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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 815
 
Tuesday 21 June 2016                         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

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Horse-drawn mail coach at George Inn for Royal Mail 500
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8788

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{ What's on this week }

NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME OPEN EVENING AT LAMBETH PALACE
Tuesday 21 June
5.30pm-8pm  at Lambeth Palace Garden, Lambeth Palace Road;
£6 (children free)
Lambeth Palace has one of the oldest and largest private
gardens in London. It has been occupied by Archbishops of
Canterbury since 1197. Formal courtyard boasts historic
White Marseilles fig planted in 1556. Parkland style garden
features mature trees, woodland and native planting, orchard
and pond. There is a formal rose terrace, summer gravel
border, scented chapel garden and active beehives. Wine
available. The garden is now open once a month during the
day, but these NGS events provide a rare chance to visit
this lovely garden in the early evening.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17830


A WALK AROUND THE BOROUGH - FREE GUIDED WALK
Tuesday 21 June
6.30pm-7.30pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free
Discover hidden stories from an historic part of Southwark
on this local history walk. Join Patricia Dark, from the
Local History Library and Archive, on this gentle stroll
around The Borough to discover some of the stories of local
people, both past and present. Meet at John Harvard Library
before setting out to explore Red Cross Garden, Cross Bones
Graveyard, St George's Churchyard and Mint Street Park. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17932


MULTI-SENSORY QUIZ
Wednesday 22 June
6.30pm at The Goldsmith, 65 Southwark Bridge Road; £5
SE1-based charity Connect (the communications disability
network) presents a multi-sensory quiz to mark Aphasia
Awareness Month. Aphasia is a communication disability
caused by a stroke or head injury. There will be 7 teams of
6 and each person must pay £5 to be in a chance to win the
prizes. All participants will get 10% off drinks and food &
on the night there will also be a raffle. Email
precilialikolo@ukconnect.org or call 020 7367 0840.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17937


BERMONDSEY AND ROTHERHITHE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 22 June
7pm at Dockland Settlements, 400 Salter Road
Meeting for Grange, Riverside, South Bermondsey, Surrey
Docks, Rotherhithe and Livesey wards. With a focus on the
Canada Water Master Plan. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17761


SPANISH ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXCHANGE
Wednesday 22 June
7pm-9pm  at Travelling Through..., 131 Lower Marsh; entrance
free, suggested donation of £3
Eager to practice your language skills? Come along and join
a Spanish/English language exchange, with fun vocabulary
games and relaxed conversation. Everybody welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17933


THURSDAY COOK CLUB
Thursday 23 June
11am-1.30pm  at Oasis Farm Waterloo,  Carlisle Lane; free;
register at http://bit.ly/oasis-cook-club-reg
Oasis Farm Waterloo is starting a free Thursday Cook Club.
This is for adults to share ideas and learn essential
cooking skills. The aim is to improve confidence in the
kitchen, particularly in making healthy meals with fresh
produce. The Cook Club takes place in the new farm kitchen
and at the end of each cook club, everyone has lunch
together. The first five-week season of cook clubs starts on
23 June. Places are limited so apply early.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17929


INDUSTRIOUS WATERLOO GUIDED WALK WITH STEPHEN HUMPHREY
Thursday 23 June
11am-12pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £5; book
at http://se1.info/1PB4THq
Did you know that Waterloo used to be a hive of industry?
Fashion, millinery, printing and much more all flourished
here. Local historian Stephen Humphrey will lead a walk from
St John's to the Cut/Southwark tube, on the history and
development of Industry in the area. Repeated on Saturday 25
June at 2pm. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17939


FREE LUNCHTIME RECITAL
Thursday 23 June
1pm-1.45pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street;
free
Award winning piano duo Gen and Lin will be playing pieces
for four hands by Faure, Pamela Harrison, Mozart and
Poulenc. The recital last approximately 45 minutes. The
audience is welcome to bring their lunch to eat during the
recital and free refreshments are served afterwards with a
chance to meet the performers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17935


