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SE1 Direct 519: Big Draw, Apple Day, October Plenty & more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 519

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Monday 18 October 2010                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: HR Consultant. SE1 based.
* What's on this week
* 5 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

* 7 new Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations planned for SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4882

* Bermondsey Street tall buildings: council backs down
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4873

* 381 & RV1 diverted: Stamford St shut eastbound till April
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4884

* Hollar's 1647 panorama from Southwark now an iPhone app
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4877

* Artist Stephen Wiltshire draws the Shard from memory
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4880

* Lib Dems prevented from mentioning Elephant £26 million
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4879

* Tate bans public from walking on Turbine Hall sculpture
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4878

* Sculptor's walking boat fails to climb onto Bankside beach
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4875

* Pregnant woman punched in face at London Bridge Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4874

* Tate given 5 years to build Mandela Way collections centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4872

* Neo Bankside affordable housing in Alice Street approved
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4883

* 72 affordable homes in Harper Road approved by councillors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4871

* Millennium Bridge daytime closures this week
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4885

* Southwark links of Mary MacKillop - Australia's 1st saint
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4881

* Gillie Johnson memorial tree at Waterloo Millennium Green
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4870

* Morley College takes anti-cuts petition to Downing Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4869

* Fire at London Ambulance Service HQ in Waterloo Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4868

* 24-year-old killed in New Kent Road collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4866

* Jim Wintour appointed to lead United St Saviour's Charity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4876

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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'.


AVIVA BIG PICTURE POP UP STUDIO
Monday 18 October
10am-6pm at Theatre Square, National Theatre, South Bank;
free
Aviva's You Are The Big Picture global campaign will see
members of the public able to have their photo projected
onto landmark buildings around the world including the
National Theatre on the South Bank. On Monday Patric Shaw
will be snapping 100 Londoners on the South Bank. The lucky
recipients will get to keep a copy of their photo before
seeing it projected onto the National Theatre during the
week.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9932


TRISHA BROWN - DRIFT - DANCE ON THE SOUTH BANK
Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 October
12.30pm & 2.30pm at Riverside Walkway near National Theatre,
South Bank; free
Dancers from Trinity Laban recreate Trisha Brown's Drift
along the riverside between Southbank Centre and Tate
Modern. In the original Drift (1974) performers advance at a
medium pace while moving a fraction of an inch to the right
with each step, causing the image to drift slowly right and
then left. Passers-by can stop to watch the piece or
accompany the performers along their journey. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9930


TRISHA BROWN DANCE COMPANY EARLY WORKS - TATE MODERN
Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 October
1pm & 3pm at Turbine Hall Bridge, Tate Modern, Bankside;
free
From the starting point on the bridge of Tate Modern's
Turbine Hall, the audience is directed to other parts of the
gallery to discover the works as they unfold amongst the
permanent collection. This is a unique opportunity to see
seminal works that have influenced dancemakers worldwide.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9929


POETRY IN THE SQUARE
Tuesday 19 October
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; £4
Host Daniel Cockrill, famed for putting on poetry events for
people who do not necessarily like poetry, comes to
Bermondsey Square to deliver a poetry evening that will make
you laugh, cry, think and feel. With headline act Jacob Sam
La-Rose.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9878


REDEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR ELIZABETH HOUSE
WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 20 October
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors
development in the Waterloo area. Hear developers present
their plans and contribute to the debate. A first chance to
learn about David Chipperfield's plans to redevelop the
Elizabeth House site in York Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7944


STORYTELLING IN BERMONDSEY SQUARE
Thursday 21 October
10am-11am  at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; free
Bookshop / gallery opens an hour early especially for this
event. Bring your toddler and relax with a cappuccino in the
cafe while Vanessa Woolf tells colourful stories with a
local flavour for under-fives. All welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9834


IAN McMILLAN AT BANG SAID THE GUN
Thursday 21 October
8pm at The Roebuck, 50 Great Dover Street; £5
Stand-up poetry with regulars Dan Cockrill, Martin Galton,
Rob Auton and featuring Ian McMillan. Plus 'Raw Meat Stew'
open mic spots.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9872


THE BIG DRAW: MAKE YOUR MARK ON THE FUTURE
Friday 22 & Saturday 23 October
11.30am-5.30pm between London Bridge and Tower Bridge
The 2-day Big Draw Festival aims to engage Southwark
residents and visitors from all parts of London and beyond
with the rapidly changing face of London Bridge and
Bermondsey and to celebrate the creativity of its citizens
of all ages.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9591


BOOK GROUP AT JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
Friday 22 October
1pm-2pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free
The book group will this month discuss Bad Luck and Trouble
by Lee Child. Coffee and tea will be provided. To pick up a
copy of the book or find out more about the group email
eugenia.atta@southwark.gov.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9900


