Admire the Lord Mayor's Coach at Museum of London's new Modern Galleries, opening on Friday till 9pm
Tonight: Happy Endings: Dinosaurs, Pandas and Penguins is a talk by the star of ITV's Prehistoric Park, Nigel Marven, with stories from the front-line of documentary film making. 6.30pm, free at UCL Christopher Ingold Auditorium, 20 Gordon Street WC1 with a complimentary drink and free tour of the Grant Museum after.
Friday: The fab new Modern Galleries at the Museum of London will be open until 9pm tonight on their first day of public opening. Expect it to be busy!
Saturday: It's Dockers' Day at Museum of London, Docklands, open between 10am-6pm, free admission.
It's Nigel Kennedy's Polish Weekend on the Southbank and in addition to a Polish market, catch young classical musicians performing for free in the Front Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall at 1.30pm.
Sunday: Over in Tooting, South West Jumble are raising money for The Trinity Hospice with an upmarket jumble, handicraft, cakey type market in the Tooting Tram and Social. Just £2 to get in, browse, listen to some nice music, spend some pennies and do good without breaking the bank. From 12-5pm.
If you want respite from the sun, come and join our free screening of The Long Good Friday at Museum of London 6pm.
Monday: Tony Law - he of the illogical Edinburgh Festival Avoidance and he who deals brilliantly with hecklers - is topping the bill at the Good Ship comedy club tonight. Show starts 8.30pm sharp, get there early, £5 in.
Tuesday: What do you think of TfL's Art on the Underground programme? Join a public discussion at City Hall this evening from 6.30pm.
Wednesday: Head to the Roxy in Borough for their 2 monthly short film night, £3.
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