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SE1 Direct 523: your weekly news & events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 523

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Monday 15 November 2010                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Ski-Fit on the Power Plate
* What's on this week
* 2 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

* Titanic garden & Waterloo Action Centre want your vote
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4940

* Remembrance Sunday: photos and video
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4939

* Work starts on Novotel and Ibis hotels in Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4935

* John Harvard Library bucks trend as visitor numbers rise
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4934

* Bermondsey's Albert McKenzie VC at Imperial War Museum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4933

* Shard skyscraper noise reduction efforts win award
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4938

* Waterloo Millennium Green: calling local residents
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4937

* Dr Andrew Harris appointed as Southwark coroner
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4936

* Arts project aims to capture essence of Elephant & Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4932

* Duke of Edinburgh opens Globe's new Sackler Studios
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4931

* London Development Agency boss sets out "tough messages"
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4930

* Waterloo Quarter BID asks firms to back second 5yr term
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4929

* Video: Pikemen and musketeers at Southwark Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4928

* Team London Bridge wins second term
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4926

* Paul Boateng preaches at Southwark Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4925

* Claim a 5 voucher at Borough's Jubilee Market on Thursday
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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'.

EMPIRE WAREHOUSE PUBLIC EXHIBITION, BEAR GARDENS, BANKSIDE
Monday 15 & Wednesday 17 November
Mon 4.30pm-7.30pm & Wed 2pm-5pm at 1-2 Bear Gardens
Public exhibition of plans by Macro Investments to redevelop
the Empire Warehouse site in Bear Gardens, Bankside.
Proposed uses include a "boutique apartment hotel" and
residential accommodation.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10124


ENCOUNTERING SCULPTURE
Monday 15 November
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free; to book
email gileswgoddard@gmail.com or phone 020 7633 9819
Ghislaine Kenyon, a learning and interpretation specialist,
formerly head of education at the National Gallery and
Somerset House will introduce Ana Maria Pacheco's Shadows of
the Wanderer.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10103


SHAD THAMES RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION OPEN MEETING
Monday 15 November
7.30pm at The Bridge House, 218 Tower Bridge Road
Local residents are invited to attend this meeting which
includes an update on the association's recent activities.
Cllr Peter John, leader of Southwark Council, will address
the meeting. Stephen Cornford, director of the Potters
Fields Park Management Trust will provide an update on the
latest events on the park, and issues relating to the
development on the adjoining coach park. Riverside ward
councillor Eliza Mann will report on what is happening
locally. Alan Blisset from Southwark Council and Alan
Everett from Pyeroy will provide information on work and
noise containment related to Tower Bridge, the Shard and
other local issues.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10119


GUY'S HOSPITAL TOWER PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Tuesday 16 to Sunday 21 November
at Atrium 1, Guy's Hospital,  Great Maze Pond
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is holding an
exhibition to showcase the proposed design for the
refurbishment of Guy's Hospital Tower. Everyone is invited
to the exhibition and views are welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10116


SOUTHWARK COUNCIL BUDGET CONSULTATION OPEN MEETING
Tuesday 16 November
6pm at 160 Tooley Street, 160 Tooley Street
Help the council to decide which services should be kept,
reduced or cut. The authority wants to know how you think
services could be delivered differently and what the
council's priorities should be. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10112


POETRY IN THE SQUARE AT WOOLFSON & TAY
Tuesday 16 November
7pm 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. Sign up on the night, take
part in the open mic session and win your own featured slot
at next month's Poetry In The Square event. The night will
conclude with a performance by a headline act and one of the
finest acts that the poetry world has to offer. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10052


DROP-IN DESIGN SESSION AT ST SAVIOUR'S & ST OLAVE'S
Wednesday 17 November
6pm-8pm  at St Saviour's and St Olave's School, Bartholomew
Street
Following many weeks of design, and a number of residents'
meetings, 4 Futures now have a clear outline design proposal
for the planned extension to St Saviour's and St Olave's.
This will offer much-needed extra teaching space, as well as
an improved reception area and community meeting room. The
plans have now been revised in the light of new information
about the existing building. View and discuss our revised
plans This drop-in meeting is an opportunity for all local
residents and businesses, whether you have attended before
or not, to see both the background to the scheme, and the
proposal that 4 Futures hopes to take forward. Although
details will be resolved at the next stage, 4 Futures now
has a strong idea of the proposed building's location,
height, shape, and overall look, and of the way in which it
might relate to Bartholomew Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10123


ECE TEMELKURAN: A JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF THE
TURKISH-ARMENIAN CONFLICT
Wednesday 17 November
7pm at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; 5 (conc 3)
Renowned Turkish author and journalist Ece Temelkuran speaks
about her latest book Deep Mountain, a personal and
political journey to the heart of the Turkey-Armenia
conflict.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10121


STORYTELLING AT WOOLFSON & TAY
Thursday 18 November
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/9835


PRE AND POST-NATAL FITNESS
Thursday 18 November
7pm-7.45pm  at Snowsfields Wellness, 41   Snowsfields; free;
email nikki@fitns.co.uk to book
The talk is for new mums and mums to be about pre and post
natal fitness. It will be informative and provide a chance
to meet other mums in the area.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10128


