Cheap events in London

Cheap events in London

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

Cheap event in London at Westminster Cathedral

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Westminster Cathedral Westminster Cathedral's campanile is one of the city's best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.
Museum exhibition in London at National Maritime Museum

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to National Maritime Museum "Forgotten Fighters" will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.
 
Childrens event in London at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

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Battersea Park Children’s Zoo Battersea Park Children's Zoo is a good place to visit for families with young kids, with plenty of small animals and birds.
Cheap event in London at The City

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The City If weaving your way in and out of the busy traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun, then how about hiring a "Boris Bike"?
 
Childrens event in London at The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

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The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in 5 minutes.
Free event in London at Big Ben

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Big Ben This tour will take you all the way up to the top of the clock tower, where you can stand next to Big Ben as it strikes the hour.
 
Cheap event in London at Monument

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Monument The Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.
Cheap event in London at Wellington Arch

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Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.
 
Art exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

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National Portrait Gallery Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery, amongst some of the gallery's great works of art.
Museum exhibition in London at Old Operating Theatre

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Old Operating Theatre Enjoy a demonstration of 19th-century surgery, held in the confines of the Old Operating Theatre at St. Thomas's Hospital.
 
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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to Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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to Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
 
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?
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

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Royal Observatory The Royal Observatory's daily "Sky Tonight" show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City This guided walk will take you around some of the streets and locations that Charles Dickens used within his novels.
Guided tour in London at Millennium Bridge

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Millennium Bridge This guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames, to look at some of the river's best buildings.
 
Free event in London at Somerset House

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Somerset House This Somerset House tour will explore some of the Tudor intrigues and extravagant entertainments of the Georgian period.
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City This walk will take you around the City, showing you the Guildhall, Mansion House, Bank of England, and Royal Exchange.
 
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City Walk the streets of Londinium, and see what remains of the Roman amphitheatre, Temple of Mithras, military fort and walls.
Cheap event in London at Mansion House

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Mansion House Have a look inside Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, and see inside the Egyptian Hall.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Sir John Soane’s Museum

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Sir John Soane’s Museum On the first Tuesday of each month they open Sir John Soane's Museum in the evening, bathed in atmospheric candlelight.
Free event in London at Somerset House

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Somerset House The "Old Palaces Tour" at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England's Stuart Dynasty queens.
 
Guided tour in London at St. Paul’s Cathedral

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St. Paul’s Cathedral This guided walk will show you tsome of Sir Christopher Wren's finest City churches, rebuilt after the Great Fire of London.
Cheap event in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall This tour will visit one of London's most historic buildings, with a Great Hall dating all the way back to medieval times.
 
Talk in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall, and see the Lord Mayor of London dressed in all their finery.
Cheap event in London at Lincoln’s Inn

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Lincoln’s Inn Lincoln's Inn is one of the four Inns of Court and dates to 1422. This tour will look at the Old Hall, Great Hall and Chapel.
 
Free event in London at Crossbones Graveyard

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Crossbones Graveyard Every month people gather at Crossbones Graveyard to remember and pay their respects to the outcasts of society.
Guided tour in London at Fleet Street

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Fleet Street Walk in the footsteps of Dr Samuel Johnson, exploring the area around Fleet Street where he used to live in a guided tour.
 
Cheap event in London at Albert Memorial

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Albert Memorial Go inside the railings and learn about the Albert Memorial, one of Victorian London's finest, and most guilded monuments.
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 Museum of London

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to Museum of London This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.
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.
 
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City If you don't fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there's a much cheaper alternative... the No.11 bus.
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.
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.
 
 
 
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