Although the weather may still be a little cold, the first signs of spring appear in March in London.
Don't miss the chance to fill your Instagram feed with pretty cherry blossom trees this month, as the city is swarmed with pastels left, right and centre.
Unmissable March events in London
- Treat mum to a day out on Mother's Day: You’ll find plenty of fun things to do with mum, including luxury experiences and indulgent afternoon teas.
- Celebrate St Patrick's Day: Follow the parade through central London and enjoy a free festival in Trafalgar Square, showcasing the best of Irish culture. Many pubs and bars across the capital also host St Patrick's Day events. Make sure to check out London's top Irish pubs.
- See rowing crews from around the world take on the Head of the River Race from Mortlake to Putney: Secure a good viewing spot to watch the action along the Thames Championship Course. 18 Mar
Theatre shows in London
- Enjoy electrifying performances and dazzling dance
- Sing along with mum to Mamma Mia! the Novello Theatre: Embrace your inner dancing queen at the ultimate feel-good musical filled with your favourite ABBA songs.
- See the magical musical that tells the story of the famous witches in Wizard of Oz.
- Be gripped by Agatha Christie's Witness For the Prosecution at County Hall: Take your place inside the courtroom at London's County Hall and watch the drama unfold.
Exhibitions in London
- Don't miss the colourful Pip and Pop exhibition, included with entry to Kew Gardens: See stunning artworks made from sugar and candy. Until 5 Mar
What else is on in March?
- Snap away at cherry blossom and other pretty blooms in London parks and gardens: Stroll through London and capture it at its most beautiful.
- Don't forget to join in Global Recycling Day: Help the environment with fun activities across London. Check out our guide to being sustainable in London for more tips. 18 Mar
For more things to do in March in London, take a look at the events calendar and guide to what's on in London. And catch the best of the London stage with this theatre guide. If you're into last-minute planning, check out what's on this weekend and find more ideas for things to do today.
WEATHER: For average seasonal temperatures and rainfall, see our London weather page.