The autumn season has had a great start, with the Wireless Festival which returned in September 2021.
So you are probably asking, what is there to look forward to now that we are in October?
The answer to that ladies and gentlemen is plenty!
Prominent West London rapper Central Cee is due to make an appearance at the 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire venue on 6 October 2021.
This will undoubtedly be a huge show, as the rapper has had a sensational year, winning breakthrough artist of the year at the 2021 Rated Awards.
Additionally, you have another eminent west London rapper Digga D, who is scheduled to perform at 02 Forum Kentish Town.
This will take place on 21 October 2021.
Digga D is another rapper who has had a phenomenal year, releasing his second mixtape titled Made in the Pyrex on 26 February 2021.
The mixtape peaked at number 3 on the UK Album Charts and number 1 on the UK R&B Albums.
One of the most influential figures in popular music, The Weeknd, is also scheduled to arrive in London to perform at the 02 in Greenwich.
He will be performing over the course of this month till November as a part of his After Hours Tour.
Outside of music events, legendary stand up comedian Dave Chappelle will be making an appearance at the Eventim Apollo several times this month.
Chappelle’s first show will be taking place on 12 October 2021.
Will all these events taking place this month, it is safe to say that we can expect October to be eventful.
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Written by Dominic Magli
As the spooky season closes in, so does our urge to come out of the shadows and celebrate at some seriously scary Halloween events.
Whether you want to spend the night getting lively at a large scale event or sitting comfortably in the space of your own home, here are some goings-on for this years spookiest weekend.
Where – Wherever you like
When – 31/10/21
Price – £10 pp
This year, GOAT Chelsea will be hosting a virtual Halloween themed cocktail class starting at 8pm on 31 October. Tickets start at £10 with the inclusion of four cocktails. These include Satan’s Whiskers, Halloween Flip, Devil-Tini, Corpse Revivor. All that is needed is a screen, ingredients (which can be purchased boxed for delivery through their website) and a taste for the darker side of cocktail making.
Where – Up and down the country
When – Multiple dates (including Halloween)
Price – From £12 pp
This event is taking place up and down the country and is available to everyone. Mecca Bingo brings Bonkers Bingo to you this Halloween, with rubbish prizes, costumes and dance battles to make you laugh the night away. Food and drink are available and tickets start from £12 depending on the venue and date chosen.
Where – London, Waterloo
When – 29/10/21 – 30/10/21
Price – £20 – £40 pp
Get your glitter and your dancing shoes for a deadly Halloween Glitterfest at Leake Street, Waterloo. A night out in one of the most shimmering clubs in London, it’s an event that gives Halloween a bit of sparkle. Tickets range from £20 – £40 and attendees are encouraged to show up in their most fabulous dress up.
Where – The Drumshed
When – 30/10/21
Price – £32.50 – £42.50 pp
Elrow, one of the top event brands in the dance, techno and rave scene, is bringing a frightful night to the Drumshed this Halloween. Expect giant gruesome props, spidery web-like confetti and crazy décor to set the scene for the madness of this Halloween rave to be unleashed. Tickets are on sale now from £32.50, but be quick on this one as it is bound to sell out before the day of the event takes off. Dress up for this one or stick out in the vibrant and over the top interior. Who’s ready to get spooky?!
Where – Up and down the country
When – Multiple dates ( including Halloween)
Price – £16 – £61 pp (price varies on age and package chosen)
Ever wondered what it was like to ride the night bus of old twisted tales? Well, now you can. Available in the City of London, Edinburgh and York, The Ghost Bus Tours will take you on a journey you won’t forget. The comedy-horror sightseeing tour includes theatre and fact into its show and allows for an immersive experience for all ages. All you have to do is make sure to catch the bus.
Words by Drew-Alexandra O’Keeffe
Feature image by Ylanite Koppens