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March Highlights

Although the weather may still be quite cold, the first signs of spring appear in March in London. It’s a good month to visit the Kensington Palace gardens, Kew Gardens or any of London’s other top gardens, as seas of crocuses and daffodils bloom across the capital. London Beer week – London Beer Week is a seven day festival… Read more »

Featured Event: St Patrick`s Day

In 2017, the official three-day celebration in London begins on 17 March, and culminates in the annual St Patrick’s Day parade in Central London and Trafalgar Square festivities on 19 March. Check back nearer the time for more details on the 2017 St Patrick’s Day Parade in London and St Patrick’s Day Festival in Trafalgar Square…. Read more »

London Beer Week

For 2017, they’ll be focusing on different breweries in London throughout the week, so you can pick a night based either on location or breweries you’re keen to try. These tours are super flexible, and relatively unguided, so you can go at your own pace and start and finish wherever suits you the most. There’ll be… Read more »

The Head of the River Race

Founded by Cambridge and Tideway oarsman Steve Fairbairn, the historic race first took place in 1926 as a way for crews to practice long rows during winter. The annual event now receives entries from hundreds of crews from all over the world, from Australia to Germany. Pack your picnic and Pimm’s and arrive at least… Read more »

Next Lunch Market

Buy your lunch in the magnificent courtyard of a fifteenth-century civic hall while councilmen come and go from the Court of Common Council at this monthly food market. Around twenty stalls will be serving food and drink from around the world, including Turkish lahmacun, French tartiflette, Greek souvlaki and Jamaican curried goat.  No need to… Read more »

Skip Garden

The site provokes curiosity. They are sustainable and creative, giving individuals the opportunity to step beyond the familiar ‘business as usual’ world, encouraging them to join together with others to grow a new story in which the seemingly impossible is continuously in a process of becoming possible. The city base is the Skip Garden, a… Read more »

Meat, cheese and Wine ? Run to… Vivat Bacchus

The Vivat Bacchus restaurants, established in Farringdon in 2003 and London Bridge in 2008, are a celebration of rustic, robust food, artisan cheeses and great wines. South African in origin, they are known for the range and quality of their wines, memorably stocked cheese rooms and a menu using daily sourced, quality seasonal ingredients from… Read more »