Things To Do In London: Monday 20 April 2015

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Things To Do

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Watch The Hobbit over dinner at The Roxy

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Enjoy a Thai lunch at Busaba Eathai in Soho. Choose a dish from the Bangkok lunch menu, plus a soft drink or juice for £9.50. Choices include chicken butternut squash and Thai calamari. 12pm/1pm/2pm
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ROMAN LONDON: Join a qualified City of London guide for a stroll through some of the City of London's Roman sites. Starting near St Paul's, find out about how the world's greatest city started out as a Roman army supply base. Meet at City Information Centre. £7, just turn up, 2pm

The Quarter Club is a new network aiming to support women working in the creative industries. Tonight is the first event, centred on the theme of courage. There will be food, wine and discussion from women within the network. £6.50/£10, prebook, 6pm. Meanwhile, female filmmakers will be showcasing their work at the final Women In Revolt event at Hotel Elephant. £5, prebook, 8pm

On the fourth anniversary of the Libyan mortar attack that killed journalist Tim Hetherington, the Frontline Club in Paddington holds a memorial event. Friends, colleagues and others who are continuing his mission share their work. £12.50, 7pm
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Head to Chelsea Old Town Hall for an evening showcasing the best work of London's top emerging designers and celebrating London's fashion heritage. £16, 7pm
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Join Paul Jaboulet for an evening of wine tasting at Vivat Bacchus in Farringdon, focusing on the wines of the Rhône valley. Age 18+. £15, 7pm
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Udderbelly at Southbank Centre hosts Funny Peculiar, a night of comedy and variety in support of The Mental Health Foundation. Line-up includes stand up comedians Joe Lycett and Felicity Ward and a musical performance from Frisky & Mannish. £20/£15, prebook, 7.30pm

Monday night comedy for a fiver at the Good Ship in Kilburn, with Sofie Hagen, Rob Carter, Kevin J, Ash Frith and Elis James headlining. £5/£4, just turn up, 8pm

THE HOBBIT: …And The Battle of the Five Armies is the final Bilbo Baggins film. Watch it at Roxy in Borough High Street, while tucking into a meal. 18+. £12, prebook, 20 April, 8pm
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The Falcon Bride is the theme of tonight's Crick Crack Club storytelling event at Soho Theatre, led by Katy Calkwell and set in Iceland. Age 14+. £10/£8, prebook, 8pm

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Good Cause of the Day

Tonight, Almeida in Islington hosts a charity dinner to raise money for children’s charity NSPCC. Diners will embark on an evening of childhood nostalgia enjoying a three-course menu inspired by fairy tales and folklore of the past and present. Book your tickets here.

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