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SE1 Direct 613: Your weekly news and events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 613

Monday 6 August 2012                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan Meeting Room
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies 
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* 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

* Southwark Festival of Music and the Arts relaunched
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6230

* Feast food festival held in Guy's Hospital car park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6239

* BT launches River Thames wifi service
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6237

* Local NHS hospital merger could be completed in 2014
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6224

* Ex-Dragon Richard Farleigh installed as LSBU chancellor
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6236

* Borough Market hosts carousel celebrating the SE1 skyline
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6235

* Millennium Bridge soundscape tells the story of London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6218

* Historic drawings of Waterloo and London Bridge Stations
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6227

* New electric car charging point in Horselydown Lane
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6234

* Duke and Duchess of Gloucester visit Bankside Gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6233

* Game devised by Walworth pupils on sale at Design Museum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6221

* Lord Falconer appointed as chairman of Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6232

* SE1 teen charged with attempted murder after shooting
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6231

* Southwark College takeover by Lewisham takes effect
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6229

* Dockhead Choir "did Southwark proud" at opening ceremony
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6228

* Swiss Church celebrates 250th anniversary at Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6238

* Parliamentary projections provide new South Bank spectacle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6226

* Arts Council awards 20 million to South Bank institutions
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6225

* Albert Embankment: appeal lodged against planning refusal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6223

* See the Olympic Games on  Potters Fields Park big screen
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6219

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{ Advert: Elan Meeting Room }

Elan Meeting Room is a newly furnished meeting space in SE1
suitable for coaching sessions, interviews, or meetings. It
is conveniently located in Central London near London Bridge
Station, at Royal Oak Yard, just off Bermondsey Street. The
meeting room is light and airy, holding up to 6 people, and
can be hired for a half or full day.

Whether you are looking for somewhere to host a meeting, or
a one to one, the Elan meeting room offers a variety of
meeting options at a very reasonable price, from only 50.00
for a half day session and from 100.00 for a full day.
Should you require a projector and/or laptop, this can be
arranged at a small additional cost.

Please contact Elan and Co on 020 7403 1500 or e-mail
bernadette.teuma@elanand.co.uk

http://www.elantax.com
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{ What's on this week }


SHAKESPEARE'S BANKSIDE
Monday 6 August
11am and 6.30pm at Tabard Street piazza; 10 (conc 7)
Discover the most historic part of London with writer and
performer John Constable, author of Secret Bankside.
London's oldest pleasure-quarter and the birth of English
theatre. Taverns, bear-pits, theatres and stews - licensed
by the Bishop of Winchester. This walk conjures up an
unforgettable gallery of Elizabethan characters!
11am info: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13029
6.30pm info: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13030


THE CHANGING FACES OF LONDON: CAPTURING THE MOMENT
Monday 6 August
6pm-7pm  at CitizenM London Bankside, 20 Lavington Street;
free; email citizenmreports@citizenm.com to attend
Workshop led by photographer Homer Sykes as part of the
citizenM Reports series of events during the Olympic Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13045


POTMAKING AT BANKSIDE
Tuesday 7 August
12pm-2pm; meet at the Thames steps near Shakespeare's Globe
Bankside STEWards invite you to join them at the pot making
for the Firing on the Foreshore event at The Mayor's Thames
Festival. Each year Bankside STEWards fire clay pots on two
fires at Bankside during the Thames Festival. This year, the
event will take place on 8 September. The group needs
objects to fire so they would like you to help to make pots
made with Thames clay to fire using Thames driftwood on the
foreshore. No previous experience needed  just bags of
enthusiasm! Artist Edith Slee will be on hand with lots of
ideas. Suitable for all ages. Bankside STEWards is a network
of local residents and business contacts committed to caring
for and promoting the past, present and future of the
archaeology and environment of the Thames foreshore between
Blackfriars and London Bridges at Bankside. They are an
Adopt-a-River group of Thames21.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12909


DICKENS WALK
Tuesday 7 August
11am & 6.30pm at Tabard Street piazza; 10 (conc 7)
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.
11am info: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13026
6.30pm info: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13027


STREET FOOD REVOLUTION: LONDON'S CHANGING FOOD SCENE, FROM
MARKETS TO FOOD TRUCKS AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN
Tuesday 7 August
6pm-7pm  at CitizenM London Bankside, 20 Lavington Street;
free; email citizenmreports@citizenm.com to attend
Workshop led by Jamie Berger of Pitt Cue and Ellie Grace of
French & Grace as part of the citizenM Reports series of
events during the Olympic Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13046


CHARIOT: THE ERIC LIDDELL STORY
Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 August
7.45pm at Oasis Church Waterloo, 1a Kennington Road; 12
(conc 10)
Made famous by the multi award-winning film 'Chariots of
Fire', this brand new dramatisation brings to life on stage
the incredibly inspiring story of Eric Liddell. Paris, 6th
July 1924 - the night before he has been asked to run for
his country on the Sunday, we see the struggles he overcomes
to stay true to his principles and what would await him once
the Games were over. The production is touring the UK in the
run up to the Olympics, before a run in Waterloo during the
the Games and then transferring to the Edinburgh Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12863



