Events in London – November 2018

November is the wettest month of the year – this is real London weather! Fireworks will be exploding all over the sky in the week before the 5th, and there’ll be another big fireworks display at the Lord Mayor’s Show. After the sombre Remembrance Day Parade you’ll start to see the Christmas lights going up.

 

Firework displays in November

How about going to one of these big fireworks displays tonight?

Kingsmeadow

Kingsmeadow Kingstons annual fireworks display with a funfair and food stalls will be held at Kingstonian FCs football stadium
Alexandra Palace

to Alexandra Palace The fireworks display at Alexandra Palace will include a big bonfire ice rink childrens funfair and German beer festival
Bishop’s Park

Bishop’s Park Bishops Park will be hosting two displays -- one for the little kids with less scary bangs and a big one for the adults a bit later on
Ravenscourt Park

Ravenscourt Park There will be two fireworks displays at Ravenscourt Park this year -- a little one for the kiddies and a bigger one for everyone else
Morden Park

Morden Park Morden Park will be putting on an early evening display for the younger kids and then a second main display for the grown-ups
Blackheath
free

Blackheath The fireworks at Blackheath is always one of the most popular fireworks displays in London -- because its completely free!
Ealing Cricket Club

Ealing Cricket Club Ealing Cricket Club will be putting on a special flying-themed laser show and fireworks display to celebrate the RAFs anniversary
Carshalton Park

Carshalton Park Carshalton Park always holds one of the biggest and best fireworks displays around and is famous for its absolutely massive bonfire
Battersea Park

Battersea Park Battersea Park always puts on one of the best fireworks display in London which attracts around 40000 people every year
Athletic Ground

Athletic Ground The fireworks at the Athletic Ground will be set to your favourite 90s music and there will also be a funfair and food stalls
Wimbledon Park

Wimbledon Park Wimbledon Park will be putting on two fireworks displays this year -- one aimed at children and another display for the grown-ups
Crystal Palace Park

Crystal Palace Park Crystal Palace Park will be putting on two displays on the 5th November -- a little one for the kids and a huge one with choreographed lights
Southwark Park

Southwark Park Southwark Parks firework display is always one of the biggest and busiest around and will be held on the 5th November
The City
free

The City The Lord Mayors Show is a spectacular event which includes a river pageant followed by a procession in a gold coach and ending with a fireworks display

Theatre shows in November

How about watching one of these November shows in London?

Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

to Queen’s Theatre Les Miserables is an epic tale of passion and destruction set against the backdrop of the French Revolution
Woman In Black at Fortune Theatre

to Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul
Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

to Her Majesty’s Theatre The Phantom of the Opera has some of the best sets in the West End and one of Andrew Lloyd Webbers finest scores
Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie The Lion King tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle
Mousetrap at St. Martin’s Theatre

to St. Martin’s Theatre Agatha Christies murder mystery crime thriller has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years
Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

to Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like The Wizard of Oz then you will love Wicked -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches
Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre Thriller celebrates Michaels career in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves
Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers
Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

to Novello Theatre Mamma Mia is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan and uses the songs of ABBA
Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre

to Prince of Wales Theatre The Book of Mormon is a totally fearless comedy musical written by the same guys as anarchic TV cartoon South Park
Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

to Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society put on a West End show but will they crack under the pressure?
Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

to Adelphi Theatre Kinky Boots tells the story of entertainer Lola who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs
Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

to Shaftesbury Theatre Relive Berry Gordys journey as he launches Motown and the careers of superstars like Michael Jackson
Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

to Criterion Theatre The writers behind The Play That Goes Wrong are back with The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion
Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

to Prince Edward Theatre Disneys Aladdin has been turned into a West End musical and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre will be showing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new Harry Potter story by JK Rowling
School Of Rock at Gillian Lynne Theatre

to Gillian Lynne Theatre The Jack Black movie School of Rock has been turned into a West End mind-blowing musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes
Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre The Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls is about a struggling soul group from 1960s America
42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured
Everybodys Talking About Jamie at Apollo Theatre

