Free and Cheap Events

January 7, 2016

Dazzling Light Festival Will Transform London For 4 Nights This January

Get ready for Lumiere London: the biggest-ever light festival to hit the capital. 

Produced by Artichoke and supported by the Mayor of London, for four evenings in January a host of international artists will illuminate the city from 6:30pm to 10:30pm each night. 

See iconic architecture transformed with 3D projections, interactive installations and other extraordinary light works. Start your 2016 in spectacular fashion. Plan your visit now.

November 30, 2015

This months free & cheap…

CHRISTMAS PAST: See what Christmas has looked like (and how it's changed) over the last 400 years at Geffrye Museum in Hoxton. Take a walk through living rooms decorated with authentic lights, decorations and music. Free, just turn up, until 3 January 


NEON ART: Soho and neon lights go hand in hand, and the death of neon signmaker Chris Bracey is marked with a special exhibition, featuring work by Chris and his family. Free, just turn up, until 31 January


ISIS AND EBOLA: Two of the biggest worldwide issues are united for an exhibition at Imperial War Museum, focusing on work that British troops do overseas. Free, just turn up, until November 2016


TINTIN: Somerset House currently has an exhibition dedicated to intrepid reporter TinTin and his faithful dog Snowy, and for fans of the books it's worth a visit. Free, just turn up, until 31 January


NOVEMBER ART: Some cracking exhibitions have opened in London this month. Not sure which ones to visit? We've tried them all to find out which ones are worth it — and best of all, they're all free.

November 3, 2015


Dishes from all over the world are served in this Shoreditch carpark, which is transformed into an outdoor eatery. Free, noon until midnight

November 3, 2015


A free exhibition of award-winning photography from the 58th World Press Photo contest. This year the photographs were selected from 97,912 photos made by 5,692 photographers from 131 different countries. They address subjects including hard news, sport and portraits. Level 2 Foyer at Royal Festival Hall, 5-29 November