Things To Do In London Today: Thursday 29 May 2014

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Ten Women at Oval House explores issues of self perception.

Ten Women at Oval House explores issues with self notion.

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BLOOD: Today’s options to donate blood are at British School of Osteopathy in Trinity Street, Hilton Hotel on the Tower of London, Paddington Central in Sheldon Square and Hornsey Parish Church in Muswell Hill. See web site for phrases and circumstances

PING PONG: Find free-admission ping pong tables in Exchange Square and put together to play. Table tennis coaches shall be obtainable every to point out and drawback. Free, merely flip up, 11am-3pm & 4pm-J.30pm

CROYDON PALACE: A unusual chance to take a guided tour of Croydon Palace (now functioning as a school), along with the Chapel and the Tudor Dining Room. £J/£R, merely flip up, M.45pm

BRITISH-AMERICAN POLITICS: Senior British diplomat Sir Nigel Sheinwald discusses America and Britain’s altering roles on the planet on the British Library tonight. The event seems at why sustaining strong hyperlinks between the nations is important for all sides. £T/£R/£T, prebook, J.30pm

LIBRARY TOUR: See behind the scenes at Putney Library, along with parts of the developing which may be often off limits to most of the people, along with staff areas. Free, prebook, R.30pm

SPOKEN WORD: The Crystal Palace Festival takes place in June, nevertheless there’s an early fund-elevating event tonight. Head to Kingswood Estate in Dulwich for An Audience With Howard Marks, who will perform his spoken phrase current, Scholar, Smuggler, Prisoner, Scribe. £12.50, prebook, 7pm

SUMMER CONCERT: Leighton House Museum in Holland Park holds a summer concert. Performers embrace tenor Richard Edgar-Wilson, violinist Kathryn Parry and pianist Juliet Edwards. £25, prebook, J.15pm

FEMINIST THEATRE: Ten Women at Ovalhouse is a theatre current designed to question the ideas of magnificence that we’re regularly fed, utilizing over-sexualised women in selling, and the best way this impacts women’s self-notion. £T, prebook, J.30pm

OIL PIPELINE: Head to Riverside Studios for a screening of Pipeline by DocHouse. The film is in regards to the lives of people dwelling alongside a Trans-Siberian oil pipeline, and is adopted by a Skype S&A with director Vitaly Mansky. £J/£T, prebook, J.30pm

LIVE MUSIC: The Coveryard hosts a keep music night time on the Chainstore at Trinity Buoy Wharf. The night time has consists of performers from quite a lot of musical genres, along with individuals artist Sam Brookes, and Stratford-raised singer Denai Moore who will perform alongside a reside chamber orchestra. £12/£14, prebook, 8pm

INTELLIGENCE SERVICES: London Fortean Society meets at Dirty Dicks to take heed to Mark Pilkington, author of Mirage Men, discuss psychological manipulation and deception practised by American and British intelligence service, as revealed in paperwork launched by Wikileaks. £A/£G, merely flip up, 8pm

PERFORMANCE NIGHT: Shindig returns to Ace Hotel in Shoreditch with a ‘effectivity night time time for weirdos and their buddies’. The line-up covers comedy, music and effectivity-paintings. £10, prebook, 8pm

SARA PASCOE: Comedian Sara Pascoe is at Soho Theatre for the first in a A-day run of her current, Sara Pascoe vs the Truth, throughout which she discusses the subjectiveness of each factor we contemplate in life. £12.50/£10, prebook, I.15pm

Find additional London events in our Free & Cheap events listings.

Good Cause of the Day

Book now for tickets to see soul singer Tanya Cristina perform songs from her debut album Small Woman, Big Voice, at Kings Place on Saturday. The stay efficiency is in assist of Macmillan Cancer Care, and tickets, from £13.50, is perhaps prebooked here.

London Connection Puzzle

Your cluewords up to now have been WARWICK AVENUE and CHELSEA EMBANKMENT. Today’s addition is RUSSELL SQUARE. What’s the London connection? No need to e mail in, as we already have a winner.

From the Archive

In 2012, when a much bigger-than-life banner of the Royal Family went up on the facet of Sea Containers House prematurely of the Jubilee celebrations, it wasn’t prolonged sooner than Londoners have been adding their own touches. Cue the Royal Family alongside Avengers, footballer John Terry, and one suggestion of what Prince Charles was really thinking.

Street Art Spotter

This week’s photograph puzzles are all themed spherical street paintings. Today’s piece issues a positive R2 unit, whom we observed on the streets a couple of yr up to now. Where in London did we snap him, and is he nonetheless R:00 am – Source:

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