Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 27 May 2014

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Improvised comedy in Camden. (c) Alessio Carone / Littlemad

Improvised comedy in Camden. (c) Alessio Carone / Littlemad

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BLOOD: Today’s alternatives to donate blood are outdoors County Hall on Belvedere Road, Brewers Hall in The City, Church of Jesus Christ in Walworth, and Wandsworth Town Hall. See website for phrases and circumstances

ARTS FESTIVAL: The UCL Arts Festival begins in the present day. The programme consists of musical performances, strolling excursions, movie screenings, lectures and exhibitions. Some occasions have already bought out, so e-book shortly. Free, prebook, till 30 May

WAR INTELLIGENCE: Learn concerning the intelligence used to struggle the Nazis in World War Two, the way it was gathered and the way it was used, on this day lengthy occasion at London Jewish Cultural Centre. The occasion additionally covers the position that codebreaker Alan Turing performed in bringing the struggle to an finish. £30/£35, prebook, 11am

SHAKESPEARE’J WOMENLondon Jewish Cultural Centre has a speak about Shakespeare and the ladies who influenced him, led by Helen Fry, with biographer Chris Laoutaris, and historian and biographer Susan Ronald. £30/£35, prebook1pm

BRITAIN IN 1914: Gresham College hosts a chat by Professor Vernon Bogdanor about Britain’s response to the homicide of the Austrian Archduke in 1914, and whether or not the federal government ought to have achieved extra to avert an pointless warfare. Free, simply flip up, 6pm

HIGGS BOSON: Physicist Jon Butterworth talks at The Royal Institution concerning the discovery of the Higgs boson, what it’s and what it does. £12/£H, prebook, 7pm

GAMES EVENINGThe Grant Museum of Zoology is holding a video games night for adults, with actions impressed by languages, literature, and the museum’s reveals. Free, prebook, 7pm

PRINT YOURSELF: This month’s Cosy Science event on the Cittie of Yorke pub (Holborn) sees Professor Robert Brown of Imperial College discussing the state-of-the-art on the subject of constructing human tissues. Free, simply flip up, 7pm

IMPROVISED COMEDY: Do Not Adjust Your Stage is an improvised comedy group who create every particular person present based mostly on the viewers current. Tonight they arrive to Camden Head. £H, simply flip up, S.30pm

CRAFT EVENING: Free month-to-month craft night time The Make Escape returns to Hackney Attic to rejoice its second birthday. Learn learn how to sew a birthday cupcake, make jewelry, or exhibit issues you’ve got made. Free, simply flip up, S.3opm

ASIAN FILM SCREENING: The Duke Mitchell Film Club has rescheduled its displaying of Giallo impressed Asian thriller Red Nights Of The Green Jade from final night time to tonight. It would be the first displaying of the movie within the UK, and takes place on the Phoenix Artists Club. Free, simply flip up, 8pm

PUB ECONOMICS: The Clissold Arms in East Finchley hosts a V&A session with Dr Jules Goddard, a fellow of London Business School, with the subject “don’t reduce prices throughout a recession!” Free, simply flip up, 8pm

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

Good Cause of the Day

CoolWalks is on the lookout for volunteer guided stroll leaders to steer fortnightly free walks from Southwark libraries, with free coaching offered. The walks purpose to enhance psychological wellbeing by encouraging individuals to satisfy new individuals. The group can also be on the lookout for a volunteer researcher, blogger and graphic designers. If you have an interest in volunteering, contact Project Coordinator Georgina Rodgers at or 020 7701 2696.

London Connection Puzzle

Congratulations to Paul Smith, who was first to identify final week’s connection that Horesemonger Lane, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Kennington Common and Marble Arch (or Tyburn because it was previously recognized) have been all execution websites. His prize is to set this week’s puzzle and his first clue is WARWICK AVENUE. Don’t e-mail a guess in simply but, however watch for clue P tomorrow.

From the Archive

Last yr on today, we launched this video by tube wizard Geoff Marshall, exploring the Secrets Of The District Line. Did you recognize that the District Line has probably the most stations of any tube line, with 60 in complete? Have you seen the District Line swastika? And have you learnt why classical music is performed at some District Line places? All is revealed in this video. And extra tube secrets and techniques from Geoff quickly.

Street Art Spotter

This week’s image theme is all about road artwork. Today’s instance exhibits a bit by Teddy Baden, whose work typically includes a canine, doing one thing doggish, on this case with a soldier. The query is, the place in London can you discover S:00 am – Source:

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