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Need some inspiration for 20th October? Sir Christopher Wren was born on this day in 1632. As the country’s leading architect he had a hand in remodelling Kensington Palace and Hampton Court, and re-built St. Paul’s Cathedral and over fifty City churches after the Great Fire of London.
Music, comedy & film
Show all music, comedy All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Friday 20th October
• SSE Arena Wembley Join Suzi Quatro, David Essex, The Osmonds and Hot Chocolate for 'Legends Live' at the SSE Arena.
Show all theatre Go and watch a play on Friday 20 October, or one of London’s musicals
to • Hampstead Theatre 'The Slaves of Solitude' tells the story of an improbable heroine stuck inside a boring boarding house during World War II.
Family & Kid’s events
Show all kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 20 October for one of these family events
to • Old Vic Help Dr Seuss's Lorax save the world from a greedy, tree-chopping businessman called The Once-ler, at the Old Vic Theatre.
Art & Museums
Show all exhibitions Visit an art gallery or museum on Friday 20th October and see an exhibition
to • Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's 'Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys' exhibition will include some portraits by French artist Chaim Soutine.
Royal & Religious
Show royal, religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 20 October?
to • Kensington Palace The 'Her Fashion Story' exhibition at Kensington Palace showcases some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana.
Political & Military
Show all political, military Parades are always popular with tourists – here are some on the 20 October
to • Noël Coward Theatre Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire will be starring in James Graham's sharp new political play, 'Labour of Love'.
Show all tours Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Friday 20th October
to • Jason’s Trip Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.
How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?
• Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.
Show all free events There are lots of free events happening in London on the 20 October
to • Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of work by Wade Guyton, called 'Das New Yorker Atelier, Abridged'.
Other London events
Show other events Don’t forget these other good events in London on Friday 20th October
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. • O2 Arena Climb up The O2's roof and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top. • Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.