Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 30 May 2018

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A triple bill of contemporary dance from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire.

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HALF TERM: Looking for things to do with the kids all this week? Our half term listings has plenty of suggestions.

NATURE'S RECYCLERS: From a messy mud kitchen, to upcycled tote bags, there are plenty of activities for your little critters to get stuck into at Hyde Park's discovery day. The LookOut Discovery Centre, free, book ahead, 11am-3pm, until 31 May

NEUTRINOS: Where would you find the building blocks for the universe? In Antartica, apparently. Join particle physicist Linda Cremonesi for a lunchtime chat about her search for neutrinos on the Earth's southernmost tip. Wellcome Collection (Euston), free, just turn up, 1pm-2pm

COAST AND SEA: Who doesn't love to be beside the seaside? Soak up some nostalgia with a selection of archival footage documenting Britain's favourite holiday resorts, discover the vital work of the RNLI, or simply get your fix of listening to waves crash against the shore. The National Archives (Kew), £5, book ahead, 2pm-3.45pm

SCIENCE MUSEUM LATE: You'll feel right at home at a museum late dedicated to the domestic sphere. Explore what makes a house a home, discover the difference between a hoarder and a collector, and meet the unwanted guests that can inhabit your pad. Science Museum (South Kensington), free entry, booking required for some events (no need to book for entry), 6.45pm-10pm

Musical mayhem and iftar treats at the Wellcome Kitchen + Cinema.

HENDRICK'S TIME: You are cordially invited to slip below the surface of time and into a gin-soaked evening of immersive storytelling courtesy of the raconteurs from Hendrick's. Your ticket includes a complimentary cucumber and rose petal G&T. The Plough Bar & Kitchen (St John's Hill), £5, book ahead, 7pm/8.30pm

WELCOME KITCHEN IFTA: How does a night of world food, cinematic guilty pleasures, and general merriment sound?  The Welcome Kitchen + Cinema is back, and this time they're screening The Greatest Showman, before serving supper after sundown — so it's perfect for those observing Ramadan. Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre (Shoreditch), £19, book ahead, 7pm-10pm

SHERAZ YOUSAF: It's not easy learning how to be a man — at least, that's what comedian Sheraz Yousaf discovered in his Pursuit of Manly-ness. Maybe he shouldn't have relied on the internet to teach him? The Betsey Trotwood (Clerkenwell), £10, book ahead, 7pm-9pm

WES ANDERSON NIGHT: From its muted palette of pretty pastels, to a reliably maudlin-looking Bill Murray, the unashamedly twee aesthetic of Wes Anderson is difficult to resist. Celebrate cinema's hippest auteur at a social sketch-up dedicated to all things Wes. Drink, Shop & Do (King's Cross), £15, book ahead, 7pm-9.30pm

TRANSITIONS DANCE COMPANY: Three choreographers + fourteen dancers = one extraordinary show. Transition Dance Company present a triple threat of dancing talent with freshly commissioned works by Richard Chappell, Jarkko Partanen and Hagit Yakira. Laban Theatre (Deptford), £12, book ahead, 7.30pm-9.30pm, until 1 June

Good cause of the day

A graduate committee is on a mission to raise £40k for KISS — an NGO supporting children's access to education in Uganda. Help them inch ever-closer to that total by grabbing your mates for a competitive evening of fun at their charity pub quiz.

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A Secret London Tour


How well do you really know London? Visit the streets that inspired Harry Potter locations and see London's most superstitious hotel. On Matt's tour you will explore hidden places and discover stories unknown to even the most knowledgeable of Londoners. Get tickets

Lost London Walking Tour


London is a city of incredible transformation. With structural remains that date back to ancient history still in existence, this unique walking tour takes in Lost London in all its former glory. From the Titanic booking office to the graveyards of man's best friend, you'll discover the weird and wonderful places that used to exist in the capital but are now only committed to memory. Using old photographs, newspaper cuttings and stories from the past, you'll be amazed at what has largely been written out of our history books...   Get tickets

Hidden London Tour


Visit old pubs, even older churches, hidden rivers, mysterious tunnels and more on this tour of hidden Londo. You'll hear tales of the myths and legends which made the City of London what it is today, and find out the area's links to nursery rhymes and literary figures. Get tickets

Forgotten Old London


Have you visited London's Roman ampitheatre? What about London's Medieval market places? Hear weird and wonderful tales of our beautiful city as you take a walking tour, seeing everything from centuries-old churches to the hanging place of William Wallace. Whether you've lived here all your life or are visiting for a few days, you're sure to learn something new about London. Get tickets