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Tomorrow: Have a wild night with Londonist

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Love animals and wildlife? We're gathering a selection of London's top urban wildlife experts together on Monday night, for an evening discussing issues around London animals.

Hear from the urban birdwatcher David Lindo; Helen Babbs, author of My Garden, the City and Me: Rooftop Adventures in the Wilds of London; the London Wildlife Trust director of conservation, Mathew Frith; and urban bat detective, Kate Jones.

Find out more about the event here, and book your ticket here.

London Is...Wild at Conway Hall, 2 November, £8/£5

Top reviews

  • FILM: Daniel Craig looks like he's had enough in new Bond instalment Spectre — and there's strange use of London landmarks too ★★☆☆☆
  • EXHIBITION: Fascinating insight into religion through spectacular objects on display in British Museum's Faith After The Pharoahs exhibition ★★★★☆
  • THEATRE: David Hare tells the story of Glyndebourne ★★★★☆
  • ART: This heartfelt love letter to Charles and Ray Eames will leave newcomers lost  ★★☆☆☆
  • ART: Liotard's paintings of children with wide, dead eyes are distinctly creepy ★★☆☆☆
  • THEATRE: Beverley Knight leads a sterling cast in Cats  ★★★★☆

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If you're still waiting for your letter from Hogwarts, this live action team game is for you. Age 16+. Learn how to brew potions and translate runes while testing your teamwork and logic skills. £30, until 6 November

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Head to Crafty Arts in Romford to learn how to crochet. Whether you're a beginner or more experienced in the world of wool, go along to pick up new skills and meet like-minded people. £6.95, 3 November
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No experience is needed for this introduction to the sport of fencing in Victoria. Wear sports clothing and shoes, but other equipment is provided. £14, 4 November
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Remember, remember, 5th November. Well, you won't if you drink too much at brewery tour and tasting at Ealing Park Tavern. £10, 5 November
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Conductor Jaime Martín leads the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a night of Mexican music at Royal Festival Hall on South Bank. From £9, 6 November

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Brixton Jamm heralds the start of winter with an evening of fun to warm your cockles. Tuck into street food and mulled wine while watching fire dancers perform, and enjoy live music and DJ sets. From £5, 7 November

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Head to Central London Kitchens in Haggerston for a chocolate tasting workshop. Sample items from 100% pure chocolate to freshly made cream truffles and take home a goody bag. £34, 8 November

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