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SE1 Direct 644: Your Monday morning news and events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 644

Monday 11 March 2013                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Fitness for Everybody
* 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 }

* Making Elephant a "delightful place": GLA orders study
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6677

* Boris calls for new open space on rail bridge pillars
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6685

* Police find knife concealed near primary school
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6683

* Lambeth kids visit Rambert's new South Bank dance studios
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6682

* Plans revealed for Queen Elizabeth Hall & Hayward Gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6681

* Minister promises to discuss Bakerloo extension with Boris
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6680

* Feliks Topolski's South Bank memoir to become cafe-bar
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6679

* TfL cancels Cornwall Road cycle hire docking station plan
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6678

* Oasis Academy South Bank likely to open at Lambeth North
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6676

* Tower Bridge launches smartphone app
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6675

* Suspended sentence for man who made antisemitic remarks
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6674

* Simon Hughes "100%" opposed to fire station closure
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6673

* Southwark Playhouse wins 5 prizes at Off West End awards
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6672

* Waterloo Netball under-14s beat Wandsworth team
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6684

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{ What's on this week }

BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM - OPEN FORUM
Monday 11 March
6.30pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street
See a presentation on Linden Homes' proposed development on
Blackfriars Road. Plus updates on the Blackfriars Road
public realm project and the Bankside Neighbourhood Plan.
Learn about plans for a new hotel in Borough High Street and
changes in store for Bankside Pier.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13739


BERMONDSEY & ROTHERHITHE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 12 March
7pm at Southwark College, Keetons Road, SE16  
Meeting for Grange, Riverside, South Bermondsey, Surrey
Docks, Rotherhithe and Livesey wards.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13786


THE OUTLAW BOROUGH: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Tuesday 12 March
7pm (please arrive 6.45pm) at Tabard Street junction with
Borough High Street; 8 (conc 7) no advance booking
Local history is brought vividly to life by writer and
performer John Constable. The medieval Liberty of the Clink,
outside the law of the City, was a place of prisons,
taverns, bear-pits and 'stews' - where the world's oldest
profession was licensed by the church and Shakespearean
theatre was born. This walk ends at Cross Bones Graveyard. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13888


RECENT LOCAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL WORK: SYMPOSIUM
Tuesday 12 March
7.30pm (refreshments) from 7pm at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members 1
Symposium with various speakers. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13260


SUPERFOODS AND HEART DISEASE - FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Wednesday 13 March
1.30pm-2.30pm  at Harris Lecture Theatre, KCL Guy's Campus,
Great Maze Pond; free; book at
http://superfood13march.eventbrite.com
Lecture by Professor Giovanni Mann as part of Feed Your Mind
- King's College London's festival of food and ideas.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13936


SE1 UNITED FUNDRAISER
Wednesday 13 March
6pm-7.30pm  at Nolias 11, 56 Stamford Street; 5 book in
advance via natalie@se1united.com
SE1 United Fundraiser event includes a Malaysian vegetarian
buffet. Youth performances from 8pm. In aid of the SE1
United Young Leaders Academy which seeks to positively
change the lives of young people in Southwark and Lambeth.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14005


SPIT! WHAT YOUR SALIVA SAYS ABOUT YOU - LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Thursday 14 March
1pm-2pm  at Harris Lecture Theatre, KCL Guy's Campus,  Great
Maze Pond; free; book at http://spit14march.eventbrite.com
Lecture by Dr Michael Escudier as part of Feed Your Mind -
King's College London's festival of food and ideas.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13937


RUSH HOUR CONCERT: CHANNEL CROSSING
Thursday 14 March
5.30pm-6.45pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
As part of an ongoing partnership with the Conservatoire de
Paris, Southbank Sinfonia is joined by their musicians. The
concert includes the world premiere of a new work by Violeta
Cruz.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13833


DISSECTING THE WORKHOUSE DEAD
Thursday 14 March
6.30pm at Florence Nightingale Museum, St Thomas' Hospital,
2 Lambeth Palace Road; 8; booking
katie@florence-nightingale.co.uk or 020 7620 0374
Dr Ruth Richardson is an award-winning historian with a
strong interest in the workhouse poor.... born in an old
workhouse infirmary herself! Her talk will explain the
terrible fear of the pauper funeral, its historical roots,
and its long shadow into our own times. Her most recent work
Dickens & the Workhouse (OUP, 2012) reveals how, while
trying to save a London workhouse from demolition, she
discovered Dickens had lived only doors away.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13927


THE OCCULT LIFE OF DENNIS WHEATLEY
Thursday 14 March
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Talk by Phil Baker. A South East London Folklore Society
event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13924


FEEDING THE PATIENT: FROM MRS BEETON TO MR BLUMENTHAL
Friday 15 March
1pm-2pm at Henriette Raphael Function Room, KCL Guy's
Campus, Great Maze Pond; free; book at
http://beeton15march.eventbrite.com
Lecture by Professor Anne-Marie Rafferty as part of Feed
Your Mind - King's College London's festival of food and
ideas. This session considers the role of recipes and
feeding the patient in the context of nursing and
convalescent cookery. It asks whether we have lost the art
of cooking for the sick in contemporary healthcare. It
invites the audience to share their memories of what was
cooked for them during periods of illness in the past.
Finally, it offers a taste of cookery drawn from historic
recipes to stimulate the palate, memory and imagination.
Includes tasting of Mrs Beeton's Beef Tea.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13938


