Cheap Drinks and Plenty of Kitsch by Kings Cross Station

May 22

Cheap Drinks and Plenty of Kitsch by Kings Cross Station

After cheap drinks in a cool little place near Kings Cross station? Then look no further than Simmons. It’s been there 3 years but somehow I’ve only just discovered it. Tucked away between the restaurants and chicken shops on Caledonian Road (the Kings Cross end) you’ll find what looks like your Granny’s front room, decorated with kitsch...

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Free Brain Exhibition at the Wellcome Collection

May 06

Free Brain Exhibition at the Wellcome Collection

In need of some cerebral stimulation? Get yourself down to the Wellcome Collection, just opposite Euston station for Brains: the mind as matter. Its free and has a tantalising warning on the website… that the exhibition ‘contains objects and images that some may find disturbing, including medical specimens and surgical film sequences. It is intended for...

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Free Comedy on Broadway Market

Apr 30

Free Comedy on Broadway Market

Free comedy every Wednesday at Off Broadway on Broadway Market. Mid-week merriment courtesy of Words Words Words happens from 8 – 11pm and showcases both local and national talent. It’s advised to get down early as it’s not the biggest of venues. The Sun have just reviewed Roisin Conaty – who’ll be performing at Words on 16th May. In...

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Future Shorts Film Festival

Apr 16

Future Shorts Film Festival

Future Shorts Film Festival showcases global cinema. It’s in it’s second season, having debuted last autumn. Screenings have been taking place all around the globe, including in Russia, Finland, China and the UK, from March 1st – May 31st. This time around there’s 7 shorts in a range of styles from documentary to plasticine stop motion, all ‘infused...

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The Boat Race – Best places to watch it for free

Apr 03

The Boat Race – Best places to watch it for free

The 2012 Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge Universities is in its 158th year, having started back in 1829. This year it’s happening on Saturday 7th April, at 2.15pm. The outside nature of the race means there are loads of places to watch the boats go by for FREE. So all you need is some dry weather, a blanket and a bottle of something fizzy to have a great...

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Best Free London Sun Spots – The South Bank

Mar 12

Free outdoor sun spots in London are a great way to enjoy the outside without spending too much money – as long as the sun is shining! The South Bank near Royal Festival Hall is a great place to relax in the sun and take in the London sky line. Buy some food and drink from somewhere in the Southbank Centre, or from one of the stalls around the back of the main...

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