Things To Do In London: Tuesday 5 January 2016

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Things to do today:

WALKING TOUR: On this Look Up London tour of Fleet Street you'll encounter tales of disgruntled writers, murderous villains and pet parrots. £10/£12+bf, prebook, 12noon-1.30pm

THEATRE TALK: Head to the National's Olivier Theatre to hear writer Moira Buffini and director Rufus Norris discuss and the creative process behind their new musical version of Lewis Caroll's book. £3/£4, prebook, 6pm

CHRISTIE'S LIFESTYLE LATE: Head to Christie's Late in South Kensington where you can spend the evening listening to talks on chalet interiors and winter sports. Once you've explored the pop-up shops and healthy food stalls take the opportunity to unwind with a yoga session. Free, just turn up, 6pm-8.30pm

PRINT A TEE: Get crafty at Drink, Shop & Do in King's Cross where you can upcycle an old tshirt with colourful printing techniques and bold patterns. Take your own top or purchase one for £3. £20, prebook, 6pm-7.30pm

COMEDY: There’s a comedy contest going at the Cavendish Arms in Vauxhall all this week. Pop along, it’s free, and you might see a big name of the future. Free, just turn up, 7pm

FRENCH DELIGHTS: Professional baker JoJo invites you to a hands-on experience learning how to make perfect colourful French Macarons. Just bring a container to take them home in, if you think you can resist eating them beforehand. £26, from 7pm

BEATNIK BUSKING: If you're a fan of blues music head along to Apples and Pears regular acoustic/folk night in Brick Lane which kicks off with open mic slots and ends with a featured artist. Free, just turn up, 7pm-11pm

Listen to Londonist on your commute

Liven up your commute with our regular podcast Londonist Out Loud. In the latest one, N Quentin Woolf looks back at the best bits from 2015 as he travels through the city meeting an eclectic group of Londoners. Have a rummage through the archive to see what takes your fancy.

Good cause of the day

On 8 January Union Chapel is hosting a charity benefit concert for refugees. The concert brings together musicians from Turkey, Iran and the UK to raise money for Heyva Sor, a charity which helps people displaced due to war, disasters and poverty. Heyva Sor sets up refugee camps and provides people with the basic needs for survival. £15adv+bf, prebook, 7pm

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