to Apollo Theatre Everybodys Talking About Jamie is all about overcoming prejudice with songs by The Feelings Dan Gillespie Sells
Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre

to Victoria Palace Theatre Alexander Hamilton was George Washingtons right hand man and one of Americas Founding Fathers
The Magic Circle

to The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of magic at the Magic Circles own headquarters and have a look around their museum as well
Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych Theatre

to Aldwych Theatre TINA tells the story of Tina Turner from her humble start in Nutbush to her transformation into a global superstar
Chicago at Phoenix Theatre

to Phoenix Theatre Alexandra Burke and Duncan James will be starring in Chicago -- the sassiest and sexiest West End musical ever
Bat Out Of Hell Musical at Dominion Theatre

to Dominion Theatre The Domionion Theatre will be showing Bat Out Of Hell The Musical using the bombastic music of Jim Steinman and Meatloaf
The Jungle at Playhouse Theatre

to Playhouse Theatre Enter the bustling Afghan Cafe in the heart of the Calais migrant camp and eavesdrop on the residents stories
King Lear at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre Ian McKellen will be taking on the role of mad King Lear in one of William Shakespeares finest tragedies
Heathers at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket Heathers is a story about being a nobody in High School and is based on the 1980s movie starring Winona Ryder
Foxfinder at Ambassadors Theatre

to Ambassadors Theatre Game of Thrones star Iwan Rheon will be appearing in the premiere of the darkly thrilling new play Foxfinder
Pack Of Lies at Menier Chocolate Factory

to Menier Chocolate Factory Pack of Lies tells the true story of a couple who were asked to help trap the neighbours from a suspected Soviet spy ring
The Inheritance at Noël Coward Theatre

to Noël Coward Theatre Noel Coward Theatre is putting on a production of Matthew Lopezs celebrated play about young gay men in New York
Showstopper at Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre Showstopper is an improvised musical that revolves around the suggestions fired out from the audience
Company at Gielgud Theatre

to Gielgud Theatre The legendary Broadway musical Company is coming to the West End with some of Stephen Sondheims best songs
The Magic Circle

to The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of entertainment performed by some of the worlds best close-up magicians at the Magic Circles HQ
Measure For Measure at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse The Donmar Warehouse will be putting on a production of Shakespeares Measure For Measure starring Hayley Atwell
Austentatious at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre A comedy play improvised from start to finish when a lost Jane Austen novel will be discovered before your eyes
Height Of The Storm at Wyndham’s Theatre

to Wyndham’s Theatre Jonathan Pryce and Dame Eileen Atkins will be starring in The Height Of The Storm at Wyndhams Theatre
Othellomacbeth at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith Othellomacbeth combines two of Shakespeares most brutal and poetic plays into one condensed show
Wise Children at Old Vic

to Old Vic Its twin chorus girls Nora and Doras 70th birthday so they start wondering whats happened to their actor father Melchior Hazard
Macbeth at Barbican Centre

to Barbican Centre A contemporary re-telling of Shakespeares Macbeth starring Niamh Cusack and Christopher Eccleston
Landscape A Kind Of Alaska at Harold Pinter Theatre

to Harold Pinter Theatre Watch three of Harold Pinters one-act plays in one sitting: Landscape A Kind of Alaska and Monologue
Don Quixote at Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre David Threlfall and Rufus Hound will be starring in the medieval adventures of Don Quixote at the Garrick Theatre
Moonlight Night School at Harold Pinter Theatre

to Harold Pinter Theatre The five-month long season of Harold Pinters one-act plays continues with Moonlight and Night School
Romeo And Juliet at Barbican Centre

to Barbican Centre Shakespeares tragic play Romeo and Juliet will receive a contemporary re-telling at the Barbican Theatre
Macbeth at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse The Sam Wanamaker Theatre will be putting on a candlelit production of Shakespeares most brutal play Macbeth
Summer And Smoke at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre The Duke of Yorks Theatre will be putting on a production of Tennessee Williams Summer and Smoke
Simon And Garfunkel Story at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre The Simon & Garfunkel Story celebrates their 50th anniversary using live music and original film footage from the 1960s
Caroline Or Change at Playhouse Theatre

to Playhouse Theatre Caroline is a poorly paid maid who transforms her basement workplace into a magical place of singing washing machines
Snowman at Peacock Theatre

