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 16th November 2017
The funnest throwback club night in London is back.LCD Soundsystem, Maximo Park, The Libertines -What Ever Happened? plays the best indie tunes of the noughties and, at just £4 for early bird tickets and £6 OTD, won't make you pay through the nose for it.
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.
Make sure your Christmas night out is an absolute belter with this event from Massaoke. They will be taking over the O2 in Islington for power ballads, sing-alongs and live music.
Lock 17 in Camden is bringing back all the best things the 00s had; the music. Kick your weekend off with a night of amazing music, from Avril Lavigne through to Britney.
Want to see some of the finest jazz, soul funk, French Chansons, Latin Salsa (and more) artists in London for less than a tenner? Get down to the Toulouse Lautrec where they offer nights with some of the best talents, from established legends to up-and-coming acts, all in a Parisian style jazz bar.
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.
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.
For only £6, you could learn three new and interesting things. Nerd Nite is the massively popular series that combines short talks and presentations with socialising and drinking.
Antidote is a series of quirky workshops and classes designed to help the capital's busy crowds de-stress and relax. Taking place at Wah Art in North London, the series includes African drumming classes, fun singing workshops and intimate singing classes. Best of all, tickets are priced at less than £10, so is perfect for anyone on a budget.
For only £5, you could spend the evening stuffing yourself with charcuterie, fine wine and enjoying drink deals as Nape head north to Mayfair.
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.
Sitting in the shadow of Bucking Palace, the Eaton Square Cocktail Bar is going all out this Autumn, hosting a number of cocktail and spirit master classes designed to turn all novice drinkers into self-proclaimed connoisseurs. Featuring luxury brands like Remy Martin and some of London's leading cocktail makers, these events all promise to leave you with a head full of interesting facts and a range of smooth flavours dancing on your palate. Best of all, all of these events are priced at less than £10, so there's no need to break the bank or take out a mortgage to attend.
Join in with this seriously fierce party at Acrola Theatre in East London for just £3; there will be cabaret, drag acts, power anthems, immersive acts and all sorts of glittery fun.
For just £7 you could catch an intimate night of live music as well as stick around for the after-party. Head to The Sanctum Hotel in Soho for a night of music by Jay Scott & The Find, supported by Studio32.
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.
Show off your secret talent at this cheap and cheerful London Christmas event. Enter to win the £100 bar tab, or just sit back and cheer your mates on.
At just £7 a ticket, this quirky and cheap event is an absolute steal. With food, drink and activities, it's ideal for getting you into the festive spirit.
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.
Come to Boondocks for Word On the Street, combining hip hop and spoken word poetry, as well as having booze behind the bar, food from the kitchen, an open mic for any and all poets, and DJs playing the best in chilled hip hop all night.
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.
Whether you are an RnB queen or a rap god, come down to Brixton Jamm and put it to the test with over 200 songs from 90s classics to Beyonce at your disposal.
Bringing together some of the best Deep Vocal House, funk, soul and disco DJs around, Ritual are taking over McQueen for an all-night partying.
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.
Want to see up-and-coming acts and internet celebrities perform at the fun Prince of Wales pub? Every Thursday they welcome them into the pub to perform – and at affordable prices.
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.
Whether it’s MJ, Boyzone or Alanis Morrissette, The Living Dead Party celebrates all the dead artists, all the bands that have split up and all the one-hit-wonders, all night long!
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.
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.
See YouTube sensations and Irish Hip Hop Comedy duo Abandoman and Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer at the Prince of Wales for a hilarious live performance.
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.