March Events in London

 
 

Along with the capital’s annual Easter celebrations, March will see the arrival of an exciting array of cultural and sporting events. Cheer on the Oxford-Cambridge boat race, be a part of the St Patrick’s Day revelry and find yourself enamoured by a new art exhibition. Follow our guide to the best March events in London

 

20th February 2016

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Along with the capital’s annual Easter celebrations, March will see the arrival of an exciting array of cultural and sporting events. Cheer on the Oxford-Cambridge boat race, be a part of the St Patrick’s Day revelry and find yourself enamoured by a new art exhibition. Follow our guide to the best March events in London to experience during your stay at one of our boutique London hotels.

Victoriana: Scullery maids and Suffragettes

March Events in London

Explore the issues surrounding women in the Victorian era by joining this intriguing talk at Kensington Palace, before taking your time to wander around the opulent residence. As a part of the palace’s series of brunch-time lectures, the talk will examine the development of women’s rights under Queen Victoria and how outside influences shaped the mindset of the time.

Victoriana: Scullery maids and Suffragettes
5th March 2016

Women of the World Festival

March Events in London

Celebrating women across the globe with performances, talks and workshops, this annual festival will return in March for its sixth edition. Over 150 events are set to take place in the Southbank Centre, including a mesmerising digital projection series, live music and mentoring sessions, alongside a ‘marketplace’ showcasing creations from around the world.

Women of the World
8th – 13th March 2016

Affordable Art Fair

March Events in London

This annual art fair will return to Battersea Park once again this year, showcasing artworks that have been gathered from over 100 galleries across the globe. Pick up a unique artwork, take part in a workshop, or simply browse this vast collection as you delve into the world of affordable art.

Affordable Art Fair
10th – 13th March 2016

St Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade

March Events in London

On the Sunday before St Patrick’s Day, a lively parade is set to light up the streets of London with extravagant floats, colourful costumes and a marching band. After seeing the costumed performers and floats pass by, head over to Trafalgar Square for Irish dancing, music, food and comedy, among the event’s array of activities and performances.

St Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade
13th March 2016

Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century

Discover one of the most influential photographers of the last century with this international retrospective at the V&A in March. Featuring artefacts from across Strand’s career, the exhibition will include portraits, close-ups and abstract works, as well as fascinating explorative works from Europe, Africa and America.

Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century
From 19th March 2016

The Boat Race

March Events in London

As London’s most famous boat race, rowers representing Oxford and Cambridge will once again compete on the River Thames in what is one of the world’s oldest sporting events. Head over to The Blue Anchor public house for their annual barbecue, or find a spot elsewhere along the route to revel in the race-day atmosphere.

The Boat Race
27th March 2016

Cutty Sark Easter Egg Hunt

March Events in London

Easter activities will be taking place across London over the long weekend, but for an egg hunt with a difference, venture over to the historic ship, Cutty Sark. As you go in search of hidden treasure, experience what life would have been like on-board the world’s last surviving tea clipper.

Cutty Sark Easter Egg Hunt
25th – 28th March 2016

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

March Events in London

Admire the stunning photography that has graced the pages of British Vogue since its founding in 1916 at this exclusive exhibition hosted by the National Portrait Gallery. The display will encompass over 280 prints from the Condé Nast archive, as it traces the history of fashion’s most alluring magazine in recognition of its centenary.

Vogue 100: A Century of Style
11th February – 22nd May 2016

Between exploring London’s sites and joining in on the month’s events, savour the splendour of our London hotels, where your stay is certain to be a memory to cherish.

Image credits: Cover photo from Vogue 100 / Linda Evangelista © Patrick Demarchelier. Kensington Palace © iStock / volschenkh. Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival / Sandi Toksvig ©   Linda Nylind. Affordable Art Fair © The Art Movement, Alvaro Petritoli, Bowie Graffiti / courtesy of Affordable Art Fair. St Patrick’s Day Parade © Flickr / Aurelien Guichard. Paul Strand Exhibition © Martine Franck 1938-2012 Paul Strand Photographing the Orgeval Garden 1974 / Courtesy of Paul Strand Archive Aperture Foundation / Martine Franck / Magnum Photos / Victoria and Albert Museum. The Boat Race © Getty Images. Cutty Sark © Flickr / Philip459. Vogue 100 / The Second Age of Beauty © Cecil Beaton.