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Getting Ghoulish at Unique Venues of London this Halloween

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00

The witching hour is almost upon us at Unique Venues of London! Our venues are brimming with history so we are sure there will be some ghost stories to tell this Halloween. Here’s a round-up of what our venues are getting up to...

Hampton Court Palace

With Halloween upon us, what better way to spend an evening than seeking out ghouls at one of Britain’s best-loved palaces? Hampton Court offers private evening ghost tours – for those brave enough! Guests are taken around the 500 year old palace, where they can delve into the palaces spookiest stories and terrifying tales. During the winter months you can  experience the unique atmosphere of Henry VIII’s Apartments and creep down the infamous Haunted Gallery on your own. Costing £2,000 + VAT for up to 30 guests. Get in touch today for your spook-tacular evening

Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands

Museum of London is no stranger to ghoulish tales and historic horrors! Our London Wall site sits on a roundabout which contains the remains of 17,000 individuals, all housed in the museum’s bone store! Ideal for those looking to make the most of the scary season this Halloween!

Find out the terrifying truth as you trick-or-treat your way around the Museum of London Docklands galleries after dark, and solve a spooky crime by torchlight with the help of a mysterious character. Help us tell terrifying tales from Victorian London including the monstrous story of Dr. Jekyll, and the strange encounters at Sweeney Todd's barber shop during an interactive storytelling session. Nestle down in the museum galleries for bed, before calming your nerves with a bright and early light breakfast and a family-friendly film in the morning. Tickets for this spooky sleepover at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london-docklands/whats-on/night-owls-sleepover.

Natural History Museum

This Halloween, Natural History Museum will be hosting The Luna Cinema in the presence of Hintze Hall’s suspended blue whale skeleton, Hope the Whale. Guests will also have access to the museum’s Life in the Dark exhibition. All guests receive 1 bag of popcorn on entry. In addition to that, they will be able to purchase light snacks and drinks at the bar. Screenings include Blair Witch project (28th October), The Silence of the Lambs (28th October), Ghostbusters (29th October) and The Shining (29th October). More information and tickets available at www.thelunacinema.com/nhm

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Enjoy fiendish fun at Horniman Museum and Garden’s Halloween Fair on 27th and 28th October. Meet creepy crawlies, hear spooky storytelling, and browse for gifts and treats at our arts and crafts markets and food stalls. Come dressed in your best costume!