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Things to do today:
WHISKY TASTING: Sample five whiskys and a cocktail at Hackney House’s Buffalo Bourbon Empire, and learn everything you need to know about bourbon. Free, book in advance, 1pm
MUSICAL CAMDEN: Discover why legendary musicians including Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones gravitated towards Camden with a tour around the area, which also visits the famous Camden Market. £12, book in advance, 3pm
CHRISTIE’S LATES: ‘The contemporary collector ‘is the theme of this month’s late night event at Christie’s in South Kensington. There’s a panel discussion with dealer Gordon Watson and Tintinologist (yep, that’s a thing apparently) Michael Farr. Free, just turn up, 6pm-8.30pm
LONDON AND MONEY: Guests including Labour life peer Lord Maurice Glasman, London Assembly Member Fiona Twycross and Trust for London’s CEO Bharat Mehta discuss how we can improve London through investment at City Hall. Free, book in advance, 6pm
SIGHT LOSS PLAY: As part of Guide Dogs Week, monologue play Catching The Ghost is being performed at The Scoop Amphitheatre next to City Hall, telling the story of a young man living with sight loss. Free, just turn up, 6.30pm
3D PRINTING: If you have a 3D printer, or are just interested in the technology, take iMakr’s free 3D printing class, showing how to design and print like a pro. Free, book in advance, 6.30pm
PLANT DESSERTS: Spend your evening in Old Street, nibbling on a selection of vegan plant-based desserts created by experimental chef Proof. £10, book in advance, 6.30pm
CORK JEWELLERY: If you fancy a new brooch, necklace or pair of earrings, make your own cork jewellery at Drink, Shop, Do in King’s Cross with London Craft Club. All materials provided. £25, book in advance, 7pm
LONDON’S LOST SOUND: From Soho’s coffee bars to Smithfield’s meat auctions, hear highlights from a London sound archive. You can also watch City of Ships, a film showing the London dockers of the 1940s. All proceeds fund future community activities in Limehouse and organisations working against hate crimes in London. Takes place in Limehouse Town Hall. £5, book in advance, 7.30pm (screening starts at 8pm)
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Good cause of the day
COMEDY: Grainne Maguire, Nish Kumar and Bec Hill are among the comedians providing a night of laughs at Leicester Square Theatre while celebrating the positive effects of immigration on the UK. All proceeds go to Migrants’ Rights Network. £21, book in advance, 8pm