Things to do in London in November 2021

The ianVisits guide to November's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Monday 1st November


Online events / webinars

Explore the history of Halloween—from its murky pagan past and supernatural associations—with Professor Ronald Hutto
8pm to 9:30pm
 
The History of Halloween with Professor Ronald Hutton

More London events on Monday 1st November

Tuesday 2nd November

The ethos of St John, our operational challenges and successes, and our vision for the future are discussed in this lecture.
6pm to 7pm
 
City of London
St John in Jerusalem: Ancient order, Modern Hospital
Using writings about nineteenth-century British figures alongside images of them, Professor Ludmilla Jordanova will explore the intertwined roles of biography and portraiture in public history
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Portraits, Biographies and Public History
A talk about how the handshake took over as a greeting in Georgian England.
6:30pm to :
 
Harley Street
The Eighteenth-Century Advent of the Egalitarian Handshake
Duncan Bowie, of the Dulwich Society, will talk about a group of Dulwich based communists in the post war period.
8pm to 9pm
 
Dulwich

Online events / webinars

Alec Forshaw, historian & urban designer will trace the origins & history of the terraced house in Bloomsbury
7:01pm to 10pm
 
Origin and history of the terraced house

More London events on Tuesday 2nd November

Wednesday 3rd November

This lecture will cover the intellectual revolutions in relatively recent history that paved the way to our modern understanding of the formation, existence and interactions of atoms.
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Atomic Universe
Join multi-award-winning actor and author Alan Cumming, as he celebrates the publication of his new book.
8pm to :
 
Barbican
An Audience with Alan Cumming

Online events / webinars

City Guide Jill Finch’s light-hearted guide to becoming Lord Mayor describes the route to this top title
2pm to 3pm
 
How To Be A Lord Mayor
Explore the origins of Indian postcards as a social platform with author Omar Khan.
6:50pm to 8pm
 
The First British Postcards of India
In this talk, Clare Gough will tour the entertaining rooms at Pitzhanger Manor, introducing some of the personalities that graced Soane’s table.
7pm to 7:30pm
 

More London events on Wednesday 3rd November

Thursday 4th November


Online events / webinars

Gatwick will present plans to bring the existing Northern Runway into routine use, whilst meeting all international safety standards.
5pm to 6:30pm
 
This illustrated talk introduces the principal elements of the traditional Islamic Garden.
6pm to 7pm
 
Southwark-based author C. J. Schüler will discuss his forthcoming book, The Wood that Built London.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
The Wood that Built London: An Online Talk by C. J
A personal, illustrated journey through the life of this Black British history giant with his wife Leila
6:30pm to 8:15pm
 
Darcus Howe: a talk by Leila Hassan-Howe
An online event with Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, founders of the design studio MinaLima when they will present the new edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
7:30pm to :
 

More London events on Thursday 4th November

Friday 5th November

Join Dr Andrew Bamford as he explores Sir Thomas Graham’s campaign in the Low Countries during the Napoleonic Wars.
12pm to :
 
Chelsea
A Bold and Ambitious Enterprise
Likely to be a room filled with lots of tables piled up with transport collectables to buy.
12pm to 6pm
 
Elstree
Aldenham Transport Spectacular
In this talk, explore historic accounts of surgery before anaesthesia before discovering the common fears and myths which surround anaesthesia.
7pm to 8:15pm
 
Southwark
Anaesthesia: Myth, Magic, and Reality

More London events on Friday 5th November

Saturday 6th November

Likely to be a room filled with lots of tables piled up with transport collectables to buy.
10am to 4pm
 
Elstree
Aldenham Transport Spectacular
A showcase of 125 years of motoring including veteran, vintage, classic, and the very latest cars.
10:30am to 4pm
 
Regent Street
Regent Street Motor Show
A note that a steam train will pass through Southwest London in the late morning and return in the evening.
11am to 6pm
 
Steam train to run through Southwest London

Online events / webinars

Explore the Square Mile's Secret Gardens!
11am to 12:30pm
 
City Secret Gardens - Look Up London Walking Tour

More London events on Saturday 6th November

Sunday 7th November

A Muswell Hill running day is being organised for the 7th November to commemorate 30 years since closure of the garage.
All Day
 
