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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 877

Wednesday 13 September 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 }

* Waterloo Sunset ale now in Waterloo pubs
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9379

* Hillary Clinton to visit South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9378

* LSBU St George's Quarter proposals revealed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9376

* Bread Ahead book promotes authentic baking 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9375

* Park Plaza London Waterloo misses out on Carbuncle Cup
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9374

* Prince Charles to be The Old Vic's bicentenary patron
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9373

* First black police superintendent was a Southwark officer
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9372

* Southwark Council confirms protection for pubs
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9371

* Bishop is St Matthew's at the Elephant parish priest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9370

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{ What's on this week }

GUY'S & ST THOMAS' ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING
Thursday 14 September
6pm-7.30pm refreshments from 5.30pm at Marquee, St Thomas'
Hospital,  Westminster Bridge Road
This is your opportunity to hear about the last year in the
life of Guy's and St Thomas' hospital and community services
ñ and the trust's future plans. This year's meeting takes
place in the marquee in the hospital gardens. Hear from
chairman Sir Hugh Taylor and chief executive Amanda
Pritchard, as well as presentations on the work of the
Evelina London Children's Hospital and the Nightingale
Academy. There will also be an opportunity to put questions
to the trust board.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18872


ST GEORGE'S QUARTER DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Thursday 14 September
5pm-7pm  at Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation, 1
St George's Circus
Last in a series of three public exhibitions to showcase the
proposed redevelopment of LSBU's campus and the new 'St
George's Quarter'. Come and see the plans for yourself and
share your thoughts. The plans for St George's Quarter have
been drawn up by architects WilkinsonEyre and include an
accessible new learning centre, a galleried performing arts
theatre and a creative design centre. Come to one of these
three public exhibitions to view the plans and provide
feedback to LSBU in advance of a planning application being
submitted to Southwark Council.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18982


SERVICE OF THANKSGIVING FOR THE DELIVERANCE OF THE PEOPLES
OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA FROM THE STORMS
Thursday 14 September
7pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
High Commissioner of Antigua and Barbuda invites everyone to
share in this service marking the effects of the hurricanes.
Collection for the Rebuild Barbuda Appeal Fund.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19029


LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY GUIDED TOUR
Friday 15 September
11am at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; free; booking
essential via archives@churchofengland.org or 020 7898 1400
A rare opportunity to see behind the scenes at Lambeth
Palace Library. The tours will include a visit to the
conservation studio and talks from archives and printed
books staff about the history of the library and its
collections. There will also be an opportunity to see the
Great Hall and an exhibition commemorating the 500th
anniversary of the Reformation. Booking essential as places
are limited.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18984


STREET FOOD MARKETS PRESENTS: BITE
Friday 15 September
11am-3pm  at Courage Yard,  Shad Thames
More than 15 street food traders will set up in Courage
Yard, including veggie, vegan and gluten-fee offerings too.
Plus music and outdoor games. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19001


DISCO SOUP
Friday 15 September
3pm-11pm  at Mercato Metropolitano, 42 Newington Causeway;
free; register at http://discosoup.eventbrite.co.uk
A festival of food which sees people come together to
prepare, cook and dine on a fabulous meal of surplus food
that would otherwise be wasted. With culinary direction from
Chef Samuel Hodges (The Brick Kitchen), the event is part of
a long line of Disco Soups taking place worldwide, raising
awareness of the causes and solutions to food waste. The
event will be the biggest Disco Soup London has seen, with
over 1,000 people coming together and taking part in pop-in
cookery sessions using lovable leftovers, workshops, games
for kids (and adults), and great music from Ministry of
Sound in the evening - all for free. Disco dancing and fancy
dress will be encouraged and rewarded.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18973


THE MAYOR OF LAMBETH'S FUNDRAISER FOR OASIS HUB YOUTH
Friday 15 September
6pm-8pm  at Oasis Farm Waterloo,  Carlisle Lane; £20 from
http://lambethmayoroasis.eventbrite.co.uk inc BBQ and music
Oasis Hub Youth has been chosen by the Mayor of Lambeth -
Cllr Marcia Cameron - as one of her charities for her year
as the borough's first citizen. Join the Mayor to celebrate
the end of summer on Waterloo's own farm, a tranquil space
in the middle of the city, with barbecue food (included in
the ticket price), live jazz and a bar, and in doing so
raise money for Oasis Hub Youth - transforming the lives of
young people in Lambeth.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18974


BERMONDSEY STREET FESTIVAL
Saturday 16 September
11am-6pm  at Bermondsey Street,  Bermondsey Street; free
Annual festival in and around Bermondsey Street, now in its
tenth year. Stalls, music, performances, sport and much
more. The event stretches from Leathermarket Gardens in the
west to Tanner Street Park in the east. The SE1 website will
have a stall where we will be selling our 2018 calendar,
celebrating 20 years of the website.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18501


RHS FLOWERS & FLEA 
Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 September
Sat 11am-9pm; Sun 10am-5pm at Flat Iron Square (off
Southwark Street; free
This collaboration between the Royal Horticultural Society
and the regular Flea market promises a mixture of plant
stalls as well as Flea traders with vintage pots, garden
furniture etc. The lineup also features, talks, free and
paid-for workshop as well as live music.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19051


THAMES SAILING BARGE PARADE
Saturday 16 September
12pm-1pm  at River Thames; free
Historic Thames sailing barges will be moored overnight
Friday at West India Dock. The Dock lock gates will open at
9am and the barges get into position. Once in the river they
will sail in convoy upstream to Tower Bridge which will lift
for them at 12 noon. After 45 mins in the Pool of London
they will return to West India Dock.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19046


SING FOR WATER 
Sunday 17 September
1pm-3.15pm  at The Scoop at More London,  More London
Riverside; free
A choir of 400 primary school children led by Richard
Frostick perform songs from around the world on river
themes. Includes a new work composed in response to the
300th anniversary of Handel's Water Music. Followed at
2.15pm by a choral performance by 500 singers from choirs
across the country. Led by Katie Rose and Michael Harper the
concert is to raise money for Water Aid.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19048

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Administrator (Property/Governance), The Walcot Foundation
* Team Leader, Lambeth & Southwark Mencap
* Manager, Wrayburn Community Organisation
* Maintenance Officer, Coin Street Community Builders

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 }

* Desk Space in leafy Victorian Courtyard

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 }

* Snap Fitness
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213823
* New retail unit under Villiers Court, Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213796
* Everyone Active Membership
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213776
* Park Plaza Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213737
* New trees planted in Swan Mead
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213718
* Horse riding
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213703
* Hatfields Roadworks
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213698
* Charity shops
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213673
* Antico closing!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213611
* Ice cream van blocking Tower Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213582
* Bear Gardens Museum - Sam Wanamaker
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/213568

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 }

* Home-Start Southwark volunteers

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

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