Ski and Snowboard Show – Battersea Park, 27th-30th Oct. Ice skating, free tubing (sit-on rubber ring down slope), pro-competitions, 50ft slope. Music, comedy, food on Fri/Sat evenings.

South Africa, the Art of a Nation – British Museum, 27th October 2016 to 26th February 2017. 100,000 years of South African history.

Spirit of Christmas Fair – Olympia, Kensington. 31st Oct-6th Nov, 600 retail outlets.

School of Rock – New London Theatre, Drury Lane, 24th October 2016 to 12th February 2017. Musical based on 2003 film hit that starred Jack Black. Storyline is of a music-mad teacher that forms a rock band from his pupils and enters them in a contest.