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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 762

Monday 15 June 2015                           ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* 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 }

* Tommy Blackmore: Queen Elizabeth St murder victim named
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8324

* Sir Simon Hughes - knighthood for former Bermondsey MP
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8319

* Old Kent Road's Thomas a Becket pub to be sold at auction
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8309

* Southwark's first 1m+ ex-council flat goes on sale
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8308

* Tower Bridge: three-month road closure planned for 2016
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8318

* Duke of Wellington unveils Battle of Waterloo memorial
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8312

* BBC live broadcast heralds start of Waterloo Festival
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8325

* Princess Beatrice at Garden Bridge Harrods gala 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8315

* Court of Appeal clears way for Shell Centre redevelopment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8314

* 16-storey Hoxton Hotel coming to Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8313

* Anti-oil sponsorship campaigners take over turbine hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8323

* Elephant Road development 'topped out'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8317

* Jeff Brazier breaks ground at new Ronald McDonald House
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8316

* Holy Trinity Dockhead: listed building status upgraded
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8311

* J Dimbleby leads 50km walk in aid of cancer charity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8310

* Malaysian archbishop responds to Mount Kinabalu row
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8321

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{ What's on this week }

VINOPOLIS SITE - PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF DEVELOPMENT PLANS
Monday 15 June
2pm-8pm  at Vinopolis, 1 Bank End; free;  
Come and see Sherwood Street's plans to redevelop the
Vinopolis and Thames House sites with retail, offices and
cultural uses.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17091


THE BIG WILD RUMPUS
Tuesday 16 June
10.30am at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
Storytelling of the classic children's book 'Where The Wild
Things Are'.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17018


RECEPTION WITH COLIN JACKSON AND DONOVAN BAILEY
Tuesday 16 June
4pm at Unity Kitchen, 160 Tooley Street; Booking for
reception 020 7525 7303 or email
mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk
The Mayor of Southwark invites you to meet world athletics
legends Colin Jackson and Donovan Bailey. Cllr Dora
Dixon-Fyle MBE will host a reception to promote the Go Dad
Run for men and boys in Southwark Park on Father's Day
(Sunday 21 June). To book a place to meet Colin Jackson and
Donovan Bailey on Tuesday 16 June 2015 call The Mayor's
Office on 020 7525 7303 or email
mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17096


MY TOMMY'S WAR: STORIES FROM SOUTHWARK SOLDIERS IN THE FIRST
WORLD WAR
Tuesday 16 June
6.30pm-7.30pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free
Dig into Southwark's archival collections to explore stories
of the borough's First World War soldiers. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17036


WATERLOO - A VICTORY WORTH CELEBRATING?
WATERLOO FESTIVAL DEBATE
Tuesday 16 June
7pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 5 from
http://se1.info/1FUMoIG
Waterloo is a battle to be 'celebrated', at least from the
British perspective. Yet even in the Britain of 1815, there
were those who bemoaned Napoleon's defeat as a setback for
progress. In this public event Professor Alan Forrest (York)
and Dr Michael Rowe (King's College London) debate the pros
and cons of Napoleonic rule, and consider whether Europe
might not have been better off if Napoleon rather than
Wellington had triumphed on the field of Waterloo. A
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16972


WATERLOO WALK: 200 YEARS OF CHANGE IN AND AROUND WATERLOO
STATION
Wednesday 17 June
11am-12.30pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 5 on
the door
Come and see history in action. Chris Everett, qualified
City of London guide and freeman of the City of London, will
open up the past through buildings and sites in and around
Waterloo Station. A Waterloo Festival event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16974


DR BIKE WATERLOO
Wednesday 17 June
5pm-7.30pm outside James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo
Road; free
Bring your bike to Lambeth's team of professional mechanics
who will look it over and check tyres, brakes, gears etc. If
it needs fixing and they can do it in the allotted time they
will, free of charge. If there is a bigger problem they will
tell you what is wrong so you can take your bike to the
nearest independent bike shop and get it fixed there.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16863


REQUIEM MASS FOR BARRY ALBIN-DYER
Wednesday 17 June
6pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
A requiem Mass for the late Barry Albin-Dyer. Celebrant:
Most Revd Peter Smith, Archbishop of Southwark.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17098


