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Spend Halloween in East London

Monday 21 October 2013

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Who says Halloween is the only night spooks get dragged up from the dead? The Book Club have knocked mischief into a three day course from 29th – 31st October. Queen of Hoxton also invites the creeps of East London on the hallowed night to worm their way over in horrible costume for the Invisible DJ.

FLIRT N’DESSERT (The Book Club) on the 29th will see guests arrive as resurrected celebrities. Blood thirsty cocktails will be served before the dead celebrities are dared to play Suck Blood & Blow, Twisted Twister and Spin The Coffin. DJ Vince Charming will then entice the freaks of the night to make some killer moves to beats that won’t stop until the first stroke of the witching hour.
Get your early bird tickets for £12. Entry on the door is £15.


DIY TAXIDERMY IIV (The Book Club) on the 30th invites you to explore the manic and macabre as one of the top UK taxidermists, Charlie Tuesday Gates, reveals some dark stories and offers performance and video through a chilling interactive demonstration.
Get your £10 tickets.


WELCOME TO THE FUNHOUSE (The Book Club) on the 31st is the night you enter at risk of your own peril. Dressed in your most creepy circus attire, you will be dragged through a hellish funfair of performers waiting around every corner to give you a scare. Dare not dress as a clown and you will have your face smeared with grease paint. If that doesn’t send shivers down your spine, the Hall of Mirrors, Ride into Hell Photobooth and blood curdling sounds of the DJs surely will.
Get your £5 tickets.


OUT COME THE FREAKS (Queen of Hoxton) on the 31st dresses the thrilling three-floor venue in the sound of howling horror effects, as well as wrapping around your eardrums a riot of music from The Invisible, La Shark and Snapped Ankles amongst other ghoulish folk. Instructions to arrive early for apple bobbing, face painting and pumpkin carving from 6pm in the rooftop WigWamBam ought to be followed unless you’d rather have your guts for garters.
Email names to info@queenofhoxton.com for £3 cheap list. Entry on the door is £5.

See you there if you dare?

Words: Laura Yuen