Free things to do in London this week

Great range of free events this week


Culture

Members' evening

Enjoy an evening of enlightening talks and activities inspired by the exhibition Rodin and the art o...

  • British Museum
  • May 21, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Culture

#CONNECT: Designers

Artist development for Designers, Lighting Designers, Sound Designers, Video Designers - let’s make ...

  • Ovalhouse
  • May 21, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Dark Party pres Yukon Era / Happy Couple / Llovers / 21 May

Dark Party pres Yukon Era + Happy Couple + Llovers Monday 21st May The Old Blue Last FREE Yukon Er...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 21, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Is Bliss

Bad Vibrations is delighted to welcome Is Bliss to The Lock Tavern for this free entry show. Portsmo...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • May 21, 2018, 8 p.m.
Culture

Roman style

Explore stories, music and fashion from Rome through a series of three relaxed gallery talks on 8, 1...

  • British Museum
  • May 22, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Culture

Stars of the Korean collection

A gallery talk by Eleanor S Hyun, British Museum. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are given by M...

  • British Museum
  • May 22, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Music

LADY Presents: Kadija Kamara / Tiger Lion / Abi Wade / Handson F

LADY vs LITM @ The Finsbury Presents Kadija Kamara (Residency) + Tiger Lion + Abi Wade + Handson F...

  • The Finsbury
  • May 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Lost in the Manor: Dead Natives + Guests

Lost in the Manor @ The Finsbury Presents Dead Natives + Guests Ensure you are signed for a free ...

  • The Finsbury
  • May 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Sing For Your Supper

has been going for 7 years and now runs at the Magic Garden! It’s an open mic and a community of lik...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • May 22, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Jefinitely! A Heavenly Birthday Party

22 May 2018 - Free entry You’ll have to watch this space for more info . . fr...

  • The Social
  • May 22, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Heavenly Party!

22 May 2018 - Free entry You’ll have to watch this space for more info . . fr...

  • The Social
  • May 22, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Sadie Roach

Jazz Sadie Roach will be playing her modern twist on timeless classics as well as a range of tun...

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • May 22, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

SLAY LOW

The Rememberables (feat. members of Coke Bust & Walk the Plank) Wolf Girl...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 22, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

KENT DUCHAINE

The Man, The Legend, that is . Playing Delta Blues for us all to enjoy. One of the nicest guys you ...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • May 22, 2018, 10 p.m.
Culture

Money and medals: mapping the UK's numismatic collections

A gallery talk by Henry Flynn, British Museum. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are given by Muse...

  • British Museum
  • May 23, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Music

FOLKROOM FORTNIGHTLY

The Folkroom is London’s best kept secret – when it comes to folk music at least. A free fortnightly...

  • Harrison Bar
  • May 23, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
Music

Polly presents. The Regrettes

Polly presents. The Regrettes + special guests old blue last • 23 may • free entry • the regrettes...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 23, 2018, 7 p.m.
Culture

Coming Home to the Other:a Greek, a Turk and Stories of a Shared Past

Greeks and Turks are brought up as enemies, but when Pelin and Stella met they discovered hidden wit...

  • The Hellenic Centre
  • May 23, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
Music

Bear Funny Edinburgh Previews with Richard Todd & Norris + Parker

From May to July, Bear Funny Comedy helps acts preparing for the World's largest Arts Festival, the ...

  • The Finsbury
  • May 23, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

Pete Saunders

Blues & Jazz Ex Dexys jazz reprobate Pete has an unmistakable style bluesy with hints of Tom ...

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • May 23, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

POLLY

The Regrettes Plus Special Guests...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 23, 2018, 8 p.m.
Cinema

The Good, The Bad, The Weird

Set in Manchuria in the 1930s, The Good, the Bad, the Weird is Kim Jee-woon’s Eastern Western. Direc...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 23, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

LUDI’S EYE + SLAM THE POET & OLI HAYLETT

Woodburner is proud to present a very special night of original music drawing on RnB, jazz and hipho...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • May 23, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

STRIPPED BACK SOUL: THE REPUTATIONS + £5 COCKTAILS

STRIP BACK AND BRING THE ESSENCE OF SOUL TO THE STAGE. EVERY WEDNESDAY THEY TAKE IT BACK TO THE BASI...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • May 23, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Culture

Curators' introduction to

Exhibition Curators Evita Arapoglou, Ian Collins and Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith give a 60-minute il...

  • British Museum
  • May 24, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Shows

Have I Got News For You Show 8

Have I Got News For You Show 8...

