Top 5 Cheap/Free Events in London this Weekend 17-19 February - Broke in London

Top 5 Cheap/Free Events in London this Weekend 17-19 February

The best budget things to do this weekend!

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

Here at Broke in London, we are already sooo sick of this miserable, cold weather that seems to have set in. Summer just can’t come quickly enough! If you feel the same way but have had enough of hibernating already, head to one of our pick of the best, cheapest things to do this weekend. They’re all indoors, so there’s no excuse for you not to brave it!

#1 | Larkinland | Southbank Centre | Free

Things to do this weekend

Larkinland ©

An exhibition and introspective on the life and poetry of Philip Larkin hosted by the Southbank Centre.

When: Friday 17th-Sunday 19th February (10am-11pm Monday excl, exhibition on until 30th April 2017).
Where: Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX.
Cost: Free.

#2 | Fireside Reading of Beowulf | Tea House Theatre | £5.90

Things to do this weekend

Beowulf Reading ©Tea House Theatre

Hear an epic re-reading of this classic tale Beowulf at this quaint Victorian pub, The Tea House Theatre  on the edges of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens.

When: Sunday 19th February 2017 (8pm-11pm).
Where: 139 Vauxhall Walk, Vauxhall, London SE11 5HL.
Cost: £5.90.

#3 | John Baldessari Pop up | Soho | Free

Things to do this weekend

Marian Goodman Gallery ©

A limited edition pop up at the Marian Goodman gallery, selling a range of products related to the American conceptual artist John Baldessari. Prices start at £1.

When: Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th February 2017 (10am-6pm excl. Monday).
Where: 5-8 Lower John St, Soho, London W1F 9DY.
Cost: Free.

#4 | Dawn Penn | The Magic Garden | Free/£5

Things to do this weekend

Dawn Penn ©

See this reggae legend live at this intimate gig at the Magic Garden Pub. You’d be crazy to miss out on seeing this artist live when previous performances have included Glastonbury!

When: Friday 17th February 2017 (9pm-2am).
Where: 231 Battersea Park Rd, London SW11 4LG
Cost: Free before 8pm, £5 after.

#5 | Little Rippers Film Club: Trolls

Things to do this weekend

Trolls ©Dreamworks

Parents and children can chill out after a skate session in the 100 seater cinema. For this showing, House of Vans invites everyone to watch the newest Dreamworks creation, Trolls!

When: Sunday 19th February 2017 (Screenings at 10:30am and 12:15pm)
Where: Arches, 228-232 Station Approach Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8SW.
Cost: Free.