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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 872

Monday 7 August 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 }

* New sculpture on the river walk by HMS Belfast
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9355

* Man jailed for sexual assault against five women
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9354

* Proposals for Old Kent Road's Underground station name
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9353

* Lammas observed at Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9352

* Architects call to save Southwark Underground Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9351

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{ What's on this week }

FIGHTING PROUD: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE GAY MEN WHO SERVED
IN TWO WORLD WARS
Tuesday 8 August
7pm-8.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free;
booking essential http://southwarkcathedral.eventbrite.com
In this astonishing new history of wartime Britain,
historian Stephen Bourne unearths the fascinating stories of
the gay men who served in the armed forces and at home, and
brings to light the great unheralded contribution they made
to the war effort. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18951


FAMILY ACTIVITY DAY
Wednesday 9 August
10am-1pm  at London Fire Brigade Pop-up Museum, The
Workshop,  Lambeth High Street; free
Family activity day at the London Fire Brigade's pop-up
museum in Lambeth. Come and make your own mini animation
video, design your own fire-mark or make your own fire
engine greetings card. Ideal for children aged 3 and over.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18954


THE ODDYSSEY - FREE OPEN-AIR THEATRE
Wednesday 9 August to Sunday 3 September
Wed-Sun 6pm-10pm (part 1 6pm; part 2 7.30pm; part 3 9pm) at
The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside; free
Ancient Greece's greatest epic story The Odyssey comes to
London this summer as a three-part open-air theatre
experience played out in The Scoop amphitheatre overlooking
Tower Bridge. A three-hour, three-part story led with
monstrous creatures and battles on and off the high seas,
each part will be a story within itself, and can be enjoyed
individually. Alternatively audiences can experience the
whole of Odysseus' journey across one fantastical evening or
over several visits. And there's no need to book - just turn
up and take a seat! There's room for 1,000 people at every
performance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18813


STAINED GLASS TOUR
Wednesday 9 August
6.15pm-7.15pm (meet in Millennium Courtyard, outside
Refectory) at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £8 from
http://southwarkcathedral.eventbrite.com
A journey through time and colour. Look at some of London's
best examples of 20th Century stained glass and find out
about the techniques used in their production.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18946


WATERLOO ROUNDABOUT & WATERLOO ROAD CONSULTATION EVENT
Thursday 10 August
12pm-5.30pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
See plans by TfL and Lambeth Council to remodel the junction
around the BFI IMAX cinema at Waterloo.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18888


TABLE TOP SALE
Saturday 12 August
2pm-4pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way
A Longfield Estate Tenants' & Residents' Association event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18898


WATERLOO ROUNDABOUT & WATERLOO ROAD CONSULTATION EVENT
Sunday 13 August
10am-3pm  at Palestra, 197 Blackfriars Road
See plans by TfL and Lambeth Council to remodel the junction
around the BFI IMAX cinema at Waterloo.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18889


COMIDA FEST
Saturday 12 to Sunday 13 August
Sat 11am-9pm; Sun 11am-7pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley
Street; free
Latin American street food festival with music, dancing and
activities for children.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18937


FEMINIST LIBRARY SUMMER FAYRE
Saturday 12 August
11am-7pm  at Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Road; £6
(low waged £3)
Workshops, stalls and veggie/vegan food. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18959


MINDFUL DRINKING FESTIVAL
Sunday 13 August
12pm-6pm  at Bermondsey Square Hotel, Bermondsey Square,
Bermondsey Street; free
A celebration of the best alcohol-free drinks available,
with craft beers, wines, lower-sugar sodas, infusions, and
expert mixologists. Club Soda, the mindful drinking
movement, is holding the UK's first ever Mindful Drinking
Festival, run in association with the UK's number one
alcohol free wine brand Eisberg. Relax in the Eisberg
Terrace bar or explore the summer roof garden and enjoy
tutored tastings, flavour pairings, mixology masterclasses,
and secrets from beer experts and wine sommeliers. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18915


SHAKESPEARE WALK
Sunday 13 August
4.30pm-6pm meet in Millennium Courtyard, outside Refectory
at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £10 from
http://southwarkcathedral.eventbrite.com
Meet William Shakespeare in the Church where his brother was
buried and explore the area where he lived and worked.
Tickets can be bought on Eventbrite and are available in the
cathedral shop (020 7367 6710) or on the day (phone to check
that spaces are still available) 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18945

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Better Bankside
* Accounts Assistant / Admin Support, BridgeOne Telecom Ltd
* August kitchen help - Cooking Workshop
* PT PA/office assistant, South of the Border Holdings

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 }

* Swan Street SE1 Studio/Office for rent
* Modern Office Space in Basement in trendy Bermondsey

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 }

* La Dolce Vita - London Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213159
* Pages Walk, Bianca Road Brewery
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213150
 
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 Drivers, Contact the Elderly
* Volunteer Receptionist, Waterloo Action Centre
* Volunteer with dressmaking or tailoring skills, WAC

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

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