This Halloween, celebrate the spookiest night of the year Carnaby style.
Head to the Newburgh Quarter on Thursday 27 October where chocolate emporium Choccywoccydoodah will be hosting a spooky soiree from 4-7pm. There will be plenty of free activities including ghostly competitions, monster mashing and creative pumpkin painting. Visit the glitter station and add some sparkle to your beard and eyebrows or enjoy face painting while you listen to a killer soundtrack from DJ Winston. Chocolate prizes will be given to the most imaginative and impressive guests on the night - make sure you dress to impress!
The party continues at Carnaby Burger Co. with an exclusive Halloween menu featuring Smoked Bacon Bloody Mary’s and bone-sucking Vampire Ribs. Dress as your favourite Halloween character and enjoy complimentary make-up, trick or treat games and get stuck into a Giant Burger Challenge. Still peckish? Swing by Shinola from 4pm-7pm for exclusive Halloween-inspired Crosstown Doughnuts whilst you shop their new collection.
Don't forget to pop into Lomography, who will be hosting a workshop using the Lomo'instant Wide camera to photograph the nights festivities in the Newburgh Quarter. Show up in Fancy Dress, and you may even win a prize for the best costume! The workshop is £10 and included the loan of a lomo'instant wide camera and a pack of film. Pre-book by calling or visiting the store.
If you’re looking for the ultimate Halloween makeover, head to Illamasqua on Beak Street and discover their ‘Dark Magic’ collection. Get party-ready and book your Dark Magic transformation at their store - choose from The Green Witch, The Voodoo Priest, The Damnded or The Wisecrack look. Step into Benefit and recreate this season's most on trend Halloween look, "Harley Quinn", as seen on their online tutorial. On 28 and 29 October, stop by True Religion for space age makeovers from professional makeup artist and body painter Roseanna Velin.
Feeling hungry? Stop by Jinjuu through Friday 28 to Monday 31 October for a night of Korean Horror. Taste their spooktastic cocktails including Jack O'Lantern made with Buffalo Trace Bourbon, smokey tea liqueur, shaken pumpkin puree, citrus and egg white. And if you tag your photo of the spooky goings on with #KoreanHorror, you'll get a shot of soju and sweets.
And don't miss Señor Ceviche's Halloween Weekender from Thursday, when they'll be serving "Calabaza en Llamas" flaming cocktail. There will only be 66 of these exclusive cocktails available, so be quick! Dirty Bones will also be serving up DEADCOOL - a dark and spooky blend of Montelobos Mezcal, Belsazar Rose, Lemon Juice, Beetroot Plum Soda and ebony lime served on crushed-to-death-ice.
Swing by Cheap Monday's giant skull window display for a special Day of the Dead surprise!
Don't forget the ultimate Halloween jewellery from The Great Frog, who have launched a new pendant just in time for Halloween, Nevermore Pendant, £135, and Joy Everley's oxidised silver Spider Ring, £85.
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