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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 859

Monday 15 May 2017                          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
* Local volunteering opportunities

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Southwark won't meet 2018 target for 1,500 council homes
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9210

* Edwardian school and 1990s Peabody flats face demolition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9212

* Two jailed for 'gratuitous' attack on Bermondsey brothers
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9216

* Ufford Street: 275-room hotel planned for ex-college land
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9215

* WIN tickets to HACKSAW RIDGE film screening at IWM
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/promotions/iwm/

* Lewisham Southwark College to join Newcastle-based group
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9214

* FlyLondon £25-a-go zip wire planned for Archbishop's Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9213

* Police warn Waterloo passengers not to give to beggars
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9211

* Video: Elephant Shopping Centre traders address cabinet
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9209

* Wreaths laid at Soviet War Memorial on Victory Day
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9208

* Waterloo's Hampton by Hilton hotel plans extra 40 rooms
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9207

* Council sets up Old Kent Road regeneration team
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9206

* TfL overrules objections to Borough High St bike crossing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9205

* Mayor and Bishop visit St Jude's Primary School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9204

* Electric heater warning after Bath Terrace blaze
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9203

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{ What's on this week }

QUEEN OF HEARTS TEA PARTY - MERGE BANKSIDE @ BOROUGH MARKET
Monday 15 May
4pm at Market Hall, Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street; free
Opera Holland Park will be bringing their magical production
of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, with a special
performance in the Market Hall, as part of MERGE Festival.
Children and families are welcome to come along to the
Market Hall at 4pm to meet the Queen of Hearts at a Mad
Hatter's style party. With a special rendition of Rollin'
and and interactive performance from the show's key
characters this is the perfect opportunity to get up close
and personal with childhood favourites, in a style which
might be new for some. Following this, characters from the
show will be popping up in unusual places around Borough
Market and Bankside, giving people a taster of the full
production which will be taking place in Holland Park this
July.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18765


BERMONDSEY & OLD SOUTHWARK GENERAL ELECTION HUSTINGS
Monday 15 May
7pm-9pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free; book
online at http://se1.info/BOShustings
Who will be the MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark on 9
June? What will their vision be for the constituency? The
hustings will be hosted by Canon Stephen Hance of Southwark
Cathedral with Amir Eden, chair of Bankside Residents'
Forum. If you would like to ask a question please email
ge2017@banksideresidentsforum.org your question with your
full name. The parliamentary candidates from the Labour
Party, Liberal Democrats, Conservative Party, Green Party
and UKIP have all been invited to the hustings. If you can't
attend, the event will be webcast by the SE1 website.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18756


IN LAMBETH'S FURNACE: WILLIAM BLAKE'S SOUTH LONDON
Tuesday 16 May
11am-1pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; £5 (conc
free) from http://se1.info/2r89xdU
Join CoolTan Arts for this Blake inspired guided walk which
concentrates on the artist's time in Lambeth - the furnace
of his creativity - spanning his most creative and
productive period living and working at 13 Hercules Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18769


SLAPSTICK SPORTS DAY
Wednesday 17 May
12.30pm-2pm  at Stoney Street, Borough Market; free
A MERGE Bankside event. A revival of the historic market
sports day, paying homage to legendary patron and local
character, Charlie Chaplin. Teams of four can sign up to
take part in a cabbage holding contest, race with loaves of
bread balanced on their heads or try their hand at the
classic egg and spoon competition. Compered by glamorous
assistants and a Chaplin lookalike on hand, of course.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18767


TIME TO BE LATE
Thursday 18 & Friday 19 May
8.30am-9.30am; 12.30pm-1.30pm; 5.30pm-6.30pm at Blackfriars
Road,  Blackfriars Road; free
Expect the unexpected when walking along Blackfriars Road,
as this interactive piece injects a little fun into the
working day. Drawing on historical characters from the area,
such as silver screen icon Charlie Chaplin and the inventor
of the computer Charles Babbage, prepare to be entertained -
there's even a silent disco opposite Southwark station.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18768


