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SE1 Direct 652: What's on this week
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 651

Tuesday 7 May 2013                            ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert:  Summer Language Classes 2013
* What's on this week
* May 2013 issue of 'in SE1'
* 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 }

* Elephant Community Fund offers £25k to local projects
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6799

* Tate Modern's turbine hall shut for rest of year
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6798

* Romeo the Shard fox immortalised in Cumbrian forest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6788

* Hawk hired to keep pigeons at bay in Jubilee Gardens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6794

* Local kids learn to grow produce to sell at Borough Market
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6797

* Prince of Wales at Glaziers Hall for Craft Skills Awards
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6796

* Paralympian David Weir opens Empire Square kidney centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6795

* London Bridge's Cable nightclub closes down
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6793

* New images of controversial Blackfriars Road development
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6792

* Shad Thames locals invited to enter photographic contest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6791

* Fire crews tackle blaze at Peabody Estate
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6790

* Test train visits Waterloo International Terminal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6789

* Review: The Tempest at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6800

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{ Advert: Summer Language Classes 2013 }

French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese

A series of language courses will be running from Tuesday
May 14 to Thursday July 18th for ten weeks and will be held
at Chiswell Street near Moorgate and on Thursdays at More
London (near London Bridge). 

Courses are open to beginners, intermediate and advanced
speakers of French, Spanish and Italian as well as beginners
of Portuguese and German.

The price ranges from £120-£150.

Please contact susanelizabethisaacs@icloud.com 

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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
Now taking bookings for 2014`
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{ What's on this week }

PUBLIC MEETING RE PROPOSED CLOSURE OF SOUTHWARK FIRE STATION
Tuesday 7 May
7pm at Queensborough Community Centre,  Scovell Road
Organised by the Lant & Bittern TRA; open to all.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14144


BACH TO BABY - CLASSICAL CONCERT FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS
Wednesday 8 May
10.30am (coffee from 10am) at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey
Street; adults £10; children free
Classical concert series for baby and you organised by
concert pianist and local mum Miaomiao Yu. This month's
concert features Katie Stillman (violin) and Miaomiao Yu
(piano). Embark on a Grand Tour of Europe while settled
comfortably in your seat. Celebrate English comedy with
Korngold's Much Ado about Nothing, experience German
romanticism with Schumann's Sonata in A minor, and set your
feet stomping to the Romanian rhythms of Bartok. 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/13715


THAMES TIDEWAY TUNNEL DROP-IN
Wednesday 8 May
10am-5pm  at 160 Tooley Street, 160 Tooley Street
The Planning Inspectorate is now considering Thames Water's
plan to build a 'super sewer' along the Thames through
central London, including major works at Albert Embankment,
the north end of Blackfriars Bridge and Chambers Wharf in
Bermondsey. To help people understand how the
decision-making process works, Planning Inspectorate staff
will answer questions and explain how to register and make a
representation about the application.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14163


THAMES TIDEWAY TUNNEL PRESENTATION
Wednesday 8 May
7pm-8pm  at Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close
The Planning Inspectorate is now considering Thames Water's
plan to build a 'super sewer' along the Thames through
central London, including major works at Albert Embankment,
the north end of Blackfriars Bridge and Chambers Wharf in
Bermondsey. To help people understand how the
decision-making process works, Planning Inspectorate staff
will answer questions and explain how to register and make a
representation about the application.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14162


VICTORY DAY ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
Thursday 9 May
11am at Soviet War Memorial, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,
Lambeth Road
Participants in the Act of Remembrance will include a
representative of the Mayor of Southwark; the Russian
ambassador and ambassadors and representatives from other
CIS embassies; British and Russian Second World War
veterans; standard bearers from UK veterans organisations,
the Drill Squad of the London Nautical School and other
individuals and organisations supporting the memorial. The
short ceremony will include brief addresses from key
participants, the sounding of the Last Post and a two minute
silence.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13812


ROYAL PHILHARMONIC CONCERT ORCHESTRA
Thursday 9 May
6.30pm at Hay's Galleria,  Tooley Street; free
The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (conducted by
Benjamin Pope) performs a programme of popular classics
Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture accompanied by a live cannon
salute from HMS Belfast. Part of a programme of
Anglo-Russian events to mark Victory Day.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14113


DOWN AND OUT: LIVES OF TRAMPS AND VAGRANTS 1750-1950
Thursday 9 May
6.30pm at Florence Nightingale Museum, St Thomas' Hospital,
2 Lambeth Palace Road; £8; booking
katie@florence-nightingale.co.uk or 020 7620 0374
Simon Fowler worked at The National Archives on and off for
thirty years. He is now a freelance history researcher and
writer. He wrote Workhouse: the people, the places, life
behind closed doors (The National Archives, 2007) which was
critically acclaimed and has become a standard text on the
subject. His talk will look at the experiences of vagrants
and the attempts to help or hinder them in the bleak casual
wards of the workhouses, as well as by the hypocritical
charities and exploitative private landlords.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13930


