Things To Do In London Today: Friday 4 November 2016

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Lucy Sparrow's been making things out of felt again.

Things to do today

SHOPLIFTING EXHIBITION: Ever seen Moët champagne or hair dying kits made from felt? Take a comical look at the UK's most shoplifted items at felt sculpture artist Lucy Farrow's exhibition at Lawrence Alkin Gallery. Free, just turn up, all day from 11am (until 26 November)

PHOTO EXHIBITION: From refugees crossing borders to marches against police violence, striking images from the 2016 World Press Photo Exhibition are on display in the Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre. Free, just turn up, until 21 November

FIREWORKS: Watch London light up with lasers and fireworks in two separate displays at Alexandra Palace. £11, book in advance, doors open at 4pm (first show at 8.35pm)

LOVE TO READ: What does reading mean to you? Radio DJ Gemma Cairney discusses what it means to her — as well as her activism for young people's mental health issues — at the British Library. £12, book in advance, 7pm

BONFIRE STORYTELLING: Gather around a bonfire and welcome the start of winter with cups of mulled cider, folk music and demonic tales of the unexpected. Dress up warmly — the storytelling takes place in a secret garden. £4, just turn up, 7pm

STANDUP COMEDY: Harun Musho'd takes a look at everything from Fifa and Nazi relatives to Boko Haram and his day job in HR, in his show Harun With A View at Slam King's Cross. £5 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7pm

BODY LANGUAGE: Body language, self-expression... what does it really mean? Take a class in sign language, hear from fat activists and make zines at Wellcome Collection's after hours event. Free, just turn up, all night from 7pm

SILENT DISCO: Whether you're more of a Jessica Rabbit or a Harry Potter, dress as your favourite movie star for a night of film-inspired tunes, three floors under the Royal Albert Hall. £19.82, book in advance, 10pm