Every year, the October Half Term provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy a wide range of spooktacular Halloween themed events.
Offering plenty of family friendly frights and ghoulish fun for the entire family, London is playing host to a wide variety of events this Halloween. From spooky film screenings, traditional pumpkin carving, and terror tours, through to trick or treat baking, scary Halloween sleepovers, and spooky concerts, you certainly won’t be disappointed by the wealth of choice on offer.
So gather your little witches, monsters, goblins, and ghosts and fill the half term holidays with lots of scary fun!
As we live and work in the capital, we know all of the best events to attend. Here’s a breakdown of our favourites…
London Zoo: Boo At The Zoo!
London Zoo is always a great day out! And this Halloween, fearless visitors will be able to enjoy a wide range of scary activities. From getting up close and personal with the jungle’s fiercest animals and creepy crawlies, through to testing your pumpkin carving skills and learning how to wrap a mummy at Ghoul School, there’s no better way to add a wild dimension to your Halloween celebrations.
Museum of London: Night Owls Halloween Sleepover
A fright in the night that will test the nerve of even the bravest little monsters and witches, the Museum of London is opening its doors to both adults and children for a sleepover in its galleries!
As part of the experience, families will be able to explore a Victorian street, make gothic masks, help the baker’s wife to solve a crime and wake up to a screening of Disney’s Hocus Pocus!
GAIL’S Bakery: Halloween Workshops
Halloween wouldn’t be the same without lots of ghoulish treats to tuck into! And if you’re stuck for ideas when it comes to feeding your favourite little people this Halloween or you’re hosting a Halloween party, make sure you head down to GAIL’S Bakery to enjoy one of her popular workshops. Kids are welcome too!
From learning how to decorate gingerbread skeletons through to perfecting the art of creating bite-size severed fingers, you’ll walk away with the skills you need to cook up a storm this Halloween.