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Things to do today:
HELLO KITTY: Love cake? You're missing out if you haven't tried Cutter & Squidge's Hello Kitty Afternoon Tea yet. Head to the secret garden in the Soho bakery for all manner of Kitty-themed treats. £40/£20, book in advance, until 31 August
MOTCOMB STREET PARTY: The Motcomb Street Party returns to Belgravia tonight with live entertainment in the form of Michael Jackson, Abba and Boy George (tribute acts), plus lashings of food and drink. £10 suggested donation, just turn up, 5.30pm-10.30pm
COFFEE HOUSE SESSIONS: Head to the bar at Soho Theatre for Coffee House Sessions, a free evening of live music. Tonight is the turn of singer-songwriter Ellie Rose. Free, just turn up, 6pm
SUMMER KORFBALL: Highbury Korfball Club is offering free beginner level adult korfball sessions every Wednesday in June and July. The sport is similar to netball and basketball, and is played in mixed teams of four people. Free, just turn up, 7pm-9pm
MICHAEL MORPURGO: Author and former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo chats to Gaby Roslin about his novel Private Peaceful. A new hardback edition has been published to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Takes place at St James Church, Piccadilly. £8 (or £20 with a copy of Private Peaceful), book in advance, 7pm
EDINBURGH PREVIEWS: Comedians Amy Howerska and Joz Norris both perform Edinburgh preview shows at The Rose & Crown in Kentish Town tonight. Free, just turn up, 8pm
Good cause of the day
Book ahead for the Stand Up To Cancer gala at Greenwich Comedy Festival on 31 July. Comedians including Stewart Francis, Vikki Stone, Matt Richardson, David Morgan, Beth Vyse and Patrick Monaghan take to the stage in aid of Cancer Research UK.
Our daily pick of Funzing events
3D PRINTING: Intrigued by the world of 3D printing? Learn all you need to know at this introduction to 3D printing workshop, open to both beginners and professional designers. Learn some of the terminology, understand the software and take home your own 3D custom souvenir. £25/£15, 22 June, 1pm
MAKE A TOTE BAG: New to sewing? Learn to how to sew yourself a tote bag at this beginners' workshop. Bring along your own fabrics and get to grips with using a sewing machine. £19/£15, 24 June/29 June/29 July
FLY FIRST CLASS: Learn how to fly first class on a shoestring budget at this talk by a man known as the 'Miles Mogul'. He'll share hacks and tips on how to travel in style without breaking the bank. £10, 29 June