Free And Cheap London Events: 23-29 June 2014

Interesting and weird issues to do for a fiver or much less this week. For extra concepts take a look at our Free & Cheap web page.

Tuyet Trinh Do, Fishing internet making in Mekong Delta, Vietnam, 2012. Part of Environmental Photographer of the Year exhibition. Details under

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<robust”>BRAZILIAN FESTIVAL: Joga Bola! Brazilian cultural pageant kicks off as we speak at Rich Mix in Shoreditch. The free pageant’s line-up consists of music and DJs from the UK, Brazil and Europe, artists on the forefront of the modern Brazilian scene, movie screenings, Brazilian tradition and World Cup soccer. See website for full programme. Free, till thirteen July

ART EXHIBITION: Guildhall Art Gallery celebrates the 120th anniversary of Tower Bridge with a devoted exhibition that includes portray, images and tasks from the time of the bridge’s development. Free, till 30 June 

WATER BELOW: See an exhibition concerning the significance of water. Artist Amy Sharrocks is the thoughts behind the Museum of Water in the catacombs of Somerset House: see remnants of evaporated snow and plenty of interactive reveals. Free, till 29 June  

ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY: The Environmental Photographer of the Year exhibition opens right now on the Royal Geographical Society showcasing breathtaking photographs (just like the one above) from everywhere in the world. Free, till A July

FREE ARTS FESTIVAL: Greenwich+Docklands International Festival continues till the top of the week with beautiful circus and road theatre, gravity-defying acrobatics and reside music. Free, till 28 June 

Monday 23 June

WATCH WIMBLEDON: It’s tennis time. Can’t afford a ticket? Watch the matches free of charge on massive screens at One New Change at St Paul’s, Cardinal Place in Victoria, New Street Square in Chancery Lane, Thomas More Square in Tower Hill and Canary Wharf. Free, till S July

FREE PASTA: To rejoice the brand new opening of Italian restaurant Scarpetta at one hundred ten Cannon Street, the restaurant’s providing free pasta to everybody (till inventory lasts). Choose between Amatriciana, Norma and so forth. Free, simply flip up, midday-3pm

POP-UP UNIVERSITY: Birkbeck pops-up at Leytonstone Library till 10 July with free talks and workshops for adults to encourage them into research. This week the theme is Employment and Enterprise. Free (+ refreshments!) however prebook – check website for full programme.

MUSIC IN A STATIONAlex Mendham & His Orchestra carry out world music on the higher degree of St Pancras station, by the Betjeman statue. Free, simply flip up, 7pm

Tuesday 24 June

SWIMMING: Find out about the Thames Baths Project which needs to re-introduce  swimming within the Thames at Somerset House, £O/£P, prebook, 1pm. Later within the night within the screening room, watch 2007 documentary Swim a few ‘fleshmob’ of fifty individuals swimming throughout London, £A, prebook, 7pm.

TALK: The Wiener Library in Russell Square hosts Marina Cantacuzino talking concerning the The Forgiveness Project. The speak includes themes of forgiveness, reconciliation and battle decision. Free, prebook, eleven.30am

AUTHOR TALK: Hatchards Bookshop on Piccadilly hosts Dicon Bewes who talks about Switzerland, following the publication of his ebook A Slow Train To Switzerland. £H, prebook by emailS.30pm

FOCUS ON ARCHITECTURE: Join the panel dialogue concerning the architecture and development of smart cities, as a part of London Festival of Architecture. The occasion is led by specialists and takes place at The Podium inside Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford. Free, prebook, 7pm  

Wednesday 25 June 

ART: Ben Uri Gallery in St John’s Wood presents its new exhibition about American artist Max Weber, whose profession as a Cubism exponent developed between Paris and London. Free, till H October    

ROMA CULTURE: Watch a screening of Our School, “the bittersweet story of three Roma youngsters from a rural Transylvanian village caught up in an initiative to combine ethnically-segregated Romanian faculties” and discover the exhibition Roma – from ‘extra’ to ‘ordinary’ at the Romanian Cultural Centre in Manchester Square. Free, prebook by email, S.30pm

MUSEUM LATE: The Science Museum hosts its common Late and explores the science behind sexuality. The night consists of science exhibits, a silent disco and a pub quiz. Free, simply flip up, from S.45pm

FILM CLUBCinémathèque, a month-to-month movie night time at The Proud Archivist in Haggerston, presents a screening of HI-SO by Aditya Assarat. £A+bf, prebook, S.30pm 

LET’J JAM: Listen to some music or participate in a jam session throughout Meet & Jam Night, which takes place at Underbelly in Shoreditch. If you need to play, book your place by email. Free simply flip up, from 8pm

Thursday 26 June

ART: Selected from our June Art listing, right now you’ll be able to select between two openings. Last Seen Entering the Biltmore is a gaggle exhibition that shows artworks related to stage units and scenographic instruments, on the South London Gallery, Peckham (free, till 14 September) whereas Caroline Jane Harris explores and reproduces the complexity of nature by means of exact paper-slicing paintings at Scream gallery, W1 (free, till P August)

OPEN DAY: Everyone is invited to study concerning the Nine Elms and Vauxhall regeneration project on the two-day lengthy exhibition at Bolney Meadow Community Centre in Vauxhall. There might be household actions and talks all through, in addition to free shuttle buses to get there. Free, simply flip up, Thursday 3pm-8pm & Friday 8am-6pm

HISTORICAL TALK: At the Weiner Library, Russell Square, Professor Anthony McElligott provides a chat concerning the deportation of Jews from Rhodes and Cos through the Holocaust, 70 years on. Free, prebook, S.30pm

