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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 835

Monday 7 November 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 }

* Optical illusion cuts traffic speeds on SE1 street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8983

* City mulls toll regime for Thames bridges to/from SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8982

* Waterloo International: shopping centre plans approved
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8977

* High Street contest: judges tour The Cut & Lower Marsh
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8986

* St Saviour's Dock bridge: repair not ruled out - council
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8984

* Garden Bridge: RHS withdraws from trustee representation
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8976

* MP highlights threat to future of new Elephant pharmacy
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8981

* Council's 5m for LSBU vocational education institute
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8985

* TfL pushes ahead with development next to Cross Bones
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8974

* Shakespeare mural appears in Clink Street tunnel
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8973

* Southbank Centre boss Alan Bishop to retire in 2017
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8980

* South Bank's bust of Nelson Mandela given listed status
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8979

* Coin Street eco-garden to receive funds from Tesco bags 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8978

* Westminster Council to buy SE1 Roman bath house site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8975

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{ What's on this week }

BOOTH'S SURVEY OF CAMBERWELL: LECTURE BY BOB REEVES
Tuesday 8 November
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members 1
Bob Reeves gives a presentation on Charles Booth's survey
from the late 19th century. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society lecture.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18218


NANOWRIMO WRITE-IN
Thursday 10 November
6pm-8pm  at Travelling Through..., 131 Lower Marsh; free
Did you know November is National Novel Writing Month?
Through, thousands of people around the world come together,
challenging themselves to write a 50,000 word novel in 30
days. Travelling Through will be hosting three NaNoWriMo
write-ins over the course of the month, on November 10th,
19th, and 28th. To register your interest for the write-ins,
email contact@travellingthrough.co.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18306


THESE SHOES WERE MADE FOR TALKING
Thursday 10 November
7pm-8.30pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free; booking essential http://se1.info/2fuT75Z
Come along and see some amazing historic footwear from the
Cuming Museum collection: look at 18th century ladies'
shoes, Inuit boots, Queen Victoria's slippers and more. The
event will be split into two parts. First, a study session
with the footwear collection and discussing its history.
This will take place in the local history library section of
John Harvard Library. It will then be followed by
refreshments in the cafe space.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18025


BACH TO BABY
Friday 11 November
10.30am (coffee from 10am) at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey
Street; 10 (children free)
Classical music for babies & toddlers with local mother and
professional musician Miaomiao Yu. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18226


ACT OF REMEMBRANCE AT THE BOROUGH MARKET BELL
Friday 11 November
11am at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
All are welcome to join Borough Market staff, traders and
customers to observe a two-minute silence for Armistice Day
at the market bell in Three Crown Square.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18305


CEREMONY OF REMEMBRANCE AT IWM LONDON
Friday 11 November
11am at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road
Ceremony in the museum's atrium commencing with The Last
Post, played at 11am, followed by a two-minute silence. A
violin recital will take place, played on a violin made from
sycamore and pine trees that grew in the former battlefields
on the Western Front.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18293


SOUTHWARK'S FIRST WORLD WAR: AN ANIMATED HISTORY EVENT
Friday 11 November
6.50pm-8.30pm; starts outside Evans Cycles, London Bridge
and ends at John Harvard Library; free; booking essential
http://bit.ly/2dYV3ar
Producer John Whelan - with local theatre groups People's
Company and Imagine That - will be bringing to life stories,
objects, and archival materials from Southwark in the First
World War. Using actors and performers with an animated walk
along Borough High Street, the poignant events of the war
will be revealed though the eyes of local people of the
time. The stories and histories are based on the collections
of the Cuming Museum and Southwark's archives. In addition,
it will animate the Tate Archive war artists' digital
collection, as part of the Tate Archives and Access Project.
The event will end inside the John Harvard Library, with
refreshments and a chance to see a display of material from
the Cuming and Tate.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18288


LORD MAYOR'S SHOW RIVER PAGEANT
Saturday 12 November
8.45am-9.30am on the River Thames  
A pageant of approximately 25 traditional Thames cutters
will row downstream from Westminster Pier at 8.45am to
arrive at HMS President (Wapping) at 9.30am. The new Lord
Mayor of London - Dr Andrew Parmley - will travel on the
pleasure boat Golden Sunrise.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18239


IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY
Saturday 12 to Sunday 13 November
Sat 2.30pm; Sat & Sun 7.30pm at Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston
Street; 27 (early bird 20; child 10)
Production of Ray Cooney's farce - featuring a dangerous web
of expanding lies and manic cover-ups - in aid of brain
tumour charity Cavernoma Alliance UK.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18283


LORD MAYOR'S SHOW FIREWORKS DISPLAY
Saturday 12 November
5.15pm-5.25pm  on the River Thames; free
A ten-minute fireworks display on the River Thames (between
Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge) to celebrate the
start of Dr Andrew Parmley's year as Lord Mayor of the City
of London.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18240


BOROUGH MARKET CHOIR 5TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT
Saturday 12 November
7pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; 6 (conc
4) from http://se1.info/2eefE6F
Now 50-strong, BMC started out in 2011 with only a handful
of singers, most of them traders in Borough Market, with a
first performance on stage at Shakespeare's Globe. The choir
has since opened up to the public and it now counts among
its members, ranging in age from early 20s to late 60s,
people of 10 different nationalities, from a vast array of
professional backgrounds (including a brewer, a book binder
and a biomechanical engineer. All proceeds from the concert
go to local charities: The Dragon Cafe and Evelina London
Children's Hospital Music Therapy Centre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18280


SOUTHWARK ACT OF REMEMBRANCE IN BOROUGH HIGH STREET
Sunday 13 November
10.45am at Borough War Memorial,  Borough High Street
The official Southwark civic service for Remembrance Sunday
takes place in Borough High Street with the Mayor of
Southwark, local MPs, political leaders and civic
representatives. It will be led by Fr Christopher Pearson,
parish Priest of the Church of the Most Precious Blood, who
will be joined by other clergy of the district.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18295


CEREMONY OF REMEMBRANCE AT IWM LONDON
Sunday 13 November
11am at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road
Ceremony in the museum's atrium commencing with The Last
Post, played at 11am, followed by a two-minute silence. A
violin recital will take place, played on a violin made from
sycamore and pine trees that grew in the former battlefields
on the Western Front.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18294


ACT OF REMEMBRANCE AT SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL
Sunday 13 November
12.30pm at Soviet War Memorial, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth
Park,  Lambeth Road
Wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial to the 27 million
citizens of the former Soviet republics killed in World War
II.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18296


HUMANITY IN THE MIDST OF WAR - PEACE LECTURE
Sunday 13 November
3pm at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
Organised by the Movement for the Abolition of War and
hosted by IWM London, this is a free talk by Vickie Hawkins,
General Director of Medecins Sans Frontieres, on displays of
humanity in the midst of warfare.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18292

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Maintenance Coordinator, Arundel Buildings Housing Co-op

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 }

* Pest control
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/208485
* One Tower Bridge retail - what is coming?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/208477
* Vegetarian Indian restaurant/takeaway
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/208463
* Hottest curry that delivers to SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/208398
       
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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