The best of Halloween in London… 5 spooktacular event you don’t want to miss!
Halloween is the perfect time to export the dark history of London…
Or dig into some sweet and gory treats!
Across London you can visit a famous landmark or museum after dark, dig into terrifying themed dips or get smokey with themed cocktails.
From Covent Garden across to East there’s something for everyone, whether you fancy dressing up or not!
Check out some of our top events and specials not to miss below…
Haunted dips at HIPCHIPS
This October, the latest dips to line HIPCHIPS’ counter have a terrifying touch to them. Crisp fiends can snack on Frankenstein’s Vile Bile, a monster mash of peas and feta, or Dracula’s Sweet Blood Infusion which comes in the form of an ash-coloured white chocolate dip with a raspberry coulis.
Finally, there is the RIP (Rest In Pumpkin), consisting of sweet pumpkin puree topped with with graveyard soil (brownie crumbs!)
Visit 56-58 Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 4UF
Halloween Party at Skylight Rooftop
Skylight, London’s most imaginative rooftop destination is holding a frightfully fun 2-day Halloween party this October on Friday 26th & Saturday 27th October. These 2 parties will feature special guest DJs including JakJax, Joaz, Because of Art, Freddie Ried and Alex Glover. The events will include Halloween surprises including costume parades, prizes, tricks, treats and more.
Halloween and seasonal cocktails will include the Black Autumn Widow – Aqua Riva Blanco Tequila, Lime Juice, St-Germain, Basil Leaves, Blackberries, Agave Syrup £9.50. Tickers are £15.00 – £25.00 from here.
Visit Tobacco Dock, Pennington St entrance, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London E1W 2SF
Late night at the Transport Museum
Museums at Night is the UK-wide festival of Lates in museums and galleries. The next festival is taking place from Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 October 2018.
Visit museums, galleries, historic houses, libraries and archives across the UK after dark. Coming up in October is an after-dark tour of the London Transport Museum. Relive the nostalgia and power-up your competitive side at the retro arcade or indulge in independent makers’ stalls and workshops, including live illustration, tarot readings, and crafting 80’s accessories.
Book tickets online here, Visit Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB
Abuelo London’s first Antipodean-meets-South American coffee house and kitchen, is celebrating the spooky festivities with a limited edition smoking cocktail and delicious homemade cakes.
On the 31st October, guests will be able to indulge on two specially curated cakes. The Seeing Orange: Carrot, ginger, cinnamon, white chocolate and the Pumpkin Mad (a pumpkin spice latte cake): pumpkin, all spice, maple syrup, espresso.
In the evening, visitors will be able to sip on a smoking pumpkin and chai spice rum cocktail – which is sure to chase any lingering cobwebs away!
Visit Abuelo, 26 Southampton St, London WC2E 7RS
The Boundary Project’s pop-up charcuterie bar TraTra, at The Vault
TraTra will be celebrating Halloween with bottomless charcuterie boards served with spiced pumpkin and shallot chutney and ‘Blood’ butter. plus mini meringue ‘Ghosts’ and a specially curated cocktail called ‘Bloodlust’, which combines 50 ml Martell,50ml Red Wine, 15ml Orgeat syrup, 3 dashes Peychaud bitter and sugar, Peychaud & wine on the rim.
Visit 2-4 Boundary St, London E2 7DD, UK
Midnight Apothecary Halloween Spooktacular
Brunel Museum has a secret rooftop that’s hosting a gathering to celebrate all things Halloween on Saturday 27 October.
Decorated with pumpkin lanterns and cobwebs it’s the perfect chance to drink a Halloween-themed cocktail at the spooky garden in the sky, while toasting complimentary marshmallows over bright blue flames and ducking into a few games of apple bobbing.
You’ll also get access to the museum’s spooky underground chamber before you leave… if you make it out alive! Muahahaha.
Visit Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe SE16 4LF