Cheap and free entertainment in London this week (8-12th of November 2017)

A new week has already begun, but one thing remains unchanged: after work, we want to get out somewhere, without causing any tangible damage to health and a purse . Of course, you can just go to the pub. But if you want to diversify your life, read on. We have prepared a selection of cheap and free entertainment in the capital.

Wednesday, November 8th.

Electronic trash. Broken phones, chargers, other equipment that is not used - all this must be put somewhere. Therefore, they will be at this exhibition. There will also be broadcasts, as well as speeches on the topic of environmental protection. V3 Gallery (Waterloo), until November 11th, free of charge.

100 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AB.

Musical groups festival. Support live musical performances and discover new music at the four-day festival. Different locations, until November 11th, all for free.

London, different locations.

Battersea Power Station. British photographer Adrian Houston combined dramatic photos and elements of the building at an exhibition dedicated to this station. Village Hall (Battersea), until November 12th, free of charge.

Studio 2, 12 Bourchier Street, London W1D 4HZ.

Short Films Night. Bar Shorts Film Club returns to the book club for BarMageddon II - a night of short films about the end of the world. Book Club (Shoreditch), 19: 00-23: 00, it is free, but you should make a reservation.

The Book Club 100-106 Leonard Street London.

Thursday, November 9th.

Book presentation. Author Helen Scales will talk about how the interview with David Attenborough at the presentation of his book "11 Explorations into Life on Earth" was conducted. Stanfords (Covent Garden), 18:30-19:45, £4, you need to reserve seats.

Stanfords 12-14 Long Acre Covent Garden WC2E 9LP.

Late tour. Walk around the National Portrait Gallery, paint with pencils at the master-class and take a photo in the pop-up studio dedicated to the 10th birthday of Queer Perspectives. National Portrait Gallery, 18:00-21:00, free of charge.

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, WC2H.

London Pechakucha night. Here you can hear stories that coffee lovers will like. Each speaker talks for 6 minutes on the topic "something is made". Allpress Dalston, 18:30-21:30, £ 1.

Allpress Dalston 55 Dalston Lane Dalston London E8 2NG.

Friday, November 10th.

Publishers Fair. Look at the books from 60 indie publishers, read and talk in the Small Publishers Fair. Conway Hall, 11:00-19:00, until November 11th, free of charge.

Conway Hall, London.

Christmas market. Talk to Santa and see different shows: cabaret, comedy, burlesque - every time a new event. Leicester Square, until January 6th, for free.

Leicester Square, London.

Saturday, November 11th.

Lord mayor`s show. This is a river masquerade, where you can join the procession of baths, toilets and everything else, and the culmination of the holiday will be fireworks show over the Thames. London, from 9:00 (fireworks at 17:15), free of charge.

London.

A walk. Learn more about the history of Hyde Park, from the function of the barnyard to the role of these places in world wars. Hyde Park, 10:30-12:00, £ 5, places need to be booked.

Hyde Park, London.

An amazing excursion. Learn more about the collection of the British Museum thanks to the Samsung Galaxy smartphone, which will guide you through messages in Whatsapp. There is nowhere more modern. British Museum, 11:00-16:00, free of charge.

Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG.

A day of weird. Do not hide your eccentricity, on the contrary, let your oddities free at this event, where you will be told city legends about meetings with fairies and spirits. North by Northwest (Islington), from 13:00, £ 5.

North by Northwest, 188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N 7BJ1.

Sunday, November 12th.

Family fun. Spend Sunday, creating art with local artists. Vestry House Museum (Walthamstow), 13:30-16:00, free of charge.

Vestry House Museum, Vestry Road, Walthamstow, E17 9NH.

Vintage dances. Dance cha-cha-cha with your children, jive - with grandfather, foxtrot with dad or a hot samba with a stranger. Poplar Union, 18:00-22:30, £ 5, you need to make a reservation.

2 Cotall St, Poplar, London E14 6TL.

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