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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 891

Monday 18 December 2017                       ISSN 1750-0656

With best wishes for a very Merry Christmas to all our readers. The next edition will be sent on Wednesday 27 December.


* 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 }

* Buy an SE1 2018 calendar before last Christmas post date
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* Dubai firm pays £266m for Blackfriars Road office block
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* Garden Bridge: Boris Johnson compelled to face Assembly
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* Charles and Camilla visit Borough Market and Cathedral
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* Garden Bridge: Hodge repays £2.97 for stationery
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* Tate Modern: extra swings now outside Turbine Hall
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{ What's on this week }

Tuesday 19 December
6pm-8pm  at Lower Marsh; free
Featuring choirs from across London accompanied by a young
brass ensemble and Harvey Brough from Harvey and the
Wallbangers. A vintage open top London bus will provide the
stage for the carols and modern Christmas favourites from
6pm to 7pm. There will also be a Christmas market providing
mulled wine, mice pies, stocking fillers, decorations and
crafts. These activities will continue until 8pm with the
brass ensemble backdrop. This year's repertoire covers
everything from O, Come all ye Faithful to Mariah. Sheet
music for all songs will be distributed ahead of time to
participating choirs to learn the songs before the event.
The words will be handed out to the public at the event too.
The event is free but bring some change for the collection
buckets - any money raised will be donated to the Waterloo
Info & map:

Tuesday 19 December
6.30pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road; free
Join Waterloo Community Theatre for an intergenerational
immersive theatre experience. Funded by a Community Chest
grant linked to the London Eye.
Info & map:

Tuesday 19 to Saturday 30 December
7.30pm (no performance 24-26 Dec) at St John's Waterloo, 73
Waterloo Road; £17 (conc £12) from
The Chimes, starring Matthew Jure and Lucy Benson-Brown and
adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, is presented by
Judith Roberts in partnership with Chapter. The cast of
eight professional actors performs with an ensemble company
drawn from the London homeless community. Written by David
Willis, directed by Judith Roberts. Composer Conor Linehan. 
Info & map:

Thursday 21 December
12.45pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Lunchtime carol singing for all. NB the date was incorrectly
shown in the cathedral's own printed publicity and in the
postal mailing sent to subscribers to the SE1 website
membership scheme.
Info & map:

Thursday 21 December
6pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Traditional pattern of Lessons and Carols in preparation for
the joys of Christmas. No tickets required. Come early to
get a seat. 
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Office Adminstrator - part time, KYNISI
* International Medical Couriers, KYNISI


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk space in Victorian mews 


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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Christmas Day Pubs - which ones are open?
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