Things To Do In London: Thursday 6 November 2014

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Head to the Brunel Museum for an evening of Indian music. Photo: Matt

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PIZZA LOVE: Can a pizza box be considered a piece of art? Find that out at The Art of Pizza Box exhibition, taking place at The Old Truman Brewery. On display, the collection of Guinness World Record keeper Scott Wiener. Free, until 9 November

REMEMBRANCE IMAGES: Remembrance Image Project is a new photography exhibition, showing WW1 sites as they look now. It is in the Crypt of St Clement Danes on Strand. Until 17 November

WIENER LIBRARY: This weekend marks the anniversary of Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass), a pogrom against Jewish people in Germany launched by the Nazis. To mark this terrible event inmidtown presents a guided walk to the Wiener Library, one of the world’s leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era. Free, prebook by email, 1pm

VINTAGE FASHION: Want to build a vintage wardrobe? Keen to explore the signature fashion looks of the 20th century? Head to the Fashion & Textile Museum in Bermondsey for a journey through the last 100 years of women's clothing as vintage expert Nicky Albrechtsen highlights influential garments and hallmark styles. £15/£12, prebook, 6pm

NIGERIAN DEMOCRACY: As part of Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African cinema, Hackney Picturehouse screens The Supreme Price, a documentary tracing the evolution of the Pro-Democracy movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the presence of women in leadership roles. Followed by a Q&A with Hafsat Abiola, the subject of the film, and director Joanna Lipper. £12.10, prebook, 6.30pm

MUSEUM LATE: The Horniman Museum presents Festival of Lights Late. This event celebrates the traditional festival of lights from around the world: expect music, live performances, dance and circus. £5, prebook, 6.30pm-9.30pm

POLITICAL CARTOONS: Head to Waterstones Trafalgar Square for an evening celebrating the publication of The Best of Britain’s Political Cartoons 2014. Editor Tim Benson, the UK’s leading political cartoon expert, will be in discussion with some of the cartoonists whose work is included in the collection about the images that defined the year. Free, prebook, 6.30pm

NOT A PUB QUIZ: Spark+Mettle, an organisation which helps young people find opportunities, has a fundraising evening at The Albany on Great Portland Street. All you need to know is that it's Not A Pub Quiz. Suggested donation £5, prebook, 7pm

CHRISTMAS FIZZ: The first of Vinopolis' Christmas masterclasses focuses on Christmas fizz. Try six different sparkling wines and choose which one you'll be sipping on this Christmas. £50, prebook, 7pm

SHAMBOLIC COMEDY: Aces and Eights in Tufnell Park is the venue for Shambles comedy night. Alongside resident comedians Gatis Kandis and Harry Deansway, tonight sees performances from Patrick Turpin, Lou Sanders, Annie Mcgrath and Sam Simmons. £6, prebook, 7pm

INDIAN MUSIC: The Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe hosts an evening of Indian Music in two parts. The first half features Prabhat Rao, an experienced Hindustani Classical vocalist specialising in the North Indian “Khyal” style of vocal music. The second half focuses on South Indian music with Annapoorna Karthik performing a vocal concert. £10, prebook, 7.30pm

CAMPAIGNING FILM: A special screening of The Cove — the documentary about dolphin slaughter in Japan — takes place at Number 90 in Hackney Wick. There will also be a press conference with Dolphin Project founder Ric O'Barry and other campaigners. Free, 6.30pm

POPPY APPEAL: Some of the UK’s finest folk artists are bringing their Songs for the Voiceless album to King's Place. The album, released this month in aid of The Poppy Appeal is inspired by the lives of the everyday people involved in World War 1. Ten musicians have joined forces to write and record a selection of brand new works reflecting their stories. £14.50, prebook, 7.30pm

POP-UP PAINTING: Try your hand at painting Van Gogh's famous Starry Night, at The Prince Regent in Herne Hill. Have a few drinks, listen to music and let your creative juices flow. No previous painting experience is needed, and all supplies are provided. £25, prebook, 8pm

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Good Cause of the Day

Bloomsbury Institute holds a Dyslexia Awareness Week event tonight. Children’s authors Tom McLaughlin and Sally Gardner are interviewed by Dr Kate Saunders and explore dyslexia, its links with creativity and how it impacts on their ideas and their writing. Tickets are £10 and need to be prebooked.  The event begins at 6.30pm with drinks from 6pm.

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