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SE1 Direct 619: Bermondsey Street Festival, Bach to Baby etc
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 619

Monday 17 September 2012                      ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Three-for-two offer at South Bank Alexander Centre
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies - 4 opportunities this week
* 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 }

* Simon Hughes opens Guy's Hospital urgent care centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6301

* Pics: Octavia Hill Centenary Flower and Vegetable Show 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6299

* Boris calls on developers to build 45-storey E&C tower
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6298

* Southwark Supertram website launched
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6297

* London Bridge area: roadworks return now games are over
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6296

* More trees and benches coming to Jubilee Gardens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6295

* Old Operating Theatre becomes National Trust partner
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6294

* Christian Aid brings Tax Justice Bus to Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6300

* Latin American community wins official council recognition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6293

* 2.6m from E&C schemes to be spent on SE17 social housing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6292

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{ Advert }

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{ What's on this week }

LIVING MEMORY HERITAGE PROJECT LIBRARY SESSION
Tuesday 18 September
10.30am at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
Session focused on music halls and the history of
entertainment in the area by Caryle Webb-Ingall a local
history teacher at Morley College. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13218


OASIS ACADEMY SOUTH BANK OPEN EVENING
Tuesday 18 September
6pm-8pm  at Oasis Centre, 75 Westminster Bridge Road
An opportunity for parents and young people to learn about
the new Oasis Academy South Bank due to open in September
2013.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12974


SINGINGWORKS - ANGELUS CHOIR
Tuesday 18 September
6pm-7pm  at The Scoop at More London,  More London
Riverside; free
Up to 150 singers take part in a concert in support of the
Angelus Foundation, a charity which raises awareness of the
dangers of 'legal highs', alcohol and party drugs The choirs
taking part are: Norton Rose Choir; Nomura Voices' Sounds
Just Brilliant (the choir of international law firm S.J.
Berwin); Olsang (the choir of lawyers Olswang); the Mystery
Voices Choir; Acappella Amour (an acappella choir of nine
gifted teenage girls); First Thought (Bath based band of
teenagers); Blackheath Centre For Singing (new, community
hub for choral singing) and the London Trumpet Choir (12 of
the Country's finest professional trumpet players).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13222


SOUTHWARK LGBT FORUM
Tuesday 18 September
6.30pm-9pm  at 160 Tooley Street, 160 Tooley Street
Southwark cabinet member for community safety Cllr Richard
Livingstone and Chief Inspector Jon Meager, head of
Southwark Police's community safety unit, will be talking
and answering questions on how the Borough is tackling hate
crime and protecting LGBT residents and visitors to the
borough.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13119


BEER AND WINE TASTING
Tuesday 18 September
6pm-7.30pm  at Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh; free
Waterloo Wine will be showing a range of their wines and the
Kernel Brewery will be explaining how they create their
delicious beers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13132


STORYTELLING - IMAGINING THE WAY TO LIVE AND WORK
Wednesday 19 September
2pm-4.30pm  at 160 Tooley Street, 160 Tooley Street; free
A free workshop exploring the power of stories and
storytelling to shape and influence the way we are and work.
We will look at the rich tradition of wisdom tales from
across the world as well as working in an interpersonal way
to discover how ordinary conversations can shift
communication and relationships. This self-reflective
workshop will be of benefit at a personal level but will
also impact positively on the way we relate to each other
and the wider community. Participants should come with an
open mind as well as a favourite story or two. Places are
limited. Bookings: Michael.Cleere@southwark.gov.uk or call
020 7525 5645.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13217


GUY'S AND ST THOMAS' NHS FOUNDATION TRUST ANNUAL PUBLIC
MEETING
Wednesday 19 September
6.15pm (refreshments from 5.45pm) at Nevin Lecture Theatre;
St Thomas' Hospital,  Westminster Bridge Road
The trust's annual public meeting is an opportunity for you
to come and find out how SE1's hospitals have performed
during the year. Presentations will be given by members of
staff and the board. There is also an opportunity to ask the
Chief Executive, Chairman or Executive Board Directors
questions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12463


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 19 September
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors planning
and development issues in Waterloo. Hear from the developers
and help to shape the community's response.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12220


WALKABOUT: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Wednesday 19 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Nicolas Roeg's beautiful and mesmerizing film follows a
teenage girl (Jenny Agutter) and her younger brother who are
stranded in the Australian outback where they meet an
aboriginal boy on "walkabout". Free open-air movie screening
next to City Hall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12867