MEMORIAL TALK: Professor Lisa Jardine talks about her father, humanist Jacob Bronowski, at Conway Hall in Holborn. Free (donations welcome), prebook, S.30pm

CHOIR CONCERTOrlando Chamber Choir and director Will Dawes sing music by the Renaissance greats at St Andrew Church in Holborn and you may select your ticket worth in line with your means and moods. Just flip up, S.30pm

COMEDY: Character comedians Cariad Lloyd and Louise Ford carry out weird and pleasant comedy creations at Drink, Shop, Do in King’s Cross. £A+bf, prebook, S.30pm

POP-UP: Jardim is an interactive pop-up present the place trend meets drawing and backyard design. Expect trend collections on show, reside drawing and flower installations to animate the environment at Stoke Newington Studios. Free, simply flip up, from 8pm

PHILOSOPHY: Author and founding member of Blondie rock group, Gary Lachman, talks concerning the life and profession of controversial philosopher Colin Wilson at Dirty Dicks pub on Bishopsgate. £O/£P, simply flip up, 8pm  

Friday 27 June

LUNCH BREAK: Grant Museum of Zoology invitations UCL PhD college students to speak about one object they’ve chosen from the museum’s assortment. Today the main target is on one of many planet’s most ecologically and economically essential habitats, mangroves. Free, simply flip up, 1pm

LECTURE: The Royal College of Nursing presents a lunchtime lecture about self-help books and how to deal with health self-care. The occasion takes place on the school’s library and heritage centre in Cavendish Square. Free, prebook by email, 12.30pm

Saturday 28 June

SPREAD THE LOVE: Festival of Love begins at the moment on the Southbank Centre, spreading love and enjoyable all through the summer time. Check the web site for full list of events, lots of them are free or low cost. Until 31 August 

OPEN WEEKEND: Eel Pie Island in Twickenham is a small hidden haven on the Thames: a nature reserve but in addition residence to 26 artists studios all located in and round a working boatyard. This weekend the island opens to the general public. Free, simply flip up, Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm

ILLUSTRATION FAIR: Spoke is a cycling-themed design and illustration event occurring on the CLF Art Cafe in Peckham. The day-lengthy occasion brings collectively over 25 British artists, cyclists and design fanatics: take pleasure in a display printing workshop, an illustration competitors and music. Free, simply flip up, 11am-5pm

FAMILY DAY: The Wallace Collection groups up with RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) and focuses its household day actions on experiencing a day in the life of an 18th-century aristocrat. The occasion is particularly for blind and partially sighted youngsters accompanied by their households. Free, prebook by email, 11am-4pm  

BERMONDSEY CARNIVAL: Southwark Park hosts Bermondsey Carnival. Family actions embrace the Cuming Museum’s Cabinet of Curiosities Workshop (free, simply flip up, midday-5pm) and loads of stay acts together with Chas ‘n’ Dave, acting at S.30pm. Free, simply flip up, midday-8pm

LOCAL FUN: The annual Abbeville Fete takes place in Clapham. The day-lengthy group occasion options meals stalls, stay music, household actions and raises cash for 5 native good causes. Free, simply flip up, midday-4pm

KENTISH TOWNKentish Town Festival runs all through the day with stay poetry and music, a group meal and even Zumba! Volunteering alternatives obtainable as nicely – put yourself forward by email. Free, simply flip up, 12.30pm-S.30pm

ARTIST TALK: In connection together with his new exhibition Hell on Earth, Cambodian artist Leang Seckon talks with historian Dr. Peter Sharrock concerning the tumultuous historical past of Indochina, at Asia House in Marylebone. Free, prebook, 2pm

FREE MUSIC: Explore the musical heritage of Eastern Europe and the Balkans with Tatcho Drom on the S&A. Their music and dance is predicated on conventional Gypsy music and tradition. Free, prebook, 3pm

SCI-FI SCREENING: The British Science Association screens 1956 British sci-fi movie The Gamma People at Birkbeck Cinema to mark the beginning of Birkbeck Science Week. Free, prebookS.30pm

Sunday 29 June

DRAGON BOATS: See Dragon Boats on the Thames on the London Regatta Centre in Royal Albert Dock. The London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival consists of meals stalls, household actions, martial arts shows and conventional Chinese lion dancing. Free, simply flip up, 10am-6pm

EAST END: Roman Road Festival showcases one of the best the world has to supply and begins with “a relaxed afternoon of trails, chat and chilled music centred across the Albert Pub, who may also feed you roast potatoes”. The occasion goes on for every week till Sunday S July — see full programme on the web site. Free, simply flip up, 10am-6pm

SWING PARTY: Head to Poplar’s Chrisp Street Market for Swing East: an entire day of swing music, dancing and themed leisure from the Nineteen Forties-50s. Expect classic garments, data and residential wares plus meals stalls. Free, simply flip up, midday-6pm

MUSIC PERFORMANCE: Artsdepot in North Finchley hosts the premiere of a brand new work by composer Niraj Chag, commissioned as a part of the New Music Biennial. The efficiency is adopted by a V&A session. Free, prebook, 1pm

KEATS POETRY:Keats House poets Stephanie Turner and Dean Atta host an afternoon of poetry writing. Free, prebooking essential, 2pm 

FAMILY WORKSHOP: Parasol Unit arts basis in Angel hosts a family workshop inspired by the work of artist Jimmie Durham and his preoccupation with discovering stones whereas strolling. Take a journey across the native space to gather discarded gadgets and switch them into new sculptures. £H (entire household), prebook, P.30pm

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