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Things you can get for free this month
Things you can get for free this month
If you're on the hunt for some freebies take a look at we have found going in September.
Free live Paralympics action
If you want a piece of Paralympic mania but can't afford a ticket to the games, there is a way you can see an event for free. Tickets are not required for vast stretches of the Paralympic Marathon on the 9th September. The start and end points are the only places you will need to have purchased a ticket. For more see: How to get Paralympics tickets and watch the games for free.
The Portobello Film Festival is on from now until the 16th of September. This fun free festival has been running since 1996 and showcases independent films across three locations in London. Plan what you’re going to watch using this year’s programme.
Get free insulation from British Gas. The energy giant is extending its offer of free loft and cavity wall insulation to everyone until 30th November. The freebie includes the materials plus the labour and is worth up to £1,000. Not only is it free but it will provide on-going savings of over £300 a year on your energy bills.
The iTunes festival offers 30 days of free music in London over the whole of September and involves more than 60 artists. Places are filling up fast but there is still the opportunity to get free tickets to see One Direction, Pink, The Killers, Hot Chip, Alicia Keys, Muse and many more. You can sign up for free tickets for any number of performances still available here.
Free listings on eBay
If you fancy making some money make sure you cut your costs by using eBay’s free listing days in September. You don’t have to pay an insertion fee between the 1st and 9th of September on up to 150 listings, meaning you can make a bigger profit on what you choose to sell.
Free historic days out
Every year on four days in September Heritage Open Days allows free access to heritage venues across England. Between the 6th and 9th of September over 1,400 sites will organise openings and many will stage an event. See what’s happening around your area here.
September is Scottish Archaeology Month and there are a number of free talks, tours, exhibitions and workshops to mark the occasion across the country. Find out what’s happening near you using this interactive map.
Free WiFi on the Tube
You can get access to free WiFi at selected London Underground stations from Virgin Media at the moment. You can find a list of all the stations where you can surf the web here. This offer will be coming to a close at the end of summer so take advantage of it while you can.
Convenience chain Premier Stores is offering a free pack of chocolate chip cookies worth 59p. The offer is available until Sunday 2nd September. You could also get a free bacon sandwich when you buy any hot drink at Yates until the 19th September. Find your local one here.
Free beauty products
InStyle magazine has a selection of free Clinique mini treats (worth up to £9) with this month's issue. You can save the £3.80 it costs to get the mag and bag a free copy instead by filling out this form.
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