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Things to do today:
IMAGES OF NATURAL HISTORY: Hit the Horniman Museum this Monday to see Jim Naughten's striking natural history images through a stereoscopic viewer — a technique developed in the 1800s to view images in 3D. See the Animal Kingdom exhibition in a whole new way. Free, just turn up, 10.30am-5.30pm
ART IN EAST LONDON: Discover the street art scene in east London on this tour with Jesse. From its past as a criminal underworld, to its hipster present day incarnation, you'll see street art pieces from some of the world's most exciting graffiti artists, including Bansky, Space Invader and C215. £12, prebook, 11am
GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK: Treat your ears to the sweet sounds of Lee Gold as he sets Canary Wharf's Boisdale alight with The Great American Songbook. Choose a two-course meal or cocktail to accompany the show for the most relaxing start to the week. £15-£24.50, prebook, 6.30pm
LINE OF DUTY: See a preview of the third series of BAFTA nominated Line Of Duty at BAFTA HQ, 195 Piccadilly. Join the Q&A with writer/producer Jed Mercurio and stars Danny Mays, Vicky McClure and Adrian Dunbar after the screening. Free, prebook, 6.45pm
GOTHIC READS: Go Gothic at Strawberry Hill's Gothic Bookclub. Tonight's read is The Minotaur Takes A Cigarette Break by Stephen Sherrill. What happened to the Minotaur after Theseus? Is he really working in a South Carolina rib joint? Pop along to the book club to discuss this intriguing read. Free, prebook, 7.30pm
CRICK CRACK CLUB: Fairytales for adults from professional tale teller, Xanthe Gresham, at Soho Theatre's Crick Crack Club. Delighting in the absurd and preposterous, enjoy her engaging style as she gets you lost in the woods with a giant pestle and mortar. £10/£8, prebook, 8pm
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There's a new city of love...
With Valentine's Day peeking round the corner at us like a cheeky little cupid, we're talking dating in London at Conway Hall. London Is Dating matches up a panel of daters and dalliers to discover how we meet people in London. Whether you're a swiper, a speed dater or a believer in the 'meet cute', we want to hear your views on dating in the Big Smoke.
Ticket holders will also be invited to try our Londonist Lover-In questionnaire where we try and seat you with other like-minded people on the night. You never know who you might meet...
Head to the event page to buy tickets for London Is Dating on 11 February, 7.30pm. Tickets cost £8/£5
Good cause of the day
Book now for a night of live music, spoken word and dancing til late at Star of Kings on 13 February to raise money for migrants at the Calais border. Grace Petrie, Travis Alabanza and The Porcupine Dilemma are among the performers. £5.93-£8.58, prebook, 7pm-1am