Free & Cheap

On a budget? Looking for something free to do in London? There is plenty on offer for less than £5 - and we're here to help. London doesn't have to be as expensive as you think.

The Oxford Vs Cambridge Boat Races 2019: How, Where And When To Watch Them

The Oxford Vs Cambridge Boat Races 2019: How, Where And When To Watch Them

Plenty of riverside pubs to choose from. | By Will Noble
These New Vending Machines Print Out Free Short Stories For Commuters

These New Vending Machines Print Out Free Short Stories For Commuters

A novel idea. | By Will Noble
Remember Snake? There's Now A London Version Of The Classic Phone Game

Remember Snake? There's Now A London Version Of The Classic Phone Game

No Nokia required. | By Laura Reynolds
The Best Exhibitions Opening In London In April 2019

The Best Exhibitions Opening In London In April 2019

The Scream to miniskirts - our top picks for the month ahead. | By Tabish Khan
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 1-7 April 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 1-7 April 2019

Video games, palace gardens, and the boat race. | By Londonist Staff
Your Kids Will Love This Free Exhibition About Fighting Fatbergs

Your Kids Will Love This Free Exhibition About Fighting Fatbergs

Water: From Source to Tap. | Sponsor
 London Will Be Plunged Into Darkness This Saturday

London Will Be Plunged Into Darkness This Saturday

The countdown to Earth Hour begins. | By Maire Rose Connor
This Gorgeous Free Flower Festival Returns In May

This Gorgeous Free Flower Festival Returns In May

50 flower installations to be seen - all for free. | By Laura Reynolds
Speaking To The Syrian Artist Behind Her Heartbreaking Pictures Inspired By Her Homeland

Speaking To The Syrian Artist Behind Her Heartbreaking Pictures Inspired By Her Homeland

I have two homes now - Syria and London. | By Tabish Khan
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@