Free events in London September 2016

Free events in London in September

Our guide to free events in London during September 2016.

Free event in London at Tower Bridge

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to Tower Bridge Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge, so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo.
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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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

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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

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to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Dr. Johnson’s House

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to Dr. Johnson’s House Have a look around Dr Samuel Johnson's London townhouse for free, when it takes part in the 'Open House' event.
Free event in London at Old Royal Naval College

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to Old Royal Naval College Look around parts of the Old Royal Naval College which are not usually open to the public, during their 'Open House' event.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Benjamin Franklin House

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to Benjamin Franklin House Here is an opportunity to look around Benjamin Franklin's House for free, when it takes part in the "Open House Weekend".
Museum exhibition in London at Bank of England

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to Bank of England Have look inside some of the inaccessible parts of the Bank of England, during the annual Open House Weekend event.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Wallace Collection

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to Wallace Collection The British artist Tom Ellis has been commissioned to create a series of works for the Wallace Collection, called 'The Middle'.
Talk in London at Sadiq Khan at City Hall

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City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
 
Classical music in London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

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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 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.
 
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 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 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 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

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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.
 
Museum exhibition in London at British Museum

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to British Museum 'Money Matters' will show how its role has evolved throughout the centuries, explaining concepts like taxation, inflation, banking and debt.
Art exhibition at Serpentine Gallery

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to Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of works by the American painter Alex Katz, called "Quick Light".
 
Museum exhibition in London at British Museum

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to British Museum The British Museum's "Courting to Contract" exhibition will explore the themes of love and marriage in Iranian art and literature.
Museum exhibition in London at British Library

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to British Library The British Library will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of punk with an exhibition exploring it's heritage and influence.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery George Shaw's "My Back to Nature" will showcase the works he has been creating during his two-year studio residency.
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Art's will be displaying Ken Howard's paintings of Switzerland's lakes, towns and landscapes.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of Childhood

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to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood have captured The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine, and put them in their new exhibition.
Museum exhibition in London at Geffrye Museum

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to Geffrye Museum "Swept Under the Carpet" explores the life of servants in London, and the important role they played in everyday family life.
 
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

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to Guildhall Art Gallery The Guildhall Art Gallery will be showing Visscher's image of medieval London alongside a new version by Robin Reynolds.
Free event in London at Crossbones Graveyard

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Crossbones Graveyard Every month people gather at Crossbones Graveyard to remember and pay their respects to the outcasts of society.
 
Talk in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall, and see the Lord Mayor of London dressed in all their finery.
Free event in London at Somerset House

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Somerset House The "Old Palaces Tour" at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England's Stuart Dynasty queens.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Sir John Soane’s Museum

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Sir John Soane’s Museum On the first Tuesday of each month they open Sir John Soane's Museum in the evening, bathed in atmospheric candlelight.
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes

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Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
 
 
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