Before we get into the excitement of Christmas there’s this little thing called autumn. The time where the leaves start falling and we cuddle up on the couch with a cosy blanket.
But wait… you don’t have to spend your autumn days (nights) inside…London has a lot to offer …every season.
We’ve put together a list of some of the best events happening in London in October and November 2018 to keep you going as the days get shorter and the nights get colder.
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- ART FAIRS
Frieze – the mother of all art fairs is just one of the cultural highlights this autumn. The sculpture park has already been up, but come October, the marquees will be back in Regent’s Park. The focus of Frieze is on contemporary and living artists. Further East the Moniker Art Fair takes over Shoreditch’s Old Truman Brewery focusing on urban contemporary art.
BFI FILM FEST
MUSEUMS AT NIGHT
Museums at Night is the UK-wide festival of Lates in museums and galleries dedicated to shining a light on Britain’s sparkling culture and heritage. The Museum of Brands, The Wiener Library and London Transport Museum are just some of the London venues keeping their doors open after hours for lates, talks, workshops and more for Museums at Night.
NFL IN LONDON
NFL is visiting London from America again this autumn, with three matches played at Wembley over consecutive weeks. For the first time, this year the teams will be playing their regular season games here in the UK, rather than extra games.
The Natural History Museum Ice Rink opens just in time for half term.
25 October 2018
LONDON COCKTAIL WEEK
London Cocktail Week is the biggest, most vibrant celebration of our capital’s fantastic cocktail scene and the biggest event of it’s kind – in the world! With 300 bars signed up to the Cocktail Tours and a week-long cocktail village at it’s heart, this is the ultimate week off work for those that love a mixed drink… Whether you’re a gin lover or a whisky guy – there’s something for everyone during this week-long excuse to call in sick. From Clapham to Clerkenwell and all London boroughs in between – we cherry pick the list of venues to bring you the very best drinks offering from around the capital.
1-7 October 2018
UK’s biggest vegan festival brings 280 exhibitors and 150 speakers to Olympia, aimed at those living (or considering) a vegan lifestyle.
LONDON RESTAURANT FESTIVAL
London Restaurant Festival aims to deliver the most memorable and creative events, taking place in the restaurants themselves. These range from chef-hosted lunches to tasting menus and restaurant-hopping tours. Curated by the London Restaurant Festival team, these events will show you the highlights and diversity of London’s thriving restaurant scene. Event tickets are available to buy at Ticketmaster.
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