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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 311

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Monday 23 October 2006                        ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Would you like help sourcing finance?
* What's on this week
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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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

* Thameslink "a tragedy for the Borough" says MP
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2390

* October half term ideas
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2393

* Convenience store in The Cut loses alcohol licence
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2391

* Mayor confirms Thames fireworks to see in 2007
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2389

* Shoppers check out Tesco's Old Kent Road plans
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2388

* Elephant restaurant wins Black Business Award
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2394

* Evelina Children's Hospital voted number one building
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2387

* Two arrests after Elephant shooting
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2386

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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'.


SE1 UNITED YOUTH OSCARS
Monday 23 October
6pm-11.30pm at Namco Station, County Hall
The SE1 United youth forum is holding the first ever Youth
Oscars to celebrate the achievements of young people in
Lambeth and Southwark who have made a positive impact in
their local community by fighting social exclusion and
crime.  
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1143


STORYTELLING FOR FAMILIES
Tuesday 24 to Wednesday 25 October
 at Shakespeare's Globe,  New Globe Walk
Danny Scheinmann will tell stories of exile and reunion to
mark the 350th anniversary of the re-admission of Jews into
England.    The stories will be told in the Globe's Tent for
Peace which is lined with hand-embroidered handkerchiefs
designed by children from around the world. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1137


FAMILY ACTIVITY AFTERNOON: CREATING COPPER INSECTS
Wednesday 25 October
2pm-4.30pm at Museum of Garden History,  Lambeth Palace
Road; free
Bill Hudson will be running a free family workshop for
families with children aged 5 to 11 creating embossed
Dragonflies and Butterflies using copper foil, stick on gems
and nail varnish for an enamel effect on the copper.  There
will be a chance for participants to explore the
'curiosities' in the contemporary art exhibition
Repatriating the Ark (on until 29 October), with particular
reference to Tessa Farmer's artwork in the museum's chancel
area, 'The Court of the Fairy'.   Booking is recommended as
space is limited.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/307


BANKSIDE - ROTHERHITHE AND BERMONDSEY LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
Wednesday 25 October
7.45pm at Time & Talents Centre, The Old Mortuary St
Marychurch Street SE16
Lecture by former Southwark local history librarian Len
Reilly, the author of Southwark: An Illustrated History
(1996) and with Geoff Marshall The Story of Bankside (2001),
both of which were awarded the Library Association's Alan
Ball prize for local history publishing.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/868


FREE HALF TERM SWIMMING FOR KIDS AT THE OASIS
Friday 27 October
Waterloo Swimming Club's first swim together is on Friday at
10.15am. Meet in the cafe at the Oasis leisure centre, 32
Endell Street, LONDON, WC2H 9AG. Kids under 16 go for free
from 10am-2pm during half term, with splash hour in the
indoor pool from 10.30-11.30am. Adults cost 3.45. Everybody
is welcome especially competent adult swimmers who can help
supervise the kids. Information from Abigail Tripp, Waterloo
Swimming Club, c/o Family Links, 99 Upper Ground SE1 9PP,
abs@tripp.fslife.co.uk or 07792 471115.


FAMILY CONCERT AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Saturday 28 October
10.30am-12.30pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road
Harpsichords and musical boxes in the first half and
Flamenco Dancing in the second half.  10.30-11.15 then an
interval, then 11.45-12.30.  Fun for all the family -
there's nothing like live music and dance for the very young
- babies welcome!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/930


OCTOBER PLENTY - AUTUMN HARVEST CELEBRATION ON BANKSIDE
Sunday 29 October
12pm at Bankside Pier,  Bankside
October Plenty is an Autumn harvest celebration held
annually in Southwark. Beginning on the Bankside, by
Shakespeare's Globe, October Plenty mixes ancient seasonal
customs and theatre with contemporary festivity.  October
Plenty is a collective celebration of the seasons, weather
and food, in a public place, with access to everyone. The
event is free, and happens whatever the weather.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/998


FREE GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 29 October
2.30pm at Red Cross Garden, Redcross Way; free
Find out about the Victorian roots of Red Cross Garden and
its founder Octavia Hill by joining a free guided tour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1147


CLLR PETER TRUESDALE: CAFE CONVERSATION - FAITH IN POLITICS
Sunday 29 October
5pm-6pm  at St Andrew's Short Street,  Short Street
Each week St Andrew's invites someone to come along and
discuss their life and faith.  Peter Truesdale, Bishop's
ward councillor and former leader of Lambeth Council.  All
welcome. Tea and refreshments available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/940

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Sandblast at City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2392

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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

* Bridgewalk Heights - Noise
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/59933
* Falcon Works, Lynton Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/59932
* Parking space in Bankside zone C1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/59779
* SE1 Photos
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/59762
* Your restaurant/pub/bar reviews - please help
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/59757
* IFA / mortgage adviser
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/59752
* Homes & Property Overseas, Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/59721
* Leathermarket Building
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/59718

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

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