Free & Cheap London Events: 28 January – 3 February

Some things to do for a fiver or less this week. 

You might want to stop off here before going to London Fortean Society this week

Monday 28 January

TALK: Hear about Magick and Milkshakes at the Secret Chiefs meeting, upstairs at the Devereaux pub, off Strand. All welcome, £2 admission, talk starts 8.30pm.

Tuesday 29 January

BIG IDEAS: Is a scientifically literate public feasible or desirable? Discuss. At the Wheatsheaf, Rathbone Place W1. Free, starts 8pm.

Wednesday 30 January

ARGUE: The first of three debates about theatre, The Argument Room poses the question, “The alternative and experimental theatre of the 60s, 70s and 80s; a profound influence on our culture today – or youthful exuberance in vain?” Follow the ding dong, free, online from 7pm.

Thursday 31 January

ART: Gallery hop round Fitzrovia Lates, free entry till 9pm.

MONSTERS: London Fortean Society ask why people are afraid of monsters at their monthly meeting in the Bell pub, E1.  All welcome, £3/£2 admission, starts 8pm.

Friday 1 February

LIVE ART: Merging Inks is a live collaborative art jam. Artists, designers, a baker, crafters, musicians and poets will create a collection before your eyes at Ravensbourne, opposite the O2. RSVP for £5 advance tickets, starts 7pm.

QUEER FILM: A weekend of Classic, Camp and Cult: Queer Film starts at the V&A with a special screening of one of the first gay-themed films ever to get a widespread release in North America. Watch Outrageous in  the Sackler Centre. Book tickets online £4/£3, event starts 7pm.

DOCUMENTARY: First Friday Film Club shows The Year of the Beaver, following the 2 year long strike at the Grunwick photographic processing plant in London in the 1970s at the Fire Station, Mayton Street, Holloway. Tickets £5/£3, starts 7.30pm.

Saturday 2 February

NEWS: Comedians, politicians, campaigners and journalists Crunch the News at the Old Red Lion, Islington. Tickets £5, starts 12.15pm.

Sunday 3 February

WONDER: Join the Sunday Assembly and regain a sense of wonder with with super particle physicist Harry Cliff, “the Science Museum’s chief tiny thing explainer” plus songs and readings and no religion at all at The Nave, 1 St Paul’s Road, N1. Free, starts 11am.

For lots more ideas have a look at our London For Free page

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    Another free event for any bike-riders…. CycleLove is celebrating our 1st birthday with a meetup at Look Mum No Hands tomorrow night! (Tuesday 29th)

    Full details at http://www.cyclelove.net/2013/01/the-cyclelove-1st-birthday-bash-meetup/

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