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SE1 Direct 607: Rain of Poems, the stockMKT & Lambeth Fete
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 607

Monday 25 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: Waterloo Conference Centre
* What's on this week
* 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 }

* Gibbons Rents community garden now open - bring a plant
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6109

* Seven street pianos come to SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6110

* Cherie Blair & Cilla Black lead goats across London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6107

* Elephant 2025? New image of completed regeneration project
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6098

* London Fire Brigade Museum escapes the axe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6105

* David Bomberg collection goes on show at new LSBU gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6104

* Architecture awards for White Cube & Bermondsey housing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6103

* Sponge cake model of Wren church at SE1 architects' office
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6108

* SE1 United celebrates success and appeals for support
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6111

* Baltic restaurant evacuated after kitchen fire
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6112

* MP raises hospital pharmacy privatisation in Commons
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6106

* Bakerloo line extension: no talks between TfL & Whitehall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6102

* School pupils race solar cars at South Bank University
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6101

* The Place: Shard's 17-storey little sister is 'topped out'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6100

* £5 million boost for Waterloo's Old Vic theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6099

* Unicorn Theatre launches young photographer competition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6097

* Eleanor Kelly in line to be Southwark's chief executive
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6096

* Lend Lease: we'll invest North Greenwich cash at Elephant
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6095

* Simon Hughes MP attends play criticising coalition cuts
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6094

* Review: Democracy at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6113

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{ What's on this week }

WIMBLEDON BIG SCREEN IN CANVEY STREET
Monday 25 June to Sunday 8 July
12 noon-9.30pm at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street
Follow all the action in SW19 without leaving SE1. A big
screen is set up in Canvey Street offering live coverage of
The Championships at Wimbledon. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12652


ORGAN RECITAL AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Monday 25 June
1.05pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
City of London Festival organ recital by Stephen Disley.
Programme includes Buxtehude, Alain, and Judith Bingham.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12537


ARMED FORCES DAY FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY AND COVENANT SIGNING
Monday 25 June
2.30pm outside City Hall, The Queen's Walk; free
The Greater London Authority will mark its commitment to
supporting the Armed Forces by signing a Community Covenant
on behalf of Londoners at a ceremony to be held outside City
Hall. The Community Covenant is a voluntary statement of
mutual support between a civilian community and its local
Armed Forces community. It is intended to complement the
Armed Forces Covenant, which outlines the moral obligation
between the Nation, the Government and the Armed Forces, at
the local level. The Community Covenant will be signed on
behalf of the GLA by Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Chair of
the London Assembly Jennette Arnold AM and representatives
of the Metropolitan Police Service, the London Fire Brigade
and Transport for London. Senior officers representing the
Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and Reserves & Cadets will
sign the Community Covenant on behalf of London's Armed
Services. The signing ceremony will be attended by serving
personnel from all three services. Music will be provided by
The Band of The Life Guards.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12772


SOUTHWARK COLLEGE FUTURE CAREERS & OPEN DAY
Wednesday 27 June
2pm-8pm  at Southwark College, Waterloo Campus, The Cut;
free
Helping you realise your full potential - hundreds of job
opportunities as well as careers advice and information
about the college's range of courses. Plus a prize draw to
win an iPod Nano.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12776


ONE BLACKFRIARS DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Tuesday 26 June
5pm-8pm  at London Nautical School, 61 Stamford Street; free
See the latest plans for the proposed 50-storey tower on the
site bounded by of Blackfriars Road, Stamford Street, Rennie
Street and Upper Ground.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12750


RAIN OF POEMS AT JUBILEE GARDENS
Tuesday 26 June
9pm at Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road
Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus will open with a
remarkable Rain of Poems, as 100,000 bookmark shaped poems,
collectively weighing half a tonne, are released from a
helicopter in just half an hour, to be caught by a crowd
waiting on Jubilee Gardens. The performance, carried out by
Chilean arts collective Casagrande, comes to the UK for the
first time and is the sixth of its kind to rain down poetry
on cities that have suffered aerial bombing in the past.
Part of the London Festival 2012, the project has previously
taken place in Berlin, Warsaw, Guernica, Dubrovnik and
Santiago and is a gesture of remembrance and a metaphor for
the survival of cities and people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12673


