Outdoor events in London October 2016

Outdoor events in London in October

Our guide to outdoor events in London during October 2016.

Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner


Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm


Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
Highgate Cemetery


Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes


Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Cheap event in London at St. James’s Park


to St. James’s Park Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London's Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair.
Childrens event in London at Serpentine

to Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
Guided tour in London at The City


The City Explore some of the prettiest and most historic gardens and churchyards in the City of London, on this 2-hour walking tour.
Buckingham Palace


to Buckingham Palace Did you know that you can combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the gardens as well?
Free event in London at Little Venice


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 Primrose Hill


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 Parliament Hill


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 Hampstead Observatory


to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
Guided tour in London at Brompton Cemetery


Brompton Cemetery Have a walk around Brompton Cemetery in the company of some bird spotting experts from the RSPB.

That’s all the outdoor events, but there are plenty more days out in October including:

The Classic & Sports Car Show — at the Ally PallyOctober 2016The Classic & Sports Car Show will have some of the world’s most glamorous cars on show, with exhibitions and an auction.

Boat trip on the Thames — Fire and ArchitectureOctober 2016The 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.

Ride an old-style double-decker busOctober 2016Relive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Have a ride on the Docklands Light RailwayOctober 2016The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train, giving you a fantastic view of the track.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing busOctober 2016If you don’t fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there’s a much cheaper alternative… the No.11 bus.

Jason’s Trip, from Little Venice to CamdenOctober 2016Jason’s Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent’s Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.

Bridget Christie’s ‘Because You Demanded It’ (Brexit)October 2016Bridget Christie will be telling us all about the despairing meltdown she suffered following Brexit (in a funny way, of course).

Heaven 17, and British Electric FoundationOctober 2016Heaven 17 will be performing a brand new version of their debut album, ”Penthouse and Pavement”, at the O2 Empire.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval EmbroideryOctober 2016The Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

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