Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 21 March

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SUNRISE YOGA: Perfect your downward facing dog while taking in the River Thames as you've never seen it before — from 42 metres above water level, through the glass floors of Tower Bridge's high level walkways at this early morning class for daring yogis. £25, book ahead, 7.30am-8.20am

MY GENERATION: It's your last chance to catch this swinging sixties-themed exhibition in the decade's cultural hub of Carnaby Street. Feast your eyes on previously unseen archival footage and photos of 60s legends like Twiggy, Sir Paul McCartney and Marianne Faithfull at this event inspired by Michael Caine's new documentary, My Generation. My Generation x Carnaby (Carnaby Street), free, just turn up, 10am-8pm

VEGAN FREEBIES: The Real Greek is celebrating the launch of its first stand-alone vegan menu by giving away 400 Vegan Jackfruit Gryos Souvlaki Wraps at four of its London restaurants. Saving your pennies and the planet? It's a win-win. The Real Greek (Bankside, Soho, Spitalfields and Westfield London), free, just turn up, 12pm

INVENTION DIMENSION: Imperial College London are marking their past, present and future in innovation by showcasing inventions from their 150 year history. Hear from tech futurists and get hands-on with workshops to unleash your inner inventor. Imperial College London (South Kensington), free, book ahead, 5pm-8pm

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: With demand for food banks soaring in the UK, this panel discussion grapples with what can be done to support those who rely on them for survival as well as how to prevent their normalisation. The British Academy (St James's), free, book ahead, 6.30pm-8pm

Hip-hop performance art here to blow your mind

ELECTRIC FEEL: From neurons to nerve endings, science writer Philip Ball and an expert panel discuss the vital role electricity plays in our bodies. Find out how electricity was discovered and the clues it offers for curing human disease. The Royal Institute of Great Britain (Mayfair), from £6, book ahead, 7pm-8.30pm

SKETCH APPEAL: Get those creative juices flowing at the Social Sketchup. Create your own spring-themed zine at this social workshop for everyone from complete amateurs to seasoned artists. Most importantly, there are free Creme Eggs for all! The Doodle Bar (London Bridge), £12, book ahead, 7pm-9pm

THE GLORIOUS TOUR: Female-led hip-hop dance theatre performance Glorious arrives at The Blue Elephant Theatre today. Expect unfiltered social commentary, a journey of self-discovery, and 90s R&B slow jams. The Blue Elephant Theatre (Camberwell), £10, book ahead, 8pm-9.05pm, until 24 March

MISSISSIPPI SWAMP DOGS: Armed with the eclectic sounds of New Orlean's French Quarter, the Mississippi Swamp Dogs are bringing the spirit of the Crescent City to Trafalgar Square. Their set list includes tributes to Fats Domino, Louis Armstrong, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. St Martin in the Fields (Trafalgar Square), £15, book ahead, 8pm-10pm

Good cause of the day

Hackney-based community choir Victoria Park Singers are celebrating their fifth anniversary in a suitably musical fashion. With special guests Suzuki Hub, they'll be unleashing some jazzy melodies while raising money for Ingeenium, a local arts charity that builds community through creativity.

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A Secret London Tour


How well do you really know London? Visit the streets that inspired Harry Potter locations and see London's most superstitious hotel. On Matt's tour you will explore hidden places and discover stories unknown to even the most knowledgeable of Londoners. Get tickets

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

Hidden London Tour


Visit old pubs, even older churches, hidden rivers, mysterious tunnels and more on this tour of hidden Londo. You'll hear tales of the myths and legends which made the City of London what it is today, and find out the area's links to nursery rhymes and literary figures. Get tickets

Forgotten Old London


Have you visited London's Roman ampitheatre? What about London's Medieval market places? Hear weird and wonderful tales of our beautiful city as you take a walking tour, seeing everything from centuries-old churches to the hanging place of William Wallace. Whether you've lived here all your life or are visiting for a few days, you're sure to learn something new about London. Get tickets