Unmissable Things to Do in London in March 2017
Go Mad as a March hare by checking out all – yes ALL, we insist! – of the great things to do in London in March, listed for your pleasure below!
This month’s top picks include queer club culture, wonderful women, cutting-edge theatre and performance, sad films, short films, ace music, nights out, somewhere to shop & much more…
Queer City: London Club Culture 1918-1967 | Soho Square/Freud Café-Bar | Until Sunday 26th March | Times Vary | Prices Vary
Discover the untold history of Soho’s queer underbelly with guided tours, booze fuelled events and talks in Freuds bar. The series is presented by National Trust.
We saw Fujiko Nakaya’s foggy bridge in Bristol and are excited she’s bringing her low cloud to this 10 day live art fest. If you don’t know what live art is, find out at this free event.
Ooh la la! French Fest is here to celebrate all things Gallic at the gorgeous cabaret cavern of The Crazy Coqs. Highlights for us include Christine Bovill’s extraordinary Piaf show and laugh and whine with Marcel Lucont.
WOW is such an amazing commitment to championing gender equality from the Southbank Centre year on year. The programme is always genuinely exciting, this year with a line up including X-Files legend Gillian Anderson, a free performance by rising music star Nilufer Yanya and an in conversation event with activist Angela Davis.
Strange Love Festival invites 60 artists over 5 days to show off new, weird and wonderful time-based artworks by the sea.
‘brilliant music, new ideas, artworks, writing and creative projects’ combine to create a new sort of festival.
Camden People’s Theatre’s annual festival of adventurous new performance produces some truly exciting shows every year. Our tip: Don’t be shy, challenge yourself with something different and don’t be afraid of audience participation.
Moonlight made you more ambitious with your movie choices? Well, head along to The Ritzy in Brixton for a tribal voyage to celebrate Jamaica’s sole female National Hero.
‘Short British documentary films and live autobiographical performances exploring experiential transformation.’
London is a shining light in the world of represtenting less heard voices. And there’s no time more poignant than now to have a wealth of new film talent showcasing the stories of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and non-pigeonholed others.
The revamped Garage at Highbury and Islington is aiming to revolutionise going out with an ongoing to commitment to ‘immersive’ clubbing. We’re not sure what that will mean in reality but we’re excited to see people taking a risk with their late night programme in London.
The People’s Revolt | Tower of London, Tower Hill | Monday 6th – Saturday 18th March | Times Vary | £25.50
The Tower of London is revolting. Well erm, you are revolting at the Tower of London as part of differencEngine’s new immersive experience. Those wanting escapism be warned the story is centred round a violent revolt over taxes, austerity and unstable leadership. We should feel at home then!
What shapes LGBTQ+ identities in 2017 China? Dr Trude Sundberg will share her first-hand experience of building an inclusive community for LGBTQ+ groups in China.