Festivals in London

London is home to every type of festival imaginable. This page provides a comprehensive list of over 150 free festivals in London throughout the year.

Every listing on the page is free, or has a substantial portion of their events for free.

If you discover any other free festivals in London or have any comments about the festivals listed below, please contact What's Free in London and let us know.

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Totally Thames Festival

Totally Thames brings the river to life with a month-long season of river-related events: art, music, open days, family fun, talks, walks and boats galore.

Date: Tuesday 01 to Wednesday 30 September 2015

Location: Across London

Entry cost: Only some events are £0


Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival

The Festival brings people together to share and enjoy free film related events in Peckham, Nunhead and the surrounding areas.

Date: Thursday 03 to Sunday 13 September 2015

Location: Across Peckham and Nunhead, London SE 15

Entry cost: £0



Portobello Film Festival

It's another free feast for independent film lovers - the 20th Portobello Film Festival.

Date: Friday 04 to Sunday 20 September 2015

Location: London W11 & W10

Entry cost: £0


Klezmer in the Park

Klezmer in the Park is a fun-packed afternoon for all the family in one of London's most beautiful parks, Regent's Park.

Date: Sunday 06 September (12pm-6pm)

Location: Bandstand, Regent's Park, London NW1 4NT

Entry cost: £0


Bermondsey Street Festival

The Bermondsey Street Festival the perfect blend of village fete folksiness, with Bermondseystreet style! It's an occasion for people to come together and have fun.

Date: Saturday 19 September 2015 to

Location: Bermondsey Street, London

Entry cost: £0


Open House London

The initiative is a simple but powerful concept: hundreds of great buildings of all types and periods opened up their doors to all, completely for free.

Date: Saturday 29 to Sunday 20 September 2015

Location: Bermondsey Street, London

Entry cost: £0



The Pearly Kings and Queens Costermongers Harvest Festival

The London Pearly Kings & Queens Society Costermongers Harvest Festival Parade Service provides traditional entertainment before a parade down to St Mary-le-Bow Church for the service at 3.00pm.

Date: Sunday 29 September 2015

Location: Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AE

Entry cost: £0