Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 31 May 2016

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WANDERING TREE: It's tree week, so time to celebrate with City Hall's pavement art installation of a huge 3D tree. You can even have your photo taken climbing it. Free, just turn up, 9am-6pm

For loads more tree-related things you can branch into this week, see our London Tree Week article.

JAPANESE POP ART: Spanning the Victoria Miro gallery's locations in Mayfair and Wharf Road, this new exhibition from Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama features specially-created paintings, pumpkin sculptures and mirror rooms, in her most extensive presentation in the gallery to date. It's the first time Mirror Rooms have gone on view in London since her Tate retrospective of 2012. Free, just turn up, 10am-6pm

REMEMBER: He's most famous for his turn as Captain von Trapp in the Sound Of Music, but Christopher Plummer reminds us of his immense talent as a straight actor in Atom Egoyan's thriller, Remember, as a man tracking down the guard who murdered his family, while battling dementia. See it at JW3. £5, prebook, 2pm

Doesn't look like he did much working out...but Henry VIII can help your run today. Image: flowcomm

SECRET RUN: Visit the Secret London Runs website for a work out with a difference. Their Henry VIII Unguided Running Tour takes you to some of London's most beautiful sights while filling you in on the history of Britain's much-married monarch. We'd recommend switching your codpiece for lycra though. Free, visit website, anytime

WHAT AILS MUSLIMS TODAY: Nuclear physicist, Pervez Amir Ali Hoodbhoy, discusses that challenges faced by today's muslim communities in Conway Hall's What Ails Muslims Today? £5, prebook, 6.30pm

DOWNTOWN BOYS: "Political sax punk party," Downtown Boys bring their English/Spanish hybrid of  punk, rock and jazz to Dalston's The Victoria. With support from Trash Kit and Ultimate Guitar Tabs. £7, prebook, 7.30pm

CUTTING EDGE: For comedy that's more topical than a cream you get from the doctor's, take yourself to The Comedy Store for The Cutting Edge. Six skilled stand ups put their spin on the week's news with jokes, songs and competitions. £16, prebook, 8pm

Good cause of the day

There's plenty of time to get training for this summer's AJ Bell London Triathlon on the 6-7 August. Run, swim and cycle your way to glory for your chosen charity. These include Bloodwise, Macmillan Cancer, Scope, Cancer Research and more. Join over 13,000 participants in two days of charitable exercise, with three distance options: Super Sprint, Sprint Team and Olympic. See website for details, 6-7 August 2016