ST JOHN'S EVE FESTIVAL, CROSSBONES BARDS AND VIGIL
Thursday 23 June
5pm-8.30pm  at Cross Bones Graveyard,  Redcross Way; free
Guided tour, performances by the Crossbones Bards and a
participatory ceremony for St John's Eve, the traditional
Midsummer festival, held in the Crossbones Garden of
Remembrance on the site of the outcasts' burial ground.
Hosted by John Constable, the 'Bard of Southwark', who first
revealed the secrets of Crossbones in The Southwark
Mysteries, and featuring poems, songs and personal
testimonies by Crossbones Bards and members of the audience.
For your comfort, bring a cushion and dress for the weather.
5pm Garden opens for magical guided tour and impromptu
performances 5.30pm Crossbones Bards perform in the garden
on the site of the burial ground 7pm Vigil and St John's Eve
ceremony at the gates in Redcross Way 23rd June 2016 also
marks the 145th consecutive monthly Vigil held by Friends of
Crossbones, following 12 years of vigils held on the 23rd of
every month to 'honour the outcast dead' and to renew the
shrine at the gates on Redcross Way.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17936


MY LIFE IN HATS
Thursday 23 June
3pm-4.30pm  at St Andrew's Short Street,  Short Street; £5
from http://se1.info/1W7QcSJ
Royal hatmaker Rachel Trevor Morgan will be offering a
fascinating insight into her life and career in a talk
illustrated with some of her beautiful hats. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17950


WATERLOO FESTIVAL GALA CONCERT
Thursday 23 June
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £12 (conc
£8; family £25) from http://se1.info/1sNjJ8W
For the Waterloo Festival's Gala Concert, witness the
vibrant young musicians of St. John's resident orchestra
transform into artisans of the venerable Baroque tradition.
With acclaimed choir Vox Musica, they bring to life
treasures almost 300 years old including Bach's radiant
Magnificat. Southbank Sinfonia: Julian Perkins director /
harpsichord Vox Musica: Michael Berman director Handel:
Overture from Alexander's Feast Rameau: Suite from Les
Boréades Handel: Coronation Anthem: My heart is inditing
Vivaldi: Concerto for violin, two oboes, two flutes and
bassoon Bach: Magnificat
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17951


WATERLOO FESTIVAL LUNCHTIME CONCERT
Friday 24 June
1pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £5 from
http://se1.info/1YBencR
With Ian Sharpe on piano. Programme will include music by
J.S. Bach, Scarlatti, Schubert, Gershwin, Chopin and Ian
Sharpe. Ian Sharpe is a graduate of the Royal Manchester
College of Music. Ian gives piano recitals to raise money
for various charities. Last year, he made a CD to help raise
money for St.Luke's Hospice in Sheffield, and profit from
this concert will go to this year's nominated Waterloo
Festival charities. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17952


LITERARY LONDON: EAST MEETS WEST WITH JENNIFER WALLACE AND
SUSAN SELLERS
Friday 24 June
7pm-8.30pm  at Travelling Through..., 131 Lower Marsh; free;
email contact@travellingthrough.co.uk to book
To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week... Two critically
acclaimed novelists explore the areas of London made
luminous for us by writers from the past. Come take an
imaginary journey through the streets and squares once
walked by the poet John Milton in Cripplegate and Virginia
Woolf in Bloomsbury, with the guidance of Jennifer Wallace,
author of the recently published Digging Up Milton, and
Susan Sellers, author of the New York Times bestseller,
Vanessa & Virginia. Both books will be available for sale
during the event. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17934


WATERLOO'S GOT STYLE!
Friday 24 June
7pm-10.30pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road;
£12/£8. Family ticket £25 from http://se1.info/1Yzw1h3
An evening of music, dance, poetry, jazz, food and drink as
part of the Waterloo Festival. The Gary Crosby Quartet will
end the evening with a performance of John Coltrane's A Love
Supreme which will start at about 10pm Before then,
throughout the evening in different locations in the church
and crypt you will discover other performers. Pianist Walter
Fabeck will accompany a silent film of the 1951 Festival of
Britain. Singer/songwriter Shanon Shah will perform
favourites old and new. Poetry collective Southwark Stanza
will perform Titfer Tat - poetry from under their hats. The
Rye Poets collective will perform pieces from their
collection the tie. Pianist Virginia Thorn will play pieces
both well known and surprising. There will be a prize for
the most stylish costume and most stylish hat. A cold
buffet, alcoholic and soft drinks will be available for
additional purchase. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17944


