London's Month of The Dead Returns
To celebrate the season of spooky, London's Month of the Dead returns this October!
Halloween is almost upon us and to celebrate all things ghoulish and ghastly the British capital will be hosting an entire month of macabre events to celebrate London's Month of the Dead. Throughout October, cemeteries, streets, mausoleums and museums will be buzzing with spooky activities, from taxidermy workshops and ghost walks to guided tours, talks and more. If you're a lover of the weird and wonderful, this is right up your street! And what's more, we've picked some of our favourite events happening around the city... via GIPHY
This year's London Month of the Dead are taking taxidermy to the next level with a range of workshops being held through the month. If you're into taking the macabre from the crafting table to the coffee table, you will definitely want to sign up to one of these. Learn the process and techniques of traditional taxidermy, go rogue and create your own Frankenstein-esque creature or make a beautiful butterfly display; it's all happening this October!
Talks and Tours
From moonlit tours through London's cemeteries to discussions about the undead and more, there's something for everyone at London's Month of the Dead. Discover the architecture of some of the city's most opulent mausoleums, learn about the art of gothic cinema, go underground and tour the crypts and charnel houses of the past, introduce yourself to London's ghosts and hear the stories from London's historic Brompton cemetery.
In keeping with the weird and wonderful theme, you can expect musical performances with a difference at London's Month of the Dead celebrations. Immerse yourself and activate your senses at a candlelit concert in Brompton cemetery, be enchanted by a 19th century magic lantern performance and be transfixed by an eerie, ghost-like theremin concert by candlelight With so much going on, it's easy to get into the scary spirit in the lead up to Halloween. Thanks to the many events at London's Month of the Dead, you'll be well-versed in all things morbid and macabre by the end of October!