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman as the much-loved childrens book The Snowman comes to the Peacock
True West at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre True West tells the story of two brothers pitted against each other as they try and impress a producer with their film ideas
Fiddler On The Roof at Menier Chocolate Factory

to Menier Chocolate Factory Trevor Nunn will be directing the heartbreaking but ultimately joyous story of Tevye the milkman and his family
Robinson Crusoe at Greenwich Theatre

to Greenwich Theatre Set sail with Robinson Crusoe this Christmas and help him battle the Pirate Queen and find the treasure chest full of gold
Room On The Broom at Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre Room On The Broom is a childrens adventure about a poor witch whose hat and wand blow away in the wind
Aladdin Panto at Hackney Empire

to Hackney Empire Join Aladdin in the magical land of Hackney where hell rub a magic lamp and get three wishes from a genie
A Christmas Carol at Old Vic

to Old Vic A Christmas Carol is returning to the Old Vic with a unique staging that will please everyone aged 8 and above
Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time at Piccadilly Theatre

to Piccadilly Theatre When Christopher comes under suspicion for killing Mrs Shears dog he decides to solve the crime himself
Father Christmas at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith Raymond Briggs classic childrens book Father Christmas has been turned into a theatre show at the Lyric Hammersmith

Music, comedy & film in November

Our pick of the best music concerts and stand-up comedy gigs

Fastlove Tribute To George Michael at Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre Fastlove is wildly regarded as the UKs finest George Michael tribute act performing alongside his actual saxophonist
Mo Gilligan at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre Rising comedy star Mo Gilligans Coupla Cans Tour is coming to the West End for two weeks in the autumn
James Acaster at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre James Acaster will be refelecting on the best year of his life whilst having a strop in Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999
David O Doherty at Hackney Empire

Hackney Empire David ODoherty is back at the Hackney Empire with his crappy 1980s keyboard and a brand new show -- You Have To Laugh
Jamali Maddix at Hackney Empire

Hackney Empire Hate Thy Neighbour host Jamali Maddixs first-ever world tour — Vape Lord — is coming to the Hackney Empire in November
Bridget Joness Diary at Apollo Victoria Theatre

Apollo Victoria Theatre The Apollo Victoria will be screening the chick-flick movie Bridget Joness Diary with music performed by a live orchestra
Josh Widdecombe at Hackney Empire

to Hackney Empire Josh Widdicombe and Chris Scull will be resurrecting the Quickly Kevin 90s Football Show at Hackney Empire
Michael Mcintyre at SSE Arena Wembley

to SSE Arena Wembley Michael McIntyres Big World Tour has been around the globe and is now returning to the SSE Arena
Joanna Lumley at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Joanne Lumley will be talking about her varied TV and movie career and taking questions from the audience in Its All About Me
Michael Ball at Savoy Theatre

Savoy Theatre Join Michael Ball for a charity lunch and special live performance of his Radio 2 show in aid of BBCs Children in Need
Roger Taylors Queen Extravaganza at Eventim Apollo

Eventim Apollo Roger Taylors Queen Extravaganza (a Queen tribute band) will be playing one night at the Hammersmith Apollo
Sarah Millican at Eventim Apollo

to Eventim Apollo Sarah Millican will be coming to the Eventim Apollo in November to tell us all about her life as a Control Enthusiast
Deacon Blue at Eventim Apollo

Eventim Apollo Deacon Blue are celebrating thirty years together by bringing their To Be Here Someday tour to the Eventim Apollo
Shame at The Forum

The Forum Punk band Shame are playing one night at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town to support their album Songs Of Praise

Family & Kid’s events in November

Here are some children’s events if you’re coming to London this month

Royal Observatory

Royal Observatory The Royal Observatorys daily Sky Tonight show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight
Medieval Banquet

