Follow these words straight down the line and we’ll have helped you smash those last few dusty-wallet moments. First, drag yourself up to the Museum of London on Friday for a gander at Punks (free), a multi-disciplinary exploration of a much mythologised, seldom understood subculture. Then, as evening draws in, drift west for some high culture of a different tack, some themed talks and food – with added bar – at Friday Late at the V&A (free). Then, using your final pennies, wash that enlightenment out of your bones with a Saturday afternoon trip to the London Brewers Market at Spitalfields: 26 breweries and free entry.
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Taking place the day after L'box in Victoria Park, it's a more sedate affair