Halloween is a night when for one night only the capital has fun and is full of people in spooky costumes. Crystal Hotels has put together quite quirky list of Halloween events so make sure you check it out!
Scary CSI: Crime Scene Live at the Natural History Museum
Put on your white body suit and join the Natural History Museum's experts in a live crime scene investigation. You will help to collect the evidence and analyse the facts to find a killer who is still out there. There is no better way to spend the Halloween then solving a murder case!
Where: Cromwell Rd, Kensington, SW7 5BD
Nearest tube station: South Kensington
When: Various dates incl. 1 November, 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Voyage to the beyond: Journey to the Underworld
The people from ‘Funicular Productions’ are going to take you to the hell by train - literally. It’s the return of their second spooky experience, locomotive-based supper club experience with Masterchef’s finalist Louisa Ellis. The supper club is now open and takes place in the Pedley Street Station; a railway arch in East London which is dressed as a train platform complete with a cocktail bar and an actual train. Inside, there are old fashioned booth-seated tables at which you can enjoy cocktails, dinner and you might end up quite shaken by the end of this experience.
Where: Pedley Street Station, Arch 63 Pedley Street, London, E2 6GS
Nearest tube station: Shoreditch
When: 25 September – 3 November, various times
Benjamin's Bones: Craven Street Bones at Benjamin Franklin House
He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the country's first ambassador to France where he helped to start the French Revolution. This Halloween tour is perfect for younger children who will get the chance to meet Polly Hewson, daughter of Franklin's landlady. You will get a chance to listen to some spooky tales and play ‘Pin the Spider on the Web’ and other Halloween-themed games.
Where: 36 Craven Street, WC2N 5NF
Nearest tube station: Charing Cross or Embankment
When: 22 October, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Candlelight Club's Halloween Ball
The Candlelight Club's jazz-era Halloween Ball is full of feathers, glitter and glam. Whisking you back to the 1920s for a night of live music, spooky cabaret and fancy dress, this is a definitively classier alternative to your crowded Halloween house party. Dance to the Creep Quartet, a live band who will play themes from famous horror movies, whilst you will be sipping on a few drinks.
Where: Secret Spooky Location
When: 26 October, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
The Spirit of Literature: Halloween Party in The Library
The Library is a private member's club in St. Martin's Lane which is hosting a literary-themed Halloween party. Unique and quirky Halloween costumes are must: think Shakespeare on his birthday, Virginia Woolf or the Edgar Allen Poe for extra chills. There is a prize for the best costume so dress to impress! It definitely is worth coming even just to explore the elegant space which is normally open to members only.
Where: The Library, Soho
Nearest tube station: Leicester Square or Charing Cross
When: 31 October, 7:00PM - 1:00AM