Things To Do In London Today: Wednesday 26 June 2013

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BLOOD: Today’s opportunity to donate blood is at Brewers Hall in the City of London. Free, see site for terms and conditions

STREET ART: Five street artists, BRK, Christiaan Nagel, Thierry Noir, RUN and Zomby, will exhibit their works at the ME London hotel, as part of The Outside In exhibition. Free, just turn up, 3-8pm daily until 25 July

ESTUARY EXHBITION TOUR: Look around the wonderful Estuary exhibition at Museum of London Docklands with the exhibition organiser, Elpie Psalti. Free, just turn up, 1pm

SING FOR JOY: The Sing For Joy choir, which is made up of people with Parkinson's disease and those who care for someone with the illness, will perform at St Pancras International station, on the main concourse, today. Free, just turn up, 5pm

LITERARY TALK: William Dalrymple talks about Return of a King, his account of the First Afghan War, at the Bloomsbury Institute. £10 tickets only left, prebook, 6pm *PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED*

SCIENCE COMEDY: Explore the science of comedy this month at the excellent Science Museum Lates. Free, just turn up, 6.45pm

THE INFLUENCING MACHINE: Discover the case of James Tilly Matthews. Confined in Bedlam in 1797 as a lunatic, Matthews insisted his mind was being controlled by a machine. Sounds crazy, but many of the conspiracies he claimed to be involved in turned out to be true. £7, prebook, 7pm

CELLS: Hear about the evolution of our cells, and how they got their nucleus, at the Cittie of Yorke pub in Holborn, in the latest Cosy Science event. Free, just turn up, 7pm

COMEDY AND CURRY: For a tenner at The Gallery Club in Bethnal Green tonight you can fill your boots with veggie curry before watching a comedy show, led by the great John Gordillo. £10 (£5 without the curry), prebook, 7pm

BOOKSWAP: Sarah Pinborough and Alison Littlewood are guests at the Big Green Bookshop‘s Bookswap at the Great Northern Railway Tavern. £5, prebook, 7.30pm

NERD NITE: Quite simply, learn about stuff whilst drinking beer. Learn why beer is great, how brain patterns can help scientists decode your dreams, and everything that is good/bad about weddings. £6, prebook, 8pm

SPOKEN WORD: Funny and talented Ross Sutherland, Luke Wright and Tim Clare perform extracts of their new shows at monthly spoken word night Homework's season opener, over at Bethnal Green Working Mens' Club, £5, 8pm

COMEDY: Sketch double act The Pin preview their next show at the Pleasance before taking it up to Edinburgh. £5, prebook, 8pm

READER COMPETITION: If you love the theatre then enter this quick competition: we are giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky reader, to attend the launch night of the hit comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, at Trafalgar Studios next Tuesday 2 July at 7.45pm. All you need to do is leave a comment on this article saying you want to enter the competition and we'll randomly pick a winner on Friday at noon.

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Good Cause of the Day

Two good causes you can get involved with this July:

Join Guided Walks in London on Saturday 13 July for a fundraising walk around Smithfield, and help raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support. On this one hour guided walk, you will hear tales of public executions, body snatching and ghost stories. See the spot where the Great Fire of 1666 finished, a church that has featured in many blockbuster films and a famous meat market. £5, just turn up (meet outside St Paul’s underground station, Exit 2), Saturday 13 July at 6.30pm

Ever had a good idea about improving Camden? The Camden Challenge is all about encouraging people to think creatively and come up with new project ideas for Camden. The two current Camden Challenge questions are: What can we do to enable people on low incomes in Camden to thrive? How can we use space better in Camden? Submit your ideas before Sunday 23 June, then head along to Camden Challenge Day on Saturday 6 July to work with others who submitted ideas to build them into prototypes. Free, just turn up, Saturday 6 July, 9.30am

London Connection Puzzle
Yesterday's clue-word was DONALD. Today's is TERRY. Think you know the London connection? Two more clue words to come.

London Weather, by Inclement Atlee
Today's weather is, of course, utterly irrelevant for all Londoners. You won't be going out of doors at all, because Londonist just relaunched its website. Clearly, you will be spending the whole day clicking around the spangly, full-colour site, transfixed and beholden in an attitude of grinagog wonderment. Or else you'll be writing furious emails about how they ruined the site by making it too loud and shouty. If you do manage to tear yourself away, it'll be cloudy and warm with no planned meteor strikes.