Discover East London’s new ‘spook-tacular’ Halloween

STORY BY Debbie 13th October 2020

Discover East London’s new ‘spook-tacular’ Halloween at London City Island & Goodluck Hope.

This Halloween discover East London’s ‘spook-tacular’ pop-up at City Island & Goodluck Hope. Trick or treat yo’ self to this year’s most Insta-worthy pumpkin patch, carving workshops and walking ghost tours – all Covid Compliant! City Island will also be offering one pumpkin lover the chance of winning a treat this Halloween buy uploading their finest pumpkin carved caricatures to Instagram to win a City Island bicycle.

London City Island 

Reimagining Halloween (to fit current guidelines), City Island will be hosting a pumpkin patch and pumpkin carving workshops led by the highly talented mixed media sculptor David Bradley (AKA The Curious Confectioner). Workshops are suitable for those aged 5 and over (please note an adult will need to be present and purchase a ticket for both child and adult) and each session will have no more than 6 guests; with  guests seated in household bubbles and socially distanced.

Tickets are £15 p/p and included in the ticket price is a Trick or Treat Box. This box includes a cocktail, or a non-alcoholic child friendly version and an array of sweet treats curated by onsite chocolate shop Cartografie.

Opening hours for pumpkin patch and in person workshops: 11:30am-6:30pm

To book your workshops visit:

In Person workshop: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/122971516115

Digital workshop:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/122974184095

Visitors can also stop off at recently opened onsite restaurant Homestead, run by Masterchef The Professionals Winner 2019, Sven-Hanson Britt, to enjoy a Halloween inspired menu.

To be in with your chance of winning a treat this Halloween, upload your finest pumpkin carved caricatures to Instagram tagging and following @ecoworld_uk, @ballymore and #londoncityisland to win your very own London City Island bicycle! The winner will be announced on Sunday 01 November on social media platforms @ecoworld_uk, @ballymore.

Goodluck Hope 

Thrill seekers should head down to nearby Goodluck Hope for the ultimate Walking Ghost Tour. In collaboration with Bullshit London, each tour will consist of ‘tongue-in-cheek’ horror and stop at specific places across the island, uncovering hidden gems of London’s truly spooky history.

Led by immersive actors, each tour will run for approximately 20 minutes, with a maximum of five participants each. The tours will take place on Saturday 31 October, between 6pm – 10pm. Tours from 6pm – 8pm will be family-friendly, while the 8 – 10pm tours will be more adult appropriate. Tickets cost £7p/p (includes attendance and face mask). To book your Walking Ghost Tour visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/122975504043

London City Island and Goodluck Hope will be donating 20% of all ticket proceeds to support local East London charity, Caritas Anchor House.

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