October Events in London

 
 

Following on from a vibrant summer in the British capital, October promises to usher in the autumn months with an equally broad and enticing schedule of cultural happenings, revelry and big city fun. Whether you’re looking to join an American football street party, get in the spooky spirit for Halloween, or tread the red carpet

 

05th October 2015

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October Events in London

Following on from a vibrant summer in the British capital, October promises to usher in the autumn months with an equally broad and enticing schedule of cultural happenings, revelry and big city fun. Whether you’re looking to join an American football street party, get in the spooky spirit for Halloween, or tread the red carpet at the London Film festival, a stay at one of our elegant London boutique hotels will put you in the perfect position to enjoy all the best October events in London.

London Restaurant Festival    

October Events in London

Discover the capital’s top restaurants at the month-long London Restaurant Festival © London Restaurant Festival

A month-long foodie extravaganza that celebrates and showcases the best of the city’s restaurants and food cultures, the London Restaurant Festival – now in its seventh year – will see some of London’s best restaurants offering specially created menus, food tours, and a plethora of events featuring chefs like Mark Hix and Marcus Wareing.

From 1st – 31st October 2015.
London Restaurant Festival

The Winter’s Tale

October Events in London

Catch this hotly anticipated production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale © Offical Theatre

Set to be one of the most hotly anticipated October events in London, this production of Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” at The Garrick Theatre sees Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench treading the boards in the leading roles of this tragicomedy of love and obsession.

From 17th October 2015 – 16th January 2016.
The Winter’s Tale

NFL on Regent Street

October Events in London

Live music and cheerleading are just a part of the fun at NFL on Regent Street © NFLUK

Bringing a hint of American block party action to London, NFL on Regent Street will see the area between Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus closed to traffic so that around 600,000 American football fans and general revellers can enjoy all the fun of the NFL, with live music acts, cheerleaders, food and drink stands and more.

24th October 2015.
NFL on Regent Street

Frieze London

October Events in London

Head over to the annual contemporary art fair Frieze London © Oli Scarff / Getty Images

Held in the verdant surroundings of Regent’s Park, Frieze London is an annual contemporary art fair that brings together international art galleries, dealers and art lovers. Showcasing cutting edge art from established and up-and-coming talent, the fair’s diverse programme also includes talks, live music and film.

From 14th – 17th October 2015-08-25
Frieze Art Fair

OktoberFest London

October Events in London

Join in on the revelry of Oktoberfest © Leigh Wolf / Flickr

Synonymous with beer and good cheer, Oktoberfest is a much-loved German event, which gets its first British incarnation this year. The inaugural four-day event, held at London’s Tobacco Dock, will feature food from award-winning Herman Ze German, authentic German beer, and, of course, live music and lederhosen.

From 8th – 11th October 2015.
OkotberFest London

The Fabric of India

October Events in London

See the rich and fascinating display of Indian textiles at Fabric of India © V&A Museum

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is well known for its innovative and thoughtful approach to art and textiles and this October is no different. On 3rd October, the V&A opens its doors to a rich and fascinating display of Indian textiles and their history, the first exhibition of its kind.

From 3rd October 2015 – 10th January 2016.
The Fabric of India

BFI London Film Festival

October Events in London

Don’t miss out on the celebration of homebred and international films, BFI London Film Festival © BFI London Film Festival

When it comes to October events in London, no list would be complete without the BFI London Film Festival. Quietly carving out a stellar reputation over the years for highlighting well-crafted and provocative homebred and international films, this year’s festival will feature the premiere of Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic.

From 7th – 18th October 2015.
BFI London Film Festival

The Home of Halloween Presents Séance!

October Events in London

Brave The London Dungeon for The Home of Halloween Presents Séance! © The London Dungeon

Already one of the spookiest buildings in London, known for its ghastly ghosts and ghouls, the London Dungeon is the best place to celebrate Halloween in London. This year’s theme is séance, an immersive experience with a full cast and a harrowing storyline.

From 1st October – 1st November 2015
The Home of Halloween Presents Séance

Once you’ve enjoyed these top October events in London, head back to the luxurious environs of our elegant London hotels to enjoy a decadent drink in the bar or a delicious dining experience.

Header image: See the stars at this year’s BFI London Film Festival © BFI London Film Festival

 

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