Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Things to do in London in March 2024

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


Monday 4th March

Sumita’s talk will focus on what women can do during education and work to help themselves and what support they need from practices and institutions in order to do this.
2024-03-04
6:25pm to 8:15pm
 
Fleet Street
Where are the women architects?
Fleet Street
Uncover the science of mental health with Camilla Nord, lead at the Mental Health Neuroscience programme at the University of Cambridge.
2024-03-04
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Hanover Square
The balanced brain: The science of mental health
Hanover Square

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Tuesday 5th March

An event marking the legacy of the brand that became the epitome of modern British flamboyance.
2024-03-05
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Poplar
An evening with Mr Fish
Poplar
A conversation between landscape designer Dan Pearson and architect Mary Duggan to hear about the museum's plans for Lambeth Green.
2024-03-05
7pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
Dan Pearson & Mary Duggan on Lambeth Green
Southwark

Online events / webinars

Join The Glass Heart artists Chris Day, Pinkie Maclure, Anne Vibeke Mou in coversation with Curator Antonia Harrison.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 

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Wednesday 6th March

This lecture looks at the role played by nudity in European religion and magic from ancient times to the present, with some reference to a global context.
2024-03-06
6pm to 7pm
 
Holborn
Ritual Nudity in History and Religion
Holborn
Join Michael Driessen, Madawi Al-Rasheed and Fabio Petito as they discuss with Professor in Practice James Walters how events since 7 October have reshaped the interreligious landscape.
2024-03-06
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

Online events / webinars

Discover the gripping story of Virginia Hall - World War Two’s Most Dangerous Spy
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
A Woman of No Importance

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Thursday 7th March

In this Lunchtime lecture, author Susannah Gibson introduces her new book The Bluestockings: The First Women’s Movement.
2024-03-07
1pm to 2pm
 
Soho
Soho
Explore the history of women in medicine at the Royal College of Physicians through their collections.
2024-03-07
5:30pm to 8pm
 
Camden
RCP Museum Late: Women in medicine
Camden
On the first Thursday of the month, Holborn's Novelty Automation has a bar in the store for their late-night opening.
2024-03-07
6pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Monthly bar night at Novelty Automation
Holborn
Join Alexandra Gajewski, Reviews Editor at the Burlington Magazine, to discover the impact of the fire at Notre-Dame on the medieval art and architecture, and the plans to restore it.
2024-03-07
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Pimlico
Pimlico
A celebration of the 10-year anniversary of The Women’s Library Reading Room
2024-03-07
6pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Holborn
Join the Science Museum at Lates for a journey to unravel the essence of love.
2024-03-07
6:30pm to 10pm
 
South Kensington
South Kensington
Rejecting the thesis that science and religion are inevitably at war, Nicholas Spencer illuminates a compelling and troubled relationship that has definitively shaped human history.
2024-03-07
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
Magisteria - A Talk by Nicholas Spencer
Southwark
This panel, hosted by LSE Data Science Institute, LSE Digital Skills Lab and LSE100, will bring together academics, practitioners and industry leaders to discuss strategies and interventions for developing AI literacy in their organisations.
2024-03-07
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Holborn
As stem cell-based embryo models become increasingly more sophisticated, they also raise big questions: how do we define a human embryo and what should be the limit of such research?  
2024-03-07
7pm to 8pm
 
South Kensington
South Kensington
Britain’s favourite maverick rewilder Derek Gow uncovers the mythology, mystery and history of wolves in Britain in this lively in-conversation and the launch of his new book Hunt for the Shadow Wolf.
2024-03-07
7pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Holborn
In Rites of Passage, historian Judith Flanders deconstructs the intricate, fascinating, and occasionally – to modern eyes – bizarre customs that grew up around death and mourning in Victorian Britain.
2024-03-07
Starts at 7:30pm
 
