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SE1 Direct 605: Roger McGough; Food + Art; Celebrating Sanctuary
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 605

Monday 11 June 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 -  4 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 }

* Funeral for unknown parishioner c. 200 years on
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6067

* [Video] Helicopters fly through middle of Tower Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6065

* Princess Alexandra at Southwark's jubilee civic service
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6066

* St George the Martyr tree falls on Tabard Street piazza
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6064

* Motorcyclist jailed for death of London Bridge pedestrian
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6063

* Firefighters tackle small blaze at Clink Prison Museum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6068

* Queen's Diamond Jubilee Weekend: Monday 4 June 2012
  Pics from many of SE1's street parties
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6062

* Queen's Diamond Jubilee Weekend: Sunday 3 June 2012
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6061

* Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant round-up of pics/videos
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6058

* Queen's Diamond Jubilee Weekend: Saturday 2 June 2012
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6060

* Queen's Diamond Jubilee Weekend: Friday 1 June 2012
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6059


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{ What's on this week }

HERITAGE LIBRARY SESSION: LIVING MEMORY HERITAGE PROJECT
Tuesday 12 June
10.30am at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road; free;
booking essential 020 7021 1600 or email
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
Come and explore the Morley College library with a talk by
the librarian. Elaine Andrews will discuss Morley writers
and poets including Margaret Drabble, Fay Weldon and
Virginia Woolf.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12509


OLD KENT ROAD FIRE STATION DEVELOPMENT: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Tuesday 12 June
10am-12 noon & 6pm-8pm at Old Kent Road Fire Station, 405
Old Kent Road
Old Kent Road Fire Station is to be rebuilt under a private
finance initiative project - come and see the latest
proposals.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12731


OUTER SPACES WALK: LIVING MEMORY HERITAGE PROJECT
Tuesday 12 June
6pm; free; booking essential 020 7021 1600 or
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
Guided walk exploring the spaces between buildings in the
area and how they are used. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12738


FURTHER WORK AT DRAPERS GARDENS
Tuesday 12 June
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; 1
Lecture by Neil Hawkins from Pre-Construct Archaeology.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11426


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 13 June
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors planning
and development issues in Waterloo. Hear from the developers
and help to shape the community's response. Tonight: learn
about the plans for Elizabeth House and One Blackfriars.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12218


THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST: FREE OPEN-AIR THEATRE
Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 June
6.30pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
The Pantaloons theatre company perform their anarchic take
on Oscar Wilde's comic masterpiece. Expect larger-than-life
characters, live music and, of course, Oscar Wilde's
sparklingly witty dialogue in this fast, funny and
family-friendly show.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12700


RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH SOUTHBANK SINFONIA
Thursday 14 June
6pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert with Southbank Sinfonia. Enjoy a
complimentary glass of wine while you listen. A programme of
works for wind ensemble.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12301


WATERLOO LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
Thursday 14 June
6.30pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
The group is reading Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb.
The library buys 15 copies of each title chosen. The titles
range from contemporary bestsellers, to award-winners and
the occasional classic. New members always welcome.
Attending the group is free but there is a small charge for
refreshments (wine and crisps) for those who want them.
Contact librarian Stephen Males on 020 7926 8751 for further
details.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12642


BANG SAID THE GUN: ROGER McGOUGH
Thursday 14 June
8pm at The Roebuck, 50 Great Dover Street; 10 on the door
Described by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy as "the patron
saint of poetry", Roger McGough appears at SE1's own
stand-up poetry club.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12729


ILLUSIONS OF REFERENCE: CIRCUS AT ST GEORGE'S CIRCUS
Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 June
9pm at St George's Yard, St George's Circus; 8 (conc 5)
from 020 7193 3307
A surrealistic aerial storytelling and live art performance
installation in the yard at the junction of St George's
Circus, Borough Road and Library Street. Featuring the
real-time animated digital sceneography of Jaime Valtierra &
Prasanth Visweswaran, a Routemaster bus, and performances
from talented PAC founders Andrea Meneses Guerrero and
Dagmara Bilon. Taking inspiration from the story of the
Delphic Oracle, the show features aerial, mime, voice and
projections; fire, shadow and object manipulations.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12727


