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[ SE1 Direct ] Issue 913

Tuesday 5 June 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 }

* Southwark marks first year since London Bridge attack
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9628

* Lord Mayor's Show fireworks display likely to be axed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9626

* Council says 'neigh' to demolition of railway stables 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9629

* Cop's bike nicked (while he's investigating cycle theft)
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9630

* Mindfulness in 3D: SE1 Alexander Technique teacher's book
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9627

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{ What's on this week }

BOROUGH NEW MUSIC
Tuesday 5 June
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Series of lunchtime concerts of work by contemporary
composers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19501


THE TRUE COST OF PRISON
Wednesday 6 June
5.30pm-8pm  at LSBU's Keyworth Centre; free; book at
https://se1.info/2JrNqsg
Hear from Rob Preece, Howard League for Penal Reform, on the
true cost of prisons and the reforms that could reduce
re-offending rates, protect the public and improve social
equality. Following this lecture, there will be a short
panel discussion followed by a drinks reception.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19525


WATERLOO FESTIVAL - RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 7 June
6pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Southbank Sinfonia presents the world premiere of composer
Cheryl Frances-Hoad's piano concerto, 'Between the Skies,
the River and the Hills'. Also on the programme: Haydn's
Piano Concerto No. 11 in D Major and Sibelius's 'Suite from
Belshazzar's Feast'. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19526


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 7 June
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street
South Bank Forum meetings are chaired by Kate Hoey MP and
Neil Coyle MP and provide an opportunity for residents to
raise and discuss local issues with ward councillors,
alongside the constituencies' MPs. The agenda includes Art
Night 2018, St John's Waterloo's Bridge at Waterloo project,
The Old Vic's development proposals and an update on
Elizabeth House.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19513


BACH TO BABY
Friday 8 June
10.30am (coffee from 10am) at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey
Street; £12 (kids free)
Acclaimed family concert series for babies and toddlers, and
their adults. Led by local mother and concert pianist
Miaomiao Yu.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19423


WATERLOO FESTIVAL LUNCHTIME CONCERT
PIMLICO ACADEMY STEEL BAND
Friday 8 June
1pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
An exhilarating mash-up of traditional calyso, jazz, soul
and funk from the young performers who aim to 'take steel
bands to different levels'. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19527


WATERLOO FESTIVAL DEBATE
OUR HOUSE: TACKLING LONDON'S HOUSING CRISIS
Friday 8 June
7pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free; register
at www.waterloofestival.com/ourhouse
Acclaimed author Anna Minton joins deputy mayor for housing
James Murray for a panel discussion on London's housing
crisis. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19489


WATERLOO FESTIVAL GUIDED WALK
TRANSFORMING LONDON: COMMUNITY IN ACTION
Saturday 9 June
11am & 1pm; meet on church steps at St John's Waterloo, 73
Waterloo Road; free; book at https://se1.info/coin-st-walk
A guided walk around the Coin Street area led by local
residents Natalie Bell and George Nicholson (George is also
a board member). Find out about the history of the area and
the Coin Street campaign from someone involved in the 1970s
and 80s, hear what it's like to live and work at the Oxo
Tower, and why Bernie Spain Gardens has that name. All this
and more will be revealed on the walk with stops at the roof
garden of the Coin Street neighbourhood centre, Bernie Spain
Gardens, Oxo Tower Wharf, and Rambert studios. The walks are
free and participants will meet people active in the
community along the way. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19522


IN SITU: OPEN STUDIOS
Saturday 9 to Sunday 10 June
11am-6pm at Make Space Studios,  Newnham Terrace; free
Make Space Studios is a thriving and evolving community of
over 80 artists, designers and makers nestled amidst the
ever-changing landscape of Waterloo. During this annually
held weekend of art and performance, visitors will have a
brief opportunity to explore this unique creative space. All
welcome to this free, fun-packed weekend celebrating
creativity.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19408


OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND AT KATH GILLMORE GARDEN
Saturday 9 June
12pm-5pm  at Kath Gillmore Community Garden, Peabody
Blackfriars Road Estate, Peabody Square, Blackfriars Road;
for London-wide ticket prices see www.opensquares.org
Pollinator guides for sale. T-shirt printing, tarot card
reading, crafts from the bees, face and henna hand painting.
Plant sale. Self-guided estate tours. Acoustic music.
Refreshments. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19529


OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND AT DOWNINGS ROADS MOORINGS
Saturday 9 to Sunday 10 June
2pm-5pm at Downings Roads Moorings,  Mill Street; £4 on the
door for this garden only
Garden Barge Square is situated at Tower Bridge Moorings,
Downings Roads, Southwark. These historic moorings date back
200 years or more. Gardens have been created on the decks of
many of the barges to form an 'inside-out' floating garden
square.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19451


A NIGHT AT THE OPERA: CONCERT IN AID OF THE ROBES PROJECT
HOMELESSNESS CHARITY
Saturday 9 June
7.30pm at St Philip's Camberwell,  Avondale Square; free;
retiring collection for Robes Project
Arias and instrumental music from well-known operas will be
performanced by students of Nina Rautio, soloist of the
Royal Opera House, La Scala & the Bolshoi Theatre. Jan
Rautio (piano) Iwona Boesche (violin)
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19519


WATERLOO FESTIVAL EUCHARIST
Sunday 10 June
10.30am at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
Festival Eucharist celebrating the theme of the Waterloo
Festival ('Transforming minds') with guest preacher the
Reverend Prebendary Dr Rose Hudson-Wilkin, chaplain to the
Speaker of the House of Commons. St John's Choir will sing
Ethel Smyth's 'March of the Woman', commemorating the mass
rally in Hyde Park in June 1908. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19528


OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND AT TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE &
MERRICK SQUARE
Sunday 10 June
Trinity Church Square garden will be open to the public from
11 am as part of Open Garden Squares Weekend. Trinity
Newington Residents' Association will run free sessions of
open air yoga in the garden at 10.30am and 12 noon. For
anyone, of any age or experience. Mats will be provided.
Just turn up wearing clothes that you can move freely in.
Merrick Square garden will be open to the public from 11am.
Trinity Newington Residents' Association's Garden Fete will
take place in the garden from 12.30 pm. There will be food
and drink, a variety of craft stalls, music and free
children's entertainments. If you would like to have a
stall, please contact [email protected]
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19521

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Saturday Evening Caretaker, Waterloo Action Centre
* Mon/Wed Evening Caretaker, Waterloo Action Centre
* Front of House Assistant, Science Gallery London
* Receptionist/Health store assistant, Snowsfields Wellness
* Sales and Events Coordinator, Coin St Community Builders
* Head of Property & Facilities, Coin St Community Builders
* Part-Time Mat Cover Admin Assistant, Mitchell Damon Ltd

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 }

* Holly & Lil Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218349
* Old Kent Road - shirt collar factory
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218347
* Iron/Metal Works Recommendations Wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/218334
* 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

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 Befriender,  Link Age Southwark
* Make teas and coffees in a hospital older persons' unit
* Volunteer Stewards for The Great Get Together Bankside

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

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