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London Events on Friday 25th October 2024

Things to do on 25 Oct include watching the new musical The Devil Wears Prada with songs by Elton John, and visiting the National Gallery's Constable exhibition

Halloween events

Ghost Bus Tour

Ghost Bus Tour – Scary nighttime ride through London A scary nighttime bus tour that will take you on a journey through the dark heart of the capital

AIM Escape's Hotel of Horrors

AIM Hotel Of Horrors Escape Room Game Can you escape from Londons scariest hotel before the evil spirit takes your soul?

AIM Escape's Psychopath's Den

AIM Psychopaths Den - Horror Escape Room Game Escape from a serial killers blood-spattered torture room by solving puzzles

AIM Escape's Patient Zero 2150

AIM Patient Zero 2150 - Zombie Escape Room Game Enter a top secret facility to try and stop humankind turning into zombies!

Stranger Things The First Shadow

Netflixs Stranger Things: The First Shadow A supernatural thriller based on the hugely popular Netflix TV series

Jack The Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Bus Tour

Jack The Ripper & Sherlock Holmes Bus Tour After-dark tour around the streets of London to see famous crime scenes ending at the Sherlock Holmes pub

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Jack the Ripper Walking Tour with Ripper-Vision

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour with Ripper-Vision Walk the nighttime streets of Victorian London where Jack the Ripper committed his crimes

London A Halloween Haunted Adventure with Ghost equipment

Halloween Haunted Adventure - with Ghost Equipment Walk through dark alleyways and darkened parks to see some of Londons most haunted buildings

Theatre shows & Musicals

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada - With songs by Elton John A new musical about fashion and glamour with a soundtrack of songs by Elton John

Mean Girls

Mean Girls The Musical at the Savoy Theatre Tina Feys movie about the Queen Bees of North Shore High is now a West End musical

MJ - The Musical

MJ - The Michael Jackson Musical A jukebox musical celebrating the life of the legendary King of Pop Michael Jackson

Mrs Doubtfire

Mrs Doubtfire Musical - Robin Williams comedy classic The hilarious new musical adaptation of Robin Williams smash-hit comedy Mrs Doubtfire

Cabaret

Cabaret - Step into Berlins legendary Kit Kat Club An electrifying production set inside a recreation of Berlins famous Kit Kat Club

Moulin Rouge The Musical

Moulin Rouge - Musical based on Baz Luhrmanns movie The legendary cabaret club in Paris has been brought to life at the Piccadilly Theatre

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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Harry Potter & The Cursed Child - JK Rowlings New Story A new story by JK Rowling which catches up with Harry Potter and his son in later life

Six

SIX - Henry VIIIs wives as modern pop princesses Henry VIIIs wives have discovered girl power and take to the stage to tell their Tudor tales

Les Miserables

Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre An epic story of passion and injustice set against the backdrop of the French Revolution

Matilda - The Musical

Roald Dahls Matilda The Musical - Music by Tim Minchin Roald Dahls childrens story about Matilda teaching the grown-ups a lesson2

Wicked

Wicked - The untold story of The Wizard of Oz witches Meet the witches before they met Dorothy on the Yellow Brick Road1

Witness For The Prosecution

Agatha Christies Witness For The Prosecution Watch Agatha Christies gripping crime drama from the jury box of a real court room

Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia - ABBAs smash-hit West End musical Based on the hit movie about three dads turning up to a Greek island wedding4

Back To The Future - The Musical

Back To The Future Musical at the Adelphi Theatre Marty McFly and Doc Browns time-travelling adventures have been turned into a musical

Hamilton

Hamilton - American revolutionary musical The Tony Award-winning musical about George Washingtons right hand man

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Save up to 34% TINA - The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre The story of Tinas life from her humble start in Nutbush to becoming a global superstar

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre Will Cornley Drama Society crack under the pressure of putting on a new show?2

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

Agatha Christies The Mousetrap at St Martins Theatre The worlds longest-running play will keep you guessing whodunnit until the very end

Music concerts & Comedy gigs

ABBA

ABBA Voyage - A virtual concert with ABBA avatars See Agnetha Bjorn Benny and Anni-Frid back on stage as digital projections3

Mamma Mia The Party

Mamma Mia The Party - ABBA meal at the O2 Arena Visit the Greek taverna from the ABBA movie in an evening of eating singing and dancing

Various artists

Sofar Sounds secret concert in a surprise location Get hold of an invite to a secret concert held in a surprise venue somewhere within London

City Comedy Club

City Comedy Club downstairs at the Trapeze Bar A hilarious line of up-and-coming comedians and big name comics from the TV

Top Stand-Up Comedy in Covent Garden

Stand-Up Comedy at Seven Dials Covent Garden A line-up of hilarious stand-up comedians right in the heart of Londons West End

