Free & Cheap London Events: 7-13 January

Things to do for a fiver or less this week.

Monday 7 January: Watch Fowlers Molly dancing on their usual Plough Monday tour in the Greenwich area, starting around 8pm at the Ashburnham Arms then on to the Morden Arms to dance around 8.45pm and finishing at the Richard I dancing around 9.30pm.

Tuesday 8 January: Resolved to be greener this year? Visit the Permaculture Picturehouse for films, talks and discussion at Passing Clouds, behind the Haggerston Pub. Entry £3/£2 concs. plus there’s seasonal organic food available at £5 a plate. Doors 6.45pm.

Wednesday 9 January: Long Poem Magazine showcases its work and opens up a Q&A with its editors in the foyer spaces of the Southbank Centre. Free but email to book your place. Starts 8pm.

Thursday 10 January: Find out how South London Folklore Society started with a talk from someone who was there, then watch a film about Austin Osman Spare at the first SELFS meeting of the year, upstairs at the Old Kings Head, off Borough High Street. All welcome, entry £2.50/£1.50 concs. talk starts 8pm.

Friday 11 January: Pop down to Elephant and Castle shopping centre to see Culture Shop: January Sale, an exhibition and live art event by young people in an empty unit. Free, between 6.30-8.30pm.

Saturday 12 January: The London Ice Sculpting Festival begins on Friday and runs all weekend in Canary Wharf. Watch in awe as artists brandish chainsaws and create art out of ice before your eyes then frolic in the snow pit for free.

Sunday 13 January: Planning to laugh more this year? Try Free and Funny new act night at Camden Head, Islington from 8pm.

Consult our London for free page for more ideas.

Another idea: find and sit on the Spitalfields rabbits. In fact, poke about and see just how many pieces of public art you can find and sit on in the area. Many thanks for the idea, inspired by the photo by Not Quite Me found in the Londonist Flickrpool.