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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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

The London Cheese Crawl

Whether you’re a pre-grated cheddar sprinkler or mimolette fan, this cheesy walking tour will delight your senses. Starting off at a cheese counter in Mayfair that has been serving for more than 300 years, you'll tour the city's best dairy delights - including Fortnum & Mason, where the royals get their fix.   Get tickets

The British Museum Tour - Ideas That Made Our World

Track the journey of humanity through this tour around the British Museum. The tour aims to help you understand why the world is the way it is, and show how humans learned to question absolutely everything. 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