Things To Do In London Today: Thursday 28 April 2016

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Take a step back to the sixties at the Jewish Museum. Image: Nik Stanbridge

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Things to do today:

1960s LONDON: Time travel back to the streets of 1960s London with the work of photographer, Dorothy Bohm. Sixties London opens today at the Jewish Museum — a fascinating snapshot of the lives of real people through one of the city's most exciting times. £7.50, just turn up, 10am-5pm

AGE OF STEAM: The recently-opened Antik Bar Gallery presents its first exhibition, a collection of vintage travel posters from the golden age of travel of the 1920s-30s. See how the magnificent ocean liners and steam trains were almost as exciting as the destination itself. Free, just turn up, 11am-7pm

SPRING FLING: It's VE Day and there's a a celebratory tea dance. Throw on your best 1940s dress, burn that ration book (what do you mean 'not just yet'?) and dig into tea, cake and live music at Pentland Theatre. We're In The Mood. £5, prebook, 1.30pm

Sail into the age of steam today (see above). Image: Christopher Leigh

FAKE SPACESHIPS: Ever had a really weird night out in London? We've found one for you; join an audio walk that takes you through the story of Karen's Fake Spaceships, via microwaves, bathtubs, tigers, casinos, cheeseburgers, a slighted criminal and some dolphins. Intrigued? Us too. £1.49 (to download the app), just turn up — check website for details, 7pm

JAM SANDWICH: Help yourself to Jam Sandwich tonight, as the Troubadour is filled with the sounds of Georgia Mason, Sam Garrett, Anna Zed and Ray Wills, plus live drawing and a jam session. £6.50, prebook, 8pm

POETRY: "Like mud wrestling, only with words" is how poetry gig Bang Said The Gun describes itself. If you like your spoken word more spirit than sonnet, get yourself to the Bloomsbury Theatre for tonight's show. £15/£12.50, prebook, 8pm  

POP UP OPERA: The London Museum of Water and Steam presents Pop Up Opera: Romeo and Juliet. Expect romance, betrayal, exquisite music and awe-inspiring vocals. Tuck into a tasty dinner before and then sit back and be immerse in Shakespeare's classic tale. £17.50-£25, prebook, 6.30pm (for dinner, £5 extra), performance: 8pm

RAW LAUGHS: Things get RAW at Angel Comedy tonight. Come and support first-time stand up comedians and experienced acts testing out new material — you never know which stars of the future you might see. Free, just turn up, 8pm

Good cause of the day

It's been a year since a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, one of the world's poorest countries, and eight million people were been affected. North London's Silver Bullet hosts a fundraiser for Our Sansar — a charity still working on the ground in Nepal. Come down and enjoy a night of entertainment, music and more. £5, just turn up, 7pm, 28 April