London On The Cheap: 13-19 January

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London On The Cheap: 13-19 January

Better late than never, frugal fun for the week ahead.

Friday: The National Gallery is open till 9pm tonight. Free admission but if you want to take the last chance opportunity to see the Canaletto exhibition it's £12 on the door.

Saturday: The Canary Wharf Ice Sculpting Festival is free and open 8am-2.30pm.

Around the House site specific performance at Oval House's 33% Festival is just £4 to experience and you can take in the free photography exhibition too.

London Short Film Festival continues with an evening of music and video shorts at Roxy Bar and Screen, SE1 from 4pm, £5.

Sunday: Chiswick House Wassail celebrates fruit trees between 3-5pm with a ritual involving cider followed by a bonfire, sparklers and tying ribbons to trees. How brilliant. Free entry.

Free concerts at Museum of London with World City Music afternoons - at 12.30 and 2pm. Have you been to the new galleries yet? Admission to the museum is free.

Monday: Mark Steel headlines the Good Ship Comedy Club in Kilburn with entry just a fiver or four pounds if you reserve in advance - email Doors from 6pm, acts start 8.30pm.

Tuesday: Interesting talk courtesy of the Photographers' Gallery tonight: Picturing Young Girls' Photo Collections from the 1950s and 1960s by Dr Penny Tinkler. 7pm at 7 - 9 William Road, London NW1 3ER. Tickets £5/3.50, book online now.

Wednesday: Go and see St Mungo's Street Stories oral history exhibition in the Atrium Gallery at LSE, which is open till 8pm (runs until 18th February, open Monday to Friday 10am-8pm).

Thanks to everyone who tipped us off on Facebook this week. There are more great ideas for cheap days over there.

Last Updated 13 January 2011