Free events in London Thursday 2 February

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Free events in London on Thu 2nd February

Our guide to free events in London on Thursday 2 February 2017.

Free event in London at Somerset House

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Somerset House This Somerset House tour will explore some of the Tudor intrigues and extravagant entertainments of the Georgian period.
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.
 
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.
 
 at Saatchi Gallery, London
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Painters’ Painters — at the Saatchi Gallery

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.
 at Imperial War Museum, London
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Mahwish Chishty: Spy drones and Pakistani folk art

to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 
 at British Library, London
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Victorian Entertainment — There Will Be Fun

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.
 

We don’t have any more free events, but how about these other events in London on 2 February?

See the view from the top of Wellington Arch2 FebruaryThe balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace’s gardens.

“The Lion King” — music by Elton John2 FebruaryBased on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, “The Lion King” tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.

Arsenal FC — Tour of the Emirates Stadium2 FebruaryWalk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium, the pitch, and the Arsenal Museum.

Gemma Arterton in Bernard Shaw’s “Saint Joan”2 FebruaryHollywood actress Gemma Arterton will be playing Joan of Arc in Bernard Shaw’s classic play, “Saint Joan”.

Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds2 FebruaryRub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds, where you’ll meet Royalty and have your photo taken with the Queen.

Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity2 FebruaryThe National Maritime Museum’s new exhibition will tell the story of Admiral Nelson’s controversial lover, Emma Hamilton.

Wembley Stadium tour2 FebruaryJoin a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.

Future Shock: 40 Years of the 2000 AD comic2 FebruaryThe Cartoon Museum’s ‘Future Shock’ exhibition will celebrate forty years of science fiction stories with the 2000 AD comic.

Woolf Works (inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf)2 February‘Woolf Works’ was inspired by scenes from three of Virginia Woolf’s novels — “Mrs Dalloway”, “Orlando” and “The Waves”.

 
 
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