Crown Group’s Top Ten for October 2019

Crown Group’s Top Ten for October 2019

Whilst summer is definitely behind us and we aren’t quite ready for Christmas, October is a wonderful month full of pumpkins, spice and everything nice! If you’re heading to London this month, here is a roundup of our favourite events in the upcoming month!

London Restaurant Festival 1 October 2019 – 31 October 2019, All Over London

A foodie’s paradise – enjoy tastings, restaurant hopping tours and masterclasses from London’s top chefs throughout October! Book your spot early to avoid disappointment.

https://www.londonrestaurantfestival.com/ultimate-gastronomic-weekend/

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: All

BFI Film Festival 2 October 2019 – 13 October 2019, All Over London

Enjoy a fortnight of fantastic British films, documentaries and shorts. This year’s headlines include The Personal History of David Copperfield, The Irishman, Knives Out and The Aeronauts to name a few!

https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/lff/Online/

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: All

Frieze London and Frieze Masters Art Fair 3 October 2019 – 6 October 2019, Regent’s Park

Featuring art from over a 100 galleries and from over 1000 artists, the Frieze show will definitely not disappoint! Book early if you want to meet a particular artist or hear them speak about their work!

https://frieze.com/fairs/frieze-london

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Mabledon Court Hotel, Kings Cross St Pancras

Hidden London From 11 October 2019, All over London

Ever wondered what happened to the abandoned train stations and tunnels scattered across London? As part of Hidden London, the London Transport Museum is opening up the tunnels for guided tours and will bare all their secrets! Perfect for a Halloween spook we think!

https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/hidden-london

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: All – although there are a large number of tours through the secret tunnels near Euston. The closest hotels to these tours are Bloomsbury Palace Hotel (Gower Street) and Mabledon Court Hotel (Kings Cross St Pancras)

Natural History Museum Ice Rink 19 October 2019 – 12 January 2020, South Kensington

The Natural History Museum is one of the first outdoor ice rinks to open its doors each year, followed closely by the rink at Canary Wharf. Enjoy the ambience as you skate next to one of London’s most iconic buildings

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/exhibitions/ice-rink.html

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Bloomsbury Palace Hotel, Gower Street, Bloomsbury

London Literature Festival 17 October 2019 – 27 October 2019, Southbank Centre

With 11 days of talks, poetry, readings and performances, the festival aims to explore fairy tales for our times. The festival will open with ‘Poetry International’, originally founded by Ted Hughes.

https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/festivals-series/london-literature-festival?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIva3ukeTp5AIVBNreCh3BewVJEAAYASAAEgJ3m_D_BwE

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Great St Helen Hotel, London Liverpool Street

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 18 October 2019 – 31 May 2020, Natural History Museum, South Kensington

With every passing year, the Wildlife Photographer of the World exhibition exceeds expectations and, being its 55th year, we expect it to surpass all previous exhibitions yet again! (we hope we haven’t jinxed it!). The 100 images selected span a range of animal behaviours, rare species and delicate wildlife. 

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/wpy.html

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Bloomsbury Palace Hotel, Gower Street, Bloomsbury

Where Light Falls 24 October 2019 – 27 October 2019, St Pauls

In commemoration of the Blitz, watch St Paul’s Cathedral lit up with photographs and visuals of the heroes of the time. Alongside the lights display, there will be poetry and tales about the lives of some of London’s unsung heroes.

https://historicengland.org.uk/get-involved/visit/where-light-falls/

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Great St Helen Hotel, London Liverpool Street

VegFest 26 October 2019 – 27 October 2019, Olympia

Join the UK’s biggest vegan festival and meet some of the UK’s biggest vegan producers of food, drinks, clothing, magazines and more! 

https://www.vegfest.co.uk

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Bloomsbury Palace Hotel, Gower Street, Bloomsbury

Halloween 31 October 2019, All over London

Join in the fun on this spooky evening! We will post our favourite haunts nearer the time – Don’t forget to look back!

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: All

Natural History Museum Ice Rink

Ice Rink at the Natural History Museum

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