do this Halloween in London
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terrifying but entertaining experience London
is the place to be this Halloween with a range of activities and events
suitable for all tastes. Here are some things for you to do on the scariest day
of the year.
Ghost Bus Tours Halloween Special – the traditional bus route has been adapted in honour of
this special day allowing brave travellers to admire haunted palaces, burial
grounds and other spooky places in the capital. All this and more with onboard
actors for a more authentic experience. Bookings for under 16’s made at
parental discretion. Where: Designated bus stop on Northumberland Avenue (Charing
Cross underground). When: October the 24th to the 31st
at 6pm, 7.30pm,
9pm and 10.30pm. Price: £18; £12 concessions and under-16s.
Halloween Under The Sea – Something
for the kids. A Halloween-themed tour of the Natural History Museum with a special
peek at the world’s weirdest sea creatures on the scariest day of the year. What
will you find there? Where:
London Natural History
underground) When: October the 30th at 12.30pm and 2.30pm. Price: Free entrance.
Phobophobia – This
year’s London Bridge Experience and London Tombs offering. You’re most
definitely in for a scare in their Halloween special complete with dark
corners, creepy clowns, slithering snakes and gruesome ghouls. There are family
friendly daytime shows and then a Burial Alive charity Ball in the evening
featuring dinner, drinks and entertainment. Where: 2-4 Tooley Street (London Bridge
underground) When: October the 17th to the 1st of
November at 10am-6pm
and 7pm-late. Price:£23,
£21 concessions, £17 children, £74 family ticket; online discounts.
Pumpkin Carving Competitions – Something
for all the family to enjoy at Fortnum and Mason’s. The first competition is
for over 3`s and the second for over 11’s. The events also include a prize for
the best fancy dress, the chance to win a £1,000 Fortnum and Mason hamper and
lots of pumpkins on sale in store to create your own Halloween masterpiece. Where:Fortnum and Mason’s at 181, Picadilly (Picadilly Circus underground).
When: Friday October the 28th at 3pm to 8pm. Price: Free.
Ghostly Tours and Ghoulish Supper – The Old Royal Naval College,
one of London’s
most famous riverside landmarks, is offering a lantern-lit tour of the premises
this Halloween followed by a delicious bangers and mash supper in the Painted
Hall. Brave visitors will also get the opportunity to participate in some fun
family activities including making your own Halloween mask or themed mobile
during the day, etc.Where:Old Royal
Naval College, College approach (Picadilly Circus underground) When:
Friday October the 28th at 7pm
to 10:30pm and hourly during the day. Price:£25.
Pumpkino – The Cinema Museum
will be screening an array of supernatural and scary cinema in their tribute to
the most terrifying night of the year. Included in the ticket price is a
mystery movie, a two course Halloween-themed dinner, horror film clips, free
entry into the Cinema Museum, the chance to participate in their ghoulish quiz,
a drink at the bar and prizes awarded for the scariest fancy dress. Where:Cinema Museum, 2, Dugard Way (Kennington underground) When: Friday October
the 28th at 6pm to 11pm. Price:£45.
London Eye and the Wicked Witch of the London Sky – One of London’s most prominent attractions will
be making its own little contribution to Halloween with a wicked witch-themed
event. Children and adults alike will be able to enjoy stunning panoramic views
of London whilst
enjoying spooky tales of Wilhelmina the Witch from a costumed storyteller. This
Halloween Storytelling Experience includes a 30 minute trip on the London Eye,
storytelling and priority boarding, etc. Where:London Eye, on London Southbank (Waterloo underground). When: From Saturday the 22nd to Monday the 31st of October at
12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Price: Adult £21, Children £11.50 and Family of
four ticket £65 (online advance price discounts and ticket office savings
London Canal Museum Boat Trip – They will be offering a unique trip through the 192 year old Islington
Tunnel at Halloween on board a specially decorated and themed narrow boat for
an authentic experience. Expect some scary surprises in the darkness, maybe the
odd witch on the journey, as well as sweets and a free glowstick for the kids! Where:London Canal
Museum, 12-13 New Wharf Road (King’s Cross St
Pancras). When: From
Saturday the 29th to Sunday the 30th of October with boats departing very
frequently from 3pm and lasting 50 minutes. Price: Adult £10,
Children £8 and Exclusive use of whole boat £96.
Here is a map indicating where all the events are. Have a terrifying but
entertaining Halloween in London!
Anna - Marketing Team