Things to do in London in November 2018

As the evenings get darker, fireworks light up the skies for Bonfire Night, London's streets begin to sparkle with Christmas lights, and traditional pubs offer a cosy retreat.
Regent Street Christmas lights
Regent Street Christmas lights
  • See fireworks light up the skies above London on Bonfire Night
  • Top November events include the EFG London Jazz Festival, Hogwarts in the Snow and the Regent Street Motor Show.
  • 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.

The colder weather is the perfect excuse to head to a cosy pub. London's pubs are a cultural institution, where you can enjoy warming log fires, local beers and hearty Sunday roasts.

November events in London

Special events in November

Christmas activities in November in London

London November sports events

  • Watch the tennis world's greatest singles players and doubles teams battle it out at the Nitto ATP Finals

For more things to do in November in London, take a look at our events calendar and guide to what's on in London, or download a free copy of the November London Planner. And catch the best of the London stage with our theatre guide.

WEATHER: For average seasonal temperatures and rainfall, see our London weather page.

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