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Things to do today:
WILDLIFE ART: Wildlife charity The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation hosts an exhibition of wildlife art at Mall Galleries. 136 pieces of art are on display at Wildlife Artist of the Year 2016, with media including watercolours, bronze and ceramics. 28 June-2 July
LUNCHTIME TALK: One of the Petrie Museum's volunteers gives a lunchtime talk about artefacts from the Amarna period in the collection, including brightly-coloured faience beads and adornments to representations of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten. Free, just turn up, 1.15-1.45pm
BOWIE'S OTHER BRIXTON: Cool Tan Arts leads a free walk around Brixton, tracing post-war Brixton’s other histories through the changing and changeable gaze of David Bowie. Starts at Stockwell tube station, finishes in Brixton. Free, just turn up, 6pm
MIGRATION AND MODERN LONDON: Join Footprints of London for a guided walk, starting at St Paul's and visiting stories of some of the people who have called London home and who have made the city as multicultural as it is today. £12/£9, book in advance, 6.30pm
BOROUGH TALKS: Michelin-starred chef Pierre Koffmann shares stories from his 50 years working in the industry with Bloomberg’s chief food critic, Richard Vines in front of an audience at Borough Market tonight. £15 (including snacks), book in advance, 7pm
THE GUILTY FEMINIST: Comedians Sofie Hagen and Deborah Frances-White record their podcast in front of a live audience at King's Place. In the podcast they discuss topics ‘all 21st century feminists agree on’ with a special guest. £12.50, book in advance, 7.30pm
NERD: Festival of the Spoken Nerd celebrates Tau Day (or 6.28 if you prefer) at the Backyard Comedy Club in Bethnal Green, with help from Bec Hill, Felicity Ward, Thom Tuck, Tom Goodliffe and astrophysicist Andrew Pontzen. £6.28-£11.11, prebook, 7.30pm
Good cause of the day
Book now for this Pride Takeover of the Crystal Maze on Thursday. The Maze will be taken over by characters from London's cabaret scene, who will guide guests through the course to raise money for HIV charity The Terrence Higgins Trust.
Our daily pick of Funzing events
BECOME A DRESSMAKER: This dressmaking workshop is aimed at complete beginners. Learn the art of pattern cutting, including how to create different seam lines, and ultimately create your own pattern which you'll be able to take home. £25, 11/25 July/15 August
FOLLOW THE FOOTSTEPS OF OLIVER TWIST: Take part in a guided walk following the footsteps of Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger on their final leg of their journey through London to reach Fagin’s lair. Begins in Angel and ends in Farringdon. £12/£8, 16/31 July/11 August