Nadal had not made it past the fourth round of Wimbledon in his five previous appearances before losing in the semi-finals to Djokovic last year World number two Rafael Nadal has been seeded third for Wimbledon this year behind top-ranked Novak Djokovic and world number three Roger Federer. It means the Spaniard, rather than eight-time…

Free outdoor cinema in Paddington Things to do VICTORIAN CITY: London Metropolitan Archives runs a guided walk focusing on the architecture of Sir Horace Jones, born 200 years ago. He designed Tower Bridge and Smithfield and Billingsgate Markets, plus plenty of other buildings to be seen along the route. Monument station, £10, book ahead, 11am-1pm…

Wimbledon begins on 1 July and will be live on BBC TV, radio and online Wimbledon 2019 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 1-14 July Coverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio and the BBC Sport website with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Full details. Wimbledon…

Things to do this weekend is sponsored by HomeAway. All weekend The Gelato Festival comes to town GREAT GET TOGETHER: Various Great Get Togethers take place all over the country this weekend in memory of Jo Cox MP. The aim is to bring communities together to celebrate kindness and respect in street party style events,…

Image: Volks Weald Exciting things to do close to the capital in July, all easily accessible in a day trip. CHOCOLATE AFTERNOON TEA: Master chocolatier William Curley — whose products are sold in Harrods’ Food Hall — has turned his attention to afternoon tea, creating a menu for The Orangery at Blenheim Palace. Tuck into…

See John Kearns and Pat Cahill‘s comedy show Things to do OTHELLO REMIXED: Othello: Remixed is Shakespeare’s play, but not as you know it. It’s set at a boxing club in 2019 London, although the plot is still familiar. Championship boxer Othello choses Michael Cassio to be his corner man, leaving a rejected Iago riven…

The Last Monday Salon at the Union Club Things to do BRIGHT SOULS: Bright Souls: The Forgotten Story of Britain’s First Female Artists is an exhibition presenting the lost art and forgotten story of Britain’s pioneering female painters. Find out how 17th century artists Joan Carlile, Mary Beale and Anne Killigrew managed to achieve success…

Draper won three Futures titles after reaching the boys’ final at Wimbledon last year Wimbledon qualifying Venue: Bank of England Sports Centre, London Dates: 24-27 June Coverage: Live streaming on the BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website and app. Full details. Jack Draper’s metaphorical locker is jam-packed with every tool he needs to make it…