See around 300 veteran cars start their long trip to Brighton early in the morning.
7am to :
 
London to Brighton vintage vehicle rally
Better than half price entry to the Painted Hall on the first Sunday of the month.
10am to 5pm
 
Greenwich
Monthly cheap entry to the Painted Hall
A sale of an array of surplus stock, from duplicate books to printers’ furniture.
12pm to 4pm
 
City of London
St Bride Library - Type, Print and Book Sale

Online events / webinars

Walk the history-packed streets (and tiny alleys!) of the City of London
11am to 12:30pm
 
The City: Power and Sacrifice - London Walking Tour

More London events on Sunday 7th November

Monday 8th November

A special London launch event for comedian and writer, Robin Ince’s new book, ‘The Importance of Being Interested’.
7:30pm to :
 
Islington
Robin Ince and special guests - The Importance of Being Interested

Online events / webinars

Join Marcus du Sautoy as he shows how mathematics can give us clever strategies for daily complex problems
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Thinking better: The art of the shortcut
A talk about the cult of Mithras, an esoteric religion that existed in the Roman Empire from the 1st to the 4th centuries CE
8pm to 9:30pm
 
The Cult of Mithras – David Walsh – Zoom lecture

More London events on Monday 8th November

Tuesday 9th November

The extraordinary world runner and adventurer - now in her 70's and still hasn't stopped! Rosie Swale-Pope, MBE is a British author, adventurer and marathon runner.
6pm to 10pm
 
Strand
Icons interviewed - Rosie Swale-Pope MBE
Steve Condie, Liz Mermin, and series consultants Prof. Jon Davis and John Rentoul will be joined by Ed Balls to discuss the making of the recent BBC 2 series.
7pm to :
 
Strand
Blair & Brown: The New Labour Revolution
A conversation exploring modern adaptations, translations and the timelessness of Fydor Dostoevsky’s work.
7:30pm to 8:45pm
 
Camden
The Living Dostoevsky: Adaptation and Translation

Online events / webinars

This talk examines the reasons why the physical building of the UK Parliament has decayed so much in recent years.
5:15pm to 7pm
 
In this talk, Chris Lawton (Skateboard GB) and Iain Borden (University College London) explore the rapidly developing world of skateboarding in relation to public space and urban design.
6pm to :
 
 Skateboarding in the City: Inclusive Communities and Diverse Participants

More London events on Tuesday 9th November

Wednesday 10th November

This illustrated lecture investigates their history and the continuing influence on our modern world.
12pm to 1pm
 
Holborn
Ancient Greek and Roman Libraries
The Finnish Church will host a range of Nordic fare in their church over two weekends.
2pm to 8pm
 
Rotherhithe
Finnish Church's christmas fair
Shopping/food events during the day and Christmas lights switch-on in the evening.
3pm to 7pm
 
Marylebone High St
Global yachtswomen who skippered the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, becoming the first woman to receive the Yachtsman of the Year Trophy and was awarded an MBE honour.
6pm to 10pm
 
Strand
Icons interviewed - Tracy Edwards MBE
To mark the release of her latest book, historian and author Tessa Dunlop chairs an exclusive panel featuring some of the last surviving female soldiers of the Second World War.
6:30pm to :
 
Chelsea
 An Evening with the Army Girls

Online events / webinars

In this event, listen live to the experiences of nurses involved in this historic undertaking.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
Art dealer and broadcaster Philip Mould presents "A Life in Art" - streamed live online.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
A Life in Art - lecture by Philip Mould
Celebrate recent contributions to the field of graphic design history, which seek to shake established narratives to expand the design canon.
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Expanding the design canon: fresh perspectives on women in type and publishing
Can't wait till next Halloween? Join Richard Suggett for a fascinating look at the people and places associated with witchcraft in Wales
7:30pm to 9pm
 
