Wanted in Rome's guide to the best events and things to do in Rome this month.1 Oct. Visit the Borghese Gallery for free on Sunday at the Museum (booking required of course). Open 09.00-19.00. Galleria Borghese website.3 Oct. Check out Bird Song: MAXXI's new exhibition by South African artist Kemang Wa Lehulere. Open 11.00-19.00. Use your Wanted in Rome Card for a discount!
5 Oct. Enjoy Shakespeare fresh from London with an English-language production of Much Ado About Nothing at the Globe, until 15 Oct. 6 Oct. The fifth edition of EurHop Roma Beer Festival presents a three-day craft beer bonanza.7 Oct. Indulge in a doughy slice of takeaway pizza from Pizzarium. Open 11.00-22.00. Via della Meloria 43. Metro Cipro.
8 Oct. Update your autumn wardrobe with a unique piece from a vendor in Mercato Monti Urban Market. Open 10.00-20.00. Via Leonina 46.
9 Oct. Picasso fans must head to the Scuderie del Quirinale for Picasso Tra Cubismo e Classicismo: 1915-1925. Open 10.00-20.00.10 Oct. Atlanta musician Cody ChesnuTT performs an acoustic concert for Unplugged in Monti.
11 Oct. Explore the Colosseum in a new way- by night! Guided tours of usually off- limits areas from 20.00 until midnight.12 Oct. Take an early evening stroll down Via dei Coronari. Check our Rome Street Guide for tips.
13 Oct. Don’t miss the chance to see award-winning Vancouver dance troupe The Holy Body Tattoo in collaboration with acclaimed music group Godspeed You! Black Emperor, for the Romaeuropa Festival, at the Auditorium Concillazione. Starts 21.00.
14 Oct. Head to Scholars Lounge for live music from Irish cover-band Bella Ragazza. Starts 22.30. 15 Oct. The English Theatre of Rome presents The Belle of Amherst at John Cabot University.17 Oct. Brunch cravings? Sit down to a delicious Eggs Benedict on a homemade English muffin at Babington’s Tea Rooms. Served all day 10.00-21.15. Piazza di Spagna 23.
18 Oct. Attend a conference on the Political Power of Sacred Texts at the American Academy in Rome. From 09.00-18.00. 19 Oct. Thursdays in Rome means gnocchi! Try cooking them yourself with the Wanted in Rome recipe.20 Oct. Be inspired by the father of Impressionism at the Vittoriano where an exhibition of 60 works by Monet (on loan from the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris) begins today. 09.30-22.00.21 Oct. Canadian singer Cold Specks performs at the Quirinetta.22 Oct. Immerse yourself in a matinée performance of Tosca at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, at 16.00.
25 Oct. Get an early start on your Halloween costume and head to Studio 13 in Piazza Cavour. Open 10.00-19.00.
26 Oct. Soak up the atmosphere, food and drinks at the Auditorium Parco della Musica for the official opening of the Rome Film Fest. 27 Oct. Art meets fun at Chiostro del Bramante when you visit the Enjoy exhibition curated by Danilo Eccher. Open 10.00-20.00.28 Oct. Cozy up with a glass of wine at Il Goccetto and try their baked tomatoes with mozzarella: an autumn caprese. Via dei Banchi Vecchi 14.
29 Oct. Get spooked on a trip to the Capuchin crypt. Open 09.00-19.00. Via Veneto 27. 30 Oct. Make your way up to the Janiculum hill to witness the cannon fire at exactly midday.31 Oct. This year there is a question mark over Rome's Halloween celebrations due to an expected alcohol ban to avoid hooliganism ahead of the Chelsea match at Stadio Olimpico. Watch this space for updates.For full events listings, including cinema, see our What's On section.