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Things to do today:
FLOATING DREAMS: It's your last chance to see Ik-Joong Kang's installation in the Thames before it floats away. Free, just turn up, all day
RIOT FROM WRONG: 14 young north Londoners created Riot From Wrong, a documentary about the 2011 London riots — the screening at LSE is followed by a discussion with the filmmakers. Free, just turn up, 1pm
MUSEUM AFTER HOURS: Take a behind-the-scenes tour, join the scientists' storytelling circle and bid farewell to Dippy the Diplodocus at the Natural History Museum's after hours event. Free, just turn up, 4pm-10pm
FOLK MUSIC: Multi-instrumentalist Rachel Dadd plays an intimate performance to the animated visual backdrop created by her sister, Betsey Dadd. The gig at the Foundling Museum's Picture Gallery also features English folk singer Lucy Farrell. £12/£14, book in advance/just turn up, 6.30pm
GAME OF THRONES: The Victoria & Albert Museum is hosting Anthea Godfrey, artistic director of the Embroiders Guild, to discuss the HBO-commissioned artwork they created to celebrate season five of Game of Thrones. £15, book in advance, 7pm
JAZZ JUKEBOX: Poets and spoken word artists perform to improvised music from a live jazz band at Hoxton Hall. If you're feeling brave, take the stage at the end, during the open mic section. £9, book in advance 7.30pm
BLUES EVENING: Storyteller-singer Jan Blake and blues guitarist Matt Chandler take the Rich Mix audience through the brothels and plantations of the Deep South to tell the story of the blues. £10 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7.30pm
SONGS OF IMMIGRANTS: Love, grief and mental illness feature in Songs of Immigrants, a contemporary fairy tale musical following the life of a British Muslim girl. £12 (+booking fee), book in advance, 8pm
Good cause of the day
SAVE AN EAST END CAFE: Moka East Cafe on the Greenway has been threatened with closure due to steep rent increases — show your support to the cafe/bar/music venue and sign this petition, so that this Stratford gem can stay open.
Our daily pick of Funzing events
SPANISH WALK: If you fancy brushing up your Spanish without leaving the city, take a three-hour stroll with a native, chatting only in Spanish as you go. £20, 17/24 September/1/8 October
PHOTOGRAPHERS' GUIDED TOUR: Professional photographer Jude will guide you around Highgate Cemetery showing you how to take great photos, while you learn about the history of the area. £20/£12, 9 October