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.

Al (Fresco) That Jazz! Ronnie Scott's Is Throwing A Street Party In Soho This Summer

Al (Fresco) That Jazz! Ronnie Scott's Is Throwing A Street Party In Soho This Summer

Happy 60th! | By Will Noble
7 Things To See At Art Night This Weekend

7 Things To See At Art Night This Weekend

Coins, cars and karaoke. | By Laura Reynolds
Trafalgar Square Transforms Into A Giant Musical Sing Along This Weekend

Trafalgar Square Transforms Into A Giant Musical Sing Along This Weekend

Including previews of soon-to-open West End shows. | By Laura Reynolds
Self Driving Cars And Boaty McBoatface: A Free Exhibition On Driverless Vehicles At Science Museum

Self Driving Cars And Boaty McBoatface: A Free Exhibition On Driverless Vehicles At Science Museum

The brakes have failed. Do you hit an old person, or a child? | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Elephant And Castle Has Its Own Festival Of Culture This June

Elephant And Castle Has Its Own Festival Of Culture This June

Art, music, dance, theatre. | By Will Noble
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 17-23 June 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 17-23 June 2019

All a fiver or less. | By Londonist Staff
Go See This Incredible Elizabethan Tapestry Map Of London

Go See This Incredible Elizabethan Tapestry Map Of London

It's sure prettier than Google Maps. | By Will Noble
You Can Only Hear These Songs When You Visit The Specific Part Of South London They're Written About

You Can Only Hear These Songs When You Visit The Specific Part Of South London They're Written About

Explore the Low Line. | By Londonist
Sightseeing On A Budget? Here Are 8 Cheap Family-Friendly London Alternatives

Sightseeing On A Budget? Here Are 8 Cheap Family-Friendly London Alternatives

Do London's best bits for less. | By Zoe Craig
This Artist Photographed Old Kent Road In Its Entirety... Before It Changes For Good

This Artist Photographed Old Kent Road In Its Entirety... Before It Changes For Good

An 11-metre-long concertina. | By Will Noble
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 10-16 June 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 10-16 June 2019

Driverless cars, open art studios and summer festivals. | By Londonist Staff
An Escape Hatch On Fleet Street Into A More Hushed And Secretive World

An Escape Hatch On Fleet Street Into A More Hushed And Secretive World

Have you explored Middle Temple? | By Deborah Nash
Tower Bridge Is Doing £1.25 Tickets On Its 125th Birthday

Tower Bridge Is Doing £1.25 Tickets On Its 125th Birthday

Almost-free entry on 29 and 30 June. | By Will Noble
16 Of The Best Exhibitions Opening In London In June 2019

16 Of The Best Exhibitions Opening In London In June 2019

Boaty McBoatface is coming to London. | By Tabish Khan
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 3-9 June 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 3-9 June 2019

All £5 or less. | By Londonist Staff
Meet Sara Shakeel, The Dental Student Whose Bling Art Collages Turned Her Into An Instagram Sensation

Meet Sara Shakeel, The Dental Student Whose Bling Art Collages Turned Her Into An Instagram Sensation

The artist behind that tube carriage artwork turns her attention to dining. | By Tabish Khan
Love Your Lido: Where To Go Outdoor Swimming In London

Love Your Lido: Where To Go Outdoor Swimming In London

Splosh your way through London's lidos. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 27 May-2 June 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 27 May-2 June 2019

Including a chance to be on TV. | By Londonist Staff
In Photos: A First Look At Chelsea And Belgravia In Bloom 2019

In Photos: A First Look At Chelsea And Belgravia In Bloom 2019

Free flower festivals running all week. | By Laura Reynolds
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 20-26 May 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 20-26 May 2019

All a fiver or less. | By Londonist Staff
12 Gorgeous Dresses Made From Flowers Have Appeared In Covent Garden

12 Gorgeous Dresses Made From Flowers Have Appeared In Covent Garden

See Queen Elizabeth I made from 10,000 flowers. | By Laura Reynolds
That New Walking Challenge You Were Looking For? Try The London Spiral

That New Walking Challenge You Were Looking For? Try The London Spiral

A 200-mile trek through the capital. | By M@
This Botanical Garden Is Home To The Bits Of London That No-One Else Wanted

This Botanical Garden Is Home To The Bits Of London That No-One Else Wanted

...and it's all the better for it. | By Laura Reynolds
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 13-19 May 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 13-19 May 2019

All £5 or less. | By Londonist Staff