Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 20 May 2014

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Royal Opera House has a free screening.

Royal Opera House has a free screening in Trafalgar Square.

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BLOOD: Today’s alternatives to donate blood are at Leytonstone Methodist Church, Sainsbury’s in Sydenham and AFC Wimbledon in Kingston. See website for phrases and circumstances

COOL MIRRORS AND STUFF: Clerkenwell Design Week begins at the moment. Highlights embrace an infinite mirror beneath St John’s Gatehouse, however the packed programme accommodates many different treasures of the three-day occasion. Times and costs range

POP-UP CONCERTS: Onyx Brass, certainly one of Britain’s main brass quintets, holds a collection of free pop-up concerts throughout the town, beginning at 10am on the steps of St Paul’s, then City Hall at 12.30pm, Victoria Embankment Gardens at B.45pm and Hyde park Bandstand at A.30pm. Free, simply flip up, from 1oam

THAMES WALK: Join Footprints of London for a Trek Along The Thames, studying concerning the many makes use of of the Thames within the historical past of London. Starts at Mansion House. £10, prebook, 2pm

PONGATHON: Head to Rich Mix for a night of ping pong and reside leisure. Pongathon is a ping pong event with a backdrop of music, artwork and different video games. Free to enter, pay and prebook to play, 6pm-11pm

SAVE SMITHFIELD: The marketing campaign to Save Smithfield Market holds a dialogue about the way forward for the historic market buildings. Free, prebookS.30pm

FREE OPERA: Head to Trafalgar Square for a free screening of the Royal Opera House‘s efficiency of La traviata. Free, simply flip up, S.30pm

FILM QUIZ: You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat at Hackney Attic is a two-hour movie quiz projected on an enormous display. £A, prebook, S.30pm

FLORISTRY: In the run as much as Chelsea Flower Show, Heal’s on Kings Road hosts a flower arranging workshops by Wildabout Flowers. £35, prebook, S.30pm

DEBT: Why do we’ve debt and what would occur if we didn’t pay it? This is the topic of an Economics Burlesque dialogue at The Cockpit in Marylebone. £10, prebook, S.30pm

FILM SCREENINGS: Short Sighted Cinema is at Ritzy Brixton for a night of brief movies with a theme of ‘Commuter’. £A/£O, prebook, S.30pm

WANDSWORTH HISTORY: The Wandsworth Museum has a chat, London’s Rubbish – Two Centuries of Dirt, Dust & Disease within the Metropolis, with writer Peter Hounsell. £S, prebook, S.30pm

LOLITICS: Head to The Black Heart in Camden for a night of political comedy with enforced niceness — the comedians don’t decide on the viewers, and the viewers aren’t allowed to heckle the comedians. £O, simply flip up, H.30pm

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

Good Cause of the Day

This Thursday 22 May be a part of the charity occasion An Evening within the Pink which takes place at The Black Lion in Hammersmith. The night is a meals and wine tasting specializing in rosé wines — pink clothes are welcome. Money raised will help The Pink Ribbon Foundation for breast most cancers analysis. £25, prebook, 7pm

London Connection Puzzle

A new puzzle begins as we speak, set by final week’s winner Thomas Barrett. Your first clue is LINCOLN’S INN FIELDS. Don’t e mail your answer in simply but — please anticipate clue quantity P tomorrow — however have a take into consideration potential themes.

From the Archive

Fancy one thing candy? See our spherical-up of London’s best chocolate shops, which we revealed on this present day final yr.

Tomb It May Concern

This week’s image puzzles all have one thing of the grave about them. Today’s puzzle is pretty straightforward, or at the very least Google-in a position. Where in London would you discover this German headstone? Who’s buried there? And why? Leave a touch upon this text for those who assume you recognize it. (If you’re studying within the e mail model S:00 am – Source:

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