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SE1 Direct 657: Sherlock Holmes open-air theatre at The Scoop
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 657

Monday 10 June 2013                           ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Autumn Language Classes 2013
* 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 }

* Neil Coyle: Bermondsey Labour candidate for 2015 election
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6880

* Outdoor gym installed in Tabard Gardens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6879

* Fire at Perspective Building in Westminster Bridge Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6882

* Man jailed for "savage" screwdriver attack in Tabard St
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6868

* Powerboats leave Tower Bridge for offshore race
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6878

* South African woman bishop preaches at Southwark Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6881

* Motorcyclist injured in Blackfriars Road collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6877

* Locals invited to help shape new  London Bridge identity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6876

* 20 mph speed limit introduced at Waterloo roundabout
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6875

* Southwark puts up cash for Bakerloo line extension study
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6874

* Southwark Council launches petition against fire cuts
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6871

* Thameslink 2000 rail project may not hit 2018 deadline
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6870

* Three escape fire above shop at Flat Iron Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6869

* St Thomas' doctor appointed as NHS lead for stroke care
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6873

* Notre Dame girls to perform at Sadler's Wells
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6872

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{ Advert: Autumn Language Classes 2013 }

French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Portuguese

A series of language courses will be running from September
2013 for ten weeks and will be held on Tuesdays 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  will range from 130 for returning students to
160 for new students.

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 }

MEN'S HEALTH WEEK STALL
Monday 10 June
10am-3pm  at LSBU K2 building,  Keywoth Street
A team from South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
is running an information and freebie stall to mark Men's
Health Week (focusing on mental health this year) at London
South Bank University's K2 building. This year's Men's
Health Week runs from the 10th to 16th June and aims to
tackle stigma in men's mental health and promote mental
well-being and help-seeking in men. As part of Men's Health
Week the Men's Health Forum has created a new range of
posters and leaflets focussing on how hard many men find it
to talk about feeling down. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14359


SCIENCE IN THE PUB: DEAD INTERESTING: THE SEARCH FOR STAR
SPECIMENS IN THE HORNIMAN'S NATURAL SCIENCE COLLECTION
Monday 10 June
7.30pm at Albert Arms, 1 Gladstone Street; free
Natural science collections underpin our understanding of
biodiversity, but they also provide an resource for
research, education and artistic inspiration. Join Russell
Dornan in a visual exploration of the Horniman Museum's
historic natural science collection, where he has been
searching for star specimens to share, guided by expert
reviewers. The presentation will take place in the Albert
Arms starting at 7.30pm, but there will be people in the pub
from 6.30pm for food, drink and discussion. Science in the
Pub meets on the second Monday of every month at the Albert
Arms. Entry free, contributions requested towards speakers'
expenses. Any surplus at the end of this year will be
donated to the Wallace Fund as this is the centenary year of
the death of Alfred Russel Wallace. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14365


BACH TO BABY: MOTHER GOOSE AND OTHER TALES
Wednesday 12 June
10.30am (eat cake and mingle 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. Andrew Brownell
and Miaomiao Yu (piano). Listen to classic stories as told
through the soundscape of Ravel's Mother Goose Suite, and
sit in the "Children's Corner" with 3-year old Chou-Chou as
Papa Debussy creates a magical musical world with her toys.
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/13716


SHERLOCK HOLMES: FREE OPEN-AIR THEATRE
Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 June
6.30pm at The Scoop at More London, More London Riverside;
free
The Pantaloons theatre company bring their action-packed and
inventive production to the open-air theatre next to City
Hall. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories of master detective
Holmes and his amiable sidekick Dr Watson are enduringly
popular and this new adaptation promises a mash-up of the
canon's best bits with a few surprises along the way. The
interactive show features live music and puppetry - all with
a cast of just four actors.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14240


CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE BOOKISH KIND
Wednesday 12 June
7pm-8.30pm  at Woolfson & Tay, 39 Bear Lane; free; booking
advised
From the frontline of bookselling, this is the tale of a
girl in a bookshop, and all the strange people she
encounters. Join Jen for a chat about the book trade, her
journey from working with new books in Edinburgh, to selling
antiquarian books in London, and everything in between.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14268


