Cheap Things to Do

The gig-goers guide to scoring concert tickets

The gig-goers guide to scoring concert tickets

Here at The First Pint, we know that amazing sensation of crossing the venue gates with a cheap ticket in your hand. That’s why we’ve approached both experienced music journalists and shameless scalpers to give you the essential handbook for gig-goers.

Travel in Britain: Head to the beach this summer

Travel in Britain: Head to the beach this summer

Leave London behind this summer, don your flipflops and head for the beach!

A guide to London’s city farms

A guide to London’s city farms

It may be surprising for anyone living in London to learn that barnyard animals and green fields could be just around their corner, but in fact there are a large number of City Farms throughout London.

Around London: Classical Music On The Cheap

Around London: Classical Music On The Cheap

London can be an expensive city to go out in and gigs or concerts can reach extortionate heights if you add up the cost of tickets, over-priced drinks and travel fares; But there are some musical bargains to be had – The First Pint has done a bit of research and compiled a list of free and cheap classical music events around the capital. Enjoy!

Cheap day trips out of London: Oxford, Winchester and Brighton

Cheap day trips out of London: Oxford, Winchester and Brighton

Going on a day trip out of London doesn’t have to be expensive. See how you can experience Oxford, Brighton or Winchester without breaking the bank.

Make and mend: The comeback of knitting in London

Make and mend: The comeback of knitting in London

Knitting and sewing is no longer associated with grannies – it’s the new trend gripping London. The First Pint looks at how being green and the recession have turned this hobby young again.

On a High – High Society drugs exhibition at the Wellcome Collection

On a High – High Society drugs exhibition at the Wellcome Collection

The hallucinogenic drug exhibition at The Wellcome Collection is both informative and entertaining – check out our review and go there yourself.