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SE1 Direct 556: Films at Bankside Mix, Waterloo Festival etc
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 556

Monday 4 July 2011                            ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: It's time to fill in your Tax Return!
* What's on this week
* July issue of 'in SE1' out now
* Local job vacancies - 6 opportunities this week
* 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 }

* St Hugh's Church says farewell to Rainbow Building
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5380

* Relic of St Thomas Becket in procession to London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5379

* Giant Olympic rings to be attached to Tower Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5365

* Spanish Civil War's British volunteers remembered
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5378

* Maori war canoe takes to the Thames
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5377

* Didges on the Bridges
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5370

* Swap your unwanted books in Union Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5367

* Bishop surveys his diocese from 56th floor of the Shard
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5374

* Sir Terence Conran donates 17.5 million to Design Museum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5373

* Fire at Lupin Point in Abbey Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5372

* Public sector strike: march and picket lines in SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5376

* New Thames patrol boat named after Southwark Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5375

* London Bridge railway arch businesses at City Hall summit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5371

* Man found dead in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5368

* Coin Street's offices given new lease of life in Stockwell
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5366

* SE1 estate agents named South London Business of the Year
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5369


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{ What's on this week }

A MUSICAL 360 DEGREE REVOLUTION INTO THE ARAB WORLD
Monday 4 July
4pm-6pm  at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
A gathering of three of the best new performers in the
Middle East for a concert combining DJ sets and live acts
mixing traditional Arabic music and electro.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11211


FOOD & COCKTAIL TASTING
Monday 4 July
6pm-7pm  at Cubana, Lower Marsh; free; booking essential
reservations@cubana.co.uk
Head to Cubana, Waterloo's Cuban bar-restaurant, for a free
food and cocktail tasting, including the legendary Mojito -
made with specially imported premium Cuban rum. Part of the
Waterloo Quarter Food Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11154


GREASE - OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING AT BANKSIDE MIX
Monday 4 July
7pm at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street; free
Free open-air movie screening in Canvey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11091


FRENCH/SPANISH TASTER SESSIONS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
Tuesday 5 July
11am-12pm at Downside Centre, Coxson Place, Druid Street;
free
Free French/Spanish taster sessions for children aged 3-4.
Please contact the Downside Centre on 020 7939 7400 or
info@downsidecentre.com to book as spaces are very limited.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11216


FUN WITH NATURE
Tuesday 5 July
3.30pm-4.30pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way
Interactive workshop run for both parents and children to
learn how to get the most out of playing in parks.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11159


NOTTING HILL - OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING AT BANKSIDE MIX
Tuesday 5 July
7pm at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street; free
Free open-air movie screening in Canvey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11092


DR BIKE IN WATERLOO
Wednesday 6 July
5.30pm-7.30pm  at James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo
Road; free
Get a free basic check-up for your bicycle courtesy of
Lambeth's sustainable travel team. The event is held in the
piazza outside the King's College building next to BFI IMAX.
There will also be an HGV awareness session so you can see
the view from the driver's cab and the Metropolitan Police
Cycle Taskforce will be security marking bikes for free if
you haven't already had it done.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10786


PRIORS, PILGRIMS, POTTERS & PIRATES:
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF SOUTHWARK AND ITS CATHEDRAL
Wednesday 6 July
from 6pm (lecture 7pm) at Southwark Cathedral, London
Bridge; free; book online at http://www.thamesdiscovery.org
Join the Thames Discovery Programme to discover more about
this fascinating building and the history and archaeology of
the local area. There will also be the opportunity to see
some photography by the Foreshore Recording and Observation
Group Photo Team and to join in with photo activities around
the building. The Middlesex and Surrey Archaeology Dowsers
will also be working in the South Churchyard, examining the
area where the chapel of St Mary Magdalene once stood. There
will also be displays about the work of the Thames Discovery
Programme and artefacts from the collections of the Museum
of London.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11156


