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SE1 Direct 653: Lower Marsh Treasure Hunt & other events
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 653

Monday 13 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: Ground floor modern office space in London Bridge
* 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 }

* Red Cross Garden bandstand to be rebuilt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6816

* SE1 people and groups honoured at Southwark Civic Awards
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6815

* Archbishop's Park Bower unveiled
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6814

* Kate Hoey: 'Health tourists' make beeline for Tommy's A&E
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6811

* Sainsbury's Local to open in Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6810

* Sainsbury's Local to open in Long Lane as well
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6813

* Victory Day commemorated at Soviet War Memorial
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6809

* Lib Dems call for compulsory purchase of shopping centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6808

* Southbank Centre launches Festival of Neighbourhood
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6807

* News International could swap Wapping for London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6806

* Newly discovered photos of Florence Nightingale go on show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6805

* Headteacher appointed to Waterloo maths sixth form school
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6804

* Barbara Windsor and Boris Johnson promote the Big Lunch
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6803

* HMS Edinburgh makes final visit to London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6802

* Boris Johnson visits Old Kent Road Mosque
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6801

* Offices could be converted to homes without permission
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6812


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{ What's on this week }

LOWER MARSH TREASURE HUNT
Until Saturday 18 May
During the whole of Christian Aid Week, search for the
hidden clues in the businesses and public buildings of Lower
Marsh. Thanks to the generosity of the local community, you
could win a meal for two at Cubana restaurant, chocolates,
stationery, beauty products, free coffees, vouchers and much
more. Please donate £3-£5 per person in your team. Entry
forms with full instructions are available from Christian
Aid reception 35 Lower Marsh Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. When you think
you've found all the hidden clues, please return your entry
form to Christian Aid before 10am on 20 May. Winners will be
checked and prizes notified on 21 May. Enquiries: Bryony
Evens 020 7523 2018 bevens@christian-aid.org 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14164


MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK
Monday 13 May
10am-4pm  at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre,  Elephant
and Castle; free
One in four of us will experience a mental health difficulty
during our lives and much work has been devoted over the
last few years to tackling mental health stigma, for example
by the Time to Change campaign. To mark Mental Health
Awareness Week, this year focusing on physical activity, a
team from the Maudsley will have an information/activity
stall jointly run by staff and service users. Come and chat,
have a go with the hula hoops and take information away with
you.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14246


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM: OPEN FORUM
Monday 13 May
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great
Guildford Street
Consultation on Southwark Council's important and major
report on the Future of Council Housing by housing lawyer
Jan Luba QC. Other agenda items include progress report on
the boundary issues for the neighbourhood plans for
Bankside, Bermondsey and the South Bank.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14149


WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT WATER: SCIENCE IN THE PUB
Monday 13 May
7.30pm at Albert Arms, 1 Gladstone Street; free
The properties of water are so unusual they often seem to
disobey the established laws of physics. Professor Martin
Chaplin will explain the ways that water circumvents these
laws and why we should always treat strange aqueous
phenomena with an open mind. Free, but there is a whip-round
for speakers' expenses. Surplus at the end of the year to
the Wallace Global Fund as this year is the centenary of
Wallace's death. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14242


THE MYSTERIES PILGRIMAGE: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Tuesday 14 May
7pm 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. John Constable performs poems and songs from
The Southwark Mysteries, on a tour of the places that
inspired this epic work. From the Marshalsea Prison and
Chaucer's Tabard Inn, through the medieval Liberty of the
Clink with its taverns, bear-pits and 'stews', to end at
Crossbones, the outcasts' graveyard.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14160


LONDON SAFETY PLAN PUBLIC MEETING - HAVE YOUR SAY ON FIRE
CUTS
Tuesday 14 May
7pm-9pm  at Committee rooms 4 & 5, City Hall,  The Queen's
Walk
Public meeting for residents and businesses in Southwark to
comment on the draft London Safety Plan. Measures in the
plan include the closure of Southwark Fire Station in
Southwark Bridge Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14024


EXCAVATIONS AT THE ROYAL MINT 1983-88, EAST SMITHFIELD
Tuesday 14 May
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
Lecture by Ian Grainger from Museum of London Archaeology. A
Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13262


BANKSIDE URBAN FOREST FORAY - GUIDED WALK
Wednesday 15 May
12.30pm; free; RSVP vb@betterbankside.co.uk
A guided walk through Bankside Urban Forest to learn about
Bankside's projects and to hear how trees have played a part
in helping shape the area. Spaces are limited and booking is
essential. A Tree Week event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14251


WELFARE REFORM ROADSHOW
Thursday 16 May
10.30am-2pm  at Rockingham Community Centre,  Falmouth Road
Are you worried about how welfare benefit changes might
affect you? Southwark Legal Advice Network and Southwark
Council are working with partners to provide advice and
support around the borough to residents who will be affected
by the coalition Government's welfare reforms. There will be
an opportunity to ask questions and to receive one-to-one
advice on benefits, housing, council tax and finding work.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14194


LONDON PHOTO FESTIVAL
Thursday 16 to Saturday 18 May
Thu 10.30am-7pm; Fri 10.30am-8pm; Sat 10.30am-6pm at The
Crypt, St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
The theme of this exhibition of work by amateur and
semi-professional photographers is 'travel'.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14050