AIR QUALITY WATERLOO MONITORING EVENT
Thursday 13 June
6.30pm at The Old Vic, 103 The Cut
Local campaign group Air Quality Waterloo has obtained
monitoring equipment to measure air pollution levels around
the area. Anyone interested is encouraged to meet outside
The Old Vic at 6.30pm to join in.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14366


LONDON: GEMINI CITY: STORIES AND SONGS FROM NIGEL OF
BERMONDSEY
Thursday 13 June
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Join Nigel Of Bermondsey on a musical journey through the
streets of this fair capital. You may meet a ghost or two,
cross the occasional underground river or encounter a cursed
ironclad. There may be scenes of mild terror and the
possibility of a duel. Have a drink ready to join in a toast
to one of this fine city's forgotten mystic artists. Gemini
City: we see London in a different way. A South East London
Folklore Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14352


RIOJA TAPAS FANTASTICAS AT POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Saturday 15 to Sunday 16 June
Sat 12 noon-8pm; Sun 12 noon-6pm at Potters Fields Park,
Tooley Street; free
This annual Spanish food and wine festival takes inspiration
from Calle Laurel, the renowned tapas crawl in the heart of
Rioja. Every weekend, Calle Laurel sees people wandering
from bar to bar, enjoying a different tapa accompanied by a
glass of Rioja. At Rioja Tapas Fantasticas you can recreate
this experience beside the Thames. The line-up includes live
cookery demonstrations by Jose Pizarro. Wine experts Olly
Smith and Susy Atkins will bring a fun and informal
introduction to Rioja wines with a packed schedule of wine
tasting workshops, and small group wine walks. The festival
is free to attend, with visitors offered to purchase a wine
glass including tokens on entry which can be exchanged for
samples of stunning Rioja wines. Visitors will also be able
to purchase further glasses of wine and tapas dishes from
all exhibiting restaurants and wineries throughout the day.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14259


SHIPWRECKED @ SHORTWAVE
Saturday 15 June
8pm-1am at Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Square
Shortwave founder Rob Wray is swimming the English Channel
in July to raise money for the Evelina London Children's
Hospital. The cinema is hosting a fundraising event with
DJs, dancing, fancy dress and a charity raffle.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14324


COIN STREET SUMMER FETE
Saturday 15 June
2pm-5pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street; 2 for a family ticket in advance (for up to 2
adults and 3 children), or 50p for chi
There will be refreshments and cakes for sale as well as
games, face painting, a tombola, nearly new toys and books
and more. All funds raised will go towards Coin Street's
family and children's centre. All welcome! 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14364


CELEBRATING SANCTUARY IN BERNIE SPAIN GARDENS
Sunday 16 June
2pm-7pm at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
The annual multi-art form free festival which launches
Refugee Week regularly attracts over 25,000 people, so get
there early. It's a one day festival splashing a profusion
of new talent across its three stages, pulsating with the
sounds of live music, the flow of the spoken word, the
sizzle of food and the rhythms of dance - the cultural
fruits of sanctuary.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14254

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Parent-friendly job opportunity, Tommy's
* Receptionist, Groundwork London
* Senior Quantity Surveyor / Estimator, Macai Projects
* TMO Manager, Styles House TMO
* Finance Worker (6 months), Waterloo Action Centre
* Events Co-ordinator, The JoJo Entertainment Co. Ltd
* Financial Administrator, WCDG

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 }

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 }

* Boss House
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/171678
* Artwork at Elephant and Castle Last Year
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/171633
* South London Press building at Elephant & Castle
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/171623
* Accident Southwark Bridge Rd Wednesday night?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/171609
* Bermondsey Music Group
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/171603
* Loud Beeping on Union Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/171552
* Bermondsey Street Festival?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/171526

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 with parking, small kitchen and toilet
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/171188
  
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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