25 Free Events, Activities and Things to Do in London

If you’re in London on a budget, don’t worry, there are plenty of events for you to choose from, too. Check out the article where we put together a list of activities and events you won’t have to pay for! If you’re into sports, you’ll be able to find a free running group or a yoga class. Do you like music? There’s a free concert waiting for you! Keen on art? Find an exhibition or a museum free of charge! Whatever it is that sparks your interest, you can always have fun in London even with a tight budget.

There are free lifestyle gatherings and cultural events to enjoy in London. You won't miss online happenings… It’s so easy to find something that suits you!
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Barnabas Presents: Femi Fem Valentines Day Special
Femi Williams (aka Femi Fem) kicked off his career with the Family Funktion/ Shake & Fingerpop warehouse parties in the 1980’s with Norman Jay & Judge Jules.This collective of djs, artists musicians & film makers initiated the rar
10 February
Women in Arboriculture Networking Day at Kew Gardens
POSTPONED: Please ignore any automated Eventbrite e-mails about the postponed Women in Arboriculture Networking Day. We will update everyone as soon as we are able to confirm a rescheduled date for the event in Autumn 2020. Thank you Thanks to
29 March
Power Lunch/Entrepreneur Workshop London
When you attend this workshop, you will learn about some cutting-edge ideas to elevate your leads, sales & profits. The networking & education is priceless at this exclusive event for a very small group of local leaders! Be ready to take some
29 March
Free London Fashion Week Runway Show
Early access Feb 18Free London Fashion Week Runway ShowFree London Fashion Week Runway Show Filming & Fashion Event By Indie Fashion Calendar
18 February
[Lewisham] Inclusive play sessions for autistic, ADHD and SEN children
🚂 Do you know an autistic, ADHD or SEN child who loves trains? All Aboard Club runs inclusive train play sessions for autistic, ADHD and special needs children. The children can build and play with our huge train sets in a safe, unde
19 February
London Makers Market - Spring Market in Waterloo - Free Event
We are excited to announce that our Spring Market on Saturday 11th March will take place in Leake Street Arches, underneath Waterloo Station. The tunnel will be filled with lots of incredible makers, artists and designers. Just in time
11 March
Big Fish Little Fish WEST LONDON EALING Circus Family Rave DJ Zero B
Roll up roll up for the Greatest Show on Earth (well, in Ealing on 26 Feb anyway)! We're BACK BACK BACK for another award winning, internationally acclaimed family rave. Join the original family ravers Big Fish Little Fish in the aweso
26 February
MeetFounders Venture Capital Day 2023: Beach edition! (London)
Over the last 2 years, MeetFounders has hosted over 50 events with 7500+ startups and 500 VC's --Hundreds of startups have pitched and received millions in funding! Now, we are bringing our events to the next level, with a 300+ atte
25 February
ImmutableX x EasyA Hackathon [11 - 12 Feb]
The ImmutableX x EasyA Hackathon is a 36-hour event from EasyA for people to build on ImmutableX with 24/7, in-person guidance from ImmutableX itself. Event co-hosted by the KCL Blockchain Society. Other companies and universities in a
11 February
Global Women's Breakfast - Breaking Barriers in Science
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has been leading the organisation of Global Women’s Breakfast since 2019 (Global Women's Breakfast - IUPAC | International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) and Middlesex Unive
14 February
FREE Creative Workshop 2 with Artis Foundation
The Creative Teaching and Learning Project (CTL) focuses on the role that arts and cultural learning play in transforming the lives of young people. The project is funded by John Lyon’s Charity. Our CTL partner is Artis Foundation whose missi
12 March
LGBTQ+ French Language Exchange
Join us for an afternoon of LGBTQ+ French conversation for speakers of all levels. If you’re a newer learner looking to improve or a native speaker looking to reconnect this group is for you. Conversation will be guided by a volunteer
25 February
Cost of Living Crisis: A Call to Prayer
As the rising cost of living sweeps across the UK, God is calling the church to prayer and action. Join a powerful movement as the church comes together to pray, to lament, and to intercede to our mighty God, asking how we can make
8 February
International Women's Day 2023: #EmbraceEquity
After three years of virtual celebrations, we are planning a very special in person afternoon with networking, a great panel of speakers and workshops with our Barts Health Education Academy leads. Join us either in person (12.30-16.30pm - Ba
8 March
What's Feeding Your Appetite?Lose Weight Through Faith & Fitness-London
Are you ready to release unwanted and unhealthy pounds? Does your old mindset and faulty belief system hold itself hostage in your body? Would you like to increase your relationship with God and become spiritually, emotionally and physically fit in
20 February
The Black Care Experience Conference 2023
What is The Black Care Experience? Before the 1980’s, it is said that the experiences of Black Children in Care were hidden from History. Black being defined as a person whose Ethnic Origin is either African, Caribbean including Mixed Race with Afri
11 February
Getting to know you
For various reasons many people, young & old, may not see much of their family, that can mean older people don’t have much connectivity with children and in turn children may miss out by not having much contact with the older generation.
15 February
Mental health care in intellectual disabilities and autism
LSBU are proud to present this inaugural lecture by Professor Eddie Chaplin as part of our inaugural lectures programme for 2022-23. Professor Eddie Chaplin, Professor of Mental Health in Neurodevelopmental Conditions as well as the He
22 February
Family Fun Day: Imaginative inventions
From the ancient Greeks to the modern day, inventions have shaped the way society has grown and the world has progressed, with many of these important developments invented right here at the Ri. Get hands on with a whole host of exciting acti
18 February
WiPA women of colour networking event
According to WiPA’s 2022 survey, only 12% of female public affairs professionals identify as an ethnic minority. Join WiPA for a panel discussion and networking event exploring what can be done to overcome the specific challenges for women of
28 February
3 talks, 100 people, all climate - London Climate Connection
Why you should come: London Climate Connection exists to bring together folks of all backgrounds who are working to avert climate change. Want to meet founders? Policy wonks? Investors? Creatives? This is the place to be. What'
22 February
Sip ‘N SOCA
🇹🇹 Trinidad - The home of Carnival 🇹🇹 🎊 It’s been 3 long years since Trinidad’s last Carnival 🎊 🇹🇹 Join us at our first event of 2023 as we celebrate the return of Trinidad Carnival Saturday 18th February 2023 🇹🇹
18 February
A Society in Crisis - Building a Progressive Policy Platform
The crises we face here and around the world mean the need for a progressive policy agenda to transform our society is more urgent than ever. This day-long event, hosted by John McDonnell, will bring together academics, think tanks, campaigners and m
11 February
True Story DRAFT - Free True Storytelling Workshops
True Story DRAFT is a free monthly social workshop for anyone who wants to share and listen to early drafts of true, personal stories in a casual, friendly setting. Either arrive with a draft of a true story no longer than five minutes to share out
13 February
King's Think Tank Conference
Theme: Crisis Management Defence & Diplomacy: Western Response to Navigating Uncertainty in East Asia: Taiwan, HK and Macau Global Health: The future of WHO: Collobaration in Combatting Future Health Crisis Techno
11 February
Whichever event you decide to attend, we’re sure you will have lots of fun! To find even more exciting events, explore London by category: check the latest beauty and fashion trends, make new friends, enjoy a concert of your favorite band, go spiritual, relish art, party like never before, take a tour, polish a skill, advance in your career, get healthy, enjoy some family time, get down to the IT business, or find an activity you can do at home.
The choice is yours!