BUTCHERY DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 19 September
6pm at Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh; 20; book via
enquiries@greensmiths.co.uk
Watch a pork jointing demonstration with master butchers The
Ginger Pig. Ticket includes food and matching wine.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13163


INDIAN SUMMER BARBECUE AT THE WATERLOO QUARTER FOOD FESTIVAL
Thursday 20 September
12 noon-2pm & 5pm-7pm at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut; free
Join the chefs from the Bangalore restaurant as they cook
modern Indian brasserie-style dishes over hot coals at this
Bollywood-themed event. Featuring live music and comedy.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13129


FREE LUNCHTIME RECITAL
Thursday 20 September
1pm-1.45pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street;
free
Recital by students from the Royal College of Music.  Maria
Setiadi (piano) and Michael Foyle (violin) perform works by
Chopin and Schubert. Followed by light refreshments. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13221


FIRE HISTORY WALK
Thursday 20 September
Meet 5pm by the dragons at London Bridge (south side);
Donations welcome
Donations will be taken in aid of the Friends of the London
Fire Brigade Museum and the Massey Shaw fireboat.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13219


THE PENNY LECTURES: DR JONATHAN MILLER
Thursday 20 September
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; 1p on the door
Morley College is reviving the tradition of Penny Lectures
to mark the 130th anniversary of the lecture series that
gave birth to the college. Ticket prices have been kept at
1882 levels - just 1p, available on the door! Dr Jonathan
Miller, writer and director, will explore the place of
public lectures and debate in understanding contemporary
issues. The evening will also include a presentation by
Lambeth Archives about the contribution of Emma Cons, the
college's founder, to social reform in the 1880s and how
these social and political themes remain relevant in the
21st century.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13203


SENNA: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Thursday 20 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
This award-winning documentary by Asif Kapadia uses
previously unseen footage to tell the story of Formula One
racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the world championship
three times before his untimely death at the age of 34.
Senna is a masterly piece of filmmaking  you don't need to
love or even like F1 to enjoy this brilliant documentary.
Free open-air movie screening next to City Hall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12868


BACH TO BABY: CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS
Friday 21 September
10.30am (eat cake and mingle from 10am) at St Mary Magdalen,
Bermondsey Street; adults 10 (children free) at the door
A new classical concert series for baby and you, from the
founder of the critically acclaimed Classics with my Baby.
Meet the animals big and small. Join the regal lion, the
dancing elephant, the cuckoo, the tortoise who knows how to
beat the hare, the graceful swan as well as the pianists
Shelagh Sutherland and Miaomiao Yu as they rumpah pum pum to
the glorious music of Saint-Sans, Debussy, and Chopin.
Brought to you by award winning concert pianist and local
mum Miaomiao Yu. Studies show classical music can bring
tremendous benefits to young children, but the idea is
simply to bring adults and kids of all ages together for a
lively morning of exceptional music. Suitable for both under
5s and under 95s.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13137


WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE: COIN STREET NEIGHBOURHOOD FILM
CLUB
Friday 21 September
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood
Centre, 108 Stamford Street; 4
An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story,
in which Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without
his supper, creates his own world, a forest inhabited by
ferocious wild creatures that crown Max as their ruler. The
Coin Street neighbourhood centre will be open from 7pm for
snacks, wine and soft drinks (included in the ticket price!)
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13216


OLIVER! FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Friday 21 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Oliver Twist comes
brilliantly to life in this Oscar-winning musical. Fleeing a
life of workhouse servitude, Oliver (Mark Lester) arrives in
London to seek his fortune. During his adventures, he meets
a gallery of unforgettable Dickens low-lifes. Free open-air
movie screening next to City Hall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12869


OPEN HOUSE LONDON
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 September
Interesting buildings across London open their doors.
Some local highlights:
* Winchester House, Southwark Bridge Road
* City Hall (top floor now not normally open to public)
* 1901 Arts Club, Waterloo
* Morley College
Listing: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/groups/open-house
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/seriesmap/40


BERMONDSEY STREET FESTIVAL
Saturday 22 September
11am till late at Bermondsey Street, Tanner Street Park and
Bermondsey Square; free
Annual festival in and around Bermondsey Street, now in its
sixth year. The usual favourites are on the schedule
including the dog show, fashion show, children's activities
and maypole dancing.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12215