EXCHANGING PLACES: CYCLISTS CAN SIT IN CAB OF HGV
Friday 15 June
7.30am-10.30am  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
Southwark Council arranges Exchanging Places events to raise
awareness of cycle safety. These events allow people to sit
in the driver's seat of an HGV to get a better understanding
of what the driver can and cannot to see, especially in
regards to cyclists on the nearside and directly in front of
the vehicle. As well as the HGV, there will normally be free
cycle maintenance services, cycle security marking and
cycling information. The event continues from 12 noon to 2pm
in nearby Weavers Lane.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12739


BLACK CAT WHITE CAT: COIN STREET NEIGHBOURHOOD FILM CLUB
Friday 15 June
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood
Centre, 108 Stamford Street; 4 inc refreshments
A Yugoslav romantic comedy film from the director of
Underground and Arizona Dream, Emir Kusturica's Black Cat
White Cat is a riotous mix of farce, romance and crime set
within a community of gypsy people. With English subtitles.
Contact Laura Reynolds for more information on 020 7021 1600
or email l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12506


OPEN STUDIOS AT MAKE SPACE STUDIOS
Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 June
11am-6pm at Make Space Studios,  Newnham Terrace; free
The only open studios event this year at this arts enclave
next to the railway tracks at Waterloo. More than 45 fine
artists, artisans and designers will be offering visitors
the opportunity to enjoy and purchase paintings, prints,
sculpture, fashion, accessories and much more. There will be
an cafe, live music and regular video screenings throughout
the weekend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12668


THE BIG BARN DANCE
Saturday 16 June
6.30pm-10pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 10
(free for under-8s and over-80s); booking essential
St John's is clearing away the chairs for an evening of
revelry for the whole Waterloo community. Live music and
caller from the renowned Fiddlestix Ceilidh Band. Light
refreshments, cake for all, balloons, bunting, fun and
dancing. Tickets on sale at St John's 10am-6pm during the
week and from 10am-12 noon on Saturdays.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12567


FOOD + ART AT BOROUGH MARKET
Sunday 17 June
12pm-4pm  at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
Borough Market has teamed up with Southwark Arts Forum to
stage a one-day festival of food, art and music. Borough
Market traders will be on hand to offer an artistic
afternoon tea with the finest Borough Market produce.
Traders opening especially for the event include Oliver's
Bakery; Burnt Sugar; Bread Ahead, Comptoir Gourmand and the
Turkish Deli. Alongside Borough Market's traders there will
be will be an array of local artists including Rebecca
Chitty, offering witty Olympic-inspired tea-towels; Deborah
Hayman who makes beautiful hand-crafted jewellery, John
Whitfield's haunting photography; and a chance to build your
own biscuit skyline with community artist Eleanor Shipman.
Local musicians will perform during the afternoon.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12473


CELEBRATING SANCTUARY LONDON AT BERNIE SPAIN GARDENS
Sunday 17 June
2pm-7pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
The annual multi-art form free festival which launches
Refugee Week regularly attracts over 25,000 people, so get
there early. It's a one day festival splashing a profusion
of new talent across its three stages, pulsating with the
sounds of live music, the flow of the spoken word, the
sizzle of food and the rhythms of dance - the cultural
fruits of sanctuary. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12589

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Cafe Supervisor, Garden Museum Cafe
* Part-Time Team Member, Woolfson & Tay
* Development Manager, London Bubble
* Project Co-ordinator (Intergenerational), London Bubble

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 }

* Missing Elderly Man last seen in Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/156891
* Helicopter Saturday evening
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/156879
* Muhammed Haris Ahmed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/156850
* Off licence on Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/156814
* Mugging in NKR subway
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/156769
* Bicycle Storage on Tabard Gardens Estate?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/156764
* Mugging on Tooley Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/156750
* Sash windows
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/156739
     
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 }

* FREE: 2 office tables, off Bermondsey St
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/156800
* A3/A4 photocopier needed for temporary art project
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/156795
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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