You’ve got through January and February – hurrah! And so close now to warmer weather!
To get the inspiration rolling, check out our guide to the days out, theatre, festivals, exhibitions and things to do throughout March 2020 in London. Reward yourself and the kids with some hard-earned fun!
Among the Trees at Hayward Gallery (4 Mar – 17 May). Explore 38 artists in this exhibition that invite to see the natural world with new eyes.
Vegan Life Live 2020 at Alexandra Palace (14 – 15 Mar). Vegan Life Live will show you just how much is an offer. Try pizza, kebabs, ice creams, pasta, curry, soul food and so much more. Save up to 54% on tickets on LittleBird, plus the kids go FREE!
Where’s Wally? Fun Run at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Sun 15 Mar). If you’ve always wanted to see hundreds of people dressed as Where’s Wally, here’s your chance. The Where’s Wally? Fun Run is back and for the first time ever, they’re at the Olympic Park! Take part or come to spectate!
Kew Orchid Festival 2020 at Kew Gardens (until 8 Mar). Their annual orchid festival is back this month for its 25th anniversary. Celebrating the incredible wildlife and vibrant culture of Indonesia’s 17,504 islands, the festival will showcase Kew’s vital science work in Indonesia to protect biodiversity. Plus kids go free* with the LittleBird Family Pass!
Mars and Beyond at the BARGEHOUSE (Until 15 Mar). Step into an immersive experience exploring the human race now and in the future. Discover imaginative alternative futures, in an unforgettable experience, aiming to educate, caution, entertain and inspire audiences of all ages. Kids go FREE with our LittleBird offer!
Fairy Tales at Discover Children’s Story Centre Discover’s new immersive exhibition will be a fairytale dream! Explore their new world with a trail of breadcrumbs and a visitor’s map.
WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade at Japan House (until 22 Mar). See mesmerising digital displays which will explore the contrasting worlds of Japan’s urban future and rural traditions.
Future Fest at Tobacco Dock (Friday 20th March 10am – 10pm) The future is not something that happens to us, but something we can create. FutureFest offers audiences a space to push the boundaries feat. Louis Theroux, Elif Shafak, Richard Ayoade, Gail Bradbrook. George Monbiot and more!
The Ideal Home Show and Eat & Drink Festival (27th March – 13th April) Across the 18 days of the show there is so much to see and do to keep you entertained as well as providing you with home inspiration, advice and the very latest products for your home. Save on LittleBird! Plus your Ideal Home Show ticket includes FREE entry to the Eat & Drink Festival celebrating the exciting trends in modern cuisine, mixology, extraordinary tipples and street food.
Sports & Celebrations
Six Nations at BOXPARK (until 14th March) BOXPARK is bringing all the excitement of the stadium to London. It’s Six Nations’ showings, in partnership with Doom Bar, will be taking over BOXPARK Croydon, Shoreditch AND Wembley, so there really is no excuse not to get in the spirit! Read more in out blog.
Oxford V Cambridge Boat Race (Sat 29th March) One of the biggest free sporting events in London and can be easily viewed along the riverbank such as at Putney, Hammersmith, Barnes or Chiswick. The Boat Race Fan Parks in Bishop’s Park, Fulham and Furnivall Gardens, Hammersmith feature big screens, street food, bars and will be selling Official Boat Race Merchandise.
St Patrick’s Day Parade (Sunday 15th March) The best of Irish arts, culture, food and music will be available as Londoners and visitors join together to celebrate the significant contribution Irish people have made to the city. The parade will starts at Hyde Park Corner, then travels through Piccadilly, St James’s Street, Pall Mall, Cockspur Street and Whitehall.
Nightingale 200 at the Florence Nightingale Museum SE1 7EW
In her bicentenary year the Museum is celebrating the life and legacy of Nightingale’s life with an exciting new exhibition this March, plus other events throughout the year. Come along to discover more about one of Britain’s greatest female trailblazers!
Women of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre (6th – 8th March)
Celebrating it’s tenth year, WOW Festival will present it’s biggest festival yet! With world-class speakers, activists and performers to explore the state of gender equality across the globe and tackle the subjects that matter most to women across the world.
World Book Day 2020 (Thursday 5th March) Now in its 23rd year, kids of all ages will come together on Thursday to celebrate reading! Be sure to celebrate whether you’re dressing up, sending a story around the world, organising a book drive or reading challenges.
Shakespeare Week (16th – 22nd March ) The national annual celebration of everyone’s favourite Bard! If the kids haven’t learnt about Shakespeare yet, now is the perfect opportunity to learn about characters, stories and language. Why not head to the Globe Theatre for a special tour? LittleBird Family Pass members can save on entry!
Out & About
Butlins Term Time Fun (14th – 15th March ) Join in the fun and enjoy a fantastic day out at Butlin’s during term time. The first weekend for families is coming up this March so be sure to book to avoid disappointment. Save up to 40% on LittleBird.
London Eye’s 20th Birthday (6th – 9th March) The London Eye will be taking over 20 of their pods with unique activities from March 6th to the 9th. Five pods will hold immersive ‘WOW’ experiences delivering all unique aspects of why you love London.
Climb Aboard the Cutty Sark, Kids go Free (until 31st March) Enjoy an action-packed day out on one of the world’s most famous ships. Take the helm at the wheel of the Cutty Sark, climb into the crew’s bunk beds and meet the captain or the ship’s figurehead Nannie. Save on LittleBird.
Gulliver’s Travels at the Unicorn Theatre (28th March – 24th April) Our friends at the Unicorn Theatre have an exciting new family show just in time for Easter – an adventure-filled modern adaptation of Jonathan Swift’s surreal masterpiece. Save an exclusive 15% on LittleBird.
Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto Garden, Holland Park. Usually April is the time London comes into bloom but it can be as early as March! London’s Japanese Kyoto garden is home to some gorgeous blossoms as well as the garden’s koi carp pond and miniature waterfall, making a little bit of Japanese culture come to life in London.
Scenes in the Square, Leicester Square (until 31st July) Discover some of the nation’s best-loved characters and iconic film scenes as they’re brought to life in Leicester Square, London’s home of film. From DC’s iconic Batman and Wonder Woman, Gene Kelly from Singin’ in the Rain and the delightful Mary Poppins, to the brilliant Bugs Bunny, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.