Things To Do In London Today is sponsored by The Nomad Cinema. Scroll down for how to win tickets.
- Does "the north" start at Watford?
- The Square Mile is not a square mile.
- There's a castle in London with views of seven counties.
Things to do today:
UNLIMITED FESTIVAL: Reimagined film moments with deaf and disabled dancers, a silent room showing what it's like to have a speech disability and Kaite O'Reilly in conversation are all on the programme at Southbank Centre's Unlimited Festival. Free, but ticketed — book in advance, varying times 6-11 September
CHRISTIE'S LATES: View a 1.5m mechanical corkscrew and hear the director general of the Royal Photographic Society talk about the history of Leica cameras at Christie's invention and curiosity-themed Late. Free, just turn up, 6pm
CROQUETAS CHALLENGE: Sample London's tastiest croquetas at Ember Yard's Croquetas Challenge. Salt Yard, The Modern Pantry and Brindisa Tapas Soho are among the big names competing. £15, book in advance 6pm
OPERA: Soprano Ilona Domnich's concert is followed by a Q&A conducted by Ashutosh Khandekar. Free, book in advance, 6.15pm
MEMORIES TALK: Find out how research has shaped what we know about our memories with a talk at the Royal Institution. £14, book in advance, 7pm
SHAKESPEARE AND KEATS: English Professor Robert White explores how Shakespeare's works influenced romantic poet Keats. Keats House. £8, book in advance, 7pm
COMEDY GIG: Sheraz Yousaf MCs and hosts six comedians at The Gunners Pub for a night of belly laughs. £3, just turn up, 8pm
Win VIP Nomad Cinema Tickets
If you like your films more atmospheric than the local multiplex, don't miss the Nomad Cinema's exciting season of cult films screened at iconic locations. See classic and new movies at places such as Wilton Crescent Garden, Brompton Cemetery and the super-exclusive Belgrave Square. Coming up is Southern Gothic classic The Night of the Hunter at Brompton Cemetery. Book tickets for a spooky evening in one of the UK’s most famous cemeteries.
Plus you can win a wonderful evening for two under the stars with food, by entering the free competition.
Good cause of the day
ART WORKSHOP: Imperial College Healthcare Charity are holding a drop-in drawing workshop at Charing Cross Hospital. There are also contemporary dance performances inspired by the Henry Moore sculpture outside, poetry readings and Japanese theatre performances. Free, book in advance, noon
Our daily pick of Funzing events
ROOFTOP YOGA: Refresh both your mind and body with a yoga class on the Qbic Hotel rooftop — why not complete your healthy morning with a wholesome breakfast from the hotel's restaurant? £10, 10/15/18/24 September
NATURAL BEAUTY WORKSHOP: Whether you want to make organic beauty products for yourself or a friend, Naz's class will cover everything you need to know. £29, 17 September/1/16 October