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SE1 Direct 525: Christmas shopping, Christmas music & more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 525

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Monday 29 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: Breathe-London wellbeing studio
* What's on this week
* December issue of 'in SE1'
* Local job vacancies
* 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

* London Bridge Station to be rebuilt by 2018 says Govt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4964

* Colin Slee, Dean of Southwark, dies aged 65
News item: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4963
Obituary:  http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/4971

* 'Shocking' photography restrictions outside City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4960

* New Year fireworks at London Eye to have music soundtrack
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4957

Bermondsey Antiques Market's story captured on film
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/4972

* Earl and Countess of Wessex visit London Nautical School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4969

* Council rejects Southwark Bridge Road mobile phone mast
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4968

* Leading architects clash over Stoney Street development 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4967

* C10 retains place among city's most complained about buses
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4966

* Man punched in face on board train: witnesses sought
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4965

* Southwark Council Tooley Street HQ is "soulless" says MP
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4962

* 51-hour occupation at London South Bank University
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4970

* Hungerford Bridge graffiti vandal jailed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4961

* Design chosen for St Thomas' Hospital east wing cladding
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4958

* Dead cockroaches found in safety log at Chinese takeaway
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4955

* Southwark schoolgirls design & build a tube station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4956

* Fire at Hay's Lane office building
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4959

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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'.


STORY, SILENCE AND THE PRESENT IMAGINATION
Monday 29 November
7pm at St John's Waterloo; 5; tickets on the door from 6pm
A wide-ranging discussion about the questions raised by the
sculpture, Shadows of the Wanderer. This large sculptural
group recalls the tale of Aeneas, who carries his father,
Anchises, from the ruins of Troy. It also resonates
powerfully with present-day issues, particularly the
displacement of people. The panel includes Karen Armstrong,
Ana Maria Pacheco and Xavier Bray. The evening will be
chaired by Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10105


ASYLUM, IMMIGRATION & THE BIG SOCIETY: THEOLOGICAL
PERSPECTIVES
Monday 29 November
7.30pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Garry Weston Library,
Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
An event hosted by the Feminist Theology Group at Southwark
Cathedral. Speaker: Dr Anna Rowlands, Director of Pastoral
Studies, Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, Cambridge. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10231


KNITTING CLUB AT LEON BANKSIDE
Tuesday 30 November
6.15pm at Leon, 7 Canvey Street; free
John Harvard Library has started a knitting club where books
will also be discussed. Learners and experienced knitters
all welcome. Contact Eugenia.Atta@southwark.gov.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10062


WORLD AIDS DAY BUSK AT SOUTHWARK TUBE STATION
Wednesday 1 December
6am-midnight at Southwark Underground Station, 68-70
Blackfriars Road
18 hours of busking at Southwark Tube Station in aid of the
Terrence Higgins Trust. Featuring X Factor finalists, stars
of the West End, celebrity guests and DJs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10222


SANTA COMES TO BANKSIDE - RECEIVE A SPECIAL CHRISTMAS TREAT
Wednesday 1 December
4pm-5pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free
Father Christmas is stopping his sleigh in Bankside! Bring
your children to meet him and receive a special Christmas
treat. And stop by to have a cup of tea or squash - as well
as something sweet - before leaving with the Better Bankside
team at 5pm for the Cathedral service. Please let Santa know
how many children are coming - santa@betterbankside.co.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10280


A CHRISTMAS SERVICE FOR BANKSIDE BUSINESSES
Wednesday 1 December
5.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
The local Bankside community gathers in Southwark Cathedral
for a service of Choral Evensong and the lighting of the
Christmas trees. Followed by mince pies and mulled wine.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10247


MIND THE GAP: CAFE RESEARCH - DISCUSSION AT GUY'S HOSPITAL
Wednesday 1 December
6pm-8pm  at 16th floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital,  Great
Maze Pond; free
Can scientists find new ways to replace missing teeth? Guy's
and St Thomas' and King's College London's National
Institute for Health Research (NIHR) comprehensive
Biomedical Research Centre is focusing on dental research at
its next Cafe Research event To reserve a place email
brc@gstt.nhs.uk or phone Sophie Auckland on 020 7188 6333.
Refreshments will be available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10118


