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SE1 Direct 513: Southwark Mysteries walk, Thames Festival & more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 513

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Monday 6 September 2010                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Do you need an accountant?
* What's on this week
* 3 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

* Funeral of Hilary Wines, past Mayor of Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4785

* Lambeth Mission welcomes Rosemary Fletcher as minister
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4784

* Nick Franglen's Hymn to London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4783

* Ken Livingstone: I'd reinstate Cross River Tram project
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4782

* Boris Johnson and Kelly Brook at Potters Fields Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4781

* 1,000 morris dancers appear on London's streets
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4780

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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'.

SOUTHWARK MYSTERIES WALK: LONDINIUM
Monday 6 September
Meet 6.45pm for 7pm  at Tabard Street piazza by St George
the Martyr; free
First of a series of three free guided walks around the
oldest and wildest part of London with John Constable,
author of Secret Bankside - Walks In The Outlaw Borough and
The Southwark Mysteries, the epic play recently performed in
Southwark Cathedral. Southwark's first thousand years. Roman
roads and shopping-arcades, a female gladiator, temples to
Mars and Isis, the legend of Mary Overie and how St Olaf
once demolished London Bridge. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9593


DR BIKE WINTER WHEELIN' EVENT IN WATERLOO
Tuesday 7 September
5.30pm-7.30pm outside James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57
Waterloo Road; free
A Winter Wheelin'-themed Dr Bike event in the plaza outside
KCL's James Clerk Maxwell Building. Bring your bike to get a
free bike check - brakes, gears and tyres. The sustainable
transport team will also be on hand to provide advice on
cycling in and around Lambeth.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9050


ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING: GUY'S & ST THOMAS' NHS FOUNDATION
TRUST
Thursday 9 September
5.30pm-7.30pm  at Nevin Lecture Theatre, St Thomas'
Hospital,  Westminster Bridge Road
Hear from staff and ask questions about current work and
future plans for Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8900


WATERLOO LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
Thursday 9 September
6.30pm-8pm  at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
The book group at Waterloo Library meets on the second
Thursday of each month. The library buys 15 copies of each
title chosen. The titles range from contemporary
bestsellers, to award-winners and the occasional classic.
New members always welcome. Attending the group is free but
there is a small charge for refreshments (wine and crisps)
for those who want them. This month the group is discussing
Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed. Contact librarian Stephen
Males on 020 7926 8751 for further details.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9614


THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR IN LONDON
Thursday 9 September
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Robert Stephenson's illustrated talk will discuss places in
London that were either occupied, owned or had some
connection with the Knights Templar and their dramatic
downfall, including the sites of their imprisonment and
interrogation. Robert Stephenson is the chairman and lecture
organiser of RILKO - the Research Into Lost Knowledge
Organisation. A South East London Folklore Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9618


THE POLISH ART FESTIVAL
Thursday 9 to Saturday 11 September
Thu from 7pm; Fri & Sat 1pm till late at The Crypt, St
George the Martyr, Borough High Street; free; 
Nowy Cazas presents painting, photography, sculpture, poetry
and live music from Poland. The festival, since its
inaugural event a year ago has been promoting cultural
exchange and stimulating a social dialogue between a new
generation of Polish artists, musicians, writers and
intellectuals from different regions of Poland, now united
in London.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9709


MEN'S FASHION POP UP SALE AT BERMONDSEY SQUARE HOTEL
Friday 10 & Saturday 11 September
Fri 10am-8pm; Sat 10am-4pm at Bermondsey Square Hotel
E One Six London will be collaborating with Denisonboston to
present their new collections of luxury men's shirts and
distinctive accessories for the modern man. They will be
selling their collections at the Bermondsey Square Hotel in
the 60s-inspired 'Eleanor Suite'. Start your Christmas
shopping early and take advantage of some exclusive
discounts. For an invitation to be sent out to you and for
more information please email at shop@eonesixlondon.com or
call 020 7511 1555.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9671


THE MAYOR'S THAMES FESTIVAL
Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 September
A packed weekend of events on the water, the foreshore and
the riverside between Westminster Bridge and Tower Bridge.
Including the annual Feast on the Bridge at Southwark Bridge
on Saturday and the spectacular night carnival and fireworks
display on Sunday night.
Listings: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/groups/thames-festival
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/seriesmap/15


PORCH SALE IN TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE
Saturday 11 September
10am-3pm outside Henry Wood Hall,  Trinity Church Square
Another of Trinity Newington Residents' Association's
popular porch sales, by permission of Henry Wood Hall.
Hundreds of secondhand books plus CDs, DVDs and bric-a-brac
at great prices.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9443


OPENING EVENT AT WOOLFSON & TAY BOOKSHOP
Saturday 11 September
11am-6pm  at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; free
New independent bookshop, cafe and gallery Woolfson & Tay
celebrates its opening with live entertainment by Edwina
Hayes (as featured on the soundtrack of My Sister's Keeper)
and fun activities for children by Rabbie Khadim (as
featured on the Richard and Judy Show).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9674


THE HISTORY OF BERMONDSEY ABBEY
Saturday 11 September
2pm-5pm  at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey Street; free;
Please reserve a place by telephoning Stephen Humphrey on
020 7735 6716
Local historian Stephen Humphrey has organised this
afternoon meeting as part of the celebrations of the 1100th
anniversary of Bermondsey Abbey's mother house at Cluny in
eastern France. 11 September is the actual anniversary of
Cluny's foundation in 910. Talks will be given on the
history and excavations of the abbey and tea will be served.
There are also plans for a commemorative plaque in
Bermondsey Square.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9584


LONDON BRIDGE & THE CITY OF LONDON IN THE NIGHT BLITZ
Saturday 11 September
Meet 2pm at south churchyard at Southwark Cathedral,  London
Bridge; 7
Neil Bright leads a walk across London Bridge along to the
Bank of England then to St Paul's Cathedral, back across
Blackfriars Bridge and finishing at Southwark Station
recalling the terrible events of the Night Blitz of 1940/41
on both sides of the river.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9767


WE'RE BETTER TOGETHER: JOHN HEGLEY AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Sunday 12 September
7.30pm at Southwark Playhouse,  Shipwright Yard; 10
A 25th anniversary celebration of Southwark Primary Care
Counselling and Psychotherapy Service An evening of comedy
and stand-up poetry to celebrate the 25th year of serving
the residents of Southwark. Joining in the celebration will
be Liz Bentley, Rachel Pantechnicon and John Hegley. The
evening will be compered by Rosie Wilby.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9663

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Instrumental Teachers: Violin, Cello, Guitar, Piano 
* Activities Support Worker, Blackfriars Settlement
* Volunteer Visitor Host, Tate Modern

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 }

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

* Do you need help with your garden?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/131079
* Labour Exchange - historical enquiry
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/131075
* Southwark News archive
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/131067
* Glass jars
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/131066
* Air gun in Union Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/131037
* Carpet Fitter needed!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/131022
* Dentists in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/131010
* Petition against extending BSO license
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130999
* Photography subjects
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130995
* Copperfield Street / Loman Street SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130925
* Car crime on Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130905
* Am I overpaying? Shad Thames for 330pw
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/131080

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 }

* Desk Space needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/129618
* Business mentors - Princes Trust
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/128011
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7
 
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