Children’s events in London October 2016

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Childrens events in London in October

Our guide to childrens events in London during October 2016.

 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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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.
Frozen at Prince Charles Cinema, London
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Sing-A-Long with Disney’s 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.
 
 at Wembley Stadium, London
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NFL — Washington Redskins v Cincinatti Bengals

Wembley Stadium The third and final NFL game in London will see the Washington Redskins take on the Cincinatti Bengals at Wembley.
 at Olympic Park, London
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Halloween Fun Run, at the Olympic Park

Olympic Park Dress up as a scary ghost or ghoul and take part in a Halloween Fun Run around the grounds of the old Olympic Park.
 
Mcm London Comic Con at ExCel London, London
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MCM London Comic Con, at the ExCel Centre

to ExCel London The MCM Comic Con is a world full of comics, manga and movies, where you can meet stars from the big and small screen.
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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My Great Orchestral Adventure (a symphony for children)

Royal Albert Hall 'My Great Orchestral Adventure' at the Royal Albert Hall will give your kids their first taste of a real symphony orchestra.
 at Benjamin Franklin House, London
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Spooky activities for kids, at the Franklin House

Benjamin Franklin House The Benjamin Franklin House will be laying on a few free activities for kids this Halloween, with spooky stories and games.
 
 at Twickenham Stadium, London
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New York Giants v LA Rams, at Twickenham

Twickenham Stadium This is the second of three NFL regular season games, with the New York Giants taking on the LA Rams at Twickenham.
 at London Zoo, London
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Boo at the Zoo! — Halloween themed events at the zoo

to London Zoo London Zoo will be putting on a variety of special events to scare the bejesus out of your kids this Halloween.
 
 at London Zoo, London
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Child’s sleepover in the London Zoo BUGHouse

London Zoo Treat your kids to a scary sleepover in the Bugs house at London Zoo, alongside the spiders, beetles and creep crawlies.
 at Museum of Childhood, London
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Magical Museum Sleepover — at the Museum of Childhood

Museum of Childhood How about spending an entire night in the Museum of Childhood, in the company of fairies, puppets and trains?
 
 at Museum of Childhood, London
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Game Plan — Old board games, re-discovered

to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood's new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.
 at London Zoo, London
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Sleepover in London Zoo’s BUGHouse

London Zoo Treat your kids to a scary sleepover in the Bugs house at London Zoo, alongside the spiders, beetles and creep crawlies.
 
 at Wembley Stadium, London
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NFL — Indianapolis Colts v Jacksonville Jaguars

Wembley Stadium This is the first of three NFL regular season games, with the Indianapolis Colts taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars.
 at Regent Street, London
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NFL Fan Rally, in Regent Street

Regent Street Get ready for the NFL game between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars with the NFL fan rally in Regent Street.
Museum exhibition in London at Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum Re-live the movie 'Night At The Museum' by spending a whole night inside the Natural History Museum!
Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre, London
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Catch “The Gruffalo” — at the Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre "The Gruffalo" is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
 
 at Museum of Childhood, London
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Clangers and Bagpuss — Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood have captured The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine, and put them in their new exhibition.
Railway Children at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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The Railway Children + real steam train!

to King’s Cross Theatre The Railway Children's cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King's Cross Theatre.
 
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.

That’s all the events for children, but there are plenty more October events in London, including:

John Williams movie music, from ET to Star WarsOctober 2016The Royal Festival Hall will be celebrating the music of John Williams, with an evening of some of his best movie themes.

Halloween Ghost Ship, and the movie ‘Dracula’October 2016Watch the cult classic ‘Dracula’ underneath the Cutty Sark, after hearing some scary sea tales about what befell the crew!

Dress up and sing-a-long with Rocky HorrorOctober 2016Don your best pair of stilettos and fishnet tights and get down to the Prince Charles Cinema for Sing-A-Long Rocky Horror!

The Classic & Sports Car Show — at the Ally PallyOctober 2016The Classic & Sports Car Show will have some of the world’s most glamorous cars on show, with exhibitions and an auction.

Spielberg’s ‘War Horse’ — Petrie MuseumOctober 2016Enjoy a screening of the Steven Spielberg movie ‘War Horse’, at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.

Graeme Swann’s Great British Spin OffOctober 2016Graeme Swann’s Great British Spin Off will feature tales from his England cricket career, alongside commentator Henry Blofeld.

Schubert and Mahler — Philharmonia OrchestraOctober 2016The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Schubert and Mahler at the Royal Festival Hall.

A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on CancerOctober 2016“A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer” is a musical look at living with cancer — complete with shiny costumes and songs!

Richard Dawkins — Selfish Genes, Future MemesOctober 2016Richard Dawkins will be talking about his four landmark books, from ‘The Selfish Gene’ up to ‘The God Delusion’.

 
 
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