October in London means that autumn is here, but don't hibernate indoors. Get outdoors and see the capital's trees change colour on a city walk that ends with Sunday lunch at one of London's best pubs with a fire. If you're up for a fright, there's Halloween to look forward to, which means Halloween parties and fancy dress galore. Or, scare yourself silly with our guide to spooky London. October in London is also the time of the London Film Festival, London Literary Festival, London Restaurant Festival, London Cocktail Week, Museums at Night, Frieze London, Africa on the Square and the city's Diwali celebrations. While for sports fanatics the month holds the Six Day London and NFL London Games. October is packed with new openings, so get a load of our guide best events, things to do and cultural happenings throughout October 2019.
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