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Things to do in London for free

The City is Ours at the Museum of London

An exhibition examining the rise of the modern city, the challenges they face and the solutions of the future.

A Guide to London for Book Lovers

London Calling's indispensable guide to literary London

all in: the mind at House of Vans

An exhibition shining a light on mental health

This Week August 14-20

Mid-August cultural treats to keep you going.

MA Fine Art Graduate Show 2017

The City and Guilds of London Art School's MA Fine Art Graduate Show 2017

14 September 2017 – 17 September 2017

Saatchi, ISelf and I

Two exhibitions of Self-Expression at the Saatchi and Whitechapel Galleries

A Guide to London's Famous Homes

Visit the homes of some of the finest creative and scientific minds the world has known.

Top 5: Urban Oases in London

Our favourite green havens nestled in the heart of the urban sprawl.

Banknote Detective

Banknote Detectives is a free family activity running all summer at the Bank of England Museum

24 July 2017 – 1 September 2017

The Best Music in London this August

This month the streets are alive with the sound of music.

Summer at Westminster Abbey

Explore the wealth of activities taking place this summer at Westminster Abbey

1 August 2017 – 13 September 2017

The Best Films in London this August

London Calling's pick of August's film screenings.

This Week July 31 – August 6

A cultural look at the week ahead.

Best Family Events in London this August

London Calling round up August's top family attractions.

National Theatre River Stage 2017

London Callng takes a look at the annual free festival on the Southbank.

Exhibition: Secrets of the Movies

This free, interactive family exhibition is packed with artwork, performance and workshops

10 August 2017 – 24 August 2017

Looking for free cultural events and activities taking place in London? We can all agree that London has the best arts and culture scene in the world. But that much inspiration comes at a price, and the costs can really stack up. Everyone loves a freebie, and we’re no different! That’s why we’re always on the lookout for unique, intriguing and exciting free things to do in London, in all parts of the city. Have a browse to find the latest fix that won’t leave a dent on your wallet – and remember; being economical with your money doesn’t have to mean missing out on London's best events, attractions and exhibitions!