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Things to do in London this october 2017

31st August 2017

1. Dalí and Duchamp

Take a walk through a surrealists world and gaze upon conceptual reality in the form of sculptures, paintings and films from two of the world’s most renowned surrealist artists. 

Stationed at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. This exhibit can be found only an 11 minute walk from The Athenaeum Hotel & Residence. Playing a host to more than 80 paintings, the Royal Academy of Arts enlightens and provides insight into the lives and personalities of these extraordinary artists.

Date: 7th October 2017 – 3rd January 2018
Location: Royal Academy of Arts, London

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Dalí and Duchamp

2. Kew Gardens

With autumn looming, people are often discouraged by the sun leaving the days shorter. However, nothing in London compares to Kew Gardens igniting into beautiful oranges, reds and auburn. Being the largest open space in London there isn’t better place to gaze upon the changing trees.

Take a walk through Kew Garden’s Arboretum, with trees dating back to the 18th Century you get a glimpse into the vast beauty of what grand gardens once were and have the potential to be now. With the weather being unpredictable, you can also explore deserts, rain forest and other worldly landscape within Kew Houses.

Date: October 2017
Location: Kew Gardens

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3. Midnight Apothocary

Enjoy an evening in London around a campfire at this rooftop garden pop-up! Sip cocktails made using ingredients found in the garden or foraged from the nearby area.

This quirky pop-up bar is award-winning and a destination that never disappoints. 

Date: 7th & 28th Oct 2017
Location: Brunel Museum Rooftop

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4. The Dark Circus

With Halloween becoming more and more popular each year, it is important to know which events are the best and where you should go to get the most of this spooky occasion.

What’s Halloween without an extravagant spectacle of thrills and immersive circus acts? Take a step inside the abandoned circus and be bewildered by the freaks and geeks ghoulish performances. This daring and dark world plays a crucial host to ones of the most amazing circus acts this October. Strictly for over 18’s this venue is out to scare, enthral and enchant the mind.


Date: 28th Oct 2017
Location: The Grand Hall St Pancras

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5. Bottomless Prosecco Lunch

Join us at Galvin at The Athenaeum for a delicious 3-course lunch with bottomless prosecco. To top it off, we have an unlimited (yes, unlimited!) dessert buffet.

Our sumptuous weekend lunch menu provides a wide selection of fine dining dishes which include favourites such as the Native lobster roll with Béarnaise sauce, Cumbrian beef haché and fried duck egg.

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