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 London from the top of the London Eye2 FebruaryEvery tourist should spend an hour riding the London Eye at the start of their break, as it gives a great overview of the city.

See London by night — on a sightseeing bus2 FebruaryThe ‘See London By Night’ bus tour will show you London’s most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky.

View from The Shard — London’s tallest building2 FebruaryEnjoy the stunning views from the top of The Shard — London’s tallest skyscraper — more than 1000-feet above the city.

Walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper2 FebruaryWalk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper – if you dare!

The Original Tour — Open-top sightseeing bus2 FebruaryThe Original Tour is one of London’s most popular sightseeing buses, and it’s also a great way to travel around the capital.

J. B. Priestley’s “An Inspector Calls”2 FebruaryJB Priestley’s classic thriller “An Inspector Calls” is returning to the London stage for a limited run at the Playhouse Theatre.

London Duck Tours’ amphibious adventure2 FebruaryEnjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea… with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.

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.

Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle2 FebruaryVisit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle, the world’s oldest inhabited castle, and the Royal Family’s home for over 1000 years.

 
 
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