Goodbye February, hello March! With spring nearly upon us, London blooms with plenty of events that will excite the keenest of culture seekers. Without further ado, the Divas present the unmissable events springing up in the capital this month.
Asia House Fair, 3 – 6 Mar
Step into Asia House’s eighth annual bazaar— a vibrant pop-up shopping extravaganza featuring the best in arts, crafts, fashion, food and design from across the Asian region, right in the heart of London. With a unique and exotic variety of products across 30 exhibitors, revellers won’t be short of gift inspiration.
The Painkiller, 5 Mar – 30 Apr
Double over with laughter at Garrick Theatre’s production of ‘The Painkiller’, a darkly comic adaptation of Francis Veber’s classic French farce. Featuring acclaimed actor-director Kenneth Branagh and renowned comedian Rob Brydon, the West End production’s stellar cast and direction is sure to impress.
Botticelli Reimagined, 5 Mar – 3 Jul
Victoria and Albert Museum
Marvel at Sandro Botticelli’s exquisite mythology at the V&A’s ‘Botticelli Reimagined’ exhibition — the biggest haul of the Florentine’s work to exhibit in Britain since the 30s. In an interesting twist of fanciful classicism and provocative pop culture, explore the ways both artists and designers have reinterpreted Botticelli’s greatest masterpieces.
Affordable Art Fair, 10 – 13 Mar
Get your fill of interior inspiration this spring from none other than the Affordable Art Fair. With over 100 local and international galleries showcasing the colourful, the captivating, the subtle and the sophisticated, starting your art collection has never been so easy (and so fun).
Women of the World Festival, 8 – 13 Mar
Celebrate your female prowess at Southbank’s Centre’s Women of the World Festival— six days of empowering discussions, debates and performances that both challenge and champion what it takes to be a woman in the 21st century. Highlights of this year’s festival include Annie Lennox discussing the enduring fight for women’s rights.
Belsize in View, Mar – 29 May
Burgh House & Hampstead Museum
A long-time resident of Belsize Park and award-winning documentary filmmaker, David S Percy crafts a nostalgic glimpse into Belsize’s evolution at Burgh House & Hampstead’s latest exhibition ‘Belsize in View’. From rare vintage photography to paintings, discover the charming history behind the jewel of North West London.
Wine Tasting at The Hampstead Butcher, 24 Mar
The Hampstead Butcher & Providore
Be transported to the picturesque canals and rolling vineyards of the Rhône valley at Hampstead Butcher & Providore’s indulgent wine tasting event. Sample wines, cheeses and charcuterie so delicious that you’ll find yourself booking a getaway to our boutique holiday retreat in the French countryside.
Easter Egg Trail at Fenton House, 25 – 28 Mar
Easter wouldn’t be the same without an egg-cellent hunt of sorts. Join in the family fun at Hampstead’s very own Fenton House, whose majestic gardens will transform into a thrilling Easter egg trail for chocolate-hungry sleuths.