KURT PERSCHKE'S REDBALL UK
Wednesday 27 June to Sunday 1 July
New York artist Kurt Perschke brings his 15-foot inflatable
RedBall to the South Bank this month. 
* Wednesday: Golden Jubilee Bridges
* Thursday: Waterloo Bridge
* Friday: Covent Garden
* Saturday: Site to be announced
* Sunday: Riverside Terrace, Royal Festival Hall
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12775


2012 OLYMPICS: SOUTHWARK WELCOME HOST TRAINING
Thursday 28 June
9.30am-12.30pm  at 160 Tooley Street, 160 Tooley Street;
free; Bookings: Michael.Cleere@southwark.gov.uk or 020 7525
5645
A FREE workshop that will be of special interest to
frontline staff, residents, and volunteers likely to come
into direct contact with visitors to London and Southwark
during the Olympics. It will also be of use to all who will
be affected by London's hosting of the Games, identifying
ways in which we can promote the borough while ensuring that
the visitor experience is warm and welcoming. London 2012
presents all of us with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to
shine in the eyes of the world. This workshop will ensure
that Southwark plays its part fully and reaps the rewards. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12742


TERMINAL STUDIOS REDEVELOPMENT EXHIBITION
Thursday 28 June
2pm-8pm  at Bermondsey Village Hall,  Kirby Grove
London Square is proposing to re-develop the Terminal
Studios site in Lamb Walk and the adjacent building at the
corner of Morocco Street. The proposed development will
include the replacement of ground floor commercial space
with 29 residential units above. London Square will be
holding an exhibition to outline the current plans and
design styles for the site. Members of the project team will
be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Further
information from Anna Mitra: 020 7399 2292 or
annam@curtinandco.com 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12773


THE stockMKT NIGHT MARKET IN BERMONDSEY SQUARE
Thursday 28 & Friday 29 June
5.30pm-10pm at Bermondsey Square; free
The popular night market returns to the square for two
nights with even more street food stalls and entertainment
than before.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12737


ST GEORGE'S CIRCUS BY MAPLIGHT EVENING WALK
Thursday 28 June
6.30pm; £8 (conc £6); email kentitmuss@yahoo.co.uk to book
Join Ken Titmuss for an evening walk with old maps exploring
the streets around St George's Circus, covering what had
been St George's Fields, about 150 acres of un-enclosed
marshy strip fields that had also been used as common land.
St George's Circus was a pivot for the new roads built to
connect Westminster Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge with the
already built up part of Southwark. As late as 1750 all that
stood on St George's Fields were a windmill and the Dog and
Duck Inn and pleasure gardens. It was all about to change.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12754


LONDON FIRE BRIGADE MUSEUM TOUR
Friday 29 June
2pm at London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 94A
Southwark Bridge Road; £3; booking essential
Join the Living Memory heritage project for a tour around
the museum exploring the role of the London Fire Brigade at
different times in the city’s history up to the present day.
Please get in touch with Laura for more information or to
book. Laura Reynolds l.reynolds@coinstreet.org or 020 7021
1600 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12751



DESIGN OVERTIME: SUMMER PARTY
Friday 29 June
6pm-10pm  at Design Museum,  Shad Thames; £7.50 in advance
or £11 on the door
It's the last chance to see Christian Louboutin and the very
first chance to experience some indigenous dressing up,
dance and song at the Design Museum. French footwear meets
English folk is the perfect mix for a summer night. A lazy
evening of costume workshops, dancing lessons and seasonal
summer fayre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12705


POP-UP BOOKSTALL
Saturday 30 June
9am till dusk (weather permitting) outside 57 Trinity Church
Square
Lots of secondhand books, fiction and non-fiction, and CDs.
Most items price 50p. Different stock every week. Proceeds
in aid of Trinity Newington Residents' Association funds.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12762


BERMONDSEY ARTS WEEKEND
Saturday 30 June & Sunday 1 July
11am-5pm at Southwark Studios and SE1 Studios, Crimscott
Street; free
Some of Bermondsey's leading arts organisations are joining
forces to present an open weekend. A weekend of special
events including several open artists studios, exhibitions,
workshops, galleries and many creative small businesses all
within easy walking distance.
Info & map: http://www.bermondseyarts.co.uk


