Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 31 August 2016

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Search for minibeasts in Greenwich Park. Photo: Ricardo Scappini

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Things to do today:

FAMILY MINIBEAST HUNT: Take the kids to Greenwich Park to go searching for invertebrates. Find out how to catch them and identify them. £15 (2 adults, 3 kids), book in advance, 10.30am

RUM MASTERCLASS: Discover how to make the perfect daiquiri using three different rums and learn about the history of rum as you nibble on canapés at COYA Restaurant in Mayfair. £35, book in advance, 6pm-8pm

HOW TO FIX NIGERIA: The Royal African Society presents a panel discussion at Royal Festival Hall highlighting gender inequality in Nigeria, and how both women and men are fighting the patriarchal oppression. Part of Africa Utopia festival. Free, just turn up, 6.30pm-8pm

DOCUMENTARY: Discovery the history of mechanics, starting with clockwork machines that emulate life. The screening of Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams at Asia House shows how our relationship with technology has changed. Free, book in advance, 6.45pm

SCIENCE MUSEUM LATES: Discover who your phone speaks to behind your back, how to trick facial recognition software, and how data is evolving at the Science Museum's monthly late opening. Age 18+. Free (some events charge and require booking), 6.45pm-10pm

QUEER FILM: Hackney Attic Film Festival comes to a close with a series of screenings from Wotever World, an LBGT and Queer film festival. £8, book in advance, 7.30pm

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Our daily pick of Funzing events

VEGETARIAN SUPPER CLUB: Indulge in four plant-based courses that cater to vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free diets at this supper club. £35, 10 September

HAUNTED TUBE: Discover the ghostly history of the Underground on this tour. Wander through tunnels beneath the Square Mile and discover what really lies beneath our city. £10, 3/5/6/10/12/13/16 October