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Something for the weekend!

We pick out family attractions happening in London this weekend to help you get out and about!

Francine Wolfisz is the Features Editor for Jewish News.

CLUELESS (12A)

Alicia Silverstone stars as Cher, a well-to-do high school student from Beverly Hills, who seemingly has a perfect life – that is until she attempts to find new student Tai (Brittany Murphy) a boyfriend. The classic 90s film loosely based on Jane Austen’s Emma also stars Stacey Dash and Paul Rudd. At Somerset House on Sunday, 18 August. DJ from 7pm, film starts 9pm. www.somersethouse.org.uk

 

STORYTELLING AND BISCUIT BAKING

Free event for ages 3 to 8, hosted by EmpathyLab. Explore empathy, emotion and social action through storytelling and then help decorate biscuits to take home, with a portion donated to a local care home or Dementia café. At Jewish Museum, on Sunday, 18 August, 11am. www.jewishmuseum.org.uk

WHAT REMAINS: CULTURE UNDER ATTACK

Curated in partnership with Historic England, What Remains is one of three exhibitions exploring why culture and heritage are attacked during war. Running concurrently with Art in Exile, looking at how cultural treasures in British museums and galleries were evacuated during the Second World War. At Imperial War Museum London, until 5 January 2020. www.iwm.org.uk

J.T.LEROY (15)

On paper, his story was a publicist’s dream – a childhood blighted by poverty, drug and sexual abuse. His first book Sarah, published in 1999, propelled young JT LeRoy to literary stardom – but it was all an elaborate literary hoax cooked up by Jewish Brooklynite Laura Alber and her boyfriend’s sister, androgynous Savannah Knoop. Stars Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Jim Sturgess and Diane Kruger. At JW3 on Sunday, 18 August, 8.30pm. www.jw3.org.uk

I LOVE MEN: LYNN RUTH MILLER

Cabaret legend and America’s Got Talent contestant Lynn Ruth Miller presents a captivating cabaret of storytelling posing the question: does the perfect man exist and at the age of 85, does she need to find him? At Underbelly Festival Southwark on Sunday, 18 August, 7.15pm. www.underbellyfestival.com

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