Join the Lexi Cinema at a Zippos Circus tent at the Old Deer Park in Richmond for a showing of Edward Scissorhands. Beware of the super-spooky infestations of creatures on top of the tent, and gruesome-looking cast of characters hanging about, including ghouls at the bar. An Edward Allen Poe poetry booth will also be provided. Ooh. 31 October in Richmond Old Deer Park, film at 7:45. www.wegottickets.com
HALLOWEEN IN ST JAMES’S
Festivities will include luxury caterer Peyton & Byrne farmers’ market from 11am-3pm, pumpkin carving demonstrations, cake decorating classes and free craft activities for children. There will also be a “scariest pumpkin” competition and a Ghosts and Legends guided walk. For timings, see www.royalparks.org.uk.
FORTNUM’S PUMPKIN CONTEST
Fortnum & Mason’s first pumpkin carving competition ever will take place on Friday. All generations are invited to take part. Special Halloween prizes include the Golden Pumpkin Prize: a £1,000 Fortnum & Mason hamper, and a unique eau-de-nil broomstick (with plaque). 4-8pm, 29 Oct. Tickets are limited, so reserve your place early by calling 0845 300 1707.