Put your money away! Here are the week’s best free events
‘Lynnie Z Studio’
East London-based artist Lynnie Z is taking over the entire ground floor of The Book Club for this colourful exhibition. Inspired by femininity and different cultures, her work features bold colours and dramatic shapes. As well as appreciating the artwork on the walls, you can try out her custom-made ping-pong table. Just try not to send your balls flying at the pictures, yeah? The Book Club. Tube: Old St. Thu Nov 8-Feb 17 2019.
Tate & Lyle cupcakes
To celebrate 140 sweet years, Tate & Lyle is unveiling a 15-tier cake with loads of different flavours from Battenberg to rainbow. There are also futuristic cupcakes up for grabs, so get ready for a sugar high. King's Cross. Tube: King’s Cross. Thu Nov 8, 7.30am-9.30am.
ASMR Experience Rooms
Chill out at this ASMR-inspired pop-up which promises to stimulate your senses in all the right ways. With head massages, relaxing sounds and a lavender mist you’ll definitely leave feeling zen. Noho Studios. Tube: Oxford Circus. Fri Nov 9-Sat Nov 10. Get tickets here.
Ichibuns burger giveaway
Japanese joint Ichibuns is marking its first year by dishing up 365 free burgers. Choose between a wagyu beef version or a tempura vegetable patty. Thanks, we will! Ichibuns. Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Wed Nov 7, from 5pm.
A Mindful Mess Festival
This three-day event aims to explore mental health and celebrate ‘neurodiversity’ (ie the differences in our brains). Expect Brainfart Cabaret, live music and poetry, and self-care workshops. Thought-provoking stuff. Poplar Union. Tube: Mile End. Fri Nov 9-Sun Nov 11.