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Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace at V&A. Untitled, 2013 ©Henning Wagenbreth
BLOOD: Today’s opportunity to donate blood is at Friends House in Euston. Free, see site for terms and conditions
MEMORY PALACE: If you could keep only one memory what would it be? The V&A presents Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace this summer, a walk-in story that brings to life a dramatic look at the future as penned by the author Hari Kunzru. £6, prebook, until 20 October
CONCERT: A lunchtime concert at Heath Street Baptist Church in Hampstead takes place today. Featuring duo works by Haydn, Martinu and Arensky, it is a peaceful and informal way to spend your lunchtime. Free, just turn up, from 12.45pm
REFUGEE: The Space Between, a week long photographic exhibition to mark Refugee Week, is accompanied by a series of lunch-time talks by different female refugees detailing their particular experiences as refugees in the UK. Today is Female and Foreign: Experiences of Being a Refugee Woman, by Marjorie Nshemere Ojule. Free, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, 1pm
DISEASE OUTBREAKS: Carole Reeves is at Museum of London to discuss how modern science is revealing new insights into historic disease outbreaks such as plague and marsh fever. Free, just turn up, 1.15pm
DISSECTION AND MAGIC: A lecture from The Last Tuesday Society examines images of human corpses in Early Modern European art in relation to two specific themes: the practice of ‘witchcraft’ or ‘magic’, and the emergent medical profession. £7, prebook, 7pm
SEA STORIES: Join Passengerfilms for an evening of film and discussion devoted to exploring the question: is it possible to tell a narrative about the ocean, or is a ‘sea story’ about seeing something else? Go along and you might find out. £5, just turn up, 7.30pm
MEMOIR: Meet Nick Coleman, author of music and hearing loss memoir The Train in the Night, at West End Lane Books. Free, prebook, 7.30pm
BRIGHT CLUB: The thinking person’s variety show, Bright Club, focuses on all things broken tonight. £5, prebook, 7.30pm
COMEDY: One of our favourite sketch groups, Sheeps, are at the Invisible Dot with an Edinburgh preview. £6, prebook, 7.45pm
THEATRE: Laura Simms tells fantastic tales of South Africa, the Caucasus and New York City at the Soho Theatre. £9/£7, prebook, 8pm
TFL: A new six-part documentary series about how Transport for London keeps London’s roads moving begins tonight on BBC Two at 9pm
READER OFFER: Get special £10 tickets for tonight’s performance of Address Unknown, “a timeless tale of friendship and betrayal” at Soho Theatre (full price £17.50). Use promo code LONDONISTAU online, call the box office on 020 7478 0100 or turn up in person. Starts 8.30pm
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Good Cause of the Day
Two fantastic charity events which you can sign up to take part in today:
Join in a sponsored walk through the streets of London in aid of Action for Children, a charity committed to making a real difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people and fa