Put your money away! Here are the week’s best free events
With its market stalls, LGBTQ+ bars, cabaret shows, restaurants and sex shops, Soho has always been vibrant. But as clubs in the area are lost to developers, this exhibition is a reminder of everything we have to fight for. The photographs capture iconic musicians including David Bowie and Miles Davis in famous clubs as well as the shoeshiners, street cleaners and shop owners. Getty Images Gallery. Tube: Oxford Circus. Until Nov 19
Sure, when most people think ‘Oktoberfest’ they probably think beers and bratwurst rather than bikes. But who says you can’t mark the German festival with a cycle from Waterloo Bridge to Millwall Park. Lederhosen, ready! Waterloo Bridge. Tube: Waterloo. Sat Oct 1, 2.30pm.
Swap your sarnie for science and head to a lunchtime lecture from astrophysicist Professor Joseph Silk. You’ll learn about quasars and the birth of galaxies and basically be Brian Cox by the time you return to the office. Museum of London. Tube: St Paul's. Wed Sep 28, 1pm.
This is an important notice to all Londoners: there is FREE BEER on offer . Camden Town Brewery is having its annual tank party, where they pour booze out unfiltered. The first 50 people to show up get a free drink. Camden Town Brewery Bar. Kentish Town West Overground. Sat Oct 1, noon.
Anonymous feminist activist group Guerrilla Girls is taking over the Whitechapel Gallery, casting a critical eye on the institution’s history of exhibiting female artists including Sophie Calle, Sarah Lucas and Nan Goldin. Whitechapel Gallery. Tube: Whitechapel. Sat Oct 1- Mar 5 2017.
What do you do to relax? Listen to classical yoga? Do a couple of downward dogs? If yes, then why not head to this outdoor yoga class soundtracked by a live classical group on the Southbank’s Festival Terrace. It’s part of a Radio 3 festival.Southbank Centre. Tube: Waterloo. Thu Sep 29, 7.30am.
Or check out 31 great things to do in London this week