Things To Do Today In London: Friday 1 July 2016

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FREE OUTDOOR YOGA: Exercise your body and mind next to the Serpentine with Fluro Friday Yoga. BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat). Free, just turn up, 7.15am

WAR FILMS: Marking the 100th anniversary of the release of The Battle of the Somme, see how war has inspired filmmakers at the Imperial War Museum's new exhibition. Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies uses personal stories and film props to challenge our perspectives on war. £10, just turn up, all day (from 10am, until January 2017)

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: See how art connects with science at the Open Data Institute. Arts@Cern founder Ariane Koek talks about the importance of curators within science and technology. Free, book in advance, 1pm

AFRICAN LITERATURE: As part of the Africa Writes series, come to the British Library to celebrate contemporary African literature. This discussion is chaired by Dr Rebecca Jones in association with The Royal African Society. 4-5.30pm (various events until Sunday)

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: 150 years after the death of English poet John Clare, By Our Selves commemorates his four-day walk from Epping Forest to Northhamptonshire. Followed by a Q&A with the actor Iain Sinclair. £5-8, just turn up/book online, 7pm

JAZZ DANCE STORYTELLING: Explore centuries of folklore with a jazz dance and musical theatre performance produced by London Studio Centre. Get ready to see happy fairy tales and the world of the Brothers Grimm like never before. Peacock Theatre. £12-18 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7.30pm

MEXICAN WRESTLING: Watch masked Mexican superheroes like Silver King (Ramses in the film Nacho Libre) battle it out in a fight for greatness. Spice things up with Mexican street food and tequila...Vamos! From £20, book in advance, 8pm

COMEDY CLUB: Have a giggle courtesy of Channel 4’s Fern Brady and Bridget Christie before they perform at the Edinburgh Fringe. Camden Comedy Club. £5/6, book in advance/just turn up, 8pm

ADULT STORYTELLING: Tales of mystery and magic will be shared by Paul Eccentric and his guests for a night of intrigue. Who says stories are just for kids? The Tea Box, Richmond. £6, book in advance, 8pm

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BOSNIAN WAR EXHIBITION: Intimate stories and photographs document the tragedy of Bosnian War of 1992-1995 and its aftermath. The Silenced Voices exhibition at the P21 Gallery honours the victims and survivors and warns of the effects of racism and intolerance. Free, just turn up, all day (from noon)

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HISTORICAL EAST END PUB TOUR: Explore the history of Brick Lane and Spitalfields, tasting locally brewed craft beers on the way. From deep ales to light lagers, and Victorian-style pubs to recently re-opened pubs, learn how both the beer and the pub community have developed over the years. £30, 2 July

ALTERNATIVE AFTERNOON TEA: Sample a variety of teas each carefully paired with a handmade dessert, and learn how to brew a proper cuppa whilst overlooking Canary Wharf. Hosted by a tea specialist, this is an afternoon tea with a difference. £32, 16 July