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London events in September

Your guide to the best happenings, events and things to do throughout September 2016 in London

Say goodbye to summer in style and get ready for all things autumn in London with our pick of the best events this September. From poking around Open House Weekend to glamming up for London Fashion Week, September eases us into the gloomier months with a feast of great things to do. And there's still a bit of outdoor fun to be had – get out and get stuck into the last of the capital's music festivals, night markets and outdoor London shindigs while you still can. 

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Our September 2016 highlights


Ceramics in the City

The annual exhibition of contemporary ceramics returns to the Geffrye in 2016, with some 50 potters showing their work to sell at very reasonable prices. The pieces range from the purely decorative to lamps and tableware. Demonstrations and talks will run over the weekend with a launch evening open to all taking place on Thursday September 22.

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Geffrye Museum , Hoxton Thursday September 22 2016 - Sunday September 25 2016

Totally Thames

Returning for another year, the Totally Thames festival graces the banks of the River Thames this September. Bigger than previous years, the celebration will take place across the whole of the month (Tue Sep 1–Wed Sep 30 2015) and is one of the many London events in September worth making a splash about. 

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By: Time Out London editors
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London events in October

The return of crisp days and cold evenings mean we're on the verge of winter, but that's no excuse to hibernate.

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By: Phoebe Trimingham



Everyone with a Smartphone or Phablet should bookmark Timeout. For Londoners, this is your one-stop shop for non-stop social interest and activities (Tongue-twister). My pick is the Open House opportunities.