Things To Do Today In London: Monday 4 July 2016

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Things to do today:

US INDEPENDENCE DAY: Have a glass of bubbly and a slice of cake to celebrate US Independence Day at the home of Benjamin Franklin, one of the founders of the United States of America. £8, just turn up, noon

GREEK MUSIC: Learn about the musical traditions of Greece with an afternoon with the Department of Classics at King's College London. Followed by an evening concert by Sokratis Sinopoulos Quartet. Free, book in advance, 1pm

ENGLAND POST-REFERENDUM: Find out what Brexit means for England with a panel including the Rt Hon Professor John Denham and Telegraph columnist Mary Riddell at The British Academy. Free, book in advance, 5.30pm

ART CLASS: Normally closed to the public, the Royal Veterinary College's anatomy museum is open for drawing or painting bits of animal. Materials provided. £10, book in advance, 5.45pm

CUBAN STREET FOOD: Try the flavours of Havana with a tasting at Cubana, featuring slow-cooked dishes, tapas and barbecue prepared on a robata grill. Free, book in advance, 6pm

UKULELE CLUB: Strum along to classics and newer pop at the Queen of Hoxton's weekly ukulele hootenanny. Bring your own uke, or it's a £20 returnable deposit to borrow one. Free, just turn up, 7pm

BOURBON AND BEER: Get a taste of the Deep South and enjoy live blues music while tasting carefully paired whisky, beer and BBQ food at The Gallery, West Hampstead. £20+booking fee, book in advance, 7pm

MUSICAL COMEDY: Watch the Horne Section with guests Lee Nelson and Matt Forde at Soho Theatre. £15, book in advance, 7.30pm

CZECH SURREALIST FILM: Watch a selection of weird and wondrous short films by Jan Švankmajer as part of Deptford Cinema's monthly Analogue Animations. £5, book in advance/just turn up, 7.30pm

Good cause of the day

CHARITY COMEDY NIGHT: With comedians including Mock the Week's Stewart Francis and Impractical Jokers' five-man Late Night Gimp Fight, laugh your heart out in aid of African football charity Alive and Kicking. Wilton's, Tower Hill. £20, book in advance, 7.30pm, 5 July

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Our daily pick of Funzing events

JAMAICAN DANCE CLASS: Bust a move and learn how to dance ragga style (it's a Jamaican dance with hip hop roots). Suitable for everyone, whether you've two left feet or not. £10, Fridays throughout July

CHOCOHOLIC EXPERIENCE: Yep, you read right, chocolate. Learn how to make all manner of treats at this one day workshop, including choccy truffles. You'll also learn about the history of chocolate, and the ingredients of your fave bars. £29, 23 July/20 August