[A dusky Thames Barrier. Pic: AlPie]
Delay the spring cleaning! Make the most of midweek with our mega bumper list of great things to do in London…
Feeling thrifty? Pick up some super cheap treats at the Designer Jumble Pop-up Shop, Westfield, Stratford.
There’ll be smiles all round at week-long comedy showcase Impro Fest 2014, the Tristan Bates Theatre, Covent Garden.
Travel the world with the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, screening at cinemas across London.
Fancy furnishing to chic cosmetics: check out in-store beauty pop-up the Conran Clinic.
Comedians do quiz night at The Invisible Dot, King’s Cross.
Jammin’: The Monday Night Jam Session & Jazz Workshop at The Hideaway, Streatham
Can Computers Help People to See? Café Scientifique discuss at the Royal Society, The Mall.
Ditch the blues at Happy Mondays, the Amersham Arms, New Cross.
Madge would be proud: Stretch you limbs with style at Voga, Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club.
List, lists, do you love kitsch lists? Head to I Love Lists at Drink Shop & Do, King’s Cross.
Literature, rebellion and murder: Malicious Damage at Islington Guildhall Library sheds light on Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell.
Fine tune your hieroglyphics at The Make Escape – Craft Like an Egyptian, the Hackney Attic.
Ping-along to a Pongathon, at Rich Mix, Brick Lane.
Catch contemporary experimental dance act Compagnie du Hanneton & James Thierree: Tabac Rouge at Sadler’s Wells.
Innovation from small start ups to Zaha Hadid: Designs of the Year at the Design Museum, Shad Thames.
Don’t let the offspring stand in the way of art: Take a Highlights Tour of Tate Modern with Babies Who Lunch, Tate Modern.
Lose yourself in the silent film archives at Kennington Bioscope, the Cinema Museum.
From South Pole cyclists to hardy mountaineers: Night of Adventure 2014 showcases tales of the extreme, the University of London, Euston.
Food for thought? Entrepreneurial foodies should stop by the The Food Exchange for business tips, at The Bakery, Westmore Green.
See celeb doppelgängers at dusk at the Madame Tussauds Lates Launch, Marylebone.
Birmingham Royal Ballet open at the Coliseum tonight with Benjamin Britten’s The Prince of the Pagodas.
Animal, Vegetable, Mineral? Play the Mystery Object Panel Game at the Grant Museum of Zoology, Euston.
Feeling arty? Stop by a Drop-in Life Drawing Class at the Tottenham Chances Club.
For the classy child: Bach To Baby a concert series for babies and tots, The Forge Arts Venue, Camden.
Radio 4 funnyman Tom Wrigglesworth is Utterly at Odds with the Universe, the Leicester Square Theatre.
Sad times guys: It’s the last week of the Frozen Thames: Frost Fair 1684/1814!
Visit newly opened art exhibitions: Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice, at the National Gallery; Rwanda in Photographs: Death Then, Life Now, at the Cultural Institute at King’s; and Miroslaw Balka: Die Traumdeutung 25,31m AMSL, at White Cube Mason’s Yard.
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