Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 11 July 2018

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MONDAY CLUB: Artist Chris Moon, who counts the likes of Sir Paul McCartney and Michael Fassbender as fans, presents a new exhibition that charts his daily journey from his Bethnal Green studio to London Fields lido. His neon paintings transport you to a single, sun-drenched bank holiday afternoon, which saw a mass invasion of the East End park and pool. Gallery 46 (Whitechapel), free, just turn up, 12pm-6pm, until 17 July

HYDE PARK SCAVENGER HUNT: Calling all nature buffs. Grab a group of mates, your smart phone and scramble around Hyde Park in search of clues that will uncover the park's hidden histories — there's a goody bag in it for the very best scavengers. The LookOut Centre (Hyde Park), £40 per team (max 4), book ahead, 6:30pm-8:30pm

ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL CHOIR: Hear the world's most famous cathedral choir in one of the world's most iconic cathedrals — St Paul's, that is. It's performing seminal American choral works, including Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man and Berstein's Chichester Psalms. St Paul's Cathedral, £30, book ahead, 7pm

A PLANET NOT OUR OWN: From planets with two suns, to those with seas of lava, under the tutelage of Professor Elizabeth Tasker discover just how delightfully bonkers our universe can be. She's examining whether we'll ever have the chance to call these utterly alien worlds home at this evening talk. The Royal Institution (Mayfair), £16, book ahead, 7pm-8.30pm

Muck around with Bridget Christie.

THE RED ATLAS: See how the Soviet Union secretly mapped the world with cartography connoisseurs and co-authors John Davies and Alexander J Kent. They're chatting about the subject of their new book — the world's most comprehensive mapping endeavour — at this illustrated talk. Pushkin House (Bloomsbury), £10, book ahead, 7pm-9pm

120 BPM: From Palme d'Or winner Robin Campillo comes a cinematic reimagining of the lives of AIDs activists in early '90s Paris. You might want to bring tissues. Harris Academy (South Norwood), £9, book ahead, 7.45pm-10.15pm

NAWAMIN SUPPER CLUB: Masterchef finalist and fan fave Nawamin is cooking up a storm at Christopher's tonight. The Thai-inspired five course feast includes such culinary delights as venison carpaccio with burnt aubergine and a show-stopper of a Swan Lake-inspired dessert. Christopher's (Covent Garden), £75, book ahead, 7pm-10.30pm

DENIM: Little Mix, watch your back, because all singing, all dancing gender-bending girl group Denim are back. This is drag as you've never quite experienced it before. Battersea Arts Centre (Battersea), £11, book ahead, 8.30pm

BRIDGET CHRISTIE: With a shed load of awards and a Netflix special under her belt, funny woman Bridget Christie comes to The Bill Murray to bring you some brand new stand up and to throw around a few miscellaneous ideas. In other words, she'll be Mucking Around For an Hour. The Bill Murray (Islington), £8, book ahead, 9.30pm

Good cause of the day

Folksy chanteuse Bill Jones is returning to the stage, following a long hiatus to raise her family. And this time, it's for a brilliant cause — all of the money raised from her Union Chapel concert will go to Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC), a small charity that provides non-directive support for parents before, during and after antenatal testing.

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Lost London Walking Tour


London is a city of incredible transformation. With structural remains that date back to ancient history still in existence, this unique walking tour takes in Lost London in all its former glory. From the Titanic booking office to the graveyards of man's best friend, you'll discover the weird and wonderful places that used to exist in the capital but are now only committed to memory. Using old photographs, newspaper cuttings and stories from the past, you'll be amazed at what has largely been written out of our history books...   Get tickets

Paddle Boarding in East London - Beginners


Take to the waters and glide about in this beginner paddleboarding session. By the end of it, you'll be standing up and paddling solo, and there's plenty of help on hand to improve your technique. Change of clothes required.  Get tickets

A Secret London Tour


Cross gas lit alleyways and stroll by ancient pubs as you discover forgotten parts of London. See the world's smallest police station and visit London's most superstitious hotel on a walking tour covering everything weird, wonderful and London. £12 Get tickets

The Westminster Ghost Walk


The afterlife is an intriguing subject, but how close to ghosts do we truly want to get? For those with a fascination of all things spooky, test your limits with The Westminster Ghost Walk. You'll explore this deeply historic and fascinating area of London and hear tales of ghosts, poltergeists and body snatchers along the way. Your experienced guide will lead you through dark alleyways, haunted buildings and human burial grounds - sharing the chilling secrets London has long been hiding in its past.  Get tickets