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Things to do today:
ART AND ANTIQUES FAIR: The Art & Antiques Fair opens at Olympia today, with 160 specialist exhibitors from all over the world, selling 55,000 items, plus a schedule of talks. £15, book in advance, 27 June-3 July
WATCH WIMBLEDON: No ticket for Centre Court? No problem — keep up with all the tennis action at one of these screenings across London. Plenty of them are free. 27 June-10 July
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: Head to West Greenwich Library to see a free exhibition of travel photographs, from locations including Australia's Great Ocean Road, Moldova's Memorial Park and the salt flat roads of Gozo. Free, just turn up, 27 June-30 July
LONDON FOG: Head to the Museum of London for a Gresham College lecture about different artistic representations of London fog by artists such as W L Wyllie, Monet, Whistler and the Japanese artist Yoshio Markino. Free, just turn up, 1pm-2pm
NIGHT KAYAK: Grab your oars and take part in a night kayak under Tower Bridge with Secret Adventures. Enjoy dinner in a riverside pub on your route from Limehouse Basin to Tower Bridge and back. £79, book in advance, 6pm-10pm
AUTHOR TALK: Sarah Knight, author of The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k is at Waterstones on Trafalgar Square to talk about how to stop wasting time on things you don't want to do. £3, book in advance, 6.30pm
OUTDOOR THEATRE: Jubilee Park in Canary Wharf holds a free outdoor theatre performance of Life's A Dream, a translation of La Vida Es Sueño, which was published 20 years after Shakespeare's death. Free, just turn up, 6.45pm
Good cause of the day
There's a night dedicated to Syria at The May Fair tonight with proceeds going to Samara’s Aid Appeal, Save The Children and UNHCR. There will be talks from various experts, as well as Syrian people who will give first hand accounts of their experiences.
Our daily pick of Funzing events
SUSHI MAKING: Join a team of cooks at Greenwich Pantry for a sushi making workshop. Pick up tips on cooking, eating and staying healthy on Sushi and Sashimi — and it's not all raw fish. £39, 1/9 July
MASSAGE WORKSHOP: Learn how to give a full body aromatherapy massage at this one day class — and receive a massage yourself. Learn how to use different oils effectively so that you are able to perform massages on friends and family. £29, 3 July