Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 29 November 2017

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Chroma throws the audience headfirst into a space where digital and analogue worlds dramatically collide.

What we’re reading

  • Mayor of London calls on councils to ban fracking.
  • Transport for London blames Brexit uncertainty for surprise fall in passenger numbers.
  • London goes from being region with smallest gender pay gap to having the greatest, shows data.
  • Sadiq bans fast food outlets opening within 400m of London schools.

Things to do

ICELANDIC HOTDOGS: Make this Iceland sensation — we're talking the country, not the frozen supermarket chain — your next casual lunch date. These free-range, grass-fed, organic and hormone-free hot dogs from Chilly Katz are a treat for meat eaters everywhere. 18 Beadon road, £4, just turn up, noon-11.30pm

CHROMA: Who doesn't love an optical illusion? Encounter self-animating ball pits and interactive light installations in the darkness of Tunnel 1 underneath Waterloo Station, a trippy collaboration between House of Vans and Studio PSK. House of Vans, free, just turn up, 6pm tonight, 29 November-17 December

WINTER CINEMA: Tuck into popcorn as you watch dark 1960s satire Dr Strangelove tonight, surrounded by 100 years of Royal Air Force History. RAF Museum, £13, book ahead, 6pm-9pm, until 30 November

FRANK OCEAN TRIBUTE: Frank Ocean fans will love this spoken word/Ocean mashup, which sees poets, rappers and singers perform over Frank Ocean instrumentals picked at random by the DJ and pianist. Black Cultural Archives, £11.35, book ahead, 6.30pm-9.30pm

LATE DEBATE: From driverless cars and delivery drones to virtual reality, find out what's on the tech horizon at this museum late, where you can meet inventors, watch interactive demonstrations, and see world class exhibitions. London Transport Museum, £15, book ahead, 6.45pm-10pm

A parlour peddling yummy Icelandic hot dogs is opening in Hammersmith today.

HACKNEY FLASHERS: In need of a little punkspiration? Fill your head with the work of the Hackney Flashers, a 1970s women's photography collective and 1980s agency Format, which captured politically significant moments, such as the Greenham Common women's peace camp and LGBT Pride Marches. Bishopsgate Institute, £11, book ahead, 7pm-8.30pm

FOOD BANK AS IT IS: This sell-out show from food bank manager Tara Osman is a timely and poignant depiction of what it's like for people using food banks beyond the stats you hear on the news. Jeremy Corbyn is a fan. Garden Court Chambers, £8, book ahead, 7pm-9pm

PIZZA PARTY: Pizzaholics prepare to munch your way through 1,000 slices of pizza (do share, won't you?), while listening to beats from star DJs. All this while top London bars Radio Alice, East London Liquor Company, and Happiness Forgets battle it out to see who can mix up the best cocktail. Radio Alice Hoxton, £16.50, book ahead, 7pm-9pm

BOOK TALK: Discover the secret life of 20th-century figures through the unfiltered thoughts they left behind in their diaries, as told in a new book from Travis Elborough. The Wheatsheaf, Fitzrovia, £5, just turn up, 7.30pm

SKATE LATES: Get your skates on and glide, slip and slide to top tunes curated by Peckham-based Balamii radio station, then warm up with a drink from Fortnum's Lodge Bar. Somerset House, £19.35, book ahead, 8pm, 9.15pm and 10.30pm

Good cause of the day: Join Amanda Holden as she opens Light Sky in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Join TV personality Amanda Holden in what is possibly the most futuristic-sounding charity event ever. The Light Sky turns messages to your loved ones into Christmas-themed 3D holographic animations, which are then projected into the sky. If you spot an iPad-wielding attendant, feel free to share a message yourself. Observation Point, Southbank, free, book ahead, 5pm

Fun things to do with our friends and sponsor Funzing...

LOVE Dim Sum? Learn to Make Delicious Dim Sum!

Fancy some Dim Sum fun? From making and rolling the dough to preparing the fillings and forming the parcels, William will show you everything you need to know to become a Dim Sum pro. William will also teach you the etiquette of Dim Sum - learn what to order and how to order, in Cantonese! Get tickets

Interviews With British Serial Killers

Could you spent hours on end satiating your morbid curiosity by researching serial killers? Hey, you're not alone. Insight into the criminal psyche is a fascinating topic and one covered in this talk by retired police officer, Paul Harrison. You'll encounter the stories of three of the UK's worst serial killers, from their childhoods to their crimes. With over four decades of experience in the Criminal Justice system, join Paul to work through the facts, uncover the details, and get inside the heads of these killers to discover what truly motivates a murderer.  Get tickets

Become Robin Hood for the Day in an Archery Class

Ever fancied yourself as Robin Hood? Join the 2020 archery team in London Bridge and discover how to shoot. The 1.5 hour 'get started in archery' class will teach you how to shoot (relatively) accurately as well as the scoring system and key archery terminology. The session finishes with a mini-competition where you can show off your new-found skills. Get tickets

Sex, Death and Shopping: The Soho Tour

We all know Soho is changing - and fast. But does the Soho of decades past - fiercely independent, occasionally seedy, always flamboyant - still exist? Antony Robbins claims it does - if you know where to look. A former director at the Museum of London, Robbins now leads walking tours of Soho, delving into the area's past and present. His Sex, Death and Shopping tour covers scandals of yesteryear through to present-day erotica - taking in hidden gardens, sinister histories, and little-known facts of famous places. A bit sinister. A bit salacious. And exceedingly well-tailored. It's a tour to have you falling in love - or lust - with this part of London all over again.  Get tickets