Looking for a spooky way to spend Halloween this year? Here’s a few ideas to help mark the 31st October…
Celebrate Halloween with a creepy film courtesy of Backyard Cinema: love a good scary film? Then why not pop along to Backyard Cinema based at Capitol Studios in Wandsworth to catch a film including Hocus Pocus, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Addams Family Values – there is a film that will suit all tastes!
Pay a visit to the Warner Bros Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter: this popular attraction has welcomed back its special Dark Arts feature in honour of Halloween. Pay a visit to the Forbidden Forrest and marvel at the 100 floating pumpkins in the magnificent Great Hall and learn a few spells along the way.
Take a trip to the London Dungeons: looking for a more immersive experience this Halloween? Discover some of London’s gruesome history by paying a visit to this attraction which combines live actors, three thrilling rides and exciting special effects to bring parts of history including The Great Fire of London, torture and the plague to life. You can book your tickets here.
Take a ghoulish ghost tour and have some cocktails for dutch courage at the Old Royal Naval College: find out more about dark and mysterious stories behind this historical place – while sampling a Zombie cocktail. Filled with plenty of stories recounted by an expert guide, help to ward away the spirits of scurvy sailors, Victorian mourners, and ancient servants lingering amongst the foundations of the old Tudor palace.
Ghost Raiders at the Tower of London: suitable for those aged between 8-14 years and their families, help to solve a spooky mystery at the Tower of London which has seen a number of spirits of the Tower of London being inadvertently released – all help is required to help solve this mystery.
Take a trip to see Wicked the musical..: for those wanting to celebrate Halloween by paying a trip to the theatre – how about celebrating it at this long running musical which has recently celebrated its 15th anniversary in London. Telling the untold story of the witches of Oz it is ideal entertainment for all the family!
…Or the Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre: for those looking to jump out of their seats with fright, then you will want to pay a visit to this recently reopened long running show, based on the book by Susan Hill.