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SE1 Direct 527: Carol Services, shopping & open-air theatre
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 527

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

Monday 13 December 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
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside
* Noticeboard: United Saint Saviour's Charity

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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

* White Cube reveals Bermondsey Street gallery plan
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4999

* Route RV1: Hydrogen buses enter service this week
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5001

* Bermondsey Lib Dems crisis meeting after tuition fees vote
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5003

* Simon Hughes: I 'regret' new tuition fees regime
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5000

* City & Country Farmers' Markets come to Borough Market
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4998

* 79m Imperial War Museum revamp to be completed by 2019
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4997

* Statue of footballer and war hero Walter Tull vetoed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4996

* Skybar: pop-up rooftop bar in Tooley Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4994

* Blue Fin owner objects to bigger bike hire docking station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4986

* Crisis warns of Christmas beds shortage
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4993

* Simon Calder at launch of 'Lorries for Savvy Cyclists'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5002

* Musical stars switch on Waterloo's Christmas tree lights
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5004

* Southwark Street murder victim named as Erik Rosero
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4992

* Samantha Cameron visits Elephant & Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4990

* Bankside is 'engine of Southwark economy'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4989

* Lambeth's new police station: a log cabin on South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4988

* Shard developer appointed to borough Olympic legacy group
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4985

* Free internet access at Bermondsey community hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5005

* Back by popular demand - free 5 vouchers @ Borough Market
Go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/promotions/boroughmarket/

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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'.


THAMES TUNNEL PUBLIC CONSULTATION AT CITY HALL
Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 December
10am-8pm at City Hall,  The Queen's Walk
Review the plans for a new tunnel under the river and let
Thames Water know your views. Thames Water wants to use the
Alfred Salter Playground in Druid Street for two years while
the tunnel is built. King's Stairs Gardens would also be
seriously affected. Specialists from the project team will
be on hand to answer any questions you may have. 
At 6.30pm on Tuesday  members of the Save King's Stairs
Gardens Action Group will be joined by campaigners from
other greenfield sites affected by Thames Water's plans for
a final rally. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10237


MAYOR OF LONDON'S CAROL SERVICE
Monday 13 December
7pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Members of the public are welcome to join Greater London
Authority staff and representatives from different
businesses, community organisations and faith groups. This
year focuses on young people and their positive contribution
to the community to which they live, with young readers from
a variety of organisations such as the Scouts, Girl Guides,
Sea Cadets and Cadet Warrant Officers giving readings.
Public tickets will be available on a first come first
served basis. To secure a seat, email
carolservice10@london.gov.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9986


HOOPLA AND THE MAYDAYS PRESENTS ... THE 2010 SHOW
Tuesday 14 December
8pm-10pm  at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields; 5
The improvised comedy revue show based on your experiences
of 2010. What were you doing when the Winter Olympics were
on TV? Did you blow a Vuvuzela? Go anywhere nice on holiday?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10140


AN EVENING OF CHEESE AT BOROUGH MARKET
Wednesday 15 December
4pm-8pm  at Jubilee Market, Borough Market
Learn about, taste and enjoy a fabulous range of cheeses on
sale in the Jubilee Market. An Evening of Cheese is a great
opportunity to stock up on your Christmas cheeses, learn how
you can make the best use of cheeses in your home cooking or
perhaps sample some of the more unusual cheese which will be
on sale.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9983


LUNCHTIME CAROL SERVICE
Thursday 16 December
1.10pm-1.50pm  at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars
Road
With the Portcullis Singers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8298


ST GEORGE'S CAROL SERVICE
Thursday 16 December
7pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street
Traditional carols. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10258


REAL FOOD CHRISTMAS MARKET ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 17 to Sunday 19 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/10207


THE GREAT SUFFOLK STREET SHOPPING PARADE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Friday 17 December
1.30pm at Great Suffolk Street Shopping Parade
The hidden gems in Bankside are the local shopping parades
and specialist retailers. Why not join the Blackfriars
Nightingales singers and your neighbours for a mince pie and
a glass of punch to celebrate the winter? Come and join in
the fun and check out the wide range of goods available from
local traders and cafes.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10288


