1. Learn the art of mime at the Theatre de l’Ange Fou in Finsbury. Created in Paris in 1984 and relocated to London in 1995, the school is devoted to the development of the technique, growing repertoire and dramaturgy of corporeal mime, and offers a full range of professional training programmes.
Theatre de l'Ange Fou & International School of Corporeal Mime, Unit 207, Belgravia Workshops, 157-163 Marlborough Rd, N19 4NF (020-7263 9339, angefou.co.uk, Archway tube).
2. Try an unusual eating experience at Dans le Noir restaurant, where you eat entirely in the dark! You can choose between four menus – chef surprise (exotic and unusual), fish and seafood, meat or vegetarian – which are served in a ‘dark room’ by blind guides. The experience is designed to make you more aware of your other senses, such as taste and smell.
Dans le Noir, 30-31 Clerkenwell Green, EC1R 0DU (020-7253 1100, london.danslenoir.com, Farringdon tube, ££).