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[ SE1 Direct ] Issue 911

Monday 21 May 2018                            ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Update to our privacy policy
* 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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{ Update to our privacy policy }

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* 48-storey tower planned for Argos site on Old Kent Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9620

* City to fit sprinklers at Avondale Square towers
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9623

* Seven SE1 buildings win RIBA London awards
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9622

* Old Kent Road Mosque: redevelopment plans published
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9621

* Future of Thomas a Becket in doubt as Rock Island shuts
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9618

* Veteran Car Run to split event into two routes
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9619

* Travis Perkins gives up shop 'due to cycle superhighway'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9617

* Women's & girls' rugby programme at Archbishop's Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9616

* Female-led food biz offered spot at Mercato Metropolitano
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9615

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{ What's on this week }

NATIONAL GARDEN SCHEME OPEN EVENING
Monday 21 May
5.30pm-8pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; £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


BOROUGH NEW MUSIC
Tuesday 22 May
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Series of lunchtime concerts of work by contemporary
composers. This week: works for cello, electric guitar and
piano.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19499


MEET THE AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR DAY
Wednesday 23 May
10am-4pm  at Central Hall, St Thomas' Hospital
Authors and illustrators will be signing copies of their
books in exchange for a donation to the Friends of Guy's and
St Thomas' Hospital. Confirmed participants include David
Barry, Coralie Bickford-Smith, William Boyd, Hugh Fraser,
Brian Murphy, Gary Parsons, Linda Regan, Chris Riddell, Tony
Ross, Brian Sibley, Paul Stewart, David Weeks and Jaz
Zarifian. All proceeds from the event will benefits patients
of both hospitals. Books will be for sale at the event via
Hatchards of Piccadilly.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19480


ROSE COURT: PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT
Thursday 24 & Saturday 26 May
Thu 3.30pm-7.30pm; Sat 10am-2pm at Mercure London Bridge
Hotel, 77/79 Southwark Street
Public exhibition of plans for the proposed office
development at Rose Court (2 Southwark Bridge Road). Members
of the project team will be available to answer any
questions you may have.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19510


URBAN BEE AND HONEY SHOWCASE AT BOROUGH MARKET
Friday 25 May
10am-4pm  at Market Hall, Borough Market; free
Borough Market will be inspiring visitors to support urban
honey bees with a hive to honey showcase as part of the
Chelsea Fringe. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19508


FERIA DE LONDRES - SPANISH FESTIVAL ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 25 to Sunday 27 May
Fri 4pm-9pm; Sat 12 noon-9pm; Sun 12 noon-8pm at Bernie
Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Colourful stalls serving up Spanish tapas, cocktails and
tastings from official sponsors Tio Pepe, Flamenco dancing
shows, interactive workshops and live Spanish music. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19481


UNIQLO TATE LATES
Friday 25 May
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/19368


MARY WILD LECTURE SERIES: WOMEN IN HORROR FILMS: WEEK 2:
IDENTITY
Friday 25 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: The Broken, Black Swan, The Ring.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19496


SHIP SHAPE SATURDAY
Saturday 26 May
11am-1pm; 2pm-5pm at HMS Belfast, Morgans Lane, Tooley
Street; normal admission charges apply; kids go free
All hands on deck! The whole family is invited to help keep
the iconic warship, HMS Belfast, ship shape! Learn what it
takes to preserve IWM's largest object with our expert
conservators and put your learning into practice as you and
your family work through your very own specially-assigned
task. Search for hungry insect pests, restore original
ship's fittings and furniture and care for fabrics with
specialised tools in these drop in sessions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19484


WE WERE THERE: MEET AN EVACUEE
Monday 28 May
11am-1pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
Why were children evacuated in the Second World War? How did
rationing affect daily life? What measures were taken to
protect people in the Blitz? Meet eyewitnesses of conflict
who can answer questions and share their personal stories of
evacuation and life on the home front. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19486

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Receptionist/Health store assistant, Snowsfields Wellness 
* Front of House Assistant, Science Gallery London
* 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 }

* Where is the window cleaner?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218193
* Stevenson & Howell Ltd
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218176
* 4 trees due to be felled in Elliott's Row Pocket Park
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218174
* Box plants - moth/caterpillars
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218163
* Drone above Blackfriars Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218129

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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