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SE1 Direct 612: Feast food festival; guided walks & more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 612

Monday 30 July 2012                           ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Summer & Autumn Language Classes 2012
* What's on this week
* August issue of 'in SE1'
* Local job vacancies 
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Noticeboard: Volunteers wanted for SummerFest
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business forum in association with Better Bankside

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Interactive map of Olympics-related events in SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/summer2012

* Commuters warned to avoid London Bridge Station on Monday
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6217

* Tower Bridge's starring role in Olympics opening ceremony
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6215

* Olympic Torch Relay ends 70-day tour at City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6214

* All the Bells: Borough Market, National Theatre etc
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6213

* Pics & video: Olympic Torch Relay comes to Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6212

* Step in to the 'Gift Box' at Southwark Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6211

* National Theatre ablaze for Olympic celebrations
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6210

* Abram Wilson: New Orleans-style procession on South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6209

* Waterloo gets £100,000 'Portas pilot' cash from Mayor
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6208

* Moss man climbs cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6207

* Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson play golf on the Thames
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6206

* London's first 'repair cafe' held at Goodlife Centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6205

* Taxi drivers hold Olympics protest on Tower Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6204

* Southwark locals get 2012 games tickets
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6203

* Blackfriars Station artwork unveiled
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6202

* Tate Modern, London Eye & Tower Bridge on Olympic stamps
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6201

* London Bridge Station: Network Rail fine-tunes crowd plan
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6200

* Thames bridges get special Olympic lighting
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6199

* Review: Richard III at Shakespeare's Globe 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6216

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{ Advert: Summer & Autumn Language Classes 2012  }

Thursday September 26th to Thursday November 28th

French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese

A series of lunchtime language courses will be running from
Thursday September 26th to Thursday November 28th

The lunchtime and evening courses will be held in-house at 
More London and are open to beginners, intermediate and
advanced speakers of French, Spanish and Italian. There are
also beginners and intermediate in Portuguese and German.

If you would like to enrol please contact Susan at
susan@jackdaw.u-net.com for further information.

Clients include students from Norton Rose, Linklaters,
Slaughter and May, Addleshaw Goddards, Herbert Smith & GLA.

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{ What's on this week }

PHOTOS FROM THE FRONT LINES: CAROL ALLEN STOREY
Monday 30 July
6pm-7pm  at CitizenM London Bankside, 20 Lavington Street;
free; email citizenmreports@citizenm.com to attend
Talk by documentary photographer Carol Allen Storey as part
of the citizenM Reports series of events during the Olympic
Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13042


ARCHBISHOP'S PARK WALK
Monday 30 July
7pm at Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane; free; booking
essential 07588 502615 or friendsofarchbishopspark@gmail.com
Join the Friends of Archbishop's Park for a 45-minutes
guided tour as part of the Living Memory heritage project.
Explore the heritage of this lovely Victorian park, teeming
with wildlife. Find out about Archbishop Temple, the old
tuck shop and discover the oldest feature in the park. View
some archive photos to compare the old and the new and hear
about future plans, including SummerFest and a pond.
Suggested donation to FoAP £3.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12959


LUNCHTIME CONCERT IN AID OF SYRIA RELIEF
Tuesday 31 July
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; £10
(students £8) on the door
Musicians from the Philharmonia Orchestra perform Albinoni's
Oboe Concerto in D minor and Mozart's Symphony No. 29 in A
at this charity concert in aid of Syria Relief. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12948


ALTERNATIVE LONDON STREET SPORTS
Tuesday 31 July
6pm-7pm  at CitizenM London Bankside, 20 Lavington Street;
free; email citizenmreports@citizenm.com to attend
Workshop led by Dan Edwards of Parkour Generations as part
of the citizenM Reports series of events during the Olympic
Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13043


