Things To Do In London: Monday 22 February 2016

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400 wines to sample at this wine pop-up. That's a lot of corks. Image: Jeric Santiago

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Things to do today:

JEWISH BOOK WEEK: As part of Jewish Book Week, JW3 hosts a conversation with author Dina Gold, writer of Stolen Legacy: Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18. This story details Dina's quest to reclaim her family's beautiful Berlin business quarters after the fall of the Berlin Wall. £8, prebook, 1pm

HAVE A GOOD CHAT: Whether you're a listener or a talker, head to The School Of Life for a look into conversation — the psychology and philosophy of a good old chat. Life coach Fiona will take you through idle banter to ambitious dialogues and unravel the mysteries of talking. £45, prebook, 2.10pm-5pm

TRY A TATTOO: Get hands-on with henna at Vaibhav's Try Henna experience. She'll fill you in on the history of henna, while drawing beautiful bespoke (and temporary) designs on your skin. It's a great way to test out a tattoo before going permanent or just to try a new look for a few days. Taste delicious Indian refreshments too. £17/£14, prebook, 5.30pm

Treat your hands to henna this Monday. Image: Izzah Zainab

ASIA HOUSE FILM FESTIVAL: It's the opening gala of the Asia House Film Festival at The Ham Yard Hotel, Soho. Tonight's film is Stranger, Kazakhstan's official submission for this year's Oscars. Set in 1930s Kazakhstan, this is a beautifully shot story about searching for freedom. £20, prebook, 6pm

START SEWING: Let your inner Dior burst out at this pattern cutting workshop. Get to snips (sorry) with patterns and create your own paper one in this introductory class with The Fashion Box. Beginners welcome. £25, prebook, 6pm

WINE POP-UP: One night, 80 wineries, 400 wines for the sampling. Yes, you read that right. Who needs the weekend when you can head to this Wine Pop-up on Brick Lane? As if that's not enough for your tastebuds, we hear rumours of salt beef, hot dogs and fried chicken. £20, prebook, 6.30pm

THEATRE: Better known for rip-roaring stand-up poetry, Luke Wright’s first fringe theatre show is a poetic monologue about friendship, class and a really bad festival. At Soho Theatre until 12 March. £10-£15, prebook, 7.15pm

MUSIC LAUNCH: Country songstress Charlotte Campbell launches her EP, Nashville Sessions, at The Bedford tonight. As well as her newest work, Charlotte will also play songs from recent album, Making Waves. £5.31, prebook, 7.30pm

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Good cause of the day

Climb the O2 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust on Saturday 5 March. Up At The O2 is a 90-minute hike over the famous dome with some of London's best views. Team CF offers tons of encouragement and you'll be in a team of 16 people, so there'll be plenty of support. Pledge to raise at least £150 for the charity, which helps those born with the life-limiting condition (over 10,000 people in the UK are affected by CF). See website for registration details. 10.30am/11am, 5 March 2016