Things To Do In London: Wednesday 10 February 2016

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Find out all about Roald Dahl's wonderful world this Wednesday. Image: Southbank Centre

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Things to do today:

IMAGINE: Southbank's Imagine Children's Festival opens today, bursting with half-term shenanigans that kids up to age 12 will love. Discover Roald Dahl's wonderful world and meet best-selling children's authors. There's music from The Minpins and loads of exciting free workshops. See website for event costs, just turn up, 10.30am-4pm

EXPLORE FLEET STREET: Go behind the modern facade of Fleet Street as you delve into its past on this fascinating walking tour. Alleys, cobbled squares, Tudor buildings and the Demon Barber — you'll discover them all. £11.49/£6.34, prebook, 2pm-4pm

BIKE THE NIGHT THROUGH LONDON: See London at its beautiful best on this evening cycle past the iconic riverside of South Bank — from the modern of Millennium Bridge to the Dickens-esque St Katharine Docks, then onto the Houses of Parliament and Trafalgar Square. £25/£22, prebook, 3.30pm-6.30pm  

COMEDY: "Heavily influenced by Ikea" — their words not ours, Future Sellouts heads to The Dogstar Brixton featuring Max and Ivan (W1A), Lou Sanders (BBC3) and New Act Of The Year 2015 winner, Micheal Stranney. £8, just turn up, 7.30pm

Catch one of Orson Welles's finest performances in Citizen Kane (see below).

POLITICAL CARTOONS: PGrominent UK cartoonist Martin Rowson gives his thoughts on the power of giving and taking offence, a year after the Charlie Hebdo attack. He explores how far free speech can go in this discussion, followed by a Q&A at the Ladywell Tavern. £11.49, prebook, 8pm

BLINDFOLD DATE: Yep it's just what it sounds like — a spin on 90s TV show Blind Date with compere Ditzy Ritzy stepping into the shoes of our Cilla. Quickfire questions, a 'love tombola' and, yes, blindfolds. Head to Concrete, Shoreditch to find out more. £6, prebook, 8pm

CITIZEN KANE: See one of the greatest films of all time, and find out who/what the hell Rosebud is, at Regent Street Cinema, Britain's oldest. Orson Welles takes the lead as tycoon, Charles Foster Kane in this quasi-biographical tale based on the life of newspaper magnate, William Randolph Hearst. £10, prebook, 8.25pm

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Good cause of the day

Jo Brand, Paul Tomkinson, Kevin Eldon and more laugh-masters cram into Leicester Square Theatre for Dry Humour. It's giggling for a good cause — the charity Alcohol Concern — and there's a dry bar full of drinks to tickle your taste buds all evening. See website for details, 7.30pm