Highgate
Rites of Passage - Death and Mourning in Victorian Britain
Highgate

Online events / webinars

Join a debate with our panel of planetary science and mission experts.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
Exploring the Moon and Mars: Are human missions essential or are robotics the future?
Join Time Team's Guy de la Bédoyère, Vindolanda Trust Curator Barbara Birley and historian and novelist Adrian Goldsworthy to explore the realities of fort life on Rome's northernmost frontier.
5:30pm to 6:30pm
 

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Friday 8th March

Step through the gates of the Charterhouse in the early evening after work and discover a different world hidden behind the ancient walls.
2024-03-08
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Clerkenwell
Charterhouse by Candlelight
Clerkenwell
This International Women’s Day, join the LT Museum to spotlight the jobs women do to make TfL what it is today
2024-03-08
6:45pm to 10pm
 
Covent Garden
Covent Garden

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Saturday 9th March

An unnamed vessel will be passing through Tower Bridge this morning -- which is usually code for a military ship.
2024-03-09
10:30am to 11am
 
Southwark
Southwark

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Sunday 10th March

Kirkaldy's Testing Works preserves Kirkaldy's unique Universal Testing Machine - the huge hydraulic powered machine he designed and had built in Leeds - in full working order in the premises he built to house it.
2024-03-10
10:30am to 12pm
 
Southwark
Monthyl open day of the Kirkaldy's Testing Works
Southwark

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Monday 11th March

No events are listed for today. Sorry.

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Tuesday 12th March

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Wednesday 13th March

The Boat Race trophy will be on display in Battersea Power station for a few hours, followed by revealing the race contenders for 2024.
2024-03-13
4pm to 8:40pm
 
Battersea
Battersea
Step into the early 1900s on a candlelit tour of Emery Walker's House.
2024-03-13
Starts at 6pm
 
Hammersmith
Evening 'Candlelit' House Tour
Hammersmith
This panel reflects on the legacies of the group 50 years after its founding.
2024-03-13
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

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Thursday 14th March

This talk examines their construction, meaning and the secret of their enduring fascination and a demonstration of how to draw a labyrinth.
2024-03-14
2pm to 3pm
 
City of London
Labyrinths & Mazes Worldwide and in London
City of London
Lift the lid on Artificial Intelligence & explore how it might influence our future through expert talks, tech demos and creative workshops.
2024-03-14
6pm to 9pm
 
South Kensington
Imperial Lates: AI
South Kensington
Throughout his career, Peter Saville has consistently put type to work, often in conjunction with imagery, to elegantly sign the ‘way' for many of us.
2024-03-14
6:45pm to 8:30pm
 
City of London
Always Now: Typography and Semiotics. Peter Saville in conversation with Paul Barnes
City of London
A hands-on talk and demonstration of the science of reading fingerprints.
2024-03-14
Starts at 7pm
 
Covent Garden
Covent Garden

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Friday 15th March

See a small selection of the department's impressive collection of rare books, archives and manuscripts.
2024-03-15
10am to 12pm
 
Euston
Open Morning at UCL Special Collections
Euston
For one evening only, you will be able to visit the Houses of Parliament to look around the inside of the Palace of Westminster at night.
2024-03-15
6pm to 7:30pm
 
Whitehall
Evening tours of the Houses of Parliament
Whitehall
As part of the ‘Burtynsky: Extraction/Abstraction’ exhibition, Saatchi Lates offer Art After Dark on selected Fridays.
2024-03-15
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Chelsea
BURTYNSKY: Extraction / Abstraction -- LATES
Chelsea
A discussion with Museum X about the role that heritage sites play in uncovering hidden histories and re-presenting a fuller, richer story of Britain.
2024-03-15
7pm to 8pm
 
Soho
Soho

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Saturday 16th March

Visitors can expect over 40 of the country’s best model railways hand-picked by The Model Railway Club.
2024-03-16
10am to 5pm
 
Wood Green
The London Festival of Railway Modelling
Wood Green
Hermitage Community Moorings is a cluster of boats next to Tower Bridge that hosts an occasional open weekend to let the public onboard for a look around.
2024-03-16
11am to 4pm
 