MAYFEST AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Friday 10 May
3.30pm-5.30pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Maypole dancing, May Queen competition, plant cucumbers and
tomatoes, make a May garland, face painting and much more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14137


NETWORKING FOR SE1 PARENTS
Friday 10 May
4.30pm-8pm  at Fitness for Everybody, Trowbray House, The
Leathermarket, 108 Weston Street; free
 An opportunity to learn about three local female-run
businesses and talk about food, health and childcare .
Midwife Jacqui Tomkins from London Birth Practice will
answer all your pre- and post-natal questions. Organised by
Jane from Fitness for Everybody
(www.fitnessforeverybody.co.uk), Rachel from Bamn Good Food
(www.bamngoodfood.com) and Nanny P (www.nannyplondon.co.uk).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14195


POP-UP BOOKSTALL
Saturday 11 May
9.30am-dusk (weather permitting) at Trinity Church Square
A large table of books outside 57 Trinity Church Square.
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/14156


ROMAN LONDON GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Saturday 11 May
11am at Tabard Street piazza,  Tabard Street; £8 (conc £7) 
Southwark's history vividly brought to life on these guided
walks with writer and performer John Constable, author of
The Southwark Mysteries and Secret Bankside - Walks In The
Outlaw Borough. 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/14158


LOWER MARSH TREASURE HUNT
Saturday 11 to Saturday 18 May
Lower Marsh 
Help to 'Bite Back at Hunger' during Christian Aid Week by
hunting for the hidden clues in and around Lower Marsh. To
enter, come to Christian Aid reception at 35 Lower Marsh
(opening hours TBC) and donate £3-£5 in exchange for an
entry form.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14164


MINT STREET CELEBRATION DAY
Saturday 11 May
11am-4pm  at Mint Street Adventure Playground,  Lant Street;
free
Children, parents and local residents are invited to take
part in artist-led creative activities, parkour workshops
and a local heritage trail. The Building Exploratory is
working on behalf of Southwark Council to consider how the
play building at Mint Street Adventure Playground could be
improved. As well as an opportunity for people to enjoy new
activities, be creative and investigate local history,
visitors will also be able to share their thoughts on the
future of the building.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14165


CREATIVE EXPOSURES: MAKING CHOICES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Saturday 11 May
10am-2.30pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108
Stamford Street; £5; booking essential
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org or 020 7021 1600
A half day classroom workshop with a photo walk. Full
creativity only comes with shooting on a manual setting –
learn how in one session. Learning creative exposures is a
skill that will set your photography apart from the rest. If
you have been shooting on auto modes be prepared to be
enlightened and start taking your camera into your own
creative hands. Learn about shutter speed and f-stop and how
they affect your photography. You’ll get a chance to
practice what you have learnt with a short photo walk around
the streets of Waterloo and the South Bank. Bring your
camera. Light refreshments provided – please bring a packed
lunch. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14169


CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S SOUTH LONDON PALACE: GUIDED WALK
Sunday 12 May
Meet 1.45pm for 2pm at  Walworth Road / Larcom Street
junction, SE17; £8 (conc £7) 
Southwark's history vividly brought to life on these guided
walks with writer and performer John Constable, author of
The Southwark Mysteries and Secret Bankside - Walks In The
Outlaw Borough. This walk visits sites from Chaplin's early
life - old music halls, his childhood lodgings, the old
Lambeth workhouse, his birthplace and the church where his
parents were married. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14159

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{ May 2013 issue of 'in SE1' }

The May issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is out
now. Pick up a copy at the usual locations or download the
PDF version here: http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Market Assistance, The Parma Ham and Mozzarella Stand
* Freelance theatre facilitators, London Bubble
* Volunteer Services Administrator (Apprenticeship)
* Payroll Administrator, Bear Space 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 }

* Ground floor modern office space in London Bridge SE1
* Desk space for 2/3 people in modern shared studio
* 225sq metres of office/activity space to let

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 }

* £1 wish
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/2/170522
* Shard Restaurant 'Car Park'
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170521
* Bank Holiday noise from Charles Dickens Primary School
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170505
* Can I borrow a tent / gazebo or 2?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170504
* New apartments, corner of Leathermarket st and Weston st
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170502
* New Window Smasher!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170465
* 2 weeks wait for GP appt. in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170413
* Hawk
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170412
* St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170376
* Review of Urgent Care Centre at Guy's
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170342
* Air Pollution in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170337
* Consultation on the future of council housing in Southwark
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170308
* Shell Petrol - SBR
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170302

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 }

* IT services for small businesses
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/170141

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

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