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THE JOY OF SHOES:
A treat for all shoe lovers as fashion historian Amber Butchart discusses the V&A exhibit Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, which displays the extremes of footwear from around the world and throughout history. Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, Bloomsbury, £25, ticket includes coffee and pastries, prebook, 9.45am-12pm
Listen to/watch musicians performing a “feminine nihilistic gospel song”. Originally filmed in various rooms of the grand Rokeby villa in New York, Ragnar Kjartansson's acclaimed exhibition is now being screened in a Soho car park. The Vinyl Factory Space, Brewer Street Car Park, free, 12pm-6pm
SKATE AND DONATE:
Get your skates on and head down to Broadgate Ice Rink for its launch night. All proceeds from tickets sold will go towards Richard House Children’s Hospice, which supports children with life-limiting diseases. Broadgate Ice Rink, Exchange Square, prebook, 5.45pm-9pm
BEER TASTING AND BREWERY TOUR:
Become a beer expert on this tour, which shows you how Crate lovingly creates its brews. Most importantly, you'll get to taste the stuff. Crate Brewery, Hackney Wick, £15, 6pm
DINNER AND DRINKS WITH A VIEW:
Enjoy a sharing platter accompanied by either classic cocktails or champagne, as you take in the views of the capital at night — 28 floors up. Galvin At Windows, Green Park, £29, 6pm
90S STYLE HOUSE PARTY:
You'll think you've stepped in a time machine when you enter this 90s house party complete with everything from the brightest, poppiest decade — including music, cocktails and party snacks. The Little Yellow Door, Notting Hill, £7, the first cocktail is on the house, prebook, 7pm
IN THE PICTURE WITH GILES DULEY:
After a decade of travelling all over the world, photographer Giles Duley presents his work and discusses how his approach to photography has evolved after his life-changing journey. Frontline Club, Paddington, £12.50, 7pm
Pick up a paint brush at this informal art class and unleash your inner artist while enjoying a drink. All materials provided. The Holly Bush, Hampstead, £25, 8pm
WEDNESDAY NIGHT COMEDY:
A triple bill of award winning comedy that will put a smile on your face on hump day. The line-up is a mix of established TV comedians and fresh new talent. Either way it will make you giggle. Top Secret Comedy Club, Covent Garden, £1, 8pm
Drunk History’s Jen Kirkman brings her sharp and confessional stand-up to Soho Theatre until Saturday. £15/£12.50, prebook, 9.30pm
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Comedy in support of WaterAid
Wet your pants laughing at this charity comedy evening in support of World Toilet Day. Set sail on a floating bar on the Thames as Shappi Khorsandi hosts the evening which seeks to raise awareness of the fact one in three people live without access to a proper toilet. Joining Shappi is veteran comic Arthur Smith, the hilarious, award-winning Bec Hill and many more. The Tattershall Castle, £12 seated/£10 standing, £10/£8 concessions, prebook, 7pm
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