WATERLOO TASTE SENSATIONS: PART 1
Wednesday 6 July
6pm-7.30pm  at Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh; free
Greensmiths, Waterloo's specialist food store, is home to a
butcher, a baker, grocer and cafe. Pop along to this free
tasting session to sample some of its finest products,
including meats from The Ginger Pig.  Part of the Waterloo
Quarter Food Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11151


SOUTHWARK COUNCIL ASSEMBLY AT WALWORTH ACADEMY
Wednesday 6 July
7pm (informal session from 6pm) at Walworth Academy,
Shorncliffe Road
Council Assembly is the meeting of all 63 Southwark
councillors, chaired by the Mayor. These meetings will in
future be held at venues around the borough rather than at
the town hall. This meeting will incorporate a themed debate
on the subject of sports and young people. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11083


THE SOCIAL NETWORK: OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING AT BANKSIDE MIX
Wednesday 6 July
7pm at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street; free
Free open-air movie screening in Canvey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11093


A LITTLE BIT OF CUBA COMES TO WATERLOO
Thursday 7 July
5pm-7.30pm  at Emma Cons Gardens, The Cut; free
Latin street food, Cuban Mojitos, tropical smoothie bar and
live salsa band. Come join the party as Cubana, Waterloo's
Cuban bar-restaurant, parties in true Latin style. Part of
the Waterloo Quarter Food Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11144


MORLEY COLLEGE OPEN DAY
Thursday 7 July
6pm-9pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road; free
Come along and find out about courses at Morley College. The
college will be opening its doors so you can come and
receive information and advice about courses for 2011/12 and
to view the facilities. You will have the opportunity to
meet the tutors and ask questions about courses, tour the
college and see the facilities and enrol on the day.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11161


YOUR HOUSING SERVICE, YOUR CHOICE - CONSULTATION MEETING
Thursday 7 July
6.30pm-8pm  at 160 Tooley Street
Southwark Council consultation meeting on plans to reduce
the number of area housing offices. Through "your service,
your choice" the council has begun a conversation with
residents on a number of key housing issues, including the
closure of the Borough & Bankside area housing office in
Long Lane and the Bermondsey One Stop Shop in Spa Road.
Borough & Bankside residents will in future need to visit
Walworth One Stop Shop for face-to-face meetings with
housing officers. Bermondsey residents would be provided for
at Abbeyfield Road SE16.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11212


ANCHORMAN - OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING AT BANKSIDE MIX
Thursday 7 July
7pm at Bankside Mix, Canvey Street; free
Free open-air movie screening in Canvey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11094


FUTURE OF SOUTHWARK'S LIBRARIES: PUBLIC MEETING
Thursday 7 July
7pm-8pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street
Southwark residents and library users are being asked their
views on the library service during a borough-wide
consultation. It's part of a review to establish how
Southwark Council can maintain a high quality library
service, fit for the 21st century, in the face of
unprecedented budget cuts. Southwark Council is making
savings of nearly 400,000 in its library service over the
next three years. All of these meetings are open to the
public and will give local people an opportunity to put
forward their views about the library service and make
suggestions about how savings could be achieved. There is no
need to book your place in advance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11116


RIVERSIDE WARD SAFER NEIGHBOURHOODS MEETING
Thursday 7 July
7pm-8.30pm at Wade Hall, Dickens Estate, Parker's Row
An opportunity to hear a presentation from the Met Police on
their activities in the Riverside Ward (from London Bridge
to Southwark Park Road between the Thames and railway line),
and to contribute to agreeing the ongoing priorities for
police action. All are welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11158


WAR AND PEOPLE: WATERLOO FESTIVAL AT ST JOHN'S
Thursday 7 to Tuesday 13 July
A new annual festival for Waterloo launches this week, with
music, poetry, walks, theatre, debate and more. This year's
theme is 'War and People'
Info: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/groups/waterloo-festival


WATERLOO WALK
Friday 8, Saturday 9 & Monday 11 July
11am-12.30pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; 3 on
the door
Discover Waterloo with the help of an expert guide. Part of
the Waterloo Festival at St John's.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11128


