The second month of autumn begins - a quiet golden time, when you can stop and think for a minute. To philosophize a little or, conversely, to go to a merry festival and leave the routine behind. What we definitely will not do is to depress. This week, there is simply no time for sadness, and our poster is the best proof for this. Whatever mood you have, dreamy or driving, you will surely find an event to your taste.
Dark Arts in Warner Bros. Studio: how Harry Potter was created. Fans of a fairy tale about Harry Potter, tremble! Especially for Halloween, Warner Bros. gives you the opportunity to relive the most scary scenes from your favorite movies. More than 100 soaring pumpkins will decorate the Great Hall of Hogwarts, and festive tables groaned under the food - apples and all sorts of sweets. It will not be just boiling cauldrons. You will be able to practice the technique of managing a magic wand, battling with the Death Eater. If coordination leaves much to be desired, do not worry, because the moves will be set by the choreographer of fight-magic Paul Harris. But do not relax: it is just training before the grand Battle for Hogwarts, in which the guests have to fight on the light side. Expelliarmus! It runs from October 1st to November 12th, 2017.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Abbots Langley
London Cocktail Week. This week, residents of London will be able to relax and cheer up with delicious drinks, because London Cocktail Week is here again! Good news: this time you do not have to wear annoying bracelets - this year the festival will be digital, and tickets can be easily activated on DrinkUp.London app. It is held from 2nd to 8th of October 2017.
Various Venues, London. London Film Festival. What is common between the London Film Festival and ... October? Despite the fact that they are repeated, every festival, like every October, is unique and gives new emotions. The 61st London Film Festival is a chance to visit one of the biggest events of the world cinematography. You can see films from Cannes and not only them, but also films that received prestigious awards and were shot by the largest studios of the United States. The event will be opened by director's debut of Andy Serkis "Breath" with the participation of Claire Foy and Andrew Garfield. And in honor of the Year of India, beautiful silent film "Shiraz" (1928) of joint production of India, Britain and Germany will be shown. It is held from 4th to 15th of October 2017.
Illuminating India. Lovers of exact sciences will certainly appreciate the exhibition dedicated to the influence of India on world science and culture. Visitors will see a special adaptation of the "Slumdog Millionaire" and attend lectures on science, innovations and technologies. Discussion the information heard and comprehension of the information can be done over a cup of tea, because Bluebird Tea Company will hold master classes and teach how to create the perfect blend. It runs from October 4th, 2017 to March 31st, 2018.
Science Museum, Brompton. What time is it? Time for London Octoberfest! You can feel the Bavarian spirit in London as well. Octoberfest is a chance to wind three meters of sausages around your neck, grab a giant mug of beer and enjoy the warm atmosphere of the holiday. Ticket prices are varied. Book one place for £10 or a VIP table for eight persons for £ 480 – choice is yours, but the festival promises to be unforgettable. It runs until October 8th, 2017.
Millwall Park, Cubitt Town
Twin Peaks Festival. British interpretation of Twin Peaks again gathers fans. For the eighth time, a festival is held in honor of the cult show. In the list of star guests are Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey Horn), James Marshall (James Harvey) and Michael Horse (Tommy Hawk Hill). It is held on October 7-8th, 2017.
Hornsey Town Hall Arts Center, Crouch End
China Changing Festival. Interested in modern Chinese culture? Then it is the right place for you. Here you will meet the "Chinese Oprah Winfrey" Hung Huang. You will see a screen version of the epic journey into the history of China "Around China with a video camera" and a truly magic spectacle - the myth of modern Mulan, illustrated with the help of martial arts wushu. Do not miss this. It is held on October 7th, 2017.
Southbank Center, South Bank
Girl from the North Country. Fans of Bob Dylan, naturalism and drama, rejoice! Famous Irish playwright Conor MacPherson presents a new show "Girl from the North Country". This is the story of a family that runs a grim boarding house in Minnesota during the Great Depression. The songs of Bob Dylan underscore the exciting atmosphere. Goose bumps on the body because of art - what could be better? It is held until October 7th, 2017.
Old Vic, Southwark
Dalí / Duchamp: the two from the casket? It would seem that Dali and Duchamp are completely different. One is a bright surrealist with mustache, the other is an intellectual conceptualist and a chess player. But this show proves the opposite: it turns out that the titans of the twentieth century have a lot in common. It is intriguing, is not it? It runs from October 7th, 2017 until January 3rd, 2018.
Royal Academy of Arts, Mayfair