What’s on Saturday 5th October, 2013 – Events in London

Our what’s on guide for Saturday 5th October has all the best events and attractions in London.

The Ritz

PickAfternoon tea at The Ritz

 •  The Ritz, 150 Piccadilly, Piccadilly, London51.507166; -0.141424 Whilst the prices are steep, afternoon tea at The Ritz is one of the must-do events in anyone's trip to London.
Fortnum & Mason

Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason

 •  Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, London51.508372; -0.138046 There is no better place to enjoy an afternoon tea than at Fortnum & Mason.
Old Royal Naval College

CheapGuided tour, around the Old Royal Naval College

 •  Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, London51.482773; -0.009034 Enjoy a 60-minute tour around the Old Royal Naval College, with one of their knowledgeable Yeoman guides.
Victoria & Albert Museum

FreeBritish drawings, from 1600 to the present day

 •  Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London51.496819; -0.172532 This exhibition will cover more than 400 years of drawing practice, and include works by Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Constable, Blake, Rossetti,...
Star Wars at Prince Charles Cinema

PickScreening of “Return of the Jedi”… followed by a book signing

 •  Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, Leicester Square, London51.510963; -0.130245 Watch the classic movie Star Wars on a big cinema screen at the Prince Charles Cinema.
British Museum

Shunga: Sex and pleasure in Japanese art

 •  British Museum, Bloomsbury, London51.51897; -0.126501 The British Museum's new exhibition showcases some explicit, beautifully drawn Japanese prints, paintings and drawings.
Somerset House

FreeGuided tour at Somerset House

October –  •  Somerset House, The Strand, London51.510732; -0.116938 This guided tour at Somerset House will explore some of the Tudor intrigues and extravagant entertainments of the Georgian Enlightenment.
Roots at Donmar Warehouse

“Roots” — Donmar Warehouse

 •  Donmar Warehouse, Covent Garden, London51.513959; -0.126346 Buy theatre tickets for Roots, which is showing at the Donmar Warehouse on Sat 5th October.
Tate Britain

PickArt under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm

 •  Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, London51.49087; -0.127207 Tate Britain's new exhibition is called "Art under Attack", and will explore the history of physical attacks on art in Britain from the...
Hidden In The Sand at Trafalgar Studios

“Hidden in the Sand” — Trafalgar Studios

 •  Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, Westminster, London51.50646; -0.127533 Sat 5th October 2013 will see Hidden In The Sand playing at the Trafalgar Studios.
Don Quixote at Royal Opera House

“Don Quixote” — The Royal Ballet

 •  Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London51.512888; -0.122369 Get tickets for Don Quixote, when it’s shown at the Royal Opera House in London.
Die Fledermaus at London Coliseum

“Die Fledermaus”, by Johann Strauss

 •  London Coliseum, Trafalgar Square, London51.509911; -0.126296 Get tickets for the opera Die Fledermaus, at the London Coliseum on Sat 5th October 2013.
Horrible Histories Barmy Britain at Garrick Theatre

Horrible Histories — Barmy Britain (Part II)

 •  Garrick Theatre, London51.509944; -0.127808Horrible Histories Barmy Britain will be playing at the Garrick Theatre in London on Saturday 5th Oct.
Tate Modern

Mira Schendel exhibition, at Tate Modern

 •  Tate Modern, Bankside, London51.507467; -0.100155 The Tate Modern's new exhibition will be the first full scale survey of Mira Schendel's work in the UK.
Light Princess at Lyttelton Theatre

Pick“The Light Princess”, with music by Tori Amos

September –  •  Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, Southbank, London51.506998; -0.11398 You can catch the popular musical Light Princess at the Lyttelton Theatre on Sat 5th October.
Resistable Rise Of Arturo Ui at Duchess Theatre

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

 •  Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London51.512108; -0.119721 Buy theatre tickets for Resistable Rise Of Arturo Ui, which is showing at the Duchess Theatre on Sat 5th October.
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