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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 722

Monday 8 September 2014                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Young London  The Right Way to Rent and Let
* 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 }

* Segregated cycle track on Blackfriars Road: consultation
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7821

* Cyclists assaulted in Bermondsey: police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7827

* Waterloo International open for local trains 'in 2017'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7826

* Western Europe's highest defibrillator installed at Shard
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7823

* 13-storey tower on Rockingham Street gets green light
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7820

* Trader fined for selling seahorse extract at Elephant
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7819

* Giant hippo heralds start of Totally Thames festival
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7818

* Vauxhall clubs: cops & council introduce dispersal zone
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7828

* British Legion opens Borough High Street 'pop in centre'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7817

* New rector for Christ Church Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7825

* Welby invites young Christians to live at Lambeth Palace
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7824

* Centenary of Waterloo-born foreign secretary George Brown
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7816

* Blue Fin Food Festival: new lunchtime food market
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7814

* Boy rescued from Thames after jumping from bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7813

* London Bridge Station reopens after nine-day part closure
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7812

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{ What's on this week }

UNDERGROUND: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 8 September
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
Introduced as a 'story of ordinary workaday people', Anthony
Asquith's Underground (1928) masterfully balances the light
and dark sides of city life to evoke the daily existence of
the average Londoner better than any other film from
Britain's silent canon. Membership of the Community Film
Club is open to those living in Southwark and Lambeth. To
join (it's free), email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or
call 020 7401 5176.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16071


WILLIAM BLAKE'S LAMBETH - GUIDED WALK
Tuesday 9 September
6pm-7.15pm  at Southbank Mosaics, St John's Crypt, 73
Waterloo Road; free
A walk and talk around William Blake's Lambeth, starting at
Southbank Mosaics' studios. See where the mosaics of Blake's
Lambeth were made, then go on a guided tour of the
installations with David Tootill, founder of Southbank
Mosaics, around Hercules Road where Blake used to live. Part
of the month-long Lambeth Heritage Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16081


MORLEY COLLEGE OPEN DAY
Tuesday 9 September
4pm-7pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
From fashion design, printmaking and street dance through to
poetry, public speaking and maths, Morley College offers a
wider variety of courses for adult learners. Meet department
staff and tutors and get advice and guidance about the
college's courses. Have a look around the building and view
the facilities, including art & design and recording
studios, plus the library and refectory. Enrol on the day
for courses that take your interest (NB some courses may
require an assessment). 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16138


EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF SOCIAL AND PUBLIC HOUSING IN
SOUTHWARK
Thursday 11 September
Meet 6pm outside Bermondsey Central Hall, 256 Bermondsey
Street; suggested donation 10
Come and explore the history of social and public housing in
Southwark on this walk led by housing historian Jenny
Rossiter. Organised by the Housing Justice charity which has
its offices at Bermondsey Central Hall.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16266


THE TRUMAN SHOW: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Wednesday 10 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Still as fresh today as when it first came out in 1998. Jim
Carey plays Truman Burbank, the man who finds out his life
is a fake, the place he lives in is a studio, his friends
are actors and he is just a part of the most popular TV
series in the world. Take your seat early as these free
open-air screenings are very popular. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15988


THE CROODS: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Thursday 11 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
The first prehistoric family embark on the journey of a
lifetime following the collapse of their cave, discovering
an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures.
Animated comedy adventure from DreamWorks. Take your seat
early as these free open-air screenings are very popular. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15989


THOMAS MCCARTHY: IRISH FOLK-TALES
Thursday 11 September
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50); reservations
nigelofbermondsey@gmail.com
Thomas McCarthy is an Irish traveller, folk singer and
storyteller. He has a repertoire of over 200 traditional
songs that he sings unaccompanied. He also has an extensive
story repertoire from which he shall be drawing tonight.
Expect to meet fairies, hunchbacks, banshees, druids, Finn
McCool and Cuchulain. A South East London Folklore Society
event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16087


CARNIVAL DEL KERB
Friday 12 September
5pm-11pm  at The Paperworks, 48-50 Newington Causeway
Last in the series of four street food markets to be held at
The Paperworks in Newington Causeway, featuring a dozen food
stalls, live music, London beers and cocktails.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16117


ALL IS LOST: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Friday 12 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
An extraordinary performance by Robert Redford with
virtually no dialogue. The story of a resourceful ageing
sailor on a solo voyage whos boat is damaged. Take your
seat early as these free open-air screenings are very
popular. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15990


FAMILY FUN DAY AND 5K FUN RUN AT THE KIA OVAL
Saturday 13 September 
Event in support of SE1's Evelina London Children's
Hospital.
Info: http://www.togetherwecan.org.uk/funday


MUM2MUM MARKET SOUTH EAST LONDON
Saturday 13 September
10am-12pm  at John Marshall Hall, Christ Church Southwark,
27 Blackfriars Road; 2
Sale of secondhand baby and children's clothes, toys, books
and equipment.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16075


