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SE1 Direct 609: Waterloo Festival, Waterloo Carnival, Bastille Festival etc
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 609

Monday 9 July 2012                            ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Waterloo Festival 2012
* 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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{ Waterloo Festival 2012 }

We are delighted to be the media partner for the second
Waterloo Festival which starts on Thursday. Scroll down for
this week's event listings or check the St John's Waterloo
website http://www.stjohnswaterloo.org/waterloofestival/ for
the full programme.

Follow http://twitter.com/waterloofestiv for updates.

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Shard: royal inauguration for Europe's tallest building
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6143

* Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre could double in size
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6135

* Pop-up Mini Olympics opens at Marlborough Playground
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6148

* Boris challenged on 'unaffordable' shared ownership homes
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6145

* All mail for SE1 addresses to be processed in Croydon
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6144

* Work on Blackfriars Station solar roof reaches half-way
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6142

* Pavement tables & chairs: Southwark plans tougher regime
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6140

* Waterloo Library's future set by Christmas, says Lambeth
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6139

* South Bank ice cream sellers: interim injunctions granted
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6137

* 14 local women depicted in mosaic at Morley College
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6136

* Council offers £40,000 to help revive Tower Bridge Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6147

* South Bank plaque unveiled by Spanish Civil War veteran
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6146

* City Hall awards ceremony for Downside Fisher apprentices
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6134

* Delayed St John's Churchyard revamp nears completion 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6133

* Dulux dog drops in to Lower Marsh on Independents' Day
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6138

* Iwan Thomas at London Bridge to warn of Olympic disruption
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6132

* Review: The Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6141

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{ What's on this week }


WATER FOR ELEPHANTS: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Monday 9 July
7pm at Bankside Mix, Canvey Street; free
Free open-air movie screening in Canvey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12716


THE PUBLIC HOUSE: DANCE EVENT AT ELEPHANT SHOPPING CENTRE
Monday 9 to Saturday 14 July
Drop in Tue-Sat 10.30am-6.30pm; plus evening ticketed events
Mon-Sat at Unit 237, Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
The Public House is a week-long event of installations,
performances and choreographic experiments inside an empty
shop unit in the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre. With the
help of design trio Wignall & Moore and visual artist Anna
Sikorska, Hiru Dance Organisation is transforming a large
shop front into a furnished living room which will act both
as a performance space and a welcoming environment to sit
down with a cup of tea. The Public House will host five
day-long artist residencies and one evening programme,
performed on six consecutive nights. Free tea and biscuits
will be served all day and there will be drinks in the
evenings.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12795


HERITAGE LIBRARY SESSION
Tuesday 10 July
10.30am at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
Library session with a focus on local writers. Come and take
part in discussions about famous writers from the area. A
Living memory heritage project event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12510


CHORAL EVENSONG TO MARK THE 800TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GREAT
FIRE OF SOUTHWARK - FOLLOWED BY FIREWORKS AT 7.30pm
Tuesday 10 July
5.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Representatives of the borough of Southwark and the London
Fire Brigade gather to commemorate the great fire which
destroyed the priory in 1212 and to dedicate new standards
for the London Fire Brigade. This service will be followed
at 7.30pm by fireworks from the tower of the Cathedral. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12607


CRAZY STUPID LOVE: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Tuesday 10 July
7pm at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street; free
Free open-air movie screening in Canvey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12717


CLASH OF THE TITANS: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Wednesday 11 July
7pm at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street; free
Free open-air movie screening in Canvey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12718



WELCOME TO LONDON - SOUTHWARK AMBASSADOR TRAINING
Thursday 12 July
9.30am-12.30pm  at 160 Tooley Street; 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.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12744


FOUR CORNERS - DANCE PERFORMANCES ON MILLENNIUM BRIDGE
Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 July
Thu & Fri 1pm & 6.30pm; Sat 6.30pm at Millennium Bridge,
Bankside; free
60 conservatoire dancers present new choreography by Nina
Rajarani, Bawren Tavaziva, Ponciano Almeida and Lea
Anderson.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12540


