For local news & information updated daily, visit www.London-SE1.co.uk

This is an archive copy of a newsletter sent by email to subscribers of SE1 Direct. Use the sign-up box on the right to make sure you don't miss out on your weekly dose of SE1 news and events.

The content below is designed to be received as an email. To browse the latest local news and information, please visit www.London-SE1.co.uk


============================================================

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 692

Monday 10 February 2014                       ISSN 1750-0656

============================================================
IN THIS BULLETIN
============================================================

* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Language classes at More London
* 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

============================================================

{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Sales office for 'One Blackfriars' flats opened in Dubai
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7387

* Bricklayers Arms: council proposes giant billboards
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7386

* E&C Shopping Centre: 'town centre' not 'mini-Westfield'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7378

* Southbank Centre puts Festival Wing plans on hold 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7381

* E&C: teenagers plead guilty to possession of knives
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7380

* Archbishop of Canterbury backs SoWN neighbourhood plan
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7390

* KCL Borough High Street hotel plan gets green light
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7383

* Teenager kidnapped in Old Kent Road: police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7393

* Tower Bridge Road chosen for High Street Challenge launch
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7392

* Jubilee line tube train frequency to be increased
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7391

* Mayor to receive Borough High Street petition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7389

* Licensing policy: Southwark could follow Lambeth's lead
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7388

* Hampton by Hilton hotel opens in Waterloo Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7385

* Shard's £450-a-night Shangri-La hotel to open in May
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7384

* Tributes paid to Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Mark Bennett
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7379

============================================================

{ Advert }

French, Spanish, Italian and German
A few places left  
 
Language classes near London Bridge, Barbican and Moorgate
EC1 and SE1

Contact susanelizabethisaacs@icloud.com

A series of language courses are running now near Barbican
London EC1 and near London Bridge London SE1. 

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

The price is £130 for returning students and £160 for new
students. 

Students come from City firms including Norton Rose,
Addleshaw Goddards, Linklaters, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the
Bank of England and Ernst and Young. -

------------------------------------------------------------
Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
Now taking bookings for late 2014
============================================================

{ What's on this week }

SAVE THE ROSE: AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF ONE SOUTHWARK
RESIDENT
Monday 10 February
7.30pm at The Rose Playhouse, 56 Park Street; £8 (conc £6)
from 020 7261 9565 or box-office@rosetheatre.org.uk
Filmed in May 1989 on the final day of the original
archaeological dig at the site of the Elizabethan Rose
Theatre in Park Street, Bankside. Save the Rose, a film shot
on VHS by local resident Richard Miller, brilliantly
captures the atmosphere and tension which built during the
day and on into the evening as Simon Hughes MP, Sam
Wanamaker, Simon Jenkins and others addressed the campaign
rally to ensure the site was preserved for future
generations. The screening includes a newly-edited version
of the film, together with an introductory talk by Richard
Miller on his impressions of the Bankside area in the 1980s,
the subsequent discovery of the theatre remains and the
making of his film.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15265


EXCAVATIONS AT THE CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY NEWINGTON - LECTURE
Tuesday 11 February
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
Alexis Haslam of Pre-Construct Archaeology talks about the
excavations at the site of the Elephant & Castle Leisure
Centre. A Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society
lecture.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14573


BR BIKE
Wednesday 12 February
4.30pm-7pm  at James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo
Road; free
Bring your bike along for a free check from one of Lambeth
Council's professional mechanics. They will be looking at
your brakes, tyres, gears and general roadworthiness of your
bike. If there is something they can quickly fix there and
then they will, otherwise they will advise you on what is
wrong so you can take it to a bike shop well-informed.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15296


BOROUGH TRIANGLE PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Thursday 13 February
4pm-9pm  at Queensborough Community Centre,  Scovell Road;
free
See plans for the 'Borough Triangle' of land bounded by
Newington Causeway, Borough Road and the railway line.
Peabody is looking to build around 550 homes, of which
nearly 200 will be for people on lower incomes, as well as a
new head office for Peabody, new retail and commercial units
and a new public square for local residents. Now that the
initial designs for the site have been drawn up, Peabody is
inviting local residents to two public exhibitions. The
project team will be on hand to talk attendees through our
initial proposal, as well as responding to any questions or
concerns.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15340


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 13 February
6pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Free early-evening concert with Southbank Sinfonia featuring
works by Mozart, Reinecke and Beethoven.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15146


THE 'BERMONDSEY HORROR' OF 1848
Thursday 13 February
6pm-7pm  at Southwark Local History Library, 211 Borough
High Street; free
An illustrated talk about the notorious case of murderers
Fred and Maria Manning and the Charles Dickens connection.
Part of 'Fact into Fiction: Happy birthday Mr Dickens' - a
programme of events organised by the Cuming Museum and
Southwark Local History Library.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15178


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 13 February
7pm-9pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street
Regular public meeting for residents of the South Bank,
Waterloo and Blackfriars convened by Kate Hoey MP, Simon
Hughes MP and local councillors. Agenda includes Southwark
Council's plans for Blackfriars Road, the reconfiguration of
the A&E department at St Thomas' Hospital, news of a
proposed business improvement district for the South Bank
and feedback on the Lower Marsh regeneration project. There
will also be an opportunity to provide feedback on the road
closures and crowd control on New Year's Eve.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15222


