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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 771

Monday 17 August 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 }

* Gladstone pub could be replaced with 10-storey tower
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8414

* Lidl plans to rebuild Old Kent Road store
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8415

* Attempted rape in Newington Causeway: police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8413

* Historic nursing memorabilia stolen from hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8412

* Network Rail fined £2m for London Bridge problems
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8411

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{ What's on this week }

CROSSBONES GARDEN: SPECIAL OPENING AND TOURS
Wednesday 19 & Thursday 20 August
Wed 5.30pm-8.30pm; Thu 11.30am-2.30pm at Cross Bones
Graveyard, Redcross Way; free
John Constable first revealed the Crossbones story in his
book The Southwark Mysteries. Since then, Friends of
Crossbones have campaigned for a garden of remembrance on
the site of the outcasts' graveyard. They are now working
with Bankside Open Spaces Trust to establish the garden,
which is currently open to the public on Fridays: 11am -
1pm. On these additional Special Openings, John will be in
residence and conducting free informal tours of the
Crossbones Garden.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17185


TATE MODERN - VOLUNTEER TASTER SESSION
Wednesday 19 August
3pm-4.30pm  at Tate Modern, Bankside
Tate Modern is recruiting some more volunteer visitors hosts
to welcome visitors to the gallery, based at the gallery
entrances. The gallery welcomes all enquiries, no matter
what your background or experience – and you don't need to
know about art. The commitment is a few hours a month. At
the taster session they'll introduce you to the gallery and
the current volunteer opportunity. For more information
about the Visitor Host role please contact Frances Robinson
(Volunteers Manager) on 020 7401 5267 or
frances.robinson@tate.org.uk To book a place on a Taster
Session please call or email Frances Robinson on the above
details. Places are limited, but more taster sessions will
be held in future. Tate will reimburse your travel costs up
to the cost of a Zone 6 Travelcard.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17213


DESIGN YOUR OWN SWIMWEAR
Friday 21 August
1pm at Live Arts Pavilion, Potters Fields Park, Tooley
Street; free
Do you want to sharpen up your drawing skills? Join the
Fashion and Textile Museum on a free ‘design your own
swimwear’ drop in session learning drawing tricks and design
tips. Based on the Museum’s book How to Draw Like a Fashion
Designer and current exhibition Riviera Style, the workshop
is available to all ages and no pre-booking required. Spaces
are limited and placed on a first come, first served basis. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17222


KINETIKA BLOCO DRUMMING WORKSHOP
Friday 21 August
2pm at Potters Fields Park, Tooley Street; free; first come,
first served
Join local carnival performance group Kinetika Bloco for an
hour long drumming workshop as part of the London Bridge
Live Arts season. The Kinetika Bloco draw influences from
the Caribbean, Brazil, West and Southern Africa, New Orleans
jazz, Funk and Hip Hop. Their mission is to get young people
from South London engaged in long term creative activity
advancing their education, skills, and capacity through the
creation of exciting performances.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17215


MARIONETTE MAKING WORKSHOP
Friday 21 August
3pm at Live Arts Pavilion, Potters Fields Park, Tooley
Street; free; booking essential http://se1.info/1Pv5k6T
Make your own basic marionette using found objects!
Marionettes are string puppets which can be as simple or as
complicated as you like… Bring along an object of beauty
(like a feather, shell, piece of broken jewellery?) and
exchange it with Sian to be turned in to a puppet. You will
be creating basic string puppets creatures and incorporating
your objects and a few of Sian's own to make a puppet
creature that you can take away with you. This workshop is
suitable for ages 6+. Hot glue guns and pliers will be used
so children will be need to be accompanied.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17227


MARAWA'S MAJORETTES HULA HOOPING WORKSHOP
Friday 21 August
5pm at Live Arts Pavilion, Potters Fields Park, Tooley
Street; free
The Majorettes are World Record Holding Troupe of hula hoop
extraordinaires. Coached and led by circus superstar Marawa
The Amazing, these girls have become a leading fitness team
and international performance troupe, teaching the world to
hoop as they go! If you thought you've mastered everything
about the hula hoop in the school playground, prepare to be
amazed. During the class, you'll learn everything hoop
related - from twirling and whirling to wiggling - and how
to control not one, not two but three (or more!) hoops!

Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17219


TATE MODERN VOLUNTEER TASTER SESSION
Saturday 22 August
12pm-1.30pm  at Tate Modern, Bankside
See above
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17214


SOMEWHERE LONDON BRIDGE
Saturday 22 to Monday 24 August
12.30pm & 6pm at Live Arts Pavilion, Potters Fields Park,
Tooley Street; free; booking essential
http://se1.info/1IYbLeb
Part walking tour, part site-specific performance, combining
storytelling with a touch of improv, revealing the hidden
histories of the London Bridge area. Aside from showing you
the spots only the locals know, this walk will share a
collection of unexpected anecdotes, collected and created by
local flaneurs Jonathan Peck and Mark Dawson. Urban legend
or historical fact - can you cut through the hype?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17226


STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS
Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 August
12.45pm (for ages 3-6) and 1.45pm (for age 6+) at Live Arts
Pavilion, Potters Fields Park, Tooley Street; free
The Unicorn Theatre presents interactive storytelling
workshops for the whole family. Expect tall tales, silly
songs and characters you know and love. 12:45 – 1.30pm For
ages 3-6: Breaking The Ice Have you heard the incredible
true story of a wild polar bear who made friends with a
Husky? Listen to a tale of unlikely friendship and be part
of the action. We’ll create all the action and sounds as the
characters learn to play together. Get your roars ready!
1:45 – 2.30pm For ages 6+: Baddies: the Musical We’ll be
embarking on a trip to the Enchanted Forest to find our
favourite characters from the Grimm Tales and beyond. Who
will we meet along the way? You’ll be up on your feet and
showing us your best Big Bad Wolf and Cinderella!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17217


WORDS FOR PICTURES  / PICTURES FOR STORIES WORKSHOP
Saturday 22 August
3pm at Live Arts Pavilion, Potters Fields Park, Tooley
Street; free
Join Mirror Mirror for a creative writing / picture making
activity in the Live Arts Pavilion where what you make is
inspired by those who’ve gone before ….. These free sessions
are designed for families (with children of all ages)
looking to participate in an open and creative environment
and take inspiration from the London Bridge Live Arts
Festival’s theme, EXCHANGE. No booking is required though
spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served
basis.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17229


BED WITH BERNADETTE RUSSELL
Saturday 22 August
7pm-1am at Live Arts Pavilion, Potters Fields Park, Tooley
Street; free; participants selected at random from those who
email events@teamlondonbridge.co.uk
BED is a one-on-one theatrical storytelling experience,
exploring magic, dreams, the power of suggestion, and the
wonder of stories. It's revisiting that childhood bedtime
story experience as an adult, and it's about what happens
when we're asleep, when more and more of us have difficulty
sleeping. The performance is produced by actress, compere
and writer Bernadette Russell.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17223


SOAPBOX SCIENCE
Sunday 23 August
1pm & 4pm at Live Arts Pavilion, Potters Fields Park, Tooley
Street; free
Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for
promoting women scientists and the science they do.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17216


MARAWA'S MAJORETTES HULA HOOPING WORKSHOP
Sunday 23 August
3pm at Live Arts Pavilion, Potters Fields Park, Tooley
Street; free
The Majorettes are World Record Holding Troupe of hula hoop
extraordinaires. Coached and led by circus superstar Marawa
The Amazing, these girls have become a leading fitness team
and international performance troupe, teaching the world to
hoop as they go! If you thought you've mastered everything
about the hula hoop in the school playground, prepare to be
amazed. During the class, you'll learn everything hoop
related - from twirling and whirling to wiggling - and how
to control not one, not two but three (or more!) hoops! 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17220

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{ Local job vacancies }

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 }

* South London's Newest Co-Working Destination
* 2 room office on Southwark Bridge Road

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 }

* Borough Map
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195927
* Shop opp Tesco TBR
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195926
* Guitar lessons
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195923
* Missing cat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195920
* Scam?! Man knocking on door asking for £20
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195887
* Sorting office, Mandela way, argh!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195880
* Cuming Museum - all staff made redundant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195872
* Residents of Waterloo Green
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195871
* Franco Manca coming to Bermondsey Street!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195861
* New flower shop on TBR
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195752
* Concrete floor contractors
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195734
* "Blackfriars Circus"
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/195715

    
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 }

* Fisher need a physio - can you help?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/195386
* Small Office Room to let needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/195327

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

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