What’s on October 2013 – Events in London

Find out what’s on in London during October, with our guide to October’s best events and attractions.

Hayward Gallery

Ana Mendieta exhibition — “Traces”

to Hayward Gallery, Southbank The Hayward Gallery presents the UK's very first retrospective of Ana Mendieta's work.
Die Fledermaus at London Coliseum

“Die Fledermaus”, by Johann Strauss

to London Coliseum, Trafalgar Square The classical opera Die Fledermaus will be on during October, at the London Coliseum.
Don Quixote at Royal Opera House

“Don Quixote” — The Royal Ballet

to Royal Opera House, Covent Garden You can watch Don Quixote at the Royal Opera House in London this October.
Ray Davies at Waterstone’s

Book signing — The Kinks’ Ray Davies

Waterstone’s, London This is your chance to meet the legendary Kinks' frontman Ray Davies, as he signs copies of his autobiography "Americana - The...
Sir John Soane’s Museum

PickFreeSee Sir John Soane’s Museum by candlelight

Sir John Soane’s Museum, Holborn Sir John Soane's Museum is one of the most intriguing houses in the whole of London, crammed top to bottom with artifacts and...
Royal Festival Hall

Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven — Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Join conductor Claudio Abbado, pianist Martha Argerich and the Orchestra Mozart at the Royal Festival Hall, as they perform a...
Henry Blofeld at Cadogan Hall

Blowers and Baxter — Memories of Test Match Special

Cadogan Hall, Chelsea Listen to Henry Blofeld give a talk during Oct at the Cadogan Hall.
Jarred Christmas at Comedy Store

Jarred Christmas, at the Comedy Store

Comedy Store, Piccadilly Circus Watch some live comedy by stand-up comedian Jarred Christmas at the Comedy Store in London.
Hidden In The Sand at Trafalgar Studios

“Hidden in the Sand” — Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios, Westminster See Hidden In The Sand at the Trafalgar Studios in October, when the theatre show comes to London.
Huey Lewis And The News at O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush

Huey Lewis and the News

O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush, Shepherd’s Bush Huey Lewis And The News will be performing live at the O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush in London during October 2013.
Mansion House

CheapGuided tour of Mansion House

to Mansion House, The City Learn about the history of Mansion House, and how it has been used by previous Lord Mayors.
Queen Elizabeth Hall

Igor Levit, playing Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas

Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Igor Levit will be opening this year's International Piano Series, with a performance of Beethoven's "Piano Sonata in E", "Piano...
Josh Widdecombe at Bloomsbury Theatre

Laugh Till It Hurts… Patrick Monahan, Josh Widdecombe

Bloomsbury Theatre, Bloomsbury Watch some live comedy by stand-up comedian Josh Widdecombe at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London.
Classical Brit Awards at Royal Albert Hall

PickClassic Brit Awards, at the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Classical Brit Awards will be performing live at the Royal Albert Hall during Oct 2013.
Kate Adie at National Army Museum

Kate Adie — Womens’ role in World War I

National Army Museum, Chelsea This October will see Kate Adie appearing live at the National Army Museum.
Charles Dickens Museum

CheapWalk around Charles Dickens’ London

to Charles Dickens Museum, London Walk the streets of London through the eyes of Charles Dickens and his characters.
Dr. Johnson’s House

CheapWalk in the footsteps of Samuel Johnson

Dr. Johnson’s House, The City Follow in the footsteps of legendary London wit Samuel Johnson and explore the courts and alleys off Fleet Street where he lived.
Royal Festival Hall

London Philharmonic, playing Britten

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Join conductor Vladimir Jurowski, cellist Truls Mork and the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, as they...
Tate Britain

PickArt under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm

to Tate Britain, Westminster Tate Britain's new exhibition is called "Art under Attack", and will explore the history of physical attacks on art in Britain...
Omid Djalili at Eventim Apollo

PickBig Comedy Special — Omid Djalili, Jo Brand, Richard Herring, Tim Vine

Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith This October will see stand-up comedian Omid Djalili performing at the Eventim Apollo.

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