Free events in London

Free events in London

A guide to free events in London coming up in the next few months.

Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm

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Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
Museum exhibition in London at Science Museum

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to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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to Imperial War Museum The Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.
 
Free event in London at Covent Garden

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Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

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to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Free event in London at Royal Courts of Justice

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Royal Courts of Justice Try something a bit different -- how about going to the Royal Courts of Justice and watching a real-life court case?
 
Free event in London at Old Bailey

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Old Bailey Watch the long arm of the law in action at the Old Bailey, where members of the public can sit in the gallery and watch a case.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 
Free event in London at St. Paul’s Cathedral

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St. Paul’s Cathedral If you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul's Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.
Free event in London at Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.
 
Free event in London at Sky Garden

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Sky Garden The Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie).
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London -- one of the most historic churches in the City.
Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

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Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
Free event in London at Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the country's most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIII's Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.
 
Art exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

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to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
Free event in London at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.
 
Free event in London at Little Venice

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Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
Free event in London at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O'Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.
 
Free event in London at Buckingham Palace

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to Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
 
Free event in London at One New Change

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One New Change One New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul's Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.
Free event in London at Parliament Hill

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Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
 
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes

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Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Classical music in London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

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to St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
 
Talk in London at Sadiq Khan at City Hall

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to City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
Childrens event in London at Chinatown

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Chinatown Celebrate the Chinese New Year in London, with a big parade through Chinatown, and entertainment at Trafalgar Square.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery You'll be able to see Cagnacci's 'Repentant Magdalene' on display at the National Gallery for the first time in thirty years.
Free event in London at Trafalgar Square

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Trafalgar Square It doesn't matter if you're Irish or not, just get down to Trafalgar Square and enjoy London's lively St Patrick's Day Parade.
 
Sport in London at River Thames

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River Thames The University Boat Race is a popular date in London's calendar - Cambridge have the lead over Oxford with 82 wins to 79.
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The HAC will be firing a 62-gun salute at Gun Wharf by the Tower of London, to mark Her Majesty the Queen's 91st birthday.
 
Free event in London at Hyde Park

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Hyde Park You can hear the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire a 41-gun salute in Hyde Park to mark the Queen's 91st birthday.
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showcasing a brand-new tapestry work by the Turner Prize winning artist, Chris Ofili.
 
Free event in London at Hyde Park

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Hyde Park The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery will be firing a 41-gun salute to mark the 64th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation.
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The HAC will be firing a 62-gun salute by the Tower of London, to mark the anniversary of the Queen's Coronation in 1953.
 
 
 
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