8 Quirky Picks for Halloween in London

8 Quirky Picks for Halloween in London


Here’s 8 spooky ways to spend your Halloween in London…

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!

Choose Movie A or Movie B or Both here

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!

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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…

Get Mischievous This Halloween

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…

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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!

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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.

Get Crafty

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.

Shop for terror

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.

Bewitch me


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.