Live Jazz at the Crypt

"The music is by serious musicians who love playing, all live, and a fun atmosphere. It's a very intimate venue, so get in early to get good seats. A bit amazing how much they fitted in though; a tiny bar, proper dining (they have a kitchen somewhere about), all inside the church's old-school place for dead people. Cosy."

Address: St Giles Church, Camberwell Church Street, SE5

Nearest Tube: Elephant and Castle, Oval

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Tate Modern

'For inspired, calming walks....because it's purrrrrty and fun'

Address: Bankside, SE1 9TG

Nearest Tube: London Bridge

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Southbank Centre

'So much music, art and theatre and so many student discounts. It's really affordable and there are great things on... It's happened to me before, to go listen to the London Philharmonic orchestra on a Sunday night for FREE. Just keep checking the website!'

Address: Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX

Nearest Tube: Waterloo

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'The Old Vic and the National Theatre are two of the best theatres in London and both do great deals for young people.  

Old Vic:

£12 (including in the front row) in every performance for 25’s and under.

Address:The Cut, SE1 8NB

Nearest Tube: Waterloo

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National Theatre:

£5 tickets for under 25’s if you register for an Entry Pass (free), which also allows you to buy an second ticket for £7.50

£15 tickets (called Travelex) which are available for a range of new productions. This is available to people of all ages!

Address: South Bank, SE1 9PX

Nearest Tube: Waterloo

The Globe Theatre:

The Globe dates back to 1599 and many of Shakespeare’s plays premiered there. It’s been reconstructed pretty much to its identical original form and now presents many of Shakespeare’s plays and other classical works. It’s a pretty incredible experience, especially on a summer evening (there’s no roof). If you’re wondering if this has “to be or not to be” expensive – it doesn’t! (that’s a Hamlet joke by the way...) Standing tickets are only £5 and they are, in my opinion, the best place to be as you’re right at the front and in the action (practically in the show!), and seated tickets are pretty cheap as well. The Globe is also in a beautiful spot, next to river. Pop into the Tate next door (free!) for contemporary art and stroll along the pedestrianised Southbank. Highly recommend this historical, awe-inspiring experience!'

Address: 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 9DT

Nearest Tube: Southwark, London Bridge

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