Visiting London in March 2017
Arts fans in particular are spoilt for choice for events to go to in London this month, with the Affordable Art Fair, Chelsea Antiques Fair and the London Book Fair. Then of course there are the annual favourite celebrations, St Patrick's Day and Mothering Sunday. Read on for the best events in March 2017.
Fans of sewing, knitting, dressmaking, quilting, cross stitch, crochet and textile art can find inspiration at the 200 companies exhibiting, take part in demos and workshops, and shop for the latest products at The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia Exhibition Centre from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th March 2017.
Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th March 2017
Address: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX Map View
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Parents and those expecting a baby will find expert advice and exclusive offers from high street brands at The Baby Show at ExCel London Exhibition Centre from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th March 2017.
Vault Festival is your chance to enjoy comedy, live music and theatre performances in an unusual location, and it’s on until 5th March 2017 in the fascinating tunnels under Waterloo Station.
The most accessible way in to collecting art is back again when the Affordable Art Fair Battersea is held in Battersea Park from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th March 2017 where more than 100 galleries exhibit a range of contemporary art costing from £100.
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th March 2017
Address: Battersea Park, Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, London SW11 4NJ Map View
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The North London Half Marathon on 12th March 2017 is a stadium to stadium run that will go via Allianz Park and finish at Wembley Stadium, taking place 6 weeks before the Virgin Money London Marathon.
Big names in the world of books will head to the global marketplace to negotiate rights, sales and distributions of tales across print, audio, TV, film and digital at the London Book Fair at Olympia Exhibition Centre from Tuesday 14th to Thursday 16th March 2017.
Start or add to your collection of affordable antiques by browsing the stalls from British dealers, including furniture, jewellery, porcelain, silver, and paintings at Chelsea Antiques Fair at Chelsea Old Town Hall from Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th March 2017.
Ambient dance duo Underworld will perform at Alexandra Palace on Friday 17th March 2017 for fans of British electronic music.
Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in London by eating tasty food at the Irish market and watching Irish music and dance performances at the free event held at Trafalgar Square on Sunday 19th March 2017, two days after the actual day itself on 17th.
The biggest home show in the world will give you inspiration for your home and garden projects, from bathrooms to bedrooms, plus gifts, beauty and fashion, with seven show areas to make shopping easy at the Ideal Home Show at Olympia Exhibition Centre from Friday 24th March to Sunday 9th April 2017.
There are so many wonderful ways to treat Mum in London on Mother’s Day, and our favourite is afternoon tea at one of the many fabulous venues in the capital like The Ritz or The Orangery at Kensington Palace, just make sure you book ahead for Mothering Sunday on Sunday 26th March 2017.
The excitement of the Euro2016 qualifying campaign resumes in March when England plays Lithuania at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 26th March 2017.
Sunday 26th March 2017
Address: Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HA9 0WS Map View
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