BERMONDSEY & ROTHERHITHE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Thursday 12 July
7pm at Southwark College Bermondsey Centre, Keetons Road
SE16
First meeting of the newly merged community council for
Grange, Riverside, South Bermondsey, Surrey Docks,
Rotherhithe and Livesey wards. The agenda includes news of
the rebuilding of Old Kent Road and Dockhead Fire Stations,
consultation on the Page's Walk and Thorburn Square
conservation areas and changes to parking arrangements in
Bermondsey Street and Lamb Walk.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12639


THE HELP: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Thursday 12 July
6.30pm at Bankside Mix,  Canvey Street; free
Free open-air movie screening in Canvey Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12719


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] SOUTHBANK SINFONIA
Thursday 12 July
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £12 (conc
£8)
Southbank Sinfonia with Bury Court Opera perform the opening
concert for the 2012 Waterloo Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12826


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] PARADISE STREET
Thursday 12 to Tuesday 17 July
Thu-Tue 7.30pm; Sat 3pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo
Road; £12 (conc £8) from 020 7928 2832
In the hidden crypt under the church, Paradise Street
unfolds. Used as an air raid shelter and then place of
worship when the church was bombed during World War II, the
undeveloped and atmospheric crypt now becomes the
performance space for Paradise Street, a new play written by
Futures Theatre Company's artistic director Caroline Bryant.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12831


SHEELA NAR GIGS AND THE ENGLISH GODDESS
Thursday 12 July
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; £2.50 (conc £1.50) 
Talk by Simon Brighton, author of Echoes of the Goddess: A
Quest for the Sacred Feminine in the British Landscape.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12853


WATERLOO CARNIVAL - SUPERHEROES
Friday 13 July
12 noon till late in and around Lower Marsh; free
This year's theme is 'superheroes'. Mask-making workshops on
Lower Marsh from 12 noon before the procession leaves
Tanswell Street at 1.30pm for a 2pm finale at Waterloo
Millennium Green. There will be more activities and music on
the green through the afternoon, whilst the party continues
outside Cubana till 8pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12150


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] TEA DANCE
Friday 13 July
2pm-4pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free; RSVP
philippaowen@googlemail.com  020 7582 0755 or  07932 744539
Tea dance led by Ragroof Theatre Company with songs by
Blackfriars Nightingales. Tea and cakes available. All
welcome 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12830


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] WATERLOO WALK: STAMFORD STREET & THE CUT
Friday 13 July
11am at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £5 (conc £3)
Starting from and finishing at St John's Waterloo, this walk
is led by a Blue Badge guide and takes  in the development
of the printing industry around Stamford Street, the
Roupells of Lambeth, social housing around The Cut, the
effects of the Blitz, The Old Vic and the prostitute
scandals along Cornwall Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12834


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] KREUTZER QUARTET
Friday 13 July
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £12 (conc
£8)
The Kreutzer Quartet set up a dialogue with Martin Ellerby's
new work using music from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12837


SPARE THE BEARS
Saturday 14 July
Starts south end of Westminster Bridge
PETA is calling on animal rights supporters to join a 5km
walk carrying their teddybears round central London -
starting on the South Bank near Westminster Bridge - to
protest against the Ministry of Defence's use of Canadian
black bear skins for guardsmen's headgear.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12822


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] WATERLOO WALK: STAMFORD STREET & THE CUT
Saturday 14 July
11am at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £5 (conc £3)
Starting from and finishing at St John's Waterloo, this walk
is led by a Blue Badge guide and takes  in the development
of the printing industry around Stamford Street, the
Roupells of Lambeth, social housing around The Cut, the
effects of the Blitz, The Old Vic and the prostitute
scandals along Cornwall Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12836


COUNTY STREET FESTIVAL: FIESTA EN LA CALLE
Saturday 14 July
12pm-7pm  at Cul de Sac London, 65-69 County Street; free
A celebration of creativity through art, music, talks and
food. This family friendly day will start with the launch of
a new urban garden and food market with delicious hot snacks
prepared by La Bodeguita and Mamuska! restaurants. The
programme includes music on the main stage and workshops for
children and young people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12936


