Jobs,Rooms and Links for a Budget Life in London | Broke in London
  • Jobs in London

    find the latest jobs in London
    Are you looking for a job in London? Find the latest jobs in the UK via our job site....
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  • Rooms to Rent

    cheap rooms to rent in London
    Looking for cheap short term or long term accommodation in London? Find the top UK accommodation websites and tips on...
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  • Things to Do

    fun-filled experience for free?
    Wondering what’s on in London? Find a list of all the major UK entertainment websites that provide info about cheap...
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  • Cheap Shopping

    shop smart and save money
    The right place to find great websites and tips to help you save money on shopping. We have all the...
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  • Transportation

    you don’t need teleportation!
    This section provides great websites, advice and information on how to get around London cheaply! You will find websites...
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  • Free Stuff

    cheap is good but free is better!
    We love free stuff the same as you do! From free haircuts and yoga classes to online courses and free...
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Top 5 Free Events in London this Weekend 24-26 June 2016

The best free events this weekend 24-26 June By Manolis Zografakis No plans for the weekend? No worries! As always, we’ve compiled the best free things to do in London this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. From arts festivals to food markets, we’ve picked the best events of the weekend 24-26 June. So, have a look below Continue Reading

The House of St Barnabas’ Summer Series of Mini Manifestos

For you creative-minded people, this is the place to be Join the heart-felt London-based charity home, The House of St Barnabas and their panel of creators and disruptors on the deckchairs in Soho Square for a week of thought-provoking Mini Manifestos that will challenge you to think differently. Entrepreneurs and agitators will converge each lunchtime Continue Reading

40 Years of Bugsy Malone

Are you ready for custard pie capers and splurge gun shenanigans? BAFTA are inviting you to celebrate ‘40 Years of Bugsy Malone’ at its prestigious and swanky central London headquarters, BAFTA195 Piccadilly. This is one birthday party you won’t want to miss! From Friday 5th to Sunday 7th August, ‘BAFTA’s Bugsy Birthday Bash’ will see Continue Reading

How to Avoid Rental Scams

5 Tips to Help You Avoid Rental Scams By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) Unfortunately there are a number of people out there who take advantage of desperate flat/room hunters… especially those who are new to London. The scammers will normally try to get you to hand over a large amount of money Continue Reading

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival 2016

A free 10-day rollercoaster of theatre, dance and spectacle Midsummer and what’s best to do?  Over 60 fantastic outdoor performances and events in Greenwich, Woolwich, Bethnal Green, Canary Wharf and Eltham as part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival – and you can see it all for free! What’s on Friday 24th June The opening event Continue Reading

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Living in London on a Budget



Broke in London is a ‘survival guide’ website for new, old and soon to be Londoners who are looking into living in London on a budget. It aggregates websites and offers you all the information you need to deal with the high cost of living in London. We have compiled a comprehensive list of all the websites and links to help in your search for affordable renting in London, finding a job and ways to make some extra money or save some cash, places to shop and eat in London and budget transportation or cheap travel when moving around, cheap things to do in London including cheap London attractions as well as any other money saving offers. Whether you are a local or international student, current or wannabe expatriate, employed in the city or just moving to London because you can, Broke in London gives you all the help you need to discover what this beautiful city has to offer to those who are looking to live in London on a budget.

From finding a place to stay and things to do in London for free …

Just moved in the city and feeling overwhelmed with the cost of living in London not even knowing where to start tracking places to eat in London let alone renting in London ha? You shall not fear! Having been in your shoes not that long ago, all of us, the Broke in London team, we know how it feels when first moving to London. It was the vision of the Broke in London’s ‘spiritual leader’ and student at the time, Manolis, to create a one stop solution for all of you-us, who are trying to sort out ourselves in London while making the most out of the things to do in London for free. Following sleepless nights, gazillion hours of research and based on our own experiences living in London on a budget we have put together a list of all the possible websites and resources you will need when looking for a job, room, cool free stuff and advice when first moving to London.

..to mapping cheap places to eat in London and getting a job!

But mapping out all the budget renting in London, jobsearch and event resources is not all we do. Through our job board you will find the latest jobs in London. Through our social media updates, articles and newsletters we are sharing with you on a daily basis the outcomes of our daily labour of mapping all possible things to do in London for free, cool low budget major or localised events and any other life advice we have for you; We are using it ourselves so we may as well share it with the rest of you .. because although London is one of the most expensive cities, like ever… still there are cheap things to do in London. (who would have guest) and we know that it is possible to have a very cool life even if Broke in London.