Kiddie Halloween for Free or Less

While Halloween themed parties, attractions, ghost walks abound across town, scouting for kids dos can be a bit of a task. With October half term holidays, get your kids to have fun with some learning without breaking the bank.  What’s Hot London? brings to you the top under £5 activities for your kids this Halloween.

1. Halloween at Gosh! Comics

What? Gosh! Comics store will be hosting a mini Halloween festival that will include a Flying Eye Kids activity table including some spooky sketching between 15.00-18.00 by  José Domingo, creator of ‘Pablo & Jane and The Hot Air Contraption’ and  Briony May Smith creator of ‘Imelda and the Goblin King’ will be doodling away. Plus Mark Millar who is on a tour to celebrate the release of the Chrononauts & Jupiter’s Circle paperbacks is coming to Gosh! for a signing from 13.00-14.00! Wear you best Halloween costumes and rush to Gosh!

Where? Gosh! Comics, Berwick Street, W1F 0DR London, United Kingdom

When? Saturday, 31 October 2015 from 11:00 to 18:00 (GMT).

The event is Free. No booking is required.

2. Scary Halloween at CoderDojo

What? CoderDojo Whitechapel is a free coding club for kids aged 7-17. CoderDojo will host a Halloween special with games, prizes, witches, wizards and a whole lot. No coding experience needed. Just bring a laptop (not an iPad or tablet) that can connect to the internet and mentors will assist you as you have fun coding. If you have some coding experience, cool! Test yourself to the next level. A special “Show & Tell” platform enables you to showcase any cool programme you’ve been working on and share with other ninjas.

Where? Central Working (CoderDojo HQ),69-89 Mile End Road,E1 4TT London,United Kingdom

When? Saturday, 31 October 2015 from 14:00 to 17:00 (GMT). 

The event is free. Registration is required in advance.

3. Kids week Halloween Acting Class

 What? Led by Nathan Guy, this acting workshop at West End will let children aged 8-12  fuel their imagination for their roles. A special Halloween story will enable kids to create spooky characters and do the Monster Mash! Trained actors as staff will ensure participants learn fundamental acting skills. If you are a Parent or a Guardian, you are invited to watch a short performance towards the end of the workshop.

Where? Apollo Theatre – 31 Shaftesbury Avenue London W1D 7ES GB

When? Friday, 30 October 2015 from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14.00 to 17.00 (GMT)

The event is free. Registration is required in advance.

4. Spooky Stables

What? Enjoy 4 days of Halloween extravaganza from Jack -O- Lanterns to Pumpkin carving workshops at the Pumpkin Parlour, an Arts and Craft area, The House of the Dead with Mexican Day of Dead Goodies from Camden Market’s resident House of Guadeloupe, a Tricks n Treats Stand, Face Painting Salon and much more.

Where?  Stables Market – Chalk Farm Road London, Gt Lon NW1 8AH GB

When? Wednesday,  October 28, 2015 at 12:00 Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 18:00 (GMT)

The event is Free. No booking is required.

5. Little Folk with Albo Halloween Special

What? US folk singer, Wandsworth Radio presenter Al Clogston nee Albo will lead little ones aged 0-5 giving through their first concert experience with topical Halloween songs and classic folk. Song sheets will be provided. Halloween costumes are welcome.

Where? The Colour House Theatre,Merton Abbey Mills, Watermill Way,SW19 2RD London,United Kingdom

When? Saturday, 31 October 2015 from 10:30 to 11:15 (GMT).

Tickets are priced £5.

 

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