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SE1 Direct 615: Festival of Flowers at Southwark Cathedral
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 615

Monday 20 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: Are you looking to sell or let your property?
* 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 }

* Walk-in urgent care centre opens at Guy's Hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6261

* Paralympic torch relay to visit SE1 twice on Wed 29 August
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6265

* 28-storey Albert Embankment development approved
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6264

* Freedom Pass bus bloggers visit London Councils HQ
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6263

* £4.5 million lotto cash for IWM First World War galleries
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6262

* Crossway Church to relocate; 
  council seeks compulsory purchase of Heygate leaseholders
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6269

* Young entrepreneurs visit Borough Market
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6260

* Brazil projections on Thames mark Olympic handover to Rio
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6259

* 255,000 visit House of Switzerland during London Olympics
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6258

* Rail campaigners stage train fares protest at Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6257

* Sun shines on SummerFest at Archbishop's Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6270

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{ What's on this week }

THE FALLEN HEROES
Wednesday 22 August
12.30pm at The Scoop at More London, More London Riverside;
free
This band plays contemporary New Orleans style music
performed by musicians who have lived and played in in the
city.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12884


SUMMERFEST WINE AND WALKABOUT
Wednesday 22 August
5pm-7.30pm  at Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane
The Friends of Archbishop's Park invites you to celebrate
the success of SummerFest and to thank you all for making it
such a wonderful day. Meet by the changing rooms in
Archbishop's Park. Pop along to see photos from SummerFest
and to give your suggestions for next year and comments on
this year. Contact Abigail Tripp 07588 50 26 15 or
friendsofarchbishopspark@gmail.com 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13106


THE NEW ELEPHANT
Wednesday 22 August
6pm-8.30pm  at Crossway United Reformed Church, 100 New Kent
Road
A group of architecture students from London Metropolitan
University has spent the past year working in and around
Elephant & Castle trying to gain an understanding of the
people and area and looking at Lend Lease's proposals for
the Heygate Estate. The group has produced a collection of
projects which aimed to critique the developer's masterplan
proposals.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13092


ATONGO ZIMBA
Wednesday 22 August
6.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Atongo Zimba was born in northern Ghana and performs music
influenced from traditional and popular African music that
he was exposed to in his youth.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12885


THE LEPROSY MISSION FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS: SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 August
Thu 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-9pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 1pm-5.30pm at
Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £14 (under-15s free)
People from all over the world will descend on London to
celebrate the 30th Olympiad and the 14th Paralympics. The
Cathedral will be the magnificent backdrop for a Festival of
Flowers with the theme of 'Transformation'. The artistic
director for the festival is Mig Kimpton, international
floral designer and multi-award winner including two gold
medals at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8565


LITTLE BIG HORN
Thursday 23 August
12.30pm at The Scoop at More London, More London Riverside;
free
Little Big Horn is a ten-piece ensemble and will feature
many modern jazz classics. This is a hard-swinging yet
smooth outfit with the emphasis on solos from London's
finest musicians.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12886


MICHELE DREES TAP DANCE
Thursday 23 August
6.30pm at The Scoop at More London, More London Riverside;
free
Learn to swing with your feet! Join in the fun and learn a
basic tap swing beat… then sit back and watch the amazing
Junior Laniyan tap dance with the accomplished drummer
Michele Drees and her stellar trio.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12887


MEET THE AUTHORS
Thursday 23 August
7pm at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; free; booking
advised
And Other Stories is a not-for-private-profit literary
publishing house that aims to publish world-class writing.
This event presents three of their exciting
recently-published authors: Deborah Levy, Iosi Havilio and
Christoph Simon.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12924


THE CIRCUS: FREE OPEN-AIR FILM PROJECTION
Thursday 23 August
9pm at Flytower, National Theatre,  South Bank; free
Free open-air movie screening on the South Bank. When a
tramp accidentally joins the circus, he falls in love with a
beautiful trapeze artist; the arrival of a handsome and
dashing tightrope walking rival brings out a perilous
competitive streak. Starring Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy
and Al Ernest Garcia (1928, dir: Charles Chaplin, 71 mins).
American Express card holders benefit from a dedicated
seating area including wireless headphones and popcorn. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13099


CIYO BROWN
Friday 24 August
12.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Ciyo has toured with Courtney Pine, Byron Wallen, Ronnie
Laws plus a host of others and offers an eclectic mix of
musical themes from around the world featuring dynamic
arrangements and interpretation.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12888


LOCAL HISTORY WALK AROUND THE BOROUGH
Friday 24 August
1.30pm-3pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free
Guided walk led by Dr Patricia Dark, manager of Southwark
Local History Library, as part of Southwark Libraries
Wellbeing Week.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13085


THE ALLSTARS COLLECTIVE
Friday 24 August
6.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
The penultimate performance from these unsung heroes of the
music industry. Come and hear the cream of the UK's session
players live in concert.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12889


THE RED SHOES: FREE OPEN-AIR FILM PROJECTION
Friday 24 August
9pm at Flytower, National Theatre,  South Bank; free
Free open-air movie screening on the South Bank. Powell and
Pressburger's visually stunning and groundbreaking depiction
of the world of the ballet and the brutal and cruel
sacrifices the dancers make in order to achieve greatness.
Starring Moira Shearer, Marius Goring and Robert Helpmann.
(1948, dir: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, 133 mins)
American Express card holders benefit from a dedicated
seating area including wireless headphones and popcorn. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13100


COMMUNITY FAIR
Saturday 25 August
1pm-4pm  at Rockingham Community Centre,  Falmouth Road
Young Volunteers Drive presents a community fair featuring
an exhibition of crafts, stalls with items for sale and a
raffle. Supported by United St Saviour's Charity, Southwark
Council, Tesco and Progress London.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12938


THEATRE OF BLOOD: FREE OPEN-AIR FILM PROJECTION
Saturday 25 August
9pm at Flytower, National Theatre,  South Bank; free
Free open-air movie screening on the South Bank. Vincent
Price glowers magnificently in this Shakespearian
horror-fest showing the murderous consequences that can
happen when theatre critics give bad reviews... Starring
Vincent Price, Diana Rigg & Michael Hordern (1973, dir:
Douglas Hickox, 104 mins) American Express card holders
benefit from a dedicated seating area including wireless
headphones and popcorn. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13101

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Payroll Manager, Morley College
* Customer Experience Officer, Southwark Council
* Community Outreach Workers Đ pool recruitment, City Lit
* Office Manager/PA, Local Dialogue LLP

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 }

* Noisy neighbours on Bermondsey St.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160023
* McDonald's at Guy's Hospital
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160010
* Temporary storage space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159999
* Tower Bridge Olympic rings
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159997
* Maltings Cafe on Saturdays
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159992
* Annoying car horn in residential place
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159983
* Theed Street filming
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159940
* Hiring a skip
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159904
* Strange smell in Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159893
* Subway lighting on Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159892
* Dangerous dogs in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159883
* Old Photos of Walworth Road & London Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159852
* Crystal China - AMAZING
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159840
* Red Cross Garden history
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159762
* Cat sitter
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159744
* South London podcast recommendation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/159724

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 }

* One desk space wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/159729

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

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