LIVING MEMORY HERITAGE PROJECT OPEN DAY AT  CINEMA MUSEUM
Saturday 22 September
10am to 5pm at the  Cinema Museum, 2 Dugard Way SE11; Book
your free tour with Abigail Tripp 07588 502615 or
abigail@cinemamuseum.org.uk
As part of Coin Street Community Builders' Living Memory
Heritage project and The Happy Museum project, The Cinema
Museum invite you to share your cinema memories and stories
about their building, the old Lambeth Hospital and
Workhouse, and lost SE1 cinemas, like The Trocadero and The
Ideal.  Also enjoy a FREE guided tour of the collection and
then rest and recuperate with tea and cake in the caf. 


INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
Saturday 22 September
10.30am-5pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
Take part in a day of talks, activities, tours and film
screenings linked to the Build the Truce exhibition. -	Film
screenings of creative work from young people who have
formed part of the Build the Truce education project and
from organisations such as International Alert.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13001


THE MIDNIGHT RUN
Saturday 22 September
10pm-6am at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Inua Ellams recreates the The Midnight Run for Bankside in
this performance commissioned by the MERGE Festival. The
Midnight Run grew into a global urban movement after Ellams
lost patience one night waiting for a London bus and decided
to walk the bus route home with a friend instead, a journey
that took six hours and led to him seeing London, as a
deserted city, through new eyes. Participants will run with
him around Bankside and surrounding locations, as well as
interacting with and responding to London in new ways.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13168


MUSIC BY THE RIVER
Saturday 22 September
12pm-7pm  at Bankside riverside walkway,  Bankside; free
Live performances by dozens of bands, curated by The
Gladstone pub.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13169


MUSIC BY THE RIVER
Sunday 23 September
12pm-7pm  at Bankside riverside walkway,  Bankside; free
Live performances by dozens of bands, curated by Notting
Hill Arts Club and No Quarter.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13172


THE ANIMATED EARTH CONCERT TOUR
Sunday 23 September
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 8 in
advance or 10 on the door
Singer songwriter Jess Gold has produced a new album of
eco-focussed songs performed with the specific intention of
making people feel good. She's launching the album with a
national tour. Produced by - and performed with -George
Christie, these eclectic songs will delight
environmentalists everywhere. A clear vision is brought to
life through catchy fresh melodies offered up with a
generous sprinkling of gentle wit. During the show
cartoonist Danny Fenster will bring to life random audience
offerings in the creation of a unique satirical cartoon. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13220


BACK TO NETBALL - PLAYERS WANTED 
Waterloo Netball together with Give it A Go are offering
eight free weeks of Back to Netball sessions. If your
memories of netball are of stern PE teachers and being the
last one picked for the team, then fear not! These training
sessions are aimed at all abilities and the focus is on
having fun and sneaking in a little bit of exercise. We have
a very talented Level 1 England Netball qualified coach who
is training for her Level 2 - so actually you will be
helping her professional development by coming along!
Sessions will take place Monday nights starting from the 2h
September, 4pm-5pm, at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, St
George's Rd, SE1 6ER.  Please contact Melanie at
waterloonetball@hotmail.co.uk if you plan on coming along or
if you have any queries. 

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Part-Time Archivist, Fisher Meredith LLP
* Help Desk Team Leader, Coin Street Community Builders
* Reps, Davies Bakeries
* Upholstery tutor, The Goodlife 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 }

* London Bridge Pyramid Office Desk Space
* Desks for 4pp ph inc WiFi, Tea & Coffee

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 }

* Southwark Council: October 17 Council Assembly
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161099
* Leathermarket Street traffic calming measures
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161075
* Dry Cleaners close to Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161040
* Posh Beggars
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161019
* Book Binder
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160989
* Large tree branch down on TBR
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160983
* Contrasting SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160980
* Supermarkets/groceries/essentials?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160957
* Slabs outside Wagamama, Clink Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160946
* Welsford Street Garages
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160920
* The future of Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160874
* Is this your cat?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160865
* Tower Bridge/Bricklayers Arms traffic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/160862
    
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 }

* Borough Market trader looking for an illustrator/designer
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/161106
* Company looking for Office Share near London Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/160918

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

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