Things To Do In London: Friday 7 November 2014

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This is one of the photos you can admire today at World Press Photo of the Year 2014, on show at Southbank Centre. Details below

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BLOOD: At time of writing, blood.co.uk was under maintenance. To find your nearest opportunity to donate blood, call 0300 123 23 23

SOUTHBANK: World Press Photo of the Year 2014 opens today at Southbank Centre. See 143 selected pictures from over 130 countries that capture news, portrait and sports. Amazingly, this exhibition also costs nowt to get into. Free, until 26 November. For more openings this month, see our November art listing.

BRITISH RED CROSS: To celebrate 100 years of charity pop-ups, British Red Cross is opening a pop-up shop in Covent Garden. Designers such as Erdem, Stella McCartney, Giles Deacon and Ostwald Helgason, as well as famous faces such as Sienna Miller, have donated to the initiative, where prices start from £10. On until 17 November. For more gift ideas this month, check out our November markets and shopping listing.

GUIDED WALK: Join Rosie Oliver from Dotmaker Tours and discover London's landscape of power, from monarchs to contemporary management. Walk around the Strand, Fleet Street and St Paul's — meeting point is Somerset House. £15/£12, prebook, 11am

VON FURSTENBERG: Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg is at Hatchard’s on Piccadilly to sign copies of her new book, The Woman I Wanted To Be. 1pm

LUNCH BREAK: Bishopsgate Institute hosts a free lunchtime concert today, performed by Trinity Laban Saxophone Group. Featuring works by Paul Harvey, Teryn Carter, Jonathan Dove, Jean-Baptiste Singelée, David Sutton-Anderson and Mark-Anthony Turnage. Free, just turn up, 1pm

EVENING TALK: Jefferson Hack, co-founder of the magazine Dazed & Confused is at the V&A Museum to discuss the world of men’s style with creative director Alister Mackie, Ben Cobb and Tim Blanks. £9/£7, prebook, 6.30pm

SUPPER CLUB: Join the Autumn Supper Club organised by Headway East London, a charity that helps those affected by brain injury to regain work skills and do something good for the community. The menu includes hot drink on the arrival, a 3 course meal and after the dinner, you will hear stories from brain injury survivors. £35, prebook, from 6pm

EP LAUNCH: Crash Island launch their new EP Stormy Nights at The Stillery in Kentish Town. They will be joined on stage by other guest performers. Free, just turn up, 7.45pm

RICH MIX: Two Gents new theatre production Henry VI: York vs. Lancaster is on stage tonight at Rich Mix. The whole show is played by just two actors who embody greedy and lusty Henry and his wife Margaret. £12/£10, prebook, 7.30pm

GIG: The Black Heart in Camden hosts an evening of live tech metal. Appearing on stage are Subversion, Brutai and Kinasis. £4+bf, prebook, 7.30pm

COMEDY: American comedian Rob Delaney headlines a gig at Bush Hall in Shepherd's Bush. He is joined on stage by 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Him & Her star Joe Wilkinson, rising talent Nish Kumar and comedy legend Richard Herring. £19.25-£13.75, prebook, 8pm

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Good Cause of the Day

London Guide Dogs Training School has organised a family-friendly Christmas market for tomorrow. The event is free to enter and takes place at their headquarter in Woodford Green. There will be craft stalls, kennel tours, dog demonstrations, refreshments and a Santa Paws Grotto. You can help the charity by giving a donation — check out their fundraising and donating page.

From The Archive

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