WHAT TO DO NEAR VILLIERS STREET THIS HALLOWEEN31.10.2022
With the spooky season well and truly in full swing, you may be frantically searching for a quick last minute Halloween plan for you and your friends. Fear not, we can help you! Grab a bite to eat on Villiers Street before heading to the West End or cinema for a spooky show. There’s plenty around to watch at the moment so you’ll be spoiled for choice!
Here are a few of our favourite picks:
1. ‘The Horror Show!: A Twisted Tale of Modern Britain’
Head along to Somerset House, only a 9 minute walk from Villiers Street, to see the last five decades of modern British history reform as scary stories and art, from the disruption of 1970s punk to the revolutionary likelihood of modern witchcraft. This major exhibition explores how horror has informed the last fifty years of creative rebellion, delving deeper into the genre of horror, showcasing 200 artworks including work from Cornelia Parker, Reece Sheersmith, David Shrigley, Pam Hogg, Noel Fielding, Don Letts, Poly Styrene, Derek Jarman, Rachel Whiteread, Juno Calypso and Leonora Carrington. This exhibition contains some graphic and disturbing artworks and so may not be suitable for children under 12. Parental guidance advised.
2. HorrOctober at the Prince Charles Cinema
Looking for an utterly terrifying film to watch with your friends? Hop off the tube onto Villiers Street, grab some food, and then head to the Prince Charles Cinema for HorrOctober. The last day of a month of thrills, chills and blood spills.
With 24 scary films available to watch today on Halloween- you’re very spoiled for choice! Choose out of The Lost Boys, Poltergeist, The Shining, Nosferatu Suspiria, The Thing, The Exorcist, Perfect Blue, The Evil Dead, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Mad God, Seven, Evil Dead II, House, Return of the Living Dead, Army of Darkness, The Monster Squad, Ghostbusters, Terrifier 2, The Silence Of The Lambs, Shiva Baby, Disturbing Behaviour, Teaching Mrs Tingle, Deep Blue Sea, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.
3. Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre
After more than 30 years, the West End still loves the Music of the Night. Experience the thrill of the West End’s most enduring love story, starring double Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly as The Phantom, Lucy St. Louis as Christine Daaé and Rhys Whitfield as Raoul. The Phantom awaits…
Her Majesty’s Theatre is only a ten minute walk from Villiers Street, which makes Villiers Street the perfect place to enjoy some cocktails at All Bar One before your show. If you don’t drink then try their fantastic range of new alcohol-free cocktails. Book your tickets for the 19:30pm performance now before they sell out!