In November, London is slowly preparing to celebrate Christmas with the installation of numerous ice rinks and Christmas markets. But November is also the Lord Mayor's Show, the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals or the Regent Street Motor Show.
Take advantage of the many visits to celebrate Halloween in an original and unusual way!
Haunted London Ghost Tour Bus Tour
- Jack the Ripper Tour at Twilight - Paranormal-Themed Night Walking Tour
- Walking tour among ghosts and criminals
Visit the London Dungeon Museum
See the West-End's most terrifying musical!
When? November 1 - 30, 2020 Or ? All over London
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival: one of the UK's biggest fireworks
During 2 days, Alexandra Place receives a big festival with many entertainments: beer festival, film festival, ice rink and fireworks.
Families are invited to soak up the atmosphere and to take part in activities with the presence of fire dancers and to warm up around a bonfire.
Food, street food and drink stands on site.
Information and reservations on the See Tickets website.
When? November 1 - 2, 2019 Or ? Alexandra Place Price : From £ 12.50 depending on the activity
Alexandra Palace Station
Mamma Mia! The Party
Mamma Mia! The Party is a theatrical dinner in a setting that is intended to be the replica of the tavern from the film with Meryl Streep.
For four hours, enjoy a spectacular show, a gourmet three-course Mediterranean meal and an ABBA nightclub to dance to !!!
Information and reservations on the London Box Office website.
When? November 1, 2019 - February 16, 2020 Or ? The 02 Arena Price : 180 €
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Exposition Body Worlds
Conceived by the German professor Gunther von Hagens, the Body Worlds exhibition aims to explain the mysteries and the transformations of the organism by relying on real human bodies.
This traveling exhibition presents a total of 200 bodies and organs kept intact thanks to plastination, a technique for preserving human bodies invented by Gunther von Hagens.
With over 45 million visitors, Body Worlds Vital is one of the most visited health exhibitions in the world. Often described as a "life changing experience", Body Worlds will give you a better understanding of the complexity of the human body.
Information and reservations at the British Tourist Office
When? Until October 1, 2020 Or ? London Pavilion at Piccadilly Circus Price : 27 €
After its immense success in Paris, the exhibition “Tutankhamun, the Pharaoh's treasure” travels to London for the third meeting of its world tour, which began in 2018, on the occasion of the centenary of the discovery of the tomb.
For 7 months, the Saatchi gallery, a contemporary art museum, will host 150 objects found in 1922 in the tomb of the young pharaoh, 60 of which came out of Egypt for the first time.
Information and reservations on the Ticketmaster website.
When? November 2, 2019 - May 3, 2020 Or ? Saatchi Gallery Price : £ 37.40
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Temporary exhibitions at the National Gallery
Portraits of Gauguin
Since October 7, 2019, the National Gallery presents some fifty works by Gauguin including paintings, works on paper and various objects, from public and private collections around the world.
This first exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin, shows how the French artist revolutionized the portrait from his early years as an artist to his last years spent in French Polynesia.
Book your tickets online, at the museum website to save £ 2 per ticket!
Information and reservation on the museum website
When? November 1, 2019 - January 26, 2020 Or ? National Gallery Price : £ 22- £ 24
Immersive Leonardo Da Vinci experience
The National Gallery is launching the “Leonardo Da Vinci Immersive Experience” during which the secrets of the artist's masterpiece are revealed in four distinct spaces. These four rooms include projections showing the use of light and shadow and a workshop showing how restorers can look beneath the surface of the painting.
At the end of the visit, you will discover the original masterpiece that can be found on the walls of an imaginary chapel in order to allow you to contemplate how the “Virgin of the Rocks” could have appeared in its original setting.
Book your tickets online, at the museum website to save £ 2 per ticket! Information and reservation on the museum website
When? 6 November 2019 - 12 January 2020 Or ? National Gallery Price : £ 16- £ 18
Charing Cross, Leicester Square
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American Football NFL: London Games
Each year, some NFL football matches are relocated to London in October and November.
First meeting on October 6 where the Chicago Bears will face off against the Oakland Raiders!
Information and reservations on the Ticketmaster website
When? November 3, 2019 Or ? Wembley stadium
Wembley Central, Wembley Park
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Diwali, the new Hindu
For this festival of lights, Trafalgar Square turns into a fairyland of lights.
Many activities: displays of Indian food, traditional songs, folk dances and storytelling. The esplanade is decorated with lanterns, flowers and lights.
Every year for November 5th, the City of London shoots fireworks across the city to celebrate the anniversary of the Powder Conspiracy. On November 5, 1605, the Catholic conspirator Guy Fawkes attempted to assassinate King James I and blow up Parliament.
