Best Events in March
Another winter draws to a close and it's time to pat yourself on the back; you made it. As the days get longer and the temperature ramps it up a few degrees, there's plenty of reasons to get out of the house and celebrate. This month, we're talking about the city's greatest cocktail party, Holi festivals, Game of Thrones parties and some of the biggest and best St. Patrick's Day events in the UK. There's absolutely loads to look forward to, so be sure to check out our completely hand-picked guide to things to do in London this March.
Last updated on 21st February 2018
The ultimate antidote to a dull working week, this fun Holi celebration at Cinnamon Kitchen is one of the best events in London in March. Don some protective garb and prepare to wonderfully messy and colourful at this fun pop up event.
Service is a shambles, the waiters are rude and there's no point in complaining - Faulty Towers the immersive dinner is back in London following a run of five-stars review. The dining experience brings the hit show to life with actors, three courses of delicious food and plenty of slapstick pandemonium.
Start prepping for London Wing Fest with National Wing Day at The Old Truman Brewery in Bethnal Green. Along with a whole host of damn delicious wing providers, there will be beer, bourbon and blues music.
Sail down the Thames on this amazing silent disco experience, as The Dutch Master (a two-storey boat; one is inside, don’t worry) perfect for drinking and dancing to several stations of great music.
Reimagine is a unique live music event, where some of music’s most defining moments – from Destiny’s Child to Notorious B.I.G. – are brought to live with an amazing live orchestra.
One of the best events in March, An Evening of Meat takes the concept of dinner theatre to new heights. With an important political message, this unique event is a must-visit activity in London in 2018.
March looks set to host some pretty special party nights, and this one looks set to be in honour of one pretty special man. Join Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch as they celebrate all things David Bowie with an all night event in his honour.
One of the best events in London in March, this cool and quirky musical from the team behind Frankenstein at The Windmill brings you a tale of teenage rebellion, love and rock'n'roll in one high-energy package.
Not one for the fainthearted, Predator Adventures is the first of its kind in the UK. Jump in one of their crafts as they speed along the Thames and dive into the river as deep as 6ft.
For a VIP look around on of London's most iconic attractions, this adults-only late-night jaunt at Madame Tussauds is just the ticket. Enjoy one of the city's most well-regarded exhibitions with a glass of Prosecco in hand at one of the best events in London this March.
This March, discover all the wonderful produce that is growing in public areas like Battersea Park, as Mac and Wild take you on a guided tour before welcoming you back for brunch.
Hosted by Mo The Comedian, this hilarious take on a game show is coming to Proud Camden in North London. Along with Mo, there will be a host of comedians, performers and influencers all battling it out to win the quirky challenges and cash prize.
Learn about some of the world's leading spirits at this great London cocktail class. Get great tips on how to taste and explore these drinks, and sample some cocktails as well at this fabulous event in London in March.
One of the coolest events in London in March, this quirky exercise class lets you do yoga to the soundtrack of your favourite Hip Hop tracks. Get glittered up and feel the flow at this quirky event at Pop Brixton.
The hilarious Abandonman will be bringing the party to The Old Queen's Head as part of Laugh Out London. With further performances from Angela Barnes, Micky Overman and Maisie Adam, it's one of the best events in March.
Having been inspired by Noma and the Nordic Food Movement, talented chef Jonas Lorentzen is incorporating these principles into his work at Matr - a Danish supper club. Taking place in Belsize park, the evening is an intimate and enjoyable one, with seven courses of food, natural wines and lively chatter.
Summer is nearly here and the Pan folks are here to celebrate. Join them for an evening of delicious dining at Hurlingham Yacht Club; using firepits, the team will cook four delicious courses, from deer through to smoked salmon.
Strictly Come Drag Queen is the most fabulous way to spend St Patrick’s Day, with the three ridiculous Drag Superstars bringing out the best in wig-snatching and lip-synching, all while you enjoy a two-course dinner and an hour of bottomless bubbles.
Flight Club is the coolest thing for you to do in March, as not only do they have cool brunch socials with prosecco and great food, their innovative social darts is the best thing to do with friends.
Concrete is bringing back their famous '80s party to The Prince of Wales in Brixton. The venue is partying on their rooftop with all the fancy dress, a secret karaoke room and the biggest DJs playing the cheesiest tunes.
