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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 787
 
Monday 7 December 2015                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan Meeting Rooms
* 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 }
 
 * Elephant & Castle roundabout becomes two-way junction
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8564

* Liberty of the Mint Conservation Area comes into force
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8563

* Treasures from hospital art collection go on public view
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8562

* Garden Bridge: new image shows river crossing in winter
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8561

* Former CofE housing in Waterloo to be knocked down
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8560

* Berkeley Homes plans major Old Kent Road development
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8559

* Osteopathy school can now award its own degrees
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8558

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{ Advert }

Elan Meeting Rooms is a newly refurbished meeting space in
SE1 suitable for Board meetings, Seminars, Meetings and
Workshops. 

We are conveniently located in Central London near London
Bridge Station, at Royal Oak Yard, just off 156 Bermondsey
Street.  The seminar room is very well located on the ground
floor, with direct access from the main entrance to the
building. The room is light and airy and well ventilated,
holding up to 12 people seated for boardroom style as well
as for seminar style and can be hired hourly, for a half 
or full day.

The room includes a 50 inch high definition flat screen TV 
to be used for projection. There is free wifi and plenty 
of cat5 and electrical points. There is flexibility with 
the table and chair arrangements to suit your requirements. 

Whether you are looking for somewhere to host a seminar or a
very professional space to present to clients, Elan meeting
rooms offer a variety of meeting options at very reasonable
prices.

Tea, coffee, beverages and catering for light lunches can be
ordered in from the nearby coffee shop upon request.   

£25 + VAT per hour, £90 + VAT for half day and for full
day £175 + VAT.

To book the meeting rooms, please contact us on 020 7403
1500 or e-mail bernadette.teuma@elanand.co.uk

Full address is Unit 3 Cedar Court 1 Royal Oak Yard London
SE1 3GA. (Off 156 Bermondsey Street)

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{ What's on this week }

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Monday 7 December
6.30pm-8pm followed by drinks reception at St Mary Magdalen,
Bermondsey Street; £10 from events@dimblebycancercare.org or
on the door
Carol concert in aid of Dimbleby Cancer Care charity hosted
by David and Jonathan Dimbleby with special guests. Carols
will be led by the junior choir from Farringtons School,
Chislehurst.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17462


GET HAPPY
Monday 7 December
7.30pm at Edric Theatre, London South Bank University, 103
Borough Road; £12.50 from
http://gethappyatlsbu.eventbrite.co.uk
London South Bank University presents West End star Sally
Jones's show 'GET HAPPY' for a one-off charity fundraiser
night. Taking the audience on a journey through the life of
a born performer, GET HAPPY takes a sensitive, moving and
entertaining look at the hugely successful and legendary
actress/singer Judy Garland. The show focuses on the happy
times and the inspirational stories behind this iconic
performer, who Fred Astaire described as "the greatest
entertainer who ever lived". The evening is raising funds
for SE London based charity METRO a leading equality &
diversity charity, providing health, community & youth
services across London & the South East & national &
international projects.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17544


GILBERT & GEORGE BOOK LAUNCH AND SIGNING
Tuesday 8 December
6pm-8pm  at White Cube Bermondsey, 144-152 Bermondsey
Street; free
Join Gilbert & George as they launch their latest
publication, as well as 10 poster designs, made to coincide
with their exhibition at White Cube Bermondsey.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17514


FROM LAMBETH WE BEGAN OUR FOUNDATIONS; LOVELY LAMBETH
Tuesday 8 December
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
AGM of the Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society and
lecture by Lambeth Archives manager Jon Newman. The talk
will look at what Lambeth meant to William Blake and the
increasingly urban reality of this riverside village in
which he chose to live.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17559


EVENING OF CHEESE AT BOROUGH MARKET
Wednesday 9 December
6pm-9pm  at Green Market, Borough Market; free
More than 20 of the market's cheesemongers will be on hand
to impart their expert knowledge of the craft as well as
recipes and recommendations for top food and drink pairings. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17523


A CONCERT FOR WINTER
Thursday 10 December
1pm at Shakespeare's Globe,  New Globe Walk; free; book via
ed.productions@shakespearesglobe.com
This free lunchtime concert is presented by Southwark
students, residents, workers and pensioners as well as the
Globe's own staff choir. This year's theme is 'The River',
and will include a new setting of lines from Ben Jonson's
poem in memory of Shakespeare, the "sweet swan of Avon" who
"made his flights upon the banks of Thames". 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17276


PUBLIC EXHIBITION: 87 NEWINGTON CAUSEWAY REDEVELOPMENT PLANS
Thursday 10 to Saturday 12 December
Thu 2pm-8pm; Sat 10am-2pm (closed Fri) at The Signal
Building, 89 Newington Causeway
Come and see Neobrand's plans for a mixed-use residential,
hotel and retail scheme for the 87 Newington Causeway site
(the narrow plot between Southwark Playhouse and the railway
line).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17558


BOST WINTER FESTIVAL AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Thursday 10 December
3.30pm-6pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Annual festivity with live music on the bandstand, wreath
making, mulled wine, children's activities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17526


CAROL SERVICE AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL
Thursday 10 December
7pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
A Service of lessons and carols for Advent and Christmas
featuring the St George's Cathedral choirs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17417


