Free Events in London

These events are either free or parts of them are free!

Please note
On bank holidays and Sundays some events may not be open, please check with the official websites/organisers before planning your trip.

Sport
4TheFans - England v Croatia: A Brand New Sporting Experience for Euro 2020
Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, London
Sunday 14th June 2020
Family
A New Species
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Tuesday 7th April 2020
Exhibitions
Abstract exhibition, LOOKING UP, lands at Canary Wharf
Lobby of One Canada Square and across the Canary Wharf estate
Monday 16th March 2020 to Friday 26th June 2020
Sport
Adidas City Runs In Partnership With Portland And Delta Air Lines
St. Paul's Churchyard, London
Sunday 5th April 2020
Art
After Empire: Photographing Britain and the World
Tate Britain, Millbank, London
Tuesday 30th June 2020 to Sunday 27th September 2020
Pop Up
Afternoon Poems: Lines Written in Early Spring
Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
Sunday 12th April 2020
Art
Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe
Arcade at Bush House, South Wing, Strand
Monday 16th March 2020 to Friday 22nd May 2020
Art
All The Days And Nights
Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, 533 Old York Road, Wandsworth
Friday 28th February 2020 to Saturday 9th May 2020
Art
Anatomy Art Show
Viva Dalston, 2 Stoke Newington Road, London
Saturday 4th April 2020 to Saturday 18th April 2020
Art
Andy Warhol
Tate Modern, Bankside, London
Thursday 12th March 2020 to Sunday 6th September 2020
Family
Art Camp: Heads, Bodies and Legs (6-9 years)
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London
Friday 10th April 2020
Family
Art Sundays
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road, London
Sunday 5th April 2020
Family
Art Sundays
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road, London
Sunday 12th April 2020
Family
Art Sundays
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road, London
Sunday 19th April 2020
Art
Artist and Society: A virtual exhibition from the Tate Modern
Tate Modern, Bankside, London
Saturday 28th March 2020 to Thursday 31st December 2020
Art
Artist Rooms: Ed Ruscha
Tate Modern, Bankside, London
Saturday 28th March 2020 to Thursday 31st December 2020
Art
Aubrey Beardsley
Tate Britain, Millbank, London
Wednesday 4th March 2020 to Monday 25th May 2020
Exhibitions
BAFTA: Behind the Screens
BAFTA Piccadilly, 194 Piccadilly, London
Tuesday 17th September 2019 to Friday 17th September 2021
Around Town
Belsen and the British
The National Archives, Bessant Drive, Kew
Friday 1st May 2020
Walks & Tours
Bluebell Walk 2020
Cudham Recreation Ground, Cudham Lane South, Kent
Sunday 3rd May 2020
Art
British Baroque: Power and Illusion
Tate Britain, Millbank, London
Tuesday 4th February 2020 to Sunday 19th April 2020
Around Town
Buckingham Palace Summer Opening
Buckingham Palace, London
Saturday 25th July 2020 to Sunday 4th October 2020
Music
Buttoned Down Disco
Fest Camden. Camden Stables Market, London
Saturday 2nd May 2020
Music
Buttoned Down Disco
Fest Camden. Camden Stables Market, London
Saturday 6th June 2020
Food
Cake International on Tour
Excel, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London
Friday 24th April 2020 to Saturday 25th April 2020
Festivals
Canalway Cavalcade
Little Venice (between Blomfield Road, Warwick Avenue and Warwick Crescent)
Saturday 2nd May 2020 to Sunday 3rd May 2020
Art
Cao Fei: Blueprints
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London
Wednesday 4th March 2020 to Sunday 17th May 2020
Art
Chaiya Art Awards 2020, Affordable Art Fair – Winners Exhibition
OXO Gallery, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank London
Friday 10th April 2020 to Sunday 19th April 2020
Exhibitions
Chihuly
Sims Reed Gallery, 43A Duke Street, St. James’s, London
Wednesday 25th March 2020 to Friday 1st May 2020
Art
Chords Of Light
