Free events in London Saturday 7 January

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Free events in London on Sat 7th January

Our guide to free events in London on Saturday 7 January 2017.

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 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 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.
 
 at Geffrye Museum, London
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Christmas Past: 400 Years of Traditions

to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
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.
 at National Gallery, London
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Heaven on Earth — Maino’s Two Adorations

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
 at Guildhall Art Gallery, London
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Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy

to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
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.

We don’t have any more free events, but how about these other events in London on 7 January?

Modernist Photography from Elton John’s Collection7 JanuaryThe Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John’s private collection.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear7 JanuaryThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies7 January“Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies” will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery7 JanuaryThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-19707 JanuaryThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.

Broadgate ice rink (near Liverpool Street station)7 JanuarySurrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.

Thames Clippers, from Putney to Greenwich7 JanuaryThames Clippers offer one-way, return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich.

‘School of Rock’ — from the Jack Black movie7 JanuaryThe Jack Black movie ‘School of Rock’ has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.

TRS river cruise, from Big Ben to Greenwich7 JanuarySpend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich, and see some of the sights along the river.

 
 
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