Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 29 June 2016

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Things to do today:

JUDY BLAME: The ICA hosts the first major solo exhibition by accessories designer, art director and fashion stylist Judy Blame. The exhibition is a montage of items relating to Blame's career, inlcluding clothing, collages, jewellery, fashion editorials, sketchbooks and T-shirts. £1 day membership, just turn up, 29 June-4 September

DESIGN MUSEUM: Time is running out to visit the Design Museum in its current Shad Thames home — it closes its doors on 30 June to move to its new location on Kensington High Street, where it will open in November. £9.10, until 30 June

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Head to the V&A for a free lunchtime lecture about Huguenot craftsmanship in the V&A's collection. Free, just turn up, 1pm

HUNGER PAINS: Kayleigh Garthwaite's book Hunger Pains provides a voice for foodbank users and volunteers in the UK, and an insight into the realities of foodbank use. This event sees a panel of experts discussing some of the issues raised in the book. Free, book in advance, 1pm

AUTHOR TALK: New York Times bestselling author Emma Straub is at Waterstones on Tottenham Court Road to talk about her new book, Modern Lovers, with author Carys Bray, Sam Baker, editor of The Pool. £5, book in advance, 6.30pm

QUIZ: Drink Shop Do in King's Cross hosts a quiz with a difference. Expect craft challenges, musical riddles and more. £5, book in advance, from 7pm

1960s CINEMA: Picturehouse Central hosts a 1960s-style evening at the cinema, with a screening of Hammer’s One Million Years BC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film. A cast of characters including commissionaires, usherettes, cinemagoers and film promoters will welcome the audience. £18, book in advance, 7pm

GUJARATI COOKING: JW3 Jewish centre hosts a Gujarati cooking session, with demos on how to make surti undhiyu (a mixed vegetable casserole), ringan nu shaak (a spiced curry with aubergines and yoghurt), tamatar ki khadi (a tomato and yoghurt spiced warm soup), pakoras and parathas. £45, book in advance, 7.15pm

ALBUM LAUNCH: Singer, songwriter, kora player, multi-instrumentalist Diabel Cissokho launches his album Tambacounda Express at Rich Mix in Shoreditch. Expect influences from Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Niger and  Morocco in his music. £10/£12.50, book in advance, 7.30pm

FOLK MUSIC: Southern Cone Quintet, a folk music group from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay perform traditional songs and ancient native chants at Sands Film Studios in Rotherhithe. £14, book in advance, 7.45pm

THE BETA MALES: The Beta Males bring their show Alpha Sketch to Udderbelly Festival on South Bank for one night only. Their sketch storytelling has been heard on BBC Radio 4′s Sketchorama and has sold out Edinburgh Fringe shows. £12, book in advance, 9.15pm

Good cause of the day

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SHERLOCK HOLMES MURDER MYSTERY: Take part in an interactive street game around Baker Street, reporting to Sherlock Holmes to solve a crime with six suspects, six possible murder weapons and nine possible locations. Collect evidence and solve clues throughout the treasure hunt. £15, 9/23 July

ARCHERY COURSE: Ever fancied yourself as the next Robin Hood? Learn how to use a bow and arrow properly at this beginners' archery class, as well as some of the key terminology in the sport and, most importantly, how to hit the target. £25, 2/9/11/16 July