  • The London Studios (The London Television Centre)
  • May 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Lost in the Manor: Iridesce / Musicforadverts / IAKO

Lost in the Manor @ The Finsbury Presents Iridesce + Musicforadverts + IAKO Ensure you are signed...

  • The Finsbury
  • May 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Cinema

Short Film Night

A staple of the Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s programme since we began all the way back in 2012, o...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 24, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

LIVE NATION: SOURCE

TBA...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 24, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

The Caress – Single Launch

are beyond stoked to throw the single launch party for London’s fantastic !! ‘Breaking Up’ is relea...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • May 24, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

TwoManTing

was formed in 2004, when Jon Lewis and Jah-man Aggrey were working together in world/dance band Le C...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • May 24, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

RHYTHM & BLUES REVUE

...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • May 24, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Culture

The past is present: becoming Egyptian in the 20th century

A gallery talk by Mohamed Elshahed, formerly British Museum. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are...

  • British Museum
  • May 25, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Music

Vesuvio

25 May 2018 - Free entry Email to reserve a booth upstairs or downstairs fo...

  • The Social
  • May 25, 2018, 7 p.m.
Cinema

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

We loved Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as soon as we saw it. Luckily, as only released  ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 25, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

John Johanna / Grimm Grimm / Thomas Nation

...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • May 25, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Stairway to Heaven: Celebrating Led Zeppelin

For the second of the May Bank Holidays, we pay homage to one of the most influential rock bands of ...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • May 25, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

The Future Dub Project: Live Set & DJ Takeover

Born from the production talents of Kyle B & James Duff, was formed by combining classic dub eleme...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • May 25, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

THE DROP + ISHMAEL ENSEMBLE (DJ SET) + SOUNDS OF HARLOWE + NAMIWA JAZZ + FRUIT PALACE DJ

FRUIT PALACE presents melding jump-up grooves, down and dirty bass, epic walls of sound and clever...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • May 25, 2018, 9 p.m.
Culture

Parthian art: how it influenced Palmyra

A gallery talk by Diana Driscoll, independent speaker. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are given...

  • British Museum
  • May 26, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Music

Multi-Storey's Bad Idea All Nighter // Free Entry

Spend the long night with Multi-Storey as we ill-advisedly step beyond the corners of midnight into ...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Studio 45

26 May 2018 - Free entry...

  • The Social
  • May 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Multi-Storey's Bad Idea Bank Holiday All Nighter // Free Entry

Spend the long night with Multi-Storey as we ill-advisedly step beyond the corners of midnight into ...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Multi-Storey's Bad Idea // Free Entry

Spend the long night with Multi-Storey as we ill-advisedly step beyond the corners of midnight into ...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Terminal Gods + Soft Riot

Live performance from Terminal Gods, playing tracks from their 2017 album Meridian plus “the hits”. ...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • May 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

MULTI SOTREY’S BAD IDEA

FOUR TIT (DJ) Ben Coomes (DJ) 3Peace The Mantis Opera Ghost Kings Of The Five Regions The Heave...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 26, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

RUM BUFFALO + MAMA JERK & THE LADYFINGERS + SAULTS + DJ JOPLIN PARNELL

Woodburner presents , who fornicate with forgotten songs, mingling many genres but feeding off the ...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • May 26, 2018, 9 p.m.
Culture

Make a mosaic mask

Design a mosaic mask inspired by the Aztec gods. Discover the tradition of Aztec masks, then use tab...

  • British Museum
  • May 27, 2018, 11 a.m.
Cinema

Instrument of Change: Street Piano + Live Music

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival presents an evening in honour of our beloved street piano with liv...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 27, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

Lost in the Manor: From The Cave + Guests

Lost in the Manor @ The Finsbury Presents From The Cave + Guests Ensure you are signed for a free...

  • The Finsbury
  • May 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Lost in the Manor: From The Cave / Blue Statue / Foundlings

Lost in the Manor @ The Finsbury Presents From The Cave + Blue Statue + Foundlings Ensure you are...

  • The Finsbury
  • May 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Louise Ellen & The Jukebox Band

Jazz, Showcase, Requests The Juke Box Band is one of the most INTERACTIVE live music events in...

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • May 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

THE ESTIMATORS + DUBMARTA + DUBVOCALIZA

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae Bank Holiday Special triple bill, , true Jamaican Ska mus...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • May 27, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

GOLD TEETH x THE OLD BLUE LAST

Gold Teeth Yung Jozy...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • May 27, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

The New Orleans Mambo

THEY’RE JOINED BY THE BEEKAYS WITH THEIR VINTAGE ROCK N ROLL AND SOUL SOUNDS FOR THE LATE SET....

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • May 27, 2018, 9 p.m.