Free events in London today

Free events in London today

Our guide to free events in London today on Tuesday 30th May.

Art exhibition today at National Gallery

Free

(Today) to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showcasing a brand-new tapestry work by the Turner Prize winning artist, Chris Ofili.
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.
 
Art exhibition today at Saatchi Gallery

Free

(Today)Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery will be exploring the history of the selfie in their new exhibition -- From Selfie to Self-Expression.
Museum exhibition in London today at Museum of London Docklands

Free 

(Today) to Museum of London Docklands The Museum of London Docklands will be showing some of the archaeological finds found during the Crossrail Tunnel project.
 
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

Free

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

Free 

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

Free

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

Free 

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

Free 

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.
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.
 
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

Free

(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

Free 

(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?

‘Queer British Art’ exhibition — at Tate Britain30 MayTate Britain’s ‘Queer British Art’ will explore how artists expressed themselves when their sexuality had to remain hidden.

Day out at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo30 MayBattersea Park Children’s Zoo is a good place to visit for families with young kids, with plenty of small animals and birds.

Meet the animals up close, at London Zoo30 MayHere’s your chance to enter the animal enclosures, watch them feed, and get close to some of the animals at London Zoo.

Westminster Cathedral’s bell tower30 MayWestminster Cathedral’s campanile is one of the city’s best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.

Ugly Lies The Bone — Ralf Little and Kris Marshall30 MayRalf Little, Kris Marshall and Kate Fleetwood will be starring in a production of ‘Ugly Lies The Bone’ at the National Theatre.

London Bus Tour — open-top sightseeing bus30 MayThis traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions, with a free river cruise and guided walk.

Ghost Bus Tour, around London’s dark past30 MayThe Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London’s gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.

Arsenal FC — Tour of the Emirates Stadium30 MayWalk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium, the pitch, and the Arsenal Museum.

TRS river cruise, from Big Ben to Greenwich30 MaySpend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich, and see some of the sights along the river.

 
 
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