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BEING A MAN: Today's the first day of Southbank Centre's Being A Man Festival, a three-day event addressing the subject of masculinity in the 21st century. Today, watch the Metropolitan Police Male Voice Choir perform. Various prices, 27-29 November
SCREEN PRINTING: It's #Secondhandfirst Week, and to mark the occasion, Traid in Peckham is running a screen printing workshop. Transform a second-hand t-shirt or item of clothing using eco-friendly water-based inks. £4, 6.30pm
MUSEUM LATES: Two South Kensington museums are open late tonight for this adults-only event. Natural History Museum offers after-hours access to its exhibitions, galleries and shops, along with comedy, special tours and a bar. Free (ticket required for some exhibitions), just turn up, from 6pm. Meanwhile, across the road, the V&A has a late-night opening based around the current Made in India exhibition. Free, just turn up, 6.30pm-10pm
CITIZEN SCIENCE: Astrophysicist Chris Lintott (who has appeared on In The Night Sky) is at the Royal Institution to talk about citizen science, and how volunteers have been involved in science projects including the discovery of other galaxies. Free, just turn up, 6.30pm
LONDON CONTEMPORARY VOICES: 100 piece choir London Contemporary Voices perform a concert at St-John-At-Hackney Church (having previously performed at Burberry catwalk shows). Tonight they'll be collaborating with quintet Phoria, electro-pop artist Gwilym Gold and more. £15, prebook, 7pm
THE TSAR'S CUP: The subject of this month's Friday Night Discourse at the Royal Institution is the Davy Cup, a silver-gilt cup awarded to Humphrey Davy by Tsar Alexander I in 1825 as a symbol of his gratitude for Davy's invention of the miner's safety lamp. £17/£11, prebook, 7.50pm
COMEDY: Alex Horne making a real-life version of the game Mousetrap has been rightly hailed as a work of genius by all and sundry. This is apparently one of the last times it’ll happen, so catch it tonight or tomorrow at Hoxton Hall. £15/£13, prebook, 8pm
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Our pick of YPlan's film tickets.
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN: Stanley Tucci presents the famous Watergate film starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford at Regent's Street Cinema on 27 November at 7.30pm, tickets £11.
STEVE JOBS: Watch the story of the intense, driven Apple supremo at a Vue Cinema this weekend for just £7.
DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN: Dress up 80s-style for a themed night at West End Film Club, starting with the Madonna movie then an afterparty on the roof of the Century Club in Soho, on 28 November from 6.45pm, tickets £10.
GREMLINS: Smith's of Smithfield go back to the 80s with this Sunday lunchtime screening of the Christmas horror classic, on 29 November at 1pm, tickets (which include a cocktail) £10.
WITHNAIL AND I: Pillow Cinema screen the brilliant British black comedy at Sutton House in Hackney on 1 December at 7.10pm, tickets £7.50 for gallery seat or £27.50 to share a beanbag.
SPECTRE: Catch the latest Bond film at Regent Street Cinema on 9 and 10 December at 7.30pm, tickets £11.
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: Nomad Cinema is screening the much loved Christmas classic at Ecclestone Place Courtyard in Belgravia on 13 December at 5.30pm, tickets £11.
Good cause of the day:
To mark the end of Movember, Reebok is holding a free outdoor assault course in Montgomery Square today from 11am-5.30pm. It's free to take part, but you'll need to register (and consider making a donation to the Movember Foundation).
London in lights:
With Christmas coming, lights and trees are going up all over the city, and London's looking lovely and twinkly. We'll be bringing you the best snaps of London at Christmas over on our Instagram account.
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