Free and cheap things to do this summer Watch

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:parrot:Summer is here!*:parrot:

Wherever you live in the UK, what have you got planned this summer which either costs nothing or is really low cost?

A few ideas if you're in and around Brighton:

- Have a beach day, complete with BBQ or picnic, music and a swim in the sea
- Pride, which is on the first weekend of August, is mostly free with some ticketed events and areas
- Head to beautiful countryside spots of the South Downs - like Seven Sisters, Devil's Dyke
- Do the undercliff walks between Brighton and Saltdean
- Paddle Round the Pier is a free charity beach event on July 6-7
- The pier is always a good shout for the 2p machines and rides

What do you plan to do this summer that doesn't break the bank?

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*Unless you're doing further maths, in which case it's very nearly here!
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Go for a walk
Hike up a mountain (dependent on transport)
Go swimming
See friends
Study
Walk/play with your pets
Go trainspotting/plane spotting/bus spotting
Explore new places
Start an Instagram account and post inspirational quotes
Start an Instagram account and post pictures of yourself or scenery
Learn something online
Watch a movie online
Watch YouTube
Do some arts and crafts
Get a boyfriend/girlfriend
Get a job!
Sell your old junk on eBay
Volunteer at a charity shop or event
Go cycling
Go running
Spend (waste) time on TSR
Set some goals and achieve them
Have fun with your family
Go to museums that are cheap or free (I always thought the London Transport museum was free but it's not..)
Join a sports team
Join a club
Go to a library
Read a book
Play videogames
Prepare for the next academic term
Waste your life on social media
Grow some plants
Eat some plants
Turn vegan
Where is this going
Improve your mental health
Enhance your skills
Gain some experience for your CV etc
Go on holiday (a bit expensive but depends where + depends whether you pay for it)
Relax
Have a shower
Have a bath
Build something
Help the world
Binge watch movies/shows
Lose weight/gain weight
Get a haircut
Go to the gym
Start a blog
Make a photo album
Donate bl00d
Listen to the radio
Dance
Do some practice papers
Picnic
Stay over at a friends house and pretend you're on holiday
Start a YouTube channel
Start a vlog
Become a better version of yourself (although you're perfect already <3 )
Spend time wandering around town aimlessly looking in shops
Have a party? (a cheap one)
Go to an exhibition
Go to a global warming protest
Start a petition
Change the world
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Lock yourself in your room like the antisocial TSRian you are
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Amazing list!
(Original post by Ikeo)
Go for a walk
Hike up a mountain (dependent on transport)
Go swimming
See friends
Study
Walk/play with your pets
Go trainspotting/plane spotting/bus spotting
Explore new places
Start an Instagram account and post inspirational quotes
Start an Instagram account and post pictures of yourself or scenery
Learn something online
Watch a movie online
Watch YouTube
Do some arts and crafts
Get a boyfriend/girlfriend
Get a job!
Sell your old junk on eBay
Volunteer at a charity shop or event
Go cycling
Go running
Spend (waste) time on TSR
Set some goals and achieve them
Have fun with your family
Go to museums that are cheap or free (I always thought the London Transport museum was free but it's not..)
Join a sports team
Join a club
Go to a library
Read a book
Play videogames
Prepare for the next academic term
Waste your life on social media
Grow some plants
Eat some plants
Turn vegan
Where is this going
Improve your mental health
Enhance your skills
Gain some experience for your CV etc
Go on holiday (a bit expensive but depends where + depends whether you pay for it)
Relax
Have a shower
Have a bath
Build something
Help the world
Binge watch movies/shows
Lose weight/gain weight
Get a haircut
Go to the gym
Start a blog
Make a photo album
Donate bl00d
Listen to the radio
Dance
Do some practice papers
Picnic
Stay over at a friends house and pretend you're on holiday
Start a YouTube channel
Start a vlog
Become a better version of yourself (although you're perfect already <3 )
Spend time wandering around town aimlessly looking in shops
Have a party? (a cheap one)
Go to an exhibition
Go to a global warming protest
Start a petition
Change the world
done
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Ikeo
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Thanks, a very random plethora of free or cheap activities but there are so so many more!
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Amazing list!
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Will just be drawing for the majority of it. Working to build my portfolio for an illustration MA
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What about on our (admittedly rare) hot days when sitting inside is too much?
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Lock yourself in your room like the antisocial TSRian you are
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Oops I didn't read the question correctly, the listed activities are NOT what I am doing - just some ideas on what could be done

I'm just matched betting, playing games, going for walks, shopping, hopefully learning something (doubt it), YouTube, random online stuff etc
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(Original post by candokoala)
What about on our (admittedly rare) hot days when sitting inside is too much?
Puddles the Monkey any tips?
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Puddles the Monkey any tips?
Go outside to a lovely park or beach and then go on TSR? :beard:
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Oh as well I forgot, go birdwatching. That is free. If anyone wants any tips I have loads and know the majority of British birds by heart.
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(Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
Go outside to a lovely park or beach and then go on TSR? :beard:
Thank you Lord Puddles :adore:
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Free fossil hunt on the south coast.

Free airshows:
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July 6th - Teginmouth Airshow: teignmouthairshow.co.uk/
July 6/7th - Wales Airshow (Swansea):* walesnationalairshow.com
July 26-28th - Sunderland International Airshow: https://www.seeitdoitsunderland.co.u...airshow-2018-1

August 10/11th - Blackpool Airshow:https://www.visitblackpool.com/detai...irshow-675160/
August 15th - 18th - Eastbourne International Airshow: http://www.eastbourneairshow.com/
August 22nd-23rd - Clacton Airshow: http://clactonairshow.com/
August 23rd - Sidmouth Regatta: https://visitsidmouth.co.uk/sidmouth...dmouth-regatta
August 24th - 25th Rhyl Airshow -* https://www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en/v...spx#ad-image-0
August 29th - September 1st - Bournemouth Air Festival: bournemouthair.co.uk/

September 12th - Jersey International Air Show:* jerseyairdisplay.org.uk/


Tour Amazon fulfilment centres

Tour BBC Studios/offices

Sky Garden in London

Walking tour of London.

Hobby Craft run free in store craft events

RYA free/low cost sailing sessions until september

Lots of free things :ninja:
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Galleries
Museums
Movies
Dinner
Drinks
Walks
Rides
Parties
Games
Doing the garden
Arts and crafts
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Lock yourself in your room like the antisocial TSRian you are
I'm in this picture and I don't like it
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- Going to the library, reading books and learning a new skill.
-Hanging out at a hypster type cafe where there are board games you can play for free.
- Visiting local galleries and museums (some are free).
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That's fine, ideas are very welcome too! Matched betting is great because it's better than free, it makes you money what would you learn if you do manage it?
(Original post by Ikeo)
Oops I didn't read the question correctly, the listed activities are NOT what I am doing - just some ideas on what could be done

I'm just matched betting, playing games, going for walks, shopping, hopefully learning something (doubt it), YouTube, random online stuff etc
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Definitely discrete maths (e.g. sets, mathematical induction) in order to be better prepared for university and actually try and remember what I did 5 years ago!
(Original post by candokoala)
That's fine, ideas are very welcome too! Matched betting is great because it's better than free, it makes you money what would you learn if you do manage it?
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I will be hibernating
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Nobody should visit Brighton beach on purpose, ever. Eastbourne is better,
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