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- London was just as international during the second world war — take a look at the government officials and heads of states who lived here in exile.
Finally, a relatively quiet day on the Brexit front.
Things to do today:
DESIGN MUSEUM: Last chance to visit the Design Museum in Shad Thames, before it reopens in Kensington in November. Visit the Cycle Revolutions exhibition to see Sir Bradley Wiggins's 2015 hour record bike and to gain an insight into the future of cycling. £9.10, just turn up, all day from 10am
GIN LOVERS: Drink gin like it's 1775 with the National Trust and Bermondsey Gin Ltd, purveyors of historical gin. With talks, tastings and a G&T bar, a boozy yet educational gin-fuelled evening is in store at Rainham Hall. £15, book in advance, 6pm
BOOK TALK: Investigative journalist Matt Kennard speaks at Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road, about a scam he uncovered while working at The Financial Times. He discusses his book The Racket and how to challenge the global elite with guests including political commentator Aaron Bastani, award-winning author Joe Glenton, and Kim Sandha, co-founder of Campaign for Real Media. £3, book in advance, 6.30pm
MUSICAL REMIX: As part of a collaboration to digitise and distribute out-of-copyright sound recordings, a remix of Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman’s 1958 record Music for Children by electronic musician Leafcutter John will be performed. That's after an audiovisual introduction by the creators of the Open Music Archive. The Foundling Museum. £5, book in advance, 6.30pm
KNIT AND KNATTER: Embroider your own tote bag with London-based art collective No Way Ray. Have a drink, meet new people and learn how to stitch a one-of-a-kind bag. £15, book in advance, 7pm
GIG: Headlined by Jack Tyson Charles, Joyeux Bordel’s new series of music events, Basement Lates, starts tonight. With a variety of artists including Oliver Croome, house DJs, a vintage soundsystem and tasty cocktails, what's not to like? Free, 7pm
COMEDY: In preparation for their Edinburgh Fringe performances, MC Rob Thomas, Ahir Shah and Addy Van Der Borgh will be performing a work-in-progress show at Spitafields' Hanbury Hall. £5 in advance/£8 on the door, 7pm
EXPERIMENTAL FILM SCREENING: Visual artist, filmmaker, and RCA's head of sculpture Jordan Baseman leads tonight's Edge of Frame event at Space For London. Some of Baseman's creative non-fiction and interview-based works will be shown, followed by a Q&A and films by other artists. £3 (+£2 membership), just turn up, 7.30pm
SUPPER CLUB: To celebrate Independence Day, ITV's Amelia Singer is hosting an American-themed dinner party to show off eight Californian wines. Get ready to taste the flavours of the Golden State and visit the Wild West's Ultimate Frontier without leaving Notting Hill. £65+ £2.71 booking fee, book in advance, 7.30pm
Today's Things To Do In London is sponsored by Stella Artois.
Visit Victorian London and the First Wimbledon Tennis Championships
Step into the streets of Victorian London: a murky yet exciting place filled with big characters. Run into a debonair detective and a certain Queen Victoria, in this experience from reputed immersive theatre team Les Enfants Terrible.
Meanwhile two brands are just starting to make their mark on the city. Experience the little-known tennis tournament called Wimbledon, and a new Belgian beer being served up to Londoners for the first time — from a brewery known as Artois.
The Time Portal runs from 7-10 July from 12 noon to 9.40pm. Tickets cost £13.50 - £18 (including a £1 booking fee) for each 40-minute theatrical experience, including two free drinks. Visit www.ebplive.co.uk/stellaartois to find out more.
Good cause of the day
WIND ORCHESTRA: Listen to an evening of British and American music in aid of Médecins Sans Frontièrs. Noted for their varied repertoire, Lambeth Wind Orchestra and the Sierra Nevada Winds Orchestra perform a variety of traditional and contemporary pieces from both sides of the pond at St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate in Holborn. Free, just turn up, 7.30pm
Our daily pick of Funzing events
FLORAL STYLING: Fancy yourself as a florist? Try your hand at flower arranging at this one-off workshop at Kino Vino. Have a go at creating your own bouquet which you'll take home with you, and pick up some party planning tips along the way. £50, 9 July
POP UP PAINTING: Release your inner Van Gogh at this pop-up painting class on South Bank, and create your own masterpiece depicting a Waterloo Sunset. All supplies are provided and no experience is necessary. £40, 8 July