OPEN DAY AT PARKER'S ROW CONVENT
Saturday 23 October
10am-4pm  at Convent of Mercy,  Parker's Row; free
The Mercy Heritage Centre (Bermondsey) is celebrating 2010
International Year of the Nurse and the 100th anniversary of
the death of Florence Nightingale with a small exhibition
showing the continued nursing care by Sisters of Mercy from
the Crimean War (1854-1856) to the present day. Eight
Sisters of Mercy from Bermondsey Convent worked with
Florence Nightingale in the Crimea and Florence remained in
touch with the Community afterwards, writing them many
letters. Nursing Sisters belonging to the Institute of Our
Lady of Mercy today work in a variety of roles, including
care of the elderly, mental health nursing, complimentary
therapies, and healthcare in Kenya and Peru. occasion, the
Sisters are happy to open their home by appointment. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9831


TRANSFORMING BERMONDSEY AND ROTHERHITHE'S NHS
Saturday 23 October
10.30am-2pm followed by lunch at Time & Talents Centre, The
Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street SE16
Come and find out about local health issues. Southwark
Health & Social Care wants to hear your views, so book to
attend and find out what's happening in your area. To
reserve a place email ppi@southwarkpct.nhs.uk or call 020
7525 7888
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9840


THE OLD BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK IN THE BLITZ - GUIDED WALK
Saturday 23 October
Meet 2pm in southern churchyard at Southwark Cathedral,
London Bridge; £7
Hear tales of bravery and tragedy as our historic old
borough was in the firing line for the duration of World War
II. Length of walk approx 2.5 hours. Walk finishes at
Southwark Underground Station. Contact Neil Bright: 07734
295122
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9924


BRIXTON BLACK PANTHERS AND THE OLIVE MORRIS STORY
Saturday 23 October
5.30pm-7pm  at Topolski Century, Arches 150-152 Hungerford
Bridge,  Concert Hall Approach; £4 from 020 7620 1275 or
education@topolskicentury.org.uk
It is a little known fact there was a chapter of the Black
Panthers based in Brixton. Against the backdrop of Feliks
Topolskiís monumental murals of some of the key figures of
the British and American civil rights movement, hear
testimony from surviving members plus rare video footage and
photographs, as stories of the British civil rights struggle
in the 1970s are reveaped Olive Morris was a community
activist in Brixton.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9904


THE BIG BULB PLANT IN GMH PARK
Sunday 24 October
10am-1pm  at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,  Lambeth Road;
free
The Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park and the two
ranger gardeners based there are hoping to build on the work
they did last year to bring more spring colour to the park.
They are expecting more than 5,000 bulbs to be delivered and
they need some volunteers to get them all planted. Meet on
the Kennington Road side of the park. Wear outdoor clothes.
Gloves will be provided and everyone is welcome, however
long you can stay for. Just turn up.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9931


OCTOBER PLENTY WITH THE LIONS PART
Sunday 24 October
12 noon at Bankside Pier,  Bankside; free
October Plenty is an Autumn harvest celebration held
annually in Southwark. Beginning on Bankside, by
Shakespeare's Globe, October Plenty mixes ancient seasonal
customs and theatre with contemporary festivity. October
Plenty is a collective celebration of the seasons, weather
and food, in a public place, with access to everyone. The
event is free, and happens whatever the weather.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9770


APPLE DAY AT BOROUGH MARKET AND SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Sunday 24 October
12 noon-6pm at Borough Market
Up to 30 Borough Market traders will open up for the annual
Apple Day event. This family celebration of the seasonal
apple harvest offers visitors the opportunity to sample
apple varieties and products including limited edition Apple
Day preserves, pies and juices. Southwark Cathedral will
also be holding its harvest Eucharist at 11am and offering a
delicious range of apple themed meals in its refectory.
There will also be fun and games in the south west
churchyard with the Ministry of Fun. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9898


THE GHOST WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Monday 25 October
Meet 6.45pm for 7pm at Tabard Street piazza; £10 (conc £7)
John Constable's popular pre-Halloween walk takes in haunted
pubs, a Borough magician, a female gladiator, Cross Bones
Graveyard and the spookiest stretch of the Thames. For
adults and children aged 8 or over - children must be
accompanied. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9849

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Interim Business Liaison Manager, Better Bankside
* Borough Market Merchandiser
* Part-time waiting/bar staff, The Laughing Gravy
* Bar Back in a busy SE1 bar
* Business for Sale, Caterpillar Music
* Part time cleaner, Bermondsey Street

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
 
* Reputable charity collections for books?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132459
* Flat to rent - good agent?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/132416
* Christmas lunch
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132407
* Why has the Chambers Wharf development stopped?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132385
* Archbishops Park - cricket nets?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132374
* Military helicopter activity around City Hall?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132350
* 5 a side pitches in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132347
* Newington Gardens (Harper Rd) - safety
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132339
* Rainbow Building Crosby Row - what's happening?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132312
* Veolia bins everywhere in City Walk
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132311
* Wedding Ceremony Venue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132302
* New Banksy - The Grange
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/132245

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 cards
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/131775
* Single serviced office desk space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/131774
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7
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