TRANSFORMING IWM LONDON: MEET THE TEAM
Wednesday 1 August
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road
IWM London is inviting local residents to meet the team
behind the museum's proposed transformation, view the plans
and find out more about the new First World War galleries
being developed. There will also be a chance to visit the
major exhibition A Family in Wartime which will be open
specially for the event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12972


SOUTHWARK LGBT NETWORK: CULINARY ADVENTURES & QUEER TASTERS
Wednesday 1 August
7pm-9pm  at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; free
Join Southwark LGBT Network for an international exploration
of sights, tastes and memories - from Malaysian street food,
the American Trailer Park, to the Spanish Tapas Bar. Frances
Tay shares some interesting food stories involving fruit
bats and four legged friends, and will be offering sample
tastings of Malaysian Chicken Curry. Justin Varney delves in
to the world of Sister inspired indulgence and Down Home
Trailer Park cookin'. Nacho Diaz Vazquez talks Galician
tapas and the wonders of the humble potato. Free admission,
tea and tapas. Bar available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12952


DICKENS WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Wednesday 1 August
6.30pm at Tabard Street piazza,  Tabard Street; £10 (conc
£7) from http://www.wegottickets.com/af/172/event/158210
Discover the most historic part of London with writer and
performer John Constable, author of Secret Bankside.
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens' birth,
this walk explores his childhood encounter with the
Victorian underworld, visiting places which cast a shadow
over his entire life and inspired scenes in his novels from
Little Dorrit to Oliver Twist.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13025


EVERYTHING IS ART: HOW TO LOOK AT LONDON (AND THE REST OF
THE WORLD) IN A DIFFERENT WAY
Thursday 2 August
6pm-7pm  at CitizenM London Bankside, 20 Lavington Street;
free; email citizenmreports@citizenm.com to attend
Workshop led by illustrator and graphic artist Mr. Bingo as
part of the citizenM Reports series of events during the
Olympic Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13044


CORO CERVANTES CONCERT: SOUTHWARK FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ARTS
Thursday 2 August
7.30pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; £5-£20 from
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3082406561/eorg?ebtv=C
A special celebration concert with Southwark Festival of
Music and the Arts. Carlos Aransay will be conducting the
Spanish/London choir Coro Cervantes and the guitarist Morgan
will perform a variety of sacred and celebratory music.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12487


BOOK SALE
Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 August
12 noon-6pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Secondhand book sale organised by the Friends of Southwark
Cathedral.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12951


ROMAN LONDON REVISITED: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Thursday 2 August
6.30pm at Tabard Street piazza,  Tabard Street; £10 (conc
£7) from http://www.wegottickets.com/af/172/event/158223
Discover the most historic part of London with writer and
performer John Constable, author of Secret Bankside. Recent
excavations near London Bridge have uncovered the sites of
Roman baths, a market-arcade, temples and a cemetery with
the bones of a female gladiator. This walk uncovers 2,000
years of settlement around Borough and Bankside.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13031


ORESTEIA: FREE OPEN-AIR THEATRE AT THE SCOOP
Thursday 5 July to Sunday 5 August
Thu-Sun: The Trojan Horse 6.30pm; Agamemnon 8pm; Orestes
9.30pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
To celebrate a decade of creating award-winning open-air
theatre next to City Hall, Steam Industry Free Theatre
present a rare staging of the Oresteia trilogy by Aeschylus
- a three part epic drama charting Ancient Greece's journey
from chaos and war to peace, justice and the harmony that
inspired the Olympic ideal.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12720


FEAST - FOOD FESTIVAL IN THE QUAD AT GUY'S HOSPITAL
Friday 3 to Sunday 5 August
Fri 6pm-midnight; Sat 12 noon-11pm; Sun 12 noon-9pm at
Quadrangle, Guy's Hospital,  St Thomas Street; £6
Three-day food festival featuring Moro, Josť Pizarro,
Morito, Wright Brothers, St John Bread and many others.
Organised by the team behind the Long Table night market in
Hackney, Feast brings together top London restaurants, bars,
artists and musicians.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12845


CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT
Friday 3 August
7pm at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey Street; £10 on the door
Chamber music performed by professional musicians. Programme
includes Schubert Quartet No. 15 in G major D. 887.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12950


MINT STREET FUN DAY
Friday 3 August
12pm-5pm  at Adventure Playground, Mint Street Park,
Southwark Bridge Road; free
Games, music, sports, art, fun and food for all the family.
Featuring Toni the Magician and puppets, stencilling, badge
making, sports sessions, bike repairs and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12973


OPEN HOUSE AT THE GOODLIFE CENTRE
Friday 3 August
4pm-7pm  at The Goodlife Centre, 122 Webber Street; free
Come and see what The Goodlife Centre is all about. Visit
the centre, meet the tutors, check out workshops and enjoy
tea and biscuits.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13012


POP-UP BOOKSTALL 
Saturday 4 August
9am-dusk (weather permitting) at Trinity Church Square,
Trinity Church Square
A table of secondhand books (fiction and non-fiction), CDs
and DVDs. Most items priced 50p outside 57 Trinity Church
Square. Different stock every week. Proceeds in aid of
Trinity Newington Residents' Association funds.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12993


IRAQ DAY ON THE SOUTH BANK
Saturday 4 August
12pm-10pm on the South Bank Riverside Walkway near Gabriel's
Wharf ; free
Iraqi music, sport, art, culture, tourism, business, food
and drink.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13041


JUMBLE SALE
Saturday 4 August
2pm-4pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; 20p
Great bargains - everything must go.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12770


CELEBRATING DIVERSITY: OLYMPIC SERVICE AT SOUTHWARK
CATHEDRAL
Sunday 5 August
3pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Part of a series of special services at Southwark Cathedral,
St Paul's and Westminster Abbey during the Olympic Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12955


NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Sunday 5 August
4.30pm at Hay's Galleria,  Tooley Street; free
The National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anthony Inglis
will perform a concert of festive music on an English theme.
A Southwark Festival of Music & the Arts event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12486

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{ August issue of 'in SE1' }

The latest issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
out now: grab a PDF from http://www.inSE1.co.uk or pick up a
paper copy which will be arriving at the usual locations
over the next few days.

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Premises Assistant, Morley College
* Summer placement / temporary work
* Coffee Packer & Driver, Monmouth Coffee Company
* Finance worker, Waterloo Action Centre

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 to rent, Lucid Rep
* Desk Spaces Available at Junction 9 Studios

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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{ Noticeboard } 

VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR SUMMERFEST IN ARCHBISHOP'S PARK
Help us make this a fantastic SummerFest and London 2012
Community Games. Bring Archbishop's Park alive with circus,
bouncy castle, outdoor gallery, acoustic music and sport for
all. People of all abilities and disabilities welcome, you
must be at least 16 years old and available for four hours
on 17th August for the event. We have lots of roles; meet
and greet, assist on stalls and activities, give guided
tours of the park, interview people and set up and take
down. All volunteers receive event training, a FREE hot
lunch on the day and a reference letter for future
employment. Register with Abigail by 3rd August. Please
contact Abigail Tripp 07588 502615 or email
abstripp@gmail.com

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Looking for share for care in SE1 area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/159095
* Urgent Fridge Repair Needed!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159082
* Bermondsey Street traffic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159074
* Buster the friendly dog
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159068
* Anyone lost a kitten near Bermondsey Street?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159043
* Critical Mass
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159028
* Big fireworks display from Tower Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158968
* Helicopter Central
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158966
* Super fast BT infinity broadband - Southwark exchange
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158884
* Victorian costumes wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158833
* Burgess Park now it is mostly (all?) finished/open
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158765
* Renting a flat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/158759
* Olympic Lanes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/158753

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 }

* Single Desk Space Needed SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/158449

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

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