Free events in London today

Free events in London today

Our guide to free events in London today on Wednesday 18th January.

Talk in London today at Sadiq Khan at City Hall

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(Today) to City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
Free event in London today 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 today 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 today 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 today at Buckingham Palace

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(Today) 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 today 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 today 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 today 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.
 
Art exhibition today at Saatchi Gallery

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(Today) 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 today 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 today 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 today at Imperial War Museum

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(Today) 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 today 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 today 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?
Art exhibition today at National Gallery

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(Today) to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Art exhibition today at Guildhall Art Gallery

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(Today) to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
Free event in London today 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 today 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 today at Imperial War Museum

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(Today) 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 today at Science Museum

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(Today) 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 today?

Half A Sixpence — Flash, Bang, Wallop!18 JanuaryCameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing ‘Half A Sixpence’ to the West End, based on HG Well’s novel.

Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower Bridge18 JanuaryTower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called ‘Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes’.

Jersey Boys — The Frankie Valli Story18 January“Jersey Boys” tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ rise to fame and fortune in the 1960s.

Guided tour of Highgate Cemetery18 JanuaryHave a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.

NAMCO — Arcade games, 10-pin bowling, dodgems18 JanuaryThe Namco Centre has has three floors of arcade games, bowling lanes, bumper-cars, pool tables, sports TV and a bar.

Arsenal FC — Tour of the Emirates Stadium18 JanuaryWalk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium, the pitch, and the Arsenal Museum.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child18 JanuaryPalace Theatre has snapped up the rights to “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” — a brand-new story by JK Rowling.

Disney’s “Aladdin” — Prince Edward Theatre18 JanuaryDisney’s “Aladdin” has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.

“The Lion King” — music by Elton John18 JanuaryBased on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, “The Lion King” tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.

 
 
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