Watch the annual Covent Garden Rent Ceremony Things to do FOOD FESTIVAL: Wear your stretchy clothes if you’re heading down to SW16 — Streatham Food Festival begins today. Take part in a food tour across all four days, visiting various restaurants and cafes around the area and trying their dishes (priced at £2-£5 each), or…

Murray spent Tuesday training indoors at Queen’s Club alongside Bob Bryan, who has gone through the same hip resurfacing procedure Fever-Tree Championships Venue: Queen’s Club, London Dates: 17-23 June Coverage: Live on BBC TV and online with live text and radio coverage on selected matches. Andy Murray’s return to competitive action has been delayed until…

Things to do Get stuck into Greenwich Book Festival GREENWICH BOOK FEST: The University of Greenwich brings all manner of authors, playwrights and other literary figures together for Greenwich Book Festival, which begins today. Plenty of events throughout the festival are free, including talks and book launches, and there are several children’s events at the…

The Last Word festival continues at Roundhouse Things to do DARK MATTER: The mysteries of the universe are examined closer at Dark Matter, a new exhibition focusing on the 95% of our universe which cannot be observed. Art, physics and philosophy combine to ask questions about the concept of invisibility, and the human quest for…

Summer by the River launches today Things to do HALF TERM: Politics for kids and a childhood literary classic are among today’s half term events. We’ve also got the lowdown on child-friendly galleries and theatres, the best family-friendly exhibitions, and other ways to keep everyone happy in half term. SUNDANCE FESTIVAL: A huge event in…

Equal Playing Field at the Soho Hotel Things to do LONDON BIENNALE: 120 artists from 40 countries display work at the London Art Biennale, a free art show in Chelsea. Traditional paintings and sketches, ceramics, graphic art and interactive virtual reality artworks are all on display — and for sale. Chelsea Old Town Hall, free…

Attend a panel discussion on dealing with death Things to do BEER FESTIVAL: Kingston Beer & Cider Festival — now in its 20th year — bizarrely commemorates the 40th anniversary of the “withdrawal of the last RF type buses from service in Kingston”. Beyond the obscure theme there are 60+ ales, and 12 ciders and…

Med London begins today Things to do AFFORDABLE ART FAIR: Get your mitts on some new artworks at the Affordable Art Fair, where thousands of original contemporary pieces from all over the world are on display, and available to buy. Workshops, talks and tours for art lovers also take place. East Heath Road (Hampstead), £8-£25,…