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Five totally free things to do in London this week

Isabelle Aron

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

‘Bafta: Behind the Screens’

Still obsessing over Villanelle’s incredible pink dress in ‘Killing Eve’? See it IRL at Bafta’s new exhibition, which will bring TV shows and films to life through costumes, annotated scripts and audiovisual displays. Other highlights include character wigs from ‘The Favourite’ and original sketches from ‘The Clangers’. Bafta Piccadilly. Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Until summer 2021.

Five Points End of Summer Yard Party

Squeeze the last drops out of summer as Five Points Brewing Company opens up its warehouse yard for a party. There will be DJs all day and, if you register for a free ticket online, you’ll get a free beer too. Hop to it! The Five Points Brewing Company Warehouse. London Fields Overground. Sat Sep 21.

Revlon 24-hour beauty salon

Fancy a blowdry at 3am? Head to Revlon’s 24-hour beauty salon, open from 7am this Thursday. Walk-ins are available, or you can book a slot online. Treatments are first come, first served but everyone can nab a free foundation. Noho Studios. m Oxford Circus. Thu Sep 19-Fri 20 Sep.

Rye Links Festival

This community festival is bringing together SE15’s artists and creative traders to celebrate Peckham’s local talent. There will be a pop-up market, live music, DJ sets, locally produced snacks and workshops on everything from craftivism to graffiti. Copeland Park. Peckham Rye Overground. Sat Sep 21.

Free Santander Cycles hire

It’s World Car Free Day this Sunday, which means streets all over the city will be closed to traffic. To celebrate, Santander Cycles (or, um, Boris Bikes) will be free to use all day long. Time to get on yer bike! Various locations. Sun Sep 22.

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