Half-term timetable

From Monday 23 to Friday 27 October, there will be extra RB6 services running throughout the day. There will be an extra 5 services going eastbound, and another 5 going westbound each day. All other services will remain the same.

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More spooky events...

From the London Dungeon, to the Clink Prison, check out a few more creepy events you can experience around the city.

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Battersea Power Station: Behind The Bricks

To mark one year since its historic re-opening to the public, Battersea Power Station hosts a nine-day celebration from 21- 29 October. Dive into the rich heritage of this iconic London landmark as it transforms into a vibrant riverside destination.

Step back in time to discover the 1930s and 1950s with themed activities, including a retro hair and beauty salon, Insta-worthy moments, and classic cocktails in Control Room B.

Join official guided tours for an exclusive look at the Grade II listed building's history, including access to the beautifully restored Art Deco Control Room A. Explore a heritage trail and uncover hidden treasures inside the building and throughout the six-acre Power Station Park.

Live music, dance lessons, and performances from the Battersea Power Station Community Choir will also transport you to the golden eras of the '30s and '50s. With an array of activities for the whole family, you won’t want to miss this event of the season!

Nearest pier: Battersea Power Station

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Hunt the Mice on HMS Belfast – A Family Adventure!

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Get ready for a thrilling family quest this autumn as you embark on a unique mission on board HMS Belfast. From 21 October to 22 December, it's your turn to become a sailor. Pick up your free family trail guide and take on the role of a mouse hunter. See if you can spot all ten crafty cat and mouse crew members cleverly hiding on the ship.

Throughout history, cats have been indispensable members of the crew on Royal Navy and merchant ships. Their mission? To hunt down rats and mice and protect the precious food stores. On HMS Belfast, one cat, in particular, stood out - Frankenstein, see if you can spot her specially made hammock on board the ship too.

Nearest Pier: London Bridge City

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Kids travel free with a Family River Roamer

Spend the day making unlimited journeys (and memories) aboard our services with your family and sail pier-to-pier across London. A Family River Roamer gives unlimited all-day travel to 2 adults and up to 3 children (5 to 15). Kids 4 and under travel free. 

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John Hegley: Biscuit of Destiny

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As part of this year's Medi-Culture Festival, head to London Bridge City on 31 October for an engaging evening with poet John Hegley! He will be starting with a FREE family-friendly poetry workshop to mark the birthday of John Keats, followed by a live performance of his show: Biscuit of Destiny.

Nearest Pier: London Bridge City

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Between The Bridges: Pink Oktoberfest

London’s biggest Queer beer festival is back on 14 and 21 October with Pink Oktoberfest! Get your lederhosen ready and celebrate this spectacle with some of the UK’s greatest drag stars and performers.

Prepared to be wowed with an unforgettable night by the Thames!

Nearest Pier: London Eye (Waterloo)

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Disney100: ExCel London

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It’s here! Step into a world of enchantment with the Disney100: The Exhibition.

From 13 October until 2024 an unparalleled celebration of The Walt Disney Company's 100th anniversary is making a stop at London's ExCeL. This massive 20,000-square-foot exhibition invites Disney fans of all ages to embark on an extraordinary journey through a century of wonder.

With ten enchanting galleries, historical treasures, original costumes, and immersive installations, prepare to be captivated and educated.

Nearest Pier: Royal Wharf (then bus 241) or North Greenwich (and fly across on the IFS Cloud Cable Car)

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Bounce Battersea

The home of ping pong is has arrived at Battersea Power Station! Grab your gang, whack some balls and enjoy craft cocktails, freshly made pizzas and top tunes under one lively roof.

From parties to bottomless brunches, or just straight up original ping pong - Bounce is where the fun happens.

Keep an eye on our socials (or our next newsletter) for a chance to win tickets to Bounce at Battersea!

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Battersea Park Fireworks

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Get ready to light up your November with the Battersea Park Fireworks!

On the 4 and 5 of November, South London's grandest fireworks display returns for a two-night extravaganza in Battersea Park.

Saturday Night promises a magnificent firework show, a traditional bonfire, and an array of winter comfort foods, cosy mulled wine, and glow-in-the-dark face-painting.

Come along Sunday night for a family-oriented experience. Alongside delicious food, drinks, and face-painting, Sunday offers a unique, earlier light display perfect for the little ones, replacing the traditional bonfire with an awe-inspiring show.

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Nearest Pier: Battersea Power Station

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