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SE1 Direct 673: Elefest and more local events
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 673

Monday 30 September 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
* October 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 }

* City freemen drive sheep across London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7110

* Thames drama as Duck Tours amphibious vehicle catches fire
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7109

* St George the Martyr says farewell to Fr Ray Andrews
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7111

* Michelin star for restaurant on site of Tooley Street loos
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7107

* Crowne Plaza hotel to open on Albert Embankment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7106

* Lower Marsh people + shops featured in new children's book
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7105

* St Mary Magdalen church rededicated after building works
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7104

* Tuesday morning farmers' market launches at Guy's Hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7103

* Review: Much Ado About Nothing at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7108

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{ Advert: Autumn Language Classes 2013 }

http://www.languages2000.co.uk

A few places left 

French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese

A series of language courses will be running from This
autumn 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 contactsusanelizabethisaacs@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 }

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS
Tuesday 1 October
11am-4pm  at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth
Road; free
Free refreshments, information stalls and music. The event
will be opened by Cllr Catherine McDonald, cabinet member
for health and adult social care, and will include talks by
inspirational older people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14791


BOROUGH, BANKSIDE & WALWORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 2 October
5.30pm (note earlier time) at Darwin Court, 1 Crail Row
Meeting for Cathedrals, Chaucer, East Walworth, Faraday and
Newington wards.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13859


BERMONDSEY & ROTHERHITHE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 2 October
7pm at St James Bermondsey,  Thurland Road
Meeting for Grange, Riverside, South Bermondsey, Surrey
Docks, Rotherhithe and Livesey wards.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13863


LONDON PHOTO FESTIVAL
Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 October
10.30am-6pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street;
free
The 5th London Photo Festival has a black & white and night
theme. Open an extra two hours until 8pm on Friday for Click
'n Clique Evening when the photographers exhibiting will
answer questions. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14779


WEBBER STREET QUIZ
Thursday 3 October
6.30pm-8pm  at Webber Street Day Centre, 6-8 Webber Street;
£30 per team. RSVP: jo.dickson@lcm.org.uk with your name and
contact details 
Webber Street Day Centre is hosting a fundraising quiz. You
are welcome to enter as many teams of six as you’d like. The
cost per team is £30 (£5 per person). Webber Street is a day
centre for the homeless run by London City Mission. The
centre welcomes up to 100 men and women a day and provides
them with cooked breakfasts, hot showers and clothing, as
well as access to a nurse, benefits advisor and other
agencies. Staff establish caring and trusting relationships
with each guest by offering friendship, advice and support.
Escaping from life on the streets is a huge challenge. The
goal of Webber Street is to restore hope by helping guests
on a journey of transformation to a better future.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14848



THE STOCKMKT - NIGHT MARKET AS PART OF ELEFEST
Friday 4 & Saturday 5 October
5pm-10pm at Hotel Elephant Warehouse, rear of 40-42
Newington Causeway; free
London's original, finest and award-winning night market
presents their most ambitious and funky fresh selection of
street food, cocktails and craft beer, arts and crafts, live
bands and DJs, and pop-up ping pong by PuPP.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14830


SUBWAY MURAL TOUR - ELEFEST
Friday 4 October
6.30pm-8pm meet outside LCC at London College of
Communication,  Elephant & Castle; free; booking essential
www.elefest.org
David Bratby, the artist who painted four of the seven
Elephant & Castle subways in the 1990s, leads a tour of the
murals and talks through how they came to be there and what
they show.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14850


NATIONAL POETRY DAY READING
Friday 4 October
6.30pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street; free
The Poetry School, Port of London Authority and Coin Street
Community Builders present a celebration of Coin Street's
own National Poetry Day foreshore workshop followed by the
launch of a new pamphlet - Dark Flow: Six Poets' Responses
to the Working Thames; Rose Ades, Geraldine Cousins, Jane
Freimiller, Fawzia Kane, Debbie Potts and Anna Robinson.
Refreshments provided.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14775


NOISE OF ART'S WICKER MAN DISCO INFERNO - ELEFEST
Friday 4 October
9pm-2.30am at Hotel Elephant Warehouse, rear of 40-42
Newington Causeway; £5 from www.elefest.org
The London debut of Noise of Art's film, electronica, dance
and art show inspired by the 1973 British cinema classic The
Wicker Man. With DJ sets from Ben Osborne, Justin Robertson
(Hacienda, Deadstock 33s, Bugged Out!) and Matt Black
(Coldcut) and a spoken word performance from stage and
screen star Nathaniel Parker.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14851