Art & Museum exhibitions

Discover Constable & The Hay Wain

Discover Constables The Hay Wain at the National Gallery Explore the making of Constables famous English countryside landscape

Mike Kelley Ghost And Spirit

Mike Kelley: Ghost & Spirit at the Tate Modern The first major UK exhibition by American artist Mike Kelley at the Tate Modern

Drawn to Blue Artists' use of blue paper

Drawn to Blue: Artists use of blue paper at the Courtauld Drawings made on blue paper from the Courtauld Gallerys own collection

Monet and London Views of the Thames

Monet & London: Views of the Thames at the Courtauld Its been 120 years since Monets Thames views were last seen together

Turner Prize 2024

Turner Prize 2024 exhibition at Tate Britain The annual Turner Prize exhibition showcasing the work of the shortlisted artists

Michael Craig-Martin

Michael Craig-Martin exhibition at the Royal Academy An exhibition looking back at the career of the British conceptual artist

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Van Gogh Poets and Lovers

Van Gogh: Poets & Lovers at the National Gallery A once-in-a-lifetime exhibition bringing together Van Goghs most beloved paintings

Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi exhibition at the Tate Modern A major survey of the acclaimed South African photographer Zanele Muholi

East London Street Art Tour & Spray Painting Session

East London Street Art Tour + Spray Painting Session See some graffiti in the East End and then attend a spray painting workshop

Family & Kid’s events

Virtual Reality Experience at DNA VR London

DNA VR: Virtual Reality Arcade Experience Immerse yourself inside a virtual reality world with more than 40 games to play

AIM Escape's Spy Heroes

AIM Spy Heroes - Family-Friendly Escape Room Game Save your friend from his arch-nemesis by using his high-tech gadgets and gizmos

IFS Cloud Cable Car

Ride the IFS Cloud Cable Car from the O2 Arena Ride a dangling cable car over the River Thames between the O2 Arena and Excel Centre16

VR & Immersive experiences

Bond for a Day Immersive Tour & Dining Experience

James Bond For A Day: Tour & Shooting Experience Enter the spy world of 007 with a chauffeured tour and vodka martini

The Murder Express Immersive Dining Experience

The Murder Express Immersive Dining Experience A comedy murder mystery and 3-course meal set onboard a luxury train carriage

Drinking experiences, Parties & Pub crawls

Clapham Pub Crawl

Clapham Pub Crawl from Simmons Bar Visit five of Claphams best pubs and clubs whilst enjoying cheap drinks and party games

The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl

The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl Visit some of the pubs and clubs in Shoreditch whilst enjoying cheap drinks and party games

Camden Party Pub Crawl

Camden Party Pub Crawl starting at Belushis Bar Explore the pubs and clubs around Camden whilst enjoying some cheap drinks and party games

London Gin Craze - The Ultimate Gin Experience

London Gin Craze - The Ultimate Gin Tasting Experience Visit four of Londons finest gin palaces and sample some in the company of an expert guide

London Pub Crawl

London Pub Crawl around Soho and the West End Stagger around the heart of the West End on a pub crawl around the best bars and clubs

London Party Pub Crawl

London Party Pub Crawl around West End bars & clubs Join a crowd of party people for a fun night out in the West Ends liveliest bars and clubs

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Piccadilly and Soho Beer Bike Tour

Beer Bike Tour around Piccadilly and Soho Pedal a 15-seater beer bike around London while enjoying some sights and drinks

The Chocolate Cocktail Club

The Chocolate Cocktail Club - A Bar For Chocoholics Sample one of the heavenly drinks from the UKs first chocolate cocktail bar

Free Tea Fridays

Free Tea Fridays at the Museum of the Home A chance to meet people in the local community and try the museums creative activities

Food experiences & Afternoon teas

Fortnum & Mason Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea in Fortnum & Masons Diamond Jubilee Salon Enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason

The Ritz Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea in the Ritz Hotels Palm Court Enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Save up to 36% Faulty Towers – A Chaotic Comedy Dining Experience A chaotic comedy dinner with lashings of laughter served up by Manuel Basil and Sybil

Cutty Sark Afternoon Tea

Cutty Sark: Afternoon tea beneath the ships hull Enjoy some fine teas and sandwiches whilst sitting underneath the Cutty Sarks hull

Royal & Religious events

Westminster Abbey Evensong

Choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey Sit by Westminster Abbeys 1000-year-old altar and listen to a beautiful choral Evensong service9

St Paul's Cathedral Evensong

Choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral Attend a choral Evensong at St Pauls Cathedral and see part of the Cathedral for free5

Political events & Military parades

Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

Guided Tour: Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace Watch the soldiers marching after forming up outside St Jamess Palace

