5 things to do in and around Canary Wharf: Jun 2-8

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1 - Tour Series comes to Canary Wharf

For the fifth year in a row top cyclists from the Pearl Izumi Tour Series will be racing around Canary Wharf.

The 1.1km circuit race through the estate takes place on Thursday evening from 6.30pm and includes Olympic champion Ed Clancy.

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2 - Mammoth at Natural History Museum


Explore the lives of prehistoric wooly mammoths at the Natural History Museum.

The exhibition includes the preserved body of a 42,000-year-old mammoth - a must see.

Open until September 7. Go to nhm.ac.uk/mammoths

3 - Venice Preserv'd at West Greenwich

This week is your last chance to see Thomas Ottway's Venice Preserv'd at West Greenwich.

Grade II listed Paynes and Borthwick Wharves - which has a striking resemblance to the pay's setting of the Doge's Palace - is hosting the drama until June 8. It has been running through the whole of May.

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4 - Comedy with Katherine Ryan

Stratford Circus is hosting an evening of comedy headlined by panel show regular Katherine Ryan.


Laughting Boy Comedy Club is running on Saturday night and also includes Romesh Ranganathan, Ivo Graham and Marlon Davis.

Go to stratford-circus.com for details

5 - Boris Bike race at Smithfields

Have you got the Boris Bike mastered? Then you should enter a race on Saturday night.

Smithfield Market is hosting London Nocturne and part of that will see a Barclays Cycle Hire race where you can win a free year's membership of the bike scheme.

For a chance to win a place visit TfL's Facebook page .

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