Things To Do Today In London: Friday 19 August 2016

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Have a proper Earl Grey on a walking tea tour. Photo by Richard Leeming from the Londonist Flickr pool.

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Things to do today:

MEME EXHIBITION: Head to What Do You Meme? in Peckham and discover how and why memes became a way of communicating. Free, just turn up, all day from 10am (until 22 August)

WALKING TEA TOUR: Find out the differences between Chinese and Indian teas, and why Charles II's marriage made tea more popular. £20, book in advance, 11am

RAW FOOD WORKSHOP: Create indulgent yet healthy raw food dishes with Diego Castro in Tower Bridge. £30, book in advance, 6pm

INDIAN SUPPERCLUB: Taste the spicy flavours of Chennai with a menu featuring tandoori tilapia and butter chicken. £32 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7pm

AUSTRALIAN FOLK CAMPFIRE: Bush Gothic play for the first time in the UK around a campfire in Bow. There'll be storytelling and singalongs too. £8/10, book in advance/just turn up, 7pm

POP UP FESTIVAL: Listen to live music from Leatherneck and Mark Sugier at The German Deli in Hackney Wick. There'll be craft beer, yummy beer and arts and crafts too. Free, just turn up, 7pm

ADULT BAT WALK: Learn about bats, the only flying mammal in the world, with Horniman bat expert Rhianna Dix. Then, use a bat detector to discover which species of bat are around the area. £5, book in advance, 7pm

CRAFT BEER DINNER: Dine on a three-course meal (each paired with craft beers, of course) and learn about delicious, hoppy liquid, from the head brewer of Camden Town Brewery. £9 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7pm

£1 CINEMA CLUB: Space Jam is tonight's offering from The Grand, Clapham. To immerse yourself in the film, there's a basketball competition and free popcorn. Entry to the film also includes entry to the club night. £1, book in advace/just turn up, 7.30pm

FILM FESTIVAL: Watch over 10 short films exploring different relationships at the Hackney Attic Film Festival. Free, just turn up, 7.30pm

FLOATING CINEMA: Watch 80s classic Do The Right Thing at The Floating Cinema in Hackney Wick. Free, book in advance, 8pm

Good cause of the day

NATURE ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP: Artist Jennie Webber will guide you around the Woodberry Wetlands nature reserve before you head to the studio to illustrate the natural specimens you collected. All profits go to London Wildlife Trust. £49.50 (+booking fee), book in advance, 10am

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Our daily pick of Funzing events

PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP: Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Vittoria, an Italian who learnt from her nonna. £25, 25 September/16 October

REAL LIFE ARCADE GAME: Put your running shoes on so you're ready to dash around the side streets of Bank in a game of speed, stealth and strategy. £20, 20/21 August