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- TV nerds check out Totally Serialized at Institut Francais, South Kensington (events are free, £5 & £12).
- Watch Masters Snooker at Alexandra Palace (tickets from £25 for an afternoon)
- London Art Fair is at the Business Design Centre, Islington (£11/day adv).
- Mime London festival continues with a participative Weekend Lab at Barbican, Blind Summit at Soho Theatre, NoFit State Circus at QEH, juggling in the Linbury Studio and more.
- See Message from Poland as part of the Imperial War Museums film festival screenings this weekend at 2pm Saturday and Sunday (free).
- Take the kids to Museum of London Docklands for special family fun celebrating Chinese New Year and the year of the Dragon (free).
- Can’t get a ticket for Hockney at the RA? Go to the exhibition at Alan Cristea gallery instead (it’s free).
- Visit the National Army Museum for the newly movie prop and costume enhanced War Horse exhibition (free).
- Pop down the Zabludowicz Collection in Chalk Farm to see University of the Arts graduate talent on show from midday till 6pm (free)
- Enjoy music from Schubert and his contemporaries at the British Museum from 6.45pm (free).
- Were you lucky enough to grab a ticket for the alternative wrestling action of Lucha Britania at Resistance Gallery, E2?
- Catherine AD performs at National Portrait Gallery’s Late Shift from 6.30pm (free).
- And Scroobius Pip presents WE.ARE.LIZARDS at the Book Club, Shoreditch (£5).
- Visit London Transport Museum today and you’ll see a display of photos from our joint photo project, Sense the City (£13.50/£10 – this gives you unlimited admission for a whole year. Under 16s free.)
- Old Spitalfields Market hosts Designers and Makers between 11am-5pm.
- Interested in cleaning up Pymmes Brook? Thames 21 are having a planning meeting in the pub from 11am-1pm.
- Check out the fabulous coffins from the UK and Ghana at the Royal Festival Hall, Level 2 foyers (free).
- Watch a Tale of Two Cities at BFI Southbank at 3.50pm or take the Dickens Fact of Fiction walk with Museum of London at 11am (both £10 each, book!)
- See new play Hidden at the last night of 33% Festival at OvalHouse Theatre (£8/5).
- Join the TNT Australia Day party starting 10am till late at Infernos, 146 Clapham High Street (thongs, face paint and flags welcome).
- Help Thames 21 clean up Hillingdon Canal from 10.30am.
- Take a small person to the British Museum and help them create a comic between 11.30am-5pm (free, drop in).
- Get ready for the Big Garden Birdwatch by honing your twitching skills at the Wildfowl and Wetland Centre Introduction to Birdwatching course at 11am (£20).
- Danceworks Open Day offers free classes in Gaga method, flamenco fusion, jazz ballet, Bollywood and much more (first come, first served). Doors open 9am.
- London’s Potato Fair and Seedy Sunday is at Sydenham School from 11am-3pm.
- Join the Willesden Green Wassail meeting at Willesden Green tube station from 2.15pm for a 2.30pm start (free).
Other good stuff:
- Books and spoken word
- Sci/tech/nerd stuff
- Theatre, dance, opera, classical music and exhibitions
- Things to do for a fiver or less
- Free things to do in London
- Museums and Galleries
- Cabaret, parties and alt-performance
- Stand up and sketch comedy
- Gigs to go to
Photo: Crazy Coffins in the Royal Festival Hall. Death: Southbank Centre’s Festival for the Living starts on Friday 29 January.
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