London events > London events in October > London events on 1st October Need some inspiration for 1st October? Karl Marx published Das Kapital on this day in 1867, so why not go and visit his grave in Highgate Cemetery? You’ll find it in the eastern half (he’s actually got two), but it’s the western half that’s much more overgrown and atmospheric – you’ll need to book a guided tour for that. Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Sunday 1st October Show all music, comedy 1st October 2017 • O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush Westlife singer Shane Filan is back at the O2 Empire Shepherd's Bush in support of his new album 'Love Always'.
Theatre shows Go and watch a play on Sunday 1 October, or one of London’s musicals Show all theatre to 1st 1st Oct 2017 • Globe Theatre 'Boudica' tells the story of the Queen of the Iceni's brutal and bloody rebellion against the occupying Roman army.
Family & Kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 1 October for one of these family events Show all kid’s events 1st October 2017 • Wembley Stadium The second NFL regular season game to be held in the UK this year will see the New Orleans Saints take on the Miami Dolphins.
Art & Museums Visit an art gallery or museum on Sunday 1st October and see an exhibition Show all exhibitions to 1st Oct 25th Feb 2018 • V&A 'Passion, Power and Politics' explores the history of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy, right up to the present day.
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 1 October? Show royal, religious to 1st 1st Oct 2017 • Buckingham Palace Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Political & Military Parades are always popular with tourists – here are some on the 1 October Show all political, military to 1st Oct 19th Nov 2017 • National Army Museum 'War Paint - Brushes With Conflict' is the National Army Museum's first temporary exhibition after their grand re-opening.
Sightseeing tours Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Sunday 1st October Show all tours Every Saturday & Sunday (Apr to Oct only) • 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?
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 1 October Show all free events to 1st 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 Sunday 1st October Show other events to 1st 8th Oct 2017 • Photographer’s Gallery The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson. First Sunday of the month (Mar to Dec only) • Albert Memorial Go inside the railings and learn about the Albert Memorial, one of Victorian London's finest, and most guilded monuments. to 1st 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.