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13th Oct 2012 1:31pm | By Frankie Mullin
Take part in a séance, dance by candlelight or eat a cupcake that looks like an STD. It can only be... Halloween
Union Chapel, the allegedly haunted music venue, will transform into Frankenstein’s Castle for one night only.
Classic 1974 comedy-horror Young Frankenstein will be screened and Flying Fleas Productions will put on a freaky sideshow that will include real-life characters from the movie. This vibey venue is worth a visit in its own right.
Oct 27, 7pm, £10
Compton Avenue, N1 2XD
Tube | Highbury & Islington
Immersive theatre show The Horror! The Horror! will take you on a promenade through the backrooms of the elegantly dilapidated Wilton’s Music Hall.
Watch saucy and sentimental singers, magicians, comedians and performing animals. But the renovations have dug up something ancient and evil, and, as the evening winds on, expect terrible things to start to happen ...
Oct 24-Nov 7, 7.30pm & 9.30pm, £17
1-4 Graces Alley, E1 8JB
Tube | Tower Hill
The spooky tunnels running underneath Waterloo will be transformed into a secret arts venue and Mexican street kitchens for Wahaca’s four-day fiesta.
The ticket price includes food and two devilish cocktails made from specialty tequila.
There’ll also be visual arts screenings, installations, performance, photo exhibitions, DJs and live bands playing everything from metal to jazz.
Oct 31-Nov 3, 7pm-late, £51
The Old Vic Tunnels, Station Approach Road, SE1 8SW
Tube | Waterloo
Scary on so many levels, haggard rocker Alice Cooper will be bringing his black-eyed, high-energy performance to Wembley Arena, along with Loaded and Ugly Kid Joe. There will be goths and gore galore.
Oct 28, 7pm
Wembley Stadium, HA9 0WS
Tube | Wembley Central
House beats and dancing mayhem will take over this late-night club at Cargo.
Spooky costumes are encouraged but may get sweaty.
Oct 27, 8pm-5am (free pre-9pm), free
83 Rivington Street, EC2A 3AY
Tube | Shoreditch High St