Put your money away! Here are the week’s best free events.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
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.
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.