Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 7 June 2016

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TOTS TENNIS: Get kids playing tennis before Wimbledon even begins. Head to Lloyd Park, Walthamstow, for a free class for 3-5 year olds, teaching them the basics of ball bashing tennis. Free, pre-register, 9.30am

AT HOME IN BRITAIN: Re-examine the way we live now at this RIBA exhibition. See six newly-commissioned works from contemporary architectural practices as they respond to the cottage, terraced house and flat. Free, just turn up, 10am-8pm

UNSEEN BOWIE: See the many sides to David Bowie at this Cancer Research UK exhibition of unseen photos. From the Thin White Duke, to Ziggy, David Jones and Aladdin Sane, Bowie's changing image is as much a part of music history as his music. Head to The Hub today to be one of the first to see the exhibition. Free, prebook a time slot, 11am, until 19 June

See unseen Bowie photos at this free Cancer Research exhibition. Image: Chalkie Davies

WINE AND WOTSITS: Discover more about campaigning for charity in this presentation evening packed with wine and Wotsits at 4 Garrett Street. Hear from five speakers, presenting Pecha Kucha (that's 20 slides for 20 seconds each), about their work in the charity sector and how you can get involved. Free, prebook, 5.30pm

MUSIC: Founder of The Long Riders, Sid Griffin is an Americana and Alt-country pioneer. Hear his latest tuneful work, the acclaimed Trick Is To Breath, in an intimate gig at The Islington. £14.75, prebook, 6pm

CHRISTIE'S LATE: This month's Late is dedicated to the work of 19th and 20th century artists at the South Kensington show rooms. Discover more about the famous and lesser-known artists with a talk from Lizzie Perrotte. Free entry, just turn up, 6pm

BOROUGH TALKS: Learn the secrets of successful food start-ups at Borough Market today. Panellists Jenny Costa, Bonnie Chung, Jordan Frieda and Claire Ptak will talk about what it takes to create a successful food business. £15, prebook, 7pm-9pm

COMEDY GROTTO: No Santa here — instead there's enough silliness to keep you giggling all week. Tonight's comic offerings at The Star Of Kings include Alfie Brown and Ahir Shar showing their Edinburgh skills with this preview. Free (donate what you like), just turn up, 8pm

Good cause of the day

Brew up a storm for charity at the Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of Marie Curie. Help people with terminal illnesses get the care they need by getting the kettle on and baking a cake. Get your friends, family or colleagues together for a cuppa and a chat. Sign up to get a free fundraising pack and pick a date between 20-29 June to hold your party. Cheers!