Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 13-19 August

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Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 13-19 August

Monday: The Secret Chiefs look at pagan rituals in Unitarian churches upstairs at the Devereux pub from 8.30pm, doors 7.30pm (£2).

Tuesday: Mudchute Farm holds a mini family fun day between 11am-3pm and (free entry)

Trinibago Village presents a rehearsed reading of Chekhov's Three Sisters with Trinidadian actors from 7.30pm (free but ticketed).

Wednesday: Watch the London premiere of The Rise and Fall of The Clash at the Portobello Pop-up Cinema at 7.30pm (£5).

Thursday: Take the children to Sutton House in Hackney and play like a Victorian between 12-4.30pm (kids free, adults £3).

Friday: Chill out at Canary Wharf Jazz Festival in Canada Park Square from 7-10pm, also on Saturday 1.30–10pm and Sunday 1.30–8.15pm (free).

Discover Traces - an immersive treasure hunty art trail round a Victorian building in east London, noon till 8pm, also Saturday & Sunday (free but register).

Saturday: Watch the world's best inline skaters battle it out at SkateLondon at Westway Sports Centre, Crowthorne Road W10 between 10am-6pm (free entry).

There's a family fun day at the Calthorpe Project, Kings Cross with fun and games, football and bouncy castle, face painting, BBQ and an open mic rap off from 12-5pm (free entry).

Try open air Scottish Dancing on the Bandstand in Kensington Gardens between 2-4pm (free).

Sunday: The Food Network On Fire Festival is in Covent Garden with all things BBQ, including demos, tastings and stuff to buy 10am-6pm - also, Friday & Saturday (free entry).

Remember, it's only £5 for on the day promming tickets for the Proms: here's how to Prom — until 8 September.

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

Last Updated 12 August 2012

Forest Poets

Freebie coming up in Walthamstow : Thurs 30 August - You're a Poet? Come and Show it. Free open mic at Walthamstow Library - sign up between 7 & 7.30 for 5 mins of fame - poetry and music. forestpoets