Things To Do In London Today: Monday 25 January 2016

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Step inside Miro's Studio this Monday. Image: Spaightwood Galleries

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Things to do today:

MIRO'S STUDIO: Get immersed in this recreation of Joan Miro's Mallorca studio at Galeria Mayoral, Mayfair. Step into the world of the avant-garde artist's atelier, complete with furniture, painting materials and household items for an insight into the daily life of the Spanish surrealist painter. Free, just turn up, 10am-6pm

D-DAY AT THE IMAX: 6 June 1944, D-Day — the largest seaborne invasion in history. Head to BFI IMAX to catch D-Day 3D. Blending animation, CGI and live-action, this documentary shows the monumental event in full 3D on London's largest cinema screen. Be awed by this new perspective on one of the most important events of the Second World War. £9.50, prebook, 10.30am/1pm

ARMIDA QUARTET: Wigmore Hall hosts the prizewinning Armida Quartet, members of BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artist scheme, playing Beethoven and Mozart as part of BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert. £13/£11, prebook, 1pm

That's a lot of hot toddies you could have at Le Chiffre (see below). Image: Funzing

BURNS NIGHT MURDER MILE: Make like Taggart and shout "there's been a murduh" on this special Burn's Night edition of Murder Mile. 1 mile, 18 murderers, 75 deaths — there've been some gruesome goings-on in Soho. Turn detective on this walking tour, fake Scottish accent optional. £11.49, prebook, 6.30pm

COCKTAILS AND CANDLES: At Le Chiffre this Monday evening, there's more than a touch of whisky in this cocktail tasting from SPIES Society. Mixologist Mattia Picello whisks up Burns-inspired beverages that'll get your tastebuds doing a Highland Fling. £17, prebook, 7pm

NEVER FADE SESSIONS: A night of live music from six acoustic acts, Never Fade Sessions swings into The Social this Monday. The indie label mixes some of London's fine new talent with established artists, including Gabrielle Aplin, Hannah Grace and Mark Elliot, in this intimate evening. £10, prebook, 7pm

COMEDY: Rory O’Keefe’s new show is going to be about language, slang and robots. Of course; they’re natural bedfellows. See it in its fledgling stage, with a bonus set from Phil Wang, at Hen and Chickens in Islington. £5, prebook, 7.15pm

LONDON THINKS: Why do we believe the things we do? Are we genetically programmed to believe in things we can't see? Or are our beliefs imposed on us from a young age? Samira Ahmed chairs as panelists discuss the causes and effects of belief in the supernatural in Conway Hall's first London Thinks of 2016. £10/£5, prebook, 7.30pm

BURNS NIGHT GALA: Celebrate Burns Night with belly laughs at the annual Glasgow International Comedy Festival Gala at Leicester Square Theatre. It'll be a riot and a sell out so get your £12 tickets from our tickets site quick smart, starts 8pm

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Big London questions tackled by experts this week

How will we solve the housing crisis in the city? And what responsibility should artists take for the negative effects of gentrification? These thorny issues and more are being argued over by experts at a series of debates at Camden People's Theatre until 31 January. Tickets are £5, available from the website.

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Good cause of the day

Splash for cash as part of the Snowflake Swim at Charlton Lido. It's a chilly challenge raising money for Demelza Hospice Care For Children — a supportive service for young people with life limiting or life threatening conditions. All ages and swimming abilities are welcome and you choose the challenge, with various swimming distances available. £10 registration fee, £5 for children. Register on the website for the 31 January swim.