Medieval Banquet Enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights singing minstrels and King Henry VIII himself
The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from the O2 Arena to the ExCel Centre in five minutes
Namco Funscape

Namco Funscape NAMCO Funscape is like an indoor funfair with three floors of arcade games pool tables 10-pin bowling bumper cars and a sports bar
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park

to Hyde Park Hyde Park will be transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland with rollercoaster rides a circus ice rink and Christmas market
Queen’s Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery Take your baby to the Queens Gallery for an informal classical concert and see the Russia Royalty & the Romanovs exhibition

Art & Museum exhibitions in November

Here’s some upcoming exhibitions if you’re coming to London in November

National Portrait Gallery
free

National Portrait Gallery Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery amongst some of the gallerys great works of art
Wallace Collection
free

to Wallace Collection The Wallace Collections new exhibition will highlight the contributions made by the museums founder Sir Richard Wallace
Tate Modern
free

to Tate Modern Magic Realism is an exhibition of paintings created during the Weimar Republic years between World Wars I and II
The Magic Circle

The Magic Circle Discover the history of magic at The Magic Circle Experience which takes place at the Magic Circles own headquarters
Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts This exhibition will explore the buildings of Renzo Piano - the famous Italian architect who designed The Shard
National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of Impressionist works by Cezanne Renoir Manet and more
Tate Britain
free

to Tate Britain Jesse Darling uses the legend of Saint Jerome to create works about control captivity and the subjugation of others
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain The Turner Prize is Britains most prestigious contemporary art prize and always has a controversial work (or two) on show
Hayward Gallery

to Hayward Gallery An exhibition exploring our perception of space enabling us to view surroundings in new and unexpected ways
Saatchi Gallery
free

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallerys new exhibition Salon 008 includes works by three Sudanese artists from the Khartoum School of art
Saatchi Gallery
free

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery will be exploring arts place in social satire and whether it has been influenced by recent politics
Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts An exhibition of art created by the island civilisations that Captain Cook met on his voyage of discovery in 1768
National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of works by the Italian Renaissance painters Giovanni Bellini and Andrea Mantegna
Institute of Contemporary Arts

to Institute of Contemporary Arts Metahavens Version History consists of three works: Hometown Information Skies and the newly-commissioned Eurasia
Serpentine Gallery
free

to Serpentine Gallery Pierre Huyghes new exhibition at the Serpentine uses images of peoples brain activity and a birthing chamber of live flies
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective of work by the influential textile artist Anni Albers
Old Operating Theatre

Old Operating Theatre A demonstration and talk about Victorian surgery inside the original 19th-century Operating Theatre at St Thomass Hospital
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain will be putting on a retrospective of work by the last of the Pre-Raphaelites Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones
Hayward Gallery
free

to Hayward Gallery Emmanuelle Laines new installation at the Hayward is called Learn the Rules Like a Pro So You Can Break Them Like an Artist!
Photographer’s Gallery

to Photographer’s Gallery Roman Vishniac is best known for documenting the daily life of harrassed Jews living in Germany between the wars
Photographer’s Gallery

to Photographer’s Gallery This exhibition examines the role that photography once had and how it has changed in this age of internet images
National Gallery
free

to National Gallery Get your sketchbook and pencil ready for ninety minutes of drawing famous paintings at the National Gallery
Tate Britain
free

to Tate Britain The Tate will looking at the uncompromising sculptures that emerged in Britain after the Second World War
Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts An exhibition of drawings by two Austrian artists in the centenary of their deaths -- Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele
National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of works by the Italian Renaissance portrait artist Lorenzo Lotto
Wallace Collection
free

to Wallace Collection The Wallace Collection will be showcasing some of the best plates from Edouard Lievres Musee Graphique
Chrissie Hynde at Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy of Arts Chrissie Hynde from The Pretenders will be talking about her artwork and her new book Adding The Blue at the Royal Academy
National Portrait Gallery

to National Portrait Gallery Gainsboroughs Family Album collects together fifty works showing the family life of 18th-century artist Thomas Gainsborough
Guildhall Art Gallery

to Guildhall Art Gallery The Guildhall Art Gallerys new exhibition will explore the changing way that childhood was portrayed in Victorian art
National Gallery
free

to National Gallery Rachel Macleans darkly comic and satirical film explores the relationship between Scotland and England
National Gallery
free

to National Gallery Edwin Landseers majestic painting of The Monarch of the Glen is one of the worlds best-loved animal paintings

