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Please click below for listings of free activities in central London boroughs:

Camden: 48 free things to do. Two great national museums - the British Museum and the British Library. Other outstanding museums including the Soane Museum and the Wellcome Collection. Talks at University College London. Notable buildings include St. Pancras Station, the Round House, Highpoint and the Isokon Building.

City of London: 57 free things to do. A wealth of ceremonial events, some of them dating back hundreds of years. Interesting green spaces, including the Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street. Several specialist museums. And a numerous notable buildings ranging from Wren churches to skyscrapers designed by leading 20th century architects. 

Kensington & Chelsea: 35 free things to do. Two fine parks, the Royal Albert Hall and the Albert Memorial. Great national museums including the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert. Specialist museums including the Design Museum and the National Army Museum. The Royal College of Art and the Serpentine Galleries.

Lambeth: 34 free things to do. The convivial South Bank, including the Royal Festival Hall, the National Theatre and the London Eye. Free music, free film festivals, and free music at bandstands. Great annual events, including the Lambeth Country Show and the Streatham Common Kite Day. Explore the foreshore, and talks at Morley College. 

Southwark: 35 free things to do. A rich mix of the gritty and the glossy, Southwark boasts the Tate Modern museum, the Imperial War Museum, and the Shard skyscraper. City Hall, designed by Norman Foster. Some lively street markets, including the famous Borough Market. Also Surrey Docks Farm, Lavender Pond Nature Reserve, and Russia Dock Woodland.

Tower Hamlets: 28 free things to do. East London and Docklands is rich in history, and embraces the 20th century renaissance of Canary Wharf. The Columbia Road Flower Market and Old Spitalfields Market. Three city farms. Museum of Childhood. Notable buildings from the Tower of London to the spectacular Canary Wharf underground station.  

Westminster: 171 free things to do. A greater range of free activities than any other London borough. Numerous public events, many of them on a grand scale and involving the closing of roads. Fine green spaces, including four Royal Parks. An astonishing array of free museums, music, and talks. A wealth of memorials. Dozens of notable buildings.

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