In the run up to Christmas, London is bursting with events to get you in the celebratory mood. With its melting pot of cultures you can expect a fun-filled November with events giving a nod to many cultures. Here’s our round up of the best events coming up this November in London.
Bonfire Night in London
Remember, remember the 5th of November… Bonfire Night – also known as Guy Fawkes sees the skies come alive with epic firework displays. Firework displays will be taking place from Friday 3rd November til Sunday 5th November. Some of the most popular include Battersea Fireworks Display, Kingston Fireworks Display or just turn up to the Embankment and watch the fireworks over the Houses of Parliament for a more authentic experience!
London Folk & Roots Festival 2017
The very best in folk, roots, blues, Americana and world music from across the globe will be coming to London. Taking place over 21 days, London Folk & Roots will take over venues from the treasured and unique like The Union Chapel, St Pancras Old Church, Bush Hall or Shepherds Bush Empire, to the well-trodden and intimate spaces of The Borderline, The Slaughtered Lamb, Water Rats or Islington to name a few. Running from 29th October – 18th November.
Southbank Centre Winter Festival
Be transported to Alpine heights at the Southbank Winter Festival kicking off this November. The Southbank will come alive with the spirit of Christmas as well as fun Nordic themed pop ups to get you in the mood for Christmas. You can also enjoy a Finnish sauna on the Elizabeth Roof Gardens! Opens on 10th November!
Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick House & Gardens
The Chiswick House & Gardens will be transformed into a stunning visual display with hand crafted lanterns of all shapes, sizes and proportions. You’ll enter a magical experience and discover life-size and larger-than-life lanterns in all shapes and forms, from ‘Santa and his Reindeers’ to a magnificent giant lantern recreation of an ‘Ancient city from the Song Dynasty’ all under the cover of darkness.