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SE1 Direct 682: What's on this week
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 682

Monday 2 December 2013                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Deep Tissue & Remedial Massage
* What's on this week
* December 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 Shopping Centre changes hands for £80 million
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7238

* Woman knocked unconscious in bus attack: police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7237

* Borough High Street murder 'mistaken identity' say police
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7236

* Soil from Flanders battlefields brought to London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7235

* Hundreds of cyclists join 'die-in' outside TfL  offices
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7234

* Will KCL sell Waterloo to pay for Canada Water campus?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7229

* Tesco Express opens in Baylis Road, Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7228

* Shell Centre redevelopment public inquiry gets under way
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7227

* City skyline recreated in ice sculpture at London Eye
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7232

* 3D cinema for patients opens at Guy's Hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7230

* Eight years in jail for New Kent Road rapist
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7226

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{ What's on this week }

TOWER BRIDGE ROAD CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Monday 2 December
6.30pm-10pm  at Tower Tandoori, 74-76 Tower Bridge Road;
free
Hosted by local Indian restaurant Tower Tandoori in
conjunction with Southwark Council, the free fayre will
showcase a number of local businesses with pop up stalls
inside the restaurant. Tower Tandoori will also provide a
traditional Indian banquet free of charge to visitors. There
will be a live band and look out for Santa's reindeer who
will be dropping in.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15046


GKT MUSIC SOCIETY: A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Tuesday 3 December
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £10 (conc £6)
in advance; £12 (conc £8) on the door
GKT Music Society is the collective name for Guy's, King's
and St Thomas' medical school's orchestra and choir. The
society can trace back its history many years, and was once
briefly directed by Vaughan Williams. This year's Christmas
concert is directed by Clare Clements and features Rhianwen
Pugh on the harp. The concert will include music by Britten,
Vivaldi and Rimsky-Korsakov as well as many traditional
carols with audience participation. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15044


ST NICHOLAS DAY CHRISTINGLE SERVICE
Wednesday 4 December
5.30pm-6.15pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Better Bankside has teamed up with Southwark Cathedral and
Borough Market to organise this seasonal service and
celebration for local businesses and families. The annual
Christingle Service will begin at 5.30pm with carols and the
lighting of traditional Christingle candles made by local
children. Following the service the congregation makes its
way to Borough Market for the switching on of the market's
Christmas tree lights. Refreshments will be served.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15016


BERMONDSEY & ROTHERHITHE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 4 December
7pm at Links Community Centre, 353 Rotherhithe New Road
Meeting for Grange, Riverside, South Bermondsey, Surrey
Docks, Rotherhithe and Livesey wards. The theme is Crime and
Safety: Building a stronger community.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13864


FRIENDS OF ST THOMAS' HOSPITAL CHRISTMAS MARKET
Thursday 5 December
11am-3pm  at Central Hall, St Thomas' Hospital,  Westminster
Bridge Road
There will be a wide range of stalls including cakes and
home produce, books, jewellery & cosmetics, toys, linens and
gifts. Annual fundraising event for the Friends of St
Thomas' Hospital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15024


PARKINSON'S UK CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Thursday 5 December
7pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; £12.50-£25
including mulled wine and mince pies from 020 7963 9319
Special offer for SE1 readers - Quote SE1OFFER and get half
price side aisle seats. This Christmas concert will be
hosted BBC News presenter Jane Hill. The line-up includes
award-winning soprano Juliette Pochin and the Wessex Male
Choir. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14941


MERCY SHIPS CAROL SERVICE
Thursday 5 December
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; email
carols@mercyships.org.uk
Mercy Ships UK is a 35 year old global charity operating the
world’s largest charity hospital ship, The Africa Mercy, and
providing free medical and humanitarian aid to the world’s
poorest people. The Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, Bishop of
Southwark, will be giving the address. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14760


WATERLOO CHRISTMAS MARKET IN LOWER MARSH
Friday 6 to Saturday 7 December
11am-3pm at Lower Marsh
Featuring many weekday traders, the market will also be
joined by crafts and gifts stalls and the return of the
popular Morley College makers' stall. Father Christmas will
be in residence in the new piazza outside Cubana between
3.30pm and 5pm on Friday and from 12 noon to 2.30pm on
Saturday. Visits to Santa's Grotto cost £2.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14989


WATERLOO CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTS SWITCH-ON
Friday 6 December
5.30pm-6.30pm  at Emma Cons Gardens, The Cut; free
Join Waterloo Quarter BID for the switching on of the
Christmas tree lights opposite The Old Vic. There will be
carol-singing and free hot sangria from Cubana.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15050


BERMONDSEY CHRISTMAS ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE NIGHT MARKET
Friday 6 December
3pm-11pm  at Bermondsey Square,  Bermondsey Square
The Friday morning antiques market holds a special evening
event for Christmas. With live blues and jazz.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15055


CHRISTMAS FETE
Saturday 7 December
11am-4pm  at Monnow Road Baptist Church,  Monnow Road
Games, raffle, cake stall and other attractions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15047


SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS MARKET
Saturday 7 December
12pm-5pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
This Friends of Southwark Cathedral event features around 30
stalls in a marquee in the Millennium Courtyard, offering a
wide variety of festive gifts and food. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15049


NORMAN HARPER: ORGAN RECITAL
Saturday 7 December
1.15pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; free;
retiring collection
Norman Harper performs Messiaen's La Nativité du Seigneur.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14603


CHRISTMAS FAIR
Saturday 7 December
2pm-4pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; 20p
A Longfield TRA event with cake stall, bric-a-brac, clothes,
raffle, tombola etc.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15036


SOUTHWARK SALT GIVEAWAY
Saturday 7 December
3pm-4.30pm outside 105 Tower Bridge Road; free
With the coldest winter months approaching, Southwark
Council is offering local residents a chance to keep their
own pathways and footpaths clear with a free 5kg bag of
salt. Residents are welcome to collect a bag for an elderly
neighbour or those unable to salt their own pavement to
reduce the risk of ice. Officers will also be armed with top
tips on how to make to make the most of the salt this
winter.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15060


OUR MANOR: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Sunday 8 December
2.30pm (meet 2.15pm) at Tabard Street piazza, Tabard Street;
£9 (conc £8); booking advised
Discover the wild, weird and wonderful secrets of the place
you live or work on this   pre-Christmas walk around the
Borough and Bankside with local writer and performer John
Constable. Pubs, ghosts and hidden alleyways... Chaucer,
Shakespeare and Dickens... Theatres, bear-pits and medieval
'stews'... From the Romans to the birth of acid house music
and Bankside's emergence as London's new cultural quarter.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15033

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{ December 2013 issue of 'in SE1' }

The December 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 }

* Assistant Technician, Vauxhall One
* Administrative Assistant, The JoJo Entertainment Co
* Marketing Officer, Better Bankside
* Sales Executive, Stella Coffee and Tea
* Nanny share available on Monday and Tuesday

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 for rent in Pullens Yard

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 }

* Postal Delivery on a Sunday!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/176862
* Do you want safer crossings on Borough High Street?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/176856
* Blackfriars is on the up, apparently...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/176729
* "Commit No Nuisance" sign on Great Guildford Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/176717
* David Setter at Menier Gallery
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/176702
* Asda
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/176699
    
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 }

* You just can't get the staff these days!?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/176254
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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