Things To Do In London: Tuesday 20 October 2015

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Hear Singaporean soprano Ee Ping sing songs from around the world at St Martin-in-the-Fields. Free, just turn up, 1pm

On day three of six, watch professional track cycling in the Velodrome with light-shows and Ministry of Sound DJs combining bikes and beats. Expect drama on the track and a party atmosphere. Tickets from £20, prebook, 6.30pm

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Ragged Children, Mended Lives: Childhood and Philanthropy in Late Victorian London uses original research and previously unseen materials to explore the lives of children in the old East End and the complex legacy of the philanthropists who tried to improve their lot. Free, prebook, 6.30-8.30pm

A collection of inspiring films that challenge assumptions on the process of ageing inspired by the UN International Day Of Older Persons. There'll also be live talks from guests and filmmakers. The Proud Archivist, £6, 7pm

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The menu at POP-Down has been designed by one of Cuisson’s top chef’s, Chavdar Torodov, who has perfected four exclusive dishes for the residency. There'll also be surprises thrown in too. £39 for 4 courses, from 7pm

The difficulties faced by Afghan photojournalists documented through intimate interviews and never-before-seen archive footage. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the directors at the Frontline Club, Paddington, £10, 7pm

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Benedict Barber isn’t afraid of the dark... in fact he embraces it. Follow the magician as he leads you on a terrifying journey that will send shivers down your spine. Consummate showmanship and dazzling theatrics make Master of the Macabre a thrilling experience from the first trick to the last. The Vaults Theatre, Waterloo, £10, 7.30pm

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An excellent line-up in Brixton with multiple Edinburgh nominee James Acaster, Edinburgh newcomer winner Sofie Hagen, Matthew Crosby and Sam Fletcher. £5/£7, prebook, 8pm

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Contact The Elderly, Golden Jubilee Concert
An evening of readings from special guests and classical greats at St Paul’s Cathedral in aid of Contact The Elderly. The evening's programme includes pieces from The Sound of Music (Hammerstein), Company (Sondheim), Serenade for Strings (Tchaikovsky), Ave Verum (Mozart) and works by Handel, Parry and Whitacre. There will also be an opportunity for everyone to sing along together before the end of the concert. St.Paul's Cathedral, £15-£45 plus booking fee, prebook, 7pm

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