Things To Do In London for Under £20

Rumour has it that London isn't a cheap place in which to have fun, and rumour has it that we're here to prove otherwise. Whether you're hankering after top cocktail deals, looking for something quirky to try or bounding after the next big club night, we've got all your bases covered, and they're all affordable at that. Check out our recommendations for the best things to do under £20 in London. 

Last updated on 17th July 2018

6 events @ Wembley Park with 6 upcoming dates from 02 Aug 2018 until 27 Aug 2018

These art lessons are a steal, as you'll learn from acclaimed artists and makers in a series of workshops how to produce art on a large scale with flag making and wood carving across Wembley Park.

18 events @ Blues Kitchen Brixton with 18 upcoming dates from 20 Jul 2018 until 25 Aug 2018

You don't have to spend a bomb to take part in some of London's best nights out, as proved by party palace Blues Kitchen Brixton. The American spot serves up huge BBQ plates, whiskey-filled cocktails and regularly plays host to incredible swing and blues bands.

3 events @ The King's Head Member's Club with 3 upcoming dates starting on 07 Sep 2018

Join in one hell of an after-party as Gin House Burlesque return to Shoreditch secret The King's Head. Set in a wild member's club, the night will be unlike any other as showgirls and boys put on a show to dazzle and seduce, a live band will strike up and the party continues until 5am.

3 events @ 3 venues with 118 upcoming dates from 17 Jul 2018 until 31 Aug 2018

Try virtual reality without forking out a fortune for a headset at one of three London pubs, as VR Concept brings a whole range of different immersive virtual reality experiences for an evening like no other.

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Various dates

This is a bargain if we've ever heard them: not only do you get a night of amazing swing and jive music played by a selection of amazing live bands, but you also get a beginner's dance lesson and drinks at inexpensive prices.

@ Cargo on Every Thursday

Throwback Thursday isn't just for Instagram, it's for parties as well! Join Cargo as they play all the Old School Hip Hop, R&B and everything in between and dive deep into a real nostalgia fest. With DJ Daniel Pozzebon on the decks and Cargo as your venue, it's bound to be a big night.   

1 events @ Elsted Village Hall with 1 upcoming dates starting on 24 Jul 2018

Expect to be amazed and stunned by what the Pop Up Opera has to offer this year. Turning conventional opera on its head, each performance will take place in unusual sites and quirky spaces across the UK. The group will be hosting two different plays through out the year - Il Matrimonio Segreto from the late 18th century and the well-known story of Hansel & Gretel - with each performance perfectly marrying old with new. Trust us, this is one event you don't want to miss out on.

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@ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on Various dates

Want the Church gospel experience but don't want to pay for the donation? Get yourself down to Gospeloke and you'll be able to experience karaoke with the backing of a full gospel choir! And if that somehow doesn't interest you, there will be euphoric sing-a-longs, team harmonies and awards for everything from Best Confessional to Best Solo Performance.

2 events @ 2 venues with 80 upcoming dates from 17 Jul 2018 until 03 Sep 2019

With tickets starting from £6, Laugh Train Home at People's Park Tavern in Hackney and Four Thieves in Battersea is one hell of a weekly event Taking place on weekdays, head to either pub for a night of hilarious stand-up, past acts have included Reginald D Hunter and Seann Walsh.

@ Barhopping UK on Various dates

Not boasting too many pennies come the end of the month and looking to save a few more? Then it's right about time you hopped aboard the most affordable bar crawl in London. Join BarHopping not only for drinks deals and free shots, there's free pizza to boot. 

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2 events @ 2 venues with 37 upcoming dates from 17 Jul 2018 until 22 Aug 2018

Who says canal cruises are expensive? Join this barge as you sail from Number 90 Bar to Granary Square, and along the way you can enjoy the Hackney Wick sights and a complimentary rum cocktail.

5 events @ Top Secret Comedy Club with 250 upcoming dates starting on 18 Jul 2018

Some people pay through the nose for comedy in London, but that doesn't mean it's always good. Join Top Secret Comedy Club for one of the most affordable comedy events in London as you get familiar with some of the best stand up names in the city.

2 events @ 2 venues with 100 upcoming dates from 17 Jul 2018 until 04 Sep 2018

Handmade Mysteries create twisted escape rooms for people looking for a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience. Based in London's finest drinking establishments, your game host will introduce your team to a series of bizarre contraptions and mysterious misfits. Will you win and cry for joy? Or lose, and just cry? 

8 events @ 2 venues with 8 upcoming dates from 18 Jul 2018 until 19 Nov 2018

Speed dating events don't have to cost an arm and a leg: get down to a Speed Date Changed my Life for a light-hearted and relaxed environment to meet single, creative people.

@ Barhopping UK on Every Thursday from 23rd August

For just £10, you can take part in one of London's biggest student bar crawls. Starting at Soho Zebranos in Central London, the bar crawl will take London's students across the capital, visiting a handful of late night bars and clubs. If that wasn't enough, guests will also be treated to free shots and free pizza when they arrive at the first bar. 

10 events @ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club with 62 upcoming dates starting on 18 Jul 2018

Nowhere else in London will you get this quality of music for less than £20. The Toulouse Lautrec jazz club offer some of the best music from up-and-coming artists to established legends, from genres spanning jazz to soul funk, French Chanson to Latin Salsa. While you're at it, why not have a glass of their French and New World wines while feasting on delicious French food?