8 Quirky Picks for Halloween in London

8 Quirky Picks for Halloween in London

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HALLOWEEN IS NEARLY HERE & WE’RE READY TO GET GHOULISH.

Here’s 8 spooky ways to spend your Halloween in London…[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” image=”67971″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

1. Butcher’s Basement

30 Oct-2 Nov | Peckham | £10/15

Get scared senseless as Four Quarters bar in Peckham opens it’s creepy Victorian-era basement of an ex-butchers shop for some secret scary screenings. What will they show? We just don’t know![/vc_column_text][vc_button title=”Choose Movie A or Movie B or Both here” target=”_blank” color=”btn-inverse” icon=”none” size=”wpb_regularsize” href=”https://billetto.co.uk/en/events/butchers-basement/tickets”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” image=”67975″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

2. The Halloween Raveyard

30 Oct-2 Nov | The Vaults, Waterloo | From £10

See what lurks beneath Waterloo in this interactive dead party featuring top notch cabaret. If you’re in for a special spooky treat try Necropolis who will take you on a trip you won’t forget![/vc_column_text][vc_button title=”Go Underground” target=”_blank” color=”btn-inverse” icon=”none” size=”wpb_regularsize” href=”http://www.the-vaults.org/#!raveyard/c1vvr”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” image=”67981″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

3. White Mischief “Haunted Hollywood” Halloween Ball

25 Oct | Scala | From £15.99

The full-scale White Mischief experience: four rooms of live music, cabaret, circus and interactive mayhem. Dancing late into the night with DJs playing electroswing, vintage jazz, soul and rock’n’roll, cabaret, showtunes and party favourites…[/vc_column_text][vc_button title=”Get Mischievous This Halloween” target=”_blank” color=”btn-inverse” icon=”none” size=”wpb_regularsize” href=”http://www.tastecard.co.uk/”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” image=”67982″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

4. #HOUSEOFMASK Halloween

31 Oct | Secret Location | Free

There will be skulls. There will be dancing. There will be surprises and mystery aplenty so come prepared to step into the unknown…[/vc_column_text][vc_button title=”Register for FREE Tickets” target=”_blank” color=”btn-inverse” icon=”none” size=”wpb_regularsize” href=”http://cubanisto.com/gb/events/info/house-of-mask-halloween”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” image=”67987″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

5. Day of the Dead Futuro

1-3 Nov | Ritzy Cinema | From Free

Prepare for an inter-galactic sci fi extravaganza, as Day of the Dead goes futuro this November 1st and 2nd with screenings of classic Mexican sci fi films, children’s futuristic costume-making and Day of the Dead face-painting, live music acts, DJs, dance, immersive theatre performances, authentic Mexican market food and plenty of tequila in a cross-arts weekend guaranteed to be out of this world![/vc_column_text][vc_button title=”Read the London Planner” target=”_blank” color=”btn-inverse” icon=”none” size=”wpb_regularsize” href=”http://www.visitlondon.com/traveller-information/getting-around-london/london-maps-and-guides/london-planner”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” image=”67992″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

6. Crafternoon Cabaret Club Halloween Special

25 Oct | Hospital Club | From £15

Come and make a hand-crafted mask ready for your Halloween festivities. Ghoulish, Glamorous, Stylish or Spooky? Pick your look and make it your own.  Finally don your masterpiece and enjoy a decadently dark cabaret line-up.[/vc_column_text][vc_button title=”Get Crafty” target=”_blank” color=”btn-inverse” icon=”none” size=”wpb_regularsize” href=”http://www.thehospitalclub.com/events/view/25-10-14-crafternoon-cabaret-club-halloween-special”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” image=”67995″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

7. Horror Souk

31 Oct – 22 Nov | Theatre Delicatessen | £5 entrance fee + pay for individual experiences

In a cavernous long forgotten shopping complex,  instead of the usual Primark fare, you can buy fear, frights and freak outs. Horror Souk features 8 brand new pieces of immersive performance by emerging artists, who need you to experiment on.[/vc_column_text][vc_button title=”Shop for terror” target=”_blank” color=”btn-inverse” icon=”none” size=”wpb_regularsize” href=”http://www.theatredelicatessen.com/whats-on/horror-souk/”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” image=”67998″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

8. Hallowe’en Witchfest with Rosie Garland and Wanda Wyporska

29 Oct | The Proud Archivist | £8

Try this for a refreshingly different precursor to your Halloween 2014. Rosie Garland famed for being a post-punk gothic singer & Lesbian Vampire Queen Rosie Lugosi & Wanda Wyporska is a witchcraft expert. Rosie and Wanda will be reading from their respective books and then discussion the demonisation of women in history and historical fiction, followed by a Q&A.

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I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.