Things To Do in London For Under £10
Finances when living in London? They're up and down like the drop of a bloody hat; but that doesn't mean your social life need suffer, only the contents of your fridge. Coming at you with events in London under £10, the below list boasts all your pocket-friendly partying needs; from quiz nights and comedy, to parties and off-the-wall events.
Last updated on 26th April 2017
What do you do when you can’t have a house party at yours, and you can’t afford to go to an expensive club? You go to a house party in a club. That’s exactly what SiNK is proposing, offering up several floors of big tunes, beer pong, drink deals and free pizza.
For under £10 you can experience the delights of the Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden’s spectacular campfire cocktails. The fire will be toasting marshmallows and the botanical themed cocktails will be made from ingredients sourced from the garden itself. There’s also hot food available from the terrace.
Pickle Boy Comedy is back and taking over a brewery for 2017. Head to Howling Hops in Hackney for a night of hilarious comedy which includes some of the very best stand-up names in the busines alongside a trying pickled-egg eating attempt.
Cheap and cheerful, The Blackout Club has become a favourite spot for the city's fun-loving crowd. Taking over the Underground every Friday night and offering London's Rock 'N' Roll crazed audience a night of huge Rock and Indie tracks, drinks cost only £3 and entry to the premises is priced at only £5. Sitting comfortably in the middle of Camden, this Friday night spot draws crowds from all over North London. Expect to hear the likes of the Arctic Monkeys, the Clash and Catfish & the Bottleman at this laid-back club in North London.
Afrobeat is returning to Old Street and its bringing all the same huge sounds with it. Taking place in Nomad in Old Street the night is a mix of the hottest hits to which you can battle it out on the microphone or simple party the night away the buzzy club.
Travel back in time and dance all night with Throwback Thursday at Cargo. Get ready to get your nostalgia on and move to the beats of the past as DJ Daniel Pozzebon is spinning all the Old School Hip Hop, R&B and everything in between all night.
A cocktail event in London under £10, Midnight Apothecary is one of the most charming endeavours of them all. Found on a delicate rooftop terrace, head on down for a roster of floral and botanical inspired cocktails alongside roaring fires once the sun goes down.
Putting everyone's spelling skills to the test, Drink Shop & Do are hosting an adult spelling bee this May, inviting London's wordsmiths to battle it out for their coveted first place prize. Each guest will have the chance to spell a word on stage. With the winners progressing up the rounds and the losers seeking comfort at the bar, this is one wonderful event well worth checking out. Better still, tickets are priced at only £5.
Just because it’s their birthday, Supa Dupa Fly are going to deliver you the best tunes in hiphop, garage and RnB for less than a tenner. Come along to The Mangle as DJs like Emily Rawson and Pied Piper bring you some amazing music to dance along to.
Get those funny bones rattling nearly every night in the city as Top Secret Comedy Club boast some of the most affordable nights in town. Promising a roster of name faces and indie acts, these London comedy tickets wont set you back any more than £5 a piece.
With tickets costing only £8, the Grand in Clapham invites London's music lovers to their humble home to celebrate the wonderful worlds of Hip Hop and Garage. First inviting DJ Yoda for a DJ set based around the History of Hip Hop, the team then turn their focus to DJ Luck and MC Neat, who'll be playing all your favourite Garage tracks. Full of frivolous fun, and a bargain at only £8 a ticket, you'll struggle to find an event that's better value for money than this.
Quizzy Rascals is a fast-paced, fun-packed night taking place at Smith's Cocktail Bar in West London. Head to Hammersmith, enter your team for £20 and get ready for a roaring evening of musical genres, cocktails and shenanigans.
Want to see some of the best comedy in the business but can't afford the prices? Look no further than Laugh Train Home as they host an incredible roster of comedians; tickets start from £6.
Benoit Viellefon is bringing a huge night of 1920s Parisian sounds to Soho as the quirky band pack in the trumpets, violins and guitars. Taking over legendary Ronnie Scott's, the band will be playing a series of rocking nights for £9.
Party like a student should and don’t pay ridiculously high entrance fee. For as little as £3 you can join London’s biggest frat party, fit with everything from a beer bong to red solo cups and beer pong. But you don’t have to pay a ridiculous amount of money once in either, as drinks are 50% off until midnight!
Having already mastered whisky-based cocktails and stunning American comfort food dishes, the mastermind behind The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch are now shifting their attention to their music game. Across April and May, the venue will be showcasing live music performances from the likes of Ephemerals, The Blues Brothers and Soul Exchange. If that wasn't enough to convince you, tickets are priced only £10.
Fancy a cinema experience that won't break the bank? Klaxons, they are sounding, and the tickets are selling out quick. Host to some of the most fun pop-up movie nights in the city, grab your ticket for less than a couple of bars of Freddo and head on down for drinks and cult classics galore.
Hand up, who loves Eurovision. That's what we thought. Now get yourself down to Nordic Bar to celebrate our favourite event with the Central London spot as they screen all the action from Kiev on huge screens.
From £4.50 a ticket you could be dropping to the hottest tunes from the '80s and '90s as Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes get the retro groove on. To really get you in the nostalgic mood, there will be screenings of the biggest '90s classics as well as some serious sing-alongs.
It’s time for a pub quiz with a real difference. Last Man Standing is a fast-paced, action-packed interactive quiz that’ll have you howling all night long. After each round, a member of your team has to take part in Stage Challenges based on classic game shows, before competing in the final one: Last Man Standing! Are you strong enough to beat the game and win the prize?
The Barbican Library in Central London are hosting a sci-fi themed Nerd Nite special this summer, inviting 3 speakers to apply their expertise about the economy, molecular biology and philosophy to their favourite fictional universes. Trust us, this is far from those boring talks you had to sit through at school. Grab your mates, grab a drink and soak up all the great facts on offer.
You don't need to be made of money to have a massive West London night out as Paradise By Way of Kensal Rise proves. Head to the beautiful old pub for some of the area's hottest clubnights; legendary Notting Hill Carnival DJ Norma Jay MBE will be playing on Easter, while '90s dream MJ Cole will have a set on Good Friday.