Most of the attractions in London are of free admission, and that makes it perfect for those who are travelling on a budget. The following are the many events in London happening in the month of January that you should check out.

For those who are fond of the sea and boats, The London Boat Show is the perfect showcase for you. It is an exhibition of various sea vessels as well as of boat-related products and events. It will be held at ExCel London on the dates Jan. 8 to 17.

On Jan. 14 to 17, the streets of London will be filled with light exhibits and vibrant sculptures with Lumiere London. The said event will run across King Cross to West End. Many artists from all over the world will feature works of art, such as, neon displays, light performances, 3-D projections and other similar masterpieces.

Another annual event that started last Jan. 9 is the London International Mime Festival, a month long exhibit of theatrical talents, such as, live art, new circus, clown and mime performances. The expressive festival will be celebrated across different key areas in London and it will end on Feb. 9.

If you prefer to sit back and watch a movie, why not come to the London Short Film Festival. It offers numerous independent films and will be shown in various places in the capital. It is proud to showcase the best that indie filmmakers from the United Kingdom has to offer. There are also discussions and talks where the experts share their knowledge about filmmaking. It started last Jan. 8 and will end on Jan. 17.

The largest art event in the United Kingdom is the London Art Fair that will start on Jan. 20 and will last 4 to 5 days. Go to the Business Design Centre and find artists and enthusiasts enjoy various forms of art of today and even from the early 20th century.