THE BIG DRAW
Saturday 5 October
1pm-3pm  at Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street; free
A series of free drop-in workshops led by Jerwood Drawing
Prize 2013 artists Olivia Jones and Jordan L Rodgers. These
workshops have been devised in response to The Big Draw 2013
theme 'Draw Tomorrow'.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14847


FIVE FOOT WAY: SOUTHEAST ASIAN STREET FOOD MARKET
Saturday 5 October
12pm-6pm  at Bangkok Kitchen, 229-231 Union Street; entry £1
Five Foot Way presents the first Southeast Asian street food
market in the UK, in association with Bangkok Kitchen and SE
Arts Fest. Some of the best SE Asian street vendors and
chefs in London, with a real passion for the cuisines of the
region, will create an intimate, informal and unique street
food experience. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14849


GUERRILLA GARDENING DIG - ELEFEST
Saturday 5 October
2pm-4.30pm outside London College of Communication, Elephant
& Castle; free
Get your hands dirty by becoming a green fingered mischief
maker planting up public space for explosions of colour in
spring 2014. Meet outside London College of Communication.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14852


THE HARDER THEY COME 40TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING + DON LETTS
DJ SET
Saturday 5 October
9pm-2.30am at Hotel Elephant Warehouse, rear of 40-42
Newington Causeway; £5 from www.elefest.org
Screening of Perry Henzell's cult classic crime film
starring reggae legend Jimmy Cliff, presented in a newly
restored version. Followed by DJ set by BBC Radio 6 Music's
Don Letts.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14853

UK SKATEBOARDING FILM FESTIVAL - ELEFEST
Sunday 6 October
12pm-10pm  at Hotel Elephant Warehouse, rear of 40-42
Newington Causeway; free
Bringing together some of the most creative filmmakers,
artists and musicians connected by skateboarding culture, as
well as incredible skateboarding. Live music headline act:
UK beatboxing champion Reeps One. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14854


ELEPHANT & CASTLE TREASURE HUNT - ELEFEST
Sunday 6 October
2.30pm-5.30pm; meet at table tennis area on upper level at
Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre; free; donations welcome
A pink elephant has left a trail of crafty clues around its
home territory so that you can get to know it better. Come
discover the hidden gems of Elephant & Castle by unravelling
this trail of riddles. Hunt in a group or solo.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14855


LONDON TO BRIGHTON SCREENING + JOHNNY HARRIS Q&A - ELEFEST
Sunday 6 October
4pm-7pm  at Hotel Elephant Warehouse, rear of 40-42
Newington Causeway; £5 from www.elefest.org
Special screening of award-winning British thriller,
followed by a Q&A with the film's leading actor and local
lad Johnny Harris.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14856


THE SMALL WORLD OF SAMMY LEE: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 7 October
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
1963 drama directed by Ken Hughes starring Anthony Newley,
Julia Foster and Robert Stephens. A peep show compere is
hunted across the seedy underworld of London by debt
collectors. Membership of the Community Film Club is aimed
at those living in Southwark and Lambeth. To become a member
(it's free) email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or join at
door.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14608

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{ October issue of 'in SE1' }

The October issue of our monthly printed what's on guide
is now on its way to all the usual locations. You can also
download the PDF version at http://www.inSE1.co.uk 

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{ Local job vacancies }

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 spaces on offer in Victorian workshop
* Desk Space and Office Space - short term and long term

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 }

* Blackout in Southwark Feb 1940
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174936
* Simon Hughes Surgeries at The Blue Southwark
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174920
* Casse-Croute fan
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174901
* How the E&C regeneration will benefit the area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174895
* Sustainable transport, and Green Southwark
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174879
* Borough Kitchen
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174869
* Flat Iron Square Restaurants
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174868
* Hairdressers on Lower Marsh
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174838
* One the Elephant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174824
* Tesco Empire Square re-opens
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174822
* Good chinese in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174794
* Need a good hairdresser
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174791
* Hairdressers Tabard Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174787
* New Take Away - Trinity Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174757
* Colorama demolition under way
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/174726

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 cleaner wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/174112
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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