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SE1 Direct 569: National Poetry Day; Lower Marsh relaunch &
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 569

Monday 3 October 2011                         ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Thinking of your Christmas party?
* What's on this week
* October 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 }

* Nightclub & skyscraper flats can co-exist argues developer
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5562

* White Cube's Bermondsey Street gallery opens next week
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5548

* Tony Robinson: why I'm backing Winchester Palace garden
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5561

Southern Cross SE1 home: regulator takes enforcement action
* Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5563

* Sexual assault in Weston Street: police release e-fit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5557

* Prefabricated hotel rooms craned into place at citizenM
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5547

* 400 opportunities for volunteers in Southwark charities
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5556

* Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre blue makeover completed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5550

* 37 plays in 37 languages at Globe's 2012 festival
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5552

* Bermondsey & Borough Bushcraft project for local teenagers
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5560

* Ex-England footballer Geoff Thomas visits Nautical School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5555

* Simon Hughes MP abseils down Guy's Hospital tower
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5551

* Lambeth Bridge procession marks 1 year since Pope's visit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5559

* King James Bible translator Lancelot Andrewes honoured
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5549

* BlindAid: new name for Bermondsey Street-based charity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5553

* Review: The Playboy of the Western World at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5558

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{ What's on this week }

THE HAPPY FAMILY - COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 3 October
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern, Bankside; free to members
Because of the building work for the 1951 Festival of
Britain, the Lord family are told to evacuate their home on
the South Bank. They stoically cling to the property and
after a week without water or light they are on the point of
surrender when the Government capitulates. 1952 comedy film
directed by Muriel Box. Preceded by a short film by the
'Great Eight' young people who were part of this year's
events academy led by Better Bankside. 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/11624


INGEBORG KROG: CARAVAN THEATRE - MERGE FESTIVAL
Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5 October
12 noon-4pm at Bankside riverside walkway,  Bankside; free
Neil Bennun is a writer and performer. His innovative work
for interactive media has won industry recognition from
BAFTA and D&AD, amongst others, and he's the author of 'The
Broken String', shortlisted for the John Rhys Llewellyn
Prize for Literature. Ingeborg Krog is derived from the
research for Neil's new book 'Bad Magic: Assault Sorcery,
Mind Weapons and the Tantric Lemon of Revenge' (Random
House). Housed in a 1970s caravan, making it possibly the
smallest mobile theatre space in London, performances will
be staged for audiences of not more than six people at a
time.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11516


FREE RETAIL BREAKFAST SEMINAR
Wednesday 5 October
8am-10.30am  at Delfina, 50 Bermondsey Street; free; RSVP
shane@teamlondonbridge.co.uk
Team London Bridge is sponsoring a free retail seminar at
Bermondsey Streetís Delfina restaurant. David West,
principal consultant with Premier Retail Marketing, will
lead a two hour marketing workshop that includes creating an
effective marketing plan, research, SWOT analysis, customer
perception and shop displays. This event is open to all
local businesses not just BID members. Coffee, tea, pastries
and registration from 8am-8.30am. Seminar until 10.30am.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11619


HARVEST THANKSGIVING
Thursday 6 October
1.10pm-1.50pm  at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars
Road
Lunchtime harvest thanksgiving service with the Portcullis
Singers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11412


AND THE BIRDS FELL FROM THE SKY: CARAVAN THEATRE
Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 October
Thu 12 noon-4pm; Fri & Sat 3pm-7pm at Bankside riverside
walkway; free
This tiny theatre housed in a 1970s vintage caravan plays
host to theatre director Silvia Mercuriali and film director
Simon Wilkinson creating an interactive experience in which
the audience participates in a film using video goggles and
headphones.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11517


NATIONAL POETRY DAY LIVE
Thursday 6 October
1pm-6pm  at Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall,  Belvedere
Road; free
Southbank Centre Artist in Residence Simon Armitage heads
this celebration, hosted in conjunction with the Poetry
Society, with pop-up poetry, poetry bingo, Michael Rosen,
Jackie Kay, Glyn Maxwell and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11592


