Free things to do in London this week

Great range of free events this week


Tours

London Landmarks Tour – South

Cross the river with us, over London’s most iconic bridge, Tower Bridge, and come for walk down the ...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Tours

Historical Pub Tour London

Catch a glimpse of what ale houses were like in the Golden Age from the best possible source, Willia...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Tours

Soho Walking Tour

Not only will you hear more about the likes of The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Oasis,...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Music

ACTS OF FEAR AND LOVE – SLAVES ALBUM LAUNCH PARTY

Slaves Album Launch Party slowthai LIFE THYLA...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: Guest DJs and Vegan Food

Chefs prepare delicious vegan Caribbean food paired with music from guest DJs....

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

SMILING IVY + MC SOLOMON + MAMA MOONSHINE + MR DEX

Superhoot present , an explosive and outspoken band from Sheffield performing an energetic fusion o...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

World Disco Shuffle

Slow Dance DJs playing Afrobeat, Reggae, Bollywood, Disco, Jazz, Brazilian, Latin, House, and Hip-H...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Village Cuts – Reason Sound

Village Cuts are back at the Lock Tavern for another instalment of their Camden residency! This mont...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

DJ Scratchy Sounds

Come kick off your weekend with playing the finest in global rock n’ roll, globalista rhythms and ...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 11 p.m.
Culture

Exploring China

Come to the Great Court to be inspired by the Museum’s objects from China. Find your zodiac characte...

  • British Museum
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 11 a.m.
Culture

Animals in Chinese art and design

A gallery talk by Anne Haworth, independent speaker. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are gi...

  • British Museum
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: LMNH and Tangy Present - Summer Sounds Barbecue

Tangy Events & LMNH presents Reggae by the River, a series of events focused around a 8kw hand-built...

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 3 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: Community Workshop

Join us for guaranteed family fun in our free community drop-in workshops....

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 4 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: King Arthur’s Cut & Thrust with Kiel O’Shea Workshop

Calling all knights of the roundtable! King Arthur is looking for some brave, young talent to help h...

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 4 p.m.
Comedy

Bobby Mair Work In Progress

Bobby Mair started comedy in Toronto. For his age, he’s done a lot. He decided to move to London in ...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 5 p.m.
Comedy

Joe Bor Room With A Jew Work In Progress

Star of BuzzFeed’s “Worth It U.K.” – one of the most popular shows on YouTube, also seen on Channel ...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 5 p.m.
Music

Celebrating Bond Band

London singer, Shane Hampsheir, brings you the ultimate hits from the world of swing, big band jazz ...

  • Primo Bar
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

NEAT NEAT NEAT

Ghum Special Guests TBA Sean Ghostparty DJs Party DJs...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Batov Records Presents: Hallouminati, Kefi and DJ Kobayashi

have been scurrying round the UK’s party scene since 2010, leaving a trail of sweaty dancers, grinni...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Electric Soul

Kick back to two live shows of classic, rock soul and rock’n’roll. Enjoy our extensive cocktail list...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

What Is Hip?

DJs playing Funk, Soul, and Disco from every era to keep you dancing into the early hours....

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

BAYTREES + SILVASTONE + WONDR WOMN + DJ SNUFF & MC HONEY BROWN + GUESTS

Merciful Presents , local heroes born and bred in Brixton. This 4-piece soul-rock-pop band launched...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Vina Rose Live Acoustic

Vina Rose is an Italian-born singer, performer, and songwriter based in London, UK. Her music blurs...

  • Primo Bar
  • Aug. 19, 2018, 6 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: Post-show talks on contemporary theatre-making

We’ve assembled some of the UK’s top theatre-makers creating boundary-pushing work to discuss whethe...

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 19, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
Music

THE SUNDAY BLUES JAM

THROUGHOUT THE EVENING GUESTS CAN TAKE TO THE STAGE TO PERFORM BY REGISTERING IN-HOUSE BETWEEN 6:30P...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Aug. 19, 2018, 8:30 p.m.