Information on the London Tourist Office website
When? November 5 2019 Or ? All over London
The skating rink at the Natural History Museum
This ice rink, located in the Chelsea district, is ideal for families as it has an ice rink reserved for children.
Skating sessions are also reserved for people using a wheelchair.
Reservation on the Ticketmaster website
When? Until 20 January 2020 Or ? Natural History Museum
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Regent Street Motor Show
The Regent Street Motor Show is the largest free motor show in the UK where several hundred vintage and modern vehicles are displayed in the famous shopping street.
More information on the website Regent Street Motor Show
When? November 2, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 16:00 p.m. Or ? Regent Street
The Lord Mayor - mayor of the City - goes by coach a month after his election to the Royal Court of Justice to take the oath of allegiance to the British Crown.
This 800-year-old parade brings together Londoners and tourists every year who come to see more than 6500 costumed people, 165 horses and 35 floats. Without forgetting the fanfare and the fireworks!
You can attend the parade for free by standing on the parade route. It is also possible to have seats in the grandstand at St Paul's Cathedral, at a cost of £ 40. Places to book on the site the Lord Mayor's Show.
Bon plan! On this occasion, the visit of the st paul's cathedral is free
Program and information in the article What is theLord Mayor’s Show ?
When? November 9 2019 Or ? Between Guidhall and Royal Courts of Justice
Gun Salute of November 13
On the occasion of the Prince of Wales' birthday, 41 cannon shots at Green Park and 62 at the Tower of London. The Gun Salute celebrates events related to the royal family.
When? November 13 2019 Or ? 12 p.m. at Green Park and 13 p.m. at Tower of London
GFest : gayWise LGBT Arts Festival
GFest is the UK's premier gay art festival.
For ten days, LGBT artists present their creations: films, visual arts, theater, dance, short film, debate or workshop.
More information on the GFest website
When? 11 - 23 November 2019 Or ? Various locations in London
Masters de tennis in November
Last tournament of the year, the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals welcomes the 8 best tennis players who have accumulated the most ATP points during the year.
Tickets on sale on Ticketbis
When? 10 - 17 November 2019 Or ? 02 Arena
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Ice skating at Somerset House
The Somerset House ice rink located in the courtyard of the 18th century building is lit by torches and fairy lights.
Sheltered from the wind, this ice rink offers an elegant and romantic setting.
Information and reservation on the ice rink website
When? 13 November 2019 - 12 January 2020
Closed on December 25
Business hours : Every day from 10 a.m. to 22 p.m.
Covent Garden, Charing Cross, Embankment
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Hyde Park Winter Christmas Market and Ice Rink
London's largest Christmas market with around XNUMX chalets. At the entrance of the park, a fun fair with many paying attractions.
Book Winter Wonderland activities now: ice rink, Paddington show, Ferris wheel and other shows!
A magnificent Christmas market located in Hyde Park, not to be missed!
Information and reservations on the Winter Wonderland website
When? November 21, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Business hours : 10 a.m. - 00 p.m. every day
Lancaster Gate, Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner, Knightsbridge, Queensway
Unusual! Skate in one of the dry moats of London's most visited monument.
After a skating session - or not - don't miss the Ice Bar and the ice sculptures ...
When? November 16, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Information and reservations on the London Tower website.
15, 42, 78, 100, RV1
From November, it snows at Harry Potter studios
From November 18, winter arrives at studios Harry Potter ! On this occasion, illuminated Christmas trees are installed in the Great Hall and the Gryffindor common room and Hogwarts castle are under the snow.
Information and reservations on the Great Britain Tourist Office website
When? 16 November 2019 - 26 January 2020 Or ? Studio Harry Potter à Leavesden
Ice skating at Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace is one of Britain's most imposing royal residences.
The palace ice rink offers a superb view of the Thames against the backdrop of the Tudor Palace.
Information and reservations on the Hampton Court Palace website.
When? November 22, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Closed on December 25
Business hours : 11:00 pm - 19:00 pm
11, 216, 411, 641, R68
St Andrew’s Day
St Andrew's patron saint of Scotland is commemorated through festivals, traditional Scottish dances, whiskey and Scottish food tastings in many London pubs and restaurants.
When? November 30 2019 Or ? Various locations in London
Visit the royal stables
Until November 30, Royal mews discover the royal stables of the court the magnificent collection of coaches still in activity.
Information and reservations on the website of the British Tourist Office.
When? From February 1 to November 31, 2019 Or ? Behind Buckingham Palace