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[ SE1 Direct ] Issue 910

Monday 14 May 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
* Local volunteering opportunities

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Plans for South Bank ABBA-themed venue meet their Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9613

* Southwark Playhouse to run venues at E&C and London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9607

* Prince William at London Bridge to open rebuilt station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9605

* Designers sought for Tooley St public realm competition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9609

* Bernie Spain Gardens: design chosen for South Bank park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9611

* St Thomas' Hospital: 150 years since start of construction
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9608

* Video: Old Vic celebrates bicentenary with procession
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9614

* Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp named as Africa Centre director
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9612

* Man stabbed with bottle in Waterloo's Leake Street tunnel
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9604

* Obituary: David Edwards, former Provost of Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9610

* Review: Mood Music at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9606

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{ What's on this week }

WATERLOO ACTION CENTRE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Monday 14 May
4.30pm-5.45pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
All users of Waterloo Action Centre and others interested
are invited to WAC's AGM.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19464


TOM DALEY OPENS MARLBOROUGH SPORTS GARDEN IN UNION STREET
Wednesday 16 May
3.30pm-7.30pm  at Marlborough Sports Garden, 27 Union
Street; free
Join Bankside Open Spaces Trust for the launch of the
Marlborough Sports Garden when local Olympian Tom Daley will
perform the official opening at 5pm. In addition to seeing
the new facilities in action, (netball, football, tennis and
beach volley ball), take part in the Wacky Races which will
consist of egg and spoon; space hopper race, snorkelling
race and the wheelbarrow race (using real wheelbarrows).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19494


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM MEETING
Thursday 17 May
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great
Guildford Street
Agenda include an update on the Blackfriars Stories arts
project, news about the refurbishment of the White Hart pub
in Great Suffolk Street plus a discussion on the Ludgate
House and Sampson House development next to Blackfriars
Bridge.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19488


WESTMONT COLLEGE ORCHESTRA: THE THREE RHAPSODIES
Friday 18 May
1pm-1.50pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
A Californian undergraduate orchestra performs an
easy-listening concert of light classical, jazz, modern and
contemporary music.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19468


MARY WILD LECTURE SERIES: WOMEN IN HORROR FILMS
WEEK 1: ADOLESCENCE
Friday 18 May
7pm at Draper Hall,  Hampton Street; £10 at the door or
(+fee) at https://womenhorror.eventbrite.co.uk
Through psychological interpretations, Mary Wild will
analyse representations of women in horror films, in which
female bodies appear paradoxically fragmented, decayed and
impure, as well as wholesome, nurturing and attractive. This
week: Carrie, The Exoricist, Teeth
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19495


FREE ADVICE MEETING FOR EUROPEAN NATIONALS & FAMILY 
MEMBERS WORRIED ABOUT THEIR RIGHTS AFTER BREXIT
Saturday 19 May
1pm-4pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road; free;
book at https://bit.ly/2J5y6ha
With the support of Waterloo Action Centre, Lower
Marsh-based Wesley Gryk Solicitors are providing a free
general introduction to what your rights as a European
national are and how best to exercise them.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19490


URBAN TREE TALK
Saturday 19 May
5.30pm-7.30pm  at Waterloo Creative Studio, Old Paradise
Yard, 20 Carlisle Lane; free/donations; book at
https://urban_tree_talk.eventbrite.co.uk
Urban Tree Talk is an opportunity for people who have
supported the Festival, as well as those working in
encouraging, planting and in urban tree husbandry, to come
together and share their enthusiasms. A "show and tell" of
their experience, knowledge and stories and their
aspirations about urban trees. The Urban Tree Festival
wouldn't have happened without the tremendous support from
more than 70 crowd funding contributors, and generous match
funding from Trees for Cities. The organisers would like to
thank those contributors as well as seeking their support in
making Urban Tree Festivals happen again in future years. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19475


ORCHARD TO ORCHARD: A TOUR OF 3 HOUSING ESTATE URBAN
ORCHARDS
Sunday 20 May
11am-1pm  at Peabody Blackfriars Road Estate, Peabody
Square, Blackfriars Road; £10; book at
https://bit.ly/2rmGsJR
A walk led by local SE1 resident Carole Wright, a community
gardener and orchardist who manages the the three urban
orchards which are nestled in biodiversity rich housing
land. Discover award winning estate gardens, green roofs,
listed buildings and social history. Come and hear first
hand the experience of creating green infrastructure
projects with housing estate residents and the positive
impact on their lives. Part of the Urban Tree Festival. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19476


