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[ SE1 Direct ] Issue 912

Wednesday 30 May 2018                           ISSN
1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* 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

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Man headbutted on Tower Bridge: police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9625

* Silex Street: 6-year-old girl hit by van
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9624

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{ What's on this week }

WE WERE THERE: MEET VETERANS AND EYEWITNESSES
Wednesday 30 May
11am-3pm  at HMS Belfast, Morgans Lane, Tooley Street;
normal admission charges apply; kids go free
Meet veterans and eyewitnesses at HMS Belfast this half term
and hear about what daily life was like during wartime.
IWM's extraordinary sites will be brought to life in new
ways, as families ask questions of and discover the personal
stories of those who experienced conflict. 2018 marks 80
years since the launch of HMS Belfast in 1938. Visit the
ship in her anniversary year to discover stories from the
Arctic convoys, D-Day, the Cold War, the Korean War and
beyond. Visitors can journey through the ship's nine decks
and uncover her fascinating history, climbing ladders and
ducking through hatches.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19485


THE COLLECTIONS OF THE CUMINGS: THE WORLD IN WALWORTH
Thursday 31 May
7pm-8.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free;
book at https://cumingscollection.eventbrite.co.uk
Over 200 years ago Richard Cuming officially started his
collection by purchasing items from the sale of the Leverian
museum near Blackfriars Bridge. This started an obsession to
create a miniature British Museum in Walworth which passed
from father to son. Find out more about this family and the
collections in this talk by Judy Aitken, curator. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19425


WE WERE THERE: MEET AN EVACUEE
Thursday 31 May
11am-1pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
Why were children evacuated in the Second World War? How did
rationing affect daily life? What measures were taken to
protect people in the Blitz? Meet eyewitnesses of conflict
who can answer questions and share their personal stories of
evacuation and life on the home front. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19487


LONDON HISTORY DAY
Thursday 31 May
10am-3pm last entry 2.30pm at London Fire Brigade Pop-up
Museum, The Workshop,  Lambeth High Street; free; book at
https://se1.info/2rF8noC 
London Fire Brigade pop-up museum is hosting a one day
special event as part of London History Day for visitors of
all ages to come and explore its history. Visitors of all
ages will be able to watch live storytelling performances on
the Great Fire of London, take part in cardboard craft
activities to build a scale model of London in 1666 and
dress up in historic and current LFB uniforms as well as get
the chance to be papped with the Great Fire of London green
screen. Firefighters will also be on hand to provide the
latest fire safety advice and showing how hard London Fire
Brigade works to stop the Great Fire of London from
happening again.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19492


LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN OPEN DAY
Friday 1 June
12pm-3pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; £5
(children free)
The Archbishop of Canterbury's garden is open to the public
once a month between April and September. The admission fee
is donated to a different charity each month. Friendly dogs
welcome. Refreshments and entertainment available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19446


MARY WILD LECTURE SERIES: WOMEN IN HORROR FILMS: WEEK 3:
DEMONS
Friday 1 June
7pm at Draper Hall,  Hampton Street; £10 at the door or
(+fee) at https://womenhorror.eventbrite.co.uk
Through psychological interpretations, Mary Wild will
analyse representations of women in horror films, in which
female bodies appear paradoxically fragmented, decayed and
impure, as well as wholesome, nurturing and attractive. This
week: Possession, The Entity, Paranormal Activity.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19497


PROVISIONS - MARKET AT COURAGE YARD
Saturday 2 June
10am-4pm  at Courage Yard,  Shad Thames
Market offering seasonal fruit and veg, freshly baked bread,
cakes and biscuits, raw honey, delicious cheeses, deli
goods, locally-roasted coffee, condiments, sauces and
seasonings, craft spirits, olives, spreads and marmalade,
ice cream, oysters and more. Provisions will be championing
local, independent traders, producers, farmers and makers in
order to showcase the very best of what London has to offer
and bring it to your kitchens. As a nod to the history of an
area previously known as London's Larder, Provisions will
also be a part of this year's London Festival of
Architecture which takes place across London during the
month of June. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19394


BRIDGING IDENTITIES: SHAD THAMES REINVENTED
Saturday 2 June
10.30am-12.30pm  at Browns, Tea Trade Wharf, Shad Thames;
free
10.30am Meet at Browns (Private Dining Room), Butler's Wharf
Riverside Join STAMP for refreshments and hear from
different speakers about the past, present and future
identity of the area. At 11.30am leave from Browns for a
short guided walk around Shad Thames, taking in historical
buildings as well as current and future developments.
12.30pm Visit to Anise Gallery to see Scents of Shad Thames
exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19474


LONDON BRIDGE SERVICE OF COMMEMORATION
Sunday 3 June
3pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; Tickets
https://junecommemorationservice.eventbrite.co.uk
Southwark Cathedral will be marking the first anniversary of
the attack on London Bridge and the Borough Market
throughout the day on Sunday 3 June. Visitors are welcome to
come to the 11am Eucharist or simply to come in to light a
candle. The principal event will be a Service of
Commemoration at 3pm. This will provide an opportunity for
the families and friends of those who died, the survivors
and first responders to come together and to remember. The
service will also recognise all that has happened in the
community since the attack. During the service four new
corbels will be blessed one of which depicts PC Wayne
Marques, one of the first responders who was injured in the
attack. At the end of the service the Bishop of Southwark,
the Rt Revd Christopher Chessun will bless an olive tree as
a permanent memorial to those who died. This will be planted
using compost made from flowers left on London Bridge after
the attack. A limited number of tickets for the service are
available at:
https://junecommemorationservice.eventbrite.co.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19514


LONDON BRIDGE MINUTE'S SILENCE
Sunday 3 June
4.30pm at London Bridge
4.10pm - A procession from Southwark Cathedral to Southwark
Needle, the monument at the corner of London Bridge and Duke
Street Hill. 4.30pm - A national minute's silence and
speeches, followed by the laying of flowers 5pm - Close The
flowers laid at London Bridge will be left in situ for
several days allowing local workers and passers-by to also
pay their respects in the days following the anniversary.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19515

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Early Years Manager, Coin Street Community Builders
* Saturday Evening Caretaker, Waterloo Action Centre
* Monday/Wednesday Evening Caretaker, Waterloo Action Ctre
* Head of Property & Facilities, Coin Street
* Receptionist/Health store assistant, Snowsfields Wellness 
* Front of House Assistant, Science Gallery London
* Children's Playworkers (temporary), Southwark Cathedral

See http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs

Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/add-a-job

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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/classifieds/offices/post-advert

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Clothing Alterations Recommendations?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218311
* Dog barking - what to do about it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218307
* Car Break In
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218296
* Hall For Hire
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218291
* Alarm/siren during early hours
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218277
* Rossi's burgers, Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218221
* More London Rill
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218218
* Blackfriars hotel planning permission
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218202

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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{ Local volunteering opportunities }

* Volunteer Stewards for The Great Get Together Bankside
* Befriender for Older People, Blackfriars Settlement

See http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/volunteering

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