Today's Things To Do In London is sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan (MAFF) and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). They're organising a pop-up Japanese store in Westfield Shepherd's Bush this month — scroll down for more details.
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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE SELFIE:
Artist photographer Aliki Braine explores the change from what was the 'original selfie', of self portraiture to today's obsession with camera phone selfies. Art Workers Guild, Bloomsbury, £25, prebook, 9.45am-noon
ANGEL CHRISTMAS WREATH WORKSHOP:
Get into the Christmas spirit with some festive craft and create your own Christmas wreath at this workshop to bring some seasonal cheer to your front door. Crafty Arts, Romford, £29.95, 1pm
LADY CHASITY'S RESERVE:
Solve Lady Chastity's secrets to win this game which is set to be a dark and comedic tale. Try out the latest trend sweeping the country, immersive team gaming, for something a bit different from your normal Tuesday evening. We enjoyed it when we went. Four Thieves, Clapham Junction, £16, 6.15pm
BROOKLYN SCREENING AND TALK:
Screening of Brooklyn, a tale of love, loss and identity which is based on the novel by Colm Tóibín and adapted by Nick Hornby for the silver screen. Nick Hornby will be in attendance for a ScreenTalk after the film, hosted by Anna Smith, Contributing Editor of ELLE UK. Barbican, £13.50, prebook, 6.15pm
CALM YOUR MIND:
This talk will cover how to understand mindfulness, emotional intelligence and self-awareness and how you can use these techniques every day at work, in relationships and in life. WeWork, Spitalfields, £29, 6.30pm
AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOP:
Get into the rhythm at this workshop which will show you the basic techniques of African drumming on dunun and djembe drums. The class is suitable for beginners to experts, so get down there and make some noise. The Kirtland Centre, Mile End, £10, 7.15pm
Come and listen to five fantastical stories at this spoken-word night themed around Alice in Wonderland, which celebrates the 150th anniversary of the novel. Try the 'eat me' and 'drink me' surprises, and win prizes. Downstairs at The Phoenix, Cavendish Square, Marylebone, £5, 7pm doors, 7.30pm start
NIGHT HOWLS COMEDY:
Beth Vyse headlines at Night Howls at the Betsey Trotwood, with even more character and sketch from Alison Thea-Skot, Fraser Millward, Lizzie Bates and others. Free, just turn up, 8pm
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Taste delicious Japanese fare at Westfield this month
Japanese food lovers ahoy! The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan (MAFF) together with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) have just announced the opening of a two-month food and drink pop-up store in Westfield Shepherd's Bush.
Japan Delicious will offer innovative Japanese confectionaries, snacks, dressings, sake, and much more. Daily samplings will also be available to experience new tastes of Japan.
Find Japan Delicious on the ground floor at Westfield Shepherd's Bush, 4006 Ariel Way, W12 7GF. The pop-up takes place from 9-29 November in front of Boots and from 2-22 December in front of Next.
Today's Things To Do in London is sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan (MAFF) and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
Good cause of the day
The Comedy Grotto: a fundraiser in aid of MTI's Syria Refugee Relief Appeal
A great line-up for an evening of belly-laugh inducing comedy including Brett Goldstein (star of Derek), Lou Sanders (as seen on Russell Howard's Good News) and Phil Wang (of hilarious sketch group Daphne). The Star Of King's, King's Cross, free (donations gratefully received), 7.30pm doors, show starts at 8pm
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