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 22nd March 2017
Experience a peaceful morning of fantastic yoga at the Sky Garden this March, as the venue hosts Sunrise Yoga. Workout to the routine while surrounded by the beauty of the sun and the venue, before being treated to a delicious, healthy buffet breakfast at City Garden afterwards.
Ever wanted to eat dinner in Faulty Towers with Basil, Sybil and Manuel attempting to serve you? Join this immersive theatre production, which features plenty of spontaneity, participation and a delicious three course meal, as you try to get A-star service in this ridiculous hotel.
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.
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.
Inspiring Chefs is one of the most interesting and varied cooking collaborations taking place in London. Learn how to cook the cuisine of Cameroon at a hands-on class filled with tasters and nibbles, or head along to the eight-course tasting menu prepared by four different chefs as they take you round the world.
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.
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.
Put the spring back into your step as Benoit Viellefon put on a night of roaring live music at legendary club Ronnie Scott's. Located in Soho, the club will be host to the brilliant night which includes music inspired by 1920s Paris and great American jazz musicians.
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 the madness and fun of the '90s at Hot Since 91 in The Grand. From massive sing along karaoke through to a room dedicated to SEGA, Playstation and Nintendo, get involved in the decade in the best way possible.
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!
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.
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.
For the sophisticated person who loves cigars, there’s finally the masterclass for you at Voltaire. Set on their dedicated cigar terrace that offers a selection of Cohiba, Motecristo and Romeo y Julieta cigars, you’ll be treated to a hand-rolled Havana perfect for all smoking connoisseurs. You’ll be greeted with a welcome drink and canapes followed by an interactive discussion with a cigar connoisseur, all while sipping on specifically picked paired spirits.
For one of the funniest events in March, join Live at the Chapel as they bring the biggest, most dramatic acts from around the country into one place. Coupled with the house band, they put on a truly unique and spectacular show.
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.
Join in with this fun masterclass at Chinese Cricket Club Restaurant as their team of expert chefs teach you how to make a dim sum feast, and then let you eat your delicious parcels. Things kick off with a glass of prosecco and talk on the history of dim sum, before the chef shows you how to make the Chinese cuisine.
Ever fancied VIP access to Madame Tussauds without any kids running around? Enjoy a glass of prosecco on arrival and see a land of all your favourite celebrities and characters. Ride through 400 years of London’s history, or help the Marvel Superheroes save the city in a jaw-dropping 4D show. Whatever you feel, this is one of the most unique events in March.
Sunday Jamm is a weekly reggae showcase taking place in Brixton that plays some of the best beats in South London. The venue will be cooking up a street food feast, mixing up bottomless rum punch and has cracking drink deals.
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.
Indulge your guiltiest pleasures at KOKO this March as the Camden nightclub play hours of the biggest pop hits, from Britney through to Queen Bey. As well as hours of cracking music, there will also be a confessional to whisper about all your naughtiness, entertainers and dance troupes to teach you some new moves.
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.