It’s another month and the weather is warming up! We get it, we all want to get outdoors and do something fun (and on a budget!) From big marathons to free-entry festivals and insightful talks, read on for some of the best affordable events April has to offer in London town!
Image: Underbelly Festival
Belvedere Road Coach Park
Opening Hours: 5thApril – 29thSeptember
The underbelly festival is back for another incredible season of fun-filled events, suitable for the all the family! From comedy acts and cabaret to tasty food stalls; Underbelly Fest is packed with things to do this April! From chipotle chicken burritos to vegetarian nachos, if you’re feeling hungry; Hola Guacamole has got you covered! Access to the festival itself is completely free, however live shows are ticketed at only £8.50 (a bargain!).
Image: Evening Standard
Opening Hours: 28thApril 2019, 10am-5pm
Nearest Tube: Dependent on viewing point
The Virgin Money London Marathon is back in full swing on Sunday 28thApril 2019. For one day of the year, London drivers are in chaos, but the streets are filled with overwhelming positivity from energetic spectators and runners; we know what we prefer! To view, and even participate in the race, is completely free, and any donations made to your chosen charitywill receive more of it, as Virgin Money Giving are 100% non-for-profit – lovely! It’s important to note this race runs across London, so check out the full race course and any travel information to discover the closest viewing point in your area.
The Circle London
21 Noel Street
Opening Hours:Tuesday 16thApril – Wednesday 17thApril, 10am-8pm
Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus
As we’re all aware, this year marks the final season of Game of Thrones, and nobody is being quiet about it. From limited edition whiskey, makeup brushes, to Now TV’s exciting pop-up event. For two days, this pop-up tattoo studio is offering sixteen GOT-inspired tattoo designs, with up to 100 tattoos for grabs. For a chance to win a free tattoo, read the full details on how to enter; and remember – you must be 18 years or older with valid identification (sorry, kids – we have to be responsible too).
Canada Water Library
21 Surrey Quays Road
Opening Hours: Tuesday 9thApril – Thursday 11thApril 2019, 10am-7:30pm
Nearest Tube: Canada Water
We’re so excited that Michelle Obama is returning to London very, very soon to celebrate her latest successful book, Becoming. Black Girl Fest are hosting a free three-day festival involving insightful workshops all inspired by themes from Obama’s memoir. From poster-making classes to British black feminism workshops, this festival is packed with truly inspiring information and we recommend to RSVP ASAP!
Whether you’re a tourist looking for some fun events in April, or a Londoner on a budget; we hope our affordable events have given you some April inspiration! Will we be seeing you at the London Marathon or getting a GOT-inspired tattoo? Let us know in the comments below! If you like our posts, you’ll love our Instagram.