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SE1 Direct 503: Waterloo Food Fair, Architecture festival etc
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 503

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

Monday 28 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: Get beach fit for summer! Free Power Plate trial
* What's on this week
* 1 local job vacancy 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

* Man critically injured in New Kent Road collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4642

* Boris Johnson plays table tennis in Bermondsey Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4641

* London Festival of Architecture update with Peter Murray
Listen at: http://boo.fm/b145118

* Competition to find new artwork for Blackfriars Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4640

* Boris Johnson opens LSBU green technology research centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4639

* Firefighters in Union Street vuvuzela protest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4638

* Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court under threat of closure
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4637

* Queen and Prince William visit the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4636

* Cyclist injured in Borough High Street lorry collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4635

* Will Jubilee Gardens be ready for 2012 Olympics?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4634

* Sir Hugh Taylor to chair Guy's and St Thomas'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4632

* Armed Forces Day flag raised at City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4631

* Blackfriars Road pedestrian countdown timers switched on
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4630

* Levi Roots joins St Thomas' Hospital open day
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4629

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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'.

LONDON ASSURANCE: FREE OUTDOOR PROJECTION ON THE SOUTH BANK
Monday 28 June
6.45pm at National Theatre,  South Bank; free
The National Theatre's sell-out production of Dion
Boucicault's London Assurance starring Simon Russell Beale
and Fiona Shaw will be broadcast live to cinemas in London
and around the world as part of NT Live. For the first time
the production will also be broadcast on a large outdoor
screen in Theatre Square in front of the National on the
South Bank as part of the free Watch This Space summer
festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9256


CHOCOLATE TASTING: A HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE
Monday 28 June
7pm-8pm  at Bermondsey Kitchen, 194 Bermondsey Street; £10
from 020 7407 5719 or bermondseykitchen@yahoo.co.uk
Join Sara Jayne Stanes, passionate chocolate evangelist, for
a fascinating and fun tasting and talk at Bermondsey
Kitchen. The author of Chocolate - the definitive guide
shares three thousand years of history from cocoa pod to
pudding plate. Taste chocolate made from different beans
from around the world, and understand what cocoa has meant
to different cultures over the centuries. Part of Bermondsey
Kitchen's Dark Arts of Chocolate festival in aid of Chefs
Adopt a School 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9360


WATERLOO FOOD FAIR IN EMMA CONS GARDENS
Thursday 1 July
5pm-7pm  at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut; free
Browse the food stalls as some of the most exciting
restaurants, bars and food shops in Waterloo come together
in a single location. Enjoy a Latin-inspired barbeque from
Cubana, a traditional lamb spit-roast from Imbibe, tasty
British bangers from The Stage Door as well as free tasty
treats from Greensmiths, Waterloo's local food store. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9219


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 1 July
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert by Southbank Sinfonia. Enjoy a glass
of wine while you listen... Programme combining chamber
works by Martin Butler and Peter Wiegold with a project
developed through improvisation with members of notes
inégales
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8386


REAL FOOD FESTIVAL MARKET
Friday 2 to Sunday 4 July
Fri 11am-8pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12 noon-6pm at Southbank
Centre Square,  Belvedere Road
On the first weekend of each month 40 selected Real Food
Festival producers will come to the South Bank bringing
Londoners the opportunity to buy great quality, fresh
produce and ingredients at affordable prices, direct from
the producer. The local community will have a regular place
to come and buy seasonal, nutritionally-dense real food to
take home and cook with.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9153


SHOWCASE: MINT STREET PARK OPEN DAY
Friday 2 July
3.30pm-6pm  at Mint Street Park,  Southwark Bridge Road;
free
Celebrating 10 years of Bankside Open Spaces Trust with a
showcase of the talents of families and young people. In
partnership with Blackfriars Settlement and Bankside
Residents' Forum. A great day out to discover and experience
different activities you can enjoy locally. A launch for
joint improvements to the park and try out for the new
stage. A family fun day in the park to meet your friends and
enjoy playing outdoors. Bouncy castle, face paints and
storytelling. Meet local groups, businesses, fire brigade,
play games and gather information Community Sports Day at
4pm. Beat the goalie, try the new gym equipment, osteopathy
and other ways to make you healthier and stronger. Talent
Showcase (3.55pm to 7pm) - show off your skills.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8543