Welsh Witches - A Lecture by Richard Suggett on Zoom
Exploring the phenomenon which entranced Victorian society
7:30pm to 8:45pm
 
 Stereoscopy: The Dawn of 3-D. Brian May and Denis Pellerin

More London events on Wednesday 10th November

Thursday 11th November

The Finnish Church will host a range of Nordic fare in their church over two weekends.
2pm to 8pm
 
Rotherhithe
Finnish Church's christmas fair
The Guildhall Art Gallery will open until 8pm (last admission 7pm), with its free Noël Coward exhibition, the main art gallery, Roman Amphitheatre and the Heritage centre open.
5pm to 8pm
 
City of London
Noël Coward: Art & Style - late opening
This talk starts by exploring psychiatric and sexological debates about perverted sexual desires from the late nineteenth century textbooks to diagnostic manuals in the twenty-first century.
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
Perversion
Join historian Dominic Selwood for an exploration of how treasures from the British Library’s collection reveal the changing identities of Britain.
7:30pm to 8:45pm
 
Camden
 British Identity in 50 Documents with Dominic Selwood
This talk is a whistle-stop tour of permanent way design principles, why railway alignments end up looking the way they do, and a pick of some of the extremes of good, bad and ugly of British permanent way.
7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
Islington
Permanent Way Design with Gareth Dennis

Online events / webinars

This talk explores the social and cultural world of the tea garden in early modern London.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
Travis Elborough discusses his eye-opening new history of spectacles
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Through the Looking Glasses

More London events on Thursday 11th November

Friday 12th November

The Finnish Church will host a range of Nordic fare in their church over two weekends.
2pm to 8pm
 
Rotherhithe
Finnish Church's christmas fair
If going full fontal sounds like your type of fun, be bold and let the font of all knowledge Sarah Hyndman quiz you on typography in popular culture.
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Covent Garden
Fontastical Games
Two classic sci-fi/horror movies on the big(ish) screen on one night.
7pm to :
 
Kennington
The Gothique Film Society presents Invasion of the Bee Girls and Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Online events / webinars

This symposium revisits art historian Linda Nochlin’s seminal question fifty years on.
11am to 2:30pm
 
Why have there been no great (Jewish) women artists?
A talk about incredible detail of the wedding but also its wider consequences for the Tudor family and for England.
2pm to 3pm
 
The wedding of the century: Arthur and Katherine (1501)
Meet a variety of rogues and their victims, and find how to tell a blowsabella from a toppin cove.
2pm to 3pm
 
A Wicked City

More London events on Friday 12th November

Saturday 13th November

Run by The South London Warlords, is the biggest independent one-day wargaming and gaming event in the UK.
All Day
 
Victoria Dock
Salute 2021
As is traditional on the day of the Lord Mayor's Show, St Paul's Cathedral will be free to visit.
9am to 3pm
 
City of London
Free entry to St Paul's Cathedral
An annual grand parade through the City of London to welcome the new Lord Mayor of London.
10am to 2pm
 
Lord Mayor's Show
Hampton Court Model Railway Society’s model railway show, with 20 working layouts and supporting trade stands.
10am to 5pm
 
Surbiton
Tolworth Showtrain Model Railway Exhibition
A note that there will be a flypast of military aircraft over Central London this morning.
10:45am to 11:15am
 
The Finnish Church will host a range of Nordic fare in their church over two weekends.
2pm to 8pm
 
Rotherhithe
Finnish Church's christmas fair
Join Dr Nick Crumpton and Dr Susannah Maidment for a dino-tastic event, full of prehistoric myth-busting and fabulous fossils
2pm to 3pm
 
Hanover Square
Everything you know about dinosaurs is wrong!
A former church in Mile End will be lit-up this weekend as part of an arts event in the newly formed Heritage and Arts centre.
6pm to 9pm
 
Bow
Light the HAC
Explore the paranormal in this reimagining of the historic National Laboratory of Psychical Research established by Harry Price, paranormal investigator in the 1920s.
7pm to 8pm
 
