Things To Do Today In London: Friday 6 April 2018

A kiddie takeover at Camden Lock.What we’re reading:
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BOX FRESH: Reinvigorate your wardrobe with some high quality clobber that won’t break the bank. The Box is hosting a sample sale from luxury British heritage brand Sunspel. Get up to 70% off men’s and women’s classic and archive pieces, including tees, polo shirts, trousers, knitwear and undies. The Box (Hackney), free, just turn up, 9am-8pm, until 8 April

MARKET MINIS: There’s a kiddie coup brewing at Camden Lock Place, with programme of events just for your miniature marketgoers. Expect facepainting, Zumba and an Easter egg hunt. Camden Lock Place, free, just turn up, 10am-4pm

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES: Artists Maeve Brennan and Imran Perretta expose the effects of our increasingly tangled social and environmental realities in this moving image exhibition. From man-made environmental calamities to the refugee crisis, get ready to confront some uncomfortable home truths. Jerwood Space (Southwark), free, just turn up, 10am-5pm, until 30 June

PLAY TIME: Get your thumbs on the best experimental games from around the globe at Now Play This. From screens to tabletops, solo to multiplayer, simple to complex, there are dozens of diverse games to choose from as part of London Games Festival. Somerset House (Temple), from £6.50, book ahead, 11am-8pm, until 7 April

SOUTHBANK SINFONIA: Experience a concert that really strikes a chord at The Bridge Theatre. Sit amongst the talented young musicians of the Southbank Sinfonia as they take you on a musical odyssey with a performance of Schumann’s Symphony No.3 punctuated by Romantic poetry readings. The Bridge Theatre (Tower Bridge), from £5, book ahead, 1pm

An immersive fashion experience with live music from Ryan De La Cruz.

VEGAN VIBES: Cruelty-free foodies, rejoice! A vegan street food festival is taking over Greenwich Market for one night only. Treat your tastebuds to seitan steak, plant-based pancakes and dairy-less cheese. Greenwich Market, free, just turn up, 6pm-10pm

EARTHLESS: Let acid rock trio Earthless transport you to a higher realm with industrious instrumentals that’ll blister your brain cells…but in a good way. They’re supported by stargazing psych rockers Comet Control. Islington Assembly Hall (Islington), £16, book ahead, 7pm-11pm

COLLIDE: A group of talented young producers are taking over the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room for two immersive days of art, fashion and music. Tonight, urban clothing brand NuNude takes centre stage for a show that ensnares the senses, interweaving fashion, DJ sets, live performances and trippy visuals. Royal Albert Hall (Kensington), from £9.16, book ahead, 7pm, until 7 April

COOL AS A CUBAN: Put on your dancing shoes, grab a mojito and box step the night away at the hottest Latin music night this side of the Caribbean. Let Bembé Cubano transport you away from rainy London to the sunsoaked streets of Havana with the rhythms and of son, salsa, timba, and much more.  Bernie Grant Arts Centre (Tottenham Green), £10 in advance/£15 OTD, book ahead, 8pm

JOY DIVISION DANCE PARTY: A club night for those who don’t really do club nights, Scared to Dance is all about indie-pop, post-punk, new wave and sixties tunes. Tonight is dedicated to everyone’s favourite moody new wavers, Joy Division and New Order. Give in to Temptation and stay up late to soak up the post-punk Atmosphere with likeminded melancholics. The Victoria (Dalston), £5 in advance/£6 OTD, book ahead, 10pm-3am

Good cause of the day

Head to Brixton for a star-studded night of comedy in aid of The National Brain Appeal, which cares for people who have suffered strokes, brain injuries, or are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Funny favourites include Hardeep Singh Kohli, Suzi Ruffell and Tiernan Douieb.

Fun things to do with our friends and sponsor Funzing…

That’s right, gin. Got your attention now, haven’t we?

If you’re a fan of the good stuff, can we tempt you into a gin run? Jog a scenic 10km route, keeping yourself hydrated with gin and discovering the gin history of London. Play gin themed games and stop at historic gin palaces. You’ll be rewarded with a well-deserved G&T at the end of the run.

Gin runs take place the whole week 2-6 April 2017, with different paces for different events. Check the website for details and find the one that suits you best. Get tickets

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

Perfect your skin base, create a flawless finish with your makeup and add some colour to brighten your look – before getting the wow factor for those all important work parties and nights out. The Seventa Image Academy intensive Makeup & Skincare Group Masterclass is your ticket to learning all the correct application techniques, including cleansing of the face, choosing the correct foundation, contouring and highlighting and perfecting the smokey eye.  Get tickets

Track the journey of humanity through this tour around the British Museum. The tour aims to help you understand why the world is the way it is, and show how humans learned to question absolutely everything. Get tickets

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