If you're looking for something to do for Halloween in London — whether that's a family-friendly Halloween party, or a more grown-up event — you're in the right place. We'll be adding more Halloween 2017 London events to this page closer to the time, so keep checking back.
HORROROCTOBER: It's a terrible pun, but a fantastic line-up at the Prince Charles Cinema's month-long celebration of all things dark, twisted and creepy. Films being shown include Friday the 13th, Dracula, Scream, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Hocus Pocus, The Blair Witch Project, plus foreign language horror films. (1-31 October)
NEWBURGH QUARTER OF CURIOSITY: Halloween lasts a whole two weeks in Carnaby, with Halloween installations appearing throughout the Newburgh Quarter, plus free workshops and masterclasses including potion cocktail making, pumpkin planters, and a Halloween make-up masterclass taking place in the pop-up Quarter of Curiosity Shop. There's also a Halloween Fright Night Party on 26 October. See schedule for full details. (17-31 October)
HALLOWEEN SÉANCE: The Last Tuesday Society hosts an evening with Philipp Oberlohr, the man described as 'Austria's Derren Brown'. He'll be reconstructing a séance in an immersive performance paired with a menu of Victorian-era cocktails. Viktor Wynd's Museum of Curiosities (Hackney), £20, book ahead, 24 October, 6.30pm/9pm
HORROR FILM QUIZ: Test your knowledge of horror films at the Prince Charles Cinema's annual horror film quiz, complete with costume competition and Halloween party games. £6, book ahead, 24 October, 8.45pm
GUERILLA SCIENCE: Delve into your darkest nightmares at The Book Club and learn all about sleep paralysis and nightmares from scientists and film makers. £5-£12, book ahead, 25 October, 7pm-10pm
DICKENS AFTER DARK: Visit the Charles Dickens Museum in Bloomsbury for a special edition of Dickens After Dark, the late night, candlelit opening of the museum. Be entertained by the magician or have your fortune told by the housemaid, before sinking a drink or two at the bar. £16, book ahead, 26 October, 6pm
FRIGHT NIGHT: Forty Hall is being transformed into a haunted house for the night, giving visitors a chance to explore the building by candlelight. Look out for surprising characters along the way, and finish off with a drink in the bar. Age 16+ (although there is a child-friendly version of the event happening at different times). Forty Hall (Enfield), £5, book ahead, 27 October, 6.30pm