Euston
Sound Installation: The Laboratory of Psychical Research

More London events on Saturday 13th November

Sunday 14th November

Hampton Court Model Railway Society’s model railway show, with 20 working layouts and supporting trade stands.
10am to 5pm
 
Surbiton
Tolworth Showtrain Model Railway Exhibition
The Finnish Church will host a range of Nordic fare in their church over two weekends.
2pm to 8pm
 
Rotherhithe
Finnish Church's christmas fair
Explore the paranormal in this reimagining of the historic National Laboratory of Psychical Research established by Harry Price, paranormal investigator in the 1920s.
7pm to 8pm
 
Euston
Sound Installation: The Laboratory of Psychical Research

Online events / webinars

Owen Davies illuminates the many fascinating forms these recondite books have taken and exactly what these books held.
8pm to 10pm
 
Grimoires & Magical Books - Owen Davies - Zoom Lecture

More London events on Sunday 14th November

Monday 15th November

Explore the paranormal in this reimagining of the historic National Laboratory of Psychical Research established by Harry Price, paranormal investigator in the 1920s.
7pm to 8pm
 
Euston
Sound Installation: The Laboratory of Psychical Research

More London events on Monday 15th November

Tuesday 16th November

Expect beautiful crafts, gifts, housewares, stationery, fashion, accessories, seasonal food & drink products
11am to 8pm
 
Clerkenwell
Christmas Fair
Explore the paranormal in this reimagining of the historic National Laboratory of Psychical Research established by Harry Price, paranormal investigator in the 1920s.
7pm to 8pm
 
Euston
Sound Installation: The Laboratory of Psychical Research

Online events / webinars

Tale of posthumous ignominy inflicted on some notable corpses over the last thousand years.
2pm to 3pm
 
Indignities Suffered by The Famous Dead
Architectural historian and Victorian Society trustee, Kit Wedd will explore the materials, design and construction of the terraced house.
7pm to 10pm
 
Design and construction of the Victorian and Edwardian terraced house

More London events on Tuesday 16th November

Wednesday 17th November

A talk about how scholars of the Holocaust find themselves confronted with the hostile reactions of various states pursuing the policies of Holocaust distortion.
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Holocaust History Under Siege
See the Museum of London's Ellipse Hall transformed into a marketplace for the exchange of ideas on the universal topic of food.
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Barbican
The Food and Idea Exchange

Online events / webinars

Hear the stories of Scotland's early nurses and midwives accused of witchcraft for helping others in the annual RCN Foundation Lecture.
6pm to 7:15pm
 
Witches’ Stories: Nurses and midwives accused of witchcraft (1563-1736)
This talk will outline Gimson's life and work through the medium of his correspondence.
7pm to :
 
In this talk, discover lesser known histories of a group that, for the most part, tends to be overlooked.
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
All the Kings' Fools: Disability and the Tudors

More London events on Wednesday 17th November

Thursday 18th November

Ever wondered how the history of policing is collected, curated and cared for? Curious about what’s involved in developing a brand-new museum?
6:30pm to :
 
Covent Garden

Online events / webinars

How did Japan's 200-year lockdown under the Tokugawa government influence Hokusai's work?
6pm to 7pm
 
Edo-period Japan and its cultural connections
These monthly talks explore the story of the clock tower from its beginnings, to the most complex conservation project in its history.
6pm to 7pm
 
Elizabeth Tower: from construction to conservation
Web Foundation co-founders Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Rosemary Leith open a discussion to rethink how our digital world is shaped.
6pm to 7:15pm
 
 Working towards a web built for everyone, by everyone
The story of fruit cultivation is a story of our desires, our lasting imprint on the natural world. Join us and writer Bernd Brunner for this natural history talk.
6pm to 7pm
 
Taming Fruit - From Fruit Forests and Oases to Orchards
An illustrated talk exploring Rachel’s inspiration and techniques for her exquisite botanical bas reliefs, showcased in private collections and museums around the world.
6pm to 7pm
 
This talk will celebrate Coade’s life and achievements and also examine how she became Britain’s first nationally successful female businesswoman.
6:30pm to :
 
