Things To Do In London Today: Friday 20 May 2016

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PROJECT AWESOME: See great views of the city on your workout with Project Awesome at Primrose Hill. See the sun rise during your workout with this friendly fitness class. Free, just turn up, 6.30am

GOOD FOOD: BBC'S Good Food Show Summer gets tasty at ExCel London today, packed with celebrity chefs, live cooking demos and hundreds of products to try and buy. Get tips from James Martin, Paul Hollywood, John Torode and more. From £22.50, prebook, 9.30am-5pm (6pm on Saturday), until 22 May

LONDON TRANSPORT: Be the first to see London Transport Museum's newest exhibition today. Designology celebrates the art and aesthetics behind our everyday journeys, with golden age transport posters, historic maps and vintage signage — you can even get hands-on in the Design Studio. It's also open later tonight with special events. £17 (kids go free), prebook, 11am-10pm

SPIN: The perfect combination of bikes, art, fashion, innovation and style, Spin — The Cycling Festival opens at the Old Truman Brewery this Friday. Whether you're a cycle enthusiast or a weekend wheel warrior, check it out for cheaper with our ticket offer. £7.50, prebook, 1.30pm-8pm

Sip on craft ales at The Park Brewery today.

BREWERY OPEN DAY: It's all hands to the pumps at The Park Brewery's Open Day. Pop in and meet owners Josh and Frankie, while picking up a brew or two. Free (prices for beer), just turn up, 6pm

THE TITAN: The team behind a new edition of Theodore Dreiser's 1914 novel, The Titan, reveal their intriguing stories behind its publication — from censorship to presentation. Join them at the British Library. £5-£8, prebook, 6.30pm

PUPPETS: The puppet masters, Other Story, bring their unique paper theatre show, The Tale Of Jack Sheppard, to Brady Arts Centre. It's been receiving rave reviews, so catch it while you can. £10, prebook, 7.15pm

TEABOX JAZZ: Relax into the weekend with Steff Legg and Erin Sawicka at The Tea Box. A wide-ranging repeatoire from two truly talent musicians? Sounds like our cup of tea. £5, just turn up, 8pm

COMEDY: Baby Lame brings her Shit Show to Kingsland Road, invading The Glory with its car crash of trash-tastic performance, games, prizes and comedy cabaret variety. She promises to entice and repulse you in equal measure, so be prepared. £5.41, prebook, 8.30pm

Good cause of the day

As part of Red Cross Week Summer Festival, take the plunge with a 100ft freefall abseil down the British Red Cross HQ. You'll be safely harnessed by an expert team, so let yourself drop for charity. If heights aren't your thing, join the Summer Festival at ground level with live music and scrumptious street food. £30 abseil entry (target sponsorship £50), register online, 10am-4.30pm, 20 May