PRESENTING: YOUNG POETS
Thursday 18 May
6pm-7.30pm  at Hub Coffee House, Oasis Centre, 1 Kennington
Road; free
An evening celebrating Young Poets in our community,
presented by Harry Baker. Harry is a local poet, and his
performances take him all around the UK and internationally,
with a unique blend of huge talent in both poetry and
mathematics. He holds the titles for World Poetry Slam
Champion. 2010 London Slam Champion, 2011 UK and European
Slam Champion and 2012 World Slam Champion. If you'd like to
get involved or perform in the evening, please contact
felicity.maries@oasiswaterloo.org or visit
facebook.com/oasiswaterloo 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18746


GHOSTSIGNS OF BANKSIDE AND BEYOND
Thursday 18 May
7pm-9pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £7 from
http://se1.info/2n8Urm9
An illustrated talk by Sam Roberts on the fading remains of
advertising painted on walls in Bankside and elsewhere in
the capital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18610


BACH TO BABY
Friday 19 May
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/18425


LOVETT AT THE CLINK
Friday 19 May
6pm-8pm  at Clink Prison Museum, 1 Clink Street; £3 from
http://se1.info/2qY5r5f
The Clink Prison Museum and Cuming Museum join together to
present the life, works and objects of Edward Lovett,
collector of superstitions both weird and wonderful. The
evening includes discussion, real artefacts from the Cuming
Museum's Lovett collection, song and poetry. All in the
atmospheric setting of the Clink. Booking is essential as
places are limited to 20. Over 16s only. A Museums at Night
event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18759



VIVALDI'S FOUR SEASONS BY CANDLELIGHT
Saturday 20 May
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £19 from
www.ticketsource.co.uk/classical
London Concertante present works by Vivaldi, Bach and
Tchaikovsky.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18697


FITATHON IN AID OF ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY
Sunday 21 May
10am-12pm  at Rambert,  Upper Ground; £20
Fun, back to back fitness to dip in and out or complete the
whole 2 hour challenge in aid of the Alzheimer's Society.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18766


NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME OPEN DAY
Sunday 21 May
2pm-5pm  at Garden Barge Square, Downings Roads Moorings,
Mill Street; £4 (children free)
An opportunity to visit the series of seven floating barge
gardens connected by walkways and bridges. Gardens have an
eclectic range of plants for year-round seasonal interest.
Marine environment: suitable shoes and care needed. Small
children must be closely supervised. Tea & cakes available. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18609


BERMONDSEY & OLD SOUTHWARK GENERAL ELECTION HUSTINGS
Sunday 21 May
7pm-9pm at St Mary Newington, Kennington Park Road SE11;
tickets from http://se1.info/BOShustings21may
Kennington Park Road Residents Association and Neighbourhood
Watch have invited Bermondsey and Old Southwark
parliamentary candidates to take part in all party hustings
hosted by Rev Dr Giles Fraser. The hustings will be chaired
by Evan Davis (local resident, economist, journalist and BBC
Newsnight presenter).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18763


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{ Local job vacancies }

* Key-Holder / Office Administrator, Draper Hall
* Community Engagement Manager, Science Gallery London

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 }

* Modern Office Space in Basement in trendy Bermondsey
* Rent an office where you can have a sign outside

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 }

* Proposed 275 bed Hotel in Ufford Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211736
* Card skimming SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211731
* Doggy Day Care / Pet Sitter ?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211695
* Hungerford Bridge Pocket Park
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211694
* Bob Hoskins takes a walk along the Thames, lamenting...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211657
* Cafe Pronto, Blackfriars Road - change of hands?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211627
* Save Roupell Street Campaign
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211622
 
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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{ Local volunteering opportunities }

* Volunteer to assist in teaching dressmaking, tailoring 
and clothing alterations
* Beautiful Balin garden volunteer

See http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/volunteering/

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