Top 5 Cheap/Free Events in London this Weekend 7-9 April - Broke in London


Top 5 Cheap/Free Events in London this Weekend 7-9 April

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The best budget things to do this weekend!

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

It’s beginning to look a lot like summer and there are a variety of cheap things happening in the City this weekend. It’s the London Gaming Festival, so there are lots of gaming themed activities going on across the city. Don’t feel like staying in? There are walks in the park, vintage fairs to rummage through and even the opportunity to escape the city and visit some of the world’s most endangered animals. Find out more about what’s in store this weekend below…

#1 | Now Play This | Somerset House | From £6.50

Things to do this weekend

Now Play This ©somersethouse.org.uk

A three day, experiential games festival that coincides with the London Games Festival. Flex those thumbs and get stuck in.

When: Friday 7th – Sunday 9th April 2017.
Where: New Wing, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA.
Cost: From £6.50 for one day.


#2 | Walking with Heroes: Celebrating the Victoria Cross | Green Park | £5

Things to do this weekend

Green Park ©contactdir.uk

Learn the history of the Victoria Cross and visit some of Green Park’s most important war memorials as well as the stories of some of the recipients.

When: Saturday 8th April 2017 (10:30am-12pm).
Where: Diana of the Treetops Fountain, Green Park.
Cost: £5.


#3 | Love Nature | Shoreditch | Free

Things to do this weekend

Love Nature Exhibition ©felid-tag.org

An immersive, 4K experience that brings guests up close and personal with ten of the world’s most endangered species.

When: Friday 7th – Sunday 9th April 2017.
Where: The Shoreditch Gallery, 133 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG.
Cost: Free.


#4 | Vauxhall Vintage and Antiques Market | Vauxhall | Free

Things to do this weekend

Vauxhall Vintage and Antiques Market © Vintage and Antiques Market Facebook

Browse through the wares of over 60 traders, selling a variety of retro and antique items at this brand new vintage market.

When: Sunday 9th April 2017 (10am-4pm).
Where: The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, London SE1 7JS.
Cost: Free.


#5 | Game Characters Parade | Bank | Free

Things to do this weekend

London Games ©games.london

Catch a sight of the spectacle that is this parade, that coincides with the London Games Festival where everyone taking part will be dressing up as their favourite video game characters.

When: Saturday 8th April 2017 (From 1:30pm).
Where: Beginning at Guildhall.
Cost: Free.



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