Free events in London January 2017

Free events in London in January

Our guide to free events in London during January 2017.

Museum exhibition in London at Geffrye Museum


to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum


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


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


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


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 Hampstead Observatory


to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery


to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
Free event in London at Parliament Hill


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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

London Model Engineering ExhibitionJanuary 2017The London Model Engineering Exhibition has everything from model trains and railways, to tanks, trucks, boats and planes.

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

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

Star Wars Identities — Huge exhibition at The O2January 2017‘Star Wars Identities’ is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.

Twilight Tour, at the Tower of LondonJanuary 2017See the Tower of London after dark, and be led around the grounds by a Yeoman Warder as he tells you all about the history.

Emma Hamilton: Seduction and CelebrityJanuary 2017The National Maritime Museum’s new exhibition will tell the story of Admiral Nelson’s controversial lover, Emma Hamilton.

Beethoven’s “Fidelio” — by the London PhilharmonicJanuary 2017The London Philharmonic will be performing Beethoven’s “Fidelio” at the Royal Festival Hall.

Gemma Arterton in Bernard Shaw’s “Saint Joan”January 2017Hollywood actress Gemma Arterton will be playing Joan of Arc in Bernard Shaw’s classic play, “Saint Joan”.

Cinderella — with Paul O’Grady, Amanda HoldenJanuary 2017Amanda Holden, Paul O’Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto “Cinderella” at the London Palladium.

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