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This tube map has no purpose — none at all — expect fun. It shows London's ghost stations. Wait as long as you like at these disused and abandoned tube stations, no train will come.
For your Friday
It's all about colours at The Wallace Collection: join us for their Friday Late this week, which is inspired by their current exhibition Joshua Reynolds: Experiments in Paint. Your ticket includes life drawing classes, edible pigments, live music performance from London band FURS, inspiring talks and a complimentary glass of Pimm’s. Book now!
Things To Do
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DEAL OF THE DAY:
Backyard Cinema takes over Black Space in Brick Lane for a screening of Searching For Sugar Man, an Oscar-winning documentary about long lost musical legend Sixto Rodriguez. Save 33% on tickets — there'll also be complimentary refreshments available. £10, 7.30pm
BEYOND THE TOWPATH:
The Telegram Gallery at London Canal Museum in King's Cross has an exhibition of work by Alberta Bamonte, inspired by London’s Regent's Canal. It consists of prints and drawings, with all pieces for sale. Until 2 August
Lambeth Palace has the oldest continuously cultivated garden in London, and is open to the public on the first Wednesday of the month during the summer. See roses and flowering perennials along the 100metre long terrace, scented-leaved Mediterranean plants in the Chapel Garden, lilacs and hydrangeas enjoying the early summer. Adults £4, children free, 12pm-3pm
More London Free Festival is underway on the South side of the river between London Bridge and Tower Bridge. Between now and September, a plethora of free music, sport, theatre and film events take place. Tonight, Colombian guitarist, singer and choir leader Camilo Menjura performs a lunchtime concert. Free, just turn up, 12.30pm-2pm
Try your hand at screen printing in this hour long workshop at BoxPark in Shoreditch. Learn about the processes, experiment with layering colours and take home your own two-colour print. £15, 6pm/7.15pm
The Mosaic Rooms near Earl's Court screens The Wanted 18. It's an animated documentary about the Israeli army’s pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared “a threat to the national security.”£6.50/£7.50, prebook, 7.30pm
100 YEAR OLD FILM:
They say good things come to those who wait. This film ought to be excellent then — it's 100 years old, but is only having it's UK premiere tonight. Head to the Cinema Museum in Kennington for a screening of East Lynne, along with 1926 flick So’s Your Old Man. Age 13+. £4, 7.30pm
Head to Udderbelly on South Bank for Beta Testing, a show with a mixture of theatre, comedy, and circus skills that gives you a sneak peek into the life of a performer. £20-£23, 7.30pm
Looking forward to seeing some Edinburgh preview shows before they hit Edinburgh in the summer? Tonight Edward Aczel and Bob Slayer try out their material at The Finsbury in Finsbury Park. £2.50, 8.30pm
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Good Cause of the Day
Ever fancied having a go at dragon boat racing? Here's your chance. Teams are needed to take part in the Dragon Boat Racing along Paddington Basin raising vital funds for Action Medical Research on 18 June. Get more information and register.
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