Royal & Religious events in November

For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals

Hampton Court Palace

to Hampton Court Palace The outdoor ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop in front of Henry VIIIs 500-year-old Tudor Palace
Green Park
free

Green Park The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute in Green Park to mark Prince Charles 69th birthday (happy birthday Charlie!)
Tower of London
free

Tower of London The HAC will be firing off a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London to make sure everyone knows its Prince Charles birthday
Cenotaph
free

Cenotaph On Remembrance Sunday the Queen war veterans and politicians will gather to remember our war dead at The Cenotaph
Queen’s Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery The Royalty & The Romanovs exhibition will explore some of the events and works of art that passed between British and Russian Royal families
Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey Listen to a performance of Faures Requiem at Westminster Abbey on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day
Hampton Court Palace

to Hampton Court Palace Pretend youre Henry VIII and spend a night sleeping in one of the Kings State Apartments at Hampton Court Palace
St. Paul’s Cathedral
free

St. Paul’s Cathedral The Cathedral Choir and the City of London Sinfonia will be performing Mozarts Requiem at St Pauls Cathedral on All Souls Day
Hampton Court Palace

to Hampton Court Palace Spend a spooky night at Hampton Court being led around the courtyards whilst listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories
Crossbones Graveyard
free

Crossbones Graveyard On the 23rd of every month people gather at Crossbones Graveyard to pay their respects to societys outcasts
Hampton Court Palace
free

Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the countrys most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIIIs Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace
Tower of London
free

Tower of London You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London -- one of the most historic churches in the City
Somerset House
free

Somerset House The Old Palace Tour will introduce you to three Stuart queens who had an association with the old buildings at Somerset House
Westminster Abbey
free

Westminster Abbey You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey which combines a traditional mass with a choir
St. Paul’s Cathedral
free

St. Paul’s Cathedral If you attend a choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral then you can see a small part of the Cathedral for free
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral This guided walk will look at the outside of St Pauls Cathedral and at a selection of Christopher Wrens finest City churches
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral Every Sunday St Pauls Cathedral invites one of the worlds finest organists to play on the Grand Organ for half-an-hour
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle the worlds oldest inhabited castle and the Royal Familys home for over 1000 years

Political & Military events in November

Daily parades and political events taking place during November

Queen’s Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery The Shadows of War exhibition at the Queens Gallery reveals the futility of war through Roger Fentons photographs of the Crimean War
Speakers’ Corner
free

Speakers’ Corner If you visit Speakers Corner at Sunday lunchtime you can listen to an orator stand up and discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech
Horse Guards
free

Horse Guards The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 OClock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at Horse Guards
Tower of London

Tower of London One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the Beefeaters)
Horse Guards
free

Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace but is a lot less crowded and takes place every day
Tower of London
free

Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is the traditional locking up of the Tower of London and has been taking place every night for 700 years
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament and then enjoy an afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament offers guided tours on most Saturdays when the MPs have returned to their constituencies
Mansion House

Mansion House Look inside the Lord Mayor of Londons official residence at Mansion House and see the interior courtyard and famous Egyptian Hall
Buckingham Palace
free

to Buckingham Palace The Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourists itinerary
Sadiq Khan at City Hall
free

to City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayors Question Time in their monthly meeting at City Hall
Houses of Parliament
free

Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday at Prime Ministers Questions
Houses of Parliament
free

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
Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms and experience Winston Churchills wartime bunker from behind the glass

