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SE1 Direct 592: Shell Centre, Film Fugitive & Hidden Wonders
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 592

Monday 12 March 2012                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Alexander Technique at South Bank Alexander Centre
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Noticeboard: new choir in Bermondsey

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Boris delays E&C skyscraper decision till after election
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5873

* Why were 180 dancers on Woolwich Ferry at Tower Bridge?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5872

* Elephant & Castle Latin American presence "under threat"
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5871

* Southwark Free School swaps SE1 for SE16
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5876

* Free home energy audits for Waterloo residents
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5875

* Mobile recycling centre coming to SE1 estates on Saturday
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5874

* Let's abolish the Vauxhall Cross gyratory, says council
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5870

* Southwark Lib Dem leader censured for Elephant disclosure
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5869

* Firefighters save Golden Hinde as flood water fills dock
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5868

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{ Advert }

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{ What's on this week }

NIGHT AND THE CITY: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 12 March
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
A 1950 masterpiece of film noir, a story of small time
gangsters, corruption and betrayal. Set against the backdrop
of a war-torn London, the film's finale takes place on
a derelict site that later would become the Festival of
Britain. Director: Jules Dassin Duration: 92 min (black &
white) 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/12285


VOLUNTEER VISITOR HOSTS AT TATE MODERN - TASTER SESSION 
Tuesday 13 March
3pm at Tate Modern, Bankside; to book a place, call Antony
020 7401 5215 email volunteer@tate.org.uk
Want to make someone's day? Talk to people, share your
knowledge or gain new skills? Tate is inviting local
residents to consider becoming a Volunteer Visitor Host at
Tate Modern. To find out more, come along to a taster
session on Tuesday.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12326


SHELL CENTRE CONCEPT MASTERPLAN EXHIBITION & WORKSHOPS
Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 March
Exhibition open Tue 3pm-6pm; Wed 4pm-7pm; Thu 11am-6pm at
Shell Centre, York Road
Local residents, businesses and visitors to the South Bank
have a further chance to share their views on the mixed use
redevelopment of the Shell Centre, in the second round of
independent consultation exhibitions and workshops taking
place this week. Architects Squire and Partners were
recently announced as masterplanners for the site. Come and
see their initial design ideas at this three-day exhibition.
The workshops (Tuesday & Thursday 6.30pm; RSVP essential)
follow the first phase of community consultation which took
place in January and February and attracted participation
from more than 800 people with an interest in the future of
the South Bank.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12324


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 13 March
7pm (community safety surgery from 6.30pm) at St George the
Martyr,  Borough High Street
Regular meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer
wards. Learn about local projects and talk to your
councillors and neighbours. This is the penultimate meeting
of Borough & Bankside Community Council in is current form
before a planned merger with Walworth Community Council.
There will be a discussion about the changes Find out about
the Olympics and Paralympics and their impact on the area.
There will also be a presentation on the council's new draft
Open Spaces Strategy.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10937


RECENT LOCAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL & HISTORICAL WORK
Tuesday 13 March
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; £1
Symposium with various speakers. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11424


CHARITY SPEED NETWORKING WITH TEAM LONDON BRIDGE
Wednesday 14 March
6pm-8pm  at Balls Brothers, Hay's Galleria,  Tooley Street;
RSVP to events@teamlondonbridge.co.uk
Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to get more involved in
your local community this year? Have you done anything about
it yet? If not, this free event could be for you. Team
London Bridge has selected eight local charities that
support a variety of causes, from young people, to mental
health, hospital patients and the elderly. They need you and
your skills, for an hour, a day, or longer. Maybe you can
help design a website, read over their business plan, join
in with a team challenge, or something else. Come along and
meet them in this new speed networking format. You will get
five to ten minutes to sit with each charity and find out
what they do and whether you would like to work with them on
any of their opportunities. There will also be a notice
board so that you can browse opportunities from other
charities. Drinks and nibbles will be served.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12305


RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH SOUTHBANK SINFONIA
Thursday 15 March
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert with Southbank Sinfonia. Enjoy a
complimentary glass of wine while you listen.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12293


CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS: 
COIN STREET NEIGHBOURHOOD FILM CLUB
Friday 16 March
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood
Centre, 108 Stamford Street; £4 including snacks, wine and
soft drinks
Cave of Forgotten Dreams follows an exclusive expedition
into the nearly inaccessible Chauvet Cave in France, home to
the most ancient visual art known to have been created by
man. It's an unforgettable cinematic experience that
provides a unique glimpse of the pristine artwork dating
back to human hands over 30,000 years ago - almost twice as
old as any previous discovery. Contact Laura Reynolds for
more information on 020 7021 1600 or email
helpdesk@coinstreet.org Films are chosen by members of the
club and there are short films before the feature and
discussions. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by
an adult.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12223


