London events calendar

Your month-by-month guide to the biggest and best new events in London



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Welcome to our guide to the biggest and best new openings in London. Check out the months below to see our hand-picked selection of the best new events beginning this month, next month and even further ahead. From theatre, exhibition and film openings to gigs, festivals and comedy shows, if it's new, it's here - go on, dive in!

London's biggest events by month


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Upcoming dates for your diary

Half-term in London

Wintery weather needn't mean that the kids be stuck in front of the telly all week – we've got half-term in the capital covered

  1. Mon Oct 27 – Fri Oct 31

Women Fashion Power

This exhibition looks at the wardrobes of 25 exceptional women, who've made their names in politics, culture, business and fashion

  1. Wed Oct 29 - Sun Apr 26

Halloween in London

Blood, guts and ghosts stories – find the best ways to scare yourself stupid in the capital this Halloween

  1. Fri Oct 31

Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Fire Festival

Last year's fiery spectacular was a total banger and this year's festivities promise to be pretty impressive once again

  1. Fri Oct 31

Bonfire Night in London

Ooooh, ahhhh, wow... Admire the capital's biggest and best fireworks this Bonfire Night

  1. Wed Nov 5

Lord Mayor's Show and Fireworks

One of the capital's biggest and best festivals returns for another year this November

  1. Sat Nov 8

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

The prestigious photographic portrait award returns with a showcase of the most talented photographers across the globe

  1. Thu Nov 13 - Sun Feb 22

Hyper Japan Christmas Market

Hyper Japan is back this November with a Christmas market celebrating Japanese culture and cuisine at its best

  1. Fri Nov 14 - Sun Nov 16

'Frozen' Sing-along at the Royal Albert Hall

This is your chance to see the Oscar-winning animation in sparkling HD at the Royal Albert Hall

  1. Mon Nov 17

The Institute of Sexology

This exhibition brings together the great pioneers of the study of sex with more than 200 pieces of art, erotica, photography and more

  1. Thu Nov 20 - Sun Sep 20

The Enchanted Woodland

Syon Park make their woodlands even more magical by illuminating the gardens to create a colourful trail for visitors to wander along

  1. Fri Nov 21 - Sun Dec 7

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Even the Grinch would have a job stealing all the Christmas from Hyde Park's massive tribute to festive fun, which is back for 2014

  1. Fri Nov 21 - Sun Jan 4

Brick 2014: Built for Lego Fans

This interactive event will feature workshops with professional brick builders and Lego designers, a brick market place

  1. Thu Nov 27 - Sun Nov 30

Foodies Festival Christmas

The Foodies Festival is hosting their first ever Chrimbo special, which promises ot be three days of festive culinary fun

  1. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Nov 30

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