Classical music in November

All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during November

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium
St. Martin-in-the-Fields
free

to 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
Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Shostakovich Kodaly and MacMillan at Barbican Hall
Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Michal Nesterowicz and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music from Poland at Barbican Hall
Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Shostakovich and James MacMillan at Barbican Hall
Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Haydn Bartok and Ligeti at Barbican Hall
Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Debussy and Strauss at Barbican Hall
Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Dvorak Debussy and Strauss at Barbican Hall
Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Sakari Oramo and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some works by Tchaikovsky and Ethel Smyth at Barbican Hall

Sightseeing tours in November

If you’re visiting London in November then try one of these sightseeing tours

Jack The Ripper Tour

Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
Original Bus Tour

Original Bus Tour The Original Tour is one of Londons most popular sightseeing buses and its also a great way to travel around the capital
Big Bus Tours

Big Bus Tours This traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions with a free river cruise and guided walk
TRS River Cruise

TRS River Cruise Spend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich and see some of the sights along the river
City Cruises

City Cruises City Cruises offer one-way return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich stopping off at Tower Bridge
BrakeAway Bike Tours

BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle
Jason’s Trip

to Jason’s Trip Jasons Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock
Somerset House
free

Somerset House This tour has tales about Tudor intrigues and the extravagant entertainments laid on during Georgian times
The City

The City This guided walk will take you around some of the most memorable streets and locations that Charles Dickens used in his novels
The City

The City If you dont fancy spending 25-30 pounds on an open-top sightseeing bus then theres a much cheaper alternative — the No 11 bus
The City

The City A two-hour guided walk around the Square Mile showing you some of the most famous historical sites and buildings in the City of London
The City

The City Walk through the streets of Roman Londinium and see what remains of the old city walls military fort and amphitheatre
Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge This guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames to learn some history and see some of the rivers most famous landmarks
Dr. Johnson’s House

Dr. Johnson’s House Explore the area around Fleet Street where the great literary wit Dr Samuel Johnson used to live

Sports events in November

Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket with this tour of Lords Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum
Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket fans will love dressing themselves up for this Afternoon Tea because its held in the historic Long Room at Lords
Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms and pitch and walk up the stairs to the Royal Box and pretend to lift the FA Cup
Arsenal at Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium

Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a tour of the stadium and pitch and visit the Arsenal Museum
Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge Walk in the footsteps of your football heroes with a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum
Hackney Marshes
free

Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams
Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum has one of Londons prettiest ice rinks decorated with a huge tree and fairground carousel
Canary Wharf

to Canary Wharf This ice rink sits in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers with an icy perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights
Ranulph Fiennes at Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre Join Sir Ranulph Fiennes as he talks about his incredible career as one of the worlds greatest-ever explorers
Somerset House

to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London with a huge Christmas tree and festive shopping arcade
Tower of London

to Tower of London The Tower of Londons outdoor ice rink is back again for another year in the dry moat outside the castle walls

Other London events during November

Here are some more great events that are worth trying during November

The Ritz

The Ritz Dress up in your suit and shoes and sit down to an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court
Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers Thames Clippers offer one-way return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich
Bateaux London

Bateaux London Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat as it sails serenely down the Thames
Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason Put on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason
Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeares Globe Theatre and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the worlds most famous playwright
O2 Arena

O2 Arena Climb to the top of the O2 Arenas big tent roof and enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top
Albert Memorial

Albert Memorial Go inside the Albert Memorials railings and see one of Londons finest looking monuments from up close
The City

The City If weaving your way in and out of the busy London traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun then how about hiring a Boris Bike for the day?
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) The driverless Docklands Light Railway train allows you to sit right at the front giving you a fantastic view of the track ahead
Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square Enjoy riding around on one of Londons old 1960s double-decker buses (the one with a conductor and an open platform at the back)
Portobello Road

Portobello Road Portobello Road is home to the UKs most famous antiques market where 100000 people browse hundreds of stalls every Saturday
Alison Weir at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace Historical author Alison Weir will be talking with Siobhan Clarke about how the Tudors celebrated Christmas
 
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