Vibe’s picks of what’s on across south west London and north Surrey this weekend (October 31 and November 1)

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FAMILY – My Kingdom is a Horse at The Cryer, Carshalton, until Saturday

In conjunction with its epic Wars of the Roses trilogy over in Kingston, The Rose Theatre is presenting a new play by Horrible Histories stage show writer Ciaran McConville which makes Shakespeare’s story of the Henrys and Richard III fun, funny and easy to understand for youngsters. Recommended for ages seven to 13. Tickets cost £14.50 or £12.50 concessions. Go to

FAMILY – Halloween Disco for kids at Project B, Bell Hill, Croydon on Saturday

Spooky tunes, party games, dancing, a costume competition and Halloween food and drink await little ones. Its newborns to four-year-olds at 2pm and fours and over from 4pm. Tickets cost £10 children and £5 adults. Go to

Your Local Guardian: Milton Jones. PHOTO: Taunton School.

COMEDY – Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, on Sunday

The surreal one-liner specialist with a penchant for loud shirts and scruffy hair brings his latest show to Kingston. Tickets cost £22 to £25. Go to

MUSIC – Martha at Banquet Records, Kingston, from 5pm on Sunday

The Durham quartet bring their DIY approach to indie punk to Banquet for an instore gig ahead of a bigger show at the Fighting Cocks. Go to

FITNESS – Trick or Treat Run in Richmond Park on Sunday

Dress up scary or just come along to walk, jog or run the 2km, 5km or 10km course in Richmond Park where the deer are the only thing to scare you. Four Halloween zones will provide scares to keep you running and there’s a decision to be made at the end: trick or treat? Entry costs from £15. Go to

KIDS – Get an Addams Family makeover at The Ashley Centre, Epsom, until Saturday

Make like Morticia, Gomez, Pugsley, Wednesday or Uncle Fester and get dressed up like the Addams Family with a makeover and complimentary photoshoot at the Ashley Centre. The pics go onto Facebook with the most popular winning a prize.

Your Local Guardian: Blithe Spirit

THEATRE – Blithe Spirit at Epsom Playhouse Myers Studio from until Saturday

Noel Coward’s classic ghost story comes to Epsom for the perfect Halloween treat. It’s about socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites an eccentric medium to his house for a séance to gather material for his new book. Tickets cost £12. Go to or call 01372 742555 or 742227.

PARTY – Halloween Apocalypse Closing Down Party at The Watershed, Wimbledon, from 10am to 3am on Friday and Saturday

This two-parter should be the party to end all parties. Come in fancy dress ready for the end of the world - or the nightclub at least. All stock must go. Go to

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SPORT – Rugby World Cup on the big screen at The Big Hullabaloo, Old Deer Park on Saturday

Not got a ticket for the big match down the road? There’s sure to be a massive party atmosphere at the official fanzone. Entry is free from noon.

FAMILY – Creepy crawly Halloween in Wimbledon, from 11am to 6pm on Saturday

A giant spider is coming to The Piazza this weekend from noon to 4pm, so you can have a creepy photo. The monthly market at The Piazza gets spooky with Halloween treats, accessories and costumes too.

Your Local Guardian: Jo Brand

COMEDY – Jo Brand Charity Night at Richmond Theatre on Sunday

The comedian and Bake Off Extra Slice host takes to the stage alongside Andy Robinson in aid of Momentum, the charity which supports children with cancer and their families in south west London and Surrey. Ticket cost from £16.90. Go to

COMEDY – Séance Fiction: The Improvised Haunting at Omnibus, Clapham, on Saturday

Join five of the capital’s leading improvisers on a ride into the unknown as they explore the life and recent death of a character you helped to invent. Tickets cost £10 or £8 concessions. Go to