Free things to do in London this week

Great range of free events this week


Comedy

Alfie Brown: Work In Progress

Awards: Leicester Comedy Festival Best New Show (Finalist) Quotes: “Quite simply the future of Briti...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • April 26, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Shows

Have I Got News For You Show 4

Have I Got News For You Show 4...

  • The London Studios (The London Television Centre)
  • April 26, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Bad Vibes present Nick Allbrook / Good Block DJs

26 Apr 2018 - Free entry Entry is free and supports will be announced soon....

  • The Social
  • April 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

The Dunts (Single Launch)

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  • The Lock Tavern
  • April 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Good Block DJs

26 Apr 2018 - Free entry...

  • The Social
  • April 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Jazz up Thursdays with Beatheads & Kalpadruma

7:30pm ‘Beatheads’ are an exciting new band rising from the underground electronic jazz scene in L...

  • Luna Lounge
  • April 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Cinema

Call Me By Your Name

It’s the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his famil...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

RADNESS RECORDS PRESENTS DISCO AFRICA (GF BAR)

Bonnie Reilly DJ...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • April 26, 2018, 8 p.m.
Tours

Ghost Tour

Are you a true believer of the afterlife? Do you love ghost stories that keep you awake at night? Ha...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • April 26, 2018, 8 p.m.
Tours

Jack the Ripper Tour

Join us as we delve into some of the fascinating and mysterious facts behind London’s most infamous ...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • April 26, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

The Queenstown Sessions

‘The Jam night where anything goes’ A creative and immersive experience, is a new monthly music ni...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • April 26, 2018, 8 p.m.
Cinema

Desert Sound Colony & Guava

Desert Sound Colony and Guava all night long. Free entry, as always. 2 for 1 on our drink tap wall...

  • The Alibi
  • April 26, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

CHICAGO SHAKE: The Untouchables

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  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • April 26, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Tours

London in a day Tour

If your stay in London is shorter than you’d like it to be, but you want to leave with the feeling t...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • April 27, 2018, 10 a.m.
Culture

Paddy Leigh Fermor and friends in Greece

A gallery talk by Exhibition Curator Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. The...

  • British Museum
  • April 27, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Tours

Soho Walking Tour

Not only will you hear more about the likes of The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Oasis,...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • April 27, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Tours

Historical Pub Tour London

Catch a glimpse of what ale houses were like in the Golden Age from the best possible source, Willia...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • April 27, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Tours

London Landmarks Tour – South

Cross the river with us, over London’s most iconic bridge, Tower Bridge, and come for walk down the ...

  • Strawberry Tours
  • April 27, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Music

Richard Hadfield

Number one album selling artist Richard Hadfield has performed to millions worldwide and travelled t...

  • Primo Bar
  • April 27, 2018, 6 p.m.
Culture

Polyrhythms in European avant-garde music and their African origins

Musical compositions such as György Ligeti's etudes for solo piano were directly inspired by the pol...

  • British Museum
  • April 27, 2018, 6 p.m.
Cinema

Get Out – Launch Night Film + Party

Jordan Peele’s breakout film of 2017 is a chilling satire on liberal racism in America. When a pre...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Cinema

Lunar Orbit (The Orb documentary)

Lunar Orbit takes us deep into the Ultraworld of the pioneers of ambient house music. We explore The...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2018, 7 p.m.
Cinema

Luna Orbit (The Orb documentary)

Lunar Orbit takes us deep into the Ultraworld of the pioneers of ambient house music. We explore The...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

The Band Who Fell To Earth & Georgia And The Vintage Youth

Absent Sons 8pm Absent Sons are an acoustic blues duo covering classic and modern blues. Their inf...

  • Luna Lounge
  • April 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Cinema

Sing – outdoor bike powered with Electric Pedals

Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, ‘Sing’ stars Buster Moon, a dapper Koala...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

TEEN CREEPS

Gender Roles Special Guests TBA Nice Guys Finish Last DJs...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • April 27, 2018, 8 p.m.
Cinema

Elkka & Ludo

Elkka and LUDO dj all night long. Free entry, as always. 2 for 1 on our drink tap wall 9pm-11pm. ...