ROMAN LONDON REVISITED
Wednesday 8 August
11am at Tabard Street piazza; 10 (conc 7)
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/13032

WEST END KIDS
Wednesday 8 August
12.30pm & 6.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London
Riverside; free
West End Kids is the UK's highest profile musical theatre
song and dance troupe, made up of talented young
singer/dancers from across the South of England. They will
be performing two very different routines to suit the
lunchtime and evening audiences.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12873


STREET STYLE PHOTOGRAPHY: LONDON AND BEYOND
Wednesday 8 August
6pm-7pm  at CitizenM London Bankside, 20 Lavington Street;
free; email citizenmreports@citizenm.com to attend
Workshop led by photographer Eddie Otchere as part of the
citizenM Reports series of events during the Olympic Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13047


DICKENS WALK
Wednesday 8 August
6.30pm at Tabard Street piazza,  Tabard Street; 10 (conc
7)
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/13028


WE SING YOU SING
Thursday 9 August
12.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
 We Sing U Sing is a charity that believes by creating,
rehearsing and performing music, young people can help to
improve their self-esteem. Led by professional musicians,
watch the joy and enthusiasm, or join in! 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12874


HAVE YOU EVER TRIED BEING A COCOA FARMER?
Thursday 9 August
2.30pm-4.30pm  at Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street; free
SE1-based Divine Chocolate will be getting the Unicorn's
young visitors engaged with Fairtrade with their 'Be a Cocoa
Farmer' activities. Kids will be taken on the chocolaty bean
to bar journey from Ghana to the UK. They will be invited to
grab a machete, chop open a cocoa pod, harvest and dry cocoa
beans and think about the people on the other side of the
world who do all the work that goes into Dubble Fairtrade
chocolate. There'll also be recipe books to buy and
chocolate cakes made using Divine's chocolate.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13067



FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY:  OUT OF THE GUTTER, ONTO THE PAGE AND
INTO THE STREET
Thursday 9 August
6pm-7pm  at CitizenM London Bankside, 20 Lavington Street;
free; email citizenmreports@citizenm.com to attend
Talk by photographer Mark Lebon as part of the citizenM
Reports series of events during the Olympic Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13048


LONDON GAY MEN'S CHORUS
Thursday 9 August
6.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
The return of Europe's largest and best known gay men's
choir. They will perform a wide repertoire with their usual
excellence and enthusiasm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12875


WATERLOO LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
Thursday 9 August
6.30pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
Discussing Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore by Stella
Duffy. 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/12967


SUMMERFEST WINE AND WALKABOUT
Thursday 9 August
6pm-8pm  at Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane
Join a free tour of the park with wine, nibbles and
networking. Find out about park projects, volunteering as a
gardener or having a community stall and taking part in the
activities for SummerFest and London 2012 Community Games on
17 August. People of all abilities and disabilities welcome;
you must be at least 16 years old to volunteer. Please
contact Abigail Tripp 07588 50 26 15 or email
abstripp@gmail.com
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13068


KLAUS & CHANTELLE'S SONGWRITING LUNCH HOUR
Friday 10 August
12.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Listen to some of Klaus White and Chantelle Duncan's music
and contribute to the songwriting process. All ideas
welcome!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12876


THE ALLSTARS COLLECTIVE
Friday 10 August
6.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
 The AllStars Collective return each Friday as part of their
summer residency at More London. Gathering here every Friday
throughout the Music Festival there will be a selection of
40 of the UK's top session musicians who make up The
AllStars. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12877


ENGLISH ROMANTIC COMPOSERS AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES
Friday 10 August
7.30pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; 5-20 from
http://se1.info/pugin-tickets
This recital for cello, piano and voice celebrates the
Olympics and the 200th anniversary of the wedding of
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin's wedding in the cathedral
that Pugin designed and built. Performed by Joseph Spooner
(cello), Nicholas Bosworth (piano) and Diana Stevenson
(mezzo-soprano).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12488


POP-UP BOOKSTALL 
Saturday 11 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/12994


ARCHBISHOP'S PARK WALK
Monday 13 August
1pm 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/12960

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Summer placement / temporary work
* 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 }

* TO LET - 35 Westminster Bridge Road, Glenny LLP
* Desk space to rent, Lucid Rep

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 }

* Badminton!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159389
* Guy's Hospital makeover
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159377
* Mystery Singing Lady
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159355
* Another pub soon to be flats
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159256
* Runners in Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159232
* Hospitals merging
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159202
* Saturday breakfast near London Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159151
* Children's dance classes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159141
* SE1 broadband since Olympics
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159136
* SE1 images after an absence
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159130
* Waterloo Station - Old Eurostar
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159120

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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