Celebrating Mrs Eleanor Coade – a 200th anniversary

More London events on Thursday 18th November

Friday 19th November

Join Dr Anna Maguire as she explores the social and cultural encounters experienced by soldiers of the British Empire during the First World War.
12pm to :
 
Chelsea
Contact Zones of the First World War
Explore the interplay between storytelling and Black history in the latest Era of Reclamation event.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Russell Square
 Storytelling and Black history

Online events / webinars

William Butler shows the very human side of Britain in the aftermath of war, using significant examples of memorialisation, such as the Cenotaph created in Whitehall.
2pm to 3pm
 
Victory and Loss: Britain after the First World War

More London events on Friday 19th November

Saturday 20th November

There will be gingerbread, delicatessen, glassware, homemade glögg, textiles, food & sweets, candles & Christmas cards and much more.
10am to 6pm
 
Marylebone
Swedish Christmas fair
The Finnish Church will host a range of Nordic fare in their church over two weekends.
11am to 6pm
 
Rotherhithe
Finnish Church's christmas fair
A museum-wide day of events to engage audiences with the inherently off-kilter works of Lewis Carroll, author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
11am to 5pm
 
South Kensington
How Queer Everything is To-day!
Explore the wonders of the night sky and look through the telescopes of the Royal Observatory at a museum late event
Starts at 5:30pm
 
Greenwich
Evening With The Stars

More London events on Saturday 20th November

Sunday 21st November

Over 100 vehicles, spanning the decades and representing the field of conflict from around the world, are expected for our annual Military Vehicles Day.
10am to 4pm
 
Weybridge
Military Vehicles Day
There will be gingerbread, delicatessen, glassware, homemade glögg, textiles, food & sweets, candles & Christmas cards and much more.
10am to 6pm
 
Marylebone
Swedish Christmas fair
The Finnish Church will host a range of Nordic fare in their church over two weekends.
11am to 6pm
 
Rotherhithe
Finnish Church's christmas fair
The entire herd of Shire Horses will assemble in front of the Palace for an annual blessing.
3pm to :
 
East Molesey

Online events / webinars

Exploring Southwark's saucy history on the 'naughty' side of the River
11am to 12:30pm
 
Bankside Behaving Badly - London Walking Tour
A fun-filled walk through some of the City's gruesome tales
11am to 12:30pm
 
Smithfield & Clerkenwell: Guts & Glory - London Walking Tour

More London events on Sunday 21st November

Monday 22nd November

This lecture will look at how we can understand symmetry using mathematics, and explore how the rules of symmetry can deepen our appreciation of beautiful works of art and design.
1pm to 2pm
 
Barbican
The Maths of Beauty and Symmetry
This lecture will explore how law has been used to respond to and try to delimit the expression of unpopular or challenging ideas.
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
Free Thinking and the Rule of Law

More London events on Monday 22nd November

Tuesday 23rd November

A talk about the various methods of computer compression used in modern video streaming services.
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Compression

Online events / webinars

Dr Mark Spencer will be leading this exploration of the 'Species Plantarum', a book that underpins our understanding of plant diversity
2pm to 3pm
 
Linnean Lens: Carl Linnaeus' Species Plantarum and Naming Nature
Discover the wealth of modern and contemporary public art in the unique square mile of the City of London.
2pm to 3pm
 
Gallery on the Street: Public Art in the City
A talk about how London was reshaped for the monuments of Empire.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
This talk will chart artistic and architectural visions of hell, from the romantic depictions in Soane’s day to the satirical dystopias and troubled imaginings of contemporary artists.
6:30pm to 7:15pm
 
From J.M. Gandy to Pablo Bronstein and Back: Images of Architectonic Hells 1780 to 1830
Rob Sewell, author and editor of Socialist Appeal presents Chartist Revolution which delves into this radical episode in British history.
7pm to :
 
The Chartist Revolution

More London events on Tuesday 23rd November

Wednesday 24th November

Carol Jacobi will be speaking on the changing influence of Van Gogh on 20th Century British artists, from Vanessa Bell to Francis Bacon.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Stockwell
Talk | Carol Jacobi: 'A toi, Van Gogh!' Van Gogh and British artists
Being you is not as simple as it sounds. Somehow, within each of our brains, billions of neurons work to create our conscious experience. How does this happen?
7:30pm to 8:45pm
 
