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SE1 Direct 679: What's on this week

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 679

Monday 11 November 2013                       ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan Meeting Room
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business forum in association with Better Bankside


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Radical plans for Blackfriars Road cycle route
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* Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court could become a hotel
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* Waves break over Thames Path at Bankside after flood alert
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* Remembrance Sunday in SE1: pictures and audio
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* Lord Mayor's Show begins and ends on the Thames
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* Elizabeth House: judicial review of Eric Pickles' decision
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* Charity auction raises almost 30,000 for SE1 United
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* Southwark Crown Court shut after flood damage
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* Fire at One Tower Bridge building site under investigation
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* Affordable housing provider buys Blackfriars Road scheme
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* London Duck Tours: river ban is costing us 12,500 a day
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* Kintore Way nursery celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted rating
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* Bonfire night blaze on Westminster Bridge
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* Awards for NT's Shed and Southwark Playhouse
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* Sponsored sleep-out for winter night shelter
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* Review: The Scottsboro Boys at Young Vic
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* 91-year-old man missing from home near Old Kent Road
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* Diwali candles cause fire in Rockingham Estate flat
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* Simon Hughes hosts discussion with local businesses
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* South Bank Tower joins Movember campaign
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{ Advert }

Elan Meeting Room is a newly furnished meeting space in SE1
suitable for coaching sessions, interviews, or meetings. It
is conveniently located in Central London near London Bridge
Station, at Royal Oak Yard, just off Bermondsey Street. The
meeting room is light and airy, fits 4 people comfortably,
and can be hired for a half or full day. The dimensions of
the room are 300cm by 400cm.
Whether you are looking for somewhere to host a meeting, or
a one to one, the Elan meeting room offers a variety of
meeting options at a very reasonable price, from only 50.00
for a half day session and from 100.00 for a full day.
Should you require a projector and/or laptop, this can be
arranged at a small additional cost.
Please contact Elan and Co on 020 7403 1500, visit us at or e-mail [email protected]

Get your ad here:
Now taking bookings for 2014

{ What's on this week }

Monday 11 November
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
Building on the 1972 film We Was All One by Director Ken
Ashton, this new and dynamic 2012 film by Downside Fisher
Youth Club explores the social, economic, cultural and
political dynamics of Bermondsey through the eyes of young
people. Watch a 15 min clip of the 1972 film followed by
Downside Fisher Youth Club's film and a discussion.
Membership of the Community Film Club is aimed at those
living in Southwark and Lambeth. To become a member (it's
free) email [email protected] or join at door.
Info & map:

Monday 11 November
11am at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road
On the front steps of IWM London, visitors will be able to
join IWM in a ceremony of remembrance on both Sunday 10 and
Monday 11 November. At 11am, The Last Post will be sounded
by a bugler. This will then be followed by a two-minute
silence, with the ending signalled by a Reveille.
Info & map:

Monday 11 November
11am at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
Staff, traders and Trustees of Borough Market will gather to
observe the national two minute silence for Armistice Day.
The Last Post will be performed and the market bell will be
rung to bring the two minute silence to a close. All members
of the local community are invited to gather in the Middle
Road area of the market. Poppies are available from the
market's information point at 15 Three Crown Square. A poppy
wreath will also be laid in the entrance to 8 Southwark
Street in remembrance of the five men killed whilst on duty
at the wardens' post in Southwark in September 1940: Thomas
William Victor Cheeseman Albert Edward Cheeseman Henry John
Cheeseman Daniel Long Thomas Henry Darvell
Info & map:

Monday 11 November
6pm-9pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 20 from
[email protected] or 020 7593 2281
In preparation for next year's centenary of the start of
World War I, local company Kirker Holidays has invited war
historians Dr Neil Faulkner, Hugh Macdonald-Buchanan and
Peter Parker to talk about several aspects of the war. After
the talks there will be a song recital by tenor Joshua
Ellicott and pianist Simon Lepper, including songs by
Ireland, Finzi, Bridge and Mahler and readings from letters
sent home by Joshua's great uncle Jack who was killed in the
Somme aged 21. A donation will be made to the Royal British
Legion for each ticket sold.
Info & map:

Tuesday 12 November
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members 1
Lecture by Pamela Greenwood, vice-chair of Wandsworth
Historical Society. A Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological
Society event.
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Tuesday 12 November
7.30pm at 1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton Street; 18 (conc 15)
Louisa Stonehill (violin) and Nicholas Burns (piano). An
evening inspired by Leo Tolstoy's powerful novella, 'The
Kreutzer Sonata', exploring the emotive power of music and
the disastrous consequences of its misinterpretation.
Info & map:

