Day of the Dead London
Day of the Dead London

When

On and around Wednesday 2nd November 2011

Where

Venues across London

Whats On
Celebrate one of the most colourful and unusual Mexican festivals at these Day of the Dead London events. With celebrations and authentic Mexican food to be had across London, there's no excuse not to get involved.

Mexican festival
Also known as El Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead is a Mexican festival where families and friends join together to celebrate the lives of departed loved ones. Central to the festivities is the ofrenda, an altar piled high with flowers, food, and other offerings. If you don't have the chance to make it all the way over to Latin America for the 2011 Day of the Dead, London restaurants, bars, and cultural venues are putting on Mexican themed events to help you join in with all the fun.
Day of the Dead London
Day of the Dead at Benitos Hat

31 Oct 2011 - 02 Nov 2011

Celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead at Benitos Hat when all three restaurants host special offers, cocktails, competitions and seasonal dishes to celebrate this unique and ancient festival. Special decorations Expect plenty of colourful and traditional decorations for Day of the Dead at Benitos Hat, when all three restaurants are bedecked with candles, flowers and skulls during the three day...
Day of the Dead at Wahaca

Wednesday 2nd November 2011

Get a free shot of tequila to celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead.
Day of the Dead at Wellcome Collection

05 Nov 2011

Join skeleton dancers and musicians in a colourful celebration for the Day of the Dead at Wellcome Collection. This free event includes many of the traditional customs of the Mexican festival, including the chance to decorate sugar skulls and make an ofrenda, or offering, to the altar. Mexican celebration Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, can be traced back to Aztec culture and is one of...
Book Club Day of the Dead

07 Nov 2011

Head to The Book Club Day of the Dead celebrations and spend the night revelling in one of Mexico's most eccentric and joyous cultural occasions. We Don't Speak Mexican One of a series of unusual late night events taking place at the popular Shoreditch bar, We Don't Speak Mexican aims to educate and entertain in equal measure with a night of film, face decorating, altar building and Mexican th...
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