Things To Do Today In London: Monday 15 August 2016

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Things to do today:

MEDIEVAL HISTORY WALK: Visit towers, churches and walls dating back 700 years, and one of the oldest surviving London nunneries on this walking tour in the City of London. £12, book in advance, 11.30am

TEA DANCE: Dance the Monday blues away at the Camden Centre, which has been transformed into a summer paradise. There's a raffle and plenty of refreshments, including tea, wine and homemade cakes. Call 02079745633 for more details. £5, just turn up, 12.30pm

POP-UP CINEMA: The Deck at the National Theatre is turning into a pop-up cinema for five days. There are only 50 seats, and the ticket includes a viewing of the National Theatre's stage version of War Horse, as well as a drink and food. £25, book in advance, 2pm/7pm

FILM & ARTS CLUB: The Last Temptation Film & Arts Club kicks off its weekly series with a screening of King Creole, on the 39th anniversary of Elvis's death. Introduced by film historian Thomas Hamilton, the film is followed by rockabilly music and pop art Elvis visuals. £5, book in advance, 6.30pm

LITERATURE & MUSIC: Faber Social holds a night of literature, music, and other creative surprises at The Social on Little Portland Street. Guests include Man Booker Prize-winning author DBC Pierre. £8 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7pm

FILM & DISCUSSION: The Poetry Café in Covent Garden is showing Prince Among Slaves, followed by discussion about diversity in the media hosted by Poetic Pilgrimage's Muneera Williams. £6 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7pm

POMPOM GARLAND WORKSHOP: Make your own metre-long pompom garland to decorate your home at Drink Shop & Do in King's Cross. All materials and tools included in ticket price. £20 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7pm

NATURAL WINE TASTING: Taste and discuss six natural wines —made with no chemicals and minimal technological interference— at Provisions on Holloway Road. An ideal introduction for those with a basic knowledge of wine. £35, book in advance, 7pm

FILM FESTIVAL: Hackney Attic is kicking off its first film festival with Kill Your Television, a selection of shorts made in North East London. Free (pay what you can), just turn up, 7.30pm

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BATTERSEA DOGS HOME: Meet the dogs, make crafts in the cattery, go on a treasure hunt and find out about rehoming cats and dogs at Battersea. Part of the Summer Mondays series of events. £2 (further donations welcome), just turn up, 11am-4pm

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Our daily pick of Funzing events

EAST LONDON FOOD TOUR: Pie and mash from a restaurant that opened in 1900 and Russell Brand's not-for-profit café are among the seven stops on a food tour around East London. £55, 20/27 August

ISLINGTON WALK: Discover the entertainment history of Islington on a guided walk around the area. See the birthplace of punk rock and find out where Sting made his acting debut. £10, 2 September