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LESSER-KNOWN LONDON ARCHITECTURE: As part of the London Festival of Architecture, 10 extraordinary but often overlooked London buildings have been nominated by leading architecture critics and will be displayed as prints in the Design Museum Cafe and Tank. Free, just turn up, until 22 July
SURVIVEMAMA: Anyone who wants the pants frightened off their trembly backsides, listen up. To celebrate the release of paranormal thriller film Mama, Universal Pictures is challenging people to 'survive the night' in a terrifying London hotel room. Guests will have to endure blackouts, mysterious phone calls and ghostly visitations. If you think you can hack it then register your interest now, (un)lucky 'winners' will be notified on 8 June. Free, 10-13 June.
LUNCH, WITH EXTRA DINOSAURS: Get to the Museum of London where the ever-entertaining Joe Cain will discuss the Crystal Palace dinosaurs (most of which are not dinosaurs), as part of the UCL Lunch Hour Lecture series. Free, just turn up, 1.15pm
CLEAN ENERGY: View some inspirational photos of clean energy at this photo exhibition at the Forge in Camden. Featuring winning photos from the Friends of the Earth Clean British Energy and the Create Energy in Camden photography competitions, the exhibition launch is tonight. Free, prebook (if you want to attend the launch, general admission thereafter), 6.30pm
SERVITUDE: Lucy Lethbridge, Anna Whitelock and Kate Worsley discuss the relationships between servants and their masters and mistresses, at the Bloomsbury Institute. £10/£6, prebook, 6.30pm
MEDICAL MUSIC MADNESS: Learn about the bizarre debate that has divided doctors since the eighteenth century — does music drive women mad? James Kennaway presents this illustrated lecture as part of the Last Tuesday Society lecture series. £7, prebook, 7pm
BE REAL: Be Real Talks organise feel-good events with a powerful message, and today is the launch of the first in a series of events called Why Size Doesn't Matter. Head to the London College of Fashion to bust myths of beauty with an inspirational line-up including Linda Papadopoulos, Natasha Devon and Carol Spenser. £23.50, prebook, 7pm
COMEDY: Alexis Dubus’s Gallic alter-ego Marcel Lucont is at the Udderbelly. We can only recommend getting down there tout de suite. £12.50, prebook, 9pm
Good Cause of the Day
Stand Up For Women is a comedy fundraiser gig taking place tonight, which boasts a pretty incredible comedy line-up. Lucy Porter, Sara Pascoe, Carl Donnelly, Robin Ince and Kate Smurthwaite are just some of the acts making up the stellar cast. Most importantly, it is all in aid of Eaves charity, who work with women who are vulnerable having experienced violence, and whose aim is to eliminate all aspects of violence towards women. A very funny show and a very worthy cause. £15/£12.50, prebook, 7.30pm
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