Free & Cheap London Events: 4-10 March

Things to do for a fiver or less this week.

Monday 4 March

EUROPE: Former French Prime Minister Alain Juppé explains why he still believes in the European Union, at the London School of Economics. Free, just turn up, starts 6.30pm.

OFFENCE: Nick Cohen talks about censorship, freedom of speech and the need to offend at Skeptics in the Pub in Camden. This is likely to be busy so get there early. Free, starts 7.30pm.

Tuesday 5 March

JEWELLERY: Meet the British Library‘s jewellery designer in residence, Sarah Warsop. £5 / £3, starts 1pm.

Wednesday 6 March

MEDIA: Tom Watson MP and Martin Hickman are talking about Rupert Murdoch’s media empire and how it’s contributed to the corruption of Britain, at Waterstones in King’s Road. £5 including wine, probably wise to book in advance, 7pm.

Thursday 7 March

GEEK COMEDY: Like memes, Tumblr, Google, laughing? Head to All Your Internet Are Belong To Us. Last month’s sold out, so it might be a good idea to book tickets in advance to this week’s show with James Acaster, Adam Larter, Rob Wells, Caroline Mabey and Gareth Morinan. £5, starts 8.30pm.

BOOKS: It’s World Book Day! Find out what’s happening near you on the WBD website.

Friday 8 March

DRAMA: Hugely influential and respected dramatist Stephen Poliakoff is in conversation with Geoffrey Colman at the ICA, talking about his career and particularly the recent BBC series Dancing on the Edge. £5 or free to ICA members, starts 1pm.

GREECE: Find out how Greece affected travellers from Lord Byron to the Society of Dilettanti at the British Museum, with speakers Roderick Beaton, Athena Leoussi and poet David Constantine. £5 / £3, starts 6.30pm.

Saturday 9 March

BURLESQUE: Legendary New York nightlife star Julie Atlas Muz guest hosts Criptease (pictured), an outrageous evening of neo-burlesque celebrating disabled women’s bodies as part of the Women of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre. Free entry, starts 9pm.

Sunday 10 March

CHILDREN: Marianne Levy and Joe Craig are two of the authors appearing at Little Bookniks at the Jewish Museum. £5 per event.

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