Champagne Pommery is coming to London for this exclusive event at Covent Garden Hotel. Join their brand ambassador for a night of three-course dining, glasses of bubbly and swish surrounds.
Warm away the last of the cold weather with this Middle Eastern supper club, with falafel, sourdough man’oushe, baba ganoush and so much more – just bring your friends and your booze.
This March it’s time to prepare yourself for Musical Bingo! It’s everything you expect and so much more: with songs instead of numbers, huge prizes, fun twists and excellent hosts.
This March, become a spy for a secret agency or an operative for a nefarious organisation, as you work on secret objectives, learn who to trust, and who to deceive, all while enjoying casino games, cocktails and a luxurious environment.
This remarkable event sees world famous wine producers head to the Sky Garden for an exclusive dinner, where guests will feast on meals with expertly paired wines and the winemakers will delve into the rich complexities of modern winemaking.
The Pussy Liquor pussycats are back at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club to bring you the most outrageous acts on the London cabaret scene. One of the best events in London in March, you can expect some eye-popping decor, stunning acts and one very rowdy party.
With food vendors, an outdoor location and cocktail bars, Pitch is putting their spin on the final day of the Six Nations 2018. Join the cool Stratford bar for a massive screening of all the games, followed by an after party next door.
The Brunel Museum is putting on a series of short films this March in London. Join the gorgeous little spot for three tear jerkers before making your way up to the roof garden for a night of bonfires, foraged cocktails and marshmallow-roasting.
March is the time for Supa Dupa Fly, the ultimate hip hop and RnB night out. Not only do you get the best soundtrack, with amazing people attending their events every month, but they attract big name talent like Rita Ora, Amerie and Professor Green.
Cabaret rarely is as sophisticated and entertaining as The London Cabaret Club. Diving into the rich cultural history of British culture, with each performance centred on a British theme, the company aims to deliver a sophisticated night of live entertainment while you dine on exquisite food.
One of the best events coming up in March, this immersive story-telling event will test your investigative skills. Discover the story behind your character, a hidden hero from the 1940s, and solve the clues to claim your reward - a well-earned drink.
Recreating the early 1980s New York City disco vibe, this Brooklyn style basement is hosting an amazing line up of contemporary dance DJs who all take their influence from new wave 80s and French house 90s.
Located in either Catford or Deptford, Little Nan is one of London's quirkiest bars. Paying homage to Pat Butcher, the bar is a tropical wonderland of teapot cocktails, afternoon teas, bottomless brunches and general fun.
This March, you could become an Olympic athlete for a night at Queens, where you’ll go head-to-head at curling, ice hockey puck shooting, and go-nutting, with bragging rights for whoever wins.
What better way to learn how to cook than from the culinary masters at the Japan Centre? Discover how to make miso like a pro or craft sushi like an expert, all with the help of their super-talented chefs.
Revolutionising the way we brunch and changing everything we come to know about boozy karaoke exploits, the Hip Hop Brunch collective are here to show you how they do brunch ... and boy it is good. With a menu of 'Dirty South' inspired lunch goodies you'll be going big here with bottomless cocktails to match before hitting out some serious lyrical flow with their hip hop karaoke.
Combine an hour of bottomless mimosas with two courses of delicious brunch food from the Ace Hotel and a mean hip hop and RnB soundtrack, and you get the ultimate brunch party: the Supa Dupa Brunch Party.
If you're looking to show that special lady how much you really care, then get down to the Basement Galley's tube carriage dining room in Walthamstow for their Mothers' Day special. Yes, we're talking about your Mum - she deserves a treat so spoil her with some delicious food at this fun London event in March.
Brockmans Gin has toured the country and they're back in London this March with their gin button. Head over to their pop-up gin palace for gin-based cocktails, prizes and small plates.
Hot Since 91 will be throwing its third birthday celebrations this month. With amazing karaoke, face painting, Morley's chicken and so much more, this night at Scala is one of the best events in London in March.
Get ready for a rocking night of Fleetwood Mac at this live music night at Blues Kitchen Shoreditch. Celebrating the bands best hits, the venue will be blasting out all your favourite songs with this Easter weekend night.
Sample cocktails from around the world at this stunning event in West London. For just £30 you can enjoy canapes, cocktails and spirit samples from over 15 distilleries.
It's terrifying, it's fast-paced and it's utterly fun; Trapped in a Room with a Zombie is a high octane escape room experience. Taking place in Whitechapel, the game involves being locked in a room with a chained zombie - his chain is getting loser and loser and you have one hour to make it out alive.
