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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 836

Monday 14 November 2016                       ISSN 1750-0656


* 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 news & features from the London SE1 website }

* TfL spent 87k on press & radio ads lauding Elephant works
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* Prince William at Old Vic for Standard Theatre Awards
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* Pictures: Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday 2016
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* 'Very dangerous man' jailed after Elephant Road fight
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* Will London Bridge lessons be learnt for Waterloo Station?
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* City quashes idea of tolls to cross Thames bridges
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* The Crown: Guy's Hospital surgical team in Netflix drama
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* Sky News to open studio at News Building, London Bridge
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* Thames zip wire to raise funds for Evelina Hospital
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* 20m plan to light up Thames bridges - ideas on show
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* Fire at newspaper & TV channel offices in Sanctuary Street
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* Wet welcome for Lord Mayor on river 
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* Review: King Lear at The Old Vic
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{ What's on this week }

Wednesday 16 November
2pm-6pm  at Lewisham Southwark College, Southark Campus, The
Find out more about what the college can offer you after you
leave school or wish to retrain. On the day you can talk to
tutors about the wide range of courses and view the new
Southwark Campus, and talk to guidance officers about the
wide range of support on offer at the college. 
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Thursday 17 November
1pm-1.45pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street;
Vocal and piano recital with Kate Fun and Christopher
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Thursday 17 November
4pm at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street
All are welcome at the AGM of this key local charity. The
formal business starts at 5pm. The focus will be on the
achievements of the charity's services and there will be the
chance meet some of the people who have worked with
Blackfriars Settlement over the last year. 
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Thursday 17 & Saturday 19 November
Thu 4pm-8pm; Sat 10am-1pm at G11, Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge
House Street
Black Pearl invites local residents and workers to attend a
public exhibition to view the new proposals for 18
Blackfriars Road. Planning permission was granted for this
site - previously known as 20 Blackfriars Road - for two
tall buildings with residential, office and retail space.
Black Pearl has been working on revised proposals for the
redevelopment of the site. A hotel is now being proposed
along with additional retail, cultural space and a new
public square. See the proposals and give your feedback
before Black Pearl submits its planning application to
Southwark Council.
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Friday 18 November
6.30pm-9pm  at Travelling Through..., 131 Lower Marsh; free
Join Travelling Through... for a sampler of sake and a
fascinating journey in the footsteps of Japan's greatest
poet, Matsuo Basho, with artist and sculptor Isao Miura.
Hailing from the "deep north" himself, Isao will guide
visitors through some of the beautiful charcoal sketches
which began his own journey to "translate" Basho's
masterpiece, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, into visual
images. Learn about Basho's status as the much-loved father
figure of Japanese poetry and also have the chance to travel
with Isao as he moves from two to three dimensional images,
from paper to plaster and bronze. 
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Friday 18 & Sunday 20 November
Fri 7pm; Sun 5pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road;
23 (conc 21, Friday only); On door 27 (25 concessions)
from 020 7652 0070
Midsummer Opera presents two pre-Christmas performamces of
Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera 'Hansel & Gretel',
semi-staged, in German. The soloists, children's chorus and
Symphony Orchestra of Midsummer Opera will be conducted by
MSO's Artistic Director, David Roblou. 
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Maintenance Coordinator, Arundel Buildings Housing Co-op


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Virgin media down again
* Children's Entertainer
* Monkey bars in SE1?
* Clothes alterations
* Lalit hotel
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