Have a Ghoulish Halloween in London with our Spooky To Do List!

Have a Ghoulish Halloween in London with our Spooky To Do List!

Here’s our list of unusual things to do to celebrate Halloween in London over the Weekend!

Including a creepy museum after dark, kooky cabaret, ghoulish comedy & more!


Candlelit Halloween Late | Sir John Soane’s Museum | 28 October | From 6:15pm | £30

Enjoy an after dark adventure into the shadows of the Soane on a spooky curator-led, candlelit tour, with Halloween-themed cocktails to calm the nerves as you hear dark tales of death, gawk at mummies, and see creepy shadows at every corner!


Poltergayst | The Marlborough Pub & Theatre (Brighton) | 29 October | 9pm | FREE

One of Brighton’s most haunted pubs hosts “a queer Halloween extravaganza”, featuring performances by Mzz Kimberley, Dolly Rocket, Lasana Shabazz, Harry Clayton-Wright, Brendan Maclean  and tunes courtesy of Queen Josephine.


White Mischief’s HELL FREEZES OVER Halloween Ball | Scala | 29 October | 9pm | £19.99

You are invited to fly along the highway to hell together with cabaret, aerial, circus, DJs and dancing, as White Mischief celebrates Halloween in style! The lineup includes: Dusty Limits, Tankus The Henge, Bowjangles, Lolo Brow, Ms Chameleon’s Incredible Flea Circus & MORE!


Music to be Murdered/Haunted By | The Crazy Coqs | 30 & 31 October | 7pm | £20

Promising “a treat for both their ears and eyes”, Mr Bowler’s ‘Music to be Murdered/Haunted By’ should quench your thirst for comedic murderous thoughts. Alfred Hitchcock narrates, and the cast keep the audience on the edge of their seats… Stylish Halloween fare!


Adam’s Hallowe’en Comedy Night | Camden Comedy Club | 31 October & 1 November | 8pm | FREE

Two nights of Hallowee’en Comedy programmed by Weirdos Comedy Club, hosted by Adam Larter. The Monday lineup includes Michael Brunstrom, Lottie Bowater, Charlie Miller, John Luke Roberts & Eleanor Morton. On Tuesday, expect Phil Jarvis, Sooz Kempner, Matthew Highton, Katia Kvinge, John Henry Falle and more…


The Crick Crack Club Presents: The Day of the Dead | Rich Mix | 1 November | 8pm | £6-£8

Inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead, the Crick Crack Club celebrates the Dias de Los Muertos at Rich Mix – showcasing magical storytelling from Nell Phoenix, Tim Ralphs, and Clare Muireann Murphy.

They Say: “Tonight – under the watchful eye of a bunch of gambling skeletons – dead ancestors are honoured; the souls of the dead are tempted back into the world of the living for a bit of a party, and Death is mocked, cheated and saluted by turn.”


The Monarch’s Day of the Dead Comedy Cabaret | Angel Comedy Club | 1 November | 8:30pm | £5

A night of terrifying alternative comedy, featuring John-Luke “Frightening” Roberts, Tony “Spooky” Law, Paddy “What’s he done to Jonny?” Gervers, Helen “Headless” Cripps, Abigoliah “Doing something death defying” Schamaun, Danielle “Contains A Skeleton” Ward and Tom “Dead” Bell!

Did we forget anything for our top things to do in London this Halloween? Leave a comment below with your thoughts…

Rupert Dannreuther


I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.