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GREAT PLAGUE FESTIVAL:
There's tons of morbidly fascinating events for you to take part in to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Plague Festival. You can expect a death procession, talks at the Wellcome Collection, workshops, guided walks and more. It's also your last chance to see the Great Plague exhibition at St Botolph’s church (closes 6 September). Some events require booking. Until 6 September
BOND IN MOTION:
An exhibition at London Film Museum in Covent Garden which features a number of vehicles from the Bond films. £9.50, prebook, 10am
SMALLS FILM FESTIVAL:
The Hoxton Arches will be filled with five days worth of short films from established and emerging filmmakers as well as talks and masterclasses with leading professionals. Tonight the opening party will provide a taster of things to come. Check the website for the full programme of events, the festival runs until 9 September. £5, prebook, 7pm
A MILE IN MY SHOES:
Get shoe swapping, literally at Riverside Gardens as part of Totally Thames Festival. It's an interactive shoe shop that hopes you'll take a tread in a stranger's shoes and learn their story. Don't forget to wear socks! Free, just turn up, noon-6pm
SEA LIFE AFTER DARK:
The London Aquarium is hosting a late night event where you can wander under the watery depths of the glass walkway with cocktail in hand. Ticket includes a glass of Prosecco. £29, prebook, 6.45pm
If you like your comedy like wine (vintage that is) head to Leicester Square Theatre in Soho to see Richard Herring's four year old Edinburgh show, What Is Love Anyway? £10, prebook, 7pm
WELLCOME COLLECTION LATE:
Head to the Wellcome Collection to explore noise, tumult, rest and relaxation with the Hubbub through talks, performances, workshops and installations. Free, just turn up, 7pm-11pm
At Storylines held at The Deptford Lounge, the evening play is a result of newspaper stories suggested by the audience throughout the day (join in on twitter @ampersandmedia between 9am and 11pm). In the evening the play will be performed. The performances run on a pay-what-you-think-it's-worth basis, prebook, 7.30pm
SOME VOICES CHOIR:
Some Voices are no typical choir. Following their sold-out performances of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet at the Southbank Centre, and the mystical Sweet Dreams at Oval Space, Some 200 strong voices will take you on a musical trip of the West Coast, playing everything from the Beach Boys to Snoop Dogg at St John's in Hackney. £16.50, prebook, 7.30pm
FAULTY TOWERS DINING:
Dine with the likes of Basil, Sybil and Manuel from the popular tv show at Torquay Suite Theatre in Charing Cross where things will inevitably go wrong; but arrive hungry, you will eventually be served up a three meal course. £52, prebook, 7.30pm
Hear the complete works of Chopin at St Johns Smith Square in Westminster, a 300 year old building with beautiful acoustics. £12, prebook, 7.30pm
If you like it experimental, go to the Camden Head to catch some differently styled comedy from Jessie Cave, Adam Hess, Candy Gigi and LetLuce. £4/£5, prebook, 8.30pm
Good cause of the day
Art in Crisis is a national arts programme featuring exhibitions and events organised by the homeless charity Crisis. Next week Spitalfields Market will be a centre of creativity with workshops in print making, life drawing, singing, Shakespeare, music and more. Check the website for details. Free, just turn up, until 21 September
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