LOWER MARSH MARKET RELAUNCH EVENT
Thursday 6 October
5.30pm-7.30pm  at Lower Marsh,  Lower Marsh; free
New traders - including fresh produce, street food, gifts
and clothing stalls - will be joined by the Pearly King and
Queen of Peckham and musicians from Bowjangles to celebrate
the rejuvenation of the historic market. Face painting, free
tasters and giveaways will also be available. The market is
now under the control of Westminster Artisans as part of a
one-year pilot agreement with Lambeth Council.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11594


AVIVA BIG PICTURE POP UP STUDIO
Saturday 8 to Tuesday 11 October
10am-6pm at Theatre Square, National Theatre, South Bank;
free
Fancy having your own fashion-mag style shoot, seeing your
portrait up in lights and helping street children, just by
taking part? Aviva is offering a once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity to be made up like the stars and snapped by two
of the world's most renowned fashion photographers, Clive
Arrowsmith and Jillian Edelstein, as part of its 'You are
the Big Picture' campaign.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11617


GOAL! THE BIG DRAW
Saturday 8 October
11am-6pm  at Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street
An exciting day of free art and craft activities and
workshops. Paint a Window of Wonder, help knit a Winter
scarf for Spike the friendly Unicorn, plus many more
fun-filled activities. A great hands-on day for visitors of
all ages.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11639


THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE BIG HARVEST PARTY 
Saturday 8 October
10.30am-5pm  at Garden Museum,  Lambeth Palace Road; normal
charges apply: £7 (conc £6; under-16s free) 
Celebrate harvest and localism and to see and share what's
been growing in Lambeth this season.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11667


SOUTHWARK BLACK HISTORY WALK
Saturday 8 October
Meet 11am at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free
A guided walk through nearly 300 years of the black presence
in Southwark.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11682


BERMONDSEY'S BLITZ: GUIDED WALK WITH NEIL BRIGHT
Sunday 9 October
Meet 11am at Bermondsey Tube Station, Jamaica Road SE16; £8
Join Neil Bright 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. Plus the near destruction of
Surrey Docks and the aftermath of this. Walk finishes at
London Bridge.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11415


SOUTHWARK BLACK HISTORY WALK
Sunday 9 October
Meet 11am at Metropolitan Tabernacle,  Elephant & Castle;
free
A guided walk through nearly 300 years of the black presence
in Southwark.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11681


UK UNCUT PROTEST AT WESTMINSTER BRIDGE
Sunday 9 October
1pm - see http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/5539


THE OUTLAW BOROUGH: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Monday 10 October
7pm (meet 6.45pm) at Tabard Street piazza; £7 (conc £5)
First of three guided walks with local writer John
Constable, author of The Southwark Mysteries and Secret
Bankside - Walks In The Outlaw Borough. Learn about the
medieval Liberty of The Clink: prisons, taverns, theatres,
bear-pits - and brothels, or 'stews', licensed by the
church.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11600

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{ October issue of 'in SE1' }

The October issue of our monthly printed what's on guide
will soon be available at all the usual locations. You can
also download the PDF version now at http://www.inSE1.co.uk 

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{ Local job vacancies }

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 }

* Good newsagent for magazines?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146138
* Found a kitten - Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146133
* Assault around Tower Bridge Rd
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146074
* Litter festival outside Tesco on Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146070
* Living in  Strata and Elephant and Castle
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146069
* Lost Mookie Scuttlebug
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146044
* Regist. childminder required on Wednesdays for 4 hours!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146041
* Buses terminating early at Elephant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146040
* Mobile beauty?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146038
* Another lost black cat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/145925
* Living near Parkers Row
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/145921
* Butterfly house
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/145917
* Mayoral Limo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/145910
* Noisy gatherings at Dover Castle, Great Dover Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/145868
* Goodbye to the 4-5-free
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/145867

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 }

* Wanted: Small winter storage area in return for food!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/145225
* Small non-serviced office required
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/145055

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

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