Cheap and Free Things To Do in London

'Broke as a joke' is a phrase that gets thrown around on the reg in London; everybody feels it, everybody knows the pain and even if you're lucky enough to have money, it doesn't last for long. If only there was a place where you could find all of the best things to do in this glorious city on the cheap. Well, like music to your poor ears, here lies a nifty little low down of all the things to do in London for less or for free. From events to comedy shows and club nights - these are the best cheap and free places to go in London. Bon appetit.

Last updated on 22nd September 2020




After cheap activities in London? Head to either Soho or Shoreditch where Ballie Ballerson is offering you entry from as little as £7.50, as well as themed cocktails, giant ball pits and even bottomless brunch starting from £20. What more could you want?

@ The Four Thieves on Sunday 4th October 2020 and 5 other Sundays

Head on over to The Four Thieves in Battersea this September for a cheap night out that involves wholesome (and slightly competitive) fun, with discounted drinks throughout the event. That's right, So Board are back with their tip top selection of classic games to have a crack at. 

  London Pub Crawl Experience!

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@ Barhopping UK | Meeting point: Ruby Blue on Various dates from Friday 25th September 2020

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BarHopping is kind of like most great bar tours in London, except here you get free shots and a welcome drink at the first venue.  On the way you can expect further drink deals, welcome shots and queue jump, and advanced tickets are just £12.

Archer Street is a cool and quirky cocktail bar with locations in Soho and Clapham Junction, offering its guests a number of cheap and free things to do. If you're a Disney fan, you'll be more than pleased to hear these guys have a whole darn event dedicated to some of their best soundtracks. 

Chicken ‘n’ Beer

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With tickets starting from only £7, you can't get much better than Concrete. The Shoreditch spot is joining forces with Chicken N Beer for a night of special guest DJs spinning classic tunes, hip hop, trap, afrobeats and more all night long.

It's doesn't have to cost a bomb to party at some of the best places in London as Supa Dupa Fly proves. The legendary clubnight is taking over London's coolest spaces for their huge hip hop nights, and best of all, you will be able to afford it.

With tickets from just £10, these are not only incredibly fun and uplifting, but they are purse-friendly. Expect to see some of London's most iconic landmarks as you scour the streets, soundtracked by hits from the 70's to present day, there's even the occasional flash mob to enjoy along the way. 

For all you fiends that love a cheap night out in London, The Shoreditch Pub Crawl is the answer to all of your prayers. These guys are undoubtedly one of the biggest party collectives in East London dedicated to showing the best time, taking you to the best places and giving it you all for cheaper. #Heroes. 

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If you're after a weekly dose of light-hearted fun for mum, dad and the kids, then Big Fish Little Fish's family kitchen raves are for you. The live-streamed festivals will see you joining 300,000 other houses in prancing around your sitting room to electronic and jungle tunes.

The Grand

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The Grand in Clapham invites London's music lovers to their humble home for a celebration of 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, London events don't get cheaper and more cheerful than this. 

Laugh Train Home Events

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A night of outstanding comedians and comfortable pubbing sounds like just the sort of cheap thing to do in London that you'll be interested in. Laugh Train Home showcases some of the best rising stand-up talent in the UK as well as some of the biggest names on the circuit.

One of the best new spots in Camden, this pizza and prosecco-fuelled venue offers a great mix of events, from pancake parties to bingo nights.

The Old Queen's Head

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Grab the gang and put your noodles to the test at The Old Queen's Head's themed quiz. Your brilliant hot will test your TV knowledge, asking you about all the facts and trivia from Peep Show, Parks & Rec and It's Always Sunny - depending on which week you go.