What a great start to autumn with beautiful blue skies and long cosy evenings by the fire or perhaps you’re just like me wrapped up like a sausage under your duvet. As mother nature waves her magic wand we look at what London is serving up this month. Here are our top picks.
London Restaurant Week - 1st-31st October
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.
London Cocktail Week - 1st-7th October
Get ready to tap that tipple this month with London Cocktail Week returning for another week-long celebration of the capital's best mixology.
If you’re looking for something a little different why not come and discover what it’s like to have Drinks at Home - Perfected by Patrón. In the hustle and bustle of Hoxton, East London, Patrón Tequila will be taking over a secret location and transforming it into a Simply Perfect home and tequila haven where you can learn from some of the most talented bartenders how to mix Patrón cocktails at home.
Frieze London - 4th-7th October
Frieze London features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries. View and buy art from over 1,000 of today’s leading artists, and experience the fair’s critically acclaimed curated sections and Talks programme.
Halloween in London
Too old for trick or treating these days? Trust us, there’s still a lot of fun to be had on and around Halloween in London.
One for the little kids - Pumpkin Patch at Crockford Bridge Farm
As Autumn approaches, the cheery sight of glowing orange pumpkins means that Halloween and Crockford Bridges Farm’s famous Pumpkin Patch is just around the corner. There is lot’s of fun, friendly Pumpkin activities to be had over the October Half Term.
One for the big kids - Ghost hunts and ghost tours in London
London is steeped in history, and therefore home to countless ghost stories and gruesome, grisly tales: myths and urban legends as well as terrible, true facts. There‘s no denying it, our city has a dark side. Feeling brave? Grab your ghost detector and gear up for these genuinely terrifying ghost tours in London. From tales of the plague, tours around Hampton Court Palace and the Tower of London there will something to scare you witless!