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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

Uniqlo Tate Lates: Nam June Paik

This month’s Tate Late is themed on the work of pioneering video artist Nam June Paik. There will be poetry, talks on tech and art and the chance to get interactive in a guided movement class using Yoko Ono’s instructional scores from her book ‘Grapefruit’, dedicated to the artist. You can also get discounted £10 entry to the exhibition. Tate Modern. Tube: Blackfriars. Fri Nov 29.

Christmas bauble decorating

Christmas by the River returns for another year of festive fun including free workshops. The first is a Christmas bauble session, where you can get creative with your decs. Remember: there’s no such thing as too much glitter. London Bridge City. Tube: London Bridge. Thu Nov 28.

E-bike lessons

Know how to ride a bike but lack confidence on the roads? Uber is running cycling lessons on its Jump e-bikes, with one hour-long sessions hosted by Cycle Confident. Bikes and helmets are provided. Reserve a place online. Highbury Leisure Centre. Tube: Highbury & Islington. Tue Nov 26-Fri Nov 29.

Sustainable Christmas Market

Dreaming of a eco-friendly Christmas? Head to Buyagift’s Sustainble Christmas Market. There will be a free sustainable giftwrap station, soothing massages and workshops on  soap-making, Christmas food waste and more. Core Clapton. Clapton Overground. Sun Dec 1

Free yoga

If the very thought of Black Friday gives you a headache, try MoreYoga’s antidote: White Friday, which involves loads of free yoga classes at its branches in Soho, Stratford, Wembley, Camden and Brixton. Book a spot online and get ready to feel zen. Various MoreYoga branches. Fri Nov 29.

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