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London starts to brighten up in March when the sun comes out, spring comes to the parks and gardens, and the happy St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place in the the middle of the month. Maybe you can plan a family day out and try one of the kid’s attractions, or pick a nice day for a view of the skyline.
Music, comedy & film
See all music, comedy The best music, movie and comedy events in London this month
to • Comedy Store Stand-up comic Nathan Caton is a regular performer at London's famous Comedy Store in Soho. • The Forum Jacob Banks will be bringing his 'Into The Wild' tour to London in March, and will be playing one night at the O2 Forum Kentish Town.
See all theatre shows The best plays and musicals running in London’s West End
to • Donmar Warehouse Family, money and desire are 'The Way of the World', where everybody has to win just to get by in William Congreve's satirical comedy. to • Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Enter the wonderful world of Hans Christian Anderson when the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse puts on 'The Little Match Girl'.
Family & Kid’s events
See all family, kids When was the last time you took your kids to London for a family day out?
to • Alexandra Palace The London Festival of Railway Modelling will have everything from working layouts and exhibitors selling paint and trains. to • Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights, singing minstrels and the King Henry VIII himself.
Art & Museums
See all art, museums Here are some of the March exhibitions in London’s galleries and museums
• British Museum Enjoy an evening of mindfulness and meditation inside the Great Court at the British Museum, as well as some live music and discussion. • National Gallery Join the historical biographer and novelist Alison Weir at the National Gallery, for a talk about how Queens have been depicted in art.
Royal & Religious
See all royal, religious For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals
to • Buckingham Palace Enjoy a glass of champagne and a tour of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, in the company of an expert guide. to • Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the country's most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIII's Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.
Political & Military
See all political, military Daily parades and political events taking place during March
• British Library Labour peer and human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti will be talking about gender equality at the British Library. to • Eventim Apollo Jonathan Pie is back at the Hammersmith Apollo in March with 'Back To The Studio', his new political satire comedy show.
See all guided tours If you’re visiting London in March then try one of these sightseeing tours
to • BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle. to • See London by Night The 'See London By Night' bus tour will show you London's most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky.
See all classical music All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during March
• Barbican Hall The Academy of Ancient Music and Choir of the AAM will be performing JS Bach's St Matthew Passion at Barbican Hall. • Barbican Hall Pianist Evgeny Kissin will be playing some classical music by Beethoven and Rachmaninov at Barbican Hall.
See all free events Visit London on the cheap in March, by trying these great free events
• River Thames The University Boat Race is a popular date in London's calendar - Cambridge have the lead over Oxford with 82 wins to 80. to • National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition about 'Still Life', examining its legacy and its importance as a source of inspiration.
Other London events
See all other events Here are some more great events that are worth trying during March
to • London Olympia If you're thinking of giving your house or garden a makeover then get down to the Ideal Home Show for some great ideas. to • Albert Memorial Go inside the railings and learn about the Albert Memorial, one of Victorian London's finest, and most guilded monuments. to • St. James’s Park Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London's Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair.