October welcomes the cosy nights, autumnal walks and Halloween events! We’ve done the research and picked our favourite London events for you to explore this month.
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London Cocktail Week
It’s back and bigger than ever! London Cocktail Week is the biggest, most vibrant celebration of London’s cocktail scene and the biggest event of it’s kind – in the world! This year, 300 bars have signed up to showcase to you their best drink offerings.
LOCATION: Across 300 bars in the city.
WHEN: 1st – 7th October 2018.
TICKETS: £10 digital pass which includes £6 festival cocktails in 300 bars, first access to exclusive pop-ups and free, unlimited entry to The Cocktail Village.
We recommend booking quickly as it opens on Monday! Online here.
Absolut Porn Star Martini Townhouse
As part of London’s Cocktail Week, Absolut are taking over Soho Townhouse to bring you a unique multi-sensory journey across four floors. Experience a Porn Star Martini cocktail like never before, from a bubble filled maze to a porn star masterclass. This is one not to miss.
LOCATION: 19 Greek St, London, W1D 4DT.
WHEN: 3rd – 6th October 2018.
TICKETS: Adult, £9.00 each.
Second release tickets available online now.
Frieze London takes place in Regents Park and features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries. Enhance your visit by taking a guided tour with options including a Highlights, Emerging Artists and a Contemporary Icons. This year Thursday 4th has opened up for their brand new preview evening.
LOCATION: Regents Park, London.
WHEN: 4th – 7th October 2018.
TICKETS: Preview evening from £129 per person, Friday – Sunday from £38.70 each.
As well as stunning art exhibitions and drinking cocktails, we can’t forget about the spooky London events happening in London this month – whether you love to hunt for ghosts, explore museums after hours or attend the best parties in town – there’s always something to explore.
Hogwarts After Dark
Following last year’s incredibly popular events, Warner Bros. Studio London are once again inviting brave witches, wizards and Muggles to enjoy a magical Hallowe’en evening on the set of the Hogwarts Great Hall. Hogwarts After Dark includes a spooky cocktail reception, studio tours as well as grand Halloween feast followed by dessert in the Forbidden Forest. These are due to sell out very quickly.
LOCATION: Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden WD25 7LR
WHEN: 26th – 28th October 2018.
TICKETS: Prices start from £240.00 per person
Hampton Court Palace Ghost Tours
Discover stories of spooky apparitions and paranormal activity on an evening ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace. As well as a family friendly tours (running on the 31st, 4th November and 6th January at 18:30), the magical grounds are also offering a late night Halloween special and Adult Ghost Tours. Spooky!
LOCATION: Hampton Court Palace, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9AU
WHEN: Running throughout October to February 2019.
TICKETS: Adult from £14 each. Child, £7 each.
A Halloween Screening at the Natural History Museum
Look no further for a spooky London events, this is a not to miss pop-up cinema in one of the most iconic museums in London. The Luna Cinema have chosen the Natural History Museum’s Hintze Hall to show four screening of top Hollywood Halloween thrillers such as The Shining, The Blair Witch Project, Ghostbusters and Silence of the
LOCATION: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London SW7 5BD
WHEN: 28th and 29th October 2018.
TICKETS: £26.50 each includes complimentary popcorn on arrival and access to the “Life in the Dark” exhibition.
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