Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 2 June 2016

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Dip into Regent's Park today. Image: Anatoleya

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Things to do today:  

POND DIP: Go Below The Surface at Regent's Park with this family-friendly pond dipping activity. Catch some fascinating invertebrates, discover the animals that live there and find out how they manage to survive underwater. £15 per family of five, prebook, 10.30am

ITALIAN FOOD: Celebrate Italy with a special viewing of the Missoni Art Colour exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum. See highlights from the collection of the MA*GA Art Museum and the Missoni Archive, while Antonio Tomassini and his fellow producers introduce you to the wines and delicacies from Italy. £15/£12, prebook, 6pm

RESTLESS CREATURES: Why are there no flying pigs but plenty of flying dinosaurs? And how can a human outrun an antelope? Join zoologist Matt Wilkinson on a tour of the evolution of moving around at The Royal Institution. £14/£10, prebook, 6pm

Discover the secrets of London's street art. Image: changablefocus

HIDDEN LONDON: Let Doug Gillen guide you through the street art of London with Hidden Canvasses at NADFAS this evening. £10, prebook, 6.30pm

LITTLE ORCHESTRA: Feel summery with this fiesta of Mediterranean-inspired classical music followed by an after-party. Enjoy the sounds of the flamenco guitar duo easing you into the night with Spanish rhythms and melodies at Oval Space. £22.50, prebook, 7pm

YELLOW WAGTAIL: The Lion and Unicorn Theatre present Yellow Wagtail: the story of one man, one, woman, one room and one hour. What happens when your old love comes back into your life? £11, prebook, 7.30pm

FUNNY WOMEN: All aboard the Good Ship Benefit for the Funny Women Awards — where the stars of tomorrow try out their material. If you've never seen female comics physically rock a boat with hilarity before, tonight's a must. £5.50, prebook, 7.30pm

Good cause of the day

Sports Philosophy teams up with Nicole Rose Yoga for a Charity Yoga & Brunch in Hampstead, for its Freedom for Children Foundation. Have a relaxing Sunday morning yoga session in the beautiful Burgh House, followed by a tasty brunch. All proceeds go to the Freedom for Children Foundation and its campaign against child labour. £23.50, prebook, 9.45am, 5 June 2016