LAMBETH FIRE STATION OPEN DAY
Saturday 25 June
11am-4pm  at Lambeth Fire Station, 8 Albert Embankment; free
Part of the London Fire Brigade's 150th anniversary
celebrations. Meet your local fire fighters, see exciting
fire and rescue demonstrations plus receive fire safety
advice and enjoy activities galore. Lambeth firefighters
will reveal how they deal with fires and other incidents by
showing off their skills with displays and demonstrations,
including abseiling from the training tower, a rope rescue
demonstration and a fire fighting drill. The crews will be
on hand all day to meet and greet the visitors, answering
questions and giving advice on fire safety. BBQ food on
sale.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17710


STYLES HOUSE ALLOTMENTS OPEN DAY
Saturday 25 June
11am-4pm  at Styles House gardens,  Hatfields; free
Come and visit the communal vegetable gardens at Styles
House at the corner of The Cut and Hatfields. Plants for
sale. Refreshments available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17908


JUMBLE SALE
Saturday 25 June
2pm-4pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; Entrance: 20p
Long field Tenants' and Residents' Association are holding a
jumble sale. All enquiries to Jean Attridge on 07731 543826 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17894


NORTH LAMBETH PARISH FETE
Saturday 25 June
12.30pm-5pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; £4,
Concessions £2.50, Children £1.50, Family Ticket £8.
Held in the gardens of Lambeth Palace. Music, food, stalls,
morris dancers, dog show, tug of war, children's races and
entertainment for all.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17899


INDUSTRIOUS WATERLOO GUIDED WALK
Saturday 25 June
2pm-3pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £5; book
at http://se1.info/1PB4THq
Did you know that Waterloo used to be a hive of industry?
Fashion, millinery, printing and much more all flourished
here. Local historian Stephen Humphrey will lead a walk from
St John's to the Cut/Southwark tube, on the history and
development of Industry in the area. Repeated on Saturday 25
June at 2pm. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17940


BAQOUN PALESTINIAN DANCE WORKSHOP
Saturday 25 June
4pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Come and learn to dance the Palestinian way. The Waterloo
Festival welcomes the Baqoun Palestinian Dance troupe from
Beit Sahour, a small town close to Bethlehem, touring the UK
for the first time. This short workshop will give you a
taste of traditional Palestinian dance re-interpreted for
today. No previous experience required. This free workshop
is a prelude to the ticketed performance in the evening.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17945


BAQOUN PALESTINIAN DANCE PERFORMANCE
Saturday 25 June
7pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £12 (conc £8;
family £25) from http://se1.info/1W7OqRJ
The Waterloo Festival is hosting and supporting as one of
its nominated charities, Baqoun, a performance of
traditional dance from a group of young Palestinian dancers
on tour in the UK for the summer. Tickets include a light
supper.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17946


WATERLOO FESTIVAL EUCHARIST
Sunday 26 June
10.30am at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
TV and radio broadcaster Revd Sally Hitchiner, founder of
Diverse Church and chaplain of Brunel University, is the
guest preacher at this year's Waterloo Festival Eucharist.
The St John's Choir will sing A Little Jazz Mass by Bob
Chilcott. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17942


MAD HATTERS' TEA PARTY
Sunday 26 June
3pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
"No room! No room! Of course there's room," said Alice,
crossly. As part of the Waterloo Festival come and enjoy tea
and cake and ices and jelly and a bouncy castle and games in
the rich tradition of the Mad Hatters' Tea Party. Wear your
best hat but be careful it's not sold. A prize for the best
adult costume and the best child's costume. Time 3.00 pm
Venue St. John's Church Tickets FREE 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17943


CHORAL EVENSONG TO CONCLUDE THE WATERLOO FESTIVAL
Sunday 26 June
5.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
A Festal Choral Evensong from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer
with the choir of St Thomas-on-the Bourne church in Farnham.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17941
 
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Business Development Manager, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Nursery Administrator, Coin Street Community Builders
* Development Officer, Southwark Cathedral

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* RIP Sam King MBE
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/204369
* Waterloo East announcements
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/204306
* Pubs showing Euro 2016 matches?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/204270
* Southwark Banner project
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/204265
* Quietway 14 Cycle route
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/204262

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

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