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SE1 Direct 621: Your Monday news and events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 621

Monday 1 October 2012                         ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Early morning INDOOR BOOT CAMP Bermondsey!
* What's on this week
* October issue of 'in SE1' out now
* 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 }

* Linden Homes reveals plans for Blackfriars Road tower
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6326

* Southwark calls on black African and Caribbean residents 
  to contribute to borough archive
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6325

* Rough sleepers in Waterloo targeted by Lambeth initiative
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6324

* Walworth Academy pupil Junior Nkwelle murdered in Brixton
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6327

* Discovery of human remains delays leisure centre rebuild
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6323

* Dr Scott Rice to be Coin Street Community Builders chair
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6322

* Free school could move into Central Office of Information
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6321

* Seven projects share 25,000 from Elephant Community Fund
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6320

* Police link Old Kent Road stabbing to Walworth murder
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6319

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{ What's on this week }


INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS
Monday 1 October
1pm-6pm  at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral, Lambeth Road;
free
A free event to celebrate International Day of Older Persons
organised by the Forum for Equalities and Human Rights in
Southwark, Age UK Lewisham and Southwark and Southwark
Pensioners Centre. Free refreshments, tea dance, Pearly
Queen, information stalls and music.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13229


WATERLOO BACK TO NETBALL - NOW AT LATER TIME 4.30pm-5.30pm
Women of Waterloo are welcome to join fun FREE netball
training sessions at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Monday
nights 4.30pm-5.30pm. Don't finish work till 5pm? No problem
- simply turn up and you can stay on and use the courts
until 6pm. Tameeca will lead  the session incorporating
netball skills and general fitness techniques.  All
abilities welcome... Please email Melanie at
waterloonetball@hotmail.co.uk for more information.


POOL OF LONDON: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 1 October
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) 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


BLACK PEOPLE OF PANAMA: BLACK HISTORY MONTH TALK
Tuesday 2 October
7pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
2014 commemorates the 100th anniversary of opening of the
Panama Canal. Central America as a whole has a major Black
population and here Verol Gordon explores their
achievements, bringing to light the contribution of an
under-recognised people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13286


HOOPLA IMPROV COMEDY CLUB
Tuesday 2 October
8pm-9.45pm  at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields; 5 on the door
Improvised comedy featuring Brainstorm the improvised sketch
show, followed by The Scat Pack with their improvised movie
show Lights! Cameras! Improvise! The audience suggest the
genre, location and title. The movie is then created before
your very eyes complete with captivating plot and a
thrilling live film score.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13289


DIVERSE VOICES - CELEBRATING BLACK LGBT AUTHORS
Wednesday 3 October
7pm-9pm  at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; free
Southwark LGBT Network celebrates the contribution of black
lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) authors. Poets,
writers, story tellers and film makers will take part in an
evening of readings, reflections and spoken word,
celebrating the creativity of black LGBT authors old and
new, providing a space for contemporary authors to reflect
on their own and others' achievements and inspire a new
audience for their works.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13118


MEET ALICE: THE SECOND WORD FROM THE STORY OF THE CAGE
Wednesday 3 to Saturday 13 October
Wed-Sat 7pm at Hopton's Almshouses, Hopton's Gardens, Hopton
Street; 20 from www.mergefestival.co.uk
Set in an old air raid shelter left largely untouched since
the Second World War, and beneath the listed Hopton's
Gardens almshouses behind Tate Modern, this immersive
theatrical experience tells a story of selfishness among
gender, race and class. Commissioned for MERGE festival, the
work is a collaboration between young theatre company, Meet
Alice (also MERGE's artists-in-residence), and Iranian
director, Cyrus G Seif.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13316


A CELEBRATION OF HARVEST
Thursday 4 October
1.10pm-1.50pm  at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars
Road
Readings, hymns, prayers and music with the Portcullis
Singers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13323


NATIONAL POETRY DAY LIVE!
Thursday 4 October
1pm-6pm  at Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall; free
Join the Poetry Society and Southbank Centre for a
star-studded afternoon at National Poetry Day Live 2012,
with free readings from some of the most exciting poets and
spoken word artists in the UK. In keeping with National
Poetry Day's theme of 'Stars' you can join Inua Ellams'
intergalactic Twitter poem, be offered a cosmic cure for a
broken heart by the Poetry Library doctors, or star gaze
from one of the poetry tents popping up along the South
Bank, inspired by Peace Camp, Deborah Warner's UK-wide
poetry project commissioned for London 2012 Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13282


