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[ SE1 Direct ] Issue 907

Monday 23 April 2018                          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 }

* ITV pays extra £5m in lieu of South Bank affordable homes
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9582

* Stabbing in Ayres Street: police appeal for information
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9586

* Man assaulted at Elephant rail station: police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9585

* SE1 schoolgirls meet PMs of Canada and New Zealand
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9584

* Protests as Bangladeshi PM visits ODI in Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9583

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{ What's on this week }

THE LIFE OF ELIZABETH NEWCOMEN
ARTHUR SMITH, RICK JONES AND JANE JONES
Monday 23 April
2.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
Arthur Smith, Jane Jones and Rick Jones tell the story in
words and music of a Shakespearean feminist Mrs Elizabeth
Newcomen (1605-1675). An annual celebration of Shakespeare's
birthday in words and music. This year, Arthur, Rick and
Jane will focus on the life of a Shakespearean feminist -
Elizabeth Newcomen - who is buried in the Cathedral. A
Victorian tablet commemorates her in the north transept and
Newcomen Street off the Borough reminds us of her school and
benefaction.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19417


THE BALLAD OF ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON - OPEN-AIR PLAY
Monday 23 April
3.30pm Red Cross Garden; 4.15pm Flat Iron Square; free
Two chances to see the Lions part present their short
musical open-air play about St George and the Dragon. Part
of the St George in Southwark Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19398


REAL NAPPY WEEK DEMONSTRATION
Tuesday 24 April
11.15am at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street
To celebrate Real Nappy Week, local parents are invited to
attend live demos to find out about real nappies and how
they can claim their free trial pack worth £50. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19416


BOROUGH NEW MUSIC
Tuesday 24 April
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Windup Penguin Theatre Company present a a family-oriented,
original music-theatre performance, with new music and
theatre from around the world. Suitable for all ages. Part
of the St George in Southwark Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19390


SOUTHWARK LEADERS' HUSTINGS
Tuesday 24 April
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; book
at https://se1.info/2IBlZYS
The hustings will be chaired by Amir Eden, Chair of Bankside
Residents' Forum. The panel will include: 
* Cllr Peter John OBE - The Labour Party 
* Cllr Anood Al-Samerai - Liberal Democrats 
* Cllr Michael Mitchell - The Conservative Party 
* Eleanor Margolies - The Green Party 
Who will lead Southwark after the local elections on 3 May
2018? What will their vision be for Southwark? The first
debate was held in November 2017; watch the video here.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19375


PANEL DISCUSSION: WEALTH AND THE CITY
Tuesday 24 April
6pm-7.30pm  at Lecture Theatre C, London College of
Communication,  Elephant & Castle; free; book at
https://se1.info/2qVDGMv
A panel of artists and academics will discuss wealth,
property, inequality and other issues examined in the
Capital City exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19429


BISHOP'S WARD HUSTINGS
Wednesday 25 April
7pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
Meet the candidates standing for Lambeth Council in Bishop's
ward (covering Waterloo and the South Bank). All candidates
are being invited to speak briefly and then to answer
questions from the floor. Arranged by Waterloo Action Centre
and St John's Waterloo.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19405


MUSEUM SINGERS: SCHUBERT AND ZELENKA
Wednesday 25 April
7.30pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; £10 from
www.ticketsource.co.uk/museumsingers
The Museum Singers presents an intimate concert of
Schubert's 'Mass in G' and Zelenka's 'Miserere', alongside
music by Bach, Mozart and a new arrangement of Dominique Le
Gendre's 2015 work, 'Berwick Sound Estuary'. The choir will
be joined by a string and wind ensemble. The Museum Singers
is an independent chamber choir based at St George's
Cathedral. The choir was founded by staff of Imperial War
Museums.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19418


DRAW AND TOUR:  AN ARCHITECTURE TOUR (INCLUDING WORKSHOP)
Wednesday 25 April
7pm-9pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £15 from
https://drawandtourarchitecture2.eventbrite.co.uk
Explore the cathedral's stained glass history through a 45
minute tour of five stops and a short colour sketching
workshop by artist Suzanne Pink. Then take the opportunity
to do a longer self-led sketch in the quiet of the evening
cathedral. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19419


LIVING WITH THE GODS: 40,000 YEARS OF PEOPLES, OBJECTS AND
BELIEFS
Thursday 26 April
7pm-8.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £13 from
https://livingwiththegods.eventbrite.co.uk 
Talk by Dr Neil MacGregor on his new publication Living with
the Gods: 40,000 Years of Peoples, Objects and Beliefs. The
Dean of Southwark will host an audience Q&A session after
the talk and Dr MacGregor will be signing copies of his book
which will be on sale. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19427


UNIQLO TATE LATES
Friday 27 April
6pm-10pm  at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Experience the gallery after hours with a mix of art, music,
film and workshops. Find emerging and established DJs
selected by NTS Radio, alongside world-class exhibitions,
pop-up talks, playful artistic activations and hands-on
workshops. Or simply enjoy the space, the music, the views
and the delicious food and drink offers. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19367


SPRING PLANT FAIR
Saturday 28 April
10am-6pm  at Garden Museum,  Lambeth Palace Road; £5
The Garden Museum's annual garden fair is the first of the
London season and brings together the best nurseries from
across Britain selling specialist plants and flowers in the
Museum. Whether you have a garden, balcony or allotment
there will be plants and garden ephemera to suit. Take the
opportunity to talk to the experts who are exhibiting, who
will be happy to share their advice and expertise. The fair
will take place in the Museum's Nave space and outside, in
the Christopher Bradley-Hole designed front garden.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19294

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{ Local job vacancies }

- Front of House Team Leader, Science Gallery London 
- Events Academy Project Manager, Better Bankside
- Freelance Kitchen Team Lead, The Dragon Cafe 
- Marketing & Events Coordinator, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
- Volunteering Coordinator, Bankside Open Spaces Trust

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 }

* Marathon road closures
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/217826
* Anyone up for early morning jogging?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/217821
* Webb St stabbing?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/217815
* Elephant & Castle Rail Station (Elephant Road entrance)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/217797
* Nightclub 'creep' -  Elephant & Castle pub
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/217796
* Helicopters over Bankside
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/217790
* Tattooist
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/217729
* Grange Road planning application
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/217698

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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