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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 719

Monday 18 August 2014                         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 at 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 }

* Prince Harry visits Potters Fields Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7782

* Volunteers offer tourist information outside City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7781

* Listed building status for Precious Blood Church
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7780

* Leathermarket Gardens shut for police search
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7779

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{ Advert }

Autumn language classes  at London Bridge, Barbican and NEW
Canary Wharf in
French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese

Contact susanelizabethisaacs@icloud.com

http://www.languages2000.co.uk

The price is 140 for returning students and 170 for new
students.

Students come from City firms including Norton Rose,
Addleshaw Goddards, Linklaters, PriceWaterhouseCoopers,
Simmons and Simmons, HSBC and the Bank of England

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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
Now taking bookings for late 2014
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{ What's on this week }

POTMAKING FOR FIRING ON THE FORESHORE
Monday 18 August
1pm-3pm at Bankside foreshore (near the Globe); free
Create your own piece of Thames history by the river by
crafting a pot, figure or whatever takes your fancy from
Thames river clay before seeing it fired in one of two
bonfires during Firing on the Foreshore on Saturday 13
September. Absolutely no previous experience or skill
required! This is how pots were made and fired in prehistory
so come and experience the way your ancestors would have
produced their household goods! Archaeologist Dr Fiona
Haughey and earth artist Edith Slee will be on hand to help.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15970


STORIES OF THE BOROUGH - GUIDED WALK
Tuesday 19 August
Meet 6.30pm at Southwark Local History Library, 211 Borough
High Street; free
Join Patricia Dark on a walk around the neighbourhood of
John Harvard Library to discover some stories from the
Borough. Meet unsung heroes, social reformers and some
neighbours in time. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15782


GARDEN BRIDGE DROP-IN EXHIBITION
Wednesday 20 August
12pm-5pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
The trust planning the Garden Bridge across the Thames
between the South Bank and Temple Underground Station is
holding a drop-in exhibition. Members of the team will be
available to answer questions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16046


MARCHIONESS DISASTER 25TH ANNIVERSARY
Wednesday 20 August
12.45pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Marchioness pleasure
boat disaster, those who died, as well as survivors and
their families and friends, will be remembered at the
cathedral's daily lunchtime Eucharist. The service will take
place in the retrochoir of the cathedral and is open to
everyone. Extra candle stands will be in the vicinity of the
Marchioness memorial which is located by the south-west door
of the cathedral, where there will also be vases where
flowers brought in memory of the departed can be placed.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16011


KYOTO ECHO CHOIR CONCERT
Friday 22 August
2.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
Bob Chilcott and Keiichi Asai conduct one of Japan's most
accomplished choirs. Programme to include a selection of
Japanese songs, Spem in alium by Thomas Tallis and Bob
Chilcott's Nidaros Jazz Mass. Directed by their founder
Keiichi Asai for over 50 years, the Kyoto Echo Choir is one
of Japan's most accomplished choral ensembles. Their ongoing
relationship with Bob Chilcott has brought them to the UK,
where they will be taking part in the Association of British
Choral Directors' 29th Convention gala concert, as well as
giving this concert consisting of their special repertoire
in Southwark Cathedral.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16008


NEW/NEARLY NEW TABLE TOP SALE
Saturday 23 August
10am-1pm  at John Marshall Hall, Christ Church Southwark, 27
Blackfriars Road; 50p entrance fee
Rent a table for 10. Tables are limited and need to be
prebooked by coming to the Christ Church Southwark parish
office (weekday mornings) or contacting 020 7928 4707
admin@christchurchsouthwark.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15934


UP HILL DOWN HALL: AN INDOOR CARNIVAL
Saturday 23 August
3pm-6pm  at Turbine Hall, Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Informed by the history of the Notting Hill Carnival,
contemporary artists Hew Locke and Marlon Griffith will use
Carnival to reflect on ideas of public space, performance,
and participation in performances set within an
architectural design by Gia Wolff and a soundscape by
Dubmorphology (Gary Stewart and Trevor Mathison). 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15950


DOG SHOW AND COMMUNITY PICNIC
Bank Holiday Monday 25 August
12pm-4pm  at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,  Lambeth Road;
free
The Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park invite you to
spruce up your dog for one of the 10 fun categories in the
dog show or take part in the 'Musical Sit' competition.
Bring a picnic to share while listening to live music from
Kat Sandell and her band. There will be a burger van, ice
creams, a bran tub, raffle and doggy bric-a-brac. Activities
for children include an egg and spoon race and dog-spotting
competition. In aid of the Peace Playground.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15579


UNVEILING OF FREDERICK WILLIAM HOLMES VC PAVING STONE
Tuesday 26 August
2pm at Abbey Street (near Bermondsey Square)
The Mayor of Southwark will unveil a commemorative paving
stone in Abbey Street (north of Bermondsey Square and south
of St Mary Magdalen Churchyard) in honour of Bermondsey-born
Fred Holmes. The stone will be placed in the pavement near
the site of the Abbey Street house where Holmes was born in
1891. The unveiling ceremony will feature a military parade.
Holmes earned the Victoria Cross on 26 August 1914 for two
acts of bravery during the Battle of Le Cateau. He received
the VC at Buckingham Palace on 13 January 1915 and was
driven through the streets of Bermondsey as a hero and
presented with a purse of gold by the borough council. *
Press cuttings and information about Fred Holmes will be on
public display in the foyer of the council offices at 160
Tooley Street from Wednesday 20 to Friday 29 August.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15958

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Commis chef, Urban Kitchen
* Administrative Assistant, White Water Group
* Parks Development Manager, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Campaigns Officer - Trade, World Development Movement
* Full time nanny needed (term time only)

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 }

* Basement office space off Bermondsey Street

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 }

* Chiropodists in Bermondsey
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184563
* Ruse Pub, Borough High Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184554
* Lathe
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184480
* Missing cat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184471
* Good Dentist?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184468
* Recommended local appliances engineer?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184454
* Laptop required
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/2/184446


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 }

* Accountant needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/184498
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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