London Family Halloween Events

Oct 27, 2012 by

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Family Event:

There are loads of drop-in, free half-term events and activities going on click here to read more

The Campsite, Natural History Museum, Saturday Oct 27th – Friday 2nd November, 11am-4:30pm.  Come to the interactive play space of the pop-up campsite: vintage camper vans, pop-up tents, colourful caravans, and family activities in and around the Darwin Centre.  Free, all ages

Baby Loves Disco Halloween Party: Sway, Covent Garden 1-4pm or noon-2pm, Saturday 27th October.  Four rooms of toddler friendly fun including dressing up box, face painters, juice, snacks and cash bar for adults.  £10 for all walking people 6 months – 7 years.

Selfridges Halloween Events on 4th Floor, noon – 7pm:  Horrifying Treats from Doctor Dreadful, eat every disgusting treat you make with the Doctor.  Halloween Party 2-6pm: pumpkin carving, haunted houses, arts and crafts, roaming witches, spooky balloon shapes and more.  Ugg Storytelling 2-4pm: Promoting Uggs new interactive storybooks, a storyteller will be on hand to read to littlies.


Family Events Wednesday 31st October:

Fortnum and Mason Halloween and Pumpkin Carving Contest, 3-5pm.  Fancy Dress and Pumpkin Carving Contest.  What a great way to celebrate Halloween, bring the kids over to the demonstration kitchen at Fortnum and Mason for a chance to carve pumpkins.  All ages, free

Selfridges Halloween Party, 2-6pm.  Come and join the fun with professional make-up artists painting scary faces and watch the art created by a balloon specialist.  Free, all ages

Eenymeeny children’s boutique in Tufnell Park is having free face painting on Halloween, 3-6pm  for ages 3-10 years old.

Wallace Collection: Wednesday 31st October, drop-in art workshop.  Look in hidden nooks and crannies around the museum for hidden animal faces and then create your own mask.  Ages 5+, free, drop-in


Family Events Saturday 3rd November:

Day of the Dead Family Day, Victoria Tunnel (along the Southbank) entries at 10am and 2pm.  The Embassy of Mexico and Wahaca have teamed up to put together this traditional Mexican festival of Day of the Dead, when families come together to remember those who have died.  This is somewhat like All Souls Day, although the Day of the Dead is Pagan in origination, the festival is marked by artwork evoking dancing smartly dressed skeletons and other curiosities to mock death.  Take part in face painting, painting traditional sugar skulls, make paper masks, decorate cardboard coffins, music, dancing and Wahaca (one of the best Mexican restaurants in London) will be selling Mexican street food.   £5 per person over 8 years old.

Battersea Park Fireworks: Gates open 6pm, bonfire 7:30pm, fireworks show 8pm.  Skip the headache and cost of going into the park, join families up and down the embankment for a free and festive show.

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