Free things to do in London this week

Great range of free events this week


Tours

London Landmarks Tour – East

Discover the roots of this great metropolis and grasp an understanding of how it became not only the...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Tours

London Landmarks Tour – West

On this tour of the city of Westminster we will visit no less than three royal palaces, as we walk t...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Culture

Little feet: go on a journey

Join this adventurous journey through ancient Siberia, home to a great nomadic culture. Pretend to r...

  • British Museum
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Tours

Harry Potter Tour

If you want to see all the Potter-related attractions there are to see in London, you won’t have to ...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 11 a.m.
Shows

BUILD 2018

Build is a live, interactive interview series like no other – a chance for fans to sit inches away f...

  • Build Studios
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Culture

Worlds beyond nature and the everyday

Jill Cook, Keeper of Britain, Europe and Prehistory at the British Museum and Exhibition Curator o...

  • British Museum
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Tours

Street Art & Graffiti Tour

As any London street art fanatic will tell you, some of the best examples of the London graffiti are...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Comedy

Leo Kearse: Right Wing Comedian

Leo started his comedy career in 2009 when he entered a gong show for a dare and won! Leo now regula...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Festivals

Lumiere London

Bigger, brighter and bolder, the UK’s largest light festival is returning for a spectacular second e...

  • London
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

West End Wendies Open Mic

Please allow 60-90 minutes for dinner reservations....

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Cascade

Mellor- Reading rockers with indie rifts. www.mellorsounds.com Grafted- Gritty pop and indie sounds...

  • The Finsbury
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

Method Actress + Hot Dreams + John Myrtle

Hello 2018, we’re back! Kicking off the year is Brighton’s finest Method Actress. Support from the b...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Tours

Ghost Tour

Are you a true believer of the afterlife? Do you love ghost stories that keep you awake at night? Ha...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 8 p.m.
Tours

Jack the Ripper Tour

Join us as we delve into some of the fascinating and mysterious facts behind London’s most infamous ...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 8 p.m.
Comedy

Angel Comedy RAW

A night full of potential and variety – featuring stars and experienced acts trying new material and...

  • The Camden Head (Angel)
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Jazz Up Thursdays with Philip Antonia quartet and special monthly quests

Join us every Thursday for some quality jazz and entertainment. Fhilip Antonia quartet at the Lun...

  • Luna Lounge
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

WONK : Deluxe Edition ☆

WONK : Deluxe Edition ☆ Wonk proudly present an evening filled with the finest producers of premium...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
Music

Afro-Latin Jam Night!

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

CHICAGO SHAKE

HIGH ENERGY HARMONICA – DRIVEN, DYNAMIC, JUMPIN’ & SWINGIN’, LOWDOWN AND DIRTY CHICAGO BLUES! THIS C...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Jan. 18, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Tours

London in a day Tour

If your stay in London is shorter than you’d like it to be, but you want to leave with the feeling t...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 10 a.m.
Other

Rug Rhymes

Under-5s and their carers are invited to this short session of nursery rhymes, poems and rhyming sto...

  • Southbank Centre
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Other

Friday Lunch: De'Borah

Sit back and enjoy the soothing acoustic tunes of De'Borah – a captivating, thought-provoking and em...

  • Southbank Centre
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 1 p.m.
Culture

The animated landscape: elves, ancestors and other spirits of place

In many parts of the world, past and present, people understand the landscape to be inhabited by non...

  • British Museum
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 1:30 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
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
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
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Other

Friday Tonic: Marici Saxes

Start your evening off with English saxophone quartet Marici Saxes; four successful saxophonists who...

  • Southbank Centre
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Music

Richard Hadfield

Where do I begin? From Brighton busker to globe gigger. It’s been a crazy journey. I guess my love f...

  • Primo Bar
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 6 p.m.
Culture

Music from Korea

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  • British Museum
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

Alba&Leo, The Andretti’s, Howlin’ Mojo Bones

Alba&Leo 7pm Alba&Leo is the “augmented reality” duo. Alba’s voice, compared as much to Björk’s as...

  • Luna Lounge
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Vesuvio / Exemplum

19 Jan 2018 - Free entry Email to reserve a booth upstairs or downstairs fo...

  • The Social
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

LITM vs H.Herd: All The People / Swoon / Aislin Evans / Lorne

Hidden Herd vs Lost in the Manor @ The Finsbury Presents All The People + Swoon + Aislin Evans + L...

  • The Finsbury
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Shows

Celebrity Big Brother 2018

This year, Celebrity Big Brother celebrates 100 years since women won the vote - 2018 - The Year of ...

  • Elstree Film Studios
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Guts for Garters @The Harrison

Guts for Garters present a glorious free entry night of upbeat acoustic-ish and indie rock exuberanc...

  • Harrison Bar
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Albino host live from the Harrison

In the first of their 2018 residency at the Harrison, Albino host a night of exciting and entertaini...