STORYTELLING - IMAGINING THE WAY TO LIVE AND WORK
Thursday 4 October
2pm-4.30pm  at 160 Tooley Street, 160 Tooley Street; free;
email michael.cleere@southwark.gov.uk
A free workshop exploring the power of stories and
storytelling to shape and influence the way we are and work.
The workshop 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/13237


WRITE TO THE ELEPHANT
Thursday 4 October
7.30pm at The Ship, 68 Borough Road; free
To celebrate National Poetry Day local arts group NEON is
putting on a special Elephantine poetry reading. People are
invited to write poems during their journeys towards
Elephant & Castle and bring them to the event for readings,
friendly discussion and networking. To galvanise passing
poets into action, various poetical methods are suggested,
some of them newly devised for the occasion. The evening
will be hosted by Paul Taylor, who will also offer a
performance of trombone poetry, including music specially
created for this event. Poems may also be submitted for
publishing on the NEON Review site.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13281


BLACKFRIARS ROAD CENTRAL
Friday 5 October
4pm-8pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Linden Homes has acquired the site of the Imbibe bar and St
George's Mansions in Blackfriars Road. See the company's
development proposals at this public exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13327


ONE DAY IN FLAT IRON SQUARE: A SERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS
Friday 5 October
5pm-7pm private view at The Island Cafe, Flat Iron Square,
Union Street; free
On 5 July photographers Martin Dixon and Christina and Jens
Stohn collected people every hour to pose for a group
photograph in Flat Iron Square, taken on an instant camera.
Workers and idlers, passers-by and shop-keepers all
immortalised in a Flat Iron Square group photograph.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13235


POP-UP BOOKSTALL
Saturday 6 October
9am-dusk (weather permitting) outside 57 Trinity Church
Square at Trinity Church Square,  Trinity Church Square
Table with lots of secondhand books, fiction and
non-fiction, most priced 50p. Different stock every week.
Proceeds in aid of Trinity Newington Residents' Association
funds.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13244


BLACKFRIARS ROAD CENTRAL
Saturday 6 October
10am-2pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street
Linden Homes has acquired the site of the Imbibe bar and St
George's Mansions in Blackfriars Road. See the company's
development proposals at this public exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13328


MOTHERLAND CALLS
Saturday 6 October
1pm-2.30pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
Historian Stephen Bourne presents an illustrated talk about
his new book The Motherland Calls - Britain's Black
Serviceman and Women 1939-45.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13079


MUSIC BY THE RIVER
Saturday 6 October
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/13171


AN EVENING IN PERSIA
Saturday 6 October
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 15 (conc
12; child 5)
Concert by Philharmonia Britannica. Rimsky Korsakov's
evocative Scheherazade ... a piece of dazzling and colourful
orchestration based on pictures from The Arabian Nights ...
and a rare performance of music by the acclaimed Iranian
composer Mehran Rouhani, a pupil of Michael Tippett, in the
composer's presence. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12604


AVE MARIA: NEW RENAISSANCE VOICES
Saturday 6 October
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 8 on the
door
New Renaissance Voices sing Missa Ave Maria by Thomas
Ashewell and other Renaissance masterpieces dedicated to the
Virgin Mary. Directed by Bruce Saunders 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12999


SERVICE TO MARK THE CENTENARY OF THE DEATH OF OCTAVIA HILL
Monday 8 October
3pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Service to mark the centenary of the death of Octavia Hill,
social reformer and founder of the National Trust. Preacher:
Canon Giles Fraser.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12969

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{ October issue of 'in SE1' out now }

The October issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
now being delivered to all the usual locations across the
area. You can also download a PDF version at
http://www.inSE1.co.uk
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Receptionist / shop assistant, Snowsfields Wellness
* 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 }

* Community Film Club this evening - anyone going?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/4/161752
* Human faeces
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161726
* Union Street Activity
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161698
* Sunday Lunch
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161692
* Hotel GB
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161672
* JJ's Korean Bar and Restaurant, New Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161657
* Hundreds of skeletons found at Elephant & Castle
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161645
* Film Developing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161623
* Apprenticeships
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161611
* S1 Discussion
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161602
* Little Bread Pedlar, Abbey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161592
* Stabbing on Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161563
* Rockingham Estate safety
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161510
* Tower Bridge Road junction. Again
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/161453

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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