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Six totally free things to do in London this week

Isabelle Aron

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

Bloomberg New Contemporaries

What do David Hockney, Gillian Wearing and Anish Kapoor have in common? They’re all New Contemporaries alumni. See if you can spot the next big thing from this year’s selection of 47 artists. The show features video, sculpture and photography (including these exceptionally knobbly knees). Catch it before it closes this week. Block 336. Brixton. Until Sat Mar 3.

Number 90’s fourth birthday

Hackney Wick bar Number 90 is throwing a four-day B-day bash with live music, film screenings, workshops and a massive party on Saturday with Norman Jay MBE on the decks. Number 90. Hackney Wick Overground. Thu Mar 1-Sun Mar 4.

Soho Journeys: Zine Making Workshop

Part of Westminster University’s Difference Festival, this workshop covers the history of zines and some pro tips on how to create your own. Book online using the code TIMEOUT. Fyvie Hall. Tube: Oxford Circus. Tue Feb 27, 6pm-9pm.

The Make Escape Craft Night

Stitch, crochet and collage at this1950s-themed craft night. Make a vintage-style brooch, sew headscarfs and bow ties or get cutting and pasting in the collage corner. Hackney Attic.
Hackney Central Overground. Wed Feb 28, 7.30pm.

Hear Our Voices: Imkaan x gal-dem

Ahead of International Women’s Day, gal-dem magazine is hosting a day of film screenings, talks and workshops. There’s also a raffle, with all proceeds from it going to BME women’s charity Imkaan. House of Vans. Tube: Waterloo. Sun Mar 4, 11.30am-6pm.

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