20 Ways to Spend Your New £20 Churchill Coin in London
To mark Churchill 2015 The Royal Mint has released a £20 Churchill coin with the bulldog’s face primely displayed.
Once you’ve got hold of your limited edition coin you could keep it (it is a limited edition, don’t you know!) or try and spend it on one of our alternatives below…
Please note this list is not in any particular order…all tips are equally awesome we hope!
#1 Go up The Monument 5 times and lose that Christmas sherry belly.
#2 Get two tickets to a preview of The Yard Theatre’s poignant new show The Mikvah Project.
#3 Take 3 friends out to the cinema at Peckhamplex to see one of our Top Picks for 2015 – and you’ll even get 4p change!
#5 Enjoy 4 games of Bowling on GROUNDHOG (MON)DAY at Allstar Lanes.
#6 Grab a 2-for-1 ticket to a new show at VAULT Festival on Wednesday Friendsday, and you’ll have change for a soda.
#7 Get 2 tickets for Aeronaut’s Friday or Saturday circus show in Acton.
#8 Bag a vintage bargain or six at London’s thrifty vintage heaven: East End Thrift Store.
#9 Take 5 friends for an early morning swim to freeze out those winter blues at Brockwell Lido.
#10 Spend 10 hours working on that creative project you’ve been putting off at Ziberflat, the pay as you go cafe, & get as much coffee as you like.
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#11 Ride the Emirates Air Line cable car across the Thames and feel like you’re in the future.
#13 Sign up for membership at Prince Charles Cinema for you and a special someone, and enjoy cheap cult movies every week!
#14 Feel royal and get 50% off visits to Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace this winter until 13 February.
#15 Take advantage of National Express Fun Fares and get out of the big smoke to places like Bristol, Brighton & beyond.
#16 Do the Dalston Junction Pound Shop challenge and see what 20 items you can score.
#17 Raid the enormous Paperchase on Tottenham Court Road for something to make & do (and maybe a card for that special person in your life come February 14th…)
#18 Get reading and spend some quality time buying a book offline. Try Claire de Rouen Bookshop for art & fashion, GOSH! for awesome graphic novels and comics, and Gay’s The Word for books to be (out and) proud of!
#19 Get 2 burgers of the month for under £20 at our fave charcoal grill Bukowski, in Shoreditch and Brixton.
#20 Discover your inner artist with Art Macabre’s Death Drawing classes, where you will draw a themed life (death) model.
I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.