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Cheap 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 the very best affordable events, activities and experience this fun city has to offer. Well, like music to your ears, here lies a nifty little low-down of cheap things to do in London.
With tickets from just £2, That's Drag Bingo is without a doubt one of London's best cheap events. Head up to Barnet's The Red Lion where Orange Gina, Ariel Bold and Magik (with a k) are ready and waiting to provide you with hilarious jokes and the chance to lip-sync for a drink.
For just £3 a ticket (yup - you read that right) you can enjoy brand spanking new material from the newest and brightest talents on the stand up circuit at Comedy In Your Eye. The Camden eye hosts this night of belly laughs and beers every Wednesday or at one-off events.
If you've been to Four Thieves, then you already know it's one of the best activity bars in Battersea. But were you aware that it also has a brand-spanking-new entertainment space that's simply perfect for karaoke? Head here for birthdays, catch-up drinks and general merriment.
Spend an evening watching a hilarious lineup of seasoned comics and talented up-and-comers at Laugh Train Home, a brilliant comedy club in London. Catch names such as Rhys James, Jen Brister and Jack Barry for the wallet-friendly price of £7.
Southern Hospitality are hosting some of the very best cheap and cheerful nights out in London. Whether you feel like belting out karaoke rap tunes or dancing until dawn to RnB classics, these massive parties are not to be missed.
As they say, there ain't no party like a Bubba Oasis party. Not only does this bash feel like you're in your best mate's living room, but it also only costs you a tenner to get in. Think fruity cocktails and the best old school hip hop or RnB classics.
Plant Based Events Co is holding its award-winning night market yet again on the 9th of March. Not only will there be a hand-picked selection of the city's best vegan traders, offering everything from food and drink to clothes and beauty, but there will also be a vibes-ing DJ.
The Richmond Club on Kew Road is a firm choice if you're looking for top-notch entertainment. This much-loved venue is touting an awesome comedy night from some of the best performers in the biz, all while whipping up mouthwatering snacks or bespoke drinks.
If you and your mates are looking for a bit of a challenge, The Greatest Soho Pub Quiz is one not to miss. Along with a killer host Quiz Dog, you'll get the chance to win epic prizes and tip back discounted drinks.
One of the best bars in Camden, this pizza and prosecco-fuelled venue offers a great mix of events. Looking for cheap things to do in London? This place will have you swooning over themed afternoon teas and arty club nights without leaving a hole in your wallet.
When it comes to affordable group nights out in London, few places are as fun as Brixton Courtyard. Providing massive club nights in a socially distanced setting, this sand-covered hangout is one fun place to party with your pals this summer.
Looking for cheap date night ideas? Plonk offers budding golf aficionados the chance to tee off for just £5. Simply nab a couple of off-peak tickets and you can take on these impressive crazy golf courses across the city for yourselves.
Fancy having a good ol' time without breaking the bank? Coupette has you covered. Head to Bethnal Green for budget-friendly drinks from classic cocktails to spirits in their sultry, dimly-lit setting.
Entry to Midnight Apothecary's pop-up roof garden bar, which includes an optional tour of the Brunel Museum's Thames Tunnel Shaft, will set you back only £8. From there, you can dig into s'mores and hot toddies around the fire pit, or nab the venue's famous botanical cocktails.
A proper pub in Highbury & Islington, The Horatia boasts an exciting calendar of affordable events, from dedicated vinyl nights on a Friday to Wednesday quizzes. Whether music, sport or trivia is your pastime of choice, this place has it.
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 club night is taking over London's coolest spaces for their huge hip hop nights, and best of all, you can always afford to join in with the fun.
Searching for free and cheap things going on in London? Check out Sky Garden for their morning yoga classes if you're looking to stretch while admiring panoramic views of the city. Or you can opt for the venue's music-themed nights so you can have a cocktail while jamming out to tunes.
Cheap things to do in London don't come any better than a night of laughs in a London pub. Head to Comedy Downstairs at The Shakespeare and you'll be treated to some of the best comedians in the biz, with plenty of affordable drinks to boot.
If you're looking for cheap things to do in Central London, head over to the Covent Garden Social Club where they'll be bringing you a stunning lineup of top-notch comedians every Tuesday night. Tickets come in at just £12 and you'll be able to catch as many as four big name acts.
Taking place at Looking Glass Cocktail Club on Friday nights, Ginger's Big Drag Bingo will have you facing-off with other revellers in the hope of winning big prizes. Get your dabbers ready for a night of fun and frolicking with one of the city's best drag queens.
Ready for a themed quiz night on Bermondsey Street? Quiz & Fizz are hosting an epic evening of delicious drink deals and some trivia that'll surely have you stumped. Get into groups of up to six people for as little as £5 per entry and a welcome glass of bubbles.
Just £9.50 nabs you a table and your first drink at The Chocolate Cocktail Club, a delectable den of truly indulgent tipples and treats. Use the likes of Toblerone and Terry's Chocolate Orange-inspired concoctions to wash down light bites or cake.
The Five Points Brewing Co is inviting you to join them for their brilliant beer-fuelled events in East London, which all happen to be free. While some have DJs and focus on guest beers, whatever goings-on you choose, you'll get to nurse tasty Green Hop pints.
With tickets from just £5, these epic parties are taking over iconic London clubs to bring you nights out to remember. Join the Hashtag team across the city for themed blowouts, including circus events at Tiger Tiger, Freshers mixers and a big reopening bash on the 21st June.
For £15, you can embark on a unique Bomb Disposal mission around London - the most unique of treasure hunt-style games.Rrace against the clock to solve riddles and codes sent directly to yours phones, all throughout a thrilling tale.
With tickets from just £10, these events are not only fun and uplifting, but they're purse-friendly. Expect to see some of London's 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.
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.
Want to have a little fun without breaking the bank? Then check out London Craft Oktoberfest, at venues spanning from Elephant & Castle to Mayfair. Expect German-style beers from around 10 local craft breweries, followed by dance-worthy live entertainment.
If you want to take part in a quirky activity that won't break the bank, Neon Naked Life Drawing is the event for you. The affordable art class will have you playing with neon paints and letting out your creativity in a fun, welcoming setting.
With tickets from just £10, this quirky pop-up jazz club is bringing together live music, cheap drinks and dance lessons in one fun package. Head over to Newington Green where the swinging specialists will be showing you how to Lindy Hop with the best of them.
From as little as £12 a ticket, you could get your Thursday started with a massive night out in London. Expect to find a mecca of classic tunes, table dancing and fun games from Agency Unknown, the minds behind Musical Bingo, The Comedy House Party and Last Man Standing.
5 minutes walk from Kentish Town Station, you'll find Sunday Shtick Comedy on every week at the Rose and Crown. Not only does this one have rave reviews, including of MC Craig Smalls, but the lineup also mixes pro comics trying out new material with up-and-coming stars.
If you're after a wallet-friendly activity in the city, be sure to check out Giddy Aunt Improv. Taking place at 2Northdown in King's Cross, this fabulous event will be based completely on the audience's suggestions. Think every song, scene or joke is completely impromptu. Sign us up.
Entertainment Golf is one of the best things to do in London on a budget. Transporting you to some of the world's most famous courses, this high-tech driving range will have you teeing off while overlooking the city's iconic skyline, enjoying bites to eat at the onsite restaurant and getting competitive without breaking the bank.