Things to do
FASHION FREAK SHOW: Jean Paul Gaultier brings his fashion freak show to the capital. The fashion designer's theatrical work is a mix of catwalk show and revue that tells the story of his life from childhood through early career to his biggest fashion shows to date. Southbank Center, £ 30- £ 120, book in advance, July 23rd - August 2nd
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: Just in time for the premiere of the Fashion Freak Show (above), designer Jean Paul Gaultier talks to TV presenter Anita Rani. Listen to him talk about his work in the fashion industry and his latest show. Southbank Center, £ 20- £ 25, book in advance, 6 pm
PORTRAIT PAINTING: Ann Witheridge, founder of London Fine Art Studios, creates a live portrait image of Army veteran Betty Webb MBE. Webb served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) from 1941 to 1946, telling the audience about their lives and their military careers during portraiture. National Army Museum (Chelsea), £ 10 / £ 8, book in advance, 18-20 clock
FASTER NIGHT: It's less Goodnight Seattle and more Hello London on this Frasier night, which is 15 years since the broadcast of the last episode of the American sitcom. Selected episodes are shown and then discussed in detail. There is also a quiz and a thematic drinks menu. Book Genesis Cinema (Mile End), £ 2, in advance, 18.30 clock
CHEESE AND CHAMPAGNE: What a combination! If you've never considered combining cheese and champagne (no, your Quavers + Pinot snack on Saturday night does not count), get to know the ideal combinations in this master class. Taittinger champagne is combined with high-quality French cheeses from the region. Riding House Cafe (Fitzrovia), £ 40, book in advance, 18.30-20.30 clock
OUTDOOR CINEMA: La La Land is the latest movie to be shown outdoors at Wembley Park for free. Watch Ryan Gosling as Sebastian, a jazz pianist, and Emma Stone as Mia, an up-and-coming actress, meeting and falling in love as they realize their dreams in Los Angeles. Wembley Park, free, book in advance, 19-22 clock
EVERYTHING WHAT SCAMS: This curated scratch night in the theater provides aspiring music writers and artists a stage to showcase their work for development and feedback. All nightly performances are recorded and released as a podcast, including interviews with the creatives. The Other Palace (Victoria), £ 7.50, book in advance, 19 o'clock
PROHIBITED PLANET: Science Fiction Theater focuses on the 1956 movie Forbidden Planet. Before the presentation, Dr. Glyn Morgan from the Science Museum on the history of film, its innovations and the works inspired by it. The Castle Cinema (Homerton), £ 10 / £ 8, book in advance, 19 o'clock
PATSY AND QUEENIA: The authors Nicole Dennis-Benn and Candice Carty-Williams discuss their novels Patsy and Queenie with the art critic and editor Lucy Popescu. Patsy tells the story of a woman who moves from Jamaica to America and leaves her daughter behind to lead a better life, while Queenie addresses contemporary London life as a millennial black woman. Foyles Charing Cross Road, £ 18 / £ 8 / £ 5, book in advance, 19-20 clock
POPBITCH QUIZ: Pop Culture Gossip Newsletter Popbitch hosts its regular quiz. Expect to be challenged, not just in terms of pop culture - though we imagine that much of it will turn up - along with puzzles and music. Prizes include bar tabs and theater tickets. Smiths of Smithfield, £ 5.50, book in advance. 7.30 pm
MOTH STORYSLAM: & # 39; Bold & # 39; is the theme of this month's The Moth Story Slam. So get on the stage and tell your own true 5-minute story about a big statement or moment of courage. A jury rates each performance - or if you're not brave enough to get to work yourself - sit back and watch other people tell their stories. Rich Mix (Shoreditch), £ 12, book in advance, 7.30 pm
Tube ponders with Barry Heck
Our resident tube lover reports daily on the London Underground.
The true fact: Gloucester Road station has a waiting room specially designed for hobbits. It seemed to be locked on my last visit. Eleven and security, I suspect. Follow Barry Heck on Twitter @ HeckTube, He is usually more interesting than that.
Good thing of the day
Vegan Café The Canvas near Brick Lane is funding crowdfunding to redesign its space and make it even more useful to the local community. Planned changes include improved access for wheelchair users and the hearing impaired, a new community project in the garden and a larger kitchen to allow more homeless food to be prepared and stored. Learn more and donate.
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