Free events in London February 2017

Free events in London in February

Our guide to free events in London during February 2017.

Art exhibition at National Gallery

Free

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.
Art exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

Free

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 Hampton Court Palace

PickFree

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.
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes

Free

Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
 
Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

Free 

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 Tower of London

Free

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.
 
Free event in London at Sky Garden

PickFree

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 Westminster Abbey

PickFree

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 St. Paul’s Cathedral

PickFree

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.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

Free

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 Old Bailey

Free

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.
Free event in London at Royal Courts of Justice

Free

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 Hampstead Observatory

Free

to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
Free event in London at Parliament Hill

Free

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.
Free event in London at One New Change

Free 

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 Primrose Hill

PickFree 

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 Horse Guards

Free 

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 Little Venice

Free 

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

PickFree 

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 Covent Garden

PickFree 

Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.
 
Free event in London at Tower of London

PickFree

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.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

Free

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.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Science Museum

Free 

to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm

Free

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?
 

We don’t have any more free events, but how about these other events in London during February?

Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition, at the Tate ModernFebruary 2017The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of works by the experimental photographer Wolfgang Tillmans.

Russian Art after the Revolution, 1917-1932February 2017The Royal Academy will be exploring Russian art made after the Russian Revolution, and before Stalin’s clampdown in 1932.

David Hockney exhibition — at Tate BritainFebruary 2017Tate Britain will be putting on a comprehensive exhibition of David Hockney’s work, drawn from the last sixty years.

500 years of Robots — at the Science MuseumFebruary 2017The Science Museum will be exploring the last 500 years of robots, with over 100 robots on display, plus 12 working models.

Australia’s Impressionists — National GalleryFebruary 2017The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia’s Impressionist movement.

Robert Rauschenberg exhibition, at the Tate ModernFebruary 2017The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.

Sibelius, Nielsen and Bernstein — Barbican HallFebruary 2017The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing classical works by Sibelius, Nielsen and Bernstein at Barbican Hall.

Guided tour of the Royal Courts of JusticeFebruary 2017Take a guided tour around the Royal Courts of Justice, and learn a little about its history and how the legal system works.

“Brief Encounter” — with a live soundtrackFebruary 2017See David Lean’s “Brief Encounter” on a big screen at the Royal Festival Hall, alongside a live performance of the soundtrack.

 
Look for events in the previous month
Free events in London in January 2017
Look for events in the next month
Free events in London during March 2017
 
Copyright © 2016 London Drum. All rights reserved · Contact London Drum · Privacy policy / Terms of use / Cookies

By category

just in February

By day

just free events

By month

just free events

By venue

Find events

Custom dates

London Pass

Save some money with London Pass Cheap entry into London attractions

London Pass

Learn more about London Pass

> Save moneyFree or discounted entry into top attractions

> Save timeJump the longest queues with Fast Track entry

Oyster card

Get an Oyster for the cheapest fares The easiest way to travel in London

Oyster card

Buy Oyster Cards Buy travelcardsBuy an Oyster card

> Save moneyGet the cheapest fares on London transport

> Easy to usePay as you go credit on the buses, boats and underground trains

Cheap tickets

Buy theatre tickets

Guide book

Have you seen our London book?

London guidebook

Learn more about our guidebook

Honest reviews of London’s landmarks and attractions

Money saving tips things to do for free and cheap days out

Useful information with opening times, prices, photos, maps

Ebook + paperback Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Blackwall’s, Waterstones +more

London blog

Read our review:
Royal Mews

You really have to be a fan of the Royals to like the Royal Mews. Either that or you need to love horses, because there'… more

Read our review:
Mayor's Question Time, at City Hall

Mayor's Question Time has fallen a bit flat since Boris Johnson left. I used to like watching him because he was funny -… more

Read our review:
Burlington Arcade

Burlington Arcade is famous for its Beadles: they look like doormen dressed up in top hats and tails and are supposed to… more