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Six FREE things to do in London this week

By Time Out London Things To Do

Put your money away! Here are the week’s best free events.

Swing Patrol at Deptford Market

Wanna impress your nan with a repertoire of sweet swing dance moves? Learn to throw shapes the retro way at Swing Patrol’s free dance workout Swing Train at Deptford Market. There’ll be a fitness class, swing dance performances and free taster classes throughout the evening. Deptford Market Yard. Deptford rail. Wed May 31, 6pm.

Jenius Social’s Mexican Street Food Birthday

Learn how to make fresh corn tortillas, Mexican dips and mushroom quesadillas from scratch at this workshop. You’ll even get a glass of prosecco. Book a spot at Studio 8, The Islington Studios. Tube: Holloway Rd. Fri Jun 2, 6.30pm.

Giant Water Slide at Topshop

Get in the holiday spirit by taking a ride on Topshop’s new virtual reality waterslide. A VR headset will make it feel like you’re slipping and sliding down Oxford Street, while you’re pushed down a real-life slide in-store. Topshop. Tube: Oxford Circus. Until Sun Jun 4.

‘West Side Story’: Films for Food Screening

Watch the Sharks and the Jets battle it out at this outdoor screening of classic musical ‘West Side Story’. Entry is free in exchange for a donation of non-perishable food to Tower Hamlets Food Bank. Old Spitalfields Market. Tube: Liverpool St. Fri Jun 2, 7pm.

London College of Fashion BA17 Catwalk Show

Want to feel like Anna Wintour for the day? Head to this catwalk of work from LCF’s class of 2017 and see if you can spot the next Henry Holland. It’ll also be on show in a two-day exhibition. Old Spitalfields Market. Tube: Liverpool St. Mon Jun 5, 6.30pm.

Confessions Booth at Merge Festival

Get your darkest secrets off your chest at an installation by artist Candy Change. Divulge your worst in an anonymous note on a wooden plaque and it’ll be hung in a gallery alongside other tawdry confessions. Hilton London Bankside. Tube: Southwark. Until Sun Jun 4.

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