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9092


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 10 June
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert by Southbank Sinfonia in partnership
with London Sinfonietta. Enjoy a glass of wine while you
listen... 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8383


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 10 June
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street
Quarterly meeting for South Bank residents convened by MPs
Kate Hoey and Simon Hughes. Hear about the latest local
projects and have your say.
* Meet your local councillors and hear their priorities
* The opening of the Florence Nightingale Museum
* Jubilee Gardens Update
* Stamford Street road closure
* Waterloo Carnival
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8495


FRIGHT BIKE 4: STATIONS OF THE DEAD GUIDED BIKE RIDE
Thursday 10 June
Meet 7pm next to Lawrence Olivier statue @ National Theatre;
free; booking required penny@fandmpublications.co.uk 
This guided bike ride is a collaboration between the One Eye
Grey penny dreadful and Southwark Cyclists. Spectral Eskimo
babies, dueling prime ministers and ghostly royalty
alongside some spooky barges and unlikely (but true)
folklore. Beautiful hidden buildings, gorgeous bits of
riverfront and some rather attractive parkland also feature
in this nicely languid loop starting and finishing in
Lambeth, where the lambs were landed dontcha know?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9158


NORTON ROSE CHOIR
Thursday 10 June
7pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Be uplifted by a thoroughly fun and enjoyable performance by
a 'home grown' choir from More London Estate.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9183


MONKEYS TEA PARTY: GET READY FOR WATERLOO CARNIVAL
Friday 11 June
9.30am-11.30am  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108
Stamford Street; free
First of a series of family events in the build-up to the
Waterloo Carnival on 16 July. Mums can have tea and cakes
whilst the little monkeys can enjoy mask making, face
painting and music sessions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9215


LONDON GAY MEN'S CHORUS OPEN-AIR CONCERT AT THE SCOOP
Friday 11 June
7pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
The London Gay Men's Chorus returns to The Scoop at More
London to preview their new show "The Seven Deadly Sins".
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9184


SAM'S DAY AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE: FREE TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Saturday 12 June
10am-5pm  at Shakespeare's Globe,  New Globe Walk; free
A packed day of interactive workshops, demonstrations and
platform discussions around the Globe site will celebrate
the birthday of Sam Wanamaker, who initiated the project to
rebuild Shakespeare's Globe on Bankside. Places will be
allocated on a first come first served basis  just turn up
on the day to book. Booking for all sessions opens at 9am on
Saturday morning in the main foyer.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8649


BERMONDSEY & ROTHERHITHE CARNIVAL
Saturday 12 June
12 noon-6pm in Southwark Park
Parade starts 2pm at Spa Gardens, Grange Road; free
This year's Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Carnival is centred on
Southwark Park's bandstand with events taking place between
12 noon and 6pm. The carnival procession will start at
Bermondsey's Spa Gardens at 2pm. The Blitz-themed parade,
run by local arts company Arts Desire, will snake its way to
Southwark Park via The Blue.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9156


LAVENDER FESTIVAL AT GARDEN MUSEUM
Saturday 12 to Sunday 13 June
Sat 10.30am-4pm; Sun 10.30am-5pm at Garden Museum,  Lambeth
Palace Road; Free with museum admission 6 (conc 5)
Following on from last year's Lavender Festival, Dr Simon
Charlesworth will again bring his breathtaking range of
Lavenders to the Museum and will also talk about the care
and cultivation of lavenders. Don't miss this chance to buy
gorgeous plants for your border or window box. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8811


APPOINTMENT OF CHURCH LEADER
Saturday 12 June
2pm at Welsh Chapel, 90 Southwark Bridge Road
Borough Welsh Congregational Church welcomes Miss Eiri Jones
MA as church leader at a service of appointment. Members of
the community are welcome to join the service.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9070


SEE SE1'S FLOATING GARDEN: OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND
Saturday 12 to Sunday 13 June
2pm-4pm at Downings Roads Moorings,  Mill Street; Ticket for
201 participating London gardens 7.50 in advance (by 9 Jun)
& 9 on day. 
These historic moorings date back 200 years or more. Gardens
have been created on the decks of many of the barges to form
an 'inside-out' floating garden square. Snacks available
(proceeds to RNLI).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9164


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Saturday 12 June
2.30pm at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Find out about the Victorian roots of Red Cross Garden and
its founder Octavia Hill by joining a free guided tour. For
more information please call 020 7403 3393 or email
agnes@bost.org.uk.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9194


NOTES FROM A BIG COUNTRY: AMERICAN CONCERT FOR WORLD CUP
Saturday 12 June
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; 15, 12, 10
from 020 8605 2266
This Wimbledon Choral Society concert has an American theme,
comprising music by American composers or with American
influences, and is timed to coincide with England's World
Cup football match against the USA. The start time of 6pm
and an anticipated finish time of 7.15pm will allow any
football fans to see the kick off at 7.30 in one of the many
nearby hostelries.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9125


USA WOMAN BISHOP PRESIDES AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL EUCHARIST
Sunday 13 June
11am at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
The Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church in
the United States of America, the Most Revd Katharine
Jefferts Schori, will preach and preside at the Choral
Eucharist. This is believed to be the first time that she
has both preached and presided at an English Cathedral. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9084


MERRICK SQ & TRINITY CHURCH SQ: OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND
Sunday 13 June
11am-6pm  at Merrick Square and Trinity Church Square
Trinity Street; Ticket for 201 participating London gardens
7.50 in advance (by 9 Jun) & 9 on day
Once again Trinity Newington Residents' Association is
organising a beer tent, a Pimm's bar, various stalls, live
music, children's activities, ice cream and (hopefully)
sunshine. Come and enjoy the day. If you would like to play
music, run a stall or help TNRA to run the day in any way,
call 07726 305325 or email info@tnra.net
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9165


CELEBRATING SANCTUARY: COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Sunday 13 June
2pm-7pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Celebrating the start of Refugee Week, the festival features
music, dance, spoken word, food, drink and craft from
cultures around the world. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8925

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Faith and Community Development Worker, Methodist Church
* Book Keeper / Accountant - Property Management
* Church Manager, Haddon Hall Baptist Church
* Team member, Terry's Cafe

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 }

* Brand new office space in London Bridge SE1 available

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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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

 * Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Young Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4591

* Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance & the Camera; Tate Modern
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4588

* Otieno at Southwark Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4580

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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 roof slate - anyone want some broken tiles?
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127574
* Mums' and toddler groups near Bermondsey Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127500
* Papa Johns takeaway right on Tower Bridge Road at 168a
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127467
* Empty Plot on Bear Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127450
* Dog mess and antisocial behaviour in Bermondsey's parks
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127445
* Traffic at St. George's Circus on Friday evening
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127523
* Oven repair man
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127444
* Brook Drive - a good place to bring up a family?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127365
* Space/room to use for yoga class near St Thomas Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127349
* Paddy Power comes to Borough High Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127326
* SE1 Newsletter Issue 500 [at least someone noticed - ed]
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127315
* sixwineseight wine shop opens at Shortwave Bermondsey Sq
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127306
* Charity Clothes Drop Off Bin
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127302
* Pregnancy Yoga and Massage
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/127295
        
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 }

* Local Networking Contacts
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/127381
* Hunting for a Handyman
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/126992
* Kiosk Lease - London Bridge Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/126850
* Looking for storage space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/126559
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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