CAROLS WITH THE CAN'T SING CHOIR
Wednesday 1 December
6pm-7pm  at Emma Cons Hall, Morley College, 61 Westminster
Bridge Road; free
This hour long performance is brought to you by students of
Morley College's 'Can't sing choir' course. The evening will
consist of traditional Christmas carols and is followed by a
concert by the Morley Big Band.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10143


MARKET: SCREENING OF FILM ABOUT BERMONDSEY ANTIQUES MARKET
Wednesday 1 December
7pm at Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Square; free
A chance to see Kevin Dolan's new short film about
Bermondsey Antiques Market.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10238


ENGLAND UNITED. THE WORLD INVITED. AT THE SCOOP
Thursday 2 December 
From 2.30pm at The Scoop at More London; free
No reminder needed that England is in the race to host the
FIFA World Cup 2018. Join the bid team to mark the final
milestone in the campaign with an afternoon of football,
fun, familiar faces and - hopefully - a huge celebration.
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/places/scoop/map


OPEN MIC & KARAOKE - CHRISTIAN AID'S BIG CHRISTMAS SING
Thursday 2 December
5pm at Walrus Social, 172 Westminster Bridge Road; suggested
donation 2
Have you got what Simon and Louis want? Come along and find
out at an open mic and karaoke evening to sing your heart
out for poverty. For more information please contact
lmendes@christian-aid.org
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10147


GARDEN MUSEUM CHRISTMAS SHOPPING NIGHT
Thursday 2 December
6.30pm-9.30pm dinner 7pm at Garden Museum,  Lambeth Palace
Road; free
Head down to the Garden Museum for a relaxing evening's
shopping away from the Christmas crowds and stock up on
unique garden inspired gifts for your friends and family. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10008


MERCY SHIPS CAROL SERVICE
Thursday 2 December
7pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
The service with reading and carols will be followed by
mulled wine and mince pies. The event is free and there will
be a retiring collection. All proceeds will go towards
supporting the Africa Mercy, the world's largest charity
hospital ship, and its life transforming work with some of
the world's poorest people in West Africa.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9988


FREE CROSS BONES NIGHT AT SHORTWAVE
Thursday 2 December
7.30pm at Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Square; free;
donations to the Crossbones fund welcome
Cross Bones Graveyard is London's only public shrine, and
open to everyone. Come and hear about the history of this
extraordinary site and how you can influence its future. An
evening of short films, live performance, info and open
floor on the history, present and future of Cross Bones
burial ground.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10233


BERMONDSEY STREET CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
Thursday 2 to Friday 3 December
Until 9pm at Bermondsey Square,  Bermondsey Square
Two glittering evenings of Christmas shopping and special
events in Bermondsey Street and Bermondsey Square. Supported
by Bermondsey Street Area Partnership.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10234


REAL FOOD CHRISTMAS MARKET ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 3 to Sunday 5 December
Fri 11am-8pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12 noon-6pm at Southbank
Centre Square,  Belvedere Road
The Real Food Christmas Market brings stalls laden with
festive treats and ingredients to Southbank Centre Square.
Typical seasonal treats like mince pies and mulled wine sit
alongside other tasty delicacies including fabulous cheeses,
delicious chutneys and pickles, hams and charcuterie, and
all manner of chocolate delights. Stock up your Christmas
larder with gourmet goodies, find gifts for your friends and
family, and enjoy yuletide tastings and live cookery
demonstrations.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9400


DESIGN OVERTIME: SPARKLE THE DARK UP AT DESIGN MUSEUM
Friday 3 December
6pm-10pm  at Design Museum,  Shad Thames; 5 in advance or
8.50 on the door
The squeaky white washed Design Museum becomes your canvas
for a night of drawing and interactive VJing projection.
It's White Night, so dress accordingly to merge with the
impromptu silver screen and display upon yourself the
outcomes of your acetate sketching. Clad yourself in
tailored paper and have your friends colour you in. Be
inspired by the calm minimalism of John Pawson and the
breadth of style in Drawing Fashion and enjoy a white
Christmas whatever the weather.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10201


