Events in London – October 2016

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Music, comedy & film

Watch a movie, some live music or stand-up comedy in October

Roundhouse
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Erza Furman - at the Camden Roundhouse

Roundhouse Erza Furman has got a new album out called "Perpetual Motion People", and will be playing one night at the Roundhouse.
O2 Arena
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Bring Me the Horizon, at The O2

O2 Arena Bring Me the Horizon will be coming back to London in October and playing a big night at The O2.
 

Theatre shows

When was the last time you enjoyed a night out at the theatre?

St. James Theatre
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The Last Five Years - at the St. James Theatre

to St. James Theatre "The Last Five Years" tells the story of a couple falling in and out of love over five years, as their careers take off and decline.
Vaudeville Theatre
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Dead Funny - Ralf Little and Katherine Parkinson

to Vaudeville Theatre When Benny Hill and Frankie Howard drop dead, Eleanor discovers what's more important - the Dead Funny Society or her marriage.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Here are some events that will hopefully keep your kids (and husband) happy

Hampton Court Palace
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Family-friendly ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace Take your kids to Hampton Court Palace and spend a spooky night listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.
Prince Charles Cinema
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Sing-A-Long with Disneys Frozen

Prince Charles Cinema Disney's animated classic "Frozen" is coming to the Prince Charles Cinema, in a special sing-a-long version for kids.
 

Art & Museums

Visit one of London’s finest galleries and museums and see an exhibition

Museum of London Docklands
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Supper in the shadows - Halloween on the docks

Museum of London Docklands The Museum of London Docklands will be putting on a spooky supper and guided tour of the old warehouse this Halloween.
Royal Academy of Arts
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Intrigue - James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.
 

Royal & Religious

For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals

Hampton Court Palace
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Ghost Tour of Hampton Court Palace

to Hampton Court Palace Spend a spooky night at Hampton Court being led around the courtyards, whilst listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.
Trafalgar Square
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Celebrate Diwali - the Festival of Lights

Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square will be putting up an entertainment stage for music and dance to celebrate "Diwali", the Festival of Lights.
 

Political & Military

Daily parades and political events taking place during October

Soho Theatre
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Slacktivist Action Group, with Andy Parsons

Soho Theatre Andy Parsons will be leading his Slacktivist Action Group, with guests Russell Howard and ex-Lib Dem MP Vince Cable.
British Library
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US elections debate: Democrats vs Republicans

British Library The British Library will be hosting a debate between Democrats and Republicans, just days before the US elections.
 

Sightseeing tours

If you’re visiting London in October then try one of these sightseeing tours

Soho
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Museum of Londons guided walk around Soho

Soho See the streets of Soho and learn about its history, in this guided walk organised by the Museum of London.
Soho
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Learn the history of Soho, in this guided walk

Soho See the streets of Soho and learn about its history, in this guided walk organised by the Museum of London.
 

Classical music

All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during October

Royal Festival Hall
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Vaughan Williams, Britten, Walton and Stanford

Royal Festival Hall The Bach Choir will be playing some music by Vaughan Williams, Britten, Walton and Stanford at the Royal Festival Hall.
Barbican Hall
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Danielle de Niese, singing Grieg and Berlioz

Barbican Hall Danielle de Niese and Omer Meir Wellber will be performing some classical works by Grieg and Berlioz at Barbican Hall.
 

Free events

Visit London on the cheap in October, by trying these great free events

Petrie Museum
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Scary Halloween Tales, at the Petrie Museum

Petrie Museum Listen to some spooky Halloween tales about Egyptian mummies at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Achaeology.
Bank of England Museum
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Museums at Night - Bank of England Museum

Bank of England Museum Spend an evening at the Bank of England Museum, when they take part in the London-wide 'Museums at Night' event.
 

Other London events

Here are some more great events that are worth trying during October

London Olympia
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Spirit of Christmas Fair - at London Olympia

to London Olympia Why not start your Christmas shopping early this year, when the "Spirit of Christmas" fair comes to London Olympia.
Royal Albert Hall
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Dance Proms - at the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall Dance Proms will see hundreds of talented dancers performing some new choreography at the Royal Albert Hall.
Alexandra Palace
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The Classic & Sports Car Show - at the Ally Pally

to Alexandra Palace The Classic & Sports Car Show will have some of the world's most glamorous cars on show, with exhibitions and an auction.
 
 
 
 
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