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Savour the best of both worlds at this cheese and wine masterclass at The Islington Studios. Spend two hours tasting crumbly cheeses paired with a fine beer or wine. £28, 7pm
WOMEN CHANGING THE WORLD:
Head to Housmans book shop for a discussion about Here We Stand:Women Changing the World. The book is an anthology about contemporary women campaigners and how they were changed by the process of changing the world. £3, 7pm
Afghan-born photographer Zalmaï has travelled the world documenting the devastation of war. Tonight he's at Frontline Club in Paddington to talk about the trials and tribulations of his homeland and the fallout from the US-led invasion. £12.50, 7pm
Islington tea shop Piacha has an evening of free tea tasting. Go along, sample some of their blends, talk to their tea experts. Simples. Free, just turn up, 6pm-9pm
PAINT LIKE BANKSY:
Have a go at painting like elusive street artist Banksy at this pop up painting class at Hoxton Pastry Union. Learn all the skills you need — art materials are provided. £25, 7.30pm
CRICK CRACK CLUB:
Hugh Lupton is an expert in deep patterns of traditional narrative. For tonight's Crick Crack Club at Swedenborg House, he addresses the question, do we live the myths, or do the myths live us? £8, prebook, 7pm
Sands Film Studio in Rotherhithe is hosting an evening performance by Norwegian musician Torgeir Vassvik. He plays traditional tunes, combining the Sami drum with throat joik and natural sound. £14, prebook, 7.30pm
Want to see Sylvia Plath take on Ted Hughes? Rabbie Burns up against Byron? In the Dead Poets Death Match at Camden Roundhouse, choose which poets you want to see played out, and pick the winner. Mark Grist and MC Mixy are the stars. £5-£15, prebook, 8pm
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Fancy trekking up Snowdon? Register now to take part in British Red Cross's Snowdon Trek on 27 June. It's a 10-mile trek to the summit of the highest mountain peak in England and Wales, with a £10 registration fee and £100 sponsorship target.
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