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 20th October 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Elgin in West London is putting on a brilliant night of team fun as they host their interactive quiz. Join the pub for group challenges, open mic and trivia.
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.
From being angry with dad to chasing boys, Diary Days is the hilarious event that reads from teenage diaries. Head to the Book Club in Shoreditch to hear the most funny and embarrassing.
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.
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.
This is your chance to catch internet sensation Cassetteboy at the Prince of Wales as they bring ther satirical wit to the Prince of Wales.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For only £5 you could enjoy a night of live music at The Princes of Wales in Brixton, as Natalie Duncan brings her enchanting melodies to the pub.
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.
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.
Kick your weekend off early at The Colombian in Elephant and Castle. The fun-time bar is spicing up your weekdays with a delicious medley of Latin music and cocktails, with prices starting from £3.
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 only £5, you could spend the evening stuffing yourself with charcuterie, fine wine and enjoying drink deals as Nape head north to Mayfair.
Feel empowered, entertained and uplifted at Beautiful, where live music, poetry and testimony are used to celebrate black British, African and Caribbean excellence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you want to have maximum fun for minimum expenditure, this London karaoke night is the only place to be. Featuring free Morley's chicken, free candyfloss and free face-painting, it's an event you can really get your money's worth out of.
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!
With Submotion Orchestra's Taz Modi producing the soundscape, this re-imagining of Mary Shelley's classic novel is anything but old fashioned. Wander around the rooms of the Westminster Reference Library and be immersed in the world of Victor Frankenstein for one London's cheapest Halloween events.
With tickets starting from £6, you don't have to break the bank this Halloween. Join The Big Chill House for a night of fancy dress, craft beer, cinema and silliness.
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.
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.
Having conquered the festival scene and taking over the best clubs, Bugged out is heading to The Social in central London for a weekly Little Bugger. Join the club as they party with Lemmy Ashton, Johnno and surprise guests every Thursday.