Events in London – 5 October

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Thursday 5th October

Royal Albert Hall
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Country music stars Little Big Town

Country music stars Little Big Town are coming to London in October for a show at the Royal Albert Hall.
O2 Academy Islington
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Aussie band The Beautiful Girls - O2 Academy

Aussie three-piece The Beautiful Girls are coming over to London in September for a show at the O2 Academy Islington.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Thursday 5 October, or one of London’s musicals

Heisenberg The Uncertainty Principle at Wyndham’s Theatre

to Wyndham’s Theatre 'Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle' follows two complete strangers after they meet each other in a crowded station.
Lyttelton Theatre
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Charlotte Brontes Jane Eyre

'Jane Eyre' will be coming to the National Theatre with an innovative re-imagining of Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 5 October for one of these family events

Annie at Piccadilly Theatre

to Piccadilly Theatre One of the world's favourite family musicals, Annie, is back in the West End for a run at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Serpentine
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Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

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 5th October and see an exhibition

National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery's "Reflections' exhibition will explain how Van Eyck's 'Arnolfini Portrait' influenced the Pre-Raphaelites.
Victoria & Albert Museum

to 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 5 October?

Kensington Palace

to Kensington Palace The 'Her Fashion Story' exhibition at Kensington Palace has some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana.
Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral Westminster Cathedral's campanile is one of the city's best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 5 October

Noël Coward Theatre
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Martin Freeman, Sarah Lancashire – Labour of Love

Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire will be starring in James Graham's sharp new political play, 'Labour of Love'.
National Army Museum
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War Paint - Brushes With Conflict

'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 Thursday 5th October

Jason’s Trip
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Jasons Trip, from Little Venice to Camden

Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.
Jack The Ripper Tour

Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
 

Classical music

How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?

Barbican Hall
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Semyon Bychkov conducting Britten and Mahler

Join the London Symphony Orchestra for an evening of classical works by Britten and Mahler at Barbican Hall.
Royal Albert Hall

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 5 October

Serpentine Gallery

to Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of work by Wade Guyton, called 'Das New Yorker Atelier, Abridged'.
Guildhall Art Gallery
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Trauma - a gladiator returns to the amphitheatre

The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Thursday 5th October

Wembley Stadium
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World Cup Qualifier: England v Slovenia

England will be playing their final home game of the 2018 World Cup Qualifying campaign against Slovenia.
Photographer’s Gallery
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Gregory Crewdson - Cathedral of the Pines

The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson.
St. James’s Park
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Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

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.
 
 
 
 
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