IT'S NOT A QUESTION OF TASTE: CANNIBALISM, SONGS & THE
CUSTOM OF THE SEA
Thursday 13 February
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; £2.50 (conc £1.50); reservations
nigelofbermondsey@gmail.com
The Custom of the Sea, which was widely recognised until the
late 19th century, gave sailors a final hope of surviving
shipwrecks: according to the custom, when all other options
were exhausted, it was permitted to draw lots and eat one of
the survivors. This practice declined (but never quite
vanished) with improved maritime safety, an imposed legal
obligation to rescue shipwreck survivors, and an English
test case that outlawed killing cabin boys for food. Paul
Cowdell will talk about the custom, how and why survival
cannibalism was practised, and why it declined. He will
illustrate this with lurid lines from Byron, Thackeray, Poe
and Gilbert, as well as terrible and alarming historical
incidents (the crew of the Francis Spaight waved the
dismembered cabin boy's hands and feet to attract
attention), and serious and rather less serious songs in
various languages.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15262


COFFEE AND CAKE MORNING
Friday 14 February
11am-1pm  at Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway;
free
The bar and cafe at the new Southwark Playhouse is now open
all day (weekdays 9am-midnight; Saturday 1pm-midnight). To
celebrate the extended opening hours, they are inviting
locals for a drop-in coffee and cake morning. There will be
free coffee, cake and a chance to look at the bar area and
the Main theatre space as well as view a photography
exhibition by local artist Mark Bromley.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15337


BOROUGH TRIANGLE PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Saturday 15 February
10am-3pm  at Gateway Centre, 66 Lancaster Street; free
See plans for the 'Borough Triangle' of land bounded by
Newington Causeway, Borough Road and the railway line.
Peabody is looking to build around 550 homes, of which
nearly 200 will be for people on lower incomes, as well as a
new head office for Peabody, new retail and commercial units
and a new public square for local residents. Now that the
initial designs for the site have been drawn up, Peabody is
inviting local residents to two public exhibitions. The
project team will be on hand to talk attendees through our
initial proposal, as well as responding to any questions or
concerns.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15341


COOLTAN ARTS LARGACTYL SHUFFLE: LGBT HISTORY WALK
Saturday 15 February
11.45am-4.30pm; meet outside Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
A fun guided cultural walk for mental and physical
wellbeing, which will celebrate LGBT History month with a
sashay through the queer history of Southwark. The walk
starts outside the main entrance of the Maudsley Hospital
and ends at the Cross Bones Graveyard in Redcross Way with a
talk on the cemetery’s history. Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans
History Month takes place every February. It celebrates the
lives and achievements of the LGBTQ community, its diversity
and that ofhe society as a whole, encouraging everyone to
see diversity and cultural pluralism as the positive forces
that they are. CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle is a guided,
stigma-busting cultural walk, designed to encourage mental
and physical wellbeing, through art, exercise, humour and
history. The walk is accessible to wheelchair users and
people with disabilities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15295


LONDON CHILDREN'S BOOK SWAP
Saturday 15 February
12pm-2pm  at Centre for Literacy in Primary Education,
Webber Street; free
Children and families are invited along to CLPE with an old
book to swap for a new read from a large selection. The
centre will also be running a series of free family
activities and storytelling in the children’s library
including arts and crafts. This initiative celebrates
reading and supports children’s literacy, encouraging
children to discover new stories while recommending their
own favourite authors and illustrators. Other local venues
participating in this London-wide event include the
Southbank Centre and Unicorn Theatre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15266


LONDON CHILDREN'S BOOK SWAP
Saturday 15 February
12pm-4pm  at Foyers, Royal Festival Hall,  Belvedere Road;
free
Southbank Centre teams up with Discover Children's Story
Centre and other arts and literature organisations across
London for this drop-in literary event. Bring along your old
books to swap and discover lots of great new stories. Other
participating venues include the Centre for Literacy in
Primary Education and the Unicorn Theatre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15267


LONDON CHILDREN'S BOOK SWAP
Saturday 15 February
From 12.30pm at Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street; free
Unicorn teams up with Discover Children's Story Centre and
other arts and literature organisations across London for
this drop-in literary event. Bring along your old books to
swap and discover lots of great new stories. Other book swap
events are taking place on the same day a the Centre for
Literacy in Primary Education and Southbank Centre's Royal
Festival Hall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15268

============================================================

{ Local job vacancies }

* Community Park Educator, Friends of Nursery Row Park
* Administrator, Fulcher Edwards
* Book-keeper, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Restaurant Supervisor, Number 1 bar&restaurant
* Sous chef, Number 1 bar&restaurant
* Full Time General Manager, local cinema

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

============================================================

{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk Spaces in Victorian Mews
* Smart modern open plan office, Stavedene Ltd

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

============================================================

{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Bird Mosaics
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178740
* What more Supermarkets?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178738
* Anyone had a Coin street housing interview?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178721
* Charity shops in SE1, open on Saturday?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178712
* Salsa/Latin American Classes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178667
* Billboards on the flyover
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178650
* C10 passengers revolt
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178609
* Early morning noise in Waterloo Road area?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178608
* Support a new flower stall
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178574
* The Heygate viability tribunal
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178538
* New Thameslink trains
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178537
* Dry Cleaner near Stamford St
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/178521

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

============================================================

{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Groundfloor workshop space needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/178152
* Small office wanted SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/178085
* Small meeting room in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/178069
* Refrigerated courier service
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/178048
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

============================================================
CONTACT DETAILS
============================================================

Before sending us event information please see
http://www.banksidepress.com/listings/

Editor: James Hatts - james.hatts@banksidepress.com

SE1 Direct is copyright (c) 2014 Bankside Press

Postal address: 27 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NY

============================================================
SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION
============================================================

You have received this email because you signed up to
receive weekly mailings about SE1 news and events.

Unsubscribe *|EMAIL|* from this list:
*|UNSUB|*

Change the email address we send this newsletter to:
*|UPDATE_PROFILE|*