27 Things All Londoners Should Do This Fall
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Summer is winding down, but there's plenty to look forward to in London this fall.
From strolling through Shoreditch to check out edgy new street art to eating at the city's best restaurants during the London Restaurant Festival, here are the best things to do in London this fall.
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Stroll through Shoreditch and check out the edgy street art all over the hipster neighborhood.
Get a glimpse into some of London's most exclusive residences, which will open their doors to the public during Open House weekend, from Sept. 21 to 22.
Eat at a great restaurant during the London Restaurant Festival, Oct. 8-27, when restaurants all over the city offer special menus and events.
Spend a Saturday shopping at Portobello Market.
Celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali in Trafalgar Square on Oct. 12.
Take the channel tunnel train to Paris for the day.
Walk along the canal from Little Venice to Camden Town. The two-mile stretch is full of colorful boats, cafes, and pubs.
Check out the hottest new works of art at the Frieze Art Fair, which takes place in Regent's Park from Oct. 16 to 19.
Literature fans should head to the Sherlock Holmes exhibit at the Museum of London. It opens on Oct. 17 and runs through April.
Warm up with a bowl of home-made chicken curry at Zumbura, near Chapham's Old Town. It has some of the best North Indian cuisine in London.
Retrace the steps of notorious serial killer Jack The Ripper with a creepy Jack The Ripper Tour. The Ten Bells pub in East London was a favorite haunt of his.
Share a cup of coffee with a feline friend at Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium, London's first cat cafe.
Browse through thousands of second-hand books at the South Bank Book Market, underneath Waterloo Bridge.
Get your glow-stick on at the Glow Neon Fun Run. This year's Oct. 17 3K race has DJs, cannons filled with luminous paint, and more.
Cheer for your team until you're hoarse at an English Premier League match, with matches happening now until January.
Take a self-guided tour through London's Bushy Park. The Royal Park has heritage trails, wildlife, and incredible views of Hampton Court Palace.
Photograph all the amazing cars at this year's free Regent Street Motor Show. Over 300 cars spanning 125 years will take over London's famous streets on Nov. 3.
Pour yourself a cup of piping hot tea at Claridge's, which has one of the best (and classiest) afternoon tea services in the city.
Ogle the extraordinary work of the English Romantic landscape painter Joseph Mallord William Turner at London's Tate Museum. It runs now through January.
Set off fireworks and light bonfires to celebrate Guy Fawkes Day aka Bonfire Night on Nov. 5.
Though it’s a bit touristy, check out the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London. The 700-year-old ancient ceremony still has tickets available in November and December.
See a famous play on London's West End. "Once," "Les Miserables," and "The Phantom of the Opera" are just some of what's playing this season.
Celebrate the fact that Scotland is still a part of the UK with Scotland's National Day on Nov. 30. There'll be bagpipes, tartan, golf, whiskey, and more.
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