VISUALISATION, MINDFULNESS AND MOVEMENT WALKSHOP
Sunday 20 May
11.15am-12.45pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; £10
from https://utf_visualisation_mindfulness.eventbrite.co.uk
Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival. Yoga and
mindfulness teacher Mel Sutton will lead a walkshop on
Visualisation, Mindfulness and Movement. Explore gentle yoga
breath and movement, visualisation and ways to focus the
mind in different ways. This event will give you a toolbox
of mindful techniques as you develop your own practice.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19477


NATIONAL GARDEN SCHEME OPEN DAY - SE1'S FLOATING GARDENS
Sunday 20 May
2pm-5pm  at Downings Roads Moorings,  Mill Street; £4 on the
door
Garden Barge Square is situated at Tower Bridge Moorings,
Downings Roads, Southwark. These historic moorings date back
200 years or more. Gardens have been created on the decks of
many of the barges to form an 'inside-out' floating garden
square. Teas will be served on one of the barges. In support
of the RNLI.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19450


TREE OR FALSE? A TREE-SURE HUNT
Sunday 20 May
2pm-3.30pm  at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,  Lambeth
Road; £10; book at
https://utf_tree_or_false.eventbrite.co.uk
Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival. Reckon you know
the facts from the fibs about trees & nature? This is a fun
and interactive walkshop which will follow GMH Park's Ice
Age Tree Trail to bolster your knowledge of interesting tree
facts with a unique spin on "true or false". All
participants will be provided with a unique make-your-own
identification guide and learning journal which will be used
throughout the event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19478


ANDREW LOGAN'S JEWELLERY PARADE
Sunday 20 May
3pm-4.30pm meet by La Bodeguita at Elephant & Castle
Shopping Centre,  Elephant and Castle; free
In advance of Salon 63 - an arts project taking place in
September in hair and beauty salons along the 63 bus route -
20 volunteer performers will parade around the
soon-to-be-demolished shopping centre and the nearby St
Mary's Churchyard. The performance's main intention is to
spread Andrew Logan's philosophy of joy and celebration of
life. The parade will be accompanied by Brazilian
London-based musician Xavier Osmir and his Banda Batuke
playing Batucada Samba to celebrate the surrounding Latin
American community.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19472


LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY GREAT HALL AND ICBS 200TH ANNIVERSARY
EXHIBITION
Monday 21 May
10.30am at Lambeth Palace; free; book at
https://icbs200anniversarytours.eventbrite.co.uk
Lambeth Palace Library is opening its doors to give visitors
a chance to view the Great Hall and the ICBS 200th
anniversary exhibition. This exhibition celebrates the 200th
anniversary of the Incorporated Church Building Society. The
society was founded to provide funds for the building and
enlargement of Anglican churches throughout England and
Wales throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Its
archive, held in Lambeth Palace Library, provides a rich
source of church plans and other architectural images. It
also provides information on the careers of many famous
architects. Places are limited to a maximum of 20 per tour.
The visit is free but tickets must be booked. Entry via the
main gate of Lambeth Palace.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19469


LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN - NATIONAL GARDEN SCHEME OPEN EVENING
Monday 21 May
5.30pm-8pm  at Lambeth Palace; £5 (children free)
Lambeth Palace has one of the oldest and largest private
gardens in London. It has been occupied by Archbishops of
Canterbury since 1197. Formal courtyard boasts historic
White Marseilles fig planted in 1556. Parkland style garden
features mature trees, woodland and native planting, orchard
and pond. There is a formal rose terrace, summer gravel
border, scented chapel garden and active beehives. Wine will
be available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19462

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Front of House Assistant, Science Gallery London
* Marketing/Events Coordinator, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Volunteering Coordinator, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Bar/wait team members, The Bridge Lounge
* Children's Playworkers (temporary), Southwark Cathedral

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 }

* Thomas Pink shirt shop shut
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218088
* Decorating
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218064
* The former Raven at the Tower pub in Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218021

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 }

* Befriender for Older People, Blackfriars Settlement

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

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