Things To Do In London: Thursday 19 November 2015

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Learn all about body, mind and meditation in Tantric Buddhism at this major new exhibition featuring photography, archival and contemporary film and a wide range of artefacts. The centrepiece is a life-sized digital artwork by photographer Thomas Laird which presents murals found in 17th-century Tibetan temple, the Lukhang. Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, free, 10am-10pm

Spoil your mate with an afternoon treat for two where you can take in the views of the city, feast on cake and scones and sip prosecco. The Kitchen At Tower, Tower Bridge, £29, 1.30pm

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Foodies: Tobacco Dock is the place to be this weekend. Taste of London: The Festive Edition features top-tier chefs like Tom Kerridge, Marcus Wareing and José Pizarro, food from the best of the capital's restaurant scene, tastings, cookery demonstrations, a market and more. Get a tasty 20% discount with the code 'Londonist'. Tobacco Dock, Wapping, £12, 6pm-10pm

Take an evening paddle adventure up the Regent's Canal from Limehouse to Hackney, and marvel at the lights of the city reflected on the water. After all your hard work, enjoy pizza and beers at Crate Brewery. £36 per person in double kayak, prebook, 6.30pm

Improv group Notflix (which tonight includes Kieren Boyd of Wit Tank and Jo Stephenson) creates a musical from scratch at the Proud Archivist in Haggerston. £6, prebook, 7.30pm

Are you a secret shower singer? Why not take your skills along to this workshop and improve your morning renditions?You'll sing some soulful and uplifting songs: blues, world, folk and African traditional. Wac Arts, Belsize Park, £6, 7.30pm

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Two spoken word shows take a look at gender. Dave Pickering 'mansplains' masculinity while AJ McKenna explores what it’s like being on the receiving end of prejudice dressed up as banter. Pay what you like, just turn up, Dogstar, Brixton, 7.30pm

Jeremy Sassoon and his Trio: Soul Masters and Jazz Giants will soothe your soul with an eclectic mix of swing and jazz numbers while you tuck into your two-course dinner. Boisdale of Canary Wharf, £15, 7.30pm

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Following a successful Edinburgh Fringe run, David Elms is back with his show that appears to be about marriage, adulthood and compromise (although in the end you'll see it's all been about love). The Invisible Dot, King's Cross, £10/9, prebook, 7.30pm

Race against time, crack clues and take part in the fierce competition at this urban adventure which will get your heart racing and legs moving. Ziferblat, Shoreditch, £20, 8pm

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Become a belly dancing pro, get fit and have fun as you do it with 50% off a block of five classes. YMCA Tottenham Court Road, £25, 8pm

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Fight for Movember

Watch brave volunteers who've gone through a boxing training camp, in order to battle it out over three two-minute rounds. This charity event aims to raise £20,000 for Movember. York Hall, Bethnal Green, £35, prebook, 7.30pm-11pm


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