Free Events in London
December 2014

There are many free events in London happening every day of the week. From comedy to kids activities to music and the arts, you are guaranteed to find a free event of interest to you.

If you discover any other free London events or have any comments about the events listed on this page, contact What's Free in London and let us know.

St Nicholas and St Giles - Guided Walk

Category: Guided Walks

Date: Friday 19 December 2014, 1pm to 2pm

A special walk for Christmas visiting St Giles – an area undergoing exciting changes. On today’s walk we hear about some of these developments, including a visit to the Central St Giles building, before ending the walk in a local venue for seasonal refreshments.

Location: 88-94 Kingsway, Holborn WC2B 6AA

Walk cost: £0


Ceremony of Carols Benjamin Britten

Category: Christmas, Music

St Paul's Cathedral

Date: Friday 19 December 2014

The ever-popular work for boys’ voices and harp, performed by the Choristers of St Paul’s and Sioned Williams. Motets sung by the Vicars Choral and readings for Advent.

Location: St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD

Cost: £0


Christmas Lights

Category: Christmas, Special Event

Christmas Lights

Date: November 2014 to Early January 2015

Dive into the festive spirit by enjoying London's most popular Christmas lights on Oxford Street, Bond Street and Regent Street

Location: Oxford Street, London W1C

Cost: £0


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Family Carols

Category: Christmas, Music

St Paul's Cathedral

Date: Saturday 20 December 2014

Enjoy Christmas favourites in a service lasting 45 minutes, sung by the chamber choir, Cantate. Children especially welcome.

Location: St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD

Cost: £0


Horniman Farmers Market

Category: Markets, Food, Museum

Horniman Museum & Gardens

Date: Saturday 20 Decemmber 2014 (9am-1.30pm)

The Horniman Farmers market are a locally sourced, locally sold farmers' market selling vegetables, meat, fish, bread, flowers, hot food and much more in our glorious Gardens.

Location: 100 London Rd, Forest Hill, London , SE23 3PQ

Cost: £0


Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park - Guided Walk

Category: Guided Walks, Cemeteries

Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Date: Sunday 21 Decemmber 2014, 2pm-4pm

Have a guided tour of the park learning all about the burials and/or natural history.

Location: Southern Grove, Poplar, London E3

Cost: £0


Mwalimu Exppress

Category: Music, Culture

Rich Mix

Date: Sunday 21 Decemmber 2014 (2-5pm)

London’s finest free Pan African family adventure happens on the third Sunday of every month. Its all about Music and Film from the Motherland. Its free and incredibly family friendly. Each month we feature a live artist and a film from an African country.

Location: 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London , E1 6LA

Cost: £0


Choral Evensong

Category: Christmas, Music

St Paul's Cathedral

Date: Sunday 21 December 2014 (3.15pm)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir. Followed by the blessing of the crib and the lighting of the Christmas trees.

Location: St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD

Cost: £0


Shoot From The Hip - Impro Comedy

Category: Comedy

The Camden Head

Date: Monday 22 December 2014

Every Monday, Shoot From The Hip! are hosting an improv night at the Angel Comedy Club, with a different guest group each week. Shows from 8-10!

Location: 2 Camden Passage, London N1 8DY

Cost: £0


Christmas Carol Service

Category: Christmas, Music

St Paul's Cathedral

Date: Tuesday 23 December 2014 (4pm)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir.

Location: St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD

Cost: £0


Angel Show Night - Solo Comedy

Category: Comedy

The Camden Head

Date: Tuesday 23 December 2014

Angel Comedy brings you our favourite shows from the Edinburgh Festival 2014 to YOU in London

Location: 2 Camden Passage, London N1 8DY

Cost: £0