Put your money away! Here are the week’s best free events
Flying VR blobs? 3D-printed art? A bucket-load of wild colourful stuff? Err... count us in! This exhibition is the first in the UK from ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ actor-turned-legit artist Leelee Kimmel (née Sobieski). Get yourself down to Simon Lee to see her show of bright abstract art that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Simon Lee. Tube: Green Park. Until Aug 30.
Waterloo’s hip skate centre is hosting loads of free film fun this week. With no need to book, just get comfy and cosy up for the screenings of ‘Forrest Gump’ and ‘Dirty Dancing’. You’ll have the time of your life! House of Vans. Tube: Waterloo. Until Sep 2.
Head on down to London Bridge’s ‘Summer by the River’ series for an open-air performance of ‘King Arthur’. Think romance, action, royalty and knights of the Round Table –what’s not to love? London Bridge City. Tube: London Bridge. Wed Aug 8-Sep 2.
Loved Laughing Cow cheese as a kid? Bop along to Spitalfields to try dishes like mac ’n’ cheese and strawberry desserts whipped up from the triangles of dairy joy. You ’ll leave as jolly as Ms Cow herself. Spitalfields Market. Tube: Liverpool St. Fri Aug 10-Sat Aug 11.
Leicester Square film screenings
Brave the tourists in Leicester Square this weekend to watch a bunch of films alfresco. The bill’s full of family favourites including ‘Finding Nemo’, ‘The Incredibles’ and loads more. Leicester Square Gardens. Tube: Leicester Square. Sat Aug 11-Sun Aug 12.