As always we’ve been scouring what’s on to find the best of the capital for a tenner or less. Here’s our favourite weekend fun.
Why not grab the kids and learn the art of rug making right in the heart of the East End?
Best of all the 90-minute workshop at the Museum of London Docklands is totally FREE. Just drop in!
Sat 26th Jan, sessions at 12pm & 2.30pm: Rug Making at Museum of London Docklands
Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, Hertsmere Road, E14 4AL
FREE – ages 5+. For more info click here
Here’s the perfect tonic to any lingering January blues; head to Waterloo for a weekend of FREE film screenings.
House of Vans Cinema: Feel Good Flicks is showing two films twice per day. Multi-award winning La La Land on Saturday and brilliant animation Up on Sunday. No need to book, just show up.
Sat 26th (3pm & 5.30pm) and Sun 27th Jan (2pm & 4pm) – House of Vans Cinema: Feel Good Flicks
House of Vans London, Arches 228-232, Station Approach Road, SE1 8SW
FREE – just show up. For more info click here
Here’s something historical – and a bit gruesome; join the English Civil War Society for a uniformed parade re-enacting the pre-beheading procession of Charles I.
Commemoration Of The Execution Of Charles Ist begins with a parade from St James’s Palace up Horse Guards Parade to Whitehall where the King was executed. The decades old tribute is FREE to watch and ends with a a wreath laying and service.
Sun 27th Jan, from 11am: Commemoration Of The Execution Of Charles Ist
Meet at St James’s Palace, Marlborough Road, SW1A 1BS
FREE – for more info click here
Need to do some sprucing up on a budget? (Or even if you’ve got piles of cash to burn!) Then make straight for Sunday’s Camden Vintage Furniture Flea.
Watch out for retro-ornaments, vintage chairs, repurposed tables and industrial lighting. Plus the occasional funky bit of bric-a-brac.
Sun 27th Jan, 11.30am – 4.30pm (early birds can enter from 10.30am): Camden Vintage Furniture Flea
Earlybird; £4 / Standard £2.50 / Under 16s go FREE
For more info and to buy tix – click here
Need more inspiration?
Last chance to see the spectacular Winter Lights and installations FREE in Canary Wharf
Explore the World of Addiction FREE at the Science Gallery
Check out some guest Spanish gins at Iberica’s Ginuary promotion
Celebrate Veganuary with FREE fries when you order a Biff & Chip Butty in Shoreditch
Get a half price main at Pizza Pilgrims, provided you can prove you’ve walked 10,000 steps that day!