ARCHITECTURE ON THE SOUTH BANK: OPEN-AIR FILM SCREENING
Friday 2 July
11pm at National Theatre,  South Bank
Projected on the NT flytower, this programme of short films
from the BFI archive shows the evolution of the South Bank
from the opening of Waterloo Station, via the Festival of
Britain, to the cultural building sites in the 1960s and a
night with cineastes at the National Film Theatre. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9369


FRESH WELCOME: ARCHITECTS BRANDISHING RUNNER BEAN PLANTS
Saturday 3 July
11am at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut; free
A troupe of volunteers, led by staff from Whitelaw
Turkington landscape architects, will carry hundreds of
runner bean plants from the 'gateways' into the Waterloo
area to the South Bank, to become part of the London
Festival of Architecture's Bankside Urban Forest.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9157


TIBET FESTIVAL IN THE PARK: DALAI LAMA'S 75TH BIRTHDAY
Saturday 3 July
12pm-6pm  at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,  Lambeth Road;
free
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park - which includes the Tibetan
Peace Garden that was opened by the Dalai Lama in 1999 -
will be buzzing with musicians, entertainers and performers
from Tibet and around the world along with an array of
Tibetan and other stalls, Tibetan food and more. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9252


SPANISH CIVIL WAR INTERNATIONAL BRIGADES COMMEMORATION
Saturday 3 July
12.30pm at Jubilee Gardens,  Belvedere Road
Annual International Brigade Memorial Trust commemoration
for the Spanish Civil War republican volunteers from Britain
and Ireland. Music, speeches and wreath-laying. The memorial
has been in Jubilee Gardens since 1985. This year there is a
chance to see Antifascistas, an exhibition on the British
and Irish volunteers in the Spanish Civil War, written,
designed and produced by the IBMT. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9140


TRANSFORMING TATE MODERN OPEN SITE
Saturday 3 to Sunday 4 July
10am-4pm  at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Tate is offering the public an opportunity to observe the
new development site that will transform Tate Modern. From
the viewing platform off Sumner Street, the three Bankside
Power Station oil tanks, at the foundation of the new
building, will be visible.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9282


CHILDREN'S CHOCOLATE FRUIT DIPPING
Saturday 3 July
1pm-6pm  at Bermondsey Kitchen, 194 Bermondsey Street; £5;
booking not essential but useful on 020 7407 5719
For children aged 3 and above (unless you don't mind getting
seriously messy). Your children can make delicious
chocolates to take home by dipping fruit in chocolate.
Bermondsey Kitchen will provide the chocolate, fruit, aprons
and chef's hats, you provide the children.  While you wait
for your lunch to be cooked, your children can be
entertained by an investigation of the liquid properties of
chocolate. And theoretically no eating until the chocolate
has set... Saturday 26th June and Saturday 3rd July 1pm to
6pm £5 Booking not essential but useful! Call us on Part of
Bermondsey Kitchen's Dark Arts of Chocolate festival in aid
of Chefs Adopt a School
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9361


NEO BANKSIDE AND TATE MODERN: SCULPTED IN SUGAR
Saturday 3 to Sunday 4 July
 at Neo Bankside Pavilion,  Hopton Street
Developers of Neo Bankside, the new residential scheme
currently being built in Hopton Street, commissioned
sculptor Brendan Jamison to make sculptures of both Tate
Modern and the tallest of the Neo Bankside buildings
entirely out of sugar cubes! Click the link below for
details of sugar sculpting workshops for children and tours
of the building site.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9362


PEABODY TEA HOUSE OF FUN
Saturday 3 July
1pm-5pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street
While visiting Bankside why not sit down and enjoy a
refreshing afternoon tea organized by local Peabody
residents. There will also be a swap stall and music while
you relax over a cuppa and cake. Part of the Bankside Fringe
for the London Festival of Architecture.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9367