KORUSO! WINTER CONCERT
Friday 3 December
7.30pm-9.30pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; 7
(conc 5) in advance or 9 on the door
Southwark's community choir presents a musical feast of
music to warm the soul. Musical director: Andrea Brown.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10242


FUNERAL OF COLIN SLEE
Saturday 4 December
11am at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
The Very Revd Colin Slee, Dean of Southwark, died last week.
The preacher at this Eucharist will be the Very Revd Jeffrey
John, Dean of St Albans. Donations are invited - in place of
flowers - to the Cathedral's link with Masvingo in Zimbabwe. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10279


STORYTELLING FOR KIDS WITH VANESSA WOOLF
Saturday 4 December
11am at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; 3
Come along for a fun-filled Thursday morning with local
storyteller Vanessa Woolf. Aimed especially at younger kids,
Vanessa will enthrall them with folk tales and stories about
the local area. No age limit applies, and mums and dads are
encouraged to participate.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10210


KOTKI DWA'S WYCINANKI WONDERLAND
Saturday 4 December
11am-4pm  at Topolski Century, Arches 150-152 Hungerford
Bridge,  Concert Hall Approach; free
Eclectic indie band Kotki Dwa will be sharing the colourful
Polish paper craft of wycinanki with Londoners at a one-off
drop-in public workshop. Free and family-friendly, Kotki
Dwa's 'Wycinanki Wonderland' will provide materials, tools
and tuition to help Londoners create their own festive paper
cuts in the run up to Christmas - perfect for cards and
decorations. Participants will even be rewarded with Polish
snacks.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10157


POP-UP BOOKSTALL
Saturday 4 December
10am-4pm  at Trinity Church Square,  Trinity Church Square
Lots of secondhand books, fiction and non-fiction for sale
outside 57 Trinity Church Square (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/10130


BOROUGH CHAMBER CHOIR WINTER CONCERT
Saturday 4 December
7.30pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; 10
(conc 7)
With Andrew Tait, organ. Conductor: Robert Hanson.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10135


THE MERBECKE CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Saturday 4 December
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 16 or 25
from 020 7932 0000 or email events@seafarers-uk.org
The Merbecke Choir directed by Huw Morgan with the Little
Baroque Company. The concert is held in association with
Seafarers UK. Programme includes Magnificat by JS Bach as
well as carols by Praetorius, Schutz and Sandstrom.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10224


MORLEY WINTER FAIR
Sunday 5 December
11am-4pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
Arts and crafts stalls, original handmade work, musical
performances, taster sessions, food and drink, workshops,
raffle and family activities. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9979


CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 5 December
11am at Welsh Chapel, 90 Southwark Bridge Road
Carols in English and Welsh. Featuring two visiting choirs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10229


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM: OPEN FORUM
Monday 6 December
6.30pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford St
Agenda includes a presentation on the future of Borough
Market after the Thameslink Programme works with Peter
Wilkinson, chair of the market trustees. Cllr Fiona Colley,
Southwark's cabinet member for regeneration, will also
address the meeting.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9977

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{ December 2010 issue of 'in SE1' }

Issue 150 of our monthly printed what's on guide will be
hitting the streets early this week. It's your essential
guide to Christmas events in SE1.

You can also download a PDF version at
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Ad hoc staff, Coin Street Community Builders
* Volunteer Guides, Tate Modern
* Do you earn less than 10 an hour

Details at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs

Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:
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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk for rent in London Bridge, Redwire Design 
* Desk space in creative, vibrant office

Details at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/offices

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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

* Reverdy Road: BBC documentary searching for past residents
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133703
* Cardboard boxes - got any to spare?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133872
* Frosted windows
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133855
* Low water pressure on Sunday morning
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133834
* Cleaner wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133821
* Funny comments you have heard tourists make
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133811
* Dog Care in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133798
* Thomas a Becket Pub in Old Kent Road - what's happening?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133756
* Gutter cleaning recommendations?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133733
* After builders cleaning SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133694
* Southwark Cathedral clock - why has it stopped?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133607
* Best place for eyebrow waxing?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133589

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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