South Kensington
 A New Science of Consciousness: Anil Seth in Conversation

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Thursday 25th November

A tour of our London Collections for anyone interested in the history of the metropolis.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
City of London
Katheryn Howard’s story is one of the saddest and most shocking episodes in English history.
7:30pm to :
 
Carshalton

Online events / webinars

Cleve will talk about how he got started in garden design and the influences along the way.
6pm to 7pm
 
The meeting will cover key engineering aspects of the new Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) railway.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit)

More London events on Thursday 25th November

Friday 26th November

To celebrate the Museum’s opening, explore some of the collection’s highlights with its curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.
Starts at 12am
 
South Kensington
Meet the curator: The Royal College of Music Museum
There will be a pop-up store for the Raspberry Pi open for just two days.
11am to 6pm
 
Soho
Raspberry Pi pop-up store
Join Robert Griffith as he explores the Battle of Almaraz and its significance in the Peninsular War.
12pm to :
 
Chelsea
The Raid on Almaraz

Online events / webinars

Author, Catherine Arnold, compares the two pandemics and asks: what, if any, lessons have been learned, and can we expect another Roaring Twenties?
2pm to 3pm
 
Spanish flu and Covid-19: Pandemics and the Roaring Twenties
This lecture will look at changes in animals represented in heraldry during Tudor times.
6pm to :
 
Birds, bats, badgers, beavers and bunnies

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Saturday 27th November

There will be a pop-up store for the Raspberry Pi open for just two days.
10am to 5pm
 
Soho
Raspberry Pi pop-up store
The Kiln Rooms’ Sales act as a showcase for between 80 – 100 up and coming artists and designers working with ceramics.
10am to 6pm
 
Peckham
The Kiln Rooms Christmas Sale
Occasional open day at a railway cutting nature reserve in Forest Hill.
1pm to 4pm
 
Forest Hill
Final open day of the year at Dacres Wood Nature Reserve
A nighttime illuminated walking trail through Thamesmead to the ruins of Lesnes Abbey
5pm to 9pm
 
Light the Way

More London events on Saturday 27th November

Sunday 28th November

The Kiln Rooms’ Sales act as a showcase for between 80 – 100 up and coming artists and designers working with ceramics.
10am to 6pm
 
Peckham
The Kiln Rooms Christmas Sale
A low tide walk along the Deptford Creek riverbed.
10:45am to 1pm
 
Deptford
Creekside Low Tide Walk
Come hunt for personal treasures, rummage for bargains, and refresh your living space with unique finds from our Epic hall of salvaged olde things.
11am to 6pm
 
Stoke Newington
The Big London Flea
A display of model railways by The Model Railway Club
11am to 4pm
 
Islington
Autumn mini exhibition of model railways
Hackney’s oldest building will be open to the public.
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
St Augustine's Tower open day

More London events on Sunday 28th November

Monday 29th November

This lecture looks at fantasies of artificial women (usually seen by their male creators as superior to biological women) to examine the complex connections between science and assumptions about the supposed naturalness of gender roles.
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
Women in Science Fiction

More London events on Monday 29th November

Tuesday 30th November


Online events / webinars

This anniversary year provides the ideal opportunity not just to celebrate inoculation, but to re-examine its legacy alongside its successor.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
An online discussion event looking at The California Child Actor's Bill, or the "Coogan Act" and its relevance for child entertainers.
6pm to :
 
100 Years of The Kid- The Reality of Child Stardom
Edmund Bird, heritage manager at Transport for London will discuss the development of London's transport infrastructure.
7pm to 10pm
 
Transport and the development of the Victorian and Edwardian suburbs
An exclusive online event with the finalists of this year’s Great British Bake Off.
7:30pm to :
 
The Great British Bake Off Finalists in conversation with Jenny Eclair

More London events on Tuesday 30th November

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