October 23 – 30: Horror, Tarantino and Satire

Halloween POL Marketa Vesela

These creepy pumpkins will guide you through October’s best week. Pic: Marketa Vesela

Electrify your Halloween with a horrifying maze in a basement, watch films in an attic or donate money to Lewisham Hospital. See what’s in store for you in this week’s Pick of The Line!

October 28 – November 1: Las Maravillas: The Lost Souls of Mictlan

The Dreamery presents a horror maze incorporating live performance, installation art and interactive challenges. Held in the basement of the old Hackney archivesas part of the London Horror Festival 2014. For more information, click here.

October 24 – 30: London Fields Free Film Festival, Hackney at Hackney Attic

Hackney Picturehouse are hosting a one-off special event presenting an evening of short films, created and inspired by Hackney’s locals. The event will include special appearances by the film makers themselves; where you can mingle and get involved in a Q&A whilst spending the evening taking a journey through Hackney’s neighbourhood. For more information, click here.

October 1 – 29: International Photography Festival

Featuring across galleries and venues across the East End Photomonth East London are giving people the opportunity to view exhibitions and events produced by over 300 photographers using Imagining the East End as a strong theme through the festival. For more information, click here.

June 27 – November 2: Bridge at Museum of London Docklands

Coming to a close at the beginning of November, this is your last chance to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Tower Bridge along with London’s other bridges. Alongside the vast collection of artworks you will see photographs, film and maquettes featuring London’s bridges. The most ambitious exhibition shows how the city’s bridges have shaped London’s landscape. For more information, click here.

October 24: Save Lewisham Hospital Fundraiser

Celebrate the one year anniversary of saving Lewisham Hospital with a Disco Bingo Fundraiser at the Rivoli Ballroom. The campaigned continues to protect the hospitals and NHS services and for that reason you can attend a fundraiser including a big prize raffle! For more information, click here.

October 1 -29: City of music and Other Delights

A Terry Scales exhibition paying homage to the world of music based around the River Thames. Looking at the long and established relationship between artists and composers taken from on-the-spot sketches capturing the vibrancy of the moment rather than photographic detail. For more information, click here.

October 25 – 31: South Norwood and Thornton Heath Film Festival

Special themed events will take place at various venues across the two areas including a music night, sing-along and a special Halloween event. Now featuring Tarantino films, Casablanca and Dirty Dancing – on the bill at the first ever South Norwood and Thornton Heath Film Festival, which starts this weekend. For more information, click here.

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