RIOJA TAPAS FANTASTICAS AT POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 July
Sat 12 noon-8pm; Sun 12 noon-6pm at Potters Fields Park,
Tooley Street; free
A spectacular variety of red, white and rose wines from some
of Rioja's most famous vineyards will be available for you
to taste as you make your way around the vibrant wine and
tapas stalls. Savour a diverse selection of tapas from
London's finest Spanish restaurants who will recreate the
famous tapas streets of the Rioja region where you can go
from bar to bar sampling a speciality dish and glass of
delicious local wine in each. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12278


PRESIDENT BASTILLE FESTIVAL
Saturday 14 July
11am-12 midnight around Bankside and Borough Market; free
For the fifth year London's largest free Bastille Day
festival will celebrate France's national day with an
extravaganza of all things French around Bankside and
Borough Market. Celebrating French food and culture, the
festival will host a feast of culinary delights from food
and drink sampling, French artisan food stalls and President
cheese giveaways. A fun filled programme of activities
including a traditional waiters' race, petanque, table
football, a hat making workshop, story telling, face
painting, a bike surgery and gastronomic film screenings. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12284


FAMILY FUN DAY IN WATERLOO - SHELL CENTRE DIALOGUE
Saturday 14 July
11am-4pm  at Johanna Primary, Oasis Academy Waterloo,
Johanna Street, Lower Marsh; free
Local families are invited to this event with free food and
fun for all. The event is sponsored by Qatari Diar and
Canary Wharf Group, the joint venture partners redeveloping
the Shell Centre site. Along with community consultants and
event organisers Soundings, they aim to use the Family Fun
Day to encourage local families to have their say on the
future of one of London's most important development sites,
with a giant mural, colouring competition, interactive map
of the area and an 'ideas orchard' among the activities to
help achieve this. There will be a free barbecue and soft
drinks bar run by the owner of The Camel & Artichoke on
Lower Marsh and light musical entertainment will be provided
by London-based group, The Caribbean All Stars Steel Band.
Parents will be able to talk to the developers and share
their views on boards showcasing the proposed masterplan for
the site. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12840


PEACE DAY IN TABARD GARDENS
Saturday 14 July
10am-6pm  at Tabard Gardens,  Tabard Street; free
Annual event held in memory of David Idowu and other victims
of violent crime. Football tournament (10am-1pm) followed by
speeches, music, poets, dancers etc (12.30pm-6pm) on the
stage. Plus hot food, games, bouncy castle and face
painting.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12778


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] DROP-IN ART WORKSHOPS
Saturday 14 July
2pm-4pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free;
contribution to cost of materials welcome
Open to adults, young people and children, participants can
join different workshops throughout the afternoon.. In the
church, workshops will be run by Clare Abbatt,
artist-in-residence. In the crypt, join a mosaic making
workshop with Southbank Mosaics.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12833


ST ANNE'S SUMMER FAYRE
Saturday 14 July
2pm-4pm  at St Anne's Church Hall,  Thorburn Square; free
A host of fun activities and stalls, including bric-a-brac,
toys, books, homemade cakes, a tombola, a raffle, and much
more. St Anne's is seeking to raise funds for vital
maintenance work to safeguard the future of the building and
keep it serving the people of Bermondsey. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12937


SPRINGS OF HOPE CELEBRATION AND FUNDRAISING EVENT
Saturday 14 July
3pm-9pm  at Bermondsey Village Hall,  Kirby Grove; entry £5
per family
Springs of Hope is celebrating its third anniversary. Funds
raised will help to support its work in the UK, Jamaica and
Ghana. Caribbean food & drink for sale, arts and crafts
activities, live performances, jumble sale, stalls and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12819