Get lucky this St Patrick's Day at this great bingo event. With raffles, dance offs and great prizes to be one, it's one of the best events in London in March.
Ever wanted to see the wonders of SEA LIFE after normal hours? Well, now you can, and you can stroll across the Shark Walk above the wonderful Pacific Reef where sharks are just inches from your feet. Travel the aquarium at your own pace, see the artic penguins, or Cuban crocodiles, drink your prosecco and have a magical evening.
Blues Kitchen know how to throw quite the throwback bash, and they're bringing you just that this March. Join them as they celebrate all thinks Walk The Line with this Johnny Cash special for a night of incredible hits and jangly guitars.
With a passion for all things cosy and huge fans of arts and crafts, the team at the West Elm are hosting a series of knitting classes this March. From warming clothes to oversized heart cushions and plant hangers, these knitting classes offer a relaxed, easy-going way to let your creative side take control.
Dress up in an orange jumpsuit and smuggle booze into prison in this infamous pop-up bar; Alcotraz is putting a different spin on London events in March with a unique, immersive, pop-up bar.
One of the best events in London in March, this evening of x-rated burlesque is sure to get you a bit hot under the collar.
Working to broaden the appeal and accessibility of opera, this great event in London in March will see the story of Hansel and Gretel told through the medium of opera at Hampstead's Peter Samuel Theatre.
Doubletree by Hilton are welcoming you back for the sequel for their ultimate immersive dining experience, offering up three delicious courses as well as appearances from all your favourite Only Fools and Horses characters.
With entry to some of the coolest clubs in Shoreditch, not to mention awesome drinks deals and the opportunity to meet a great group of people, this fun club-hopping extravaganza is one of the best upcoming events in London in March.
This March be transported to the land of your favourite childhood fairy tales in this brunch spectacular. A theatrical troupe will perform the best fairy tale songs, while you sing along and sip delicious cocktails. You are also heavily encouraged to dress up – and there may be prizes for those who do the best!
Learn how to bingo with the best at them at this hilarious night of points, prizes and pen dabbing. The Social Bingo Academy is here to teach you how to be your best bingo self at one of the funnest events in London in March.
With delicious food, bottomless cocktails and all the best tunes, the Garage Brunch is one of the best upcoming events in London in March. Dance yourself silly to your favourite garage tracks and fill your boots with plenty of brunch and booze.
What happens when you combine bottomless rum punch with a three course Caribbean feast and tropical reggae music from top London DJs? Only one of the best brunches around.
See the world through Phileas Fogg's tastebuds at this stunning five-course dining event from The Literary Hour. Held at a secret location, it's one of the best events in London in March.
Show your mum you care this Mother's Day in London with this great roast dinner and screening event at the South Place Hotel. Enjoy two delicious courses and a fun film with the added bonus of a gift bag for her.
Benoit Viellefon Hot Club take to the stage at Ronnie Scotts for one of the best events in March. Celebrate the beginning of Spring with these gypsy swing kings as they play tracks from their most recent album.
Enjoy a whole hour of Vinyasa Flow yoga in this underground cinema, featuring the sounds of zen vibrations to heal your mind, before you’ll head onto their rooftop for a nutritious brunch.
Reverend JW Simpson will be hosting two very special drinks events in London in March. With a St Paddy's offering and a rum special, the bar's Spirited Sermons are a chance to get to know everything about your favourite spirit.
If you need some laughs before spring really kicks in, Laugh Out London is here bringing the best alternative comedy nights around, having featured stars like Stewart Lee, Harry Hill, and Sara Pascoe in the past, you are guaranteed a hilarious night.
Get your Good Friday off to the best start with Bunga Bunga Battersea's all-day brunch bash. Enjoy delicious food at this Willy Wonka-inspired disco party from Late Night Cocktail Club. With karaoke, drag acts, pizza, prosecco and chocolate fountains, it's one of the best events in London in March.
Taking place in a private members surrealist art clubs, this night is bringing art to life in a completely new way. A series of burlesque performers have created a painting, which they will then use as a basis for their performance on the evening.
This spring, why not try something new and see London in a different light? Hop aboard this speed boat and dash across the Thames for 15 minutes with an awesome soundtrack. Then you’ll head to dim sum haven Ping Pong for a delicious set menu.
