Maybe it’s Halloween but you don’t have to be too scared to go out this fall, because broke. Here are the best free things to do in London this week, so you can get your cultural fix without breaking the bank.


V&A Friday Late: Snap

October 26, 6:00pm-10:00pm


This Friday Late, V&A are joined by i-D to explore how we capture moments in the digital age, with contemporary pieces of art, debate and live DJs.


Hitchcocktober: Psycho

October 26, 7:45pm-9:45pm

The Birds

Warm up for Halloween with a free screening of Hitchcock’s eerie Psycho at The Birds pub in Leytonstone, the iconic director’s birthplace. Free popcorn makes this even more of a bargain.


Knock Knock: Humour in Contemporary Art

September 22 – November 18

South London Gallery

KNOCK KNOCK at the South London Gallery focusses on the role of humour in contemporary art. Featuring work by thirty prominent artists, this Peckham exhibition will make you laugh – and learn.


Open House @ Camp Shoreditch

October 22 – 26

Camp Shoreditch

Camp Shoreditch opens its doors for a range of free events in its collaborative space. Register for free access to exciting talks, workshops and events.


Oscar Wilde Temple

October 3 – March 31

Studio Voltaire

The Oscar Wilde Temple is an immersive work of art that has been twenty years in the making. Designed by artists McDermott & McGough, the exhibition honours the writer as an icon of gay liberation.