WATERLOO FESTIVAL COMMUNITY QUIZ NIGHT
Wednesday 17 June
7pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 10 each
including supper and charity donation from
http://se1.info/1cUQw3i
The first Waterloo Community Charity Quiz night at St John's
promises to be another battle - this time between brains!
Choose to book a table for 4, 8 or 12, and make sure you
combine people who together can answer questions on just
about anything (including trivia!) Fish and chip supper
included in ticket price, plus a donation to the two
Waterloo Festival charities, The Poppy Factory and Medecins
Sans Frontieres. Top prize of 100 for the winning team.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16976


WATERLOO WALK: 200 YEARS IN WATERLOO - STAMFORD STREET AND
THE CUT
Thursday 18 June
11am-12.30pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 5 on
the door
This area has changed dramatically in the last 200 years.
Come and find out how, and why. Guide Chris Everett.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16975


GARDEN BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION CONSULTATION DROP-IN
Thursday 18 June
12pm-5pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
The Garden Bridge Trust is holding a series of drop-in
events for local residents to find out about how the
construction of the new bridge will be managed, and comment
on the proposed arrangements.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17093


FREE LUNCHTIME RECITAL
Thursday 18 June
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Kanae Furomoto (piano) plays works by Warlock, Debussy,
Piazzolla and Gershwin. Light refreshments after the
recital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17097


LAMBETH PALACE - NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME OPEN EVENING
Thursday 18 June
5.30pm-8pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; 6
(children free)
An early evening opportunity to visit one of the oldest and
largest private gardens in London. Site occupied by
Archbishops of Canterbury since the 12th century. Formal
Courtyards with historic White Marseilles fig planted in
1556. Parkland style garden with mature trees, woodland and
native planting, orchard and pond. Also formal terrace,
summer gravel border, scented chapel garden and beehives.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16859


WATERLOO FESTIVAL GALA CONCERT
Thursday 18 June
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 12 (conc
8, family 25) from http://se1.info/1IDT7dg
In music, dance and spoken word, the Waterloo Festival gala
concert will commemorate both the bicentenary of the Battle
of Waterloo and the centenary of the Gallipoli landings
where several of Britain's most promising young composers
and writers - like the celebrated poet Rupert Brooke - lost
their lives. St John's welcomes the acclaimed choir of Clare
College, Cambridge and their director Graham Ross and young
dancers from the Central School of Ballet to share the stage
with resident orchestra Southbank Sinfonia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16977


BEETHOVEN DAY AT WATERLOO FESTIVAL
Friday 19 June
10am-1pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Southbank Sinfonia will be joined by 120 primary school
pupils for a morning of creative music making.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16978


MORLEY MORSELS
Friday 19 June
sessions through the day at Morley College, 61 Westminster
Bridge Road; free; booking essential
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at acting, recreate
the sounds of the carnival or write your family history? Now
is your chance to try something new with a day of free
one-hour taster sessions at Morley College in celebration of
Adult Learners' Week. From Jazz Dance to Jewellery and
Memoir Writing to Mime, there's something for everyone.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17042


GARDEN BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION CONSULTATION DROP-IN
Saturday 20 June
10am-3pm  at London Nautical School, 61 Stamford Street
The Garden Bridge Trust is holding a series of drop-in
events for local residents to find out about how the
construction of the new bridge will be managed, and comment
on the proposed arrangements.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17094


FUNERAL OF BARRY ALBIN-DYER
Saturday 20 June
11.30am at the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Dockhead
In view of the large number of people who will be attending,
seating inside the church cannot be guaranteed. The service
can be viewed from outside the church on big screens. The
funeral cortege will leave from Culling Road at 9.30am and
will follow a designated route around Bermondsey. The
cortege will stop at The Blue at 10.30am where a special
tribute to Barry will take place. The route will be
published at www.albins.co.uk during the week. 
Celebrant: Canon Alan McLean, parish priest.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17099


RIDE OF THE LIONS/WALKING WITH THE WOUNDED BIKE RIDE
Saturday 20 June
3.30pm-3.45pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
Local residents are particularly encouraged to gather on the
steps of St John's Waterloo to welcome the Ride of the
Lions/Walking with the Wounded bike ride from Waterloo in
Belgium to London's Wellington Barracks as part of the
Waterloo 200 commemorations.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17092