Head to Concrete for their first drag queen show! Featuring Margo Marshall, Sue Gives A Fuck and The Saturnos, it's one of the best events in London in March.
Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur when it comes to vino, Bedales' Wine Tasting Workshop at Borough Market (March 9th) is a quirky, off-beat approach to wine-tasting and education that caters to all! Head down to take part in two hours of tasting whilst tucking into some light nibbles and sharing platters.
Catch screenings of some iconic movies this March in London. For three nights in March the Rivoli Ballroom will be showing Rebel Without A Cause, Fight Club and Pulp Fiction for your viewing pleasure. So grab a beer and some popcorn and settle in for the ride.
Travel back into the time of baggy jeans and spiky hair as the 90s is coming back to life at The 90s Brunch. This throwback party features awesome food, an hour of bottomless cocktails and the chance to lip-synch battle with your fellow Nostalgia hunters.
Prepare those vocal cords for a karaoke experience billed as Sister Act meets Top of the Pops, you’ll be singing amazing songs, led by your spectacular host, to create one of the most euphoric singing nights ever.
Join Jazz Verse Jukebox, as they combine jazz improvisation with spoken word poetry, in a night featuring a diverse range of fantastic artists. Broadcaster and vocalist Jumoke Fashola will host and sing too.
This Autumn, gin-lovers from all over the capital can take part in a stunning masterclass that's taking place at the famous Half Hitch Micro Distillery in North London. Starting with a tasting of the distiller's best spirits, guests will then learn all about the history of this famous drink, before making their own bespoke gin using flavours and ingredients that they've brought from home. Relax, fill your head with intriguing facts and try your hand as a distiller at this fun North London event in March.
Latymers pub in Hammersmith is putting on the ultimate evening of food and drink. Join them as they cook up five Thai courses, all complemented by Beavertown beers.
Get your Saturday partying started early with temper City's monthly event. The renowned restaurant is inviting in award-winning Battleacts to host the themed quiz, there's three courses of curry and bottomless bubbles.
One of the best upcoming events in London in March, this gorgeous and atmospheric live music event offers three stunning acts along with mulled wine, homemade food and a awe-inspiring venue.
Making their debut to the Prince of Wales, the London Astrobeat Orchestra will be bringing their afrobeat renditions of your favourite tracks from the sensational Talking Heads.
Cabaret, cards, and burlesque and a number of other forbidden pleasures are to be expected Cellar Door's High Tea & Tease night. Open every Saturday, experience one of the most raucous displays of cabaret London has to offer from such performers Miss Daisy Page, Vicious Delicious and the legendary Beatrix Von Bourbon. Tickets include the show, casino chips and high tea with bubbles, finger sandwiches, cupcakes and tea.
It's all about Beyonce this March as East London club XOYO spin all her best hits all night long. Along with Bey's best songs, there will be free Beyonce masks, drink deals and all sorts of fun.
Part of VAULT festival 2018, this stunning burlesque performance is one of the best shows coming up London this year. Dark, seductive and totally enthralling, it's one of the best events in London in March.
Leeds-based band Hyde Park Brass is coming to town and their bringing a whole lot of swing with them. Taking place at Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch, the night will be a glorious mash of instruments, well-known songs and party atmosphere.
Blues Kitchen Camden are capturing the spirit of Woodstock with two live sets from their bands followed by their DJs, as they celebrate the Summer of Love with legendary performances of Hendrix, The Who and more.
One of the best events coming up in March, this stunning London supper club comes in aid of Unicef's #CookForSyria. With room 70 diners, it's due to be a lively, friendly and inclusive evening.
World-renowned chef Magnus Ek is joining Aquavit's head chef as they create a Michelin-star-worthy meal this March. Inspired by their Swedish heritage, the chefs will be showing off their award-winning talents across six delicious courses.
Join Nicole Line for one of her creative workshops, where you’ll learn to use professional equipment, source your own materials and set up a studio space at home, all while collaborating and sharing ideas with other artistic individuals.
Good Ship Comedy at the Colonel Fawcett attracts some of the biggest in up-and-coming and as-seen-on-TV comedians, with people like John Robertson, Brendon Burns and Iain Stirling coming on the stage every Monday.
Swing out of the weekend with the huge sounds of Atlantic Soul Orchestra as they play at the Jazz Cafe. The authentic soul band will be taking over the North London venue for an evening of electric songs, cocktails and hearty plates.