1. All Hallow’s lantern-lit Tours by Cemetery Club 

Follow a lantern-lit tour amongst the tombs of the East End’s famous and infamous dead! Long gone lives are waiting to be rediscovered in Mile End’s brilliant Cemetery Park, ranging from opium den owners, animal importers and music hall stars. Some of the remarkable characters who lie beneath, will be brought back to life by Sheldon and Sacha of the Cemetery Club. Join them for a night to remember as they turn back time. Please note, this one is not recommended for kids as adult content will be discussed during the tour.

Read more about Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Dates: 29 – 31st October, various times. The tours will start at the War memorial, by the Soanes Centre.
Tickets: £19.62
W: https://fothcp.org/

2. Halloween Walk Poplar Union

Dress up the kids in their Halloween best and head to Bartlett Park for an Autumn nature walk this half term. Kids will learn how to make stick spider webs and decorate tangerines.

The event is led by Sunny Jar Eco Hub, a social enterprise on a mission to make sustainable and eco-friendly living easy and accessible for all.

Date/ Time: Saturday 31 October , 11am-12pm
Price: £3 per person
W: https://poplarunion.com

3. Paper Aeroplanes – flying into October half term with Tower Bridge

Our friends at Tower Bridge are running drop in kids activities throughout October half term, plus all residents of local boroughs are entitled to £1 entry. 

Discover the death defying exploits of Frank McClean and others who have flown through Tower Bridge, and have a go at making your own paper aeroplane to recreate the stunt!

Read more about Paper Aeroplanes at Tower Bridge

Dates:  24 -31 October inclusive
Time: 10am – 4pm
W: https://www.towerbridge.org.uk/

4. Pumpkin Carving @ London City Island 

Book a ‘socially distanced’ pumpkin carving workshop led by the highly talented mixed media sculptor David Bradley (AKA The Curious Confectioner) taking place at London City Island.

Workshops are suitable for those aged 5 and over (kids must have an adult with them).

Tickets are £15 p/p and include a cocktail, or a non-alcoholic child friendly version and an array of sweet treats curated by onsite chocolate shop Cartografie. 

Dates: 29th October – 31st October 
Times: 11:30am-6:30pm
W: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/122971516115  

5. Walking Ghost Tour at Goodluck Hope

Book a space on one of Bullshit London’s factually inaccurate walking tours this Halloween. Thrill seekers should head down to nearby Goodluck Hope for the ultimate Walking Ghost Tour. Immersive actors will lead the small (5 people max) groups with tongue in cheek horror to get you in the mood for All Hallows.

The tours will take place on Saturday 31 October, between 6pm – 10pm. Tours from 6pm – 8pm will be family-friendly, while the 8 – 10pm tours will be more adult appropriate.


Date: Saturday 31st October.
Tickets: £7p/p (includes attendance and face mask). 
W: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/122975504043