Mexico’s infamous Day of the Dead Festival will be coming to London courtesy of Mexican chain Wahaca. From 31 October to 3
November, this festival includes a variety of music, food, art and film at The Old Vic Tunnels on the Southbank.
Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela will headline the festival. As for the food, Wahaca will bring its kitchen and Mezcalaria bar to the tunnels, as well as dishing out its popular tacos.
Bartenders will be serving award-winning Tequila Olmeca Altos, as well as Corona and Pacifico beers, and there will also be an opportunity to try some rare mezcals.
Artists including Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide, Mexican tattooist Dr Lakra, the London-based Le Gun collective, and British sculptors Hew Locke and Nancy Fouts will all be exhibiting
The four-day festival offers daytime and evening entertainment for families and adults. On Saturday 3 November, daytime sessions will run from 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm with traditional Day of the Dead
activities for children. Tickets cost £5 and are free for children under 8 years old. The evening events which start at 7pm, include access to the visual arts show and the music concert, a film
screening, food from Wahaca and more.
Evening tickets are priced at £51 and include all of the above. To buy tickets, visit The Old Vic Tunnels or call the box office on 0844 871 7628.