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4 totally free things to do in London this week

4 totally free things to do in London this week
Zak Ove, Autonomous Morris, 2018, Lawrie Shabibi, Frieze Sculpture 2019: Photo by Stephen White. Courtesy of Stephen White/Frieze

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

BST Open House

If you can’t fork out for British Summer Time tickets, Hyde Park is putting on a whole host of free activities all day, every day of the week before the weekend gigs. Visit for outdoor movies, music and family-friendly drag. Hyde Park. Tube: Hyde Park Corner. Tue Jul 9-Thu Jul 11.

Frieze Sculpture Park

One of  London’s prettiest parks has been transformed into a massive outdoor gallery, featuring a 4m long bronze from  Tracey Emin. Slap on some factor 50 and go soak up the sculpture. Regent’s Park. Tube: Baker St. Until Oct 6.

The Batty Mama

This south London collective is all about creating a safe, exciting party space for queer, trans and intersex people of colour.  Watch them funk up the South Bank with a banging DJ residency. Royal Festival Hall. Tube: Waterloo. Thursdays from Thu Jul 11.

Turning Tides

The riverside music and arts fest returns for a second weekend. See Tank And The Bangas, join a morning rave and add to Yoko Ono’s ‘Wish Trees’. Greenwich Peninsula. Tube: North Greenwich. Fri Jul 12-Sun Jul 14.

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