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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 871

Monday 31 July 2017                           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 volunteering opportunities


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Shortwave Cinema becomes Kino Bermondsey
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* Everyman confirms plans for cinema at ex Vinopolis site
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* TfL to seek sponsor for Bricklayers Arms roundabout
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* BOST takes over Waterloo's Living Space
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* Nautical School turns playground into pop-up car park
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* Southwark's Housing Heroes honoured by council
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* Deputy Mayor unveils new-look St Mary's Churchyard
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{ What's on this week }

Monday 31 July
7pm at The Vaults, Leake Street; free; tickets from
Experience the history of the women who built Waterloo
Bridge told through a digital dance performance. This
digital dance performance involves 16 coders and 3 dancers
on stage changing the choreography in real time using
movement sensors, sound and light. Choreography is by Pell
Ensemble, digital development is led by Su Adams of U Can
Too and the sound score was developed by Angus MacRae.
'Bridge: Remix' is part of The Bridge at Waterloo's outreach
Info & map:

Monday 31 July
7pm at Starr Cinema, Tate Modern,  Bankside; free to members
Join artist Jessica Voorsanger for the last of a trio of
Community Film Club screenings that focus on the lives of
artists and collectors. Join us and artist Jessica
Voorsanger for the third of a trio of film screenings that
focus on the lives of artists and collectors. This month:
the portrait of a woman with a colourful personality and
personal history who maintained her vision to build one of
the most important collections of modern art. Membership of
the Community Film Club is open to those living in Southwark
and Lambeth. To join (it's free), email
[email protected] or call 020 7401 5176. 
Info & map:

Wednesday 2 August
10am-1pm  at London Fire Brigade Pop-up Museum, The
Workshop,  Lambeth High Street; free
Family activity day at the London Fire Brigade's pop-up
museum in Lambeth. Come and make your own mini animation
video, design your own fire-mark or make your own fire
engine greetings card. Ideal for children aged 3 and over.
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Wednesday 2 August
6.30pm-8pm meet in Millennium Courtyard, outside Refectory
at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £10 from
Meet William Shakespeare in the Church where his brother was
buried and explore the area where he lived and worked.
Tickets can be bought on Eventbrite and are available in the
cathedral shop (020 7367 6710) or on the day (phone to check
that spaces are still available) 
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Thursday 3 August
4pm-7pm  at The Hive, 1 Melior Place
Team London Bridge has appointed Sherry Dobbin to devise a
new cultural strategy and identity for the London Bridge
area. Team London Bridge is inviting everyone interested in
London Bridge's cultural reawakening to drop by The Hive.
Come and meet Team London Bridge, your neighbours and Sherry
Dobbin to contribute your fantasies (or fears) for existing
and new cultural offerings in the area. 
Info & map:

Thursday 3 August
6pm-8pm  at Old Paradise Yard, 20 Carlisle Lane; free
Old Paradise Yard will be opening its doors and inviting
visitors to catch a behind the scenes glimpse of their
eclectic range of artistic makers, artists and creators at
their Lambeth studios. Visitors can expect to enjoy musical
performance, interactive art installations, food, drinks and
Info & map:

Friday 4 August
12pm-3pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; £5
(proceeds to charity)
Lambeth Palace is the London home and office of the
Archbishop of Canterbury. It's high summer: the Plumbago,
Morning Glory and Oleander are splendid; the espaliered
pears are abundant and the 500-year-old fig tree is full of
fruit. Entry is £5 for adults for the benefit of a local
charity, which this month is the Children's Air Ambulance.
BBQ and other refreshments will be available. There is no
need to book. The Great Hall is also open, and Friends of
Lambeth Palace Library are admitted free, as are children.
Friendly dogs on leads are very welcome.
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Saturday 5 August
11am-1.30pm & 3pm-5pm at National Theatre,  South Bank; free
The City Hall-backed London Curriculum is a fun way of
teaching young people about the City, using London itself as
a classroom. Hundreds of schools have used the learning
resources, and now a new series of trails has been produced
for parents and carers to use too. Come along to the
National Theatre and meet the London Curriculum team. It's a
chance to find out more about the London Curriculum,
discover the trails (including one covering the South Bank)
and join in free family workshops. 
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{ Local job vacancies }

* After school club supervisor, Oasis Hub Waterloo
* Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Better Bankside
* Accounts Assistant / Admin Support, BridgeOne Telecom Ltd
* August kitchen help - Cooking Workshop


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Coworking at The Bridge
* Modern Office Space in Basement in trendy Bermondsey


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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* ABBA restaurant- Stamford Street
* Quarter of new homes in Southwark are sold overseas
* Scaffolding above Elephant and Castle pub
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{ Local volunteering opportunities }

* Volunteer Drivers, Contact the Elderly
* Volunteer Receptionist, Waterloo Action Centre
* Volunteer with dressmaking or tailoring skills, WAC



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