What’s on in London October 2016

Whats on in London in October

See what events are on in London during October 2016.

Sport in London at Lord’s

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to Lord’s Cricket fans will love dressing themselves up for this Afternoon Tea, because it's held in the historic Long Room at Lord's.
Free event in London at Hampstead Observatory

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to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum Re-live the movie 'Night At The Museum' by spending a whole night inside the Natural History Museum!
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Britain

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to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
Classical music in London: La Fille Mal Gardee at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Frederick Ashton's 'La Fille Mal Gardee' (The Wayward Daughter) at the Royal Opera House.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Theatre show in London: Nos Knife at Old Vic

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to Old Vic Lisa Dwan will be performing Samuel Beckett's previously un-performed "No's Knife" at the Old Vic Theatre.
 
Comedy in London: Barry Crimmins at Leicester Square Theatre

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Leicester Square Theatre American comic Barry Crimmins is bringing his 'Seeking Political Asylum' to the Leicester Square Theatre for three nights.
Musical in London: Murder Ballad at Arts Theatre

to Arts Theatre "Murder Ballad" is a New York tale about love, obsession and murder, and will be playing at the Arts Theatre this October.
 
Comedy in London: Hans Teeuwen at Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre Hans Teeuwen is returning to the UK in October to perform his "Real Rancour" show at the Soho Theatre.
Opera in London: Don Giovanni at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Mozart's comic opera "Don Giovanni" is an exhilarating re-telling of the Don Juan legend, following his final 24 hours on earth.
 
Comedy in London: Josie Long at Soho Theatre

to Soho Theatre Josie Long is coming to the Soho Theatre for a two-week run with her new show 'Something Better'.
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The Victoria & Albert Museum's 'Opus Anglicanum' exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.
Hampton Court Palace

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to Hampton Court Palace Pretend you're Henry VIII and spend an entire night inside Hampton Court Palace, sleeping on the floor of the Cartoon Gallery.
Childrens event in London at Regent Street

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Regent Street Get ready for the NFL game between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars with the NFL fan rally in Regent Street.
 
Art exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

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to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery is putting on an exhibition called "Champagne Life", which will feature an all-female line-up of artists.
Opera in London: Andrea Bocelli at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli will be coming to The O2 in October in support of his latest album, 'Cinema'.
 
Guided tour in London at Museum of London

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Museum of London The Museum of London is putting on a boat trip down the Thames to show us how the city emerged after the Great Fire of London.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall John Williams has composed some of the best tunes in the movies, and the RPO will be playing some at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Childrens event in London at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium This is the first of three NFL regular season games, with the Indianapolis Colts taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Comedy in London: Frankie Boyle at Leicester Square Theatre

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Leicester Square Theatre Frankie Boyle is back in town to test out some brand new jokes in a "Work in Progress" show at the Leicester Square Theatre. Watch Frankie Boyle performing live comedy at the Leicester Square Theatre this Oct.
 
2001 A Space Odyssey at Royal Festival Hall

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Royal Festival Hall The Royal Festival Hall will be screening '2001 - A Space Odyssey' on a giant screen, alongside a live performance of the score.
Comedy in London: Paul Merton at Comedy Store

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to Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
 
Opera in London: Tosca at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue. Tosca will be in London this October, for a run at the London Coliseum.
Comedy in London: Alan Carr at Soho Theatre

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to Soho Theatre Alan Carr is coming to the Soho Theatre for a 'work in progress' show, testing out some new jokes for a forthcoming tour.
 
Comedy in London: Richard Herring at Leicester Square Theatre

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to Leicester Square Theatre Richard Herring's podcast at the Leicester Square Theatre contains comedy skits and chats with other famous comedians.
Classical music in London: Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The Spanish Symphony Orchestra will be performing some Gimenez, Rodrigo, Falla and Mendelssohn at Cadogan Hall.
 
Music concert in London: Vonda Shepard at Bush Hall

Bush Hall You might remember Vonda Shepard's songs from Ally McBeal, well now she's over her to plug her latest album.
Comedy in London: Aisling Bea at Leicester Square Theatre

Leicester Square Theatre The Leicester Square Theatre will be hosting a comedy night with Grainne Maguire, Aisling Bea, Nish Kumar and Bec Hill. Aisling Bea will be performing live at the Leicester Square Theatre in London during October 2016.
 
Classical music in London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

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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.
Theatre show in London: Merchant Of Venice at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre Jonathan Pryce will be starring in the Globe Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.
 
Theatre show in London: The Magic Circle

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to The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of magic at the Magic Circle's own headquarters, and have a look around their museum as well.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing Schmitt's "Antoine et Cleopatre", including some readings from Shakespeare.
 
Theatre show in London: The Dresser at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood's greatest play -- 'The Dresser'.
Museum exhibition in London at Apsley House

to Apsley House Walk around Apsley House by torchlight, and learn a little history of the Duke of Wellington and his splendid London home.
 
 
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