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Things to do in London today

The day's best events, all in one place – it's your social emergency saviour for things to do today

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Head down to one of the thousands of things to do in London today taking place all across the capital. We've picked our favourite things to get you started and, if you're making plans for things to do this weekend too, check out our guides to what's on in London this Friday, this Saturday and this Sunday.

RECOMMENDED: read the full Time Out London hot list here

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Pancake Day in London

Frying pans at the ready. Pancake Dayis here meaning some of London's best restaurants will be going flipping mad. Others will be perfecting their toss at a pancake race, whether sprinting towards the finish line or just spectating. Here's our guide to Pancake Day and our pick of the best races, celebrations and other events across the capital.

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By: Time Out London Things To Do
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The Craft of Film

This cross-cultural series of events highlights film’s unique ‘crafts’ and celebrates the work of some of Europe’s leading practitioners in directing, cinematography, costume design, editing, acting, screenwriting, production design, animation and production.

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Barbican Cinema , Barbican Tuesday February 28 2017
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Orchid Festival

Kew Gardens' celebration of the orchid returns for its 22nd year, this time with an Indian theme. Sounds of India will surround the visual displays in the glasshouse, which will feature elaborate floral creations inspired by Indian markets. 

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Kew Gardens , Kew Until Sunday March 5 2017
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Last Chance: Your Reality is Broken

Join the last day of this month-long festival presenting a series of happenings, workshops, performances, live music and films that explore perception: altered states, visual illusions and hallucinations, and how they are linked to the creativity.

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Guest Projects , South Hackney Tuesday February 28 2017
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Fernanda Gomes

Monochrome painting still manages to have a power. It can shock, it can disappoint and sometimes, when you’re lucky, it can open up the possibilities of painting all over again. Brazilian artist Fernanda Gomes goes for the third option. Emptiness that is somehow full. Totally, monochromatically, lovely. 

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Alison Jacques , Fitzrovia Until Wednesday March 1 2017

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London events calendar

Welcome to our guide to the biggest and best happenings in London over the next few months. 

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By: Time Out London Things To Do

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Kabir H
Kabir H

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Allan S
Allan S

If only we could get into London but all the train Sevices on our area are closed for engineering works as per usual at holiday times.

Rachel H
Rachel H

Come down to Clapton Jumble Trail for some bargains #claptonjumbletrail - Glyn Road & Chatsworth E5

Michael R
Michael R

Just saw the `kink's musical Sunny Afternoon yesterday. Great show The music holds up The story is very engaging and the audience started a standing ovation for the last ten minutes of the show.  An inspiring evening WELL WORTH SEEING. NOW IF ONLY THE WEATHER WOULD WARM UP.

Ryan S
Ryan S

Don't live or work here it's horrible! Come on a holiday instead!

Kamel K
Kamel K

i love this amazing land , & i'll like to travel & work there , it's  a pleasure for me thank's