The best free events this May Bank Holiday Weekend
By Manolis Zografakis
There are plenty of awesome free events in London this May bank holiday weekend. We’re big fans of cinema and that’s why we’re excited about the launch of the Herne Hill Free Festival which takes place in various venues in Herne Hill until the 31st of May and the New Music Showcase at Number3London in Deptford. Moreover, on Saturday there is the Canalway Cavalcade in Little Venice and an interesting event at Wellcome Collection with free performances, talks and workshops to mark the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. Finally, on Saturday there is the launch of London’s first permanent drinks market. So, without further ado we present our Top 5 Free Events in London this May Bank Holiday Weekend.
►Herne Hill Free Film festival in various places in Herne Hill – Fri 1 – Sun 31
Lots of great free film screenings in various places across Herne Hill.
►‘On Light’ at Wellcome Collection, Euston, NW1 2BE – Fri 1 – Mon 4 May
An extended weekend of performances, discussions, workshops and art exploring our relationship with light.
►Hackney Drinks Market Launch at The Village Green Market, E8 2BT – Sat 2 (1oam – 6pm)
A new monthly market with local brewers, distillers, coffee roasters, soft drink producers and more.
►Canalway Cavalcade in Little Venice, W9 2PB – Sat 2 – Mon 4
A waterways boaters’ gathering with beautiful boats, trade show stalls, live music, dance, food and more.
►New Music Showcase at Number3London, Deptford, SE8 4SA – Sun 3 (noon – 11pm)
A new music festival featuring an eclectic line up of blues, rock, indie, electro, soul, funk, hip hop and jazz.
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