Wapping
Open Days at the Hermitage Community Moorings
Wapping
Discover some world whizzing, brain fizzing science facts in this interactive quiz.
2024-03-16
2pm to 3:15pm
 
Hanover Square
Dr Emily’s World Whizzing Facts Show
Hanover Square
Since Tate Modern first opened in 2000, it has become a London landmark, not just for the art it houses, but also for the architecture of the building itself.
2024-03-16
2pm to 3:30pm
 
Southwark
Southwark
Embark on an enthralling cosmic journey with science writer Brian Clegg as your guide.
2024-03-16
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Hanover Square
Interstellar tours
Hanover Square

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Sunday 17th March

Visitors can expect over 40 of the country’s best model railways hand-picked by The Model Railway Club.
2024-03-17
10am to 4:30pm
 
Wood Green
The London Festival of Railway Modelling
Wood Green
The collection includes instruments by Gavioli, Marenghi, Hooghuys, Wilhelm Bruder Söhne and Gebr.Weber.
2024-03-17
11am to 5pm
 
Amersham
Monthly opening of the Amersham Fair Organ Museum
Amersham
Hermitage Community Moorings is a cluster of boats next to Tower Bridge that hosts an occasional open weekend to let the public onboard for a look around.
2024-03-17
11am to 4pm
 
Wapping
Open Days at the Hermitage Community Moorings
Wapping
There’ll be the best of Irish arts, culture, food, music to enjoy, and more, including the spectacular annual parade.
2024-03-17
12pm to 6pm
 
Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square
The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place
2024-03-17
12pm to 4pm
 
Euston
Retro games fair
Euston

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Monday 18th March

This event seeks to explore the politics and ethics that drive digital change in cities and the consequences of digitization for the lives and rights of those who occupy them.
2024-03-18
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

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Tuesday 19th March

Photographer Niki Gorick will reveal the amazingly diverse modern-day life within these urban marinas.
2024-03-19
2pm to 3pm
 
City of London
Dock Life Renewed: How London’s Docks are Thriving Again
City of London
Learn more about how Jewish designers innovated, defied expectations and transformed the West End.
2024-03-19
6:30pm to 9pm
 
Poplar
Making the West End a fashion destination
Poplar

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Wednesday 20th March

Drawing upon a huge archive of artwork, much of it rarely seen, Shirley Hughes’s daughter Clara Vulliamy will present a celebration of a long and remarkable career.
2024-03-20
6:45pm to 8:30pm
 
City of London
Shirley Hughes and Friends
City of London

Online events / webinars

Join us as our panel debate how today
6pm to 7:30pm
 
The new nationalism in America and beyond

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Thursday 21st March

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Simon Postgate - son of Oliver Postgate - will be hosting a talk exploring the making of Clangers from his perspective as a young boy in the seventies.
2024-03-21
6pm to 7:30pm
 
New Oxford Street
The Clangers
New Oxford Street
A compelling, authoritative account of the brilliant, conflicted, visionary world of Tudor England
2024-03-21
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
Tudor England: A History - A Talk by Dr Lucy Wooding
Southwark
BBC's 'Sky at Night' Chris Lintott journeys through serendipitous cosmic revelations.
2024-03-21
7pm to 8:30pm
 
Hanover Square
Our accidental universe
Hanover Square

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Friday 22nd March

The Finnish Church in Rotherhithe will host an Easter fair full of Finnish foods and sweets.
2024-03-22
12pm to 8pm
 
Rotherhithe
The Finnish Easter Fair
Rotherhithe

Online events / webinars

Discover the story of Yorkshire’s Atlantis, a medieval island swallowed up by the North Sea.
2pm to 3pm
 
A Lost Medieval Island: Ravenser Odd and its Afterlives

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Saturday 23rd March

Open-platform buses with real conductors will run between Redbridge and Dagenham (route 145), and between Chadwell Heath and Barking (route 62).
2024-03-23
10am to 5pm
 
