Free events in London today

Free events in London today

Our guide to free events in London today on Tuesday 21st February.

Art exhibition today at National Gallery

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(Today) to National Gallery You'll be able to see Cagnacci's 'Repentant Magdalene' on display at the National Gallery for the first time in thirty years.
Classical music in London today: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Free 

(Today) 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 today at Somerset House

Free

Somerset House The "Old Palaces Tour" at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England's Stuart Dynasty queens.
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 Old Bailey

Free

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 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 today at One New Change

Free 

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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
 
Museum exhibition in London today at British Library

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(Today) 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 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.
 
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?

David Hockney exhibition — at Tate Britain21 FebruaryTate Britain will be putting on a comprehensive exhibition of David Hockney’s work, drawn from the last sixty years.

Be a Zoo Keeper for a day, at London Zoo21 FebruaryGet closer to the animals at London Zoo, and help to feed and muck them out, by becoming a London Zoo keeper for a day.

Drawing the Line — Maps and the 20th Century21 FebruaryThe British Library’s ‘Drawing the Line’ exhibition will explore maps and mapping technology over the last 100 years.

Robert Rauschenberg exhibition, at the Tate Modern21 FebruaryThe Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.

Wicked — Untold story of ‘The Wizard of Oz’21 FebruaryIf you like “The Wizard of Oz” then you will love “Wicked” — it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches.

The “Phantom of the Opera” is here!21 February“The Phantom of the Opera” has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s finest scores.

Thames Clippers, from Putney to Greenwich21 FebruaryThames Clippers offer one-way, return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich.

Harry Potter Tour, at Warner Bros Studios21 FebruaryExplore the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studios, and see some of the props and sets from the movies.

Meet the animals up close, at London Zoo21 FebruaryHere’s your chance to enter the animal enclosures, watch them feed, and get close to some of the animals at London Zoo.

 
 
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