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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Arts Centre Jobs in London May 2016

There are 37 available arts centre jobs this month By Manolis Zografakis I’ve scoured the internet for all the job openings at London’s biggest arts centres and galleries and I found 37 open positions in May 2016. There is a wide range of job positions available, from admin jobs and front of house assistant jobs to head chef positions Continue Reading

Top 10 Free Events in London May 2016

Oh Summer where are’t thou? by Jen (follow Jen on Twitter:@JenBarnes207) If April showers bring May flowers (and ice cream) then April snow brings May….dough? Glow? Status quo? I’m not entirely sure – but there are a lot of free films, tours, and festivals so that’s never a bad thing. As always, if nothing on my Continue Reading

Covent Garden May Fayre and Puppet Festival 2016

41st Annual May Fayre & Puppet Festival By Maggie Pinhorn On the 9th of May 1662 the famous diarist Samuel Pepys was wandering around Covent Garden when he came upon an Italian puppet play ‘Pulchinella’. This was the first recorded sighting of Mr Punch in England, now commemorated by a special plaque to be found on Continue Reading

Top 5 Free Events in London this May Bank Holiday Weekend 29 April – 2 May 2016

The best free events this weekend 29 April – 2 May By Manolis Zografakis No plans for this bank holiday weekend? No worries! As always, we’ve compiled the best free things to do in and around London this May Day Bank Holiday weekend. From free festivals to markets and fairs, we’ve picked the best events of the bank holiday Continue Reading

Top 10 Budget Middle Eastern and African Restaurants in London

Spice things up with these cheap Middle Eastern eateries By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter:[email protected]) It’s time to ditch the greasy kebab. Exciting, Middle Eastern and African inspired flavours are beginning to pop up on menus all over the city as a new popular fusion twist. If you’ve had a taste and want to try more, 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.

..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.