Taking part and having fun

Activities, events and opportunities across London

There are a range of cultural venues and theatres show across London that you can access discounted tickets for:

National Theatre Entry Pass: £5 tickets to every single show at the National Theatre, plus access to exclusive workshops and discounts at their cafes and bookshops. You can even bring a friend, who does not have a £5 ticket, along for £7.50.

Young Barbican: 14 –25 year olds can get tickets from £5 - £15 once you sign up to Young Barbican.

Almeida Theatre: offers £5 tickets to any production in the Almeida's new season, at a selection of performances throughout the run. You need to be under 25 years old and book online using the code: UNDER25

Bush Connect: Anyone under the age of 26, and students, get £5 off standard tickets in the theatre and £2.50 off tickets in the studio. You also get 10% discount at the bar, and there are regular food and drink promotions.

Chichester Festival Theatre: Outside of London you can get tickets for £5, if you are aged between 16 and 25 years old, by joining the free Prologue scheme.

Donmar Warehouse's Young Free: offers completely free tickets to young people aged 25 years and under. All you need to do is sign up to the email alerts.

ENO Under 21s: Get free opera tickets to see all English National Opera (ENO) performances at the London Coliseum if you are under 21 years of age.

Hampstead Downstairs Club: offers £5 ticket to shows in the theatre downstairs, if you are aged between 16 – 30 years.

Masterclass: provides masterclasses, apprenticeships and other opportunities for everyone ages 16 to 30 years. They also have a range of ticket offers for members to make use of.

Mousetrap Theatre Projects run two schemes: C145 for 15-18 year olds, with £5 tickets available for a variety of shows and WestEnd4 £10, which is for 19 - 23 year olds.

Open Air Theatre BREEZE: have special events for their BREEZE members with £10 tickets. This includes a discount at their bar and barbecue.

RSC and TikTok £10 tickets: Young people aged 14 - 25 years old, full-time students and UK state schools can see Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) shows for £10.

Young Vic: You can get £10 tickets at the Young Vic if you are under 26 years. Full time students can, too.

Eventbrite displays a range of free or cheap events and activities for you to access in a wide range of locations.

For information about things to do in and around the City of London, including free activities, events and opportunities, see the 'What's On' section on the Family Information Service (FIS) website:

What's On - City of London Family Information Service