London events > London events in October > London events on 26th October Need some inspiration for 26th October? The House of Commons re-opened on this day in 1950, after it took a direct hit in the Blitz and had to be rebuilt. Why not go and visit the House of Commons yourself? You don’t even need a ticket (except for PMQs). You can go and sit inside the House of Lords as well. Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Thursday 26th October Show all music, comedy 26th October 2017 • Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall will be screening the spooky 'Addams Family' movie alongside a live performance of the score. 26th October 2017 • O2 Arena Little Mix will be bringing their 'Glory Days Tour' to London in October and November, and playing three big shows at The O2.
Theatre shows Go and watch a play on Thursday 26 October, or one of London’s musicals Show all theatre to 26th Oct 25th Nov 2017 • Hampstead Theatre 'The Slaves of Solitude' tells the story of an improbable heroine stuck inside a boring boarding house during World War II. to 26th Oct 5th Nov 2017 • 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.
Family & Kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 26 October for one of these family events Show all kid’s events to 26th 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. to 26th 31st Oct 2017 • Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
Art & Museums Visit an art gallery or museum on Thursday 26th October and see an exhibition Show all exhibitions to 26th Oct 11th Feb 2018 • National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be collecting together more than fifty of Cezanne's portraits in a major new exhibition.
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 26 October? Show royal, religious to 26th 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 26 October Show all political, military to 26th Oct 2nd Dec 2017 • Noël Coward Theatre Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire will be starring in James Graham's sharp new political play, 'Labour of Love'.
Sightseeing tours Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Thursday 26th October Show all tours to 26th Oct 5th Nov 2017 • Jason’s Trip Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.
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 26 October Show all free events to 26th 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 Thursday 26th October Show other events to 26th 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 day • 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. Every day • Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.