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[ SE1 Direct ]    Issue 291      http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Monday 5 June 2006                            ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Advert: The Traditional Acupuncture Centre
* What's on this week
* London Architecture Biennale - book now
* Features from the London SE1 website
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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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. You can also see
that news on a map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/map.php

* Royal reopening for Red Cross Garden
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2194

* Turn Potters Fields into multi-storey car park says Tory
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2193

* 53 arrests on Thames bridges
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2192

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[ Advert: The Traditional Acupuncture Centre ]

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Email acupunctureltd@btconnect.com
Web http://www.acupuncturecentre.org.uk

5 minutes from Waterloo, Waterloo East & Southwark stations

Open 8am-9pm Mondays to Fridays * 9am-6pm Saturdays

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Free consultations to discuss whether treatment could be
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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 comprehensive what's on guide visit
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/ or pick up a copy of
our free monthly printed publication, 'in SE1'.

RECYCLING ROADSHOW 
As part of London Sustainability Weeks Southwark Council is
running a recycling roadshow to raise awareness of the the
available service and hear feedback from current users.
- Monday: ASDA, Old Kent Road 12 noon-4pm
- Tuesday: Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre 12 noon-4pm
- Wednesday: Tesco, Old Kent Road 1.30pm-4.30pm


REPRIEVE BENEFIT EVENING - SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
Monday 5 June
7.30pm at Shakespeare's Globe, New Globe Walk: £25-£45
Map: http://london-se1.co.uk/venuemap/12/shakespeares-globe
Reprieve fights for the lives of people facing the death
penalty. A night of music and comedy.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/181/reprieve


SCARAVELLI YOGA - FREE TASTER CLASS
Wednesday 7 June
7pm at Siobhan Davies Studios, St George's Road; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1131
Taster class open to non-dancers. No booking required.
Opportunity to see new studios.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/98/scaravelli-yoga


MORE MOVIES AT THE SCOOP - OPEN AIR SCREENINGS: BRIEF
ENCOUNTER, CHINATOWN, MOULIN ROUGE
From Wednesday 7 June
Turn up and take a seat by 9.15pm at the Scoop, next to City
Hall; free
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/venuemap/28/the-scoop
Wednesday: BRIEF ENCOUNTER (PG)
http://london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/141/brief-encounter
Thursday: CHINATOWN (15)
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/142/chinatown
Friday:  MOULIN ROUGE (12A)
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/143/moulin-rouge


BETTER BANKSIDE CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY SEMINAR
Thursday 8 June
5.30pm at Lloyds TSB, Red Lion Court, 46-48 Park Street
Good for business, Good for the community: Change your
company culture! All local businesses are invited to a
seminar organised by Better Bankside’s Corporate Social
Responsibility Group in association with Volunteer Centre
Southwark. The event will tell you more about local
opportunities to introduce volunteering into your company
(with speakers from PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Volunteer
Centre Southwark), offer work experience (with speakers from
Southwark Education Business Alliance) and employ local
people (with speakers from Connexions Central London)
It will also offer an opportunity to network with colleagues
in other local businesses over drinks and refreshments.
Contact Giles Semper on gs@betterbankside.co.uk to reserve
your place.
http://www.betterbankside.co.uk


CARNIVAL DE CUBA - COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 June
12 noon-7pm in Bernie Spain Gardens; Upper Ground; free
Map: http://london-se1.co.uk/venuemap/9/bernie-spain-gardens
An authentic Cuban street party on the South Bank
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/7/carnival-de-cuba


SAM'S DAY - SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
Saturday 10 June 
10am-5pm at Shakespeare's Globe, New Globe Walk; free
Map: http://london-se1.co.uk/venuemap/12/shakespeares-globe
Free events to celebrate Sam Wanamaker's birthday
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/246/sams-day


OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND
Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 June
138 gardens across London open their gates to visitors.
Tickets £7.50 on the day or £5 in advance
Participating gardens in SE1:
- Garden Barge Square (Downings Roads Moorings, Mill Street)
- Merrick Square (Sunday only, see below)
- Museum of Garden History
- Red Cross Garden
- Southwark Cathedral
- Waterloo Millennium Green
- West Square SE11 (off St George's Road)
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1139


MAGIC GARDEN FETE - MERRICK SQUARE
Sunday 11 June 
11am-6pm in Merrick Square, Trinity Street; £2
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/venuemap/19/merrick-square
Fun for all the family in this Victorian garden square
http://london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/20/magic-garden-fete


WATERLOO EAST - GUIDED WALK
Sunday 11 June
2.30pm - meet opposite The Old Vic; free
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/venuemap/64/the-old-vic
Lambethians' Society walk led by Alan Piper
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/175/waterloo-east

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[ London Architecture Biennale - book now ]

The London Architecture Biennale runs from 17 to 25 June and
there are lots of events in SE1, including

- a 'sermon' by Renzo Piano in Southwark Cathedral
- a talk by Peter Ackroyd at Tate Modern
- guided walks around Bankside and Bermondsey
- guided bike tours in association with Southwark Cyclists

Book your tickets now via:
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1138

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

Stories about SE1 people and places

* Behind the scenes at St Thomas'
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2199

* Vanessa Feltz launches Coffeehouse Challenge on Bankside
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2198

* New garden for Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2195

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Titus Andronicus at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2197

* This to This at the Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2196

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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/list/1

- Local doctor surgeries
- Greener City
- All Hallows Church, Copperfield Street
- Trouble at the Elephant?
- Soho Gym
- Advertising on Imax
- Poseidon at the IMAX
- Anyone used El Azteca Mexican catering?
- Window cleaning
- Looking for flat share
- Chair/Stair lifts. Legal advice
- Joiner

To read and respond to these discussions and more, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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