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SE1 Direct 620: your weekly news and events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 620

Monday 24 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: Language classes start this week. 1or2 places left
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies - 2 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 }

* Bermondsey Street Festival returns for sixth year
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6318

* Gordon Ramsay, Mary Portas take over Bermondsey Sq Hotel
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6312

* Car Free Day:  garden created in Waterloo loading bay
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6317

* South Bank Patrol shortlisted for Home Office award
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6316

* New portrait of  Queen unveiled at Southwark Council HQ
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6314

* Boris Johnson at opening of BFI Reuben Library
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6313

* Kate Hoey MP urges caution on hospital super-merger plan
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6311

* Mayor halves public access to top floor of City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6310

* Shard seeks staff - but pay is below London Living Wage
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6308

* Southwark students' game buried in museum's time capsule
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6307

* Local firm helps Southwark teenagers develop IT skills
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6306

* Savoy unveils panoramic painting of South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6304

* New head for London College of Communication
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6303

* Jeremy Hunt visits St Thomas' Hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6302

* Review: Hedda Gabler at The Old Vic 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6309

* Review: Three Sisters at the Young Vic 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6305

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{ Advert: Language classes start this week }

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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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
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{ What's on this week }


LUDGATE HOUSE AND SAMPSON HOUSE DEVELOPMENT EXHIBITION
Tuesday 25 September
3pm-6pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street
See Carlyle Real Estate Advisors; latest plans for the
redevelopment of Ludgate House and Sampson House between
Blackfriars Bridge and Hopton Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13227


BURGER TASTING
Tuesday 25 September
6pm-7.30pm  at Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh; free
Make your own burger recipe and create The Ginger Pig's
burger of the month. Part of the Waterloo Quarter Food
Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13135


TASTING EVENING AT GREENSMITHS
Wednesday 26 September
6pm-7.30pm  at Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh; free
A chance to discover food from Greensmiths' local and
artisan suppliers. Part of the Waterloo Quarter Food
Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13134


A STREET CAR NAMED DESIRE: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Wednesday 26 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Marlon Brando's uncouth, sweaty animal magnetism opposite
Vivien Leigh's delicate, frail belle commands the screen and
electrifies the audience in this superb adaptation of
Tennessee William's play. Free open-air movie screening next
to City Hall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12870


TURKISH MEZE AT THE WATERLOO QUARTER FOOD FESTIVAL
Thursday 27 September
12 noon-2pm & 5pm-7pm at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut; free
Join Tas Restaurant for authentic Turkish meze with live
music.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13130


TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Thursday 27 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Cold War spy thriller from the bestselling novel by John le
Carré. After being forced out of MI6, George Smiley (Gary
Oldman) is secretly rehired to uncover a double agent
working for the Soviets. Free open-air movie screening next
to City Hall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12871


VANESSA WOOLF: STORYTELLING AND SING-A-LONG FOR KIDS
Friday 28 September
10am-11am  at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; £3 per
family
Storytelling and sing-a-long session with local storyteller
Vanessa Woolf fresh from her summer hiatus.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13112



BOROUGH MUSIC SCHOOL COMMUNITY STALL AT BOROUGH MARKET
Friday 28 September
12pm-6pm  at Borough Market
Borough Market has kindly offered Borough Music School a
community stall in the Jubilee Market to help raise funds
for the charity, which offers subsidised music lessons for
children aged 6-15. Borough Music School will be selling
items donated from local artists and designers (pottery,
jewellery and more), greeting cards from the Royal
Watercolour Society, delicious brownies from Konditor & Cook
plus  raffle prizes from supportive local businesses
including Roast restaurant, Neal's Yard Remedies and Tate
Modern.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13206


WEST SIDE STORY: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Friday 28 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Winner of ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this
electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and
Juliet in the slums of 1950s New York. Free open-air movie
screening next to City Hall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12872


MUSIC BY THE RIVER
Saturday 29 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/13170


SARDANA WORKSHOP
Saturday 29 September
4pm-6pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Join in now to start learning the Sardana to be ready for
outdoor dancing on St George's Day next year. Catalunya also
keeps St George's Day and top experts from Barcelona are
teaching the national dance. When a circle becomes too big
more circles are formed. The plan is to have four or five
circles dancing outside St George's and in Borough Market on
23 April. This is the first chance to hear the music at this
gathering in the crypt of St George the Martyr Church in
Borough High Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13204


WATERLOO WALK WITH OLD MAPS
Sunday 30 September
11.30am at undisclosed,  ; £8 (conc £6) book by emailing
kentitmuss@yahoo.co.uk
Join Ken Titmuss for a walk with old maps exploring beyond
the South Bank; topographical street names, the gold refiner
who built a street or two and the remarkable Emma Cons and
Lilian Baylis. Follow a lost river to where it joins the
Thames.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13226


REPAIR CAFE AT THE GOODLIFE CENTRE
Sunday 30 September
2pm-5pm  at The Goodlife Centre, 122 Webber Street; free
Repair Cafe is a community project first developed in
Holland, which encourages people to repair, reuse and
recycle their possessions to reduce waste and reverse the
rise of a disposable culture. Londoners are encouraged to
bring-in transportable broken household items to Repair Cafe
for assessment, and if deemed repairable by the organisers,
can start making their repairs in the Repair Cafe. DIY,
carpentry and electrical experts from The Goodlife Centre
will be on standby to advise and a selection of tools and
materials will be made available for use.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13228


POOL OF LONDON: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 1 October
7pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
Basil Dearden's 1952 crime thriller. When their ship docks
the crew disembark as usual to pick up their lives in
postwar London. For one of them his petty smuggling turns
more serious when he finds himself caught up with a robbery
in the City. Filmed around Tower Bridge, Rotherhithe,
Bermondsey and Wapping in the year the trams stopped
running. Membership of the Community Film Club is primarily
intended for residents of Southwark and Lambeth. To join
(it's free) email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or call 020
7401 5176.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13109


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{ Local job vacancies }

* Nursery Row Park - Part Time Community Garden Educator
* Coffee Packer / Driver, Monmouth Coffee Company

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 }

* 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 }

* Good qualified Electricians
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161351
* Carluccio's Waterloo Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161328
* Lib Dem Councillor on the benefits of domestic violence
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161327
* Bermondsey Street Festival
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161317
* Rockingham Estate - Dissertation participants
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161285
* Supermarkets
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161233
* Tree Cull on Gainsford Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161230
* Lost Cat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161222
* Piano Teachers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161207
* Moonraker noise
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161199

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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