Barking
Vintage buses on routes 62 and 145 PLUS Barking Garage open day
Barking
Annual model railway show being held in Forest Hill.
2024-03-23
10am to 4:30pm
 
Forest Hill
Forest Hill
Spend a day re-stocking your yarn stash, learning to knit, mastering the art of tailoring and more.
2024-03-23
10am to 5:30pm
 
Islington
Islington
Annual conference with talks on recent archaeological work in London.
2024-03-23
11am to 5:30pm
 
Poplar
LAMAS 60th Annual Conference of London Archaeologists
Poplar
The Finnish Church in Rotherhithe will host an Easter fair full of Finnish foods and sweets.
2024-03-23
12pm to 6pm
 
Rotherhithe
The Finnish Easter Fair
Rotherhithe

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Sunday 24th March

Spend a day re-stocking your yarn stash, learning to knit, mastering the art of tailoring and more.
2024-03-24
10am to 3pm
 
Islington
Islington
The Finnish Church in Rotherhithe will host an Easter fair full of Finnish foods and sweets.
2024-03-24
12pm to 5pm
 
Rotherhithe
The Finnish Easter Fair
Rotherhithe

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Monday 25th March

No events are listed for today. Sorry.

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Tuesday 26th March

Join a guided tour of Oxford House's listed Victorian building. Peek into our archives, visit our 'secret chapel' and take in 360°degree views of East London on the rooftop.
2024-03-26
12pm to 1pm
 
Bethnal Green
Oxford House Building Tour
Bethnal Green
Every month at Frameless, in partnership with ArtscapesUK, they will be delving deeper into the stories behind the art.
2024-03-26
12:30pm to 2pm
 
Marylebone
Art Talks at Frameless - Surrealism
Marylebone
A talk hosted by award winning writer and Head Gardener at the Garden Museum, Matt Collins, to discuss what gardening in a warming and more volatile climate looks like.
2024-03-26
7pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
The Gravel Garden: resilience, volatility and breaking the mould
Southwark
Join one of the world's most prolific designers, Thomas Heatherwick in conversation with Chief Curator Johanna Agerman Ross.
2024-03-26
7pm to 8pm
 
Kensington
An Evening with Thomas Heatherwick
Kensington

Online events / webinars

Rosanna De Sancha, Senior Paintings Conservator, will share the meticulous work undertaken by our conservation team to restore this masterpiece painting.
7pm to 8pm
 
The Field of the Cloth of Gold

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Wednesday 27th March

Explore the cosmic anomalies currently perplexing all scientists.
2024-03-27
7:20pm to 8:45pm
 
Hanover Square
Discourse: Space oddities with Harry Cliff
Hanover Square

Online events / webinars

Join our exhibition curators online for a look at our latest exhibition, Great Escapes
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Great Escapes Online Curator Tour

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Thursday 28th March

The co-founders of the Modern Cockney Festival explore the long legacy of London’s street sellers and their value for the city's future.
2024-03-28
7pm to 9pm
 
Clerkenwell
Clerkenwell

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Friday 29th March

An open-air performance of the Passion of Christ in Trafalgar Square.
2024-03-29
Starts at 12pm
 
Trafalgar Square
The Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square

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Saturday 30th March

The annual Oxford v Cambridge boat races return to the River Thames.
2024-03-30
12pm to 5pm
 

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Sunday 31st March

For one day only, London Overground trains will be calling at London Bridge station.
2024-03-31
10am to 10pm
 
Southwark
London Overground trains to call at London Bridge station
Southwark
A WW2-era history attraction that's open to the public once a month.
2024-03-31
10:30am to 4pm
 
Watford
Monthly open day at The 1940s Experience
Watford
Once a month, the oldest building in Hackney, St Augustine's Tower is open, so you can climb up to the top.
2024-03-31
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
Monthly opening of St Augustine's Tower
Hackney

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