Things To Do Today In London: Friday 23 September 2016

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Hot Dub Time Machine is playing music from every year since 1954.

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Things to do today:

TOOTOPIA: Celebrate all things Tooting with a foodie trail, pooch parade, storytelling and musical bingo at local festival Tootopia. Free, just turn up, until 25 September

CERAMICS FAIR: 54 potters are selling their wares at the 14th annual Ceramics in the City, taking place at The Geffrye Museum. There will also be free pottery demonstrations. Free, just turn up, 10am-5pm (until 25 September)

JAZZ AGE FASHION: Curators and collectors are sharing the stories behind the Fashion and Textile Museum's new collection of 1920s Jazz Age fashion. £10 (includes exhibition entry), book in advance, 1pm

COLLIDING THE FUTURE: A senior scientist at CERN, particle physicist and professor at Oxford University are among the panellists at the Royal Institution discussing the challenges of designing particle accelerators. £14, book in advance, 7pm

AFRICAN MUSIC: Expect exhilirating and exciting music from AKA Trio, who use their diverse heritage to ensure their music has a deep and captivating sound. Takes place at Union Chapel in Islington. £20, book in advance, 7pm

HAUNTED TECHNOLOGY: Parapsychologist Konstantin Raudive's 1970s experiments inspire The EVP Sessions — an evening of ghoulish technology-themed literature, music, performance and video art at Shoreditch Town Hall. £12.50, book in advance, 8pm

HOT DUB TIME MACHINE: O2 Forum Kentish Town is hosting an evening of tunes dating from 1954 until today. Boogie along to the tracks which are played in chronological order, each with accompanying visuals. £19 (+booking fee), book in advance, 8pm

WORLD MUSIC: As part of London Design Festival, sampled records, travel documentaries and films come together at Pop Brixton to explore local and global identity in music art and design. Free, just turn up, 8pm  

Good cause of the day

ART EXHIBITION: Islington Art Factory is exhibiting papier-mache shoes created by The Little Paper Slipper, a domestic abuse charity giving women affected by abuse the chance to express emotions through creativity. Tonight's opening reception includes poetry and violin performances. 7pm (exhibition until 30 September)

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Our daily pick of Funzing events

WEST END WONDERS: From haunted theatres to illicit royal affairs, uncover the side of the West End  that most tourists don't see with a tour around Covent Garden and the Strand. £12, 21/26 October

KNITTING CAT CAFE: Whether you're a pro or you've never picked up needles in your life, take a guided knitting class at Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium, and play with rescued cats too. £15, 20 October