SUMMER FAIR AT FRIARS PRIMARY SCHOOL
Saturday 30 June
12pm-3pm  at Friars Primary School,  Webber Street; 50p
(under-12s free)
Sports-themed summer fair.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12756
 
 
NORTH LAMBETH PARISH FETE
Saturday 30 June
2pm-5pm  at Lambeth Palace Gardens, Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth
Palace Road; £4 (conc £2.50; family £8)
An opportunity to enjoy the gardens of Lambeth Palace,
listen to local musicians, take tea and buy books, home made
cakes, jams and marmalade, plants, bric a brac etc. Have a
go on the tombola, the raffle or other sideshows and listen
to music provided by bands from Archbishop Sumner School and
the South London Jazz Orchestra. This year's theme is
'earth'. The fete will raise money for Kennington-basec
charity Roots and Shoots and the work of churches in North
Lambeth. A special addition for 2012 will be various "lost"
Olympic events. Held annually in Lambeth Palace Gardens by
kind permission of the Archbishop of Canterbury and Mrs
Williams.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12476


FAITH & THE ENVIRONMENT
Saturday 30 June
2pm at Kagyu Samye Dzong, Spa Road SE16; free
The importance of the preservation of nature and Earth's
resources is highlighted by many different religions, and
Kagyu Samye Dzong London Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre
for World Peace & Health is hosting an Interfaith event
celebrating the theme. The event will be attended by Deputy
Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Bermondsey and Old
Southwark MP Simon Hughes; Very Revd Andrew Nunn, Dean of
Southwark Cathedral; Rabbi Janet Darley from the South
London Liberal Synagogue; and Abbot of Kagyu Samye Ling
Monastery Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche as guest speakers. It is
part of the nationwide "A Year of Service" initiative that
is running throughout the Queen's Diamond Jubilee year to
highlight and celebrate the voluntary service carried out by
people of faith in their local communities. Everyone is
welcome to attend this event. At 4pm all guests are invited
to come out into Bermondsey Spa Gardens and join the newly
elected Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Althea Smith, for the
planting of an ornamental tree. The Young People's Group
from the Rockingham Estate will present free wildflower
seeds to all attending to take home with them, and pledge to
plant where and when appropriate.
http://www.se16.com/event/faith-and-the-environment


WE WAS ALL ONE: FREE FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION
Saturday 30 June
4.30pm at Stansfeld Oxford & Bermondsey Club, Webb Street;
free
Swan Mead Tenants & Residents Association (SHACCA) and the
Stansfeld Oxford & Bermondsey Club are organising a free
screening of the 1972 Thames Television documentary about
Bermondsey life. Followed by discussion. Refreshments will
be available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12749


A BURNISH'D THRONE: FREE THEATRE AT SOUTH BANK TOILETS
Sunday 1 July
11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm at Jubiloo, Jubilee Gardens (next to
flagpole); free
A newly devised performance of Shakespeare's Antony &
Cleopatra (Act 2 Scene 2) adapted and directed by Ed Viney,
will animate the newly completed Jubiloo public toilets
pavilion by Mark Power Architects.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12774


BOROUGH, BANKSIDE & WALWORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Monday 2 July
7pm at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
First meeting of the newly merged community council for
Cathedrals, Chaucer, East Walworth, Faraday and Newington
wards.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12638

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Pub Chef, Simon the Tanner
* Sunday Club Organiser, Blackfriars Settlement
* Part time Sunday Cook, Blackfriars Settlement
* Part time administrator, Blackfriars Settlement 
* Assistant Director, Waterloo Community Development Group

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 }

* Desk Space for Rent in Walworth
* Office & Desk for hire in SE1 (Borough)
* 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:
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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Coach hire in SE1 - recommendations please
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157451
* Barge moored by Butler's Wharf
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157445
* Tropical fish - new home needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157430
* Spurgeon Street hotel 
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157384
* Keys found at Tyers Gate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157352
* Browns
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157346
* Union Press / Printing Trade History
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157316
* Escalator link at the Shard
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157273
* Vinopolis
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157252
* Harlequin Building - Southwark Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157235
* London Aikido Dojo - Needs a venue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157224
* Volunteer opportunities or part time work.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157205
* Oversized lorry driving round SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157204
* Road-marking stencil for "Union Press" project
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157187
* Southwark Council's Bulky Waste collection service
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157179
* Tower Bridge Olympic rings
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157146

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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