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SE1 Direct 305: Bankside Info Day, Thames Festival, Open
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 305

About this email newsletter: http://www.SE1direct.co.uk
Daily local news & features: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

Monday 11 September 2006                      ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: The Traditional Acupuncture Centre
* What's on this week
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Free Employment Law and Health & Safety seminar

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[ Local news & features 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
the news on a map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/map.php

* Dr Ola not welcome in Labour says Southwark leader
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2316

* Controversial former Chaucer councillor rejoins Labour
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2313

* Archbishop of Canterbury visits Southwark Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2315

* Angela Boggiano's pie and champagne book launch
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2314

* More Heygate replacement housing revealed
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2312

* Southwark Street artwork unveiled
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2311

* Kevin Spacey delivers hospital arts lecture
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2310

* Tower Tandoori up for national curry award
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2309

* Road chaos after Southwark Street collision
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2307

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[ What's on this week ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural eveqnts 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'.

GOODBYE CHARLIE BRIGHT: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 11 September
7pm refreshments from 6.30pm at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
(Drama,  2001, Director:  Nick Love, cert 18)  Goodbye
Charlie Bright is a fairytale about the friendship between
two teenage boys from a South London council estate. In the
middle of a long hot summer, the close yet volatile
relationship between Charlie and Justin reaches breaking
point and ultimately changes forever. To join the Community
Film Club (it's for people who live or work in SE1 and it's
free) email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/416


GUY'S & ST THOMAS' ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING
Tuesday 12 September
6pm (refreshments from 5.30pm) at St Thomas' Hospital
A review of the Trust's work over the last year and further
details about its plans for 2006/07. Guests will also be
able to hear presentations on the Trust's pioneering work in
genetics, the growing UK obesity problem and Guy's and St
Thomas' Charity. There will be a showing of a film all about
BBC1's City Hospital programme.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/707


EVERYTHING MUST GO: SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 September
 7.30pm at Southwark Playhouse, 5 Playhouse Court, 62
Southwark Bridge Road
A new work by Stephen Sharkey to mark Southwark Playhouse's
departure from 62 Southwark Bridge Road.  A Southwark couple
in their sixties on the verge of a break up, create a storm
as they sell their house, gamble away their savings and
auction off their souvenirs on the internet. Breaking up is
hard to do but Billy and Margaret are giving it a go. An
explosive comedy about love and hate, endings and beginnings
and what happens next when you think its all over. Presented
by a professional cast supported by a community ensemble.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/801


MUSIC FOR MARLOWE AND THE ROSE
Tuesday 12 September
7.30pm at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street
A concert by candlelight of Elizabethan and Renaissance
music and song by Passamezzo.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/866


BISHOP'S WARD STREET LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS: PFI PROJECT
Wednesday 13 September
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Lambeth Council will soon be upgrading the street lighting
in Waterloo. An opportunity for local residents and
stakeholders to discuss street lighting issues.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/918


THE BEAT GOES ON AT GERALDINE MARY HARMSWORTH PARK
Thursday 14 September
12 noon at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Lambeth Road
Join thousands of campaigners to drum out Christian Aid's
trade justice message to the Treasury - just days before
Gordon Brown and Hilary Benn jet off to crucial IMF and
World Bank meetings in Washington.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/257


ANIMAL DAY AT WATERLOO MILLENNIUM GREEN
Thursday 14 September
3pm-7pm  at Waterloo Millennium Green, Waterloo Road; free
Families and local residents are invited to animal and
recycling activities. Have a look at the artwork local
children have produced during the day and learn more about
wildlife in your community. Spitalfields Farm petting
animals, compost sculpture activity, bee keeping display,
EcoActive recycling activity and much much more animal fun
and madness!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/233


