London’s event calendar has a lot to offer to its citizens and visitors. There are numerous events held every day, but not to miss the best ones in March, we combined in all together in this article. We do hope it will be helpful.
Where to go in London this March?
WORLD SERIES OF BOXING
WHEN: March 8 – April 6, 2017
WHERE: 5 Old Ford Rd, Bethnal Green, London
London’s legendary York Hall will become a venue for the World Series of Boxing season VII. Visitors of the show will be able to see British Lionhearts in action, rising stars of British boxing.
The World Series of Boxing is a unique chance to witness national teams go head to head in a league format. The show promises to be unforgettable! There will be no vests or head guards in 5 three-minute rounds. There will be 5 bouts per match across different weight categories.
PRICE: From £20.00 per ticket
LONDON BEER WEEK 2017
WHEN: March 13 – March 19, 2017
WHERE: 29-32 The Oval, London
For all those who love beer, lager, ale, and cider, here is a London Beer Week (LBW) held at the Oval Space and in bars and breweries all across the city. It is perfectly organized by the same people behind London Cocktail Week and London Wine Week. Beer enthusiasts and London’s top brewers will meet together to celebrate the best of the city’s beer scene. If you come, do no miss a chance to visit The Beer Edit located in East London’s Oval Space, right in the hub of the event. It will be held between 16 and 18 March for all those who would like to come for some music, food and, of course, plenty of pop-up bars. Try some beer produced by the world-known companies such as Sharp’s Brewery and the Guinness Open Gate Brewery and discover some new beer brands, all at special prices.
London Beer Week is also a good chance to discover the city and its best breweries while having a ride on a rickshaw from one location to another. This event is probably one of the most prominent ones for all those who love bars and beer.
Session at The Beer Edit: from £10.00 per ticket
Beer Tours: £10.00 per ticket
HEAD OF THE RIVER RACE
WHERE: London, details on the website
WHEN: March 25, 2017
The annual Head of the River race is a good chance to see Themes river with the numerous crews speeding along it. Around 400 national and international crews meet every spring to take the waters to compete for the first place. Thames Championship Course is about 4.25 mile long. The race begins in Mortlake and its end at Putney, taking around two hours between the first crew sets off to the last crew crosses the finish line. When the race starts, there is a 10-second interval between crews. The first starts the winner of the previous year.
The race was founded by Cambridge and Tideway oarsman Steve Fairbairn. It first took place in 1926 to let crews practice long rows after a winter period. Today the event hosts crews from all across the world.
One of the biggest advantages of the Head of the River Race is the ability to pick the viewing spot. Just pack something for a picnic and arrive 45 minutes before the beginning of the show to make sure that you are satisfied with a view. You can pick Chiswick Bridge, Barnes Bridge or Hammersmith Bridge as a viewing spot. There are a lot of cozy pubs along the river, so just look at the map to find the best ones when you will decide to change your location.
GARDEN OF LIGHT
WHEN: March 2 – March 12, 2017
WHERE: Paternoster Square, nr St Paul’s Cathedral EC4M 7DX
The spectacular show will turn Paternoster Square yellow to tribute to the work of nurses with 2,100 handmade daffodils. Each flower represents a Marie Curie nurse, a symbol of care and support for people with terminal illness. There will be a beautiful daffodil meadow and a memory wall, so visitors will be able to post messages for loved ones.
WHERE: Hawker House, Canada St, London
WHEN: every Friday and Saturday night from 5 pm until midnight
If you want to spend a really nice time with good music, delicious food, and drinks, there is a 2,500 capacity warehouse in Canada Water. It is a real night street food market that hosts each Friday and Saturday nights 12 global food stalls and eight bars. There are two levels: the ground floor with long trestle tables and plenty of seat places, and the second floor with drink vendors and more seating places.
Here you can try some Mexican vegan food by Club Mexicana, or tasty fried chicken by Mother Clucker or seafood cooked by Prawnography. If you come to drink some alcohol, there is a Whiskey Bar where you can play Whiskey Roulette (?8) and a hidden door that leads to a ‘secret’ bar called ‘The 86’.
PRICE: Free before 7 pm and £3 afterward