Last Tuesday Society Halloween Ball, 27 October, From 10pm, Adam Street, Embankment Tube, £20-£25 or £30 with dance lessons included.
Following up last year’s success this party promises sophisticated elegance, divine decadence and debauched fun in the exclusive Adam Street club. Party masks are obligatory but clothes are optional.
Pyjama Party at Prince Charles Cinema, 6 October, 9pm, Just off Leicester Square, £20-£25
Put on your PJ and get in Halloween mood with an all night movie marathon. Apart from six classic horror movies you can walk in the pyjama parade, tell your best ghost stories to the audience or play board games.
The Horror! The Horror! At Wiltons Music Hall, 24 October – 07 November, 7.30pm and 9.30pm, Wilton’s Music Hall, near Aldgate East Tube, £17.50
Theatre of the Damned invites you to an evening of murder, madness and mayhem. In the play, set in 1904, the old music hall is refurbished at the same time as comedians try out vicious new material and the magician pulls something pretty nasty out of his hat.
Halloween Magic Lantern Show, 31 October, 6pm and 8pm, Bethnal Green Tube, £10
Watch Professor Mervyn Heard showcase his 19th century contraption with waltzing skeletons and bleeding nuns for a gothic-loving crowd.
Belle Epoque Club Night, 27 October, 8pm-2am, Village Underground next to Shoreditch High Street Overground, £20.
Get on an absinthe-fuelled journey back to bohemian Paris in the end of the 19th century when artists, writers and philosophers mixed with showgirls for drinking and dancing. Take part in the art that will be created throughout the evening.
Zombie Walk London, 29 October, 2pm, Waxy O’Connors between Picadilly Circus and Leicester Square, free
After the many thirsty zombies have dragged themselves out of the Rupert Street pub the atmosphere will be far from dead. You stop by at different pubs in the area to improve your zombie walk with alcohol and turn back to Waxy O’Connors where the party’s starting.
Ghost Bus Tours, Wednesday-Sunday 7.30pm and 9pm, Northumberland Ave, near Charing Cross Tube, £12-£18
Jump on this black horror Routemaster with a gothic design and hear stories about London’s sinister side, delivered by actors, comedians and cabaret performers.
Halloween Walks at Charlton House, 31 October, 7pm and 9pm, Charlton Road, 15 minutes walk from Charlton train station, £15 (£7.50p for children between 12 and 18)
Between dark shadows and candlelight, Miss Eleanor Drachma takes you through supernatural tales associated with the big Jacobean house you are walking in.
Chills in the Chapel, 31 October, at Islington’s Union Chapel, neat Highbury and Islington tube, £5-£10, ticket must be applied for on jamesoncultfilmclub.com
Jameson Cult Film Club show Young Frankenstein on the big screen and arrange a big party afterwards – an event run to simply scare you silly on Halloween.
Witches and lizards: Halloween at the Grant, 31 October, drop-in 6-8pm, University Street, near Warren Street Tube, £5 includes a glass of wine or soft drink
Where better to spend Halloween than in a room full of scary skeletons and skulls? Explore the role of animals in scare-stories, rituals and superstitions from across the world. Join this event with everything from werewolves and vampires to eyes of newt and animal bogeymen.
Boat trip through Islington tunnel, 27-28 October, 5 boats per hour between 3pm and 21m, at London Canal Museum, near King’s Cross Tube, £10 (£98 for a whole boat with 12 places)
Jump on a spooky boat ride through the dark 192-year-old Islington Tunnel where there will be a lot of surprises along the way. An advice is to book a spot in one of the latest trips as the ghosts are a bit shy during the day.
Bar 366’s forbidden Halloween party, 27 October, at Garratt Lane, near Earlsfield train station, free
The party is called forbidden in the sense that nothing is forbidden. In an evening inspired by the Roman forbidden pleasure parties this year’s Halloween party is all about dressing up sexy, provocative and different and enjoy the night.
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