FREE LUNCHTIME RECITAL
Thursday 16 May
1.10pm-1.45pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High
Street; free
Kanae Furomoto, piano Nino Rota: Fantasia in sol M. de
Falla: Fantasia Baetica Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie Followed
by light refreshments. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14245


MUSEUMS AT NIGHT: DREAMING IN CLAY, BAPTIZED BY FLAME
Thursday 16 May
6pm-8pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free
Storytelling session for all the family with Olivia
Armstrong all about the melancholy of the famous ceramicists
the Martin Brothers. This Cuming Museum event has been
relocated to the John Harvard Library due to the fire which
gutted the old town hall in Walworth Road. A Museums at
Night event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14161


MUSEUMS AT NIGHT AT BOROUGH ROAD GALLERY
Thursday 16 May
7pm (followed by late night opening till 8.30pm) at Borough
Road Gallery, London South Bank University, 103 Borough
Road; free
Writer and art critic Philip Vann leads a tour of the
Dorothy Mead exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14187


THE BREAKFAST CLUB: COFFEE, CROISSANTS AND CULTURE
Friday 17 May
From 8am at Anise Gallery, 13a Shad Thames; free
Anise Gallery is opening its doors early for coffee,
croissants and culture. Comfortable sofas, free wifi and
various reading matter will be available - all are welcome.
The gallery would like to invite local residents and those
that work in the area into the space in an informal and
friendly way.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14250


SOUTH LONDON SAXOPHONE QUARTET
Friday 17 May
1.10pm at Guy's Chapel, Guy's Hospital,  St Thomas' Street;
free
The South London Saxophone Quartet is performing a range of
beautiful music including light classical and blues music
with a programme exploring the relationship between music
and mental health: "blues is easy to play but hard to feel"
– Jimi Hendrix. The baritone sax player is the programme
leader for the BSc in Mental Health Nursing at King's
College London and runs a module in Nursing & the Arts. It
is a free concert and all are welcome. There will be a
retiring collection in aid of The Mind & Soul Choir from
South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14244


MINNIE AND MOSKOWITZ: COIN STREET FILM CLUB
Friday 17 May
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood
Centre, 108 Stamford Street; £4 including snacks, wine and
soft drinks
Classic comedy drama by John Casevetes. Minnie breaks up
with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned.
However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and
romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy
car-parker named Seymour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14166


SURGERY BY GASLIGHT & OTHER MEDICAL TALES: MUSEUMS AT NIGHT
Friday 17 May
6pm, 7pm & 8pm at Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb
Garret, 9a St Thomas Street; £6.20 (conc £5); booking
essential
Experience the fear and the emotion of a patient in the 19th
century - come and have your leg amputated in the oldest
surviving operating theatre in England. When the light gets
dim ... the surgery comes alive! Family friendly.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14249


THE BOROUGH WALK WITH OLD MAPS
Saturday 18 May
11am; £10 (conc £8); book by email oldmapken@yahoo.co.uk
Join Ken Titmuss for a walk with old maps exploring one of
London's oldest neighbourhoods. Lost burial grounds,
fragments of an industrual past and a secret garden right by
some beautiful Octavia Hill cottages. Trace where a young
Charles Dickens lodged in Lant Street and how the fearsome
Bella Burge transformed a chapel into London's most
celebrated boxing venue. The wall of the Marshalsea debtors'
prison and the secret life of a hat factory also feature.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14138


INTRODUCTION TO BOROUGH ROAD GALLERY
Saturday 18 May
2pm-3.30pm  at Borough Road Gallery, London South Bank
University, 103 Borough Road; free
With gallery project director Professor Andrew Dewdney and
curator Rachel Fleming-Mulford 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14188


MORLEY COLLEGE FAMILY FUN DAY
Sunday 19 May
11am-3.30pm (registration from 10.30am) at Morley College,
61 Westminster Bridge Road; free
Free day of workshops and activities for families to have
fun and learn together. 
* Orchestra
* Face Painting
* Decorating Bags
* Messy Play
* Cardboard Farm
* Fruit Faces
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14247


SE1'S FLOATING GARDEN - NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME OPEN DAY
Sunday 19 May
2pm-5pm at Downings Roads Moorings,  Mill Street; £3.50
(children free); share to RNLI 
Series of seven floating barge gardens connected by walkways
and bridges. Gardens have an eclectic range of plants for
year round seasonal interest. Marine environment: suitable
shoes and care needed. Not suitable for small children.
Home-made teas available. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13934

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Development Manager, London Bubble
* Market Assistant, The Parma Ham and Mozzarella Stand
* Freelance theatre facilitators, London Bubble

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
* 225sq metres of office/activity space to let
* Desk spaces on offer

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 }

* Restaurant Story Tooley Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170756
* Sainsbury's 171 Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170703
* Compost Bin
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170685
* Mobile car mechanic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170610
* Vandalised trees
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170602
* Patisserie Lila - no buggies
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170574
* Half hour parking bays in SE1.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170554
* Deli in Tower Bridge Road in the 70s/80s
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170538
* Old Mayfair Carpets - squatted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/170537

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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