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SE1 Direct 565: Southwark Archaeology; Thames Festival & more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 565

Monday 5 September 2011                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan Meeting Rooms: 'Your meeting space for SE1'
* What's on this week
* September issue of 'in SE1'
* 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 }

* Camilla to go guerrilla gardening at Elephant & Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5497

* EDL: Tooley Street shut as protesters cross Tower Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5491

* George Inn reopens after refurb: hog roast this Thursday
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5493

* Tune Hotel celebrates birthday by giving guests money back
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5494

* Review: The God of Soho at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5492

* Tomorrow: last chance to comment on Blackfriars Stn name
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/5466

* Events Academy provides training for Southwark young
people
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5496

* SE1 resident's Everest trek in aid of Women for Women
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5495

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{ Advert: Elan Meeting Rooms: 'Your meeting space for SE1' }

Elan Meeting Rooms is a newly furnished meeting space in SE1
suitable for seminars, meetings and workshops. Conveniently
located near London Bridge Station at Royal Oak Yard just
off Bermondsey Street.

The seminar rooms are light and airy with a separate
business lounge reception area and can be hired for a half
or full day.  Whether you are looking for somewhere to host
a seminar or a space to present to clients, Elan meeting
rooms offer a variety of meeting options at a reasonable
price.

Tea, coffee and beverages can be provided. Catering for
buffet lunches can be provided upon request.  Laptop and
projector equipment can also be hired.                         

The various meeting options our rooms can accommodate:
* Theatre: Up to 40 seated
* Workshop: Up to 36 seated - 6 tables
* Boardroom: Up to 20 seated 

To check availability, price and to book the meeting rooms,
please call 020 7403 1500 or email info@elanand.co.uk

Full address is Unit 3 Cedar Court 1 Royal Oak Yard London
SE1 3GA. (Near 156 Bermondsey Street). 

Website: http://www.elantax.com/meeting-rooms.htm

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{ What's on this week }

THE LONDON NOBODY KNOWS: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 5 September
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
In this 1967 documentary James Mason explores forgotten and
now largely non-existent parts of the capital. The film
includes a glimpse of Bankside when the power station was
still in operation. Director: Norman Cohen. Duration: 53
mins. Membership of the Community Film Club is aimed at
those living in Southwark and Lambeth. To become a member
(it's free) email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or join at
door.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11429


MORLEY COLLEGE ENROLMENT, ADVICE AND GUIDANCE DAY
Tuesday 6 September
3pm-6.30pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
Do you want to apply for a course but need more advice and
guidance? Or want to speak with a subject specialist or get
tutor approval before signing up to a course?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11485


DR BIKE - FREE BASIC REPAIRS IN WATERLOO
Wednesday 7 September
5.30pm-7.30pm outside 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/10787


GUY'S & ST THOMAS' NHS TRUST ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING
Thursday 8 September
5.50pm-7.30pm  at New Hunt's House, Guy's Hospital  
Staff, patients and other local stakeholders are invited to
come and find out how SE1's two hospitals have performed
during the year.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10757


ARCHAEOLOGY IN SOUTHWARK: TALK BY THE BOROUGH ARCHAEOLOGIST
Thursday 8 September
6pm-7.30pm at East Street Library, 168-170 Old Kent Rd; free
Southwark has such a rich history that it employs its own
archaeologist. Chris Constable will be talking on recent
developments in Southwark archaeology.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11445


AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE: LONDON'S LOST ARTIST
Thursday 8 September
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Phil Baker, biographer of the truly fascinating London
artist, will be offering insight into his art and
interesting practices. A South East London Folklore Society
event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11498


THE MAYOR'S THAMES FESTIVAL
Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 September
A packed weekend of events on the water, the foreshore and
the riverside between Westminster Bridge and Tower Bridge.
Including the annual Feast on the Bridge at Southwark Bridge
on Saturday and the spectacular night carnival and fireworks
display on Sunday night.
Listings: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/groups/thames-festival
Map guide: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/seriesmap/15


WOOLFSON & TAY FIRST BIRTHDAY
Saturday 10 September
2pm-6pm  at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square
The Bermondsey Square bookshop celebrates its first year
with music and special offers in store. 2pm Jazz guitarist
Thomas Ciucelis. 4pm Lemon and Lime Band
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11370


GAME ON AT BOROUGH MARKET: SPECIAL SUNDAY TRADING DAY
Sunday 11 September
11am-4pm  at Borough Market, Winchester Walk
September marks the start of the game season in England and
Borough Market traders are coming together to celebrate. The
market's traders will host to a special event with live
music, celebrating the uniquely English love affair with the
Game season. Pyramids of aromatic quince and yielding pears,
feathered game with iridescent plumage, cobnuts, wet walnuts
and the earthy pungency of wild mushrooms; just a few of the
ingredients that signal the changing of the seasons and hint
at Autumn's promise.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11559


BOROUGH BOOK GROUP
Monday 12 September
6.15pm at The Table, 85 Southwark Street; free
The Borough book group will this month discuss 'Nocturnes'
by Kazuo Ishiguro. Please contact
eugenia.atta@southwark.gov.uk to pick up a copy of the book
or make further enquiries.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11493


LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS: A BUSINESS BREAKFAST MEETING
Tuesday 13 September
8.15am-10am  at The Trinity, 204 Borough High Street; free;
booking essential via barrymartin2@btconnect.com
Find out about the commercial benefits of the 2012 Olympic
Games for businesses in Southwark at this free event
organised by Southwark Chamber of Commerce. Emil Brannen,
project manager for the GLA's Welcome to London programme,
will be giving an insight into how we can all benefit from
the influx of visitors. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be
provided.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11448

New writing group at Calder Bookshop starting Tuesday 13
September 7pm-9pm. Free. No previous experience necessary
and published writers welcome.
Further information: 07940 041025.

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{ September issue of 'in SE1' }

The September issue of our monthly printed what's on guide
is out now. You can also grab the PDF version at
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* EmploySE1 Co-ordinator, Better Bankside

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 }

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 }

* Distressed kitten found roaming the streets of Bankside
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144956
* Loooking for a good tailor to alter a suit
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144951
* 3 cats found dead in 5 days - Crosby Row area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144921
* Policing of EDL demo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144919
* "London's ugliest buildings"
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144909
* Boats on the Thames: superyacht at Butler's Wharf
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144870
* When did you last see a box of jam doughnuts.....
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/2/144857
* Possible bicycle theft @ Tabard Street/Silvester Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144852
* No broadband service owing to CLBER exchange flood
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144847
* French Conversation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144832
* Slate slips on roof of Shepherd's House
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144816
* White Cube front wall demolition in Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/144787

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 }

* I'm new to this awesome area! Advice most welcome...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/144498
* E wedding cards - designer wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/144466
* FREE business start-up/business development assistance
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/144463

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

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