Halloween is just around the corner, and we’ve already shared the eleven most relevant Halloween costumes of 2018 to dress up in with you. Got nowhere to wear your chosen look to yet? Don’t worry, we’ve selected the seven spookiest events you don’t want to miss this year…
1. Scary Fish at Sexy Fish
Mayfair’s favourite restaurant Sexy Fish is set to host their annual “Scary Fish” Halloween bash on the 31st. Expect a hair-raising hosts, performers and dancers, themed decor and food, as well as a list of spooky Absolut Elyx cocktails created especially for the evening.
2. Screamfest at London Dungeon
Want a proper scare? Head to London Dungeons “Screamfest”, the iconic attraction’s scariest tour to date. Experience twenty haunting tales from London darkest historic corners first hand as you come face-to-face with Jack the Ripper, Sweeney Todd and many more. Are you brave enough..?
3. Balthoween at Balthazar London
From Monday 29th October to Sunday 4th November, Brasserie Balthazar will celebrate ‘Balthoween’, their all-American All Hallows’ Eve celebration. The space will be transformed into a beautiful autumnal Halloween-themed installation where guests can expect wickedly tasty treats, dishes and cocktails.
4. Pumpkin patch
Not one for a big scare but still want to celebrate? Head to one of the pumpkin patches in London’s surrounding areas to pick the perfect one to carve at home yourself. It will also make for a pretty good Instagram backdrop…
5. Dark Arts at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
Experience the world of Harry Potter with a Halloween takeover inspired by the first film in the series at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. The Great Hall will be decorated with 100 floating pumpkins and tables loaded with red apples, pumpkins and cauldrons of lollipops. Too much of a trek? There’s loads more Harry Potter-themed things to do in London this month.
6. Ghost tours at Hampton Court
What could be better than a ghost tour at one of London’s most impressive palaces? Discover stories of spooky apparitions and paranormal activity on an evening ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace all throughout the month with a late-night special taking place on All Hallows’ Eve.
7. Halloween movie nights at The Grand
Film fan? Watch classic Halloween movies like Corpse Bride, Rocky Horror Picture Show or Hocus Pocus at The Clapham Grand which will be made to look like a haunted abandoned cinema.