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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 814
 
Wednesday 15 June 2016                        ISSN 1750-0656

Sorry for the delay to this week's mailing.
Back to our regular Monday schedule from next week.

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Office space for hire in London Bridge
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Lambeth North tube station to close for seven months
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8786

* Quietway 1 Waterloo to Greenwich cycle route opened
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8785

* Brexit battle on the Thames as leave & remain boats clash
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8787

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{ What's on this week }

FREE LUNCHTIME RECITAL
Thursday 16 June
1pm-1.45pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street;
free
Piano recital by Beau Pluto with pieces by eight different
composers: Bach, Rachmaninov, Schumann, Chopin, Mendelssohn,
Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Debussy. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17930


BOST GREEN FAIR AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Thursday 16 June
3pm-5.30pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Join Bankside Open Spaces Trust for this family friendly
event at Red Cross Garden and take part in activities to
help keep SE1 green. Maypole dancing, learn about growing
plants, help to recycle and much more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17913


THE ART OF SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS
Thursday 16 June
7pm-8.15pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free
An entertaining and informative look at The Bard's sonnets,
some of the most beautiful yet enigmatic poems in the
English language. Illustrated with readings, Nick Dobson's
talk will explore the themes and background to the sonnets
and look at their place in the development of the form. Part
of the Rhyme and reason poetry and music festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17916


TATE MODERN OPENING WEEKEND
Friday 17 to Sunday 19 June
10am-10pm each day at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
To celebrate the opening, the new Tate Modern will stay open
until 10pm each evening this weekend for a series of special
events, supported by Uniqlo. The centrepiece will be a
specially-commissioned choral work by artist Peter
Liversidge, performed at 5pm on Saturday 18 June by over 500
singers from community choirs across London. Free screenings
of film and video works from Tate's collection will be held
throughout each day in the newly refurbished Starr Cinema,
while special events for young people and families will take
place across the weekend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17931


COIN STREET FILM CLUB: REFUGEE WEEK SCREENING
Friday 17 June
7.30pm (doors open 7pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre,
108 Stamford Street; 5 (includes popcorn and wine/soft
drinks)
Screening of two short films to mark Refugee Week
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17909


LOVE SHAD THAMES? HELP US COUNT THE WAYS
Saturday 18 June
10.30am-12.30pm  at Cantina del Ponte, 36c Shad Thames; free
STAMP's annual Local Eyes event will start with coffee on
the riverside, then visit developments from different
periods with a chance to take photos and share views of the
Shad Thames area.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17902


SUMMER JAMBOREE WITH OASIS IN GMH PARK
Saturday 18 June
12pm-5pm at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,  Lambeth Road;
free
Oasis Hub Waterloo presents its annual public fun day. Live
music, entertainment, BBQ, bar, arts & crafts, bouncy
castle, games, stalls and a dog show.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17901


COMIDA FEST: LATIN AMERICAN STREET FOOD
Saturday 18 to Sunday 19 June
12 noon-8pm (Sun till 6pm) at South Bank Riverside Walkway,
The Queen's Walk near Gabriel's Wharf, Upper Ground; free
Latin American street food festival icon the South Bank.
Lose yourself on a culinary journey from Mexico to Argentina
with cocktails, mouth-watering aromas and sizzling sounds.
The event will feature activities for all ages including
games, storytelling, dance workshops and a music programme
co-curated by Movimientos.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17835


POETRY FOR OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND
Saturday 18 to Sunday 19 June
Poetry readings Sat 11am, 2pm & 4pm; Sun 11am & 2pm at Red
Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Free poetry reading of poems inspired by Red Cross Garden
for Open Garden Squares Weekend. Enjoy listening to poetry
in this beautiful Victorian garden in the heart of Borough.
Refreshments available Saturday afternoon and a short guided
tour of the garden before the poetry at 2pm and 4pm. For
more info email: info@bost.org.uk or just turn up on the
day.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17914


INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA
Sunday 19 June
9am-5.30pm  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
21 June is International Day of Yoga, when large-scale yoga
classes and celebrations are set to take place around the
world, including the UK. A full day of free yoga sessions
will be on offer, hosted by India Tourism and the High
Commission of India and organised in collaboration with
leading yoga instructors. Classical Indian dancers and
musicians will also be on hand to entertain the crowds
throughout the day. A series of 30-minute classes will be
held throughout the day, suitable for children, families and
beginners as well as experts. There will be Henna stands,
refreshment stalls and complimentary water stations on-site
and yoga partners will be showcasing products available for
purchase. Yoga mats will also be provided on the day
courtesy of India Tourism and the High Commission of India.
The first 300 visitors will also be able to take home a
limited edition International Day of Yoga T-shirt.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17915


YOGA IN TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE: OPEN GARDEN SQUARES 
Sunday 19 June
From 11am at Trinity Church Square,  Trinity Church Square
Trinity Church Square garden will be open to the public from
11 am as part of Open Garden Squares Weekend. Trinity
Newington Residents' Association will run free sessions of
open air yoga in the garden at 10.30 am, 11.30 am and 12.30
pm. For anyone, of any age or experience. Mats will be
provided. Just turn up wearing clothes that you can move
freely in.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17905


GARDEN FETE IN MERRICK SQUARE: OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND
Sunday 19 June
From 11am at Merrick Square,  Trinity Street
The garden will be open to the public from 11am as part of
Open Garden Squares Weekend. Trinity Newington Residents'
Association's Garden Fete will take place in the garden from
12.30pm. There will be food and drink, a variety of craft
stalls, music and free children's entertainments, including
face painting and balloon twisting. If you would like to
have a stall, please contact stalls@tnra.net. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17906

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Business Development Manager, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Concert Administrator, Bach to Baby 
* One Blackfriars Job Fair this Friday
* Administrative Assistant, Coin Street Community Builders
* Development Officer, Southwark Cathedral

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 }

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 }

* Corner of Isabella and Joan Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/204235
* Bunyadi
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/204174
* Is my address being abused?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/204057

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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