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Hold onto your broomsticks! This Halloween the Wicked witches are taking over Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London, brewing up an outrageously green, family-friendly Halloween experience in London’s West End. Ripley’s Wicked Halloween Week is an exclusive collaboration incorporating the already-weird and wonderful artefacts of Ripley’s with the mighty West End show Wicked, which is currently celebrating its 10th Anniversary in London.
Sfx lighting will illuminate Ripley’s, at No.1 Piccadilly, witch-green. Families are invited to explore costumes and props worn and used by some of the biggest names from the hit show, Wicked. Naturally, the items are labelled with unbelievable facts about them. Face painters will be on hand to turn little apprentices into characters from the show, such as the iconic Elphaba and Glinda. Modellers will craft balloons into broomsticks, witch’s hats and other Wicked themed items. Treats aplenty await those attempting the interactive Wicked Explorer Trail; follow clues throughout the attraction to spell a mystery Wicked word to be magnificently rewarded with pick’n’mix treat and a chance to win tickets to see Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Whether you and the kids are fans of Elphaba – or maybe just fans of pick’n’mix – there has never been a better time to visit Ripley’s London. As well as enjoying this legendary partnership with Wicked, your family will love Ripley’s London’s 700+ amazing artefacts, outstanding oddities and interactive exhibits, including the Marvellous Mirror Maze and the eye-boggling Black Hole, which quite literally defies gravity.
When: 22 – 30 October, 9.30am to midnight (last entry 10.30pm). Wicked-themed activities run from 11am to 6pm
Where: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London, The London Pavilion, 1 Piccadilly Circus, London W1J 0DA. Ripley’s is right next to Picadilly Circus tube station. If you are driving, there is a a car park on Brewer Street, a five-minute walk away.
Price: Book your ticket for Ripley’s Wicked Halloween Week now and save 50%. Bookings can be made online and all activities are included in the ticket price making this an excellent value half-term treat!