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London is Wild: Wildlife and Landscape in the City
Don't miss your chance to join Londonist at Conway Hall for our discussion on — and celebration of — the city's animal, bird and plant life. Londonist will be joined by experts in the field, David Lindo (recently voted the 7th most influential person in wildlife by BBC Wildlife Magazine), environment writer Helen Babbs, the London Wildlife Trust’s Mathew Frith, and urban bat detective Kate Jones. Our last event in the series, London is Changing, sold out, so make sure you book your tickets in advance. 2 November, tickets £8/£5 concessions (plus booking fee), 7.30pm
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LONDON TRANSPORT MUSEUM LATE:
As part of Museums At Night, the museum will be open until 10pm this Friday, and will be transformed with a DJ and bars serving cocktails, as well as games, craft activities and talks by experts. Covent Garden, £8, 6.45pm-10pm
THE WEREWOLF GAME:
The town has become infested with werewolves. The townsfolk must take immediate action and eradicate this menace before everyone is eaten. The Werewolf is easy to learn and fun to play. The City College Building, Old Street, £10, 7pm
VOGA SESSION + 80's HALLOWEEN PARTY:
The increasingly popular exercise craze, Voga, is a fusion of yoga and vogueing. Try it out this Friday and after all that stretching you'll have no problem dancing the night away as the 80s party continues. Lights of Soho, £5, 7pm
DONNIE DARKO WITH LIVE CHOIR:
Some Voices Film Club presents Donnie Darko with a live choir followed by an 80s Halloween disco. Come in your best fancy dress. Philbeach Hall, Earls Court, £16.50 plus free popcorn, prebook, 7pm
BANKSIDE GHOST AND MONSTERS WALK:
A riverside and Borough backstreet tour of Southwark’s ghostly and magical past and folklore. Hear legends of London Bridge, violent wives from beyond the grave, the fury of an undead baker, secret seances at the Globe and the foodie poltergeist of Skeleton Corner. Your guide is London Fortean Society host Scott Wood. £5, prebook, 7pm-8.30pm
Join in on the high energy Scottish dancing at Ceilidh Club to live music. You'll have a great time whilst learning some new moves and it will definitely count towards your weekly workout. £16.50, 8pm
John Hegley is a national treasure as well as a poet. Treat yourself to his show about Keats at Jacksons Lane in Highgate. £14.95/£12.95, prebook, 8pm
FAKE BLOOD'S HALLOWEEN PARTY:
Fake Blood is hosting a spook-tacular party. They're dying to see you down in their Dalston crypt which will be rife with creepy cocktails, jack-o-lanterns and creatures of the night. Grab your masks and brooms, and creep, float or crawl into The Nest for bewitching. Also playing on the night will be rising star Kiwi and London crew NVWLS. Fancy dress encouraged. The Nest, Dalston, £7, 10pm
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Battersea Dog and Cat Home Scaredy Cats
Little witches and mini monsters are invited to visit the London Cattery this half term to celebrate Halloween at an exclusive Scaredy Cats party where they’ll have an opportunity to see the centre’s very own cats up close as well as taking part in lots of free fun activities. Staff hope the event will turnaround the luck of some of Battersea’s black cats. £4, 12-3pm, 5.30pm-8pm
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