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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 837

Monday 21 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 }

* Pre-order your limited edition SE1 wall calendar today
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/calendar2017

* SE1's second tallest tower: Blackfriars Rd plans revealed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9002

* Concern for welfare of teen missing from boarding school
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9001

* Gordon Semple murder: Stefano Brizzi found guilty
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9000

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{ What's on this week }

TWISTS & TRANSFORMATIONS WALK: DICKENS' BOROUGH
Tuesday 22 November
5pm-6.45pm; starts John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free
This walk through the streets of the Borough follows the
'Twists and Transformations' of Dickens's early childhood,
revisiting early Victorian London south of the river. The
walk starts by passing through the site of the Marshalsea
Prison and takes you back up to the Thames near old London
Bridge. A CoolTan Arts event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18315


CANDLELIT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL TOUR
Wednesday 23 November
6.30pm-7.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 10,
book at https://southwarkcandlighttour.eventbrite.co.uk
Come and explore over 900 years of history on this candlelit
tour of Southwark Cathedral. Discover the stories of the
priory of St Mary Overy and the famous London hospital
founded on this site. Learn how the contemporaries of
Shakespeare served the church and worked in the theatre.
Uncover how the industrial age nearly caused the demolition
of London's oldest gothic building. This candlelit tour will
be led by one of Southwark Cathedral's knowledgeable guides
and will last an hour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18359


BOROUGH, BANKSIDE & WALWORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 23 November
7pm at Thurlow Lodge Community Hall, 1 Thurlow Street
Meeting for Cathedrals, Chaucer, East Walworth, Newington
and Faraday wards. The theme is 'business'. The agenda
includes an update on the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
redevelopment.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18191


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 23 November
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors
development in Waterloo. Hear from the developers and help
to shape the community's response to their plans.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17654


MAKE, DO & MEND YOURSELF: LAVENDER DAY
Thursday 24 November
12pm-3pm  at Leake Street Pocket Park, Lower Marsh; free
November session: Lavender Day - bath bombs and Lavender
Bags. Learn about the health benefits of lavender.
Participants can drop-in for half an hour of making and then
take the results away with them. Benefit include working
with natural materials in an open-air environment, learning
a new 'feel good' skill for free, as well as meeting new
people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18055


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM OPEN FORUM
Thursday 24 November
6.30pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street
Meeting for residents in the Bankside area. Agenda includes
an update on the 25 Lavington Street development and
Shakespeare's Globe.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18279


SOUTHWARK'S PUBLIC LIBRARIES: THE BEGINNING
Thursday 24 November
7pm-8pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free; booking advised via http://se1.info/2fRQLz7
Emma Sweeney presents a lively illustrated history of one of
the beacons of our culture: free public libraries. Come
along to hear more about the story of the establishment of
Southwark's libraries. jThe event will take place in the
Southwark Local History Library at the back of the building.
Please be at John Harvard Library for 7pm, as the event
takes place after library opening hours latecomers may not
be admitted. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18289


FOLLOW THE PHOENIX - BLACKFRIARS STORIES
Friday 25 November
Starts 3.30pm from Friars Primary School, Webber Street
After the mechanical elephant in 2014 and Jack Frost in
2015, this year Blackfriars Stories brings you the fire
breathing phoenix bird... Join in the procession at 3.30pm
from Friars Primary School, Webber Street on a quest to find
clues about the historical figures that lived, worked or
walked around the streets of Blackfriars. Meet the Phoenix
at Peabody Estate Blackfriars Road from 4.30pm for festive
refreshments. Then Follow the Phoenix at 5.30pm to Mint
Street Park for a fire finale.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18352


UNIQLO TATE LATES
Friday 25 November
6pm-10pm  at Tate Modern, Bankside; free
A new monthly series of special late night events offering
an opportunity to see the latest exhibitions and displays,
hear music from up-and-coming DJs, watch rarely-seen
artists' films, and join in with interactive events. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18271


DAVID D PERLMUTTER: BOOK SIGNING 
Friday 25 November
6pm-8pm  at Travelling Through..., 131 Lower Marsh; free
Meet the author of Wrong Place Wrong Time who is signing
copies of his book published this autumn. It is the true
story of one local London estate agent who finds himself on
the wrong side of the law, flees to Spain only to find
misfortune and trouble follow him there. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18351


ST ANNE'S CHRISTMAS FAIR
Saturday 26 November
12pm-3pm  at St Anne's Church Hall,  Thorburn Square
There will be a raffle, tombola, arts & crafts, face
painting, various stalls including paintings for sale with
open church.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18287


CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Saturday 26 November
2pm at Queensborough Community Centre,  Scovell Road; free
Cakes, toys, books, raffle, bric-a-brac, tom bola, jams,
pickles and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18363


THE SPIRIT OF THE WAY: THE HISTORIC ROUTE TO SANTIAGO DE
COMPOSTELA
Saturday 26 November
3pm at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street; 5
Hilary Hope Guise delivers the annual Storrs Lecture. A
Confraternity of St James event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18318


ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS FAIR
Sunday 27 November
12.30pm-3.30pm at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral, Lambeth
Road
The cathedral says this year's fair will be "the biggest and
the best ever", with lots of stalls and a raffle with prizes
totaling 1,000.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18281

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Kitchen Porter, The Laughing Gravy
* Community Green Champions Facilitator, BOST
* 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 }

* Stolen Bike
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/208951
* Green parakeets in Borough
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/208898
* Dead cat on New Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/208894
* Albert McKenzie Memorial
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/208820
       
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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