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    If you come to celebrate Halloween in London, here is a selection of events to make you shudder! Be aware that a number of macabre tours are open all year round.


    Halloween Party at Harry Potter Studios

    From October 1, studios Harry Potter transform to celebrate Halloween. On this occasion, the iconic Great Hall is decorated with more than 100 floating pumpkins and visitors are invited to participate in a duel with the Death Eaters.
    Finally, equipped with a torch, spectators discover the secrets of the Forbidden Forest.

    During this visit also discover behind the scenes of the film from the famous saga.

    All additional activities are included in the ticket price.

    Information and reservations on the website of the British Tourist Office

    When? Friday September 25, 2020 - Sunday November 8, 2020


    Kiss Haunted House Party

    The KISS Haunted House Party is the UK's biggest Halloween party.
    Among the guest artists: Sean Paul and Jeune T & Bugsey.


    Information and reservations on the Ticketmaster website

    When? 25th October
    Or ? Wembley stadium

    Milkshake Halloween Rave

    Milkshake is a great student party hosted at the iconic Ministry of Sound nightclub located in Elephant and Castle.
    On the program co2 cannons, macabre lasers, dancers, gifts ...

    4 rooms for 4 different musical atmospheres:

    Salle 1: House, Dance, Bass
    Salle 2: HipHop, Trap, R&B, Drill
    Salle 3: Disco & Old School Hits
    Salle 4: Deep House & Tech House


    Information and reservations on the See Tickets website

    When? 31th October


    Day of the Dead: An Afterlife Love Story

    Taking place in a secret location in east London, the party is inspired by Mexico's annual Day of the Dead celebrations.


    Two types of tickets are available:

    • The first provides access to a “wedding ceremony and banquet”, including, a welcome drink, a three-course meal, and the reception that follows. Price: £ 50
    • The second ticket (cheaper) gives access only to the reception, with live music and DJs. Price: £ 10

    Information and reservations on the Time Out website

    When? November 2, 2019 from 21:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
    Or ? Spitalfields



    Halloween for kids at London Zoo

    To celebrate Halloween, the London Zoo is hosting a spooky activity where children dress up, learn to cast spells and listen to stories and carve pumpkins.


    Information and reservations on the London Zoo website

    When? 19 - 31 October 2019

    Metro bus Camden Town274, C2


    The Halloween Raveyard

    The Vaults is a cultural space located under Waterloo Tube Station, in the famous graffiti tunnel, Leake Street.

    To celebrate Halloween, The Vaults is hosting a weird night out where the dead will come out to dance to live music.


    Information and reservations on The Vaults website

    When?  October 31, 2019 - November 1 and 2, 2019

    Metro bus National rail Waterloo, Lambeth North1, 59, 68, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188Waterloo


    Haunted Tour of the Tower of London

    Just like the key ceremony, the haunted tour of the Tower of London is an unusual activity that allows you to visit the most visited monument in the capital without the hordes of tourists.

    During this night tour, you will be accompanied by a Yeoman Warders who will deliver many anecdotes about this prison through tales of torture and execution.


    Information and reservations on the Tower of London website

    When? Sundays 3, 10, 17, 24 November 2019 and Sundays 1 and 8 December 2019.
    Departure at 19 p.m.

    Metro bus River shuttles Tower Hill15, 42, 78, 100, RV1Tower Pier


    Macabre and ghostly tour of London

    Climb aboard The Ghost Bus Tour, the only funeral routemaster in London and discover the darkest events of the British capital as told by grimaced comedians.

    Hear the story of London's darkest events such as the Great Fire of London, the story of the evil barber of Fleet Street and the old Royal Tombs of Westminster Abbey.

    You will visit little known and scary places such as Cross Bones cemetery and the places where Jack the Ripper executed his victims ...

    Information and reservations on the website of the British Tourist Office

    When? Sunday to Thursday: 19:30 p.m., 21:00 p.m., Friday: 18:00 p.m., 19:30 p.m. and 21:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 18:00 p.m., 19:30 p.m., 19:45 p.m., 21:00 p.m. and 21:15 p.m.


    Sur les traces de Jack l'éventreur

    Maxime, a young Frenchman living in London, provides Guided tours in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper and will unveil the mysteries of this murderer who executed five women in 1888 in the district of Whitechapel.

    Like a real police investigation, it will give you clues and use your imagination to unveil the secrets of this mysterious character. Why did the murders take place on weekdays? Why was he removing the uterus? Or what was Jack the Eventreur's psychiatric profile?


    Information and reservation on Weelink

    When? Maxime ensures the visit on Friday, Saturday and some Wednesdays from 17 p.m. or 00 p.m. depending on the day, as well as on January 18.
    To find out about availability and planned visits, do not hesitate to consult the schedule.


    Haunted London & Gruesome Stories Guided Tour

    Follow Maxime, your French guide who will take you on this evening tour of London's most terrifying places!
    Macabre tales will be unveiled such as the Black Death and its devastation in London, the most infamous medieval prison in the capital, the history of anatomists and grave robbers… thrills guaranteed!

    Information and reservation on Weelink

    When? Maxime provides the visit 4 to 5 times a week from 19:00 p.m. to 21:00 p.m.

    To find out about availability and planned visits, do not hesitate to consult the schedule.


    London Bridge Experience

    This tour, considered the UK's most frightening, plunges viewers into the dark history of London as told by comedians.

    You will discover in an "old" London setting, the story of Jack the Ripper. Then in a second step, enter a haunted house where actors will surprise you.

    Information and reservations on the website of the British Tourist Office

    When? Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. - 18 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday: 9:30 a.m. - 18 p.m.

    Metro bus London Bridge17, 501, 521, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 133, 149, 343, 381


    London Dungeon: a museum of historical horrors

    The London Dungeon is one of the best known and renowned attractions in London. Halfway between museum and attraction, London Dungeon brings to life in ultra-realistic settings the most striking facts of the capital.

    Find your way through the labyrinth of fear, before being judged in the courtroom for things you might have committed, and learn about the various punishments applied in the Middle Ages, such as hanging or quartering.


    Information and reservations on GetYourGuide

    Metro bus River shuttles Waterloo12, 53, 59, 76, 77, 148, 159, 211, 341, 381London Eye Pier


    The Woman In Black: The Most Terrifying Musical

    Performed since 1987, this musical is a bestseller seen by thousands of spectators around the world. This psychological thriller tells the story of a lawyer confronted with strange phenomena.

    The Woman in Black is on the British school curriculum.

    Information and reservations on the London Box Office website

    When? Every evening at 20 p.m. at the Fortune Théâtre

    Metro bus Covent Garden, Charing Cross, Embankment6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 77a, 91, 176
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