Free things to do in London this week

Great range of free events this week


Music

Adriana Blu

Adriana Blu started her music career in Spain with the Santander Jazz Big Band. Her colourful and se...

  • Primo Bar
  • Aug. 14, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

Sing For Your Supper – Open Mic

has been going for 7 years and now runs at the Magic Garden! It’s an open mic and a community of lik...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Aug. 14, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: Jumanji - Welcome to the Jungle (12A)

Film about four high school kids who discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game'...

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 14, 2018, 7 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
  • Aug. 14, 2018, 8 p.m.
Comedy

Tuesday Stand Up Comedy

TV Appearances: The Stand Up Show (BBC),  Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Russell Howard’s Good News Awards...

  • The Top Secret Comedy Club
  • Aug. 14, 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
  • Aug. 14, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

BIG JOE LOUIS

Big Joe Louis was born in Jamaica, West Indies, and moved to the UK during the 1970s. He has since t...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Aug. 14, 2018, 10 p.m.
Festivals

Spitalfields Music presents Big Smoke Brass

For over 40 years has been putting music at the heart of East London bringing artists, audiences a...

  • Canary Wharf
  • Aug. 15, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: Lunchtime Concert with Ryan Carter

Ryan Carter composes for instruments, voices, and computers. Ryan's work often explores new musical ...

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 15, 2018, 1 p.m.
Culture

Sarcophagi from ancient Egypt

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

  • British Museum
  • Aug. 15, 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
  • Aug. 15, 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
  • Aug. 15, 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
  • Aug. 15, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Music

Astray + Harker + Mean Caesar

Big up the summer vibes at The Lock Tavern. 22.15- 23.00 “our music is influenced by both high and...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Aug. 15, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Music

SLAY LOW

Walk The Plank Reprise...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Aug. 15, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

STRIPPED BACK SOUL: THE REPUTATIONS + £5 COCKTAILS

STRIP BACK AND BRING THE ESSENCE OF SOUL TO THE STAGE. EVERY WEDNESDAY THEY TAKE IT BACK TO THE BASI...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Aug. 15, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Music

Pet Deaths DJs and Friends

16 Aug 2018 - Free entry...

  • The Social
  • Aug. 16, 2018, 7 p.m.
Music

Burning House + Maggie Cassidy + Hether

UFO Baby Promotions has crash landed at The Lock Tavern for the LAST EVER TIME, and we’re broadcasti...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Aug. 16, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

GOOD FORTUNE

Loa Loa Plus Special Guests...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Aug. 16, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Luna Silva

From an early age, traveled with her family following her father, a Spanish clown, and her mother,...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Aug. 16, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

RHYTHM & BLUES REVUE: Big Joe Louis

BIG JOE LOUIs WAS BORN IN JAMAICA, WEST INDIES, AND MOVED TO THE UK DURING THE 1970S. HE HAS SINCE T...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Aug. 16, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Culture

Juxtapositions: cultural and artistic connections in the African Galleries

A gallery talk by Elsbeth Court, SOAS. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are given by Museum staff...

  • British Museum
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: Guest DJs and Vegan Food

Chefs prepare delicious vegan Caribbean food paired with music from guest DJs....

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

SMILING IVY + MC SOLOMON + MAMA MOONSHINE + MR DEX

Superhoot present , an explosive and outspoken band from Sheffield performing an energetic fusion o...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

World Disco Shuffle

Slow Dance DJs playing Afrobeat, Reggae, Bollywood, Disco, Jazz, Brazilian, Latin, House, and Hip-H...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Village Cuts – Reason Sound

Village Cuts are back at the Lock Tavern for another instalment of their Camden residency! This mont...

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

DJ Scratchy Sounds

Come kick off your weekend with playing the finest in global rock n’ roll, globalista rhythms and ...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 11 p.m.
Culture

Exploring China

Come to the Great Court to be inspired by the Museum’s objects from China. Find your zodiac characte...

  • British Museum
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 11 a.m.
Culture

Animals in Chinese art and design

A gallery talk by Anne Haworth, independent speaker. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are gi...

  • British Museum
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: LMNH and Tangy Present - Summer Sounds Barbecue

Tangy Events & LMNH presents Reggae by the River, a series of events focused around a 8kw hand-built...

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 3 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: Community Workshop

Join us for guaranteed family fun in our free community drop-in workshops....

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 4 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: King Arthur’s Cut & Thrust with Kiel O’Shea Workshop

Calling all knights of the roundtable! King Arthur is looking for some brave, young talent to help h...

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 4 p.m.
Comedy

Joe Bor Room With A Jew Work In Progress

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
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 5 p.m.
Music

Celebrating Bond Band

London singer, Shane Hampsheir, brings you the ultimate hits from the world of swing, big band jazz ...

  • Primo Bar
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 6 p.m.
Music

NEAT NEAT NEAT

Ghum Special Guests TBA Sean Ghostparty DJs Party DJs...

  • The Old Blue Last
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 8 p.m.
Music

Batov Records Presents: Hallouminati, Kefi and DJ Kobayashi

have been scurrying round the UK’s party scene since 2010, leaving a trail of sweaty dancers, grinni...

  • Magic Garden Pub
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Electric Soul

Kick back to two live shows of classic, rock soul and rock’n’roll. Enjoy our extensive cocktail list...

  • The Blues Kitchen Camden
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

What Is Hip?

DJs playing Funk, Soul, and Disco from every era to keep you dancing into the early hours....

  • The Lock Tavern
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

BAYTREES + SILVASTONE + WONDR WOMN + DJ SNUFF & MC HONEY BROWN + GUESTS

Merciful Presents , local heroes born and bred in Brixton. This 4-piece soul-rock-pop band launched...

  • Hootananny Brixton
  • Aug. 18, 2018, 9 p.m.
Music

Vina Rose Live Acoustic

Vina Rose is an Italian-born singer, performer, and songwriter based in London, UK. Her music blurs...

  • Primo Bar
  • Aug. 19, 2018, 6 p.m.
Festivals

Summer by the River: Post-show talks on contemporary theatre-making

We’ve assembled some of the UK’s top theatre-makers creating boundary-pushing work to discuss whethe...

  • London Bridge City
  • Aug. 19, 2018, 8:15 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
  • Aug. 19, 2018, 8:30 p.m.