TRADING PLACES: PEOPLE, POETRY & PHOTOGRAPHY OF LOWER MARSH
Thursday 14 & Friday 15 September
Spread the Word and the South Bank Centre are bringing
photography and poetry to the community of Lower Marsh.
Supported by the international camera agency LOMO, Trading
Places will be creating an interactive wall of photographs
and recorded poetry about the street. The poetry and
photographs will be gathered from various events and
workshops for those who live and work around Lower  Marsh.
It will be displayed on the South Bank and launched at the
Poetry International Festival (24-29 October), along with an
accompanying poetry booklet and website.  LOMO shoot: A Day
in the Life (14/15 and 21/22 September) is an amazing
opportunity for individuals around Lower Marsh to have fun
for free with a LOMO camera, with the results being
displayed to the public.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/996


IN MY BACK YARD? WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM
Thursday 14 September
7pm at Hankey Hall,  Hankey Place
Come to the next in WBCF's series of quarterly planning
meetings with Emma Williamson, community planner from
Willowbrook Centre. Look at Southwark's most recent planning
applications for the West Bermondsey Area, including an
update on developments around Bermondsey Square, Bermondsey
Street and Wilds Rents.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/932


BANKSIDE INFORMATION DAY
Friday 15 September
11am-6pm  in the South Churchyard at Southwark Cathedral
Find out about the latest developments in the Bankside area.
Many Southwark Council departments and local community
groups will have stalls offering information and literature.
The event will also feature a free Bankside mystery tour.
Starting at 1pm, there will be a guided historic walk with
extracts from Chaucer and Shakespeare. The tour will be led
by local poet, actor and author of The Southwark Mysteries,
John Constable.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/772

THE MAYOR'S THAMES FESTIVAL
Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September
These are just some of the events taking place along the
river between Westminster Bridge and Tower Bridge this
weekend:
* The Great River Race
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/373
* Borough Late Entertainment in Borough Market
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/929
* Your River, Your Say: debate the Thames at The Scoop
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/967
* Firing on the Foreshore
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/966
* Flower-making workshops in Bernie Spain Gardens
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/969
* New European Market
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/972
* Blue Ribbon Village - learn about London's waterways
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/973
* Sunday evening: Night Carnival from Victoria Embankment
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/968
* Fireworks  Sunday 9.45pm between Waterloo & Blackfriars
  http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/970

Listings: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/series/15
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/seriesmap/15


OPEN HOUSE LONDON
Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September
Annual opportunity to visit local buildings of architectural
interest free of charge. Participating SE1 buildings
include:
* Allies and Morrison, Southwark Street
* Prefab wooden houses, Carmarthen Place, Bermondsey St
* City of London Academy, Lynton Road
* Friendship House, Borough Road
* Former chapel, Bethlem Hospital
* London College of Communication
* Siobhan Davies Studios
* Ernst & Young, More London
* Hop Exchange
* Friars Primary School
* Rose Theatre Exhibition
* Unicorn Theatre
* Lambeth Palace
* National Theatre
* Royal Festival Hall (booking essential; limited spaces)
* 
Listings: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/series/40
Map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/seriesmap/40

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* In Extremis at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2308

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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

* Childcare suggestions
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/58098
* Guy's Hospital - new cladding
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/58085
* Seafood festival - Hays Galleria
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/58061
* House letting
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/58053
* Southwark Street/Hopton Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/58037
* Young Vic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/58016
* RV1 Re-routed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/58002
* The Hartley & The Anchor and Hope
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/57990
* Elephant kids/bikes on pavements
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/57982
* Acpuncturist
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/57976
 
To read and respond to these discussions and more, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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[ Free Employment Law and Health & Safety seminar ]

Elan & Co in association with Peninsula offer you and a
guest a FREE seminar on Employment Law and Health & Safety
featuring a presentation on 'How to obtain funding for small
and medium sized businesses including Governement Grants'.
Topics covered in the seminar will incude Issuing Contracts,
Recent Legislation, Employee Rights and Health and safety
policy. The presentation will look at the various options
for smaller businesses in obtaining funding, areas covered
will include Applying for Grants, Debt Finance and Business
Angels.

Wednesday 4 October, 2pm-5pm at London Bridge Hotel

For more information or should you wish to attend this
seminar please email Thomas Pick from Elan & Co at
info@elanand.co.uk

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