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This October we’ve got you covered with a range of events including art exhibitions, hands-on activities and a Halloween special.
Full Five Sensory Music Experience @ Aures
In celebration of Black History Month, Aures London have launched the LexTempus VLT-001 “The Greats”. A 90-minute full sensory docu-musical, the experience transports passengers to the defining eras of Black American music. The only full five sensory experience of its kind in the UK, the the digital time machine is a celebration and education using live performance and state-of-the-art technology.
As an immersive experience, LexTempus combines live dancers with studio-quality audio, breath-taking visuals and bespoke cocktails from the venue’s mixologists. To find out more about this unique night out and book tickets, follow the link here.
Diwali on the Square 2022
Sunday 9th October celebrates Diwali at Trafalgar Square. Featuring a range of fun activities such as dance workshops, a yoga zone, and a Diwali Culture zone, the event welcome those from London and beyond.
Known as the ‘festival of lights,’ Diwali encourages people from all cultures to celebrate the mythologies surrounded by ancient India. Read more about the festival here.
Roundhouse Rising Festival
Roundhouse Rising Festival will take place over a course of four days early this month. This year’s festival is a special one, as it sees a partnership with VICE for events on Tuesday 4th October, as they offer up £1 tickets to those 30 and under.
Thursday 6th will see a collaboration with shesaid.so, Friday is the BBC Introducing collab, and last but not least, Saturday closes the event with Risen Presents. You can find out more and get tickets here.
October at Peckham Levels
This October, Peckham Levels level-up as they announce a series of activities including The Big Market: a free market of 70 traders, with a neat selection of records, clothes, food, books and more up for grabs.
They even have a Halloween event, launching a Body Positive Boob Printing activity on Saturday 29th October. Enjoy live music events and low-expense activities – choose an event here with Peckham Levels.
Go Africa Festival of Arts Black History Month
Spread across two days, Go Africa Festival is an event hosted by young Black creatives celebrating Black culture through a series of activities. Hosted at Islington Town Hall, enjoy African cuisine, partake in fun workshops and support emerging Black talent in the music industry.
A two-day experience of socialising and learning, Go Africa is the perfect event to attend if you can’t quite shake off that summer festival bug. Find more info and get tickets here.
Ditto X: Meet The Music Indusrty
Trying to breakthrough? The O2 are running a Meet the Music Industry, with guest appearances from Radio 1’ Gemma Bradley, Agent and Artist Manager, Luke Joynes, and Shoot Music director Tom Roberts (to list a few).
Hosted at Indigo at the O2, Ditto X features interviews, live panel talks, and interactive discussions – if you have any burning questions on making your breakthrough within the music industry, this is your best chance to get those answered. You can buy tickets here, and check out what other industry figures will be at the event.
Africa Fashion Week
October is the UK Black History Month, and London’s Africa Fashion Week is celebrating its five-year anniversary.
Coming back to Freemasons’ Hall, London on Friday 7th October – expect catwalks of lavish gowns, remarkable headgear, and extravagant makeup alongside pristine gowns that share African patterns, textures and designs. You can find and more and get tickets here.
London Dungeon Halloween Show
Stretched over a two-week period, the London Dungeon Halloween Show welcomes a fright night experience as you embark on a tour around London’s most haunted building.
Explore the thrill of the never-ending murder cases, and the eerie ghost coos that pear around each corner you turn. With a selection of tickets, including a free cocktail, or mocktail of your choice with the Screams and Spirit ticket. Check out what’s there.
Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art @ Hayward Gallery
A large-scale group exhibition, Hayward Gallery and Southbank Centre kick off a Strange Clay exhibition at the end of this month.
Running from Wednesday 26th October right through to Sunday 8th January 2023 and curated by Dr Cliff Lauson, explore a range of abstract sculptures, and figures from 23 international and multi-generational artists.