Catch the last day of the Speak Your Mind’s World Mental Health Day exhibition that uses sound and video installations to create interactive portraits of 16 people from across the world, each identifying what they lost as a result of mental illness.
See up-and-coming names in music in an intimate setting at this festival of future headliners. Tonight’s offering is curated by BBC Music Introducing, where you can expect velvet soul vocals, surprising indie-pop performances and old-school influences in a line-up featuring east London rapper Priincess Kemz, MC/Rockstar Master Peace and vocalist Greentea Peng.
Booze with sharp objects isn’t the wisest of combos, but Drink, Shop & Do is throwing caution to the wine with a series of champagne-fuelled pumpkin-carving seshes. The bar has partnered with Veuve Clicquot, no less, so you can show off your sculpting skills while sipping on bubbly.
Get snap happy at this in-depth photography class at Kew. Learn camera skills and capture the stunning sea of reds, oranges and yellows in the beautiful gardens – perfect for providing all the inspiration you need for getting ‘the shot’.
Go to the just-opened free laser light show that will mess with your perception. It’s trippy, heady and seriously immersive. The show delves into bigger topics that will make you hyper-aware of your own skin, of the space around you, and of the world we live in. See more art exhibitions in London this week here.
There’s still time to catch the brilliant, polarising, unmissable comic-book origin story. Joaquin Phoenix is groundbreaking as the DC supervillain-in-the-making.
Need something comforting to get you through this dreary Tuesday? Have yourself a chippy tea. It may look too cool for school, but this place’s menu keeps things trad with its line-up of exceptionally good battered fish. The fish burger, calamari and onion rings are ace too.
This year’s Turbine Hall installation is the perfect rainy-day activity. Gawp in amazement at American artist Kara Walker’s work, who is using it to viciously critique Britain’s imperial past. It’s brutal, brilliant and necessary.
Whether you’re teetotal or just having a month off the sauce, take cover from the ghastly weather at this cosy hideout in Covent Garden. Teatulia is a single-origin tea shop serving posh cuppas and offering up a library of books to peace-seekers.
Get up close to nearly 30 years of astonishing graphic propaganda from Cuba. Among the 100 posters and 70 magazines on display, see Che Guevara transformed into a waterfall. It’s quite something.
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