Put your money away! Here are the week’s best free events
Uniqlo Tate Late
Hang out afterhours at Tate Modern’s first late of 2019, which takes inspiration from the ‘Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory’ exhibition. There will be meditation sessions and t’ai chi in the Turbine Hall, a colour therapy nail bar and loads of talks with artists about the importance of colour in their work. Sounds like the ideal antidote to a grey January day. Tate Modern. Tube: Southwark. Fri Jan 25.
Hotpod Yoga Belgravia launch
Thaw out from the cold at Hotpod Yoga’s new Belgravia studio, where classes are held in a cocoon-like pod heated to a steamy 37 degrees. Book a spot online, bring a bottle of water and be prepared to sweat. A lot. Hotpod Yoga Belgravia. Tube: Victoria. Sat Jan 26-Tue Jan 29.
If your New Year’s resolution to bring in a packed lunch is wearing thin already, head to Pho’s Oxford Circus branch for a free meal. From noon to 4pm, you can nab a totally free bowl of pho if you’re eating in. Turns out there is such thing as a free lunch. 3 Great Titchfield St. Tube: Oxford Circus. Fri Jan 25.
Halo Top ice-cream giveaway
If you pass through Euston or Clapham Junction at around 6pm this week, you can upgrade your journey by grabbing a free Halo Top ice-cream tub. Sure, it’s a little chilly for frozen stuff, but it’s a pretty sweet deal. Euston and Clapham Junction stations. Until Fri Jan 25.
Flat whites at Farm Girl
Did Australians invent the flat white? Who knows, but you can get a free one from Aussie-inspired café Farm Girl to celebrate Australia Day. Pop into one of its branches in Notting Hill, Soho or Chelsea this Saturday before 10am and pick up a free pick-me-up. Various locations. Sat Jan 26.
Whisky drams at Young’s pubs
Spend Burns Night celebrating Scotland’s national poet the way he would have wanted – by sipping whisky. Claim a free dram at any Young’s pub by downloading the Young’s on Tap app. Donning a kilt is strictly optional. Young’s pubs across London. Thu Jan 24-Sun Jan 27.
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