Weekend city guide: 11 – 13 November  

Another cool autumn weekend in the UK and… as usual, there’s no shortage of great entertainment!

Are you a horse enthusiast? Check out a one-of-a-kind equestrian display in London. If sport is your thing, head to Edinburgh or Cardiff to watch some fierce rugby action. And don’t miss seeing a wide range of music acts – like Bastille, Courteeners, Delain and many more – at venues all around the country.

Don’t forget to peruse our London, Manchester and Scotland guides for more amazing events. Plus, our Winter Guide has arrived – so take a look at all the festive fun you can have this season.


The Spanish Riding School of Vienna
11 – 13 November
The SSE Arena, Wembley

We’re head over hooves in love with this famous (and world’s oldest!) equestrian academy which is celebrating its 450th anniversary this year. The majestic snowy white stallions and their riders will take your breath away. What’s more, all tickets are just £10 plus fees.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
12 – 13 November
London Palladium

This talented duo first performed together a decade ago and now Ball and Boe are Together again promoting their new album. It’s your chance to hear two of the greatest voices in the world belting out the songs they love most.

Catherine Tate
13 – 14 November
Eventim Apollo

The award-winning comedian is bringing The Catherine Tate Show – Live to London. You’ll laugh the evening away while watching her bring Geordie Georgie, Irish nurse Bernie, Essex girl Sam and more of her best known characters to life on stage.


Catfish and the Bottlemen
11 November
Victoria Warehouse

Catch the 2016 BRIT Award Breakthrough Act winners in the last of their three Manchester appearances. You’ll get to hear songs from their recently released second album, The Ride, as well as from their critically acclaimed debut, The Balcony. The indie foursome will also be at Glasgow’s SECC on 13 November.


12  November
O2 Ritz Manchester

Not only does this year mark Delain’s 10th anniversary, but the Dutch metal band also released their fifth studio album, Moonbathers, in August. Two great reasons to see them live during the UK leg of their European tour! Delain appear Saturday at the O2 Ritz Manchester and again on Sunday 13 November at KOKO in London.


11 November
O2 Guildhall Southampton

After smashing it at T in the Park last summer and releasing their fifth album, Mapping the Rendezvous, last month, the Manchester-based trio opened their biggest UK tour to date yesterday in Stoke-on-Trent. Tonight they’re rolling into Southampton before moving on to London’s O2 Academy Brixton on Saturday 12 November.


Wales Rugby Under Armour Series
12 November
Principality Stadium

Warning: Things are going to get rough on the pitch! WRU face Rugby World cup semi-finalists Argentina in the second match of four autumn internationals being held in Wales. When these teams last met in November 2013, Wales crushed the Pumas by a score of 40-6.



12 November
The SSE Hydro

The indie rock band are playing their biggest Glasgow show to date. Don’t miss seeing the South London five-piece perform songs from their new album Wild World and their chart-topping debut album Bad Blood.


Scottish Autumn Tests
12 November
BT Murrayfield

Scotland faces Australia in the first of three autumn internationals on Saturday. Come cheer on the Scots as they try to avenge their quarter-final defeat during the 2015 Rugby World Cup to the Wallabies. The winner of this match will be awarded the Hopetoun Cup.