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Issue 236 | Monday 9 May 2005

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: Vacancy - junior office administrator
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural events taking place over the next seven
days. For a more comprehensive what's on guide check
out 'in SE1' - our monthly printed publication - see
http://www.inSE1.co.uk for details.

JUBILEE GARDENS COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
Monday 9 May
From 6.30pm at the Chelsfield Room, Royal Festival Hall
(5th floor); free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1010
An evening chaired by Rowan Moore, director of the
Architecture Foundation. Meet the shortlisted design
teams, see their ideas, have your say. Drinks and
buffet.
If you can't make it to tonight's event, you can see
the plans during this week:
Tuesday 10 & Wednesday 11 May:
Royal Festival Hall 10am-6pm
Friday 13 & Saturday 14 May:
Waterloo Millennium Green 10am-6pm
http://www.jubileegardens.org.uk


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Monday 9 May 
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=696
Meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer wards.
Topics to include Borough Spending Plan, the work of
Street Action Team, secondary school provision in
Borough and Bankside, Cleaner Greener Safer and more.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=546


CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS WORKSHOP: CROSS RIVER PARTNERSHIP
Tuesday 10 May 
2pm at Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street; booking
essential
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1007
Cross River Partnership presents a free afternoon
workshop with a number of business support agencies to
provide advice/expertise at a series of themed
workshops, giving support and information. The
workshops are aimed at small to medium sized businesses
in the tourism and hospitality industry. The following
workshops will be offered:
Workshop 1: Customer Care: The benefits of customer
satisfaction, Assisting disabled people, awareness of
customers' different cultures and mechanisms for
customer comments/complaints
Workshop 2: Practical Marketing for Small Businesses:
The Importance of targeted marketing, Gaining new
customers, Increased customer care, Getting more from
current customers
Workshops will start at 2pm and afterwards and will be
repeated so that you have the chance to attend them
both. From 5pm-7pm, early evening drinks will be
provided where there will be an opportunity to network
with other operators and to meet and share ideas with
others in the industry. If you wish to attend please
contact Helen Smith at Cross River Partnership on 020
7926 1132 or email hcsmith@lambeth.gov.uk


THE SOUTH BANK BEFORE 1950: WATERLOO HISTORY GROUP
Tuesday 10 May
2pm at the Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=726 
Introduced by Lou Shepperd.


DALI'S BIRTHDAY: DALI'S SURREAL UNIVERSE
Wednesday 11 May
All day at Dali Universe, County Hall Gallery,
Belvedere Road; normal admission charges apply
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1009
11 May is the birthday of the great Surrealist Salvador
Salvador Dalí. Dalí Universe at County Hall presents a
spectacular performance of modern mime created,
directed and performed by Ricardo Gaete. 'Dalí's
Surreal Universe' is a physical theatre piece about the
life and works of Dalí inspired by the Dalí Universe
exhibition. Ricardo Gaete is the resident Dalí
impressionist at Dalí Universe and can often be seen
delighting audiences on the South Bank and though out
the gallery.
'Dalí's Surreal Universe' is free with a ticket to the
Dalí Universe exhibition
http://www.daliuniverse.com


OLD LONDON BRIDGE
Tuesday 10 May
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at the Community Room,
106 The Cut; £1 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=885
Clive Chambers on the construction of, and everyday
life on, Old London Bridge. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society lecture.


NORTH LAMBETH AREA COMMITTEE
Thursday 12 May
7pm at Kurdish Cultural Centre, Stannary St SE11 (off
Kennington Road, near junction with Kennington Park
Road)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1008
If you live in the Bishop's Ward part of SE1, this
meeting is for you. Tackling crime in North Lambeth.
Police Superintendent Low will attend from Kennignton
Police. Draft community safety action plan for next
year. Befriending Project - Blackfriars Settlement
Project. Progress on the Area Committee's various
projects.
http://www.lambeth.gov.uk


DANCING IN THE AISLES: CEILIDH AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Friday 13 May
7-10pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; £5
(tickets from Cathedral Shop)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=874
The cathedral nave is cleared of chairs for a centenary
party with Ceilidh Band Thingumajig. All welcome. Light
refreshments for sale.
http:///www.southwark.anglican.org/cathedral


FUN DAY AT TADWORTH PRE-SCHOOL
Saturday 14 May
12 noon-4pm at Tadworth Pre-School (corner of
Blackfriars Road and Webber Street); 20p
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1005
Cake stalls, face painting, tombola, raffles and lots
of fun.

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[ Advert: Vacancy - junior office administrator ]

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consultancy based in SE1 is looking for a junior office
administrator to join a friendly and dedicated team.
Ideally suited to a young graduate looking for an
exciting opportunity to get hands on experience in the
PR industry. Enthusiasm, energy and willingness to
learn valued highly. 

Interested? Send you CV to Anna at
anna@localdialogue.com

Good salary with benefits.

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

Remember you don't have to wait till SE1 Direct drops
into your mailbox to get a local news fix. The London
SE1 website offers the latest news throughout the week.

WAR DEAD REMEMBERED AT SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL
The Duke of Kent and the defence secretary Dr John Reid
have led Southwark's VE Day anniversary ceremony at the
Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1558


UPDATED: HUGHES AND HOEY RETURNED TO WESTMINSTER
There were no election surprises in the two
constituencies which cover SE1: Simon Hughes (Lib Dem)
is back in North Southwark and Bermondsey, and Labour's
Kate Hoey is back in Vauxhall.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1557


ALL EYES ON THE SOUTH BANK FOR ITV'S ELECTION
EXTRAVAGANZA
ITV presenters Mark Austin and Katie Derham  hosted a
star-studded party on a boat moored at Waterloo
Millennium Pier on Thursday night as part of the
channel's election coverage.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1556


BUSINESS ISSUES INVISIBLE IN PARTY MANIFESTOS, SAY
BANKSIDE FIRMS
Campaigning in this year's general election has failed
to focus on business issues. Nevertheless, tax,
business rates and local transport and infrastructure
are key election concerns, according to a survey of 120
businesses in Bankside.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1555

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[ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent
discussions at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

- Play Theme
- Where were you on 8th May - VE Day
- Raclette cheese
- Election results
- Good Library
- Simon the Tanner - latest
- Looking for accupuncturist 
- Pub Quiz Fans
- Captain Panic is back!
- Restaurant Old Kent Road
- Frankie Fraser at Waterloo library
- 'Tate Tower' row goes to European Court
- The Fort
- Coronet Cinema
- New building... [Palestra]
- All Hallows Church, Copperfield Street
- Green spaces near Tower Bridge
- South American Elephant and Castle

To read and respond to all these discussions and more,
go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

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the London SE1 Forum - your login details for this
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