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Autumn 2019: Things to Do in London After You Move There

posted: 26th August

Summer slowly starts to fade, and it’s time to prepare for the Autumn. If you have decided to move during this period to London, you are in luck – the British capital is buzzing with interesting events. If you want to relax and have some family fun after the long exhausting house relocation, check out the following festivals and events.

What to Do in London in September

The weather is starting to get colder but don’t let this discourage you from exploring London. Don’t stay at home every weekend, go and check out the many events and celebrations around the city. Use this opportunity to bond with your family and familiarise yourself with the British capital after your recent house relocation.

  • River Thames in LondonTotally Thames 2019Colourful exhibitions, gigantic art installations and numerous free events awaits you down by the river Thames. For a whole month, you will have the opportunity to take part in this London festival.
  • Open House London – During the month of September you can visit all sorts of public buildings, museums, churches and private houses free of charge. Get to know the old architecture of the capital, join one of the many tours organised on weekends.
  • London Fashion Week – It’s that time of the year again. Make sure you get tickets and plan your relocation in a way that allows you to check at least a couple of fashion shows of your favourite brands and designers.
  • Japan Matsuri – Dive into the mystical Japanese culture during this festival celebrating the Asian country. Enjoy some great traditional meals and a lot of family activities. Make sure to free your schedule on September 29th and visit Trafalgar Square.
  • Marvel Universe LIVE! – This Autumn at The O2 you can become a part of the incredible world of Marvel. This daring performance will once again put good vs evil. There will be lots of stunts, and you will be able to see some of your favourite superheroes.

Things to Do in London After Your October House Move

In the middle of Autumn, a lot is happening in London. This is the perfect time to book your moving services and head up to the British capital. Just remember to take as many days of work as possible, you have a lot of events to visit.

  • Oktoberfest in LondonLondon Oktoberfest – You don’t have to go to Germany to enjoy some delicious bratwurst and drink great beer. Millwall Park, Olympia London and City Central at the HAC are the places to visit. Get yourself a nice glass of beer and enjoy the atmosphere. You deserve a rest after a long day of home removals.
  • Diwali: Festival of Light – This is a perfect opportunity to encounter a foreign culture and show to your kids London’s diversity. The festival is one of the biggest Indian celebrations and is worth seeing. If you have recently moved to the capital, or are just visiting relatives make sure to pass by the National Maritime Museum on October 26th. The event is free and will start at 11 ap till 16.30 pm.
  • Natural History Museum Ice Rink – one of the most anticipated winter attractions opens at the end of October. It is great for the warm weekends when you want to spend some time outside but you don’t know London well.
  • Tough Muddler – Unique and fun this event is entertaining both if you take part in it or just observe it. A 5k or 10-mile muddy obstacle course that you need to pass in record time. It is not something you see every day. If you decided to check it out with your kids, make sure to prepare them a set of changing clothes just in case.
  • Royal Parks Half Marathon – One of the biggest charity marathons is going to be held on October 13th. Even if you are not physically prepared for the challenge, go and support the hundreds of participants. It will take place in 4 of London’s biggest parks: Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

Interesting Events You Must Visit in November

The last Autumn month is filled with all sorts of events and festivities. The British capital is slowly preparing for the upcoming Christmas holidays, and you can enjoy some of the early winter attractions. Do not let the cold weather discourage you, go and explore London.

  • Bonfire Night in LondonRegent Street Motor Show – A completely free event that will surprise you with vintage cars from the last 130 years. It is definitely something worth visiting. Leave the unpacking to your moving company and go have some well-deserved family fun. The motor show will start at 10.30 am on Nov 2nd and will last till 4 pm the same day – plenty of time to check it out.
  • Bonfire Night fireworks on Guy Fawkes Night – The fireworks and bonfires on the 5th of November are a must in the British capital. All across London, there are numerous celebrations and you can carefully choose the best place to watch the light show. Gift your loved ones and amazing night and feel a part of the London community.
  • The Lord Mayor’s Show – The famous tradition dates back to 1215 when King John year allowed the citizens of London to choose their own mayor. Each year accompanied by a lavish ceremony the newly elected mayor goes to Westminster to pledge allegiance to the Crown. Take part of this amazing parade viewed by more than 500 000 people each year. It is something truly unique.
  • Hogwarts in the Snow – Every child and a lot of adults in that matter dream to visit the magical castle from the famous J.K. Rowling’s books. From Nov 16th till Jan 26th, you can dive into the incredible world of Harry Potter thanks to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. Enjoy a fun day of Christmas shopping and games with your children and forget the stress of last week’s home move.
  • Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park – Time for the Christmas celebrations to start and this is the place to be. With its large variety of entertainment, different attractions and rides and a big market, of course, the Winter Wonderland will surely put a smile on your face.

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