What’s on in London October 2016

Whats on in London in October

See what events are on in London during October 2016.

Musical in London: In The Heights at King’s Cross Theatre

to King’s Cross Theatre "In The Heights" is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue.
Sport in London at Lord’s


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.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre


to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery


to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
Theatre show in London: Travesties at Menier Chocolate Factory

to Menier Chocolate Factory The Menier Chocolate Factory will be putting on a production of Tom Stoppard's comedy "Travesties".
Opera in London: Cosi Fan Tutte at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte" tells the story of two seemingly faithful couples, who have their love tested for a bet.
Theatre show in London: The Libertine at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket "The Libertine" tells the story of the notorious Earl of Rochester, who's life is turned upside down when he meets an actress. See the theatre show The Libertine this October, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London.
Musical in London: Last Tango at Phoenix Theatre

to Phoenix Theatre 'The Last Tango' features Strictly Come Dancing's Argentine Tango Champions, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace.
Free event in London at Hampstead Observatory


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


O2 Arena Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli will be coming to The O2 in October in support of his latest album, 'Cinema'. Andrea Bocelli will be coming to London for one night in October 2016.
Guided tour in London at Museum of London


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


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


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


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.
2001 A Space Odyssey at Royal Festival Hall


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


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


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.
Comedy in London: Alan Carr at Soho Theatre


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


to Leicester Square Theatre Richard Herring's podcast at the Leicester Square Theatre contains comedy skits and chats with other famous comedians.
Royal Courts of Justice

Royal Courts of Justice Take a guided tour around the Royal Courts of Justice, and learn a little about its history and how the legal system works.
Free event in London at Royal Courts of Justice


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?
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