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

    the best job sites in the UK!
    Are you looking for a job in London? We reviewed the best job sites in the UK and job agencies...
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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 2-4 October

The best free events this weekend 2-4 October By Manolis Zografakis There are a lot of great free things to do in London this weekend 2-4 October. On Friday, Late at Tate Britain explores representations of status through time with free screenings, music, talks and installations. On Saturday, there is an interesting live pop/punk music night at Silver Continue Reading

Top 10 Free Events in London October 2015

Autumn is for Art! by Jen (follow Jen on Twitter: @JenBarnes207) October is a big month in the art world in London so my list is pretty contemporary art heavy this month. As well as Frieze there are loads of incredible exhibitions opening, only a handful of which are listed here. Don’t worry- if art isn’t your Continue Reading

Top 5 Free Events in London this Weekend

The best free events this weekend 25-27 September By Manolis Zografakis There are a lot of great free things to do in London this weekend 25-27 September. On Friday, one of my new favourite hop artists Chester Watson will perform at Birthdays in Dalston so I am a bit excited about this event. On Saturday, there is the opening of the Continue Reading

10 Things You Will Notice When You Move to London

Welcome to London! By Manolis Zografakis Arriving in a new city is a unique experience. For some, it can be a scary experience, for others it will be an exciting one, but it will always be a unique one. And, if you move from a small city to a worldwide metropolis such as London, it Continue Reading

Free / Cheap Events in London this Autumn

The Best Events in London this autumn By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) With the days getting colder and the nights getting longer, there is a real temptation to hibernate once it hits autumn. But these events are sure to get you out of the house and making the most of being in 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 cash 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. 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 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.