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Need some inspiration for 21st October? The Battle of Trafalgar was fought and won on this day in 1805, at the cost of Admiral Nelson’s life. Why not go and see his tomb in the crypt of St. Paul’s Cathedral? The National Maritime Museum has got the actual uniform he was wearing at the battle.
Music, comedy & film
Show all music, comedy All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Saturday 21st October
• Comedy Store Popular comic Hal Cruttenden will performing some stand-up at the Comedy Store in Leicester Square.
Show all theatre Go and watch a play on Saturday 21 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 21 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 Saturday 21st 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 21 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 21 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 Saturday 21st October
• The City Explore some of the prettiest and most historic gardens and churchyards in the City of London, on this 2-hour walking tour.
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 21 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 Saturday 21st 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. • Portobello Road Portobello Road is home to the UK's most famous antiques market, with over 100,000 people browsing hundreds of stalls. • 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.