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SE1 Direct 557: Bankside Bastille Day, Waterloo Carnival etc
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 557

Monday 11 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: Connecting London - IT Support
* What's on this week
* 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 }

* Thames Water's Shad Thames Pumping Station expansion plans
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5398

* David Idowu mosaic bench unveiled in Tabard Gardens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5397

* Southwark Cathedral's 6 million Bankside house for sale
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5395

* Leathermarket Street 'pink palace' vetoed by inspector
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5388

* RV1 hydrogen buses withdrawn from service after fire
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5382

* London Bridge railway arches listed by heritage minister
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5399

* London Bridge Station: planning application submitted
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5383

* PC wins bravery award for tackling petrol bomb thugs 
- see The Sun's video reconstruction of Rockingham ruckus
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5396

* Hopton's Almshouses could be transferred to Ealing charity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5391

* Ken Livingstone's Elephant & Cross River Tram pledges
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5381
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* Bermondsey in Bloom competition - call for entries
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5387

* Farewell to Canon James Cronin at St George's Cathedral...
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5393
* ...and welcome to Canon John O'Toole 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5401

* Lotto cash for David Bomberg & Borough Group LSBU gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5392

* Three guilty of Blackfriars Road ticket fraud
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5390

* Waterloo Road Hampton by Hilton hotel plan back on track
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5385

* Fridge-freezer caused Lupin Point blaze says fire brigade
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5384

* Simon Hughes: Ofcom should probe "disreputable" News Corp
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5394

* Bermondsey designers judge Cathedral School 'eco warriors'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5400

* Review - Kevin Spacey in Richard III at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5389

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{ What's on this week }

WATERLOO WALK - PART OF THE WATERLOO FESTIVAL
Monday 11 July
Meet 11am at St John's Waterloo; 3
Discover Waterloo with the help of an expert guide.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11130


STEPHEN DISLEY: FREE LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITAL
Monday 11 July
1pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
A City of London Festival organ recital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10946


BOROUGH BOOK GROUP: POETRY EVENING
Monday 11 July
6.15pm at The Table, 85 Southwark Street; free
Poetry evening with reading and discussion. All welcome.
Please contact eugenia.atta@southwark.gov.uk for further
details.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11168


THE ART OF WAR: DEBATE CHAIRED BY ANNA FORD
Monday 11 July
7.30pm-9.30pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; 5
from 020 7766 1100
Chaired by Anna Ford. Joanna Cheetham (Courtauld Institute
of Art), Nigel Cliffe (Artistic Director, Waterloo Festival)
David Harsent (poet), Roger Tolson (Head of Collections,
Imperial War Museum) and Richard Chew (composer and
lecturer, University of South Australia) discuss the
imagery, words, music and art generated and surrounding war
and conflict.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11138


LEARN TO COOK EASTERN EUROPEAN CUISINE
Tuesday 12 July
12pm-2pm  at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut; free
Jan Woroniecki from Baltic restaurant cooks authentic dishes
from the Baltic to the Adriatic.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11145


WAR AND PEOPLE: NOW AND THEN
Tuesday 12 July
7pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free (booking
essential 020 7928 2832 or info@futurestheatrecompany.co.uk)
Celebrate the finale of the Waterloo Festival and join
Futures Theatre Company as they develop a new play, created
with local residents' Waterloo wartime memories, performed
in the original air raid shelter in the Crypt. Performances
also by local youth group SE1 United and Coin Street
Community Builders.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11140


PAELLA NIGHT IN WATERLOO
Wednesday 13 July
5pm-7pm  at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut
Soak up the last of the evening sun with paella and a glass
of fruity sangria. The Three Stags, gastro-pub and member of
the Sustainable Restaurant Association, pays homage to one
of Spain's most delicious dishes and its perfect
accompaniment.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11146


SOUTHWARK CYCLISTS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday 13 July
6.30pm-8.30pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great
Guildford Street
An opportunity to just listen, or to join in the discussion
of cycling issues/projects, upcoming rides/events and
campaigns. Drinks afterwards for those who want to
socialise. Southwark Cyclists is a diverse and friendly
bunch.  All are welcome and meetings are always on the
second Wednesday of every month.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11165


INDIAN SUMMER BARBECUE IN WATERLOO
Thursday 14 July
12 noon-2pm & 5pm-7pm at Emma Cons Gardens, The Cut
Join the chefs from Bangalore Express as they cook fragrant
Indian dishes over hot charcoal. Part of the Waterloo
Quarter Food Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11147


SUMMERFEST 2011 - VOLUNTEER OR HAVE A FREE STALL
Thursday 14 July
2.30pm-4.30pm at Waterloo Job Shop, Lower Marsh
Join 1,000  people in Archbishop's Park for SummerFest on 3
August.  Organisers are recruiting volunteer stewards and
guides, plus have space for businesses, museums, colleges
and community groups to have FREE stalls to promote your
volunteering, work experience, employment and training
opportunities. There will be lots of fun activities, hula
hoop, dance, football, netball, tennis, cricket, tug of war,
for all ages and abilities plus guided heritage tours of the
park and plants for sale. So to volunteer or have a stall
come to Waterloo Jobshop on 14 July or contact Abigail Tripp
07588 50 26 15 or abstripp@gmail.com.