Paddington Central
Monday 25th November 2019 to Friday 6th November 2020
Around Town
Christmas Lights Switch-on at Merchant Square
Floating Pocket Park, Merchant Square, Paddington Basin, London
Wednesday 4th December 2019 to Friday 4th December 2020
Around Town
Chromotherapy Christmas - Eccleston Yards, Belgravia
Eccleston Yards, Eccleston Place, Belgravia, London
Thursday 28th November 2019 to Friday 11th December 2020
Art
Collection of signed limited edition Bob Dylan graphics to be unveiled in London gallery
Castle Fine Art, 42 South Molton Street, London
Friday 17th May 2019 to Sunday 17th May 2020
Exhibitions
Concealed Histories: Uncovering the Story of Nazi Looting
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Sunday 6th December 2020 to Sunday 10th January 2021
Art
Copy That? Surplus Data in an Age of Repetitive Duplication
Open Data Institute, 65 Clifton Street, 3rd Floor, London
Wednesday 5th February 2020 to Tuesday 30th June 2020
Exhibitions
Cosmati Floor and Wax Fruit
Huxley-Parlour Gallery, 3-5 Swallow Street, Mayfair, London
Thursday 19th March 2020 to Saturday 18th April 2020
Exhibitions
Costume
National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank, London
Friday 4th October 2019 to Saturday 27th June 2020
Art
Czech Image
Czech Centre London, 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London
Friday 24th January 2020 to Wednesday 15th April 2020
Family
Easter Egg Marbling
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Wednesday 8th April 2020
Family
Easter Extravaganza
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Palace Rd, Westminster, London
Saturday 11th April 2020 to Monday 13th April 2020
Family
Easter Family Cycling
David Weir Leisure Centre, Middleton Road, Carshalton
Wednesday 8th April 2020
Family
Easter Family Cycling
David Weir Leisure Centre, Middleton Road, Carshalton
Wednesday 15th April 2020
Family
Easter Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt
Hampton Court Palace, East Molesley
Saturday 4th April 2020 to Sunday 19th April 2020
Family
Family Activities
WWT London Wetland Centre Queen Elizabeths Walk, Barnes
Saturday 4th April 2020 to Sunday 19th April 2020
Family
Family Day: 'Freckled nest-eggs thou shalt see...'
Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead
Sunday 19th April 2020
Workshops & Talks
Family Day: Imagine With Us Featured
British Library, 96 Euston Road, London
Sunday 14th June 2020
Family
Family Festival: Topsy Turvy Day
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London
Sunday 19th April 2020
Family
Family Friday: All Together Now
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London
Friday 29th May 2020
Family
Family Friday: Surreal Sculptures
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London
Friday 17th April 2020
Workshops & Talks
Family Takeover: Make and Create
British Library, 96 Euston Road, London
Saturday 16th May 2020
Workshops & Talks
Family Workshop: Explore Architecture!
British Library, 96 Euston Road, London
Saturday 20th June 2020
Workshops & Talks
Family Workshop: Sound Sculptures
British Library, 96 Euston Road, London
Thursday 16th April 2020
Exhibitions
Firsts London's Rare Book Fair
Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London
Friday 5th June 2020 to Sunday 7th June 2020
Food
Foodies Festival
Syon Park, London Road, Wandsworth, Brentford, London
Saturday 23rd May 2020 to Monday 25th May 2020
Theatre
Free Playback Impro show. You bring your stories @ADSPlaysback
The Chapel ( behind Gallery Cafe) St Margarets House, 21 Old Ford Road, London
Thursday 18th June 2020
Sport
Free Yoga And Coffee With Little Creatures Brewing
Little Creatures, 1 Lewis Cubitt Walk, Kings Cross, London
Friday 26th July 2019 to Sunday 26th July 2020
Around Town
Get out in the Garden with the RHS
RHS Lindley Hall, Elverton Street, London
Sunday 1st March 2020 to Wednesday 30th September 2020
Exhibitions
Graham Martin | Soon It Would Be Too Hot.