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace Changing the Guard at the palace is one of Londons must-see sights10

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards

Changing the Guard ceremony at Horse Guards Parade Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to Buckingham Palace but a lot less crowded4

Dismounting Ceremony at Horse Guards

Dismounting Ceremony (4 OClock Parade) at Horse Guards A daily ceremony of Foot Guards and cavalry that takes place in the courtyard at Horse Guards7

Ceremony of the Keys

Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London A Yeoman Warder has been locking up the Tower of London every night for 700 years6

Westminster Walking Tour with Churchill's War Rooms

Westminster Walking Tour + Churchill War Rooms Walk past Downing Street and Parliament and then enter the Churchill War Rooms underground bunker

Bus, Taxi & Train sightseeing tours

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

Uber Boat - Thames Clippers River Bus Service Uber runs a river bus along a 15-mile stretch of the river from Putney to Greenwich12

See London By Night

See London By Night – Spectacular Nighttime Bus Tour A sightseeing bus tour past Londons famous landmarks beautifully lit up at night2

City Cruises

City Cruises – Westminster to Greenwich sightseeing boat Enjoy a sightseeing boat trip between Big Ben and Greenwich and pass under Tower Bridge4

Thames River Sightseeing

Thames River Sightseeing (TRS) Boat to Greenwich Take a boat trip and see Londons landmarks on a TRS cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich8

Big Bus Tours

Big Bus Tours - London Open-Top Sightseeing Bus An open-top sightseeing bus taking in all the best landmarks with a river cruise and walk included5

Tootbus Tour

Tootbus Tour - London Open-Top Sightseeing Bus One of Londons most popular sightseeing buses is a great way to see all the landmarks7

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Jason's Trip

Jasons Trip – Canal boat from Little Venice to Camden A painted canal boat that runs down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock16

Beatles Tour of London by Black Taxi

Beatles Tour - Three hours in a London black taxi Ride an iconic London black taxi around the places associated with The Beatles including Abbey Road

London Private Underground and Tube Tour

Private tube tour of the London Underground A two-hour tour of the London Underground including a journey from Paddington to Sloane Square

London Private Chauffeur-Driven Sightseeing Tour

Private chauffeur-driven tour around Londons landmarks Create your own tailor-made route around London in the comfort of a chauffeur-driven car

No26 Bus

No26 – Londons cheapest sightseeing bus past lots of famous landmarks A cheap alternative to riding those expensive open-top sightseeing buses28

Guided sightseeing walks

London Rock 'n' Roll History Tour

Rock N Roll History Tour + Abbey Road Crossing A fully guided minibus tour through Londons rock n roll history including The Beatles Abbey Road

Wizards London Walk

Wizards Walk - Harry Potter London Locations Tour Walk in the footsteps of JK Rowlings Harry Potter and see some of the famous locations from the books and movies

London Harry Potter Locations Walking Tour

Harry Potter walking tour - Locations from the books & movies Visit some of the famous locations that featured in JK Rowlings Harry Potter books and movies

London's Palaces and Parliament Walking Tour

Palaces & Parliament walking tour around Westminster See 20 of the most famous landmarks in Westminster in the company of a knowledgable guide

London Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Audio Tour

Scavenger hunt - Self-guided walking tour of London A fun walking tour around ten of Londons most famous landmarks - solving clues and riddles on a mobile app

StreetHunt Games Outdoor Adventure Game

Outdoor Adventure Game: The Case of Colombias Finest Discover some of the citys most curious locations in this self-guided outdoor adventure game

Day trips & Excursions

From London The Cotswolds Blenheim Palace & Downtown Abbey

Cotswolds Blenheim Palace & Downtown Abbey village Drive through the Cotswolds to Churchills birthplace and the village seen in Downton Abbey

Harry Potter Studio Tour and Oxford Day Trip

Day trip to Oxford & Harry Potter Film Studios A coach trip to the university town of Oxford followed by a tour of Harry Potters Warner Bros Studios

Other events in London

Up at The O2

Up At The O2 Arena - Climb to the top of the dome Climb to the top of the O2s roof and enjoy a 360-degree view of Londons skyline

Professional Photoshoot at Tower Bridge

Book a professional photoshoot at Tower Bridge Treat yourself to a professional photoshoot in front of Tower Bridge for an amazing holiday souvenir

Scenes In The Square

Scenes In The Square - Cinema statues in Leicester Square Walk around an interactive trail of bronze statues and try and find all the film stars hiding in Leicester Square

Things to do in London on 25 October – George III became king on this day in 1760, the so-called ‘mad king’ who lost America and spent the later part of the 1780s couped up inside Kew Palace. Most of the palace has been knocked down now, but the Dutch House still survives in the grounds of Kew Gardens.