Top 5 Events This Week: London

As the month draws to a close, we’ve picked our Top 5 Events to help you make the most of what's left of October. From creepy storytelling in a cemetery to a family friendly pumpkin day - we’ve got you covered. 

Events

1.  Fear In The Dark 

Photo By: Chantal

Photo By: Chantal

Experience a night of storytelling in a cemetery inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Lovecraft, Sheridan Le Fanu and MR James. The perfect halloween event for lovers of spooky literature. 

Where: Abney Park, Stoke Newington High St, London, N16 0LN.

When: 20th - 31st October 2016

Price: £12.10

@pandemonium_uk

2. London Destroyed

Photo By: Paul Hudson

Photo By: Paul Hudson

As part of the Literary Footprints Festival this walk looks at the London locations that have featured in dystopian and post apocalyptic fiction. London has been destroyed fictionally many times in books, films and paintings. The walk will involve readings from some of these works (including Mary Shelley, George Orwell, John Wyndham and others), allowing the walkers to contrast the current surroundings with the imagined world of the author. 

Where: Westminster tube station, outside exit 4, Bridge Rd, London, SW1A AA.

When: 26th October 2016

Price: £9.00 - £12.00

@footprintsldn

3. MCM London Comic Con

Photo By: Martin Walter

Photo By: Martin Walter

One of the largest pop culture and memorabilia shows. With a wide range of special guests - from youtubers, actors and animators, come along to meet your favourites or buy some rare merchandise. Put together your best cosplay and come join the fun!

Where: Excel London, Royal Victoria Dock. 

When: 28th - 30th October 2016

Price: £15.00 - £50.00

@MCMComicCon

4. Pumpkin Day 

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Photo By: bluedahlia1946

One for the little ones - a day of pumpkin decorating, face painting and lots more. You will also be able to meet the animals that live on the farm. Be sure to get a taste of the early Christmas food and drink to help you get through the jam-packed day!

Where: Spitalfields City Farm, Buxton Street, London, E1 5AR.

When: 29th October 2016

Price: £3.00

@spitz_cityfarm

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5. MIRRORS Festival

Photo By: Mark Radford

Photo By: Mark Radford

After a successful 2015 debut, MIRRORS returns to East London. Bat For Lashes is set to headline the one day event, which will take place across six Hackney locations. Other acts include: The Parrots, Swimming Tapes and Bill Ryder Jones. 

Where: St Johns at Hackney,  Oslo, Moth Club, Stage 3, Hackney Picturehouse, Paper Dress Vintage. 

When: 29th October 2016

Price: £27.00

@mirrorslondon

 

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