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SE1 Direct 545: your St George's Day & Easter events guide
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 545

Monday 18 April 2011                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Summer Language Classes 2011
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Champagne bar & 17 new shops coming to Waterloo Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5239

* White Cube gets green light for Bermondsey Street gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5233

* Compass 'free school' proposed by Borough Market chair
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5228

* 149 new homes on Old Kent Road car dealership site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5237

* 1920s Bankside images at Southwark women's art exhibition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5236

* 'Art not Oil' anti-BP flashmob protest at Tate Modern
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5240

* New building for St Hugh's Church gets planning approval
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5235

* Waterloo Carnival: win a private capsule on the London Eye
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5242

* New South Bank market on empty Shell Centre land
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5232

* City Hall to be renamed 'London House' during Olympics
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5238

* Marathon man gets hero's welcome at Blackfriars Settlement
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5241

* BT's Colombo House wind turbines could finally be fixed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5231

* London College of Communication proposes 9k tuition fee
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5229

* City Hall flag at half mast after death of Simon Milton
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5227

* Woman assaulted at London Bridge Station: CCTV image
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5226

* No to AV campaign launches London Eye poster on South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5234

* Review: Joan Miro at Tate Modern
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5230

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{ Advert: Summer Language Classes 2011  }

Thursday May 5th to Thursday July 7th

French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese

A series of lunchtime language courses will be running from
Thursday May 5th to until Thursday July 7th

The early morning classes will be near Moorgate. The
lunchtime and evening courses will be held in-house at More
London and are open to beginners, intermediate and advanced
speakers of French, Spanish and Italian. There are also
beginners and intermediate  in Portuguese and German.

If you would like to enrol please contact Susan at
susan@jackdaw.u-net.com for further information.

Clients include students from Norton Rose, Linklaters,
Slaughter and May, Addleshaw Goddards, Herbert Smith & GLA.

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How to advertise: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
We're now taking bookings for 2012; this year's fully booked
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{ What's on this week }

THE MYSTERIES PILGRIMAGE: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Monday 18 April
Meet 6.45pm for 7pm at Tabard Street piazza near St George
the Martyr; 5
Last in a series of spring guided walks with John Constable,
author of Secret Bankside and The Southwark Mysteries.
Please arrive early to be sure of a place.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10683


INTERGENERATIONAL POETRY WORKSHOPS
Tuesday 19 to Thursday 21 April
11am-2pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street
Living Memory heritage project with local poet Anna
Robinson. Open to young people and adults: come as a family
and learn together or come as an individual and take part in
the programme. There will be opportunities to display your
work as part of Waterloo Festival at St John's Waterloo and
take part in a heritage exhibition in August. There will be
follow-up workshops to devise a performance of the work.
Refreshments provided. To book for the sessions or for more
information please contact Laura Cowell on 020 7021 1600 or
email helpdesk@coinstreet.org
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10703


BLAKE MORRISON: THE LAST WEEKEND
Tuesday 19 April
7pm at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; 5 (conc 3)
South London author Blake Morrison will be discussing his
work in conversation with writer Rosemary Furber. His most
recent novel is The Last Weekend, released in paperback in
April 2011. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10709


STAINER'S CRUCIFIXION
Wednesday 20 April
1pm at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars Road; free
The Portcullis Singers perform an abridged version of
Stainer's Crucifixion.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10503


OVER 50s CLUB
Wednesday 20 April
1pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street; free
An afternoon for all over 50s to meet over refreshments.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10658


PLATFORM'S 1st BIRTHDAY
Wednesday 20 April
6pm till late at Platform Restaurant & Bar, 56-58 Tooley
Street; 5 (proceeds to XLP)
Platform would like to invite you to come and celebrate its
first birthday. Enjoy a hand crafted cocktail, taste samples
of the restaurant's great British food and watch some live
entertainment from nominated charity XLP. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10749


RHYTHM OF LONDON AT THE SCOOP
Thursday 21 April
12.30pm-2pm  at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
The amphitheatre next door to City Hall plays host to a
lunchtime concert featuring young ensembles and performers
from across London. The lineup includes Bexley Little Big
Band, which features 16 brass and wind players from Bexley
Music Service based at Bird College in Sidcup. Also
performing will be the Hounslow Brass Quintet. Weather
permitting, bring lunch and settle down for a great
selection of London's up and coming young talents.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10649


