London events > London events in October > London events on 8th October Need some inspiration for 8th October? The Post Office Tower opened on this day in 1965. They used to have a revolving restaurant at the top but unfortunately they don’t let the public up there anymore. But there are plenty more observation decks in London if you fancy taking some snaps of the skyline. Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Sunday 8th October Show all music, comedy 8th October 2017 • Eventim Apollo Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders will be playing one night at the Eventim Apollo in October on their 'Alone' tour.
Theatre shows Go and watch a play on Sunday 8 October, or one of London’s musicals Show all theatre to 8th 15th Oct 2017 • Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' over the summer.
Family & Kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 8 October for one of these family events Show all kid’s events to 8th Oct 7th Jan 2018 • Piccadilly Theatre One of the world's favourite family musicals, Annie, is back in the West End for a run at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Art & Museums Visit an art gallery or museum on Sunday 8th October and see an exhibition Show all exhibitions to 8th Oct 3rd Jan 2018 • Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts will be exploring the friendship between two artistic giants: Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp.
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 8 October? Show royal, religious to 8th 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 8 October Show all political, military to 8th 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 8th 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 8 October Show all free events to 8th 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 8th October Show other events to 8th 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. to 8th 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 Sunday (except during Aug) • Spencer House Spencer House is one of the finest 18th-century town houses in London, and opens up for a guided tour every Sunday.