Things To Do In London: Monday 8 June 2015

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Screen print a t-shirt at The Book Club

Save 50% on tickets to see South African maestro and master pianist Hugh Masekela and Larry Willis perform at Barbican tonight. They'll be playing tracks from their chamber jazz duo album. Plus, catch a rare stripped down acoustic set from Basement Jaxx's Vula Malinga. £19, 7.30pm
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From now until September, The Scoop at More London Riverside will be taken over by theatre, music, dance and film, as the More London Free Festival takes place. This month, the focus is on music. Take a look at the calendar to see what’s on this week.

Gresham College holds a free lecture at Museum of London about the Brethren of Trinity House, who have been responsible for safety around our shores, through lighthouses, for 500 years. Free, just turn up, 1pm

There’s a lunchtime talk at St Paul’s Cathedral about how St Paul’s became a major focus of opposition to King John during the crises of 1212-1216. Find out why the majority of the cathedral canons sided with the barons against the King and what led to the dramatic moment King John resigned the crown in St Paul’s Cathedral. Free, prebook, 1pm-2pm

Inua Ellams, writer in residence at Soho Theatre, leads a workshop on using the monologue as a tool for creating atmosphere and tension in theatre writing. £30/£25, prebook, 2pm-5pm

Historian and journalist Derek Taylor, author of Magna Carta in 20 Places, is at Dartmouth House in Mayfair to discuss the Magna Carta, and why it became so important globally. £10/£8, prebook, 7pm

You know Father's Day is soon, right? Don't panic. Head to Drink Shop Do in King's Cross for an evening making Father's Day cards, complete with glitter, stick on stars, the works. Free with a drink, just turn up, 7pm

Ever fancied having a go at playing the ukulele? Get yourself to Queen of Hoxton for the weekly ukulele hootenanny, and take part in uke renditions of old classics and modern pop. Beginners welcome. Free (£20 deposit for ukelele), 7pm

Design and screen print your own t-shirt at the DIY Screen Print Workshop at The Book Club in Shoreditch. All materials are provided and included in the ticket price. £15, prebook, 7pm

Joe Lycett and Aisling Bea are testing out new material at Aces and Eights in Tufnell Park, and all for 0p. Free, just turn up, 7pm

The Victoria and Albert Museum hosts fashion photographer Miles Aldridge and James Gager, M•A•C’s Senior Vice President, to talk about the make-up brand and some of the iconic looks it has produced over the years. £15, prebook, 7pm

Trader Vic's bar and restaurant at the London Hilton on Park Lane holds monthly screenings of cult films in a Polynesian setting. Tonight, watch Indiana Jones. Ticket includes a free drink, and food is available to buy. £13, prebook, 7.30pm

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Good Cause of the Day

Tonight, eight award-winning comedians are at Comedy Store to raise money for The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. Black Lives Matter sees MC Jason Patterson, Marlon Davis, Ola, Funmbi Omotayo, Dane Baptiste, Prince Abdi, Nabil Abdulrashid and Nathan Caton take to the stage. More information and tickets.

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