Top 5 Cheap/Free Events in London this Bank Holiday Weekend 28 April - 1 May - Broke in London

Top 5 Cheap/Free Events in London this Bank Holiday Weekend 28 April – 1 May

The best budget things to do this weekend!

By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph)

The best thing about this time of year? It’s not the longer days, it’s the amount of bank holidays! However, if you are stuck for cash (or ideas) on what to do over the long weekend, then we’ve got five, great things that you can check out (and just one of them is more than £5!). So, don’t spend the whole weekend indoors! Head out and explore the city of London with our pick of the best, cheap things to do this bank holiday weekend.

#1 | Blondie Pop Up and Exhibition | Camden Market | Free

Things to do this weekend

Blondie Pop Up ©

Pick up limited edition merchandise, vinyls and posters for the band, plus check out the accompanying exhibition which follows Blondie on tour.

When: Saturday 29nd April – Monday 1st May 2017 (10am-7pm).
Where: Camden Market.
Cost: Free.

#2 | Gluten Free Festival | Limehouse Basin | Free

Things to do this weekend

Gluten Free Festival ©

Feast on a variety of gluten free snacks just ahead of coeliac awareness week. Meet all of your favourite GF traders, take part in cooking demonstrations and get enjoy free fitness sessions!

When: Saturday 29th April (11am-5pm).
Where: Limehouse Basin Marina, London, E14 8EG.
Cost: Free.

#3 | Dancing in the Dark Disco | Hackney | £7

Things to do this weekend

Dancing in the Dark Disco ©Facebook

Dance the night away at the Moth Club and the first ever all girl Bruce Springsteen cover act, The She Street Band at this charity gig.

When: Saturday 29th April 2017 (7:30pm-1am).
Where: Old Trades Hall, Valette St, London E9 6NU.
Cost: £7.

#4 | IWA Canalway Cavalcade | Little Venice | Free

Things to do this weekend

IWA Canalway Cavalcade ©IBTimes UK

Visit Little Venice for this 34 year old festival, that includes activities for all the family with a boaters’ gathering, a pageant of boats, trade shows and stalls.

When: Saturday 29nd April – 1st May 2017.
Where: Little Venice.
Cost: Free.

#5 | #ShopWithSoul | Beckenham | £2

Things to do this weekend

Shop with soul ©beckhenham market

Beckenham Market has teamed up with Venue 28 to present the spring edition  of their regular makers market with 50+ handpicked stalls, workshops, art, craft and music.

When: Sunday 30th April 2017 (10am – 4pm).
Where: Venue28, 28 Beckenham Road. Beckenham, BR3 4LS.
Cost: £2.