October in London
British schools break up for a half-term holiday in late October, so many London attractions put on special family-friendly events. Look out for kids' activities at London attractions such as the Science Museum, Natural History Museum, Tower of London and Southbank Centre.
Halloween is celebrated in London with an array of themed events, from family activities at museums and attractions, to special menus in restaurants, and spooky London tours. There are loads of Halloween events in London on and around 31 October, as well as super scary attractions such as The London Dungeon and London Bridge Experience.
London Restaurant Festival is a two-week celebration of London's top restaurants and celebrity chefs, offering special one-off menus and food-themed events.
Films are also on the menu this month thanks to the BFI London Film Festival, which attracts the biggest names in the movie industry.
Art lovers flock to Frieze Art Fair in Regent's Park to see contemporary art stalls, exhibitions and talks.
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is marked with events in Trafalgar Square and across the city. Look out for tasty Diwali menus in London restaurants.