Top Attractions And Events This March In London

Top Attractions And Events This March In London

Generally speaking, tourists will visit London through the winter and summer months thanks to the heatwave music festivals in royal parks and the alluring seasonal atmosphere during the winter. The city, though, is as flexible to weather as its architecture is varied, and the beginning of spring is an underrated time of year to visit. With discounts on hotels near Paddington Station and a whole seasonal blooming to enjoy, the true colours of London spring out in March. 

With the weather warming up but a bracing breeze still in the air, March is an invigorating period to visit the city. From spas near Paddington to after-dark club nights and events, March sees the sun rise and the weather turn for the better. This blog will outline some of the msot exciting events and seasonal festivities that you can enjoy through the third and most climate-diverse month of the year. To accommodate the generally unpredictable weather of a British springtime, this list is suitably varied, giving visitors both indoor and outdoor events and attractions to book and embark upon. 

Enjoy A London Mother’s Day

Enjoy A London Mother’s Day

London is the perfect city in which to celebrate Mother’s Day due to the city’s sheer diversity meaning that there’s something for all tastes. Why not try one of the sumptuous afternoon tea London offers available at the Chilworth Hotel or alternatively take a Sunday trip down to Columbia Road flower market for a beautiful bouquet for your mother. Mother’s Day in England is this year on 27th of March.

St Patrick’s Day Parade

On the 17th of March, the Irish contingent of London will be in full swing as parades of Irish dancers and marching bands travel down St James’s Street, Pall Mall, Piccadilly and much of central London. Make sure to check out the special events at London’s best Irish pubs including Skehans and the Dog & Bell in Southeast London. 

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

London will open up to art, music, performance and talk events focused on the female experience from the 8th of March. If you’re a woman staying at the Chilworth London Paddington, check out events at the Royal College of Music, Southbank Centre and many more performance venues to celebrate femininity in all its glory. 

Printworks Re-Textured Festival

On the 25th of March, cutting edge nightclub Printworks in the docklands district of London will be hosting a special experimental techno night, featuring renowned international DJs such as LSDXOXO and Rødhåd & Vril as well as artwork, light shows and much more. This heavy dance night is definitely one for the fans, and will no doubt bring in spring in full dancing spirit.

To Kill A Mockingbird At The Gielgud

Beginning in March, famed writer and director Aaron Sorkin of The Social Network and A Few Good Men fame will debut his highly anticipated adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird at the Gielgud Theatre. This much acclaimed production debuted on Broadway in 2018 but now post-pandemic, will explode onto the famous London stage at the end of March.

Science Museum March Exhibits

Famed nature photographer Sebastiao Salgado will bring his collection of Amazon photographs to the Science Museum this March. Exploring the life and world of the Amazonian tribes who are at this very minute fighting for their forest, this stunning exhibition runs until the 20th of March.

V&A March Exhibits

Through the refracting lens of fashion, the V&A’s highly anticipated Fashioning Masculinities: The Art Of Menswear will explore men’s fashion and its evolution through the ages. This absorbing exhibition will run from the 19th of March until mid November and is set to be one of the most expansive retrospectives on mens fashion ever seen in a museum, exploring the work of some of the biggest men’s fashion designers in the world.

Titanic: The Exhibition

The Titanic Exhibition will mark the 110th anniversary of the Titanic sinking, and will whisk you off on a journey from Dock X in Surrey Quays. Titanic: The Exhibition runs until 20th of MArch and weaves a narrative of real life characters and stories from the sinking through letters, photographs, artefacts and more, establishing a more emotional connection to one of the greatest seafaring tragedies of the 20th century outside of wartime.

London Cherry Blossoms

March is the key month for Cherry Blossoms to bloom in London. Parks such as St James’s and streets in Soho and Chelsea all boast magnificent collections of blossoming cherry trees. Seeking out these beautiful pinks and reds lights up the spring and welcomes in the better weather, many sites being walking distance from the Chilworth and its tranquil afternoon tea London Paddington deals. Why not make an afternoon of it?

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

Holding one of the largest collections of botany samples and specimens in the world, the many-conservatory Kew Gardens in West London is a beautiful day out, especially during the spring months. With millions of plant and fungal specimens as well as themed flower bed areas, this historic Thamesside park is a must for horticulturists and landscape-lovers visiting the city this spring.

Aurora At The View From The Shard

Taking the Northern Lights to heady new levels, the View From The SHard will incorporate a nordic inspired light show that will see the viewing platform lit up from the inside over the first two weeks of March. 

Country To Country Festival

Taking place at the famous O2 Arena, the Country To Country Festival on the 11th to 13th of March will see international country, folk and Western superstars take to the stage. Headliners Mirandam Lambert, Darius Rucker and Luke Combs welcome in some of the best of the genre on a truly epic scale. 

Evolution Festival At The Lyric Hammersmith

West London’s creative hub The Lyric Hammersmith brings in its annual new writing festival this year, once again recreating old classics through the lens of emerging actors, designers and directors. The festival, taking place between the 1st and 4th of March will also award the Bill Cashmore playwriting winner with a contract to expand a ten minute piece into a full-length production. The last winner, Kick will be performed in full as part of the festival.