A nightmare on Old Compton Street / The Witches Of East Bloc / The Graveyards Of Vauxhall – Delete as appropriate!
Halloween has progressively become one of the biggest weekends of the year, so here’s our listings for the forthcoming weekend in London on Friday 30 October and Saturday 31 October across Clapham, Vauxhall, The West End and East London.
Thursday 29 October 2015 – Saturday 1 November 2015: Rupert Street Day Of The Dead Weekend
Rupert Street in Soho hosts a Mexican themed “Day Of The Dead” weekend with guest DJs Ian James and Brent Nichols. Entry is free all weekend.
Friday 30 October 2015: Push The Button – Halloqueens – The Royal Vauxhall Tavern
It’s Britney Witch! What could be more fitting for Halloween than a night out in Vauxhall?
Push The Button celebrates the Halloqueens at the now Grade II listed Royal Vauxhall Tavern (372 Kennington Lane, SE11 5HY) Tickets are on sale now. Rest assured, the RVT will be suitably decorated for Halloween, and you’re implored to be suitably decorated as well. This is likely to be sell-out.
Friday 30 October 2015: Clapham Horror Story & The Halloween Ball at The Two Brewers
No, it’s not Clapham High Street on a Saturday night. The Two Brewers (114 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UK) presents The Clapham Horror Story from 8pm. The Clapham Horror story tells tales of strange and mysterious goings on at The Two Brewers. Hosted by Drag Idol 2015 runners up The Vixens, Sum Ting Wong and Roxx, these five Queens come together to tell four scary and magical stories through a set list of Halloween classics and modern party bangers. Advance tickets are on sale now.
The Two Brewers also hosts its Halloween ball in aid of LGBT helpline Switchboard on the same night. Note that the Wednesday and Thursday night events at The Two Brewers are now completely sold out.
Friday 30 October 2015: Micky Galliano at Kazbar Clapham
Kazbar Clapham (50 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UL) kicks off its Halloween weekend with guest DJ Micky Galliano. Entry is free all weekend.
Friday 30 October 2015: Hocus Pocus at The Clapham Picturehouse
Staying in Clapham, Out in Clapham and Wandsworth LGBT present a special midnight screening of the 1993 film “Hocus Pocus” at the Clapham Picturehouse (76 Venn Street, SW4 0AT). Advance tickets are online.
Friday 30 October 2015: Vauxhall Horror Story – A:M Hotel
Friday night / Saturday morning after hours party A:M presents “The Vauxhall Horror Story – A:M Hotel at Protocol (6 South Lambert Place, SW8 1SP) from 11pm to 11am Saturday morning.
Saturday 31 October 2015: The List Sport In The City Halloween Party
Saturday 31 October 2015: DJ Anthony May at KuKlub
KuKlub (30 Lisle Street, WC2H 7BA) welcomes special guest DJ Anthony May (Baila Cariño Madrid) alongside residents Kerol Garcia, Rodrigo Tancredi, Charli and Pablo Santis. Doors open from 10pm to 3am.
Saturday 31 October 2015: The Shadow Lounge presents Halloween Glitter Bomb: Dead Famous
The Shadow Lounge’s (5-7 Brewer Street, W1F 0RF) nascent Studio 54 inspired Saturday night Glitter Bomb hosts a “Dead Famous” Halloween special.
Doors are open from 10pm to 3am. A strict “Dressed To Kill” dress code will be enforced.
Saturday 31 October 2015: Anastacia at G-A-Y at Heaven
Anastacia graces the well-trodden stage of G-A-Y at Heaven for a Halloween special. Anastacia will be performing tracks from her forthcoming “Ultimate Collection” album. Discounted entry wristbands will be available from G-A-Y bar on Old Compton Street on the day.
Saturday 31 October 2015: A Nightmare In Clapham at The Two Brewers
The Two Brewers continues its Halloween weekend with “A Nightmare In Clapham”. Doors open from 6pm, entry is £8 after 10pm and the night runs through until 4am. Cash prizes are on offer for best fancy dress outfit.
Saturday 31 October 2015: XXL Halloween with Wayne G
The capacious XXL at Pulse Southwark (1-5 Invicta Plaza, Blackfriars Bridge, SE1 9UF) hosts a Halloween special with resident Wayne G from 10pm.
Saturday 31 October 2015: The Scare Bears at The Eagle
The Eagle (349 Kennington Lane, SE11 5QY) hosts its Halloween party The Scare Bears in association with Ghost Vodka from 8pm.
Saturday 31 October 2015: Straight Nasty Halloween Bash at VFD
The venue formerly known as Vogue Fabrics Dalston (66 Stoke Newington Road, N16 7XB)serves up a Halloween special of Straight Nasty. Over to Straight Nasty: Basic witches beware – Straight Nasty’s Halloween Bash is here and ready to R.I.P you a new one. Serving up the spookiest, sexiest and most sensual selection of unapologetic POP bangerz for all you ghoulish gays and girlz this October 31st. Call your friends up on the ouija (Grindr), and we’ll see you there.
Doors open at 10pm. Fancy dress mandatory.
More on Facebook.
Saturday 31 October 2015: Handsome Halloqueen at East Bloc
Handsome Halloqueen at East Bloc (217 City Road, EC1V 9JN): “The only party where it’s OK to look like you’ve been dug up.” “Rave from the grave” with Terry Farley, Dave Kendrick, Ninebomb (Acid Queen), Mistamaker and Martyn Fitzgerald. £5 before midnight, £10 afterwards.
Saturday 31 October 2015: Sink The Pink Halloween Extravaganza [SOLD OUT]
Sink The Pink hosts its annual Halloween Extravaganza at the Oval Space (29-32 The Oval, E2 9DT). There’s more on Facebook. Note this has now sold out.
Sunday 1 November 2015 – Beyond’s “Dawn Of The Dead” at the Ministry of Sound
Beyond marks the first anniversary of its debut at the Ministry of Sound (103 Gaunt Street, SE1 6DP) by honouring the Mexican ritual – Day of the Dead, with an all-out supernatural extravaganza. Guest DJ Ben Manson (La Demence) joins residents Steve Pitron, Fat Tony, Gonzalo, Maze & Masters, Hifi Sean and Chris Brogan. Doors open at 5am.