A CHRISTMAS CAROL: FREE OPEN-AIR THEATRE BY THE RIVER
Friday 17 & Saturday 18 December
6pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Free open-air theatre performances on the riverside close to
Tower Bridge. This Christmas Ebenezer Scrooge will be
visited by three spirits. Will they convince him to change
his miserly ways? The Pantaloons put their unique spin on
this family favourite festive tale with larger-than-life
characters, puppetry and Victorian carols. The Pantaloons,
who have brought their summer Shakespeare productions to The
Scoop for several years, return to present their first
production by a writer other than the Bard.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10101


CHRISTMAS SPECIAL AT WOOLFSON & TAY
Friday 17 December
7pm at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; 3
A special Christmas event with mystery writer Imogen
Robertson, historian Helen Castor and war
correspondent/journalist Stephen Grey. Enjoy mulled wine,
mince pies and extra discounts in the shop. Come meet,
mingle and muse over a hot cuppa. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10214


A STORY OF WATERLOO - LOCAL HISTORY AUDIOVISUAL PRESENTATION
Friday 17 December
7.30pm (doors open 7pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre,
108 Stamford Street; free
Learn about the history of the area from Roman times up to
the beginning of the Second World War. Based, from 1900, on
residents' and local workers' recorded memories of life in
the area. Originally made by Mike Bruce in the 1970s as a
tape slide show, it has been adapted for current technology
with the help of Jack Thurston who made 'The Lambeth Estate:
A Village on a Street'.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10289


LARGACYTL SHUFFLE: GUIDED WALK FROM BANKSIDE TO CAMBERWELL
Saturday 18 December
Meet 12 noon at turbine hall entrance to Tate Modern; free
Join CoolTan Arts for a fun guided cultural walk from Tate
Modern to the Maudsley Hospital using art, humour and
history to de-stigmatise mental distress along the way.
Please wear festive red and white hats, warm clothes and
bring bells. At Maudsley Hospital walkers will meet Father
Christmas and enjoy mince pies and Carol singers. Call
CoolTan Arts on 07985 658443 if you cannot find the group of
walkers on the day. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9976


ON ANGEL WINGS
Saturday 18 December
6pm-7pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 20 (child
10) from 01837 55876
A re-telling of the nativity by Michael Morpurgo, Prunella
Scales and Timothy West. Carols sung by Coope Boyes and
Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya and Georgina Boyes. This
one-off concert, in support of Farms for City Children, is
based on Michael Morpurgo's book On Angel Wings which tells
the Christmas story through the eyes of a young shepherd
boy.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9933


CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 19 December
5pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road
St John's annual Carol Service by candlelight with old
favourite carols. Followed by mulled wine and mince pies.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10254


CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 19 December
6pm at St Anne's,  Thorburn Square
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9971


CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 19 December
6pm at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars Road
Carol service for the parish of Christ Church in Blackfriars
Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10255


SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 19 December
6.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
This year the Cathedral Carol Services are based on the
nativity story as told in St Luke's Gospel - so there will
be plenty of angels and shepherds but no kings. The Great
Choir of the Cathedral (boys, girls and men) will be singing
and all will be done by candlelight. Come early to get a
seat. The service will be repeated on 22 December. This
service is not suitable for children (see Building the Crib
service, Christmas Eve for one that is).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10266

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Administrator to assist Premises Manager, Waterloo
* Web Content Assistant, ReportBuyer.com
* 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:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/add-a-job

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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* New office space in London Bridge available for letting
* Desk for rent in London Bridge, Redwire Design 

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

* Independent Financial Advisor
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134424
* Free cycle training - has anyone done it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134422
* In praise of the Borough Market vouchers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134399
* Crisis at Christmas
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134392
* Donating goods to refuges etc
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134371
* London bridge station cashpoints
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134345
* You couldn't make it up!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/2/134301
* Charity Xmas Cards
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134289
* Empire Square  - what's it like?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/134257
* Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother House
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134215

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 }

* Focus groups - 30 incentive
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/134328
* Office or desk space wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/134230

Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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{ Noticeboard }
 
The United Saint Saviour's Charity is moving office to:
St Saviour's House,
39-41 Union Street,
London Bridge,
London SE1 1SD
Telephone: 020 7089 9014
email: enquiries@ustsc.org.uk
on Monday 20 December 2010

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