Free events in London 31st Oct, Halloween

Free events in London on Halloween, Mon 31st October

Our guide to free events in London on Halloween, Monday 31 October 2016.

Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

Free

to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
Classical music in London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Free

St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
 
Free event in London at Old Bailey

Free

Old Bailey Watch the long arm of the law in action at the Old Bailey, where members of the public can sit in the gallery and watch a case.
Free event in London at Royal Courts of Justice

Free

Royal Courts of Justice Try something a bit different -- how about going to the Royal Courts of Justice and watching a real-life court case?
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

Free

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

Free

to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Wallace Collection

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to Wallace Collection The British artist Tom Ellis has been commissioned to create a series of works for the Wallace Collection, called 'The Middle'.
Free event in London at Parliament Hill

Free

Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
 
Free event in London at One New Change

Free 

One New Change One New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul's Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
 
Free event in London at Horse Guards

Free 

Horse Guards The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O'Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.
Free event in London at Little Venice

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Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
 
Free event in London at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.
Free event in London at Covent Garden

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Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

Free

to Imperial War Museum The Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Science Museum

Free 

to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
Museum exhibition in London at British Museum

Free

to British Museum The British Museum's "Courting to Contract" exhibition will explore the themes of love and marriage in Iranian art and literature.
 
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

Free

to Guildhall Art Gallery The Guildhall Art Gallery will be showing Visscher's image of medieval London alongside a new version by Robin Reynolds.
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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to Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
 
Free event in London at Big Ben

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Big Ben This tour will take you all the way up to the top of the clock tower, where you can stand next to Big Ben as it strikes the hour.
Museum exhibition in London at National Maritime Museum

Free

to National Maritime Museum "Forgotten Fighters" will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.
 

We don’t have any more free events, but how about these other events in London on 31 October?

Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate Modern31 OctoberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.

Hire a Boris Bike… and cycle around London31 OctoberIf weaving your way in and out of the busy traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun, then how about hiring a “Boris Bike”?

Spirit of Christmas Fair — at London Olympia31 OctoberWhy not start your Christmas shopping early this year, when the “Spirit of Christmas” fair comes to London Olympia.

Steven Berkoff’s ‘Lunch’ and ‘The Bow of Ulysses’31 OctoberTrafalgar Studios are showing two of Steven Berkoff’s finest small plays together — ‘Lunch’ and ‘The Bow of Ulysses’.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear31 OctoberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

Comedy podcast with Richard Herring31 OctoberRichard Herring’s podcast at the Leicester Square Theatre contains comedy skits and chats with other famous comedians.

Guided tour of London — on a bicycle31 OctoberForget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike… and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.

Dress up and sing-a-long with Rocky Horror31 OctoberDon your best pair of stilettos and fishnet tights and get down to the Prince Charles Cinema for Sing-A-Long Rocky Horror!

Bond in Motion — collection of James Bond cars31 October“Bond in Motion” is a huge collection of original cars, bikes and boats used during filming in the 007 James Bond movies.

 
 
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