THE LAITHWAITES WINE SHOW 2010
Friday 19 to Saturday 20 November
Fri 5.30pm-8.30pm; Sat 11.30am-2.30pm & 5.30pm-8.30pm at The
Great Halls, Vinopolis, 1 Bank End; 25
Over 200 of Laithwaites Wine's best wines will be on show,
all poured by the winemakers and producers themselves,
making this a unique opportunity to discover the stories
behind the wines and try something new.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9777


LIBERA CONCERT AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL
Friday 19 November
7.30pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; 15 (conc
10)
The autumn UK concert tour by the internationally acclaimed
boy singers of Libera comes to Southwark. The tour is timed
to coincide with the EMI release of their special edition CD
and DVD album 'Peace'. Libera is a boys' vocal group
directed by Robert Prizeman and associated with the Anglican
parish of St Philip's, Norbury. Libera's original sound is
both ancient and modern.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9984


COLOGNE CHRISTMAS MARKET ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 19 November to Thursday 23 December
Sun-Thu 11am-8pm; Fri & Sat 10am-10pm on the South BAnk
The South Bank's Cologne Christmas Market evokes a festive
German atmosphere when the section of the Queen's Walk
between the London Eye and Royal Festival Hall turns into a
promenade for the young and the young-at-heart. Up to 60
traditionally decorated wooden chalets sell a wide range of
unique hand-crafted gifts, unusual Christmas presents, food
and drink. Younger visitors can visit Santa's grotto or ride
the carousel whilst parents relax, listening to traditional
Christmas music.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9997


JOANNA CZECHOWSKA VISITS JOHN HARVARD BOOK GROUP
Friday 19 November
1pm-2pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High St; free
The book group will this month discuss The Black Madonna of
Derby. Author Joanna Czechowska will be present to join the
discussion. 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/10061


CHRISTMAS FAYRE AT SETCHELL TRA HALL
Saturday 20 November
2pm at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; 20p
The Setchell Estate Tenants' & Residents' Association
present their Christmas Fayre. Books, toys, bric-a-brac,
cake stall and raffle.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10023


DRUID STREET FOOD WAREHOUSE NOVEMBER OPEN DAY
Saturday 20 November
8am-2pm  at 104 Druid Street
A collective of specialist food importers and small
producers will be holding a special open day. They will be
cooking some of their products for visitors to taste and
talking about special Christmas produce. There will be
biodynamic beef from Kent, biodynamic turkeys, traditional
pannetone from the north of Italy and chocolate covered
candied fruits from the south. Look out for Swiss alpine
cheese and raclette, plus salmon and scallops from North
Uist.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10133


POP-UP BOOKSTALL IN TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE
Saturday 20 November
10am-4pm   outside 57 Trinity Church Square
Lots of secondhand books, fiction and non-fiction for sale
(weather permitting). Most books cost 50p. Stock will change
every week, so it is worth coming back. Proceeds in aid of
Trinity Newington Residents' Association funds.		
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10129


MESSY CHURCH: COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS
Saturday 20 November
3.30pm-5pm  at St Anne's Church Hall,  Thorburn Square; free
Messy church is fun for all the family  games, crafts,
short fun-filled service, tea. All welcome. Children under 8
must be accompanied by an adult. Children over 8 should be
registered by an adult.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10120


CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER AT THE OLD VIC TUNNELS
Saturday 20 to Sunday 21 November
Sat 6pm-11pm; Sun 11am-4pm at The Old Vic Tunnels,  Leake
Street; 7
The latest in a series of innovative and surprising arts
events taking place at the Old Vic Tunnels beneath Waterloo
Station. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10115


NEIL MACGREGOR: FAITH, JUSTICE AND ART
Sunday 21 November
10.30am at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road
Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum, gives an
address on Faith, Justice and Art as part of the Faith,
Justice, City series of Sunday morning sermons at St John's.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9991


THE BATTLE OF THE ANCRE AND THE ADVANCE OF THE TANKS
Sunday 21 November
2pm at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
The official film record of the Somme campaign as it dragged
on into the winter of 1916. This film contains the first
views of the tank - the new British secret weapon - and the
mud that beset the Western Front. This screening will be
accompanied by a live performance of the musical medley that
was played to accompany the film when it was first
distributed.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9574


SWORD DANCING WORKSHOP
Monday 22 November
8pm-10pm  at Welsh Chapel, 90 Southwark Bridge Road
Come and have a go at fast paced traditional English sword
dancing with the award winning Thrales Rapper. All abilities
welcome: please wear smooth soled shoes (not trainers).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10037

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Tax Manager or Tax Accountant, Bear Space LLP
* Junior Office Administrator, The JoJo Entertainment Co

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 }

* Desk space in creative, vibrant office

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

* Best Sunday Roast in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133368
* Locksmith
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133355
* Primary education tutoring - help with phonics etc
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133339
* Playing bridge in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133311
* The World Turned Upside Down becomes Domino's Pizza
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133290
* Tattoo shop in Riley Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133246

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 }

* Wanted - Local SE1 bookkeeper/independent accountant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/132484
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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