Halloween is approaching fast, and London is set for an incredibly spooky season. As if the fact that London’s ghostly history is not enough, there are events occurring everywhere with ghosts and ghouls, witches and vampires attracting attention.
Take a short tube train ride to Vauxhall not too far from Presidential Apartments Kensington for the stunning Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Fire Festival. It’s big, it’s bold and it’s spectacular. This is where fire rules supreme. This years theme is “the music of Orpheus and the Jealousy of the Gods’ so be prepared. It will be scary and a delight for the eyes. This is an incredible extravaganza involving musicians, dancers and fireworks telling a story of jealousy and love with plenty of spooky elements thrown in as Orpheus passes through the Underworld.
Go on a scary ghost hunt in London’s Ragged School operating minutes from many Serviced Apartments Central London. Only the bravest of souls dare face what lies within. Join the team of Haunted Happenings and spend the night in this eerie building which is said to be one of most haunted buildings in the city. Being truly terrified is quite possible – previous events have had people screaming and running for the door! Poltergeists, apparitions and much more await visitors to this somber location.
Explore the many activities on offer in London’s Month of the Dead. There are forgotten burial grounds to discover, and a private viewing of the Museum of London’s massive bone archive. Go for a torchlit cemetery walk, or enjoy tea, cake and conversation about death at the Death Café. If you still want more to explore, then take in the Subterranean Sanctuaries of crypts and charnel houses or listen to a candle lit Theremin concert of Ghost in the Machine. You can also find variety of Aparthotels London and activities suitable for you nearby.
Jack the Ripper terrified Victorian London – can he terrify you? Retrace his steps with a Jack the Ripper Ghost Walk beginning in the very centre of the area in which he committed his murders. Even today, following his murderous route through the old alleyways of the East End is still extremely atmospheric and it is easy to imagine him about to commit yet more crimes.
Ready for more terror – then jump aboard the London Ghost Bus. This dramatic black bus will take you through the streets of London and unearth its darker side. A strange conductor will tell stories of execution, murder and ghosts – and there might just be one or two other strange characters ready to board the bus in places, people whom you just might prefer not to know!
Stop off at the Tower of London for an incredible Twilight Tour. This is when the spookiest corners of the Tower come alive. Bear in mind that countless people have been executed here including two of Henry VII’s queens, Anne Boleyn and Katherine. Then there was the elderly Countess of Salisbury who ran screaming around the block. This was a place of torture, of pain and then there were those two princes, Edward and Richard who disappeared here and were never seen again.