In and Around London - October 2018

All across London this month there is a series of not-to-be-missed events that showcase the religious, cultural and artistic spectrum of our great city. Here is a list of our favourites…

BFI Film festival – 10 Oct 2018 – 21 Oct 2018



- Cineworld Leicester Square

- Curzon Soho

- Embankment Garden Cinema

- Odeon Tottenham Court Road

- Picturehouse Central

- Prince Charles Cinema

- Vue West End

What is the BFI Film Festival?

BFI Film festival is one of the biggest annual film festivals in London. This year there are 227 features that span across 77 countries and events that consist of film talks with many up and coming directors and special guests such as Keira Knightly. This Film festival is not one to miss.

Check it out for yourself here

 MCM Comic Con – 26 Oct 2018 – 28 Oct 2018

LondonMCM_ExplosionLocation – ExCel Centre, London

What is London MCM Comicon?

Twice a year, this convention is held in May and October and is a beautiful display of comic book and film culture. With 200,000 people attending it’s a wonderful event for all lovers of comics, anime & manga, Films and books.
You cannot miss this convention if you love movies, manga and comics.

Check out the Comic Madness here

Hannah Perry – Gush – 3 Oct 2018 – 4 Nov 2018


Location -  Somerset house

What is GUSH?

GUSH presents a captivating exhibition featuring large-scale dynamic sculpture, sound and film, in a candid and personal exploration of mental and emotional health in our contemporary society. This is an unmissable experience.

Check out her exhibition here

Bloomsbury Festival – 17 Oct 2018 – 21 Oct 2018-10-08

2013-bloomsbury-festivalLocation – All Around London

What is the Bloomsbury Festival?

Bloomsbury Festival is five-day celebration of the area’s pioneering creativity. Presenting an inspiring programme of arts, science, literature, performance, discussion and reflection, each October the Festival shines a light on the radical imaginations, institutions and many more

This year’s Festival theme is Activists and Architects of Change.

Check out This year’s festival with over 130 activities.

Head over to the website to see if it interests you here

Africa On The Square – 27 Oct 2018 12:00pm – 6:00pm


Location – Trafalgar Square, London

What is Africa On the Square?

This popular event continues to grow with over 25,000 attending last year. It celebrates African arts and culture, as well as enhancing Black History Month.

I wouldn’t miss this event for the world; It’s a beautiful display of culture and diversity within London.

Check out the event page here

Diwali Festival – 28 Oct 2018 - 1:00pm – 7:00pm


Location – Trafalgar square, London

What is the Diwali Festival?

The Diwali Festival, which celebrates the Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of lights, attracts over 35,000 tourists and Londoners with its exciting music and dance stage line up, complimented by the authentic aromas from the street food market, This festival is another beautiful display of culture and demands to be visited by you!

Check out the page here

Oktoberfest – All October


Locations – Millwall Park, Canary Wharf – 4 Oct 2018

Finsbury Park (Halloween Special) – 18 Oct 2018 – 31 Oct 2018

What is Oktoberfest?

If you can’t be in Germany celebrating with the Munich crowds, then celebrating Oktoberfest in London is the next best thing! There is an absolute bucket load of great German venues in London and plenty more places throwing Oktoberfest parties. Lederhosen at the ready friends. Oktoberfest is the biggest german beer festival.

Check out all the beery goodness here


Discover Dogs – 21 & 22 October


Location – ExCel Centre, London

What Is Discover Dogs?

Discover dog is a convention to showcase over 200 different breeds of kennel club approved dogs and puppies. Throughout the two days even there is competitions, Events and shops to get your pets the best accessories. The best part of the whole event has to be cuddle corner, where you can sit down and relax with some of your favourite dog breeds.

Check out the event here