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Halloween in London

Spending Halloween in London? Have a terrific, terrifying time with our pick of the best Halloween parties, events for kids and more

Bite into our ultimate guide to celebrating Halloween in London. This year it falls on Tuesday October 31 2017 and the city is bursting with great events to sink your fangs into. Get ready to carve creepy pumpkins, guzzle bat-flavoured sweets and turn your bed sheets into ghosts, this year's Halloween is going to be a shocker. Or, for those of a gentler disposition, check out our favourite events in October and other unmissable things to do in London this autumn

Celebrate Halloween in London 2017

London's top ten Halloween events
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London's top ten Halloween events

Because you're way too old for trick or treating now

Halloween parties in London
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Halloween parties in London

Frightfully fun parties to give you the shivers

Halloween theatre shows in London
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Halloween theatre shows in London

Fancy spending Halloween in a dark room full of strangers?

Halloween in London for kids
Kids

Halloween in London for kids

Face paint, pumpkins and lots and lots of treat

London's Halloween highlights

London's best fancy dress shops
Shopping

London's best fancy dress shops

Choosing your alter-ego will be the only dilemma

Kids' Halloween make-up tips
Things to do

Kids' Halloween make-up tips

Courtesy of the London Dungeon's experts

Ten seriously spooky London locations
Things to do

Ten seriously spooky London locations

Venture to these spooky spots for a genuine fright

Creepy Halloween costume ideas
Shopping

Creepy Halloween costume ideas

What to wear to scare this Halloween

Freak out with these Halloween offers

50% off tickets to The Halloween Playground

50% off tickets to The Halloween Playground

48% off tickets to Freakshow at The Vaults

48% off tickets to Freakshow at The Vaults

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Ghost hunts and tours in London
Things to do

Ghost hunts and tours in London

Grab your ghost detector, your monster masher and put on your bravest face

100 best horror films of all time
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100 best horror films of all time

Pull up a coffin and scare your socks off

Appetite-killing Halloween food
Restaurants

Appetite-killing Halloween food

Turn your meal into a spooky Halloween spectacle

The best horror movies on Netflix
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The best horror movies on Netflix

Ghost stories, slasher flicks and sci-fi shockers to stream now on Netflix

Visit London’s scariest attractions

The London Dungeon
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The London Dungeon

The new London Dungeon has all the ghastly gore and black comedy of the old Tooley Street attraction in a bigger and more high-tech package.

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Hampton Court Palace
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Hampton Court Palace

Henry VIII had many palaces, but Hampton Court is one that oozes drama - the ghost of Henry's fifth wife, Catherine Howard, is said to shriek around in the Haunted Gallery.

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Tower of London
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Tower of London

The Royal Armoury in the White Tower, displays swords, armour, spiky maces and other gruesome tools for separating human beings from their body parts.

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Ghost Bus Tours
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Ghost Bus Tours

Roll up for a tour on a gothic, black-painted Routemaster to hear half-factual, half-fictional tales about the sinister side of London, from an on-board troupe of actors and comics.

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Book spooky day-trips with Time Out

The classic London ghost walk

The classic London ghost walk

Visit London's most haunted pubs

Visit London's most haunted pubs

Jack the Ripper tour of London

Jack the Ripper tour of London

Explore the Tower of London

Explore the Tower of London

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