BERMONDSEY'S BLITZ GUIDED WALK
Saturday 9 July
11am at Bermondsey Underground Station,  Jamaica Road; 8
Join Neil Bright to explore the tragedy and heroism of one
of London's most heavily bombed boroughs. Hear how
Bermondsey's popular mayor was killed on the heaviest night
of the Blitz and how a police station cleaner won the
British Empire Medal. Learn about air-raid shelter life with
evidence of these shelters 70 years on. Find out about the
near destruction of Surrey Docks and the aftermath of this.
Walk finishes at London Bridge approx 1.45pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11163


PEACE DAY AT TABARD GARDENS
Saturday 9 July
12.30pm-6pm  at Tabard Gardens,  Tabard Street; free
Third annual community event in memory of local teenager
David Idowu - who was fatally wounded in the gardens - and
other young people who have died through violent crime. At
12 noon the David Idowu memorial bench will be unveiled. The
afternoon's programme includes music, dancers, singers,
poets and speakers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11160


FESTIVAL SERVICE
Sunday 10 July
11am at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road
Part of the Waterloo Festival at St John's. Featuring
Waterloo Canticle 1 by Richard Chew - Festival commission
and world premiere sung by ensemble wc2e, a setting of
Isaiah Ch 2 v.4 in the King James Version. Preacher: Bishop
Dinis Sengulane, Bishop of Lebombo and the creator of the
'Swords into Ploughshares' initiative following the end of
the Mozambique civil war.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11134


A COMMUNITY CELEBRATION FETE AT ST JOHN'S WATERLOO
Sunday 10 July
2pm-5pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Part of the Waterloo Festival at St John's. Join the
community celebration fete in the churchyard. There will be
stalls and activities for all the family, all with a 1950s
theme. Music, facepainting, plant stall and cake stall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11135


CAPITAL AGE FESTIVAL ON THE SOUTH BANK
Sunday 10 July
2pm-6pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground
London's largest cultural festival celebrating older
artists. The festival welcomes Londoners of all ages to join
in with the fun while enjoying the sun. In 2011 Capital Age
Festival returns to its traditional home at Bernie Spain
Gardens as part of Coin Street Festival. The event will
feature a wide range of activities and entertainment
including live music, street theatre, information stalls and
the ever popular tea tent. The organisers also promise a few
extra surprises over the afternoon. This year's festival
will include headline performances by Entelechy Arts, Green
Candle Senior Dancers, The Hoxton Singers, Leap of Faith,
Spare Tyre, Will Gaines, Swing High All Stars and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11162


GARDEN BARGE SQUARE - VISIT SE1'S FLOATING GARDEN
Sunday 10 July
2pm-5pm  at Downings Roads Moorings,  Mill Street; 3
(children free); share to RNLI
Series of seven floating barge gardens connected by walkways
and bridges. Gardens have an eclectic range of plants for
year round seasonal interest. Marine environment: suitable
shoes and care needed. Not suitable for small children.
Home-made teas available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11170

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{ July issue of 'in SE1' out now }

The July issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is out
now - grab the PDF at http://www.inSE1.co.uk or pick up a
copy this week at 60+ locations around the area.

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Events & help desk team members, Coin Street
* Executive Administrator, Waterloo Community Development Gr
* Development Manager, Southwark Playhouse
* Front of House & Bar Manager, Southwark Playhouse
* Project Co-ordinator, Robes Winter Night-Shelter
* Bar/waiting staff, The Laughing Gravy

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

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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Bermondsey Street - 3300 sq ft Office space loft style
* Office/desk space to let
* Office space required in SE1

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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

* Daft questions about Painters and Decorators
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142153
* Day out of London suggestions
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142109
* Cable - operating illegally?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142100
* Elephant & Castle on The Apprentice
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142001
* Exotic car sightings in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/141997
* Thorburn Square Conservation Area Leaseholders
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/141980
* Crown Apartments
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/141937
* C10 bus on diversion
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/141935
* The Virgilian Hell which is Southwark Parking Services
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/141912
* Simon Hughes & NHS Bill
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/141909
* Fitness4Less
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/141779

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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