London On The Cheap: 30 September - 6 October

By Lindsey Last edited 100 months ago
London On The Cheap: 30 September - 6 October

Try browsing a brilliant book shop such as this one, captured by Marcus Yau via the Londonist Flickrpool

The evenings are drawing in but don't moulder at home, there's plenty of frugal fun to be found.

Tonight: Already covered by our Book Grocer but worth another mention: catch stories and songs from Marie Phillips, Robert Hudson, John Finnemore, Benet Brandreth, Toby Davies and Emma Beddington ('Belgian Waffling') at Tall Tales, the Good Ship, Kilburn (8pm but get there early, £5).

Friday: Oh boy. The final screening at More London's Scoop tonight is Dirty Dancing. 7.30pm, free. Umbrellas and watermelons at the ready.

Museum of London stays open late to explore London Futures with free tours of the collection, interactive workshops, open galleries, live music and a bar. Speaking of which, have you entered the competition to win a free team at Goodbye London?

Saturday: The Royal Institution throws a free family fun day on The Chemical History of the Candle between 11am-4pm.

Kensal to Kilburn Transition Town host a Harvest Festival at Salusbury Primary School between 12-4pm.

Sunday: UpRise Festival fills Finsbury Park between 12.30-7.30pm, free.

28 Days Later is screened for free at Museum of London, 2pm (18+)

Monday: Do the Deptford X pub quiz at The Royal Albert, 7.30pm. £1 to play.

Tuesday: Oenological enthusiasts gather for the monthly Tastour Teaser mini wine tasting and social at the Bunghole Holborn from 7.30pm, £5.

Editorial photographer, Greg Funnell, gives a free photography talk about his work in the City of London at City YMCA, 8 Errol Street, Barbican, EC1Y 8SE. 6.45pm.

Wednesday: The Ideas Factory is back with 4 alternative comedy acts upstairs at The Old Crown Public House, Oxford Street W1. 8pm, £2.

What did we miss? Let us know in the comments.

Last Updated 30 September 2010