Need a bit of inspiration for your day? We’ve found three things going on in Canary Wharf and east London for you to do.

1. Get your trunks on...

Swimmers will be making a splash in the shadow of the Excel centre for the Great Newham Swim .

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience open water swimming and is suitable for all abilities, with participants able to enjoy the event safe in the knowledge expert safety kayakers will be there every stroke of the way.

Royal Victoria Dock, 4pm.

2. Get your pyjamas on...

Shoreditch’s Pillow Cinema is continuing into the summer, with a screening of Drive starring Ryan Gosling.

Film-lovers can hop onto a beanbag for £25 at the rooftop screening – just don’t forget your pillow!

SNAP Studios, 8.45pm

3. Get your... erm... Bette on...

Legendery American songbird Bette Midler is getting ready to play her first UK concert in 35 years.

The Divine Miss M will perform live at The O2 on Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19.

The shows will feature material from Bette’s career and material from her new album, It’s The Girls! – a tribute to girl groups through the ages. Prices range from £64-£123.50.

The O2, Greenwich, 6.30pm