The weather is turning colder, the nights are starting to draw in and before you know it London Town is looking more like it’s spookier Victorian ancestor. It’s the perfect place for halloween with its dark history and stories and there’s loads going on during the halloween weekend, so make sure you don’t miss out! Be safe and sensible and check out our list of some of the top events on in London this halloween 2017.
Zombie Pub Crawl
The biggest party in central London for halloween! This is one big night out pub crawl - zombie-style - taking you with expert bar crawl guides out for an evening of spooky fun! You’ll get free entry to five bars and four free shots in the venues. Plus, who wouldn’t want a free zombie makeover? Or a free crawl t-shirt for that matter? There are prizes for the best fancy dress and a professional photographer will get some great shots of your raving evening! Join the Zombie Halloween Pub Crawl on 27th October for as little as £15 here .
The dead can have the graveyards but let the living have their raveyard! The Vaults, Waterloo, has a grizzly history after being used as a morgue when London’s graveyards were overflowing in the late nineteenth century. Now the dead are restless and ready to party! Complete with a zombie disco dance floor and bands, DJs and artists who will bring you the brass and beats to get your dead limbs moving! View the Friday 27th October and Saturday 28th October line up here .
Ghost bus tours
What can be more quintessentially London than one of those red buses? But what if that red bus turned black and suddenly you found yourself swept away on a ghost tour? These Ghost Bus Tours take place on a classic 1960s Routemaster bus and show you the darker side of the capital. Actors and technical trickery make for a fright-seeing tour you won’t forget easily. Sites of murder, torture, execution and supernatural activity are all included on this ghostly attraction. Book early for 15% off a halloween tour .
Forty Hall Haunted House
The Forty Hall Estate is a Grade 1 Jacobean Manor House nestled in leafy enfield. Sounds idyllic right? But what if we were to tell you for one halloween night only, it’s going to become a haunted house? Forty Hall are encouraging you to creep your way through their Haunted House after dark encountering frightening characters shrouded in cobwebs and candlelight. Calm yourself with a drink in the bar afterwards. Tickets from £5 for Friday 27th October .
Silent Halloween Disco Boat
Halloween + Disco + Boat = what could be better? Silent Sounds is coming back with this stomping halloween party. A double-decker party boat with three channels of music and an on-board bar will give you all the music you need to make your night. You’ll be sailing past some of the most iconic landmarks of London that’ll look spooky after dark. For a different kind of halloween party, this is perfect! Tickets start from £25 for Friday 27th October .
Roof Gardens Halloween Party
The popular Halloween Party at Kensington Roof Gardens is back! Complete with spooky walkways and decor, the nightclub will have drinks galore and a barbecue going on throughout the evening. This spooktacular nightclub will have it’s gardens transformed into a creepy wonderland perfect for celebrating the holiday in the capital. Make sure you dress up in style and book ahead. The party’s happening on the 27th October & 28th October with tickets available at £20 .
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