COOLTAN ARTS LARGACTYL SHUFFLE: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
Saturday 17 March
12pm-4.30pm from Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill SE5, to
Cross Bones Graveyard, Redcross Way SE1; free (voluntary
donation)
CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle is a free guided cultural
walk promoting mental health and physical wellbeing using
art, humour and history to help de-stigmatise mental
distress. Join this month's walk to celebrate International
Women's Day and hear about revolutionary women in Southwark
and beyond. Walk from Maudsley Hospital in Camberwell to
Cross Bones Graveyard. Learn about local unsung heroines,
creative women and mental health and how history was made by
protesting women in Southwark and beyond. Please wear
comfortable shoes and bring water.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12327


'ARCHITECTURE ON THE THAMES' BOAT TOUR
Saturday 17 March
1pm at Festival Pier,  South Bank; £22.50; booking essential
via http://www.open-city.org.uk/tours
Journey down the River Thames exploring the architectural
landmarks that contribute to making London such a vibrant
and dynamic city. This river cruise will look at the
impressive mix of historic and modern architecture that make
the riverfront so architecturally diverse. The Thames
embankments are home to Somerset House (Sir William
Chambers/Dixon Jones), Tate Modern (Sir Giles Gilbert
Scott/Herzog & de Meuron), Oxo Tower, Royal Festival Hall
(Allies and Morrison refurbishment), Foster's City Hall,
Riverbank House (David Walker Architects) and the Design
Museum to name a few. Departing from Festival Pier, South
Bank, the tour will first go upstream, taking in Battersea
Power Station and Foster's Studio, before heading downstream
to the city and Docklands and ending at Greenwich Pier. Led
by expert architectural guides.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12323


HIDDEN WONDERS MYSTERY HUNT: THE SINS OF SOUTHWARK
Saturday 17 March
Meet 1pm at The George Inn, 77 Borough High Street;
suggested fee £10; booking essential
On this mystery hunt you'll explore the dark past of
Bankside and Borough, solving clues to reveal the truth
behind a Dickensian crime. As you crack the case you'll
discover a side of Southwark you never knew. A fun adventure
for the curious, the cunning, friends and families. Come as
a team or join one at the start. The hunt lasts about two
hours. Places are limited so booking is essential.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12265


FILM FUGITIVE: THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI
Saturday 17 March
8pm (doors open 7pm) at St George the Martyr,  Borough High
Street; £14 (conc £7.50)
Candlelit screening of the gothic silent movie accompanied
by pianist Wendy Hiscocks. Audiences will be greeted by a
team of themed fugitives. Usherettes will serve delicious
handmade cupcakes, brownies and popcorn. A pop-up bar will
be serving mulled cider, alcoholic hot chocolate and a
variety of other drinks. Part of Film Fugitive's Pull Up A
Pew season of film screenings in London churches.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12234


ROMANTICS, RATIONALISTS AND HOUSING REFORMERS WALK
Sunday 18 March
11am; free; booking essential 020 7021 1600 or
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
A walk around Lambeth North and the Borough exploring the
relationship between architecture and the history of ideas
in our area. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12007

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Customer Services Manager / Office Manager, Home Jane
* Chef, Terry's Cafe
* Sessional Community Gardeners Bankside Open Spaces Trust

See 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 }

* Ground floor modern office space in London Bridge SE1

See 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 }

* Helicopter delivering to Waterloo Station on Saturday
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152708
* Antonine Heights
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152703
* Battlebridge Lane, Tooley Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152702
* Pont de la Tour hedgetrimmer kicked my dog!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152699
* Cllr Al-Samerai
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152683
* Bikes on Trains from Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152647
* Looking to hire a hall / venue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152572
* Cheap Latin food in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152536
* Postal problems
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152533
* Another stolen bike thread
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152531
* Toddler dance classes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152518
* Caterer for curries
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152509
    
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 }

* Desk Space Wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/151401
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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{ Noticeboard }

Do you love to sing? Kristina is starting a mixed choir in
Bermondsey. It will meet on a weekly basis and sing
classical repertoire as well as contemporary. Please email
to register your interest: kristina.mansbridge@yahoo.co.uk

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