West Norwood Library & Picturehouse, 1-5 Norwood High Street, London
Saturday 25th January 2020 to Friday 24th April 2020
Exhibitions
Grand Designs Live Featured
Grand Designs Live, Excel, Royal Victoria Dock, London
Saturday 22nd August 2020 to Monday 31st August 2020
Sales & Retail
Hackney Preloved Vintage Kilo
Round Chapel, 1D Glenarm Road, London
Sunday 5th April 2020
Music
Hullaba Zoom the Roof - online choir
100 London Road, London
Wednesday 8th April 2020
Exhibitions
Humanæ
Migration Museum, Lewisham Shopping Centre, London
Friday 14th February 2020 to Sunday 31st May 2020
Exhibitions
Inner Landscapes - the beauty that insects thrive on
Lauderdale House Highgate Hill, London
Wednesday 1st April 2020 to Monday 27th April 2020
Art
Johanna Melvin Exhibition
William Road Gallery, 7-9 William Road, London
Thursday 27th February 2020 to Thursday 30th April 2020
Family
Kids Visit Free this Easter at ICE BAR London
Ice Bar, 31 - 33 Heddon Street, London
Sunday 29th March 2020 to Friday 17th April 2020
Family
Kids World Funfair
Valentines Park
Saturday 28th March 2020 to Sunday 10th May 2020
Art
Learn how to draw a self-portrait: A young person's guide
National Portrait Gallery, St Martins Place, London
Wednesday 18th March 2020 to Thursday 31st December 2020
Around Town
Learn to jive or tango in your pants Featured
Surviving lockdown: things to do at home!
Sunday 1st March 2020 to Monday 1st March 2021
Art
Live Art Now 2020
ArtsOne Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London
Monday 6th April 2020
Festivals
London Coffee Festival 2020
Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields London
Thursday 2nd April 2020 to Sunday 5th April 2020
Family
Make and use a nature journal
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Tuesday 24th March 2020 to Friday 31st July 2020
Festivals
Meltdown Festival
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London
Friday 12th June 2020 to Sunday 21st June 2020
Art
Michael Morpurgo: Lucky Button Day | Art Workshop
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Sunday 26th April 2020
Exhibitions
Modern times with Sinta Tantra
Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, 2 Melior Place, London
Friday 20th March 2020 to Sunday 17th May 2020
Sales & Retail
Mum2mum market baby and children’s nearly new sale Wimbledon
Ricards Lodge High School. Lake Road. Wimbledon
Saturday 2nd May 2020
Sales & Retail
Mum2mum market baby and children’s nearly new sale Wimbledon
Ricards Lodge High School. Lake Road. Wimbledon
Saturday 20th June 2020
Sales & Retail
Mum2mum market baby and children’s nearly new sale Wimbledon
Ricards Lodge High School. Lake Road. Wimbledon
Saturday 12th September 2020
Sales & Retail
Mum2Mum Market STREATHAM
The Parish Church of Immanuel & St. Andrew, 452 Streatham High Road, London
Saturday 25th April 2020
Sales & Retail
Mum2Mum Market STREATHAM
The Parish Church of Immanuel & St. Andrew, 452 Streatham High Road, London
Saturday 6th June 2020
Sales & Retail
Mum2Mum Market STREATHAM
The Parish Church of Immanuel & St. Andrew, 452 Streatham High Road, London
Saturday 19th September 2020
Sales & Retail
Mum2Mum Market STREATHAM
The Parish Church of Immanuel & St. Andrew, 452 Streatham High Road, London
Saturday 24th October 2020
Sales & Retail
Mum2Mum Market STREATHAM
The Parish Church of Immanuel & St. Andrew, 452 Streatham High Road, London
Saturday 21st November 2020
Family
Mum2mum Nearly New Market BEXLEY
Falconwood Community Centre, 31-39 Falconwood Parade, Welling
Saturday 2nd May 2020
Family
Mum2mum Nearly New Market BEXLEY
Falconwood Community Centre, 31-39 Falconwood Parade, Welling
Saturday 6th June 2020
Family
Mum2mum Nearly New Market BEXLEY
Falconwood Community Centre, 31-39 Falconwood Parade, Welling
Saturday 26th September 2020
Family
Mum2mum Nearly New Market BEXLEY
Falconwood Community Centre, 31-39 Falconwood Parade, Welling
