1. Electric Cinema All Nighter
The Electric hosts a timely and macabre overnight movie marathon of four classic edge-of-your-seat horror films. Carrie, The Shining, Rosemary’s Baby and The Wickerman will undoubtedly contrive to ensure you don’t sleep a wink.
Electric Cinema; £15-£22.50; 23:45, 31 October; 191 Portobello Rd, W11 2ED; Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 08:00-01:00, Fri-Sat 08:00-02:00, Sun 08:00-23:00; electriccinema.co.uk
2. 20th Century Theatre Pop Up Screen
Cinema nights at the 20th Century Theatre are rarely run-of-the-mill. And none less so than its Halloween extravaganza, at which brave souls will have to first navigate through a scare maze to find their seat. An immersive movie experience, it will have you jittering in your seat before you can say ‘Here’s Johnny’. Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday 13th will run from 30 October to 2 November. One, two, Freddie’s coming for you…
20th Century Theatre; £20; 30 October – 2 November; 291 Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA; popupscreens.co.uk
3. Biscuiteers Halloween Biscuit Decorating
Biscuiteers does the boring bit (making the plain biscuits), so that little wizards and witches can have their wicked way with the coloured icing. An icing expert is on-hand to guide kids through the devilish decorating and spooky sprinkles, and when you’ve finished take home your treats in a wrapped gift box.
Halloween Biscuit Decorating; Biscuiteers; £15; Sat 1 November 10:00-14:00 – Sun 2 November 11:00-17:00; biscuiteers.com
4. Lisa’s Jazz Bar Halloween Special
Scandinavian bar, Lisa’s, is getting set to go all out for a Halloween knees-up with a difference this Friday. Expect goblets of punch, a Halloween banquet, and funky-house beats to see you through this thriller night. You don’t want to be alone, now do you? MUAHAHAHA..
Beats Across Borders Halloween Special At Lisa’s Jazz Bar; 305 Portobello Road, W10 5TD; Opening hours: Tues-Thurs 18:00-00:00, Fri-Sat 11:00-00:00, Sun 11:00-17:00; lisasportobello.com/reservations