Things to do this October in London

Things to do this October in London

This October half term (15th – 30th) we have handpicked our favourite places in London with a large selection of activities that are fun for all the family, whether you’re on a staycation and here to experience what London has to offer or you’re here from overseas to experience the UK culture you’re sure to have a great time visiting these attractions this October in London.

In this blog you’ll find our top events and activities that are taking place this October half term to give you a sneak peak into thing to do during these half term holidays in London.

Are you and your family drawn to the arts? A trip to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre would be ideal as they are carrying out a selection of workshops that cover three of the Bard’s plays including King Lear (27 Oct), The Merchant of Venice (27 Oct) and a family workshop for: The Winter’s Tale (24-25 Oct).

Looking for something more immersive? Then head to The Tower Vaults deep inside The Tower Of London and experience The Gunpowder Plot in a way like never before. You can expect a mix of live action, immersive theatre, special effects and virtual reality.

More into your literature and films? Between 20th – 30th October the Southbank Centre are hosting the London Literature Festival where those who are interested will be able to take part in a workshop where attendees will be able to learn how to plan, shoot and edit a horror film at the BFI Southbank Masters of Suspense film making workshop (ages 12 to 16), which runs between the 24th and 27th October.

If Halloween is the family’s favourite holiday, then a visit to Kew Gardens may be the perfect day out for you, between 22 – 31 October in the Temperance House attendees will be able to celebrate Day of the Dead at a Mexico Family Fiesta with activities, dance workshops, carnival parades and more but be advised these are ticketed events and therefore tickets will need to be purchased from the websites beforehand.

Planning on coming to London for October half term and need somewhere to stay? Look no further than Hotel Indigo London Paddington, where we have fully customisable amenities and extras enable you to have the perfect family staycation this October in London.

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