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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 875

Monday 28 August 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 }

* Drinking water fountains introduced at Borough Market
Read more at:

* Duck Tours to vanish from river after losing slipway
Read more at:


{ What's on this week }

Wednesday 30 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.
Info & map:

Friday 1 September
12pm-3pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; £5
(proceeds to charity)
For the third year running, the Archbishop of Canterbury is
opening the gates of SE1's largest private garden once a
month during the summer. This is the final open day of the
2017 season. Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be available
to purchase, together with plants from the garden, Lambeth
Palace honey and souvenirs. This month's event is in support
of Bermondsey-based charity Bede House. 
Info & map:

Friday 1 September
11am at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; free; booking
essential via [email protected] or  020 7898 1400
A rare opportunity to see behind the scenes at Lambeth
Palace Library. The tours will include a visit to the
conservation studio and talks from archives and printed
books staff about the history of the library and its
collections. There will also be an opportunity to see the
Great Hall and an exhibition commemorating the 500th
anniversary of the Reformation. Booking essential as places
are limited. Part of the Lambeth Heritage Festival.
Info & map:

Saturday 2 September
12pm-9pm  at Park Street and Bank End; free
Now in its second year, the Bankside Summer Festival will be
held on Park Street like last year and will include Bank End
near The Anchor Bankside Pub. The festival will include
delicious food and drink from local businesses, music,
dance, art and theatre. Many local businesses and
organisations have agreed to support the event. The Bankside
Summer Festival is being held to celebrate the things which
make Bankside unique - the diverse residents and workers,
the community organisations, the businesses, the cultural
institutions and the rich history and heritage. Due to the
attack on London Bridge and Borough Market this year's
Bankside Summer Festival will have a greater significance in
uniting and strengthening community spirit especially for
those living in the immediate area of the attack (Stoney
Street, Clink Street, Park Street, Redcross Way and Montague
Info & map:

Saturday 2 September
12 noon till late at Castle Square, Elephant Road; free
Live music, children's activities, cinema and more are part
of the line up for Elephant & Castle's annual festival. This
year's festival is the first to take place in Castle Square
and Elephant Park.
Info & map:

Saturday 2 September
Depart 1.30pm from Castle Square, Elephant Road; £5
contribution; pay on the day
The silent film star Charlie Chaplin was born and raised in
what was once the poorest part of London. On this walk led
by John Constable you will explore Chaplin's childhood
haunts around the Elephant and Walworth Road, including the
church where his parents were married, the sites of the
'South London Palace' and other celebrated music halls from
when this area was a hot-bed of working class culture. Along
the way John will introduce other memorable characters like
Mary Seacole, Marie Lloyd and Austin Osman Spare, and
walkers will be treated to John's performance of the
music-hall classic 'Knocked 'Em In The Old Kent Road'.
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Communications Officer, South Bank Employers' Group
* Business Support Coordinator, Better Bankside
* Freelance stage lighting + audio person, Mental Fight Club 
* Cleaner / morning caretaker, Waterloo Action Centre
* After School Club Team Leader, Oasis Hub Waterloo
* Team Leader, Lambeth & Southwark Mencap


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Office for rent in Waterloo, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Swan Street SE1 Studio/Office for rent


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Manned tills in Tesco BHS
* Car Vandalism
* St Mungos - anti social behaviour
* Stones End Police Station
* Maplin OKR

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:


{ Local volunteering opportunities }

* Volunteer Drivers, Contact the Elderly
* Volunteer Receptionist, Waterloo Action Centre
* Volunteer with dressmaking or tailoring skills
* Home-Start Southwark volunteers



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