  • The Alibi
  • April 27, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Rockabilly Roll with Paul Ansell’s No.9

From Elvis to Ray Charles, Sam Cooke to Charlie Rich, The Rolling Stones to Eminem – they all play a...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • April 27, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

THEY SAY JUMP + WAAJU + BARNACLES + DJ SNUFFONE & MC HONEY BROWN

Merciful presents , celebrating the release of their latest EP featuring guests Hollie Cook & Horse...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • April 27, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

On My Radio

Djs playing proto punk, new wave, 2 tone and ska. Expect to hear The Specials, The Selector, Madness...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • April 27, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Binbag Wisdom / Almatic / Chris Munky

Join us for a very special evening with some of Bristol’s newest hip hop heavyweights as we welcome ...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • April 27, 2018, 9 p.m.
Culture

Nerd Punk Book Launch

Henry Raby is a York-based poet, theatre-maker and activist who has been performing his brand of ana...

  • Ovalhouse
  • April 27, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Culture

Members' early morning viewing of

Members can book to visit the exhibition Rodin and the art of ancient Greece before normal opening h...

  • British Museum
  • April 28, 2018, 9 a.m.
Culture

Members' early morning viewing of - FULLY BOOKED

Members can book to visit the exhibition Rodin and the art of ancient Greece before normal opening h...

  • British Museum
  • April 28, 2018, 9 a.m.
Music

Polly presents. Haze [single launch]

Polly presents. Haze single launch ‘Ladz Ladz Ladz’. Limited edition copies of the single will be o...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • April 28, 2018, 9 a.m.
Culture

Exploring Egyptian mummies

Collect evidence like a British Museum scientist to uncover the secrets of the ancient Egyptians. Us...

  • British Museum
  • April 28, 2018, 11 a.m.
Cinema

Make a Film in a Day!

If you’ve ever been tempted to make a film, but haven’t known how, come along to the 198 Gallery on ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 28, 2018, 11 a.m.
Culture

Ligeti’s Poème Symphonique for 100 metronomes

György Ligeti (1923–2006) was one of the 20th century's greatest avant-garde composers, with a parti...

  • British Museum
  • April 28, 2018, 1 p.m.
Cinema

Kids Film – Public Vote

Let the kids decide! What would they most like to see? Cast a vote on our Facebook page, Twitter o...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 28, 2018, 1 p.m.
Culture

New Kingdom art and Nebamun

A gallery talk by Carol Andrews, independent speaker. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are given ...

  • British Museum
  • April 28, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Cinema

The Memory of The 25th Hour ( 스물다섯번째시간)+Q&A with Director Sungeun Kim

The film traces memories of a ten year resistance against the construction of a huge military base a...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 28, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Cinema

Paddington 2

“He looks for the good in all of us” – The Bear Church is delighted to present Paddington 2 – a film...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 28, 2018, 3 p.m.
Comedy

Robyn Perkins 10,000 Decisions Work In Progress

English Comedian of the Year 2014 FINALIST Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2014 FINALIST Funny Wo...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • April 28, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Comedy

Joe Bor: A Room With A Jew

Star of BuzzFeed’s “Worth It U.K.” – one of the most popular shows on YouTube, also seen on Channel ...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • April 28, 2018, 5 p.m.
Cinema

The Lenox Project presents: Admiral: Command & Conquer

A beautifully filmed adventure movie recounting the life of Dutch Admiral Michiel De Ruyter (Frank L...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 28, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

Jnay

As a solo artist, he won a Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO) for Unsung Artist of the Year for his...

  • Primo Bar
  • April 28, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

Lost in the Manor: Chilè / Kyoti / Yardlander

Lost in the Manor @ The Finsbury Presents Chilè + Kyoti + Yardlander + DJ Work Hard Ensure you ar...

  • The Finsbury
  • April 28, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Lost in the Manor: Chilè / Kyoti / Yardlander / Miller Blue

Lost in the Manor @ The Finsbury Presents Chilè + Kyoti + Yardlander + Miller Blue + DJ Work Hard ...

  • The Finsbury
  • April 28, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Lost Horizon Spring Sauna Party 2018

The sun’s out, the festival season is just around the corner, and at Beltane weekend – betwixt Sprin...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • April 28, 2018, 7 p.m.
Cinema

Nacho Libre – bike powered screening with Electric Pedals

Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 28, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Studio 45

28 Apr 2018 - Free entry...

  • The Social
  • April 28, 2018, 7 p.m.
Cinema

The Battle of Lewisham + We Are The Lambeth Boys

Two films with a South London focus. The first film centres on The Battle of Lewisham and the ef...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 28, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Susan Reby, The Swamp Stomp String Band & Londonbeatclub

7PM Susan is an electro pop artist, focusing on the strange and dark side of popular culture. The ...

