What's on in November in London?
- See fireworks light up the skies above London on Bonfire Night.
- Top November events usually include the The Lord Mayor's Show, EFG London Jazz Festival, Hogwarts in the Snow and Diwali on Trafalgar Square.
- Festive markets, dazzling lights and ice rinks begin to pop up across the capital marking the countdown to Christmas in London.
There are plenty of things to do in November in London to make the most of the longer nights, or to warm up indoors.
Festive cheer begins to take over the capital from mid-November, as everyone gets ready for Christmas in London.
Find a flavour of top November events from previous years below. Make sure to check back later in the year for confirmation of events planned for 2021.
Annual November events to enjoy in London
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- Each year you can usually witness The Lord Mayor's Show, an 800-year-old inauguration ceremony that has evolved into a huge procession of marching bands, floats and dancers.
- Watch autumn skies light up with amazing Bonfire Night London fireworks on Guy Fawkes Night in November.
- Take a moment to remember those who fell during the wars with Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday events and services in London.
Celebrate diversity at cultural London events
- Join your American friends during Thanksgiving celebrations in London, by attending a festive service and finding the best places to devour a traditional meal.
- Surround yourself with bagpipe melodies, as you rock the tartan and feast on haggis and whisky around the city, during St Andrew's Day in London.
Christmas events in London in November
- You can usually attend a Christmas lights switch-on event to witness the first sparkles of Christmas in London in November.
- See the world of Harry Potter transformed for winter with Hogwarts in the Snow at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.
- Find many more Christmas markets, outdoor ice skating rinks, seasonal shows and festive things to do in London in November.
What else is on in November?
You can also find lots of inspiration for this season with this ultimate guide to autumn in London, featuring contact-free festivals, immersive experiences and family fun.
If you're looking for ideas for a weekend in London in November, check out the weekly what's on this weekend guide.
WEATHER: For average seasonal temperatures and rainfall, see this London weather page.
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