November welcomes London history, firework displays and the countdown to festive events! We’ve done the research and picked our favourite London events for you to explore this month.
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Skate at Somerset House
Enjoy the perfect winter day out at Somerset House. The stunning courtyard is being transformed again into one of London’s most picturesque ice skating rinks. Skate Lates features an extra special series of music nights throughout the season – the perfect start to your weekend. In partnership with Fortnum & Mason enjoy a spectacle rink-side view with a drink or warming snack.
LOCATION: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
WHEN: 14th November 2018 – 13th January 2019
TICKETS: From £11.00 per adult, £8.50 per child.
Life in the Dark
Waiting for the new addition of Blue Planet? November welcomes Life in Dark, the Natural History Museum exhibition taking you on a journey to the depth of the oceans. Life in the Dark follows deep sea fish, as well as moles, moths and crocodiles to find out what goes on in the shadows.
LOCATION: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London SW7 5BD
WHEN: Throughout November – December 2018
TICKETS: From £13.00 per adult, kids go free.
Armistice Day, Remember the fallen on the 11th November
In 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare during WW1. Silence in the Square takes place every year in Trafalgar Square to remember the fallen. Also, a service and parade takes place at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, which is attended by the Queen as well as politicians and military representatives.
LOCATION: Memorable events take place across the city.
WHEN: 11am, 11th November.
TICKETS: Most events are free to on-look.
Jimmy’s Winter Lodge and Igloos
We’re one month closer to winter, so how to celebrate in true luxury? Let Jimmy Garcia entertain at his winter lodge and igloos as they return to the Southbank. The Lodge and river-side igloos promise more fondue, Instagrammable dining and an ultimate pop-up experience.
LOCATION: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
WHEN: Throughout November and December 2018
TICKETS: Refuge Restaurant, Street food and Bar as well as the Igloos all vary.
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