Free and Cheap Events

October 6, 2017

A HISTORY OF MAGIC

From 20 October
British Library

Delve into divination and ponder the peculiarities of potions in a journey to where magic and myth began. This much anticipated exhibition draws for the British Library’s distinguished collection to unveil rare books, manuscripts and magical objects and to capture the traditions of folklore and magic which are at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.

bl.uk

October 6, 2017

ARTFUL AUTUMN AT KEW

As summer slips away and the landscape comes alive with its fiery hues, the Royal Botanic Gardens will celebrate this inspiring season with both a brand new festival and stunning exhibition. From this weekend, 16 diverse and organic works of art by four different artists will be dotted around the wilder parts of Kew’s Arboretum, sitting amongst some of its spectacular heritage trees and wide-reaching vistas.

kew.org

September 10, 2017

OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND

Open House London is the world’s largest architecture festival, giving free public access to 800+ buildings, walks, talks and tours over one weekend in September each year.

https://openhouselondon.org.uk/

August 25, 2017

The 20 best family days out in London for £5 or less

Great article in The Telegraph for cheap days out

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/england/london/articles/best-family-days-out-in-london-for-under-5-pounds/