London Events

Do more with EMR this autumn.

There’s always something happening in the capital, and this autumn is no exception. We’ve pulled together some of the best events from October and November to help you escape the everyday.
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Food & Drink


12th & 19th October

The UK’s first vegan Oktoberfest celebration, featuring vegan beers, bratwurst, street food and brass bands.

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London restaurant festival

1st–31st October

This unique programme of over 60 events celebrates London’s extraordinarily diverse range of restaurants.

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Chef cooking meat


Dates in October & November

London’s Oktoberfest celebrations rival the beer halls of Munich – there are events popping up all over the city during October and November.

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London cocktail week

4th–13th October

Love cocktails? Mix up your trip to the capital with cut price cocktails at some of London’s best bars.

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Cocktail being poured


NFL in London

Dates in October & November

Top teams from the NFL compete over four fixtures taking place at Wembley Stadium and the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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American Football Platers


29th October

International teams compete in a new, fast-paced and exciting 5v5 rugby format taking place indoors at the O2 Arena.

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Rugby stadium


BBC Music Introducing LIVE

31st October–2nd November

With previous performers including Ed Sheeran and George Ezra, head to the Tabacco Dock to see the next up-and-coming acts in music.

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EFG London Jazz festival

15th–24th November

World-class artists and emerging stars perform at iconic venues across London over the 10 day festival.

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Jazz festival

Unmissable Events

London Literature Festival

17th–27th October

Southbank Centre's London Literature Festival returns for its 13th year with an exploration of fairy tales for our times with today's leading writers, thinkers and cultural observers.

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Man breakdancing

London Horror Festival

Dates in October & November

Embrace your ghoulish side with the UK's original and largest festival of live horror performance.

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Characters in halloween makeup

Bonfire night

Early November

Nowhere does bonfire night quite like London. There will be displays at famous locations such as Battersea Park, Alexandra Palace, and the O2 Arena

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Hidden London

Opens 11th October

The London Transport museum presents an immersive journey of some of London’s most secret spaces in the oldest subterranean railway in the world.

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London underground tunnel

The Lord Mayor’s Show

9th November

London pomp and pageantry at its best - a joyful and diverse civic parade of over 6000 people, with dozens of marching bands, military detachments, carriages, dance troupes, giant contraptions and ceremonial displays.

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Marching soldiers