Things To Do Today In London: Monday 22 August 2016

Watch Stuart Bowden’s one-man show, Wilting In Reverse.

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Things to do today:

MEME EXHIBITION: It’s the last day of What Do You Meme? in Peckham — discover how and why memes became a way of communicating, and relate to both well known and specially created memes. Free, just turn up, from 10am

FOOD MARKET: Southbank Centre’s Food Market is on all this week — tuck into street food or buy ingredients to cook something spectacular at home. It’s the final week of the Centre’s Festival of Love, so why not get involved in that while you’re there. Free entry, just turn up, noon-8pm

HERITAGE TALK: Mary Gray talks about the life and work of her father Reverend James Butterworth, the founder of Walworth Road’s famous youth club, Clubland. There will also be a screening of Loyalty and Service, a film exploring Butterworth and the club. Free, just turn up, 4pm

GIN OFF: The rules are simple; sample four bespoke gin-based cocktails and vote for your favourite. Graphic Bar, Picadilly Circus. £10, book in advance, 6pm

CINEMA LIFE DRAWING: The poses of 60s Italian filmstars are the theme of Noel Basualdo’s life drawing class at Hackney Attic. £15, book in advance, 7pm

DANCE CLASS: Bring your gym clothes and trainers and learn all the dance steps to Beyoncé’s Single Ladies at Drink Shop Do in King’s Cross. £15, book in advance, 7pm-9pm

COMIC STORYTELLING: Melbourne-based Stuart Bowden is performing his one-man comedy/theatre/storytelling/live music show Wilting In Reverse, at Soho Theatre. £15, book in advance, 7pm (until 27 August)

WINE TASTING: Do you know your Chardonnay from your Cabernet? Show off your knowledge at Vivat Bacchus in Farringon at tonight’s wine tasting championship round. The winner walks away with pride and a bottle of bubbly, and the eventual winner receives 36 bottles of wine. £15, book in advance, 7pm


Good cause of the day

SEAFOOD FEAST: Feast on a three-course seafood extravaganza (with paired wines) at Duck & Waffle, with proceeds going to Action Against Hunger. £85, book in advance, 7.30pm


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Our daily pick of Funzing events

HARRY POTTER TOUR: Whether you’re a wizard or a muggle, explore the world of Harry Potter in London, visiting filming locations and more on this tour. Tips welcome, 27 August

BEGINNERS’ CROCHET: Learn the basics of crocheting, including chain and non-chain starts and stitching, with crochet enthusiast Sofia. £15, 4 September/2 October

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21 August 2016 | 6:00 pm – Source: londonist.com

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