GORGEOUS GARDENS GROWING CLUB
Saturday 13 September
11.30am-12.30pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground;
free
Do you like gardening or would like to learn how to grow
food? Are you interested in spending more time outside and
meeting other local people? With Bankside Open Spaces Trust,
Coin Street Community Builders has been working with local
people to create a new growing space in Bernie Spain
Gardens. The group has already planted herbs, strawberries,
bay and rosemary and some mini wild flower meadows. Carrots,
radish and pak choi seeds have been sowed. Now there is
another bed to plant up. The sessions are free and all
equipment, plants and seeds are provided. Everyone is
welcome, all ages, all abilities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16070


BLUE RIBBON VILLAGE
Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 September
12 noon-6pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
Two days of fantastic, free activities for tots to
teenagers. Enjoy everything from festival music to arts and
crafts.This much-loved, annual Mayors Thames Festival event
also brings together scores of voluntary and charitable
organisations involved with the ecology, history and
industries of the Thames.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15957


FIRING ON THE FORESHORE
Saturday 13 September
12pm at Bankside foreshore near Shakespeare's Globe; free
From 12 noon until covered by the incoming tide, pots made
from Thames river clay will be fired in two bonfires
constructed on the foreshore from Thames driftwood - an
ancient London tradition going back more than 5,000 years.
Warning: watching the rising tide slowly douse the fires can
be strangely hypnotic! Thames Finds Display: Come and join
us on the river steps in front of the Globe Theatre where
there will be a display of Thames finds for you to look at
from 12 noon to 6pm. Hear all about the witch bottles, clay
pipes and Bankside pottery, and see what people ate in the
past.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15971


SUE HEATH-DOWNEY ORGAN RECITAL
Saturday 13 September
1.15pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; free
Lunchtime organ recital by Sue Heath-Downey.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15833


BACH TO BABY CD LAUNCH CONCERT AND PARTY
Saturday 13 September
3pm (doors open 2.30pm) at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey
Street; Adults 10; children free
Complimentary refreshments served, and receive a Bach to
Baby tote bag for every adult entry. Celebrate the release
of "Miniatures", the new Bach to Baby CD. Founder and local
mum Miaomiao Yu is delighted to perform this special concert
in the area where the series started so many years ago. Get
a tantalising taste of music from the disc including
nocturnes, dances, and miniatures by Bach, Mozart, Chopin
and others, all topped off with your favourite nursery
rhymes.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16259


A FILM PARTY WITH THE COLLABORATIVE ORCHESTRA
Saturday 13 September
7pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 10 from
http://collaborativeorchestrafilmconcert.eventbrite.co.uk
The Collaborative Orchestra presents an evening of Hollywood
glamour in the heart of London. Come and experience a
glittering soiree fit for the stars as you relive your
favourite moments from the silver screen through their
soundtracks. As you take in a cocktail, the Collaborative
Orchestra and its ensembles will perform instantly
recognisable selections from Star Wars to James Bond to
Jurassic Park. Founded in February 2012, the Collaborative
Orchestra is a group of highly-skilled and dedicated young
musicians aiming to apply their musical abilities in
innovative ways, including working with leading artists and
filmmakers. Led by an Iranian conductor Mehrdad Fahrid, the
orchestra has undertaken six concerts since its
well-received debut concert at St John's Smith Square in
July 2012.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16224


KIDS' CHOIR
Sunday 14 September
1pm-1.45pm  at The Scoop at More London,  More London
Riverside; free
Hear the heartwarming sounds of over 450 primary school
children singing as one. This colossal choir of young voices
will sing an eclectic repertoire of songs from around the
world. Led by Richard Frostick, Kids Choir has been
centrepiece of The Mayor's Thames Festival for the past 12
years. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15968


SING FOR WATER
Sunday 14 September
2.30pm-3.30pm  at The Scoop at More London,  More London
Riverside; free
800-strong, UK-wide massed choir as it comes together to
sing for WaterAid - an organisation delivering clean water
and hygiene education to impoverished communities across the
globe. Co-founded in 2002 by renowned composer, singer and
musical director Helen Chadwick and the Thames Festival,
Sing for Water draws choirs from all over the UK annually to
take part and help raise money for WaterAid. In 2014, the
choir will be led by Roxane Smith and Michael Harper. Since
it began, Sing for Water events have raised over 650,000
for WaterAid projects in India, Burkina Faso, Ghana and
Malawi, bringing clean water, sanitation and hygiene
education to thousands of people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15969

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Parks Development Manager, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Venue Cleaner, Southwark Playhouse Theatre Company
* Commis chef, Urban Kitchen
* Administrative Assistant, White Water Group 
* Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Vauxhall One
* Freelance Kitchen Team Lead, Dragon Cafe
* Fundraising and supporter engagement officer
* Ad Hoc Maintenance & Admin Officer
* Assistant Administrator, Theatre Peckham
* Bookeeper/accountant, Managed Living Partnerships

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 }

* Community infrastructure levy
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/185313
* PC hard drive repair
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/185294
* Pocock Street / Great Suffolk St Junction
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/185240
* EasyBus to Gatwick-Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/185222
* Rockingham Street go-ahead
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/185175
* SE1 Hairdressers - 72, Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184935
* Need a cleaner?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184926

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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