Saturday 7th November 2020
Exhibitions
Mushrooms: The Art, Design And Future Of Fungi
Somerset House, Strand, London
Friday 31st January 2020 to Sunday 26th April 2020
Exhibitions
No Comply: Skate Culture And The Community
Somerset House, Strand, London
Thursday 11th June 2020 to Tuesday 18th August 2020
Premiere & Showbiz
No Time To Die - London Film Premiere
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Thursday 12th November 2020
Art
Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium
Drawing Room, 1-27 Rodney Place, London
Thursday 26th March 2020 to Sunday 14th June 2020
Exhibitions
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Friday 1st May 2020 to Saturday 6th February 2021
Art
Photo London
Somerset House, Strand, London
Thursday 14th May 2020 to Sunday 17th May 2020
Music
Piano Recital with Uriel Pascucci
St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, 60 St Giles High Street, London
Friday 15th May 2020
Art
Picasso Ceramics at Huxley-Parlour Gallery in London
Huxley-Parlour Gallery, 3-5 Swallow Street, London
Wednesday 18th March 2020 to Thursday 30th April 2020
Family
Planet Play at Easter
Chickenshed Theatre, 290 Chase Side, Cockfosters, London
Tuesday 14th April 2020 to Friday 17th April 2020
Festivals
Pub in the Park 2020!
Dulwich Park, London
Friday 3rd July 2020 to Sunday 5th July 2020
Exhibitions
Public Health Virtual Learning Exhibition
Science Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Sunday 1st March 2020 to Thursday 31st December 2020
Art
Quentin Blake Commissioned Art Work
Science Museum
Friday 19th October 2018 to Thursday 1st October 2020
Family
RBC Race for the Kids 2020
Hyde Park, London
Saturday 10th October 2020
Exhibitions
Read, Watch & Listen with the Barbican
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London
Sunday 1st March 2020 to Thursday 31st December 2020
Art
Reflections of an Artist: Madeline Green, 1884-1947
Gunnersbury Park & Museum, Popes Lane, London
Tuesday 11th February 2020 to Monday 25th May 2020
Workshops & Talks
Relaxed Early Opening for Families
British Library, 96 Euston Road, London
Sunday 17th May 2020
Exhibitions
Rethreading and Retracing: Textiles & Techniques by Bita Ghezelayagh
Aga Khan Centre Gallery, 10 Handyside Street, London
Thursday 27th February 2020 to Sunday 3rd May 2020
Exhibitions
Room to Breathe
Migration Museum, Lewisham Shopping Centre, London
Friday 14th February 2020 to Sunday 27th September 2020
Exhibitions
Rory Lewis: Selah - Celebrity Portrait Exhibition
Wex Photo Video Gallery, 37-39 Commercial Road, London
Friday 3rd April 2020 to Thursday 30th April 2020
Art
Roy's Art Fair
Bargehouse, Barge House St, Oxo Tower Wharf, South
Thursday 2nd April 2020 to Sunday 5th April 2020
Art
Rubens: Reuniting the Great Landscapes
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London
Wednesday 20th May 2020 to Sunday 13th September 2020
Exhibitions
Saatchi Gallery Welcomes Artists-in-residence To Respond To Tutankhamun
Saatchi Gallery Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road Chelsea, London
Saturday 2nd November 2019 to Sunday 3rd May 2020
Family
Samsung Digital Discovery Centre at The British Museum
The British Museum, Bloomsbury, London
Wednesday 18th September 2019 to Friday 18th September 2020
Exhibitions
Sarah Jane Moon | Queer
West Norwood Library & Picturehouse, 1-5 Norwood High Street, London
Saturday 11th January 2020 to Friday 10th April 2020
Exhibitions
Sharif Persaud: Have You Ever Had
Autograph, Rivington Place, London
Friday 28th February 2020 to Saturday 23rd May 2020
Food
Show Us Ya Buns challenge
Cowcross Yards
Friday 27th March 2020 to Sunday 12th April 2020
Workshops & Talks
Simon Mole workshop: Talking with Trees
Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead
Friday 17th April 2020
Exhibitions
Slices of Time Emmanuelle Moureaux
The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, Greenwich Peninsula, London
