Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 30 April - 6 May

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Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 30 April - 6 May

What a glorious feeling! (photo by World of Tim 2)

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Monday: The New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festivals are on whatever the weather. Frog Morris screen VHS and Super 8 film in New Cross People's library and 100 years of the moving image is discussed at Big Red Pizzeria in Deptford Church Street. Check the listings - it's on till 6 May (free).

Tuesday: The Betsey Trotwood hosts a charity live music night: Music Earth Rise, raising funds for orphans in Zambia and rocking the place with unplugged talent, doors at 7pm (£5 advance).

Wednesday: Discover the themes of the V&A exhibition, 'British Design 1948-2012: Innovation in the Modern Age' from the curator Ghislaine Wood with a talk at 1pm (free).

Thursday: It's a free art frenzy in east London and the City for First Thursday.

Play Indie Bingo at the Tooting Tram and Social from 7pm (free entry, £1 per bingo card).

Friday: Tate Britain is open until 10pm for after hours art exploration (free).

Saturday: For the first time, the Camden Crawl has a free fringe in the shape of the Crawlternative Media Expo featuring underground press and zine making, gig poster design, screen printing and record collecting at St. Michaels Church, Camden between 1-8pm Saturday and Sunday, (free entry).

Sunday: It's Free Comic Book Day at Gosh! Comics Soho with window painting, live drawing and stuff for the kids from noon - 4pm (free).

Shrek the Musical celebrates a year at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane with an open door, family fete were you can meet the cast, get facepainted, do artsy stuff and have a tour of the theatre between 11am-2pm (free).

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Puddle jumper photo by World of Tim 2 via the Londonist Flickrpool.

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Last Updated 29 April 2012