SOUS LA LUNE BLANCHE: UNDER THE WHITE MOON
Friday 15 March
1.10pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
A recital exploring songs of fin de siecle Paris with texts
by Paul Verlaine. Songs by Chausson, Faure, Debussy and Hahn
Daire Halpin (soprano), Louisa Barry (mezzo soprano) and
Robin Cohen (piano).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13909


TOSCA
Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 March
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 15 (conc
12; child 5)
A semi-staged performance of Puccini's dramatic masterpiece.
The action takes place over 24 hours in June 1800 and is
dominated by the police chief Scarpia, who rules Rome with
an iron rod on behalf of the King of Naples. But Rome is now
threatened by Napoeleon's invasion. Into this politically
charged and bloody story Puccini poured some of his
best-known lyrical arias, and with wonderfully evocative
orchestration. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12606


STORIES AND RELICS OF THE OLD LONDON BRIDGES: GUIDED WALK
Saturday 16 March
10.30am; 3 suggested donation; book
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org 020 7021 1600
This walk looks at London Bridges of the past, including the
famous inhabited 1209 bridge with its houses, chapels, grand
buildings and fortifications. At the north end of the
mediaeval bridge the first stop will be St Magnus the
Martyr, where you'll hear about the church's historic links
to the Thames and river crossings, and view a large-scale
model of Old London Bridge. Part of the Coin Street
Waterloo Sights and Sounds project.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13884


HMS BELFAST 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 March
at HMS Belfast, Morgans Lane, Tooley Street; included in
general admission price (children go free)
Come aboard HMS Belfast for a weekend of activities and
celebrate the 75th anniversary of the ship's launch in
Belfast in 1938 on St Patrick's Day. Meet some of HMS
Belfast's veterans and hear first-hand tales of life on the
open seas. Be enthralled by simulated gun firing of
Belfast's 4-inch guns. Impress family and friends with your
medal-making skills in a hands-on craft activity. Find out
how sailors communicated in live radio demos in the ship's
Bridge Wireless Office Interact with volunteers on the
Admiral's Bridge. Sit in the Captain's seat and learn about
HMS Belfast throughout its 75 year history.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13964


ROMAN LONDON: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Saturday 16 March
11am (please arrive 10.45am) at Tabard Street piazza,
Tabard Street; 8 (conc 7) no advance booking
Local history is brought vividly to life by writer and
performer John Constable. This walk explores recent
excavations around London Bridge - visiting the sites of
Roman baths, temples, a market-arcade and the final
resting-place of a female gladiator. A journey back through
2,000 years to when this area was a bustling Roman port.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13889


JUSTIN WELBY'S JOURNEY IN PRAYER 
Saturday 16 March
12.30pm-5.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
The new Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin
Welby, visits Southwark Cathedral as part of his 'Journey in
Prayer' during the days leading up to his enthronement. This
journey is a pilgrimage around the Province of Canterbury
and the invitation is open to all to join him. The
Archbishop will visit one city on each day of the journey,
and spend that day in prayer. He will spend the morning at
St Paul's Cathedral and at around 12.30pm he will walk to
the Millennium Bridge where he will be met by Rt Revd
Christopher Chessun, Bishop of Southwark. On Bankside a
Zimbabwe Mothers' Union choir will accompany him on his
route, singing and dancing. The Archbishop will walk past
Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe and the Golden Hinde on his
way to Borough Market where at 1.10pm he will ring the
market bell to call people to prayer. He will walk from the
market to the main doors of Southwark Cathedral, stopping to
pray at the cross by the door. The Archbishop will remain in
prayer at the cathedral until 5.30pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13918


POETRY PARLOUR
Saturday 16 March
3pm at Cafe del Marsh, 44 Lower Marsh; free
Waterloo's own regular poetry event -formerly at Crockatt &
Powell - resumes at nearby Cafe del Marsh. Poetry Parlour
will take place quarterly on Saturday afternoons. This
month's event features Mimi Khalvati and Sharon Morris, with
floor spots and a small book stall. Entry is free to cafe
customers. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13893

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Support Worker, Headway SELNWK

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 }

* Desk space available in Walworth SE17
* Office space available in SE1, Listening Books

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 }

* Proposed bail hostel at Rotherhithe New Rd and Old Kent Rd
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168486
* Keys found on Southwark Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168459
* Tooley Street roadworks update
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168432
* Weekday sports activities for a 5-year-old
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168396
* Circle Spa & Gym
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168386
* Burning Rubber/Chemical Smell London Bridge Area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168363
* Landscape gardener
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168346
* 5 note at cash dispensers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168299
* 'Elephant & Castle Stand' at MIPIM Show
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168289
* One kilometre, 3m high, wall of steel around the Heygate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168206

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 }

* Office space needed for local human rights charity
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/168220

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

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