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 10 December
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street
Regular meeting for South Bank and Waterloo residents
convened by Kate Hoey MP, Neil Coyle MP and councillors from
Bishop's ward (Lambeth) and Cathedrals ward (Southwark). The
agenda includes the future of Waterloo Library (Steve Chalke
of Oasis to speak), plans for New Year's Eve on the South
Bank and an update on Jubilee Gardens. There will also be an
update on We Are Waterloo's future plans and TfL will
present their plans for the southern end of Westminster
Bridge. With mince pies, mulled wine and carol-singing.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17491


MORLEY MORSELS
Friday 11 December
9am-7.30pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road;
free; booking essential 
A day of 21 free one-hour taster sessions linked to some of
the 600 courses starting in January at Morley College.
Whether you would like to master those Ballroom and Latin
American dance moves, finally learn to order your food in
Chinese, get creative with Adobe Photoshop or try your hand
at designing your own clothes, Morley will give adults the
opportunity to try something new in this series of beginner
sessions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17525


SLIP ROAD - LANTERN PARADE AROUND BLACKFRIARS ROAD
Friday 11 December
3.30pm-5pm; free
A giant mechanical Jack Frost puppet will parade around the
streets either side of Blackfriars Road, lighting lanterns
and collecting hopes and dreams while spreading a spark of
joy through the streets. The parade starts at Friars Primary
School (3.30pm) and makes its way to the Diversity Garden
(3.40pm), Blackfriars Settlement (4.10pm), Styles House
(4.30pm) and the Peabody Estate (4.50pm). Organised by
Emergency Exit Arts, this magical parade will pass through
the Blackfiars Road neighbourhood inviting lantern bearers
to follow him, display their lanterns, warm-up with tasty
treats and wish upon a star. Part of the 'Blackfriars
Stories' series of events.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17547


CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Friday 11 December to Wednesday 11 November
7pm-9.30pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road;
£10 (conc £8)
Morley Chamber Choir, College Choir, Chamber Orchestra and
Choral Society perform Christmas classics. Including
Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Vaughan Williams. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17503


MORLEY COLLEGE CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Friday 11 December
7pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road; £10 (Conc
£8) on the door
 Morley Chamber Choir performs Bach's Magnificat. Morley
College Choir performs Handel's Messiah (Part 1). Both
accompanied by Morley Chamber Orchestra and conducted by
Charles Peebles. Morley Choral Society performs Fantasia on
Christmas Carols by Vaughan Williams.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17548


THE GENERAL ELECTION AND ITS AFTERMATH - EXHIBITION
Saturday 12 to Tuesday 15 December
10am-5pm at Topolski Studio, Arch 158, Hungerford Bridge,
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road; free
Topolski Studio presents the work of Matt Booker, Alex
Broome-Nicholson, Edwood Burn, Luisa Crosbie, Laura Fitton,
Pat Macdonald, Josh Morris, Jack Miller, ChloŽ Parke and
Louis Vinet. There will be original drawings from during the
election, including UKIP's campaign in South Thanet,
Labour's campaign in Bermondsey, and the Green Party's
spring conference, as well as copies of the new Chronicle
available, hand-printed by the Topolski Fellows. Topolski
Studio is located behind the security barrier of the
Southbank Centre around the back of Ping Pong.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17540


HW2 & VINTAGE GHOST WINTER SALE
Saturday 12 December
9am-7pm  at Bermondsey Village Hall,  Kirby Grove
Savings of up to 80 per cent.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17546


SALT GIVEAWAY
Saturday 12 December
3pm-4.30pm  outside  105 Tower Bridge Road; free
Southwark Council's streets team is giving away bags of salt
to help residents keep their paths and pavements clear this
winter. Find the team in the parking bays outside 105 Tower
Bridge Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17537


CROSSBONES CHRISTMAS GHOST WALK
Sunday 13 December
Meet 1.45pm for 2pm at Tabard Street piazza; £9 (conc £8);
advance booking advised - or pay on the day
Visit the sites of hauntings and other paranormal activities
on this guided walk with local writer John Constable, author
of Secret Bankside Ė Walks In The Outlaw Borough. Discover
haunted pubs, a Borough magician and the spookiest stretch
of the Thames. The walk ends at the Cross Bones Graveyard,
where Constable encountered the spirit of 'The Goose', the
inspiration for his best-known work The Southwark Mysteries
and for the creation of the Crossbones garden of
remembrance. All interwoven with a retelling of A Christmas
Carol, Charles Dickens' classic ghost story. For adults and
children aged 8 or over: children must be accompanied.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17538


CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Sunday 13 December
7pm at Oasis Church Waterloo, 1a Kennington Road
With the Oasis Community Choir.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17570

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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 }

* Office space in Bermondsey available
* Meeting Room Hire

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 }

* New E&C road layout appears to be working?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198737
* Southwark locals - help please!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198668
* Community Views
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198655
* SE1 Tube Stations - Fender Strat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198622
* Questions about Empire Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198613
* Christmas lights
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198571
* Petrol garages in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198527

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 }

* Spanish teacher required
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/198209
* Wanted: office for architects in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/196138

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

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