Things To Do Today In London: Friday 5 August 2016

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The Melbourne Ska Orchestra are playing at The Garage.

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Things to do today:

RIO MARKET: Get into the Olympic spirit, tasting Brazil-inspired flavours and listening to live music at St Katharine Docks. Free, just turn up, 11am-3pm

LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN: Explore the serenity of the longest continually cultivated garden in London. £5, just turn up, noon

14P BEER: Beer has gone up by almost 2000% over the past 30 years. For one day only, Coin Laundry in Exmouth Market will be selling a limited number of beers for 14p, the same price they were in 1973. 14p, just turn up, all day (but get there quick!)

NIGHT FEAST: The first-ever Walthamstow Night Feast is carnival-themed, to celebrate the 2016 Rio Olympics. There will be arts, crafts, kids' entertainment, street food, and a big screen showing the opening ceremony. Free, just turn up, 5pm

POP UP FESTIVAL: Ther's live music, yummy food, live tattooing and a lot of craft beer at the German Deli in Camden. Free, just turn up, 7pm

Oh HELLO 14p beer.

SPICE UP YOUR LIFE: The Grand's £1 cinema club is showing Spice World The Movie, and there'll be a performance from Spice Girls tribute band Wannabe. Entry to the film (where there are prizes for best dressed) also includes entry to the 90s and 00s themed party that goes on until 3am. £1, book in advance, 7.30pm

PUNK CABARET: Be amazed by 11 punk-themed performances underneath a railway arch in Brixton. There are human pin cushions and contortionists, and a punk DJ until midnight. £5/£8, book in advance/ just turn up, 8.30pm

BAT WALK: Discover the different species of bat that call Hyde Park their home. £5, book in advance, 8.45pm

BURLESQUE: SuicideGirls are performing their tongue-in-cheek burlesque act at the Electric Ballroom. £20-£90, book in advance, 9pm

MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA: The 34-strong Australian band play alongside Pama International following their six-year hiatus, and other original artists at The Garage. £15, book in advance, 10pm (club opens at 7pm and closes at 4am)

Good cause of the day

CHARITY PICNIC: Enjoy the summer sun with a picnic in aid of Child Action Group. There will be food and garden games — just bring a blanket. £10 (£5 kids), book in advance, 2pm

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ENTREPRENEUR TALK: Hear from a successful woman who gave up her job to go into an industry of which she had no experience. £10, 9 August

POKEMON GO TOUR: Discover the best places to catch and train your pokemon on the Southbank with a level 17 Trainer and Gym Leader. £15, 19/21 August