FRIENDS OF WATERLOO LIBRARY OPEN MEETING
Thursday 14 July
5pm-6pm  at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh
The Friends group has met the Lambeth library commissioners
and the the commissioners have been on a visit to Waterloo
Library. Come to the library for refreshments and an update
on the proposed changes. Give your views on Waterloo Library
and how Lambeth Council can maintain a high quality library
service, fit for the 21st century, in the face of
unprecedented budget cuts.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11219


BANKSIDE BASTILLE DAY FESTIVAL
Thursday 14 July
  at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street; free
The French spirit takes Bankside by storm with a week of
cultural and gastronomic indulgence, ending in a traditional
'street' party in celebration of France's National Day.
Bankside Bastille Day festival sees an extravaganza of all
things French and more with a French food focus at
cosmopolitan Borough Market, restaurant Bastille Day menu
specials, discounts and complimentary goodies, Wine tours
and tastings, discounted Attraction entries, Boules and
Cycling activities, 'street' entertainment, exhibitions,
film-screenings, musical recitals and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11207


TALES OF THE UNCANNY: WONDERS & TALES OF SE17
Thursday 14 July
6pm-7.30pm  at East Street Library, 168-170 Old Kent Road;
free
Chris Roberts talks about some of the urban legends and
ghost stories of the Walworth, Elephant & Castle and
Camberwell areas. An East Street Library Local History Group
event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11214


JOHN CONSTABLE: THE SOUTHWARK MYSTERIES - THE STORY BEHIND
THE STORY
Thursday 14 July
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Playwright and poet John Constable discusses the genesis of
one of his most popular and enduring works, The Southwark
Mysteries. A South East London Folklore Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11208


WATERLOO CARNIVAL
Friday 15 July
12 noon-9pm (procession 1.30pm) in & around Lower Marsh;
free
Annual carnival procession and fun day based on Lower Marsh
and Waterloo Millennium Green. This year's event has a
science theme. The lunchtime procession starts at 1.30pm at
Johanna Primary School and heads to Waterloo Millennium
Green via Westminster Bridge Road and Baylis Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10756


JOHN HARVARD BOOK GROUP
Friday 15 July
1pm-2pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street
This month the group is discussing Trespass by Rose Tremain.
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/11167


OUTER SPACES IN SE1 - GUIDED WALK
Saturday 16 July
11am; free; booking essential
Walk around open spaces in Waterloo with the Living Memory
heritage project. Walks are between 60 and 90 minutes in
length and are free to attend. To book and for more
information contact Laura Cowell on 020 7021 1600 or
l.cowell@coinstreet.org 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10959


TABLE TOP SALE FUN DAY
Saturday 16 July
11am-4pm  at Downside Fisher Youth Club, Coxson Place, Druid
Street; free
New and nearly-new items for sale. Plus a fashion show,
bouncy castle, face painting and cake sale. Fundraising
event to support the work of this local youth club.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11177


KING JAMES BIBLE 400th ANNIVERSARY LESSONS & CAROLS SERVICE
Saturday 16 July
12pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
A service celebrating the 400th anniversary of the King
James Bible. To include readings chosen, read and reflected
on by Revd Richard Coles (BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live
presenter), Simon Hughes MP and Anthony Johnson, Jamaican
High Commissioner, with hymns, traditional anthems, Gospel
and Jazz. Music to be provided by the Choir of Croydon
Minster, St Saviour's & St Olave's School and the King Cave
project.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10876


SOUTHWARK COMMUNITY FAIR - CAREERS FAIR
Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 July
12 noon to 4pm at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Lambeth
Road; free
A careers fair for those aged 16 to 27 years. Information on
college places, jobs and apprenticeships. Advice on
interviews and course applications.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11117


CREATIVE:SPACE
Sunday 17 July
11.45am-1pm & 2.45pm-4pm at Henry Wood Hall,  Trinity Church
Square; 6 (child 4)
These 75-minute creative:space events are unique, fun and
interactive music concerts specifically designed for
disabled children and their families.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11200

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Admin/Customer Service Assistant, Hot Tuna Plc
* Executive Administrator, Waterloo Community Development Gr
* Development Manager, Southwark Playhouse

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 to Rent in SE11
* Bermondsey Street - 3300 sq ft Office space loft style
* Office space required in SE1

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

Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:
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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

* St George the Martyr clock out of sync
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142460
* Business Broadband Recommendations?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142505
* Empty parking ticket envelope
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142511
* Hilton Bankside - why's the work stopped?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142503
* Shad Thames Pumping Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142475
* Consultations: community councils & affordable housing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142461
* Noisy construction work before 8am
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142459
* Roebuck pub - noise from customers on the pavement
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142449
* Allotments in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142394
* Has anyone near Waterloo lost a budgie?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142383
* Photography Studio Rental
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142377
* Second-hand furniture shops in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142344
* Swan at the Globe bar
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142313
* Heygate design info
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142293
* UFO above Southwark Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142261
* Pensioners' social clubs - ideas wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142234
* Changes at the Boot & Flogger
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/142195
    
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 }

* Office share wanted
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/7/142282

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

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