Right, so you're either saving up to blow the last of the December salary on one helluva NYE out or you're just stony broke after Christmas/sales shopping. Either way, unless you're happy to simply hibernate for the week here are some ideas for New Year jollity on a budget.New Year's Eve: Follow our top tips and gird your loins
for the massive fireworks display along the Thames, focusing on the London Eye and get home for free on public transport.
New Year's Day:Blow the cobwebs and hangovers away with the New Year's Day Parade which starts at midday at Westminster and finishes around 14.45 at Green Park.
Wednesday: Back to work? Good luck. We reckon you'll need a night in tonight to recover. However, if you're still suffering the effects of Da Vinci Code mania you might benefit from a lectury thing about the Knights Templar at the Devereux Pub near Temple (yes, that one) from 8pm costing only 2 pounds. And yes, the people involved appeared in the film so take something along to be autographed.
Here's to a happy and prosperous New Year!
Photo from Jason Rogers' flickr stream.
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