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Best Of Londonist: Kid Discos, The Crystal Maze And Lonely Trains

Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up.

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Sliding down the slide at the Carsten Höller exhibition (review below)

Top reviews

  • We let our inner child RUN RIOT at the new Carsten Höller exhibition ★★★★★
  • Art fights history at Tate Britain ★★★☆☆
  • Heels, soles and toes at V&A's new Shoes: Pleasure and Pain exhibition ★★★☆☆
  • Women rule in King John at The Globe ★★★★☆
  • Artists take on the River Thames at London Transport Museum's Prize for Illustration
  • Traces: a circus that shrugs off the end of the world ★★★★☆
  • Brixton has a new shipping container village — we explore (and we like)
  • The Red Lion shows the ugly side to a beautiful game ★★★☆☆

Things to do

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CEILIDH CLUB: Nothing like a Dashing White Sergeant to make you feel bonny, step into Scottish dancing with the ever so friendly Ceilidh Club and dance your cares away like a tartan Fraggle for £16.50.
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ALCOHOLIC AFTERNOON TEA: Take elegant Afternoon Tea with a Champagne cocktail for extra glamour at the Criterion Restaurant, Piccadilly this week for £19.
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ELVIS ON THE THAMES: Rock the Boat Elvis Dinner Cruises take to the Thames this summer, a perfect treat for visitors to Elvis at the O2. Boats leave from North Greenwich Pier at 8pm, a three-course dinner with sparkling wine will be served and Elvis tribute artist, Ben Thompson, will fill the blue suede shoes of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. On 25 June, 9, 23, 30 July, 27 August, YPlan price £39.20.
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WINE WORKSHOP: Get to grips with grapes at the Same But Different wine workshop on 22 July. Tasting will help you learn, hooray! Never be stuck between a Semillon and a Chardonnay again, £27.
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SWING DANCE: Swing dancing looks so much fun. Stop watching and get dancing with a beginners class from Swing Patrol at either the Water Poet E1, The Tabernacle W11 or Cecil's Cocktail Bar SE1. No experience or partner necessary, £10.
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