London events > London events in October > London events on 27th October Need some inspiration for 27th October? Old age pensions were introduced on this day in 1908, so why not got and visit the most famous OAPS in London? They’re called the Chelsea Pensioners (those guys who wear red uniforms at the Remembrance Day Parade), and live inside Christopher Wren’s Royal Hospital. Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Friday 27th October Show all music, comedy 27th October 2017 • London Palladium Celtic Woman are back on the road with the 'Voices of Angels', and will be playing one night at the London Palladium.
Theatre shows Go and watch a play on Friday 27 October, or one of London’s musicals Show all theatre to 27th Oct 25th Nov 2017 • 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 Take your kids to London on the 27 October for one of these family events Show all kid’s events to 27th Oct 5th Nov 2017 • 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 Visit an art gallery or museum on Friday 27th October and see an exhibition Show all exhibitions to 27th Oct 11th Feb 2018 • National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be collecting together more than fifty of Cezanne's portraits in a major new exhibition.
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 27 October? Show royal, religious to 27th Oct 28th Feb 2018 • Kensington Palace The 'Her Fashion Story' exhibition at Kensington Palace showcases some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana.
Political & Military Parades are always popular with tourists – here are some on the 27 October Show all political, military to 27th Oct 2nd Dec 2017 • Noël Coward Theatre Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire will be starring in James Graham's sharp new political play, 'Labour of Love'.
Sightseeing tours Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Friday 27th October Show all tours to 27th Oct 5th Nov 2017 • 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.
Classical music How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music? Show all classical 27th October 2017 • Barbican Hall The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some works by Schmitt, Franck, Ravel and Sibelius at Barbican Hall.
Free events There are lots of free events happening in London on the 27 October Show all free events to 27th Oct 4th Feb 2018 • 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 Don’t forget these other good events in London on Friday 27th October Show other events to 27th 31st Oct 2017 • 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. Every day • 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. Every day • Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.