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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
• Alexandra Palace The Wombats will be coming to Alexandra Palace in March in support of their new album, 'Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life'. to • Royal Albert Hall Steven Wilson is coming to London in March and playing two nights at the Royal Albert Hall for his 'To The Bone Tour'.
See all theatre shows The best plays and musicals running in London’s West End
to • Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Enter the wonderful world of Hans Christian Anderson when the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse puts on 'The Little Match Girl'. to • Aldwych Theatre TINA is a new musical that tells the story of Tina Turner's life, from her humble start in Nutbush to her rise into a global superstar.
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 • Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Art & Museums
See all art, museums Here are some of the March exhibitions in London’s galleries and museums
to • Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on some film screenings and an exhibition of works by performance and video artist Joan Jonas. to • Tate Modern 'Love, Fame, Tragedy' will focus on just one year of Picasso's extraordinary career -- the so-called 'Year of Wonders' in 1932.
Royal & Religious
See all royal, religious For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals
to • Queen’s Gallery The 'Art & Power' exhibition at the Queen's Gallery will explore how Charles II used art to glorify his restored monarchy. to • Somerset House The "Old Palaces Tour" at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England's Stuart Dynasty queens.
Political & Military
See all political, military Daily parades and political events taking place during March
• City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall. to • Houses of Parliament Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament, and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames.
See all guided tours If you’re visiting London in March then try one of these sightseeing tours
to • Millennium Bridge This guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames, to look at some of the river's best buildings. to • The City This guided walk will take you around some of the streets and locations that Charles Dickens used within his novels.
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 • Tower Bridge Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge, so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo.
Other London events
See all other events Here are some more great events that are worth trying during March
to • Lord’s Cricket fans will love dressing themselves up for this Afternoon Tea, because it's held in the historic Long Room at Lord's. to • Portobello Road Portobello Road is home to the UK's most famous antiques market, with over 100,000 people browsing hundreds of stalls. to • Fortnum & Mason Put on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason.