London Ghosts Festival 2011 Near London Hotels Will Give You Chills

Filled with the fright of ghosts and ghouls, Halloween is the best time to visit London. This season gathers huge raves. Many events are organized across the city to celebrate this festival. One of the famous events is London Ghost Festival. This festival is celebrated for one week in the month of October and lasts till the Halloween night.

A huge bulk of tourists comes to London, every October, to relish their festive mood in spooky spirits. Almost all London hotels are filled with guests coming to city in such a great number.

The festival is a combination of ethereal events at London Dungeon and wild earthy sounds. London Dungeon is the highly praised museum which showcases gloomy relics of British history. Main features of the dungeon are Torture Chamber, Labyrinth of the Lost, the Great fire of London, and Plague.

The place comes to life when it is opened late night during Ghost festival. The performances are designed to let dark souls buried under the history ruminants, walk among animates.  

The series of gruesome routines will start from 23rd October till 31st October.

Activities During The Festival

The main activity during this festival will be spooky Ghostly Boat trip organized by Canal Museum. The boat trip will pass through the dark tunnel of Islington.
The Smithfields Ghost walk will be another event.
Dramatic performance to visualize lost souls of Charlton House will be a big proceeding.
Then there will be a costumed Halloween Ball, which will take place on Halloween eve.

All of this is organized to thrill the tourists as well as citizens. This festival appeals the masses, young and old, that’s why tickets of the events sell out quickly. So, it will be a wise decision to book your tickets for this festival in advance.

Other Events Around This Time

Many other events will be held near the Ghost festival spot. Such events are at a walking distance from the main site where the festival will be undertaken. These events are:

Theatrical events at ‘Shun Vaults’ performed by Shun artists to recreate the magic of radio and dance entertainment. It has a pub, where anarchic spirit of drama lives.
Southwark Playhouse founded in 1993, where dramatic settings soar high with the plays like The Canterbury Tales
Most anticipated ‘Drum cafe’, which brings a blend of African Drum music with fun and communal harmony. A nice place to visit and experience the thumping beat.


As told above, high number of tourists arrives to the city during October. The city of Dukes offer a lot of stay premises to these travellers. Hotels of all kind, Luxury, Cheap and B&B, are available.  In fact, this is considered as a peak season. So many hotels lower their rates and make visitors’ stay quite affordable. You can also look for good discounted hotels.

 So, this is the high time to book your accommodation and encounter the most macabre event of the year ‘The Ghost Festival’.



Mery Cox is an associate editor of a website which offers .The travelers can pick from a varied range of London hotels too at