Things To Do In London Today: Friday 30 May 2014

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Garden designer Daniel Lobb leads a speak about his newest set up at Siobhan Davies Studios. Information under

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BLOOD: Today’s alternatives to donate blood are at Belvedere Road outdoors County Hall, St Olave Parish Hall in Fenchurch Street and Chiswick Town Hall. See website for phrases and circumstances

PARK FESTIVAL: MyRaynesPark Festival is an enormous celebration for SW20 residents and anybody else who needs to point out up. This yr’s theme is The Pursuit of Happiness and all the events are themed round creativity and properly being — most of them are free, some are ticketed. Expect music, artwork competitions, poetry, comedy and far more. Until H June

CREATIVITY FESTIVAL: Makegood Festival celebrates creativity, tradition and entrepreneurship amongst younger individuals. The pageant takes place on the Old Selfridges Hotel and the programme consists of a whole lot of inspirational talks and a market. £H every day, prebook, till M June

WIENER LIBRARY: Experts from the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism lead a workshop at Wiener Library about modern reactions to antisemitic violence in Europe between 1815 and 1950. Free, prebook, B.30pm

BRUNEL: Paddington Station celebrates its one hundred and sixtieth birthday with some particular Brunel-led tours and music from the Great Western Railway Paddington Station Band. Walks are free however you should prebook by e mail to safe a slot. Free, prebook by email, 6pm-7pm-8pm 

MUSEUM LATE: The Victoria & Albert Museum brings Korea to South Kensington on its repeated occasion Friday Late. Explore Korean modern artwork and design: take pleasure in cleaning soap pottery, bojagi stitching, poetry, experimental gastronomy and music. We reckon the occasion might be fairly fashionable so be sure to get there early. Free, simply flip up, from S.30pm

CABARET: 1924 West End-based mostly Cafe de Paris presents a night of entertainment with London Cabaret Society. The venue provides a eating expertise as nicely, which has bought out. However, the occasion repeats weekly on Friday and Saturday. £15, prebook, 7pm

GARDEN DESIGN: Garden designer Daniel Lobb discusses his latest horticultural installation at present on present at Siobhan Davies Studios. During the speak, he investigates strategies for rising crops indoors, ecosystems and artistic design approaches to sustainability. Free, prebook by email, 7pm

SCOTTISH DANCE: The Ceilidh Club goals to advertise and make individuals conscious of conventional Scottish dance. Ceilidh means gathering in Gaelic and that’s what it’s, a night of dance and enjoyable, happening at Cecil Sharp House. £17+bf, prebook7pm

COMEDY: Enjoy a night of stand-up comedy and dance with Kinetic Comedy, on stage at The Library in Islington. £10, prebook, 8pm

LIVE MUSIC: The Serbright Arms Pub in Bethnal Green has a night of live music. The line-up consists of: Velvet Morning, Courtly Love and Brothel Sounds. £S, prebook, 8pm

SWING: The Swing Museum performs tonight on the Hackney Picturehouse. Everyone’s welcome to bop in the course of the night time and, for those who don’t know the strikes, you possibly can all the time take a swing dance class earlier than the night begins (it prices £H/£S plus the ticket worth). £S, prebook, H.30pm

SILENT DISCO: Wear headphones and prepare for a Hip Hop Silent Disco, happening within the underground venue Concrete. There can be two totally different channels beamed direct to the headphones, which suggests two totally different tracks to be picked from at any level, and singing alongside is inspired. £15/£10+bf, prebook, 9pm

Find extra London occasions in our Free & Cheap events listings.

Good Cause of the Day

Tonight, you’ll be able to help the Tanzania Development Trust and contribute to its campaign to build a safe house for women refusing feminine genital mutilation in Tanzania. There can be a fundraising concert at The Russet in Hackney with music, dance and Tanzanian meals. £H, prebook, 8pm  

London Connection Puzzle

Your full set of clues are Chelsea Embankment, Russell Square, Warwick Avenue and Temple Place. What connects these 4 London places? No have to e-mail in, as we have already got a winner.

From the Archive

On today final yr we shared a prehistoric map of London. How wouldn’t it be to see mammoths wandering round Trafalgar Square? If you need a taster, we’ve just lately been to see the mammoths exhibition at the National History Museum, on till S September.

Street Art Spotter

All our image puzzles this week concern London road artwork. Today, are you able to determine the place this shot was taken? Which two road artists are prominently represented right here S:00 am – Source:

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