GUERRILLA FASHION SHOW AROUND LONDON BRIDGE
Thursday 21 April
Approx 4pm around the London Bridge area
Flash mob haute-couture fashion show organised by Crucifix
Lane-based designer Pierre Garroudi 20 models will present
Pierre Garroudi's red collection accompanied by dancers. At
about 4pm the fashion show will be in the London Bridge area
before moving to Charing Cross Station and Trafalgar Square.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10755


BERMONDSEY & SOUTHWARK IN THE BLITZ: TALK BY LOCAL HISTORIAN
Thursday 21 April
6pm-7.30pm at East Street Library, 168-179 Old Kent Road;
free
Local historian Neil Bright will be giving a talk to the
East Street Library Local History Group. All are welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10742


BBC RADIO 4 TODAY PROGRAMME LIVE FROM THE SOUTH BANK
Good Friday 22 April
6am-9am at Southbank Centre, South Bank; free (booking
essential)
The Today programme will be marking the 60th anniversary of
the Festival of Britain with a live outside broadcast in
front of an audience at the Southbank Centre. The programme
will be presented by Evan Davis. Entry is ticket only and
audience members must arrive by 5am. Listen to the programme
on Tuesday for more details on how to apply for tickets.
Info: http://se1.info/today-south-bank


GOOD FRIDAY WALK OF WITNESS
Good Friday 22 April
10am at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Lambeth Road
Churches Together in North Lambeth and District's annual
Good Friday walk of witness starts at 10am in Geraldine Mary
Harmsworth Park and at St John's Waterloo. The two
processions meet at Waterloo Station for a short service on
the concourse underneath the famous clock.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10654


ST GEORGE'S DAY CELEBRATIONS AT BOROUGH MARKET
Saturday 23 April
10am-4.30pm at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street; free
The Jubilee Market will showcase the wealth of exceptional
seasonal produce grown, produced and sold by Borough
Market's farmers and butchers, in honour of their patron
saint, St George. Stalls, displays and cookery and craft
demonstrations will provide all the ingredients needed for a
great day out. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10656


ST GEORGE'S DAY DANCE ... AND A ROYAL WEDDING CELEBRATION
Saturday 23 April
7.30pm-11.30pm at Setchell TRA Hall, Hazel Way; 3.50
Setchell TRA invites local residents to celebrate St
George's Day and the Royal Wedding.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10740


CELEBRATING SHAKESPEARE WITH RICK JONES AND ARTHUR SMITH
Easter Monday 25 April
2pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
Join Rick Jones and Arthur Smith for their annual
celebration of Shakespeare's Birthday in words and music.
Arthur Smith reads the rude bits of the King James Bible.
Come and hear the passages which are never read in the
lessons. Rick Jones, lute and voice, sings Shakespeare songs
with Jane Jones, cello.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10497


SCRABBLE CLUB
Tuesday 26 April
5pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street; free
Calling all Scrabble enthusiasts. Come along with your
Scrabble board if you have one.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10657

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Office Manager/PA, Local Dialogue - Tooley 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 }

* Brand new office space in London Bridge, Elan & Co
* Small business offices available now, Southwark Studios

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

* Vets near Waterloo - and where to walk a dog
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138902
* Woodmill late night parties
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138896
* Tesco - no evening deliveries in Bermondsey
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138874
* Deserted playgrounds in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138827
* Free school meals for all pupils in Southwark despite cuts
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138778
* Elephant and Castle Food Market - open on Sundays?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138912
* Is Tesco Metro opening on Tooley Street?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138774
* Dance/Singing classes for children under 5?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138745
* There's a man in Tower Bridge Piazza...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138727
* Hairdressers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138703
* Tabard Gardens Estate photos
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138638
* Pigeon problems - who to contact?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138626
* Borough High Street to be closed southbound for 9 months
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138605
* Delfina
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/138593
    
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 }

* Collective Purchasing Discounts
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/138168

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

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