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 11th November 2019

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.

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.  

Make your way through the streets of London at this fun, affordable, and educational tour around our fabulous capital. Soundtracked by classic hits from the 70's to present day, walk, strut or sashay your way through the city while learning all about it. There may even be a surprise flash mob thrown in for good measure. 

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

356 user reviews 5

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.

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club Pop Up on Various dates from Thursday 21st November 2019

Tickets to The Chocolate Cocktail Club start at £9 and include one of the pop-up bar's signature chocolatini creations. Set in a cosy corner of Farringdon, this is the perfect place to while away an afternoon and experience a sugar rush like no other.

So Board

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Looking for thins to do under 10? Not only is So Board offering entry from as little as £4.50, but the games-centred brand is taking to some of the coolest pubs in town; complete with strategic entertainment and cheap food to boot.

From stand up acts to improv showcase, The Funny Side brings a wealth of comedy talents to venues across the city. For an exciting alternative the usual comedy experience the variety of comedians and genre acts will keep you on your toes.

The Phoenix Arts Club

75 user reviews 5

Often hailed as one of Soho's best spots for late night entertainment, The Phoenix Club is a debaucherous haunt for cabaret live music and burlesque in the heart of the city. Expect regular night of affordable thrills and extravagant theatre productions. 

  Lady Gala Bingo

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@ Concrete on Friday 22nd November and Friday 20th December 2019

Still haven't experienced the wild night out that is Lady Gala Bingo? Make your way to Concrete in Shoreditch for party anthems, sassy dance-offs and a curiously camp evening filled with perfectly cooked pizza and lots of balls.

The Grand

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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.  

@ Capeesh Sky Bar on Monday 25th November 2019 and 3 other Mondays

This is one heck of a way to spend a night out, and it also happens to be cheap as chips. Experience a haven of retro gaming and karaoke, sitting proudly 500ft above the city with panoramic views and a bar full of booze to keep you fuelled. 

The Embers Collective

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With tickets from just £8 this unique series of events from one of London's most eccentric collectives. Kicking off their autumn schedule with a party on the marshes, and a storytelling journey through Queer history, the Embers Collective are doing away with the normal night out.


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These amazing cabaret and burlesque performers are taking inspiration from director David Lynch to create an absurd night of dark, troubling cabaret and mysterious burlesque.

@ Backyard Bar & Comedy Club on Wed, 20th Nov 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

This November, you can learn something new for a s little as £5. Head to Bethnal Green's Backyard Bar & Comedy Club and you'll experience a number of insightful talks from guest speakers on a range of topics in a cool, laid-back setting. 

Top Secret Comedy Club

217 user reviews 5

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.

@ The Underworld on Every Friday

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. 

@ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club on Fri, 29th Nov 2019 @ 21:00 - 2:00

Not only is Pussy Liquor bringing you an outrageously fun night out from as little as £5, but the cabaret kids are taking to Bethnal Green Working Men's Club for a Doomsday Carnival that sees everything from radical cabaret to Brexit themes.


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Wanna see top comedy for under a tenner? Check out Antic, who have gathered spectacular comedians and are hosting them across London's most unique and traditional pubs.


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With tickets from just £5, this unique storytelling series is offering you the chance to tell or be told some stunning tales from the minds of others. From dating disasters to yarns about new beginnings and breaking the rules, it's one of the most interesting nights out in the capital.

Laugh Train Home Events

204 user reviews 5

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.

@ Ryan's Bar on Fri, 6th Dec 2019 @ 19:30 - 22:00

Head to Stoke Newington's Ryan's Bar for an evening of ancient storytelling and song, all around the theme of winter. Presented by Tales From The Dragonfly, this evening of performance is the perfect way to warm yourself up and get in gear for the festive season.