With autumn looming and the trees turning from green to orange, visitors to London will be looking for ways to stay entertained this season. The amazing thing about the city is that there is always something fun to do whatever the weather looks like outside.
Autumn is the perfect time of the year to take advantage of our amazing London Paddington hotel deals and experience the best of what the city has to offer. If you’re hoping to join us at the Park Grand London over the next few months, this ultimate autumn events guide will help you fill your itinerary with a host of entertaining and exciting activities.
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Barbican Art Gallery, London
21 Sep, 2017 – 28 Jan, 2018
Those who have already heard of Jean-Michel Basquiat, or have seen his work, will be familiar with his unique style and his raw passion for alternative interpretations of cultural commentary. Rising to fame in the late 70s, Basquiat gained acclaim in the art world for his gritty urban artwork that could be found at locations around New York City. After his unique talent was discovered, he quickly became an iconic figure in the modern art movement in the US and has since created numerous famous pieces. The Barbican Gallery is gearing up to host some of the artist’s rarest pieces, a number of which have never been seen before.
Alexandra Palace, London
20 Nov, 2017 – 22 Nov, 2017
There are plenty of gigs to check out in London this autumn but fans of rock music will not want to miss out on seeing this electric Brighton duo in action. Since exploding onto the music scene after the release of their first album in 2014, Royal Blood has become a chart favorite. Their November Alexandra Palace gigs are a perfect way to spend an evening during your stay at the Park Grand London.
18 Oct, 2017 – 25 Nov, 2017
Music fans will not want to miss out on this unique opportunity to catch some of the best performances this autumn. Reimagine is a set of events that will be hosted at various venues throughout London aimed at giving old-school music lovers a chance to have fun and lose themselves in a nostalgic night of dancing and singing. The events include a rare cover of the popular French house group, Daft Punk. A rendition of the soundtrack from acclaimed TV series, Stranger Things by one of London’s best orchestras. A night of excitement that explores the timeline of rave music. And a performance celebrating the hits of the chart-topping girl group, Destiny’s Child.
Travelling Film Show
The Shard, London
22 November, 2017
Nothing beats the amazing view that can be seen from the 69th floor of the Shard, so what better place is there to watch your favorite classic film? This year the Amazing Travelling Film Show will be making its way to London’s tallest building for a night of cinematic wonder. This year’s screening will feature the timeless Casablanca so be sure to book your ticket soon.