Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 13 July 2016

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Joana Dias at Flappers, Jacksons Lane. Photo by Bertil Nilsson for the National Centre for Circus Arts.

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Things to do today:

MEN'S FASHION TOUR: Uncover the secrets of Savile Row and find out what it really takes to make a bespoke men's suit. £20, book in advance, 10am

DARCEY BUSSELL: Hear Darcey Bussell, ballerina and president of the Royal Academy of Dance, in conversation with Sir David Tang, followed by an audience Q&A. £10 (+booking fee), book in advance, 6.30pm

WHISKY-JAZZ TASTING: Does sound affect flavour? Pop down to Kansas Smitty's in Broadway Market to see if melody and tempo have an impact on your dram. £8, book in advance, 6.30pm

BLUES AND BBQ: Gorge on smokehouse ribs, sip bourbon and soak up the sounds of live blues, at Low, Slow & Juke, nestled between Westminster and Victoria. Then party on with an awesome Motown playlist. Free entry, book in advance, 7pm

SPOKEN WORD: Head to Pop Brixton for a line up of poets, musicians and DJs for a novel creative experience. £8/10, book in advance/just turn up, 7.30pm

FILM SCREENING: Watch The Mission, a documentary about the UN and the Dutch ministries of defence and foreign affairs. Proceeded by a Q&A with Colonel Joost de Woof, the man who the film follows. £10, book in advance, 7.30pm

Get your BBQ and blues fix at Low, Slow & Juke

QUARTET PERFORMANCE: For the Sacconi Quartet's 15th anniversary, they're playing pieces by Mozart and Mendelssohn. They'll also be joined by acclaimed tenor Mark Padmore for the London premiere of In Damascus. £16.50-34.50, book in advance, 7.30pm

INTERACTIVE QUIZ: Test your knowledge and make new friends with an action-packed quiz and raucous games at The Phoenix in Oxford Circus. £7, book in advance/just turn up, 7.30pm

ADDICTION TALK: Listen to Professor Marc Lewis and journalist Johann Hari discuss whether or not addiction is a disease at Conway Hall Ethical Society. £10, book in advance, 7.30pm

FEMALE CIRCUS CABARET: Feast your eyes on a circus/comedy/live art fusion at Jacksons Lane, Highgate. Highlights include beatboxing, acrobatics and aerial hooping. £14/Pay What You Decide, book in advance, 8pm

INTERNATIONAL COMEDY NIGHT: Laugh away the Brexit blues with a night of giggles, featuring comedians from Japan, Romania and Jamaica, just to name a few. We heard a special guest is going too... Free, just turn up, 8pm

Good cause of the day

POP UP BOUTIQUE: If you're passing by Old Street station, check out Shelter Boutique which is aiming to raise £10k to help fight homelessness across London. Splurge on designer items and raise money for charity. Free, just turn up, all day (until 24 July)

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Our daily pick of Funzing events

TRAMPOLINE FITNESS WORKOUT: Burn up to 1,200 calories with a low impact, high energy workout in Finchley. Bounce around on a trampoline and improve your cardiovascular health. £12, 16/23 July

CHILDREN'S COOKERY CLUB: Letting your little ones loose in the kitchen isn't always a bad idea, especially after they've learnt how to make a healthy meal from scratch. Greenwich Pantry's two-hour class will teach your kids about flavours, recipes and cookery techniques. £25, 16 July/ 17 September/ 8 October/ 12 November