Things To Do Today In London: Friday 27 May 2016

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Dotty about Japanese art? You'll love this V&A conference. Image: Darrell Godliman

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FOUNDLING ART: Over 60 artists respond to the theme of "found" at this major Foundling Museum exhibition, including work by Jarvis Cocker and Brain Eno. Watch it unfold as the new work interacts with the museum treasures. £10.25, just turn up, 10am-5pm

COLLECTING FUTURE JAPAN: V&A hosts an international conference examining new trends in Japanese design and consider what kinds of objects museums such as the V&A should be collecting now and in the future. Speakers include designers, makers, curators and creative directors from Japan, the UK and Europe. £35/£30, prebook, 10am-5.30pm

BROCKLEY MAX: With a packed nine-day programme, Brockley Max Festival starts today. Join their opening night party on Foxberry Road — expect loads of bands, DJs and acoustic artists. See the festival website for a full programme of events. Free, just turn up, from 4pm  

Get your skates on with Prince at Fromage On Ice. Image: Ann Althouse

BIOBLITZ: Brompton Road Cemetery throws its gates open for Bioblitz. Join plant and wildlife experts on the hunt for species of plant, animal and fungi. You'll be helping conservation as you help a host of organisations count the living things making their home in the cemetery. Free, just turn up, 5pm

MIDDLE EASTERN FILM: South Social Film Festival kicks off tonight with Taxi Teheran — an entertaining view of the city from a cab driver's perspective. It's followed by Iranian music and Persian cuisine at Dulwich Constitutional Club. £15, prebook, 7pm

FROMAGE ON ICE: The ultimate cool tribute to Prince takes place tonight at Alexandra Palace's Fromage On Ice. Swing round the rink on skates to When Doves Cry or try your seduction techniques to the sounds of Kiss. Cheesy fun. £9.63, prebook, 8.30pm

SPENCER JONES: BAFTA-nominated hilarity king Spencer Jones is The Herbert in comic mash up, Proper Job — at Udderbelly tonight. He whizzes up a blend of musical comedy, clowning and visual funniness faster than a NutriBullet. £16.50-£21.50, prebook, 9pm

Good cause of the day

Bee Kind & Dine are helping save the UK's bee population through their pop up dining experiences, including dishes from bee-friendly sources. Buzz into east London's The Hive Wellbeing for a four-course vegetarian menu, while you learn about the nation's favourite striped insects (sorry wasps) from Alison Benjamin and Brian McCallum — authors of A World Without Bees. £32.84, prebook, 7.30pm, 27 May