Best events in London 31st Oct, Halloween

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Best events in London on Halloween, Mon 31st October

Our guide to the best events in London on Halloween, Monday 31 October 2016.

Andy Parsons at Soho Theatre, London
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Slacktivist Action Group, with Andy Parsons

Soho Theatre Andy Parsons will be leading his Slacktivist Action Group, with guests Russell Howard and ex-Lib Dem MP Vince Cable.
 at Museum of London Docklands, London
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Supper in the shadows — Halloween on the docks

Museum of London Docklands The Museum of London Docklands will be putting on a spooky supper and guided tour of the old warehouse this Halloween.
 
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Family-friendly ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace Take your kids to Hampton Court Palace and spend a spooky night listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Ghost Tour of Hampton Court Palace

to Hampton Court Palace Spend a spooky night at Hampton Court being led around the courtyards, whilst listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.
 
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.
Rocky Horror Picture Show at Prince Charles Cinema, London
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Dress up and sing-a-long with Rocky Horror

Prince Charles Cinema Don your best pair of stilettos and fishnet tights and get down to the Prince Charles Cinema for Sing-A-Long Rocky Horror!
 
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
King Lear at Old Vic, London
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“King Lear” — Glenda Jackson, Jane Horrocks

to Old Vic Oscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre.
 
Richard Herring at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Comedy podcast with Richard Herring

Leicester Square Theatre Richard Herring's podcast at the Leicester Square Theatre contains comedy skits and chats with other famous comedians.
 at Tate Britain, London
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Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
 
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
No Mans Land at Wyndham’s Theatre, London
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No Man’s Land — Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart

to Wyndham’s Theatre Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will be starring in Harold Pinter's classic play, 'No Man's Land', at the Wyndham's Theatre.
 
The Entertainer at Garrick Theatre, London
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The Entertainer — starring Kenneth Branagh

to Garrick Theatre Kenneth Branagh will be starring in John Osborne's modern classic "The Entertainer", at the Garrick Theatre.
 at Museum of London, London
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Fire! Fire! Great Fire of London exhibition

to Museum of London This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.
 
Bodyguard at Dominion Theatre, London
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The Bodyguard — starring Beverley Knight

to Dominion Theatre The Whitney Houston movie "The Bodyguard" has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.
 at British Museum, London
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Ancient Sunken Cities — Egypt’s Lost Worlds

to British Museum This fantastic new exhibition at the British Museum will explore the ancient sunken cities that have been discovered in Egypt.
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.
 
Musical in London: Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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to Her Majesty’s Theatre "The Phantom of the Opera" has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's finest scores.
Musical in London: Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

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to Queen’s Theatre "Les Miserables" is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
 

That’s all of our top picks, but there are plenty more London events on 31 October, including:

Bhupen Khakhar exhibition, at the Tate Modern31 OctoberThe Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of works by the Indian artist Bhupen Khakhar.

Game Plan — Old board games, re-discovered31 OctoberThe Museum of Childhood’s new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.

In The Heights — Tony Award-winning musical31 October“In The Heights” is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue.

Paul Nash exhibition — at Tate Britain31 OctoberTate Britain’s Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.

Museum of London Docklands — After Dark!31 OctoberExplore the Museum of London Docklands after dark, when they guide you through the galleries and tell some spooky tales.

Courting to Contract: Love and Marriage in Iran31 OctoberThe British Museum’s “Courting to Contract” exhibition will explore the themes of love and marriage in Iranian art and literature.

You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-197031 OctoberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.

Beyond Caravaggio — at the National Gallery31 October‘Beyond Caravaggio’ at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio’s paintings had on later artists.

Forgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea31 October“Forgotten Fighters” will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.

 
 
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