  • Luna Lounge
  • April 28, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

POLLY

Haze (Single Launch) Go Chi Minh Ugly Jerry Polly DJs...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • April 28, 2018, 8 p.m.
Cinema

iona & SZE

iona and SZE all night long. Free entry, as always. 2 for 1 on our drink tap wall 9pm-11pm. Book ...

  • The Alibi
  • April 28, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Marta Capponi feat. Andrew McCormack

Jazz...

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • April 28, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Marta Capponi Jazz Duo

...

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • April 28, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

LAZY HABITS + SAMSARA + SAMSON SOUNDS + WORMFOOD DJs

Wormfood mark the end of 10 years of parties at Hootananny. They are now concentrating on their agen...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • April 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Electric Soul

London’s finest purveyors of rock’n’roll. If you’ve seen the Kings live, you’ll know what we mean wh...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • April 28, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Fresh Pop

A new pop-up event celebrating young design creatives, with special guest DJ . Browse their unique...

  • Roundhouse
  • April 29, 2018, 11 a.m.
Cinema

My Heart Is Not Broken Yet (나의 마음은 지지 않았다)
+Q&A with Justice For ‘Comfort Women’ UK + Art exhibition

Grandma Song Sin-do was one of an estimated 250,000 women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2018, 1 p.m.
Culture

Listening to others: gaining knowledge through music

Since their birth in the Enlightenment, institutions such as the British Museum have been devoted to...

  • British Museum
  • April 29, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Cinema

Stroszek

In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitut...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2018, 2 p.m.
Cinema

Short Films – Tidemill Wildlife Garden + Neighbours

Welcome to Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden. A beautiful, magical community garden in the heart of Deptf...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2018, 3 p.m.
Cinema

Short Films – Deptford Resists and Lives

Welcome to Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden. A beautiful, magical community garden in the heart of Deptf...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2018, 3 p.m.
Comedy

Tom Lucy: Reluctant Milennial (Work in Progress)

Winner – Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2016. Support Act for: Jack Whitehall, Michael McInt...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • April 29, 2018, 3 p.m.
Comedy

Red Richardson Work In Progess

Awards: The Golden Jesters, Leicester Square Theatre –  Finalist 2015, So You Think You’re Funny – F...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • April 29, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Comedy

Sunday Service With Ola

Just in his twenties, Ola was selected to represent the UK in the Montreux Comedy Festival’s gala sh...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • April 29, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Music

Bubble Up! Vinyl Special!

are back! And this time with a top ranking selection of London’s finest reggae DJs – all tracks will...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • April 29, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

Lexie

We have the perfect soundtrack to your Sunday. Its soft, chilled and acoustic pop songs by top sess...

  • Primo Bar
  • April 29, 2018, 6 p.m.
Culture

Baul and Vaishnav Music Festival

Join internationally renowned House Gospel Choir at their monthly open rehearsals! An exotic festiva...

  • Richmix
  • April 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Music

Gigaholics

A friendly evening of music featuring: Alistair McFarlane: Alistair is a singer/songwriter who play...

  • Harrison Bar
  • April 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Comedy

Sarah Keyworth Work In Progress

Awards: First Runner Up – Funny Women Awards 2015. Finalist – Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of the Y...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • April 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Cinema

The Big Lebowski

When “The Dude” Lebowski is mistaken for a millionaire named Lebowski, two thugs urinate on his rug ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Brazilian ‘Roda’ Jam Session with Choro Alvorada

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  • Harrison Bar
  • April 29, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Beachtape + Human Cell + Sheer Calm

We’re excited to have Beachtape back at for the London leg of their mini tour with Human Cell! Hav...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • April 29, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

Louise Ellen & The Jukebox Band

Jazz, Showcase, Requests The Juke Box Band is one of the most INTERACTIVE live music events in...

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • April 29, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

LIVE NATION: SOURCE

TBA...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • April 29, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

NAVEEN

NAVEEN Phil Graves SEIL LIEN...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • April 29, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

The Workhouse

“ The Workhouse, as a band , have been around since the mid-1980s. As a full rock outfit we have pla...

  • Luna Lounge
  • April 29, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

QUIET AS A MOUSE ‘DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE’

Quiet As A Mouse Plus Special Guests...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • April 29, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

THE SUNDAY BLUES JAM

THROUGHOUT THE EVENING GUESTS CAN TAKE TO THE STAGE TO PERFORM BY REGISTERING IN-HOUSE BETWEEN 6:30P...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • April 29, 2018, 8:30 p.m.