10 things you won’t want to miss this October
The leaves are changing and there is a distinct chill of winter hanging in the air. But, before you get ready to hibernate with your favourite slippers and cocoa, here are 10 things you really will want to leave the house for.
- London Restaurant Festival All month, London’s best restaurants
Now in its 10th year, the London Restaurant Festival has 60 restaurants for you to choose from. Indulge in tasting evenings, go restaurant hopping or choose one of the special film and food pairing evenings.
- Oktober Fest until the 28 October, Queen Elizabeth Park
Bringing a bit of Bavaria into London, Erdinger are hosting a traditional Oktober Fest – full of Germany’s best shows, food and drink.
- London Cocktail Week 2 – 8 October, All over London
Sign up and enjoy £6 cocktails at 250 participating restaurants and bars. And for those connoisseurs out there, head to the Old Spitalfields Market to enjoy one of the week’s special masterclasses.
- Yayoi Kusama 3 October – 21 December, Angel
The Infinity Mirror Series is coming back to London! For her 12th show, Yayoi Kusama is bringing a series of spotted bronze pumpkins and her infamous her polka dot style.
- Frieze London 4- 7 October, Regent’s Park
Coming together for one weekend only, art from 160 leading galleries worldwide will be on display in Regent’s Park. Curators and artists will also be presenting their ideas and some pieces are will also be available for sale! An event not to be missed for all contemporary art lovers!
- BFI London Film Festival 10 – 21 October, 14 Cinemas across London
Opening with Widows (directed by Steve McQueen), this year’s festival promises to outdo all others. With 225 features from 77 countries, there will definitely be something to suit everyone.
- NFL London 14- 28 October, Wembley
NFL is holding 3 matches in London this October. Grab yourself a ticket for
The Seattle Seahawks vs Oakland Raiders (Oct 14)
The Tennessee Titans vs Los Angeles Chargers (Oct 21) or
The Philadelphia Eagles vs Jacksonville Jaguars (Oct 28)
- Six Day London 23 – 28 October, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Watch professional cyclists compete at the Lee Valley VeloPark over this 6 day tournament. Accompanied by musical entertainment and special guests, this promises to be a sporting event you won’t want to miss.
- Museums At Night 25 – 27 October, Museums all over London
In the run up to Halloween, enjoy spooky talks and themed events as London’s museums and galleries open their doors for special late night programmes
- Halloween 31 October, All over London
We will be posting our spooky line up closer to the time!!