Things to do in London in March 2021

The ianVisits guide to March's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Monday 1st March

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Tuesday 2nd March


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This lecture explores the issue of prosperity, innovation, and natural capital for iconic locations around the world and asks what will it mean for the future.
6pm to 7pm
 
Putting Wellbeing and Prosperity First
Rosemary Hill, the award-winning biographer of Pugin, discusses a little-known aspect of his work.
7pm to 10pm
 
A.W.N. Pugin and the Country House

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Wednesday 3rd March


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This lecture considers just how energetic cosmic rays are, the origins of their extreme energies and the implications for Earth.
1pm to 2pm
 
Cosmic Vision: Fast & Furious

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Thursday 4th March


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Free Aristotle
Aristotle's philosophical beliefs are analysed in this lecture, as well as the major works of the next generation of practitioners of what became known as 'Peripatetic' philosophy.
1pm to 2pm
 
Aristotle
This talk explores the legal implications facing the state and what steps can be taken and implemented to save more lives and have safer policing.
6pm to 7pm
 
Restraining Police Restraint

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Friday 5th March


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Until now, Winston’s servants have been largely invisible, including the crucial figure of his favourite cook.
2pm to 3pm
 
Serving Winston: the life of Churchill's Cook with Annie Gray

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Saturday 6th March

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Sunday 7th March

Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
All Day
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
Better than half price entry to the Painted Hall on the first Sunday of the month.
10am to 5pm
 
Greenwich
Monthly cheap entry to the Painted Hall
A beautiful historic parkland designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown with Edwardian gardens in Reigate, Surrey.
1pm to 5pm
 
Reigate
Monthly open day at Gatton Park

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Monday 8th March

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Tuesday 9th March


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In this talk we will see that not only is the history of computers rich and diverse, their architecture likewise. Astonishingly, all the computers ever made can be modelled by one universal machine – the Turing machine.
6pm to 7pm
 
Computers: A History
Peter Howell, author of a new book on Bentley, explores the work of this great Roman Catholic architect.
7pm to 10pm
 
John Francis Bentley

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Wednesday 10th March


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The lecture considers how the upheavals of the Tudor era led to the emergence of a genuinely new religious consciousness in England.
6pm to 7pm
 
England’s Protestant Reformation

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Thursday 11th March

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Friday 12th March

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Saturday 13th March

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Sunday 14th March


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The Director of Cornwall's Museum of Witchcraft & Magic will discuss the extraordinary history of the institution and look at some pieces
8pm to 10pm
 
Simon Costin on The Museum of Witchcraft  & Magic

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Monday 15th March

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Tuesday 16th March


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The talk will also discuss how boards, investors, policymakers, and executives themselves can address these biases to make better decisions – that affect not only companies but also wider society.
6pm to 7pm
 
The Mistakes CEOs Make

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Wednesday 17th March


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Join Robert Ayton, Westminster City Council discussing recent planning issues impacting the Westminster Abbey and Parliament Square Conservation Area
11am to 11:40am
 
Westminster Abbey and Parliament Square Conservation Area
A talk about the huge jewellery discovery in Cheapside, London
6pm to :
 
The Cheapside Hoard
Recent researches have revealed that the Duke and Duchess were major patrons of architecture, leaving some important, but little known, buildings to posterity.
6pm to 7pm
 
Royal Restoration: Estates of the Duke of Monmouth
Architectural historian Simon Green discusses the work of a major neglected Scottish architect.
7pm to 10pm
 
William Leiper’s Distinctive Eclecticism

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Thursday 18th March

A notice that the Thames Barrier and the Barking Barrier will have their monthly test closures today.
9:30am to 12pm
 
Thames and Barking barrier monthly closures

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Friday 19th March


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Greg Jenner brings this vibrant talk which reveals why celebrity burst into life in the early eighteenth century, as he assembles a vibrant cast of over 125 actors, singers, dancers, sportspeople and more, to search for its historical roots.
2pm to 3pm
 
Dead Famous: Greg Jenner

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Saturday 20th March

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Sunday 21st March

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Monday 22nd March


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Ever since Darwin, biology has been used to support racial prejudice and gender inequality, but – happily – has also been used to challenge both in the 150 years since the Descent.
6pm to 7pm
 
Darwin‘s Troubled Legacy

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Tuesday 23rd March


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This lecture celebrates 500 years since the birth of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, an intelligence-gatherer for Elizabeth I across Europe, who also brought his son, Sir Robert Cecil, into the world of secret Elizabethan intelligence.
6pm to 7pm
 
Spying for Queen and Country
Burlington Magazine editor Michael Hall explores Morris's friendship with a leading Gothic revival architect.
7pm to 10pm
 
G.F. Bodley and William Morris

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Wednesday 24th March

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Thursday 25th March

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Friday 26th March


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Join Angelina Osborne in exploring the hidden voices of women in the archives, women who campaigned to have control over their lives and their families.
2pm to 3pm
 
Uncovering Hidden Stories: Women in the Archives

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Saturday 27th March

A monthly opening of the House of Dreams in East Dulwich - a house given over entirely to a unique form of art.
10am to 5pm
 
East Dulwich
Monthly open day at the House of Dreams

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Sunday 28th March

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Monday 29th March

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Tuesday 30th March


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In the three hundred years since, the bubble has been much misunderstood – this lecture separates fact from myth and aims to move beyond simplistic ideas of “gambling mania”.
1pm to 2pm
 
The South Sea Bubble of 1720

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Wednesday 31st March

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