OCTOBER 2019: GREAT THINGS TO SEE & DO IN LONDON THIS AUTUMN
1.) 1st - 31st October: Orpheus and Eurydice, Charing Cross
English National Opera is showing Gluck’s Orpheus and Eurydice (1762), the oldest of ENO’s Orpheus Series, directed by Wayne McGregor CBE in his ENO directorial debut. This brilliant production tells the dramatic story of musician Orpheus who, overcome with grief at the death of his beloved wife Eurydice, will go to any lengths to be reunited with her. Who doesn’t love an epic love story?
Orpheus and Eurydice opens Tuesday 1 October at 19:30 at the London Coliseum for 8 performances: Oct 1, 10, 17, 24, 31 & Nov 14, 19 at 19:30. Oct 12 at 14:00.
Booking: Please click here (from £10 plus booking fee)
Address: London Coliseum, St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4ES
2.) 3rd - 6th October 2019: The Other Art Fair’s October Edition, Holburn
This October The Other Art Fair returns to historic Victoria House in Bloomsbury for its 18th London edition. Just 1.5 miles from Regents Park, it ensures visitors can conveniently travel between The Other Art Fair and Frieze throughout the weekend. Since its launch in 2011, The Other Art Fair has welcomed more than 167,000 visitors from around the world to its fairs, while becoming a mainstay of the London art scene. With its distinguished committee of experts and guest curators, The Other Art Fair has established itself as the fair of choice for London’s emerging collectors.
Booking: Please click here (£5-£25)
Address: Victoria House, Southampton Row, London WC1A 2QP
3.) 7th - 12th October 2019: Brian Parker Solo Show, Pall Mall
‘The Journey So Far...It's All About Me’ showcases a wide selection o work by Brian Parker, selected from the last 10 years of daily painting. Parker’s obsessions will be on display; People, Places, Dancers & Scenes from his own life, at the Royal Opera Arcade Gallery this October. Eccentric, unlikely and yet still defiantly reverent of the everyday, this exhibition is Parker’s launch event which will present his outstanding paintings to London's art lovers.
Booking: Free entry, no ticket required
Address: Royal Opera Arcade (ROA) Gallery, 5b Pall Mall, 1 & 2 Royal Opera Arcade, London SW1Y 4UY
4.) 19th October: Children’s Pie Masterclasses in the Pie Room at The Rosewood
Taking place on a monthly basis, the immersive pastry workshops at will allow six budding little chefs to takeover the acclaimed Pie Room. Each guest receives a personalised apron, chef’s hat, and miniature rolling pin to allow them to fully step into their new role as chef and learn how to make both a savoury and sweet dish from scratch. The next available class is on 19th October, adult classes are also available to book!
Booking: Please book here (£65 per child)
Address: Holborn Dining Room, No. 252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN
5.) Until 27th October: Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahník at The Wallace Collection, Marylebone
Due to unprecedented demand, An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahník, has been extended until 27 October 2019. Visitors to the Wallace Collection are invited to view this impeccable partnership between Manolo Blahník International Limited and the Wallace Collection, described as ‘a match made in romantic heaven’ by the Daily Telegraph. The exhibition showcases a personally selected edit of shoe designs from Blahník’s private archives set amongst the masterpieces of the Wallace Collection.
Booking: Free entry
Address: Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN
6.) 24 Hours with Maison Caulieres at Sense®, a Rosewood Spa
Looking for some serious relaxation and rejuvenation this autumn? The 24 hours with Maison Caulières experience at Rosewood London combines the very best in accommodation, gastronomy and spa treatments - for two. This unique and tempting package encapsulates the all-encompassing benefits of the extra virgin oils in a one-of-a-kind overnight experience.
Check into one of Rosewood London’s luxurious rooms or suites before your 60 minute Maison Caulières massage. For further indulgence, head to Sense, A Rosewood Spa’s sauna and steam room. Next, you’ll experience a 30 minute private cooking class with an Executive Chef, before heading off for a dinner in Mirror Room. Luxury oil goodies to take home.
Booking: Please click here
Address: Rosewood London, 252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V 7EN
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