October 27: 30th anniversary of City’s Big Bang which deregulated the financial markets and took trading off the floor and into computers.
October 28-30: MCM Comic Con at Excel, Docklands, with Red Dwarf  stars in attendance and a special Halloween costume theme.
October 28-30: Bluesfest 2016 at The O2 sees stars such as Van Morrison, Robert Plant and Mary J Blige take to the stage. See Page 47
October 31: Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards, Grosvenor House Hotel, London, with special tribute to the Prince’s Trust.
November 3: Opening of a major new study of Nelson’s lover Emma Hamilton at the National Maritime Museum.