London events > London events in October > London events on 4th October Need some inspiration for 4th October? Britain’s first escalator was installed at Earl’s Court on this day in 1911, so how about visiting the best escalator in London? You’ll find it inside the Earth Hall at the Natural History Museum, topped off with a pulsating planet. We also like the Egyptian-inspired one at Harrods. Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Wednesday 4th October Show all music, comedy to 4th 14th Oct 2017 • Eventim Apollo Ricky Gervais is taking his new 'Humanity' show on a 37-date world tour, including a two-week run at the Eventim Apollo.
Theatre shows Go and watch a play on Wednesday 4 October, or one of London’s musicals Show all theatre to 4th Oct 6th Jan 2018 • Wyndham’s Theatre 'Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle' follows two complete strangers after they meet each other in a crowded station.
Family & Kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 4 October for one of these family events Show all kid’s events to 4th 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 Wednesday 4th October and see an exhibition Show all exhibitions to 4th Oct 2nd Apr 2018 • National Gallery The National Gallery's "Reflections' exhibition will explain how Van Eyck's 'Arnolfini Portrait' influenced the Pre-Raphaelites.
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 4 October? Show royal, religious 4th October 2017 • Windsor Castle Dr Simon Thurley will be rethinking the history of Windsor Castle with a talk about the changes made since Henry VII.
Political & Military Parades are always popular with tourists – here are some on the 4 October Show all political, military to 4th 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 Wednesday 4th October Show all tours to 4th 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.
Classical music How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music? Show all classical 4th October 2017 • Barbican Hall The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some works by Larcher, Bruch, Webyn and Haydn at Barbican Hall.
Free events There are lots of free events happening in London on the 4 October Show all free events to 4th 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 Wednesday 4th October Show other events to 4th 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 4th 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.