Things To Do In London: Wednesday 20 April 2016

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Take a walk through the City Of London's arty streets today. Image: londonstreetart2

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Things to do today:  

ART WALK: Stroll into the wealth of public art in the City of London with Gallery on the Street. Join Alexandra Epps, City of London and Tate guide, as she reveals stories of the city's artists and their influences — all within the historic surroundings of the Square Mile. £12.80, prebook, 10.30am

LONDON MARATHON EXPO: Whether you're running or supporting this Sunday, everyone's welcome at the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo. ExCeL will be packed with exhibitors, nutrition experts and running coaches — you can even have a sports massage. Check the website for a full range of exhibitors. Free, just turn up, 11am until 23 April

READ A COAT OF ARMS: Learn how to decode the intriguing heraldry of the Coat of Arms in this workshop with Dr Robert Peck. He'll provide an insight into the world of medieval genealogy at the Society of Genealogists. £8, prebook, 2pm

90S QUIZ: Think you know your 90s? Got the entire lyrics to Boom! Shake The Room memorised? Prove your knowledge at Filthy Fanny's Totally, Like, Whatever Quiz of the 90s. Grab your Union Jack mini dress/shorts and get involved. £10 per team (max size four), just turn up, 6.30pm

DAME SALLY DAVIES: The Royal Society welcomes Professor Dame Sally Davies as she discusses A Life in Health. Her incredible career has taken her from ground-breaking research to becoming the first woman to hold the role of Chief Medical Officer for England. Free, just turn up, 6.30pm

KLEZMER CONCERT: London Klezmer Quartet — a musical tradition of Jewish Eastern Europe, burst into Sands Films with their vibrant music, taking you from the Baltic to the Black Sea in one evening. £15.61, prebook, 7.30pm

Taste a Japanese menu with your movie at Curzon Soho (see below). Image: Curzon

COMEDY: Like your comedy with a side-order of song? I Am Thomas smashes onto the stage at Wilton's Music Hall. It's a blend of black humour and musical theatre, with lyrics by the award-winning Simon Armitage, and a live score. £15-£28, prebook, 7.30pm

SWING WORKSHOP: Fit For Flight is an eight-week course with Up Swing, starting tonight at Rich Mix. The class is a combination of body conditioning — with work on low slung aerial silk cocoon and hoop to build upper body and core strength, stamina, flexibility and balance. Perfect for both complete beginners and pros. £15 per class or £100 for eight, prebook, 7.45pm

WOMEN IN REVOLT: Women in Revolt presents an exploration of female filmmaking, networking and screenings. Supported by Film London, screenings showcase the capital's most exciting new film work at 93 Feet East. £3, prebook, 8pm

EDIBLE CINEMA: Cinema that you can eat along with — yep that's right. Watch Palme d'Or nominee Our Little Sister at Curzon Soho, as you taste an inventive Japanese-inspired menu specially created by Blanch and Shock. £38/ £35.50, prebook, 8.30pm

Good cause of the day

Veteren London Marathon runner Paul Goldstein has donned his trusty tiger suit to run a dozen marathons, raising £150,000 for charity. He's even been up Mount Kilimanjaro in it. This year, the tiger suit gets its last outing as Paul runs one final marathon. Join him at Amba Hotel for a night of photography, anecdotes and entertainment as he takes you through tales of running as a nine foot tiger, in aid of Exodus — who are fundraising to build a language school next to Tadoba National Park in India. £12, prebook, 7.30pm, 20 April