  • Harrison Bar
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

A Francis Lung Glitter Party

Human Performance is delighted to welcome Francis Lung and his glitter party to the Lock Tavern. Hum...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

THE MANTECAS + COMBO YANZE + MOVIMIENTOS DJS

MOVIMIENTOS Presents ! Salsa and boogaloo with a twist of funk, soul and 1970s Nuyorican beats + ...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

FOWOKAN + Decks & Natty

(Jam/UK) was formed in 2009 by internationally acclaimed, Jamaican-born drummer, Sam Kelly – a highl...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Jordan Cook (Telegram) DJ Set

Jordan Cook takes to the decks for a special guest DJ set....

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

WALK THE LINE: CELEBRATING JOHNNY CASH

When died in 2003, the world mourned the loss of a genius. remains one of the best selling artist...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Jan. 19, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Culture

Fun family photos

Come to the Great Court to become a sailor on a galleon, a siren from the sea or a jockey on horseba...

  • British Museum
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 11 a.m.
Culture

Everyday life on Greek vases

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

  • British Museum
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Comedy

Leo Kearse: The History Of Pets

Leo started his comedy career in 2009 when he entered a gong show for a dare and won! Leo now regula...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 5 p.m.
Culture

Hellenic Centre Vasilopitta

Jiannis is a jazz musician and educator based in Leeds for the last 14 years. A performer his whole ...

  • The Hellenic Centre
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Comedy

Angel Comedy

Our flagship nights. The nights that started our love affair with you guys (no, really, YOU hang up...

  • The Camden Head (Angel)
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

The Tomicks , The Chairman of the Board

The Tomicks 8pm Rock n’ roll band trying to recapture the spirit of the 60s and 70s when they feel...

  • Luna Lounge
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

BEACHTAPE // THYLA // Method Actress // Mr. Yolk

Permanent Creeps is kicking off 2018 with a very cool show at our regular boozer The Old Blue Last. ...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

BEACHTAPE // Special Guest TBA! // Method Actress // Mr. Yolk

Permanent Creeps is kicking off 2018 with a very cool show at our regular boozer The Old Blue Last. ...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

PERMANET CREEPS

BEACHTAPE Special Guest TBA Method Actress Mr. Yolk...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

KALLIDA FESTIVAL LAUNCH PARTY: DIGITAL FOUNDATION ft PARLY B + KONTIKI + BALA BALA BOYS + KALLIDA DJs

presents the official launch party for KALLIDA, a two day collision of sound and visual arts held at...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Daytoner + Clapping For Strangers + DJ Jon Bongly

The debut Daytoner LP, ‘Sunburst Radio’ was released in August 2012 to critical acclaim and plenty o...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

STUMBLIN’ SLIMS: Brassroots

The finest funk, soul and rock’n’roll sounds from party starters Brassroots. Our resident band whi...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Jan. 20, 2018, 9 p.m.
Culture

Innovation lab

Come to the Samsung Digital Discovery Centre as it is turned into an innovation lab, and test new te...

  • British Museum
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 11 a.m.
Culture

Mwalimu Express

A glorious culturally conscious afternoon for the whole family featuring live music, cinema, dance, ...

  • Richmix
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 2 p.m.
Music

Bubble Up Presents: Bubble Up Launch Party Ft Hempress Ayito

: So come down and bubble up! free entry and good vibes only!...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

90s WITH LOVE

18.00 - 01.00 90's with Love. A special night dedicated to the best in all things 90s - rnb, hip hop...

  • Lockside Camden
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

Graham Pike Quartet

A unique chromatic harmonica player, multi-instrumentalist, transgressing many styles from jazz and ...

  • Primo Bar
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

Excalibur Events | Rock the Boat at The Finsbury !

Excalibur Events Presents: ~~~ ROCK THE BOAT ~~~ 2018 North London come back of the amazing Rock t...

  • The Finsbury
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

Rosina Bullen feat. David Swan

Jazz, Dinner Jazz Rosina and her pianist presents a night of jazz and original music drawing ins...

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

An evening with Jennie Castell

The Award Winning Jennie Castell; A versatile, powerful and experienced singer, entertainer and voc...

  • Luna Lounge
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Gigaholics

A friendly evening of music featuring: : Val Woollard, Phil Lyons and Simon Haines are a happy bunch...

  • Harrison Bar
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

THE DEN 3RD BIRTHDAY

Wiley Frisco Ms Banks Maximum The Courts Goldie One Irah Ralph Hardy Melody Kane DJ Sir Cor...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

OLD TIME & BLUEGRASS SESSION

...

  • Harrison Bar
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

BOUBACAR KAFANDO

presents , Gnawa musician from Burkina Faso. His music has evolved to incorporate several musical s...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • Jan. 21, 2018, 9 p.m.