Free events in London Friday 27 January

Free events in London on Fri 27th January

Our guide to free events in London on Friday 27 January 2017.

Classical music in London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Free

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.
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

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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 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

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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.
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 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 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 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.
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 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?
Art exhibition at National Gallery

Free

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 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 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.
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.
 
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 on 27 January?

Hire a Boris Bike… and cycle around London27 JanuaryIf weaving your way in and out of the busy traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun, then how about hiring a “Boris Bike”?

Stewart Lee — Content Provider27 JanuaryStewart Lee will be testing out some new jokes at the Soho Theatre in a work in progress show called “Content Provider”.

Broadgate ice rink (near Liverpool Street station)27 JanuarySurrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.

“Kinky Boots” — music by Cyndi Lauper27 January“Kinky Boots” tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it’s songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason27 JanuaryPut on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason.

Spend a night with “The Woman in Black”27 JanuaryA man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing bus27 JanuaryIf you don’t fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there’s a much cheaper alternative… the No.11 bus.

Great view from the Tate Modern restaurant27 JanuaryCheck out the restaurant and bar at the Tate Modern art gallery, for a great view of St. Paul’s Cathedral across the river.

Buried Child — with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan27 JanuaryHollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play ‘Buried Child’, at the Trafalgar Studios.

 
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