Tuesday 12 November
7pm at 1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton Street; 15 including
pre-concert dri
Work by Britten and Shostakovich withpre-concert talk by Dr
Martin Lovett.
Info & map:

Thursday 14 November
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50); reservations
[email protected]
The Knights Templar was a military and religious order that
dominated medieval Europe for nearly two hundred years until
it was suppressed in the early 1300s. The warrior monks then
disappeared from history into myth, their true nature
forgotten and woven into fantasy. But the traces they left
behind on the land can still be seen. Simon Brighton has
visited many of the sites and will be explaining what there
is to be seen, the myths and the facts of the matter. A
South East London Folklore Society event.
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Friday 15 November
1.10pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Anna Bell (flute) and Richard Black (piano) perform works by
Jean-Michel Damase, Ian Clarke, Jindrich Feld and Erwin
Schulhoff. There will be a retiring collection for the
Info & map:

Saturday 16 November
10.30am-4pm  at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; free
A day of debate for Prisons Week 2013 in the cathedral's
Amigo Hall. Opening speaker is Christine Glenn, chief parole
commissioner for Northern Ireland. Workshops and
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Saturday 16 November
12pm at Fashion & Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street; free
with museum ticket
Meet in the Fashion & Textile Museum foyer to join local
historian Stephen Humphrey on a heritage walk around
Bermondsey Street looking at the area's historic links to
the leather and wool trades as well as hat manufacture and
glue production.
Info & map:

Saturday 16 November
1pm at Walworth Methodist Church, 54 Camberwell Road, London
Meeting for Cathedrals, Chaucer, East Walworth, Faraday and
Newington wards. Theme: Older persons' voices: local
services and support for people over 50.
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Saturday 16 November
2pm-4pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; 20p
Setchell Estate Tenants' & Residents' Association. Bargains
galore: bric-a-brac, books, tombola, raffle and
Info & map:

Saturday 16 November
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 12 & 15
(student 10)
Neil Ferris conducts the Wimbledon Choral Society with the
Brandenburg SInfonIa Ensemble and soloists Vanessa Bowers
(soprano), Gareth Treseder (tenor) and Michael Higgens on
the organ. Programme includes The Lamb by John Tavener as
well as works by Vasks, Rheinberger and Chilcott.
Info & map:

Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 November
11am-12.30pm & 2pm-4pm at HMS Belfast, Morgans Lane, Tooley
Street; included in general admission (kids go free)
Discover hidden stories about HMS Belfast and explore the
fascinating lives of the men who lived and worked on board.
Ordinance Officer John Harrison was busy working when an
Arctic wave overwhelmed the ship. Learn about his incredible
story of survival, and hear other stories as you examine
authentic naval objects from IWM's collections, and find out
more about how we conserve them.
Info & map:

Sunday 17 November
Sessions at 10am & 11am at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park
Street; 3 (free to N Southwark & Bermondsey residents)
booking via [email protected] 
Part of the Rose's programme of family friendly morning
events specially linked to Key Stage 2 sections of the
education syllabus. Youngsters will be able to extend their
appreciation of both the rich and poor in Tudor /
Elizabethan times. The sessions will look at many aspects of
food and entertainment, the Elizabethan theatre, local
history and characters of the time. This month, come and
meet Joan Woodward (the wife-to-be of Rose actor Edward
Alleyn). All children must be accompanied by a responsible
adult. Supported by United St Saviour's Charity.
Info & map:

Sunday 17 November
11am-3pm  at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street
Featuring tombola, raffle, nearly new stall, bric-a-brac,
crafts, refreshments, cakes and snacks. All proceeds will go
to the older people's services at Blackfriars Settlement.
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Office Administrator, Vauxhall One
* Nanny share available on Monday and Tuesday


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk space for rent in Pullens Yard
* Desk Space and Office Space - short term and long term


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Telephone/broadband engineer
* Handyman needed to install new toilet seat
* More fire victims in Southwark?
* Stopping club nights on Great Suffolk St
* In house dinner caterering
* Connecting London are brilliant!
* Skip divers' opportunity
* WW2 evacuees from Pearman St
* Blackfriars Road remodelling
* Parking in Leathermarket Street
* Survey about kids activities in Lambeth/Southwark
* Local business and enterprise
* Mice in supermarket
* Barriers in Blackfriars Road
* Helicopter above SE1
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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Event - building business/community relationships


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