our pick of free things to do in london this november
2nd November 2019. Blackheath Fireworks. Lewisham. Funfair and food and drink stalls alongside the main attraction. Free entry from midday. Fireworks at 8pm. SE3 0TY. More info.
2nd November 2019. Regent Street Motor Show. Westminster. Regent Street pedestrianised for a free motor show celebrating veteran, vintage, classic and modern cars. More info.
3rd November 2019. London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. Westminster. More than 400 pre-1905 cars set off at sunrise from Hyde Park and attempt the drive to Brighton. Since 1896. More info.
3rd November 2019. Victoria Park Fireworks. Tower Hamlets. Free fireworks display in east London's Victoria Park. Refreshments from 5.30pm. Fireworks, with music, at 7pm. More info.
5th November 2019. AI Weapons, War and Ethics. Gresham College lecture by Prof. Yorick Wilks, University of Sheffield. Barnard’s Inn Hall, 1pm. More info.
9th November 2019. Lord Mayor's Show. City of London. Arriving in a flotilla of ceremonial barges, the Lord Mayor processes to Westminster. Every November. More info.
10th November 2019. Wembley Park Fireworks. Brent. A family friendly event with street performances and food stalls galore. Beside Wembley Stadium. Free entrance from 6pm. More info.
10th November 2019. Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph. Westminster. 2 minute silence to commemorate the war dead, followed by laying of wreaths. More info.
13th November 2019. Trumpet Master Class with Reinhold Friedrich. Royal Academy of Music, David Josefowitz Recital Hall, 10am to 1pm. More info.
14th November 2019. Royal Gun Salutes. Marking the Prince of Wales' birthday. 12 noon Hyde Park (41 guns), 1pm Tower of London (62 guns). More info.
16th November 2019. Waterloo Classics. Monthly classic car and motorcycle show and meet-up, with market stalls. Third Saturday of the month behind Waterloo Station. More info.
20th November 2019. Festival of St.Cecilia. November combined service rotating between St.Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, and Westminster Cathedral. This year at Westminster Abbey. More info.
27th November 2019. Science Museum Late. Free late opening (6.45pm to 10pm) on the last Wednesday of each month, with talks and special activities. More info.
29th November 2019. Natural History Museum Late. Free late opening (6pm to 10pm) on the last Friday each month with talks and special activities. More info.
29th November 2019. V&A Friday Late. Free talks, performances and music from 6.30 pm to 10 pm on the last Friday of every month except May and December. More info.
MUSIC & TALKS
OTHER SUGGESTions FOR november 2019
St. Martin’s in the Fields Music. Westminster, WC2. Lunchtime concerts every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 1pm. The church, designed by James Gibbs, was built in 1726. More info.
Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum. A treasure trove of 19th century engineering, assembled and staffed by enthusiasts. Open every Sunday. More info.
And go online to the London’s Lost Landmarks website. London's Lost Landmarks. This Time Out website lists, illustrates, and describes twelve lost landmarks of London. They include the Euston Arch, Holland House, The Skylon, and the Dome of Discovery. Some were the victims of fire, others of bombing in World War II.