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Free Entertainment In London

Free things to do in London

Do you take interest in the fine arts? Or are you more of a history-lover or a movie fan? Below we have listed several activities ready for you to experience that will cost you next to nothing! Click on the Hyperlinks below to find out more.

Museums and Galleries

London has some of the most famous museums and galleries in the world and many of these have no entry-fee! Why not give that poor wallet a rest and visit somewhere more cultural? Find a list of all London museums and galleries together with opening hours and individual maps.

Tate Modern
Tate Britain
National Portrait Gallery
National Gallery
British Museum
Natural History Museum
Science Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum
Saatchi Gallery
Whitechapel Gallery
Museum of London
RAF Museum
Horniman Museum
Wallace Collection
Guildhall Gallery
The Serpentine Gallery
Dulwich Picture Gallery
The Photographers’ Gallery
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 

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Cheap Cinema in London

If you’re a movie-geek you’re in luck because London has tons of Cinemas! However, to-be-frank trips to the cinema ain’t cheap no-more, they demand around £10 a ticket and if you’re a fan of nibbles than you could be leaving with a lot less money than you arrived with. Fear not movie-geeks for we have searched high and low and come up with SIX solutions for watching your favorite movies without emptying your wallet before the trailers! Below we have listed 7 cinemas in London that offer hot ticket deals, for example ‘Orange Wednesday’ offers 2 for 1 ticket deals every Wednesday in most cinemas and Cinemaworld’s Unlimited pass which gives you the chance to have unlimited access for only £14.99 per month! Finally if you’re a student you should defo have a look at Picture House’s new student membership which gives you lots of goodies! Visit our Cheap Cinema page with details how and where to find cheap cinema in London.

Prince Charles Cinema
Mondays at The Alibi
Mondays at Barbican Cinema

Tuesdays at Coronet Cinema
Mondays & Tuesdays at Richmix

Everyday at PeckhamPlex
Orange Wednesdays
Cinemaworld Unlimited Pass
Docklands Cinema Club

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London Parks

Hey, let’s not forget London is a green city! There are beautiful parks of all sizes all over London, some with sports facilities, lakes and anything you could imagine a park to have. Parks are free spaces to do anything you like; running, walking, cycling, yoga, playing football with friends, or just chilling on your own. Below we have provided a list of the most notorious parks of London, however if you take a walk or a bicycle ride and explore the parks near you, you may find yourself a little gem. Find our London Parks’ page with details of the different parks including opening hours. is a fantastic website that will help you discover a range of garden squares, small parks, churchyards and community gardens which reflect the history of London from the Roman era to the present day! It provides downloadable audio guides for you to listen to on your mp3/mobile phone whilst you visit the sites. The website also offers a mobile version and an Android app suitable for smartphones and Androids for those with the flash phones.

Hyde Park
Green Park
Regents Park
Bushy Park
Greenwich Park
Richmond Park
St. James’s Park
Victoria Park
Southwark Park
Battersea Park
Finsbury Park
Brockwell Park
Holland Park
Kensington Gardens
Hampstead Heath
Clapham Common
Lee Valley Park

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Free Festivals in and around London

Love going to festivals but cannot afford it? Don’t worry because London is full of free festivals to suit all tastes. Find below a list of Festivals around London.

The Portobello Film Festival Film 28 Aug – 14 Sept
The Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival 2014 Various 5 – 9 Sept
The Thames SENSEation Festival 2014 Various 6 – 7 Sept
Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival Film 4 – 13 Sept
The Urban Food Fest 2014 Food 6 Sept
Chrisp Street Festival Family 7 Sept
The Cally Festival Various 7 Sept
The Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival Music 12 – 13 Sept
The Bermondsey Street Festival Local 20 Sept
Paddington Festival  Various  22 Jun – 28 Sept