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Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 25-31 March 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 25-31 March 2019

London plunges into darkness (and it's nothing to do with Brexit). | By Londonist Staff
This Chelsea Pensioner Has Painted Some Awe-Inspiring WWI Artworks

This Chelsea Pensioner Has Painted Some Awe-Inspiring WWI Artworks

Free exhibition at Royal Hospital Chelsea. | By Will Noble
Saucy! Fortnum And Mason Is Selling Limited Edition Heinz Ketchup And Beans

Saucy! Fortnum And Mason Is Selling Limited Edition Heinz Ketchup And Beans

"I think Mr Heinz, we'll take the lot." | By Will Noble
Tate Britain Gets A Fantastic Industrial Makeover Thanks To Artist Mike Nelson

Tate Britain Gets A Fantastic Industrial Makeover Thanks To Artist Mike Nelson

Can you figure out what these machines do? | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 18-24 March 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 18-24 March 2019

Cemetery history, comedy try-outs, and the king that never was. | By Londonist Staff
A Walk In Kaleidoscope And Arctic Devastation At Saatchi Gallery

A Walk In Kaleidoscope And Arctic Devastation At Saatchi Gallery

Can you make a more Instagrammable work? | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Elizabeth I Returns To London For One Final Procession

Elizabeth I Returns To London For One Final Procession

Bess is back. | By Will Noble
St George's Day 2019 Events In London

St George's Day 2019 Events In London

Parties and events to salute our patron saint on 23 April. | By Laura Reynolds
Tiny People And An Overweight Car: London's Biggest Exhibitions On Right Now, Reviewed

Tiny People And An Overweight Car: London's Biggest Exhibitions On Right Now, Reviewed

Exhibitions from every corner of London. | By Tabish Khan
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 11-17 March 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 11-17 March 2019

All £5 or less. | By Londonist Staff
How Does The World Sound When You Have Massive Globular Ears?

How Does The World Sound When You Have Massive Globular Ears?

Science Gallery opens show about body part replacement. | By M@ ★★★☆☆
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 4-10 March 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 4-10 March 2019

Plenty of International Women's Day events, plus comedy, cookery and astronomy. | By Londonist Staff
18 London Buses That Take You Beyond The M25

18 London Buses That Take You Beyond The M25

Get adventurous. | By Sam Cullen
Mind Blowing! A Hot Sauce Festival Is Coming To London

Mind Blowing! A Hot Sauce Festival Is Coming To London

Go until your taste buds run out. | By Will Noble
How Do You Feed 1.5 Million Flies? Craft And Graft Exhibition Shows Secrets Of Science

How Do You Feed 1.5 Million Flies? Craft And Graft Exhibition Shows Secrets Of Science

Inside the Francis Crick Institute. | By M@
Thousands Of Greggs Sausage Rolls Are Being Given Away For Free In London On Friday

Thousands Of Greggs Sausage Rolls Are Being Given Away For Free In London On Friday

Vegan and meat. | By Will Noble
The Best Exhibitions Opening In London In March 2019

The Best Exhibitions Opening In London In March 2019

From Van Gogh to art in a skip, our top picks for the month ahead. | By Tabish Khan
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 25 February-3 March 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 25 February-3 March 2019

Exhibitions, comedy shows, and a record fair. | By Londonist Staff
This Is The Oldest Skull Ever Found In The Thames... You Can See It From Tomorrow

This Is The Oldest Skull Ever Found In The Thames... You Can See It From Tomorrow

He died 5,600 years ago. | By Will Noble
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 18-24 February 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 18-24 February 2019

A teddy bear festival, a flying boat, and volcanoes. | By Londonist Staff
A New Roof Garden Just Opened In The City Of London

A New Roof Garden Just Opened In The City Of London

And it's completely free. | By Harry Rosehill
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 11-17 February 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 11-17 February 2019

Visit a Roman fort, watch Black Panther, see a free concert. | By Londonist Staff
Rape, A Botched Abortion And Her Mother's Ashes: Tracey Emin Faces It All In New Exhibition

Rape, A Botched Abortion And Her Mother's Ashes: Tracey Emin Faces It All In New Exhibition

The artist that divides everyone is back in town. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
In London On Wednesday? Prepare To Hear Some Very Loud Bangs

In London On Wednesday? Prepare To Hear Some Very Loud Bangs

103 of them, to be precise. | By Laura Reynolds