Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 24 July 2018

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ANCIENT ARTS AND CRAFTS: Take the kids to the Museum of Richmond and learn what life was like in early Britain. They'll create their own Roman-style mosaic tile to take home with them. Museum of Richmond, £5.50 (adults free), book ahead, 10am-12pm

BEGINNERS' DRAWING WORKSHOP: Want to get into sketching but not sure where to start? A 14th century Carthusian monastery should offer ample inspiration. Head to the Charterhouse and let artist Lucy Brennan Shiel guide you through drawing its nooks and crannies using pencil and charcoal. The Charterhouse (Clerkenwell), £50, book ahead, 10am-3pm

GLAM ROCK ICONS: Artist Stuart Dalzell has been digging around in his old record collection for ideas, creating a visual tribute to 70s rock n roll. From The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust, to New York Dolls, you can see seven contemporary paintings inspired by his first seven albums (which we're betting are a lot cooler than yours). Clerkenwell Gallery (Clerkenwell), free, just turn up, until 28 July

PLAY WITH CLAY: It's National Tequila Day, so Drink, Shop & Do is inviting you to grab a Marg from its well-stocked cocktail bar and settle down for another night of moulding madness. All the clay you need is provided, to craft a sculptural ode to everyone's favourite shot. Drink, Shop & Do (King's Cross), free when you buy a drink, 6pm

HANGOVER-PROOF COCKTAILS: Boozeless spirit brand Seedlip is launching a no & low alcohol cocktail bar today. So imbibe with abandon, without running the risk of a midweek hangover. Dandelyan Bar, Mondrian London, free entry, just turn up, 6pm-12am, until 25 July

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THE END OF TIME: This rather ominous-sounding lecture looks to be as existentially angsty as its title suggests. Will there forever be stars in the sky? Will humanity roam the cosmos for eternity? Find out what Welsh astrophysicist Geraint F. Lewis reckons and then decide for yourself. The Royal Institution (Mayfair), £16, book ahead, 7pm

CRAP FILM CLUB: From The Room to Troll 2, some films turn being abjectly abysmal into an art form. And that's what the Crap Film Club is all about. Tonight you can have a catty giggle at bonkers revenge flick Get Even. The Book Club (Shoreditch), £5, book ahead, 7pm-10pm

PYGMALION 2.0: See an operatic adaptation of Ovid's classic Pygmalion. When a pioneering scientist of artificial intelligence sets out to create the perfect man, the results are far from what she expected. Genesis Cinema (Stepney Green), £1 booking fee, book ahead, 7.30pm

COMEDY: The Queen's wet hair, and climate change are just two of the topics to be chewed over at this comedy double bill. See Adam Hess and Dr Matt Winning before they hit the Fringe. Pleasance Theatre (Islington), £5, book ahead, 7.45pm


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For one day only, your sun salutations can help support vulnerable people across London's inner city boroughs. MoreYoga is hosting a donation-based yoga class at Ringcross Community Centre, with all proceeds going directly to The Pilion Trust. What's more, they've promised match every single pound that's donated — so dig deep.

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Lost London Walking Tour


London is a city of incredible transformation. With structural remains that date back to ancient history still in existence, this unique walking tour takes in Lost London in all its former glory. From the Titanic booking office to the graveyards of man's best friend, you'll discover the weird and wonderful places that used to exist in the capital but are now only committed to memory. Using old photographs, newspaper cuttings and stories from the past, you'll be amazed at what has largely been written out of our history books...   Get tickets

A Secret London Tour


How well do you really know London? Visit the streets that inspired Harry Potter locations and see London's most superstitious hotel. On Matt's tour you will explore hidden places and discover stories unknown to even the most knowledgeable of Londoners. Get tickets

Dating Against Humanity


Struggling to find someone who shares your dark sense of humour? This twisted speed dating event can help. A group of 30-40 people will take part - with equal male/female ratios - and play a few rounds of the hilarious (and slightly dark) card game, Cards Against Humanity. After the event, connect with those who you found suitably sinister using a unique online matching system.  Get tickets

Paint Ceramics and Bring Your Own Prosecco!


If you've never paired ceramics and prosecco before, why on earth not? It's a match made in heaven as Sam and Diana, co-creators of 'Make Your Own', prove at their wonderfully welcoming ceramic painting workshop. Pull up a stool, don an apron and get to work on your very own mug, plate, tile, bowl or ornament. They provide the ceramics as well as a selection of patterns, and will show you exactly how to transfer designs and paint to your heart's content. It's BYO so feel free to pop the prosecco and enjoy the company of like-minded Londoners as you get stuck into your creations.  Get tickets