Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 17-22 April

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Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 17-22 April

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Tuesday: City and Cripplegate Photographic Society host a talk by top photographer Julio Etchart from 6.45pm at City YMCA, 8 Errol St, EC1Y 8LX. All welcome (£3).

The Swedenborg Society presents a screening of Michael Whyte's No Greater Love at Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2TH from 6.30pm with director's Q&A (free).

Wednesday: Alchemy Festival presents a double bill of south east Asian dance in the Clore Ballroom from 6pm with Divya Kasturi and Shane Shambu (free).

Thursday: The Philharmonia Orchestra stage a special classical recital from award-winning flautist, Samantha Pearce, from 6pm in the Royal Festival Hall (free).

Friday: Go to Yinka Shonibare's Guest Projects space on the Regent's Canal, E8 for a Russian live art experience, vodka and the Joyful Archipelago exhibition from 7-9pm (free).

Saturday: Enjoy free gigs and giveaways for Record Store Day.

Join the CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle arts and crafts walk around Southwark from noon (free, donation appreciated).

Visit newly reopened Jacobean Boston Manor House and park which is open on weekends till October (free).

Sunday: Line the streets to cheer on the runners at the London Marathon.

From the Phoenix Cinema archives... Anand Patwardhan’s multi-award-winning documentary Father, Son and Holy War gets a screening at 2pm (free).

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London Street Games

Fans of treasure hunts and puzzles should also check out Secrets and Treasures in Muswell Hill, an app-based hunt around the community, shops and parks of Muswell Hill. Suitable for all ages, it's FREE and you could win a proper diamond, geezer, if you complete it before May 28th!

London Street Games

Also also, did you know that some of our Treasure Trails are available as FREE smartphone apps? Try out Shoreditch Spy Mission, Canary Wharf Murder Mystery or Fitzrovia Treasure Map, includes entry to our national prize draw.

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Anyone interested in Barnet and its council could go to a screening of the short film A Tale of Two Barnets at the Wilson Room, House of Commons on Weds 18th at 7pm

Quizmaster's Assistant

There are some great cheap quizzes to go to too - this Sunday (22 April) at 5.30pm at The Glamorgan, Cherry Orchard Road, Croydon, next Tuesday (24 April) 7.00pm at The Grand Union in Kennington and 8 May, again at 7.00pm at the Grand Union in Camberwell.  All cost £3 per person to enter and all have fab prizes to win - to enter a team of up to six people email & mention The Londonist when registering your team!