LOVE IS STRONG AS DEATH: THE MERIDIAN SINGERS
Saturday 14 July
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £12 (conc
£8)
Choral music and reflections for peace and inter-faith in
modern times with the Meridian Singers. Programme includes
the world première of Orlando Gough's Waterloo Canticle
'Love is Strong as Death', specially commissioned for the
Waterloo Festival, setting poetry from Beirut alongside
words from the Song of Solomon sung in Hebrew and Arabic,
and readings on peace and war from different traditions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12829


INTER FAITH WALK 
Sunday 15 July
9.15am-4pm (meet at Southwark Cathedral education centre);
free
Guided walk visiting Bevis Marks Synagogue, East London
Mosque and the Tibetan Buddhist centre in Manor Place,
Walworth. South London Inter Faith Group has encouraged and
supported coordinated inter faith walks this year
immediately before the Olympics and Paralympics. The aim is
to use this time, when the global spotlight is on London, to
celebrate the multi faith character of London and to
demonstrate, by walking and talking together, the inter
faith collaboration that is taking place. Participants
should dress modestly. Heads should be covered and shoes
removed where required. Bring a vegetarian picnic.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12783


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] EUCHARIST AND INTERFAITH WORSHIP
Sunday 15 July
10.30am at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
Preacher: Revd Rana Khan, Archbishop of Canterbury's
interfaith adviser. The service will include readings on war
and peace, and prayers from faith traditions around the
world. All welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12827


[WATERLOO FESTIVAL] COMMUNITY FETE
Sunday 15 July
2pm-5pm  at Churchyard, St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo
Road; free
Face painting, splat the rat, music from around the world,
cakes, tombola, bric-a-brac, exhibition of local history,
plants, tug-of-war, egg and spoon and more for all ages. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12832


NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME OPEN DAY AT SE1'S FLOATING GARDENS
Sunday 15 July
2pm-5pm  at Downings Roads Moorings, Mill Street; £3.50
(children free); share to RNLI
Series of seven floating barge gardens connected by walkways
and bridges. Gardens have an eclectic range of plants for
year round seasonal interest. Marine environment: suitable
shoes and care needed. Not suitable for small children.
Home-made teas available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12227


FOOTFALL AT SIOBHAN DAVIES STUDIOS
Sunday 15 July
11.30am-5pm  at Siobhan Davies Studios, 85 St George's Road;
free
Traipse, meander, tip-toe or strut to Siobhan Davies Studios
for a wide-ranging event exploring and celebrating the act
of walking. Footfall presents newly commissioned performance
and film works, an audio walk created with scientists, an
interactive installation, and a lively artist's talk. The
event includes the new dance piece choreographed by Matthias
Sperling, Walking Piece, a film by dance film artists
Straybird, and an installation by emerging artists Siàn
Goldby and Sandy Dobson which combines dance, sound design
and visual arts. These will be followed by a talk by the
artists involved, including Siobhan Davies and David Hinton
who will discuss their new film.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12650


BIG DANCE BUS
Sunday 15 July
12pm-4pm  at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre; free
The Big Dance Bus - an old London Routemaster - is coming to
the Elephant to showcase the thriving dance communities in
Southwark and to participate in the celebration of Jamaica’s
50th anniversary of independence Watch professional
performances and take part in free workshops.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12782

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Olympics Concierge, Better Bankside
* Tai chi tutor, Southwark Irish Pensioners Project
* Singing tutor, Southwark Irish Pensioners Project
* Pub Chef, Simon the Tanner

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 Spaces Available at Junction 9 Studios
* Desk Space for Rent in Walworth
* Office & Desk for hire in SE1 (Borough)

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 }

* Computer Repair
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158062
* New coffee place on Southwark Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158050
* London Bridge Station overcrowding
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158037
* Window Cleaners
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158033
* Good places for different cuisine ingredients
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158030
* Any gardeners or "grow-your-own" experts in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158027
* Tickets For The Shard
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157905
* Where are the bears at Living Space, Waterloo Road?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157894
* Elim Estate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157814
* Seamstress for wedding dress
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157811
* Flaming scandal at Perronet House
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157743

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 }

* Office share wanted - 12 desks
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/157592
* Need space for Real Mexican Food
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/157483

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

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