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Things to do today:
ART EXHIBITION: Catch the last week of Yayoi Kusama's exhibition which spans both Victoria Miro galleries. There are immersive mirror rooms, iconic pumpkin sculptures and her ongoing My Eternal Soul series. Until 30 July
CHILDREN'S ART WORKSHOP: Kids can create their own magical wonderland with block prints, under the guidance of textile designer Zeena Shah at Foyles Charing Cross Road. £5 (or £12 with a copy of Zeena's colouring book), book in advance, 2pm
OUTDOOR RIVERSIDE BANQUET: There's a feast on the Southbank with an eight-dish tasting menu created by top chefs from Bibendum, Grain Store and Galvin Bistrot de Luxe. To celebrate Maille's Fete de la Gastronomie, treat your tastebuds and your eyes as you take in the glorious views of the river. £30, book in advance, 6pm
ARTIST TALK: Painter, East End native and Bow Open Show's guest curator Anj Smith will talk about her painting, which explore identity, gender and family. Takes place at Nunnery Gallery. £3, book in advance, 6pm
BOOK TALK: Journalist Anna James chairs a discussion with authors of young adult literature as they discuss friendships, first loves and sisterhood. Nibble on complimentary pizza at Foyles Charing Cross Road as you gain an insight into how to write teenage fiction. £8/£5, book in advance, 6pm
DOCTOR WHO TOUR: Visit the filming locations of the new Doctor Who series on a two-hour walking tour around London. £12, book in advance, 7pm
LIFE AFTER DEATH: Join Professor Philip Almond at Conway Hall as he explores life after death as explored in religion, literature and philosophy. £5, book in advance, 7.30pm
Immerse yourself in art, food and wine
A nice glass of wine while you mooch around an art gallery is always enjoyable. But here's an exhibition with a difference: the art is all inspired by wine.
Côtes du Rhône challenged students at London College of Communication to create works which engage people through the senses — from sound to smell and touch.
You can immerse yourself in the results at The Rhône Touch: an exhibition, Côtes du Rhône bar, and pop-up restaurant from Young British Foodies Chef of the Year, Adam Rawson. He's created a delicious tasting menu including charred leek, 60 day aged beef txuleton and seabass ceviche — all paired with top quality Côtes du Rhône wines.
And if you don't want to have the formal meal, join head sommelier and raconteur, Douglas Blyde at the bar to learn more about the wines (by drinking them, of course), and enjoy snacks such as burgers and ceviche.
The Rhône Touch runs until 31 July at Platform Theatre and Bar, UAL: Central Saint Martins, Handyside Street, N1C 4AA. Entry to the exhibition is free. A tasting menu, including wine pairing with three Rhône Valley wines is £49; book at therhonetouch.com
Good cause of the day
JAZZ CONCERT: Listen to Jazz trio Cygnus Flare as they play in aid of young conscripts injured in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed territory recognised internationally as part of Azerbaijan. £21.83, book in advance, 7pm
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SWEDISH WHISKY TASTING: Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur, sample six premium whiskies at the Strongroom Bar and discover what makes their flavours so distinctive. £10, 27 July
SELF-DEFENCE CLASS: Learn the ancient art of Wing Chun at a women-only class near King's Cross. Expert instructors will teach you street defence that relies on angles and core muscles rather than strength. £6, 28 July