East London Food & Culture

Scream All About It: immersive mystery comes to E11

The Red Lion is hosting a spooky Hallowe'en one-off to raise money for Children With Cancer UK

ike the idea of a 1980s-themed murder mystery? Yup, us too. And where better to stage it than the Red Lion’s too-lovely ballroom?

For one night only (2nd Nov) locals can play detective, grilling suspects and discovering whodunnit in a tale of the suspicious death of an infamous tabloid news editor – all without leaving the postcode.

The show features a crackin’ synth soundtrack from what they’re calling “the greatest 1980s TV shows” and a special bar menu with food and drink from that era too (which, incidentally, we’re old enough to remember extremely well). Snakebite and black, anyone? Bleeurrgh.

Even better, it’s all for a good cause – Children With Cancer UK, which celebrates three decades this year. Funds will be raised for the charity on the evening, with a retro raffle featuring a range of prizes including signed memorabilia and concert tickets from 80s music legends.


One, two, three: screeeeam…

Scream All About It is on 2nd Nov at Red Lion E11. Get tickets here

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