Week In Geek: 20-26 May 2013

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Week In Geek: 20-26 May 2013

London events for people with curious minds.

This will be the last edition of Week in Geek as an individual article. Instead, we will cover the more exciting events and exhibitions as standalone preview articles. Other events will be listed in our daily 'things to do in London' articles or weekend updates, which can be subscribed to by email alert here.

Monday 20 May

COMEDY: Rob Newman (pictured) begins a series of nine performances of his New Theory of Evolution at the Little Angel Theatre. £10, prebook, runs till 31 May

QUANTUM: Jonathan Oppenheim is at the Royal Society for a Cafe Scientifique all about quantum information and the real-world applications it can and could lead to. Free, just turn up, 6.30pm

Tuesday 21 May

ROAR!: Last year, Valerie Colin-Russ published a book about London's 10,000 sculpted lions. Now she's at Guildhall Library to discuss this colossal pride. Free, just turn up, 2pm

SMILE: Wellcome Collection's Roy Porter Lecture, given by Colin Jones, tackles a novel subject: how the toothy smile was invented in 18th Century Paris. Free, prebook, 6.30pm

Wednesday 22 May

SURGERY: The Royal Institution opens late for an evening devoted to surgery. After a talk by a team of Imperial College surgeons, explore the first floor and bar area where you can have a play with...and oh dear we can't help this pun...cutting edge surgical tools. £10, prebook, 7pm

Last Updated 20 May 2013