Free and Cheap Events

November 10, 2014

DIGITAL AGE: Senate House

DIGITAL AGESenate House, home to the Ministry of Information during WWII and inspiration for Orwell’s 1984, opens its doors today and hosts a day of free activities. This one-day festival explores the contemporary phenomenon of ‘data overload’ and its impact on human consciousness with talks, tours and exhibitions. Free, prebook10am-10pm

October 27, 2014

Free Stuff – Saturday 1st November

MOTOR SHOW: The Regent Street Motor Show displays over 300 cars spanning 125 years of motoring, from the earliest 19th century veterans to the 21st century cars of the future. Free to view, just turn up, 10.30am-4pm

VAMPIRE WALK: To round off Halloween week, inmidtown presents a special horror walk. A vampire-costumed guide takes you to places connected to the lives of Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula, and Mary Shelley, the writer of Frankenstein, and talks about influences on their famous books in and around Holborn. Meet at the GoToMidtown shop near Oxford Circus. Free, just turn up, 11am/2pm


FAMILY DAY: Whitechapel Gallery has a family day where artists Monica Rivas Velasquez and Freya Gabie will be on hand to help youngsters make and exhibit their own collaborative drawings in wire, cotton, string, rope, plywood and paper. Free, prebook, 12pm-4pm