Free events in London Friday 3 February

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Free events in London on Fri 3rd February

Our guide to free events in London on Friday 3 February 2017.

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.
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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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.
 
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.
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.
 
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?
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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.
Museum exhibition in London at British Library

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to British Library The British Library will be putting on a little exhibition of Victorian entertainments, from magic tricks to pantomime.
 
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.
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

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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.
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.
 

We don’t have any more free events, but how about these other events in London on 3 February?

Quentin Blake: The Roald Dahl Centenary Portraits3 FebruaryThe British Library will be celebrating Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday with an exhibition of character portraits by Sir Quentin Blake.

Agatha Christie crime thriller — The Mousetrap3 FebruaryAgatha Christie’s murder mystery crime thriller “The Mousetrap” has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.

Guided tour of London, on a bicycle3 FebruaryForget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike… and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.

Reading Drawings, at the Courtauld Gallery3 FebruaryThe Courtauld Gallery will be exploring some of the marks that have been added to their works of art, in ‘Reading Drawings’.

London Duck Tours’ amphibious adventure3 FebruaryEnjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea… with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.

South Africa: The Art of a Nation — British Museum3 FebruaryExplore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.

“The Play That Goes Wrong”, at the Duchess3 FebruaryThe Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?

Walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper3 FebruaryWalk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper – if you dare!

Ride an old-style double-decker bus3 FebruaryRelive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

 
 
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