IAIN SINCLAIR IN CONVERSATION WITH MARTIN KARLSSON
Saturday 3 July
2pm-3.30pm  at Tate Modern, Bankside; £9 (conc £7) from
www.tate.org.uk
Iain Sinclair, writer and chronicler of London, is in
conversation with Martin Karlsson who has created a project
on the 100-metre hoarding that encloses the building works
for the extension to Tate Modern. London - An Imagery 2008-9
takes as its starting point Gustave Dore's 1872 gothic
etchings. Karlsson updates this portrait of the city.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9229


SUMMER FAIR IN THORBURN SQUARE
Saturday 3 July
2pm-4pm  at St Anne's,  Thorburn Square
Teas, stalls, children's activities. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9241


EALING YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Saturday 3 July
6pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free; donations
welcome
Free concert celebrating the London launch of an
EU-supported project for travelling youth orchestras
entitled the 'European Festivals Experience'.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9067


MINI BANKSIDE
Saturday 3 to Sunday 4 July
10am-4pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free
Come and see models of the various new developments, old
photographs of local landmarks and the new photographic
exhibition 'My Favourite Bankside Building'. Part of the
Bankside Fringe for the London Festival of Architecture.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9368


THE FOOD EXCHANGE AT BOROUGH MARKET
Sunday 4 July
Local community 12 noon-3pm; open to all 3pm-6pm at Borough
Market, 8 Southwark Street; free
Based around the elements of food, community, exchange,
knowledge, architecture, the event will gather together
chefs, medical herbalists, “guerilla scientists”, food
historians and story tellers for a series of workshops and
demonstrations, all aimed at promoting community spirit
through learning and eating. The Food Exchange will also
play host to the official launch of the Nomadic Allotments
project. Built by Cardiff University students, the
allotments are required to be versatile, economical,
lightweight and portable and will incorporate reclaimed and
recycled market materials such as pallets and packaging. The
legacy of the project will be an invaluable new community
resource offering rare growing space in central London.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9132


GARDEN BARGE SQUARE - VISIT SE1'S FLOATING GARDEN
Sunday 4 July
2pm-5pm  at Downings Roads Moorings,  Mill Street; £3 (share
to RNLI)
A series of seven floating barge gardens connected by
walkways and bridges. Gardens have an eclectic range of
plants for year-round seasonal interest. Home-made teas
available. Marine environment: suitable shoes and care
needed. Not suitable for small children. A National Gardens
Scheme event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8561


TEA DANCE AT THE ELEPHANT
Monday 5 July
1pm-3pm  at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre,  Elephant and
Castle; free
A six piece band and a professional instructor will guide
you through foxtrots, quicksteps, cha chas and many more
classic dances. Tea and coffee will be provided. Meet
outside the Southwark Council office on the upper level of
the shopping centre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9265


OPEN AIR FILM SCREENING IN CANVEY STREET, BANKSIDE
Monday 5 July
7pm at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street; free
Free open-air film screening. The movie will be chosen by
public vote at www.greatbritishsummer10.com/bankside-mix -
the options are Slumdog Millionaire, Oceans 11, Italian Job
and Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9284

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Team member, Woolfson & Tay bookshop, Bermondsey Square

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 }

* Contemporary office/ desk space, Tower Bridge Road
* 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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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

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

* Cross Fit Central London in Ewer Street / Union Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128348
* Weeds in Archbishop's Park and St Mary's Gardens
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128344
* King's Reach Tower (old IPC Building) - what's happening?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128305
* Harper Road and Family Mosaic housing association proposal
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128254
* Hairdressers in Waterloo that don't charge the earth
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128224
* Supermarket Shocker
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128204
* Builder recommendation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128196
* Cycle Superhighway on Southwark Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128189
* 78 bus accident on Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128145

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 }

* Business mentors - Princes Trust
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/128011
* Looking for gift or loan of tables for pop-up space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/127614
* 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
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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