Wednesday 5th February 2020 to Friday 17th April 2020
Art
Solitude, a virtual exhibition
Online
Thursday 2nd April 2020 to Friday 17th April 2020
Pop Up
SoLo Craft Fair: Dulwich Spring Market
St. Barnabas Parish Hall, Dulwich Village, London
Saturday 25th April 2020
Festivals
Spitalfields Music Festival 2020
Christ Church, Spitalfields
Wednesday 24th June 2020 to Sunday 28th June 2020
Sales & Retail
Spring Fabric Sale
Marvic Textiles Ltd. Unit 3 Westpoint Trading Estate, Alliance Road, Acton, London
Thursday 30th April 2020 to Friday 1st May 2020
Festivals
St George's Day
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London
Saturday 18th April 2020
Workshops & Talks
Taking Back Power: Mapping Out Care
Free Word, 60 Farringdon Road, London
Wednesday 15th April 2020
Theatre
Tales from the Round Table
Chickenshed, 290 Chase Side, London
Tuesday 14th April 2020 to Sunday 19th April 2020
Exhibitions
Technicolour Malaise
15 Bateman Street, Soho, London
Thursday 16th April 2020 to Saturday 18th April 2020
Around Town
TECHSPO London 2020
Sofitel Heathrow, Terminal 5 London Heathrow Airport, Wallis Road
Thursday 3rd September 2020 to Friday 4th September 2020
Exhibitions
The Blue Paradox
Exhibition London
Friday 3rd April 2020 to Saturday 11th April 2020
Art
The Creative Craft Show
Excel, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London
Friday 24th April 2020 to Saturday 25th April 2020
Exhibitions
The Future of Craft
Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London
Thursday 30th April 2020 to Sunday 3rd May 2020
Family
The Great Shoreditch Easter Egg Hunt
Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London
Saturday 11th April 2020
Exhibitions
The House With Only An Attic And A Basement
One Paved Court, Richmond
Wednesday 25th March 2020 to Sunday 12th April 2020
Social & Dating
The HUMEN Space
15 Bateman Street, Soho, London
Monday 6th May 2019 to Thursday 6th May 2021
Art
The National Gallery Online Tour
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London
Sunday 1st March 2020 to Thursday 31st December 2020
Theatre
The Passion of Jesus
Online
Friday 10th April 2020
Exhibitions
To the Edge of the World and back to their Roots
Vitrinka Gallery, Embassy of the Czech Republic, 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London
Friday 20th March 2020 to Sunday 31st May 2020
Exhibitions
Tribute Ink
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
Friday 31st January 2020 to Friday 17th April 2020
Exhibitions
Tribute Ink: The Powerful Stories Behind Military Tattoos
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
Friday 31st January 2020 to Friday 17th April 2020
Art
Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin
Watts Gallery- Artist Village, Down Lane
Tuesday 10th March 2020 to Sunday 31st May 2020
Sport
Virgin Money London Marathon
Blackheath Park/ Greenwich Common to The Mall
Sunday 4th October 2020
Exhibitions
We Are Here - Photographing Waltham Forest Windrush Residents
Vestry House Museum, Vestry Road, London
Thursday 5th March 2020 to Sunday 1st November 2020
Around Town
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Friday 18th October 2019 to Sunday 31st May 2020
Art
Wimbledon Art Fair
Wimbledon Art Studios, 10 Riverside Yard, London
Thursday 14th May 2020 to Sunday 17th May 2020
Exhibitions
With Love
The National Archives, Bessant Drive, Kew
Friday 14th February 2020 to Sunday 5th July 2020
Exhibitions
With Love Featured
The National Archives, Bessant Drive, Kew
Friday 14th February 2020 to Sunday 5th July 2020
Art
Zoobs Ansari's Insanity Fair
Elephant West, 62 Wood Lane, London
Friday 13th March 2020 to Thursday 9th April 2020
Pop Up
“There is no incurable!” A path to health for body and soul. International Lecture.
Columbia Hotel, 95-99 Lancaster Gate, Bayswater
Monday 20th April 2020



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