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Top ten Halloween events in London

Here's our pick of hair-raising Halloween events in London 2016. Be warned, these aren't for the faint-hearted...

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You might be too old for trick or treating these days but trust us, there's still a lot of fun to be had on and around Halloween in London (Tuesday October 31 2017). Swot up with the 100 best horror films of all time, pop down to one of London's best fancy dress shops and prepare to be scared at one of the ten frighteningly good Halloween events below.

RECOMMENDED: Read the full Halloween in London guide as we'll be updating this page with more events soon

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Louis L
Louis L

it says top 10 halloween events, but there are only three on this page???!!!


If running and screaming is more your thing, we're doing a super-sized (and super-creepy) version of our Citydash street game. It's a spooky real-world game of speed, stealth and strategy: Run for checkpoints, replan on the fly, and duck for cover as our patrolling guards close in. Details: http://citydash.fire-hazard.net/halloween

Adam H
Adam H

And, if you're looking to do something amazingly magical this Halloween, why not check out The Dreamery's Las Maravillas: The Lost Souls of Mictlan - an immersive horror experience in Hackney created to American haunted house standards.

Check it out at: https://www.picatic.com/lasmaravillas