London events > London events in October > London events on 23rd October Need some inspiration for 23rd October? Jimi Hendrix’s recorded his first single in London on this day in 1966. Hey Joe went on to reach No.2 in the charts. Did you know that you can go and visit Jimi’s old flat in Mayfair? The bottom floor of the Handel & Hendrix Museum are where the German composer Handel used to live. Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Monday 23rd October Show all music, comedy 23rd October 2017 • Eventim Apollo Grammy Award-winning Train are back in London for their 'Play That Song Tour', which takes in one night at the Apollo.
Theatre shows Go and watch a play on Monday 23 October, or one of London’s musicals Show all theatre to 23rd 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 23 October for one of these family events Show all kid’s events 23rd October 2017 • Royal Albert Hall Enjoy the best bits from Walt Disney's 'Fantasia' and 'Fantasia 2000', alongside a live performance of the score.
Art & Museums Visit an art gallery or museum on Monday 23rd October and see an exhibition Show all exhibitions to 23rd Oct 21st Jan 2018 • Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's 'Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys' exhibition will include some portraits by French artist Chaim Soutine.
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 23 October? Show royal, religious to 23rd 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 23 October Show all political, military to 23rd 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 Monday 23rd October Show all tours to 23rd 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 Every day • 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.
Free events There are lots of free events happening in London on the 23 October Show all free events to 23rd 29th Oct 2017 • Guildhall Art Gallery The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Other London events Don’t forget these other good events in London on Monday 23rd October Show other events to 23rd 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.