Halloween Film Screenings in London
As the light dims and the cinema sets the scene, it's time to get comfortable and indulge in some of the most hair-raising sights you've ever seen; we're talking scary movies this Halloween. London is primed with screenings this spooky season as pop-ups, unusual movies and horror films are set to be rife. Check out our list for some of the very best Halloween film screenings in London.
Looking for more spooky shenanigans to get up to? Check out our selection of Halloween events in London.
Last updated on 12th October 2016
A movie and a club night for £1 - sounds pretty sweet, doesn’t it? This is what the £1 Cinema Club is famous for - opening for a Halloween special where they’ll show Scary Movie on an enormous screen while you munch on unlimited popcorn (for £1 extra) and put away a couple of creepy cocktails. There’s also to be hotdogs, dance off competitions, prizes for the best costumes and a storming after party until 3am.
How better to get that Halloween weekender started than by scaring yourself silly watching one of the all-time classic horror films? This screening of The Shining takes place at the beautiful and historic Rivoli Ballroom, where you’ll catch this iconic Nicholson film with drinks flowing from the bar and tasty treats like hot-dogs, popcorn and ice-cream on the menu.
Helping to continue the long-established tradition of showing spooky horror films on the scariest night of the year, the team at the historic Rivoli Ballroom invite guests for a screening of the bone chilling thriller Halloween. Having first come out in 1978, guests can to find all the wonders we associate with an old horror movie. With various food vendors serving the best hotdogs, craft beers and popcorn around, you definitely won't forget this unnerving Halloween film screening in London.
The Glam Clam is London’s glamorous, eccentric roaming dining experience, and boy do they love to pull out all the stops at Halloween. Join them for a Rocky Horror extravaganza this year, where you’ll get started with a complimentary cocktail before sitting down to a bespoke three-course menu of divine food and cocktails influenced by the movie. Naturally they’ll be screening the original 1975 cult classic and there’s to be a scintillating programme of live performance from the ensemble of characters throughout - ideal for an alternative Halloween experience this year.
The Grand are throwing one of their famous parties and this time they're making it horror film-themed. From demonic serial killers to creepy dolls, there's a whole host of characters to inspire you. There will be a photobooth, DJs and balloon drop to keep the fun going.
Showcasing the Blair Witch Project, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Hocus Pocus and Evil Dead, the Backyard Cinema celebrate Halloween in style, inviting guests to scream, hide behind pillows and and sink deep into all the horror films they can handle. Based in Elephant and Castle at the Lost World, guests will be able to purchase a range of alcoholic drinks and classic cinema snacks, before watching some of the scariest films that have ever been produced. You'll struggle to find a better way to celebrate Halloween in London.
Teaming up with Belair House in Dulwich, the Night Star Cinema host a terrifying outdoor film screening of the spine-chilling film, The Conjuring. With a handful of food stalls and some drink vendors around the event, though idyllic by day, Belair House has a slightly eerie feel come nightfall and offers the perfect spot for a film screening under the stars. Prepare for spooks, screams and a plenty of terrifying scenes at this Halloween event in London.