WATERLOO 200 COMMUNITY PARTY
Saturday 20 June
6.15pm (18:15 - geddit?) at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo
Road; 15 from http://se1.info/1GGVIWz
A trip back to 1815! This is a chance to re-live some of the
events of 1815, including rubbing shoulders with the Duke of
Wellington, the Emperor Napoleon, the Duchess of Richmond
and others of the period at a fun party. This is not a
serious recreation but guests will be encouraged to dress up
in anything approximating 1815 evening clothes or fancy
dress. Help and advice will be available beforehand and some
accessories available on the evening. Try your feet at
Regency dances, as danced before the battle of Waterloo!
Travel to the battlefield for a picnic supper! Experience
the drama of the battle! All this without leaving St John's
Church. Dance the rest of the night away to music bringing
us back to 2015.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16980


LARGACTYL SHUFFLE MIDNIGHT WALK
Saturday 20 June
Meet 11.45pm outside Turbine Hall entrance at Tate Modern,
Bankside; free; donations welcome
All are welcome to join CoolTan Arts for a fun, guided
midnight stroll through London on the midsummer solstice.
The walk theme is 'Light' so bring along torches, lamps or
glowsticks and dress to impress! Along the way there will be
short talks on London's secret history - including tales of
Charles Dickens' night walks and the resurrection men. There
will also be a midnight feast at a secret location with food
kindly provided by the Breakfast Club. Walk ends 5am Sunday
at the Maudsley Hospital in Denmark Hill. The Largactyl
Shuffle Midnight Walk is an annual event but it is also part
of a larger scheme, the monthly CoolTan Arts Largactyl
Shuffles, which are guided, stigma-busting cultural walks
designed to encourage mental and physical wellbeing, through
art, exercise, humour and history.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17061


WATERLOO FESTIVAL EUCHARIST
Sunday 21 June
10.30am at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
The St John's Choir and Congregation commemorate the
anniversary of the Battle in style at the annual Waterloo
Festival Eucharist. The preacher, Revd Canon Nicholas
Sagovsky, is Whitelands Professorial Fellow at Roehampton
University and a respected speaker on social justice.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16981


CROSSBONES WALK
Sunday 21 June
2pm-4pm (meet 1.45pm) at Tabard Street piazza; free
A guided walk tracing the lost history of Crossbones, the
outcasts' burial ground - its desecration, rediscovery and
restoration as a garden of remembrance. We'll walk in a
spiral, visiting The Mint, Red Cross Garden, St Mary Overie
Dock, Winchester Palace, Southwark Cathedral and The Tabard
Inn, to finish in the new garden at Crossbones. Led by local
writer and performer John Constable, who revealed the story
of Crossbones in his book The Southwark Mysteries and became
the driving force behind the campaign to establish a place
to 'honour the outcast'. The walk is presented by Friends of
Crossbones with Bankside Open Spaces Trust and funded by
Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council's
Neighbourhoods Fund. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17063


WATERLOO FESTIVAL COMMUNITY TEA PARTY
Sunday 21 June
3pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Jelly! Ice cream! Cake! Bouncy Castle! Displays of dancing!
Music, games and fun for all the family! Come along to St
John's Churchyard for the first Community Tea Party.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16982


CHORAL EVENSONG
Sunday 21 June
5.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
The Waterloo Festival ends with a service of Evensong with
the Waterloo Singers, conducted by David Corkhill and Andy
Thomas, featuring Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate. Preacher:
Canon Giles Goddard. St John's congregation will be joined
by members of the other Waterloo Churches - St Mark,
Kennington, St Matthew, Brixton and St Luke, Upper Norwood.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16983

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Personal Assistant/Nanny
* Hospitality Assistant, Citrus Cuisine
* Upholstery tutor, The Goodlife Centre
* Freelance Management Consultants / Mentors / Coaches
* Trustee, Paxton Green Time Bank  [voluntary]

See http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs

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* Fabulous office to let on the South Bank

See http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/offices/

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Neckinger / Helicopter
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193946
* Wood Carver - Gabriel's Wharf
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193873
* Barratt's major development of 128-150 Blackfriars Rd
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193865
* London Bridge / Duke Street Hill (Tooley St) junction
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193780
* Mint Street Park development (disgrace)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193766
* After White Cube
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193753

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 }

* Catering Opportunity
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/193479

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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