Epic things to do in the City of London in March 2023

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Celebrate Holi at Cinnamon Kitchen

The City of London is unfurling into a beautiful spring. Looking for the best things to do in the City of London in March 2023? We’ve got you covered with this epic list.

From an exhibition of mega proportions to unbeatable food – plus some unforgettable performances – you’re going to want to get out into the square mile this March.

And if you’re looking for things to do this St. Paddy’s Day, look no further than some of the very best pubs in the City of London. Put on your best green garbs and get ready for one epic night.

Celebrate Holi at Cinnamon Kitchen

Head to Devonshire Square between 7-12 March to celebrate Holi with Cinnamon Kitchen. From a paint pod where you can shower your family and friends in colour, to cooking classes and supper-clubs, you can celebrate Holi in style this March. The paint pod goes from 7-12 March and costs £25 per person. The supper club is happening on 7 March and costs £70 per person with five courses of South Asian delights. You can also go for a cooking masterclass with Vivek Singh on 11 March for £250 per person.

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The Big City Exhibition

Guildhall Art Gallery has a new exhibition open now, showcasing the mega talent of 19 artists’ large-scale works. This is the most extensive collection of large-scale London paintings in the world and includes some works that aren’t usually available to the public. The heart of the exhibition is a series of ambitious pieces by David Hepher. You can also expect to see massive works by John Bartlett, Frank O. Salisbury and Terence Cuneo that have never been displayed together before. The exhibition goes until 23 April and admission is pay what you can.

Basinghall St. EC2V 5AE
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Broken Cord performance at Sadler’s Wells

Broken Chord moves between concert, dance and performance, telling the story of the first African choir to perform in the UK and USA. The performance features four soloists and a vocal ensemble and tells the story of a South African-based chorus as they struggle against racism and the constraints of the white gaze on tour in the late 19th century. The performance is on from 17-19 March and tickets start at £15.

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Southbank Centre Food Market

Street food, drinks and shopping – what more could you ask for? The Southbank Centre Food Market is running until 26 March. It’s free to enter and has loads of vendors to choose from. Bundle up and wander through the different stalls, discovering treasures as you go. Ready, set, eat!

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Ronan Keating at the Royal Albert Hall

Fans of the orchestra, listen up. Ronan Keating is coming to the Royal Albert Hall in March 2023 with a 65-piece orchestra. The performance will present his greatest hits in unprecedented orchestral splendour, featuring When You Say Nothing at All, Life is a Rollercoaster, Lovin‘ Each Day, The Long Goodbye and more. That’s music to our ears.

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The best pubs in the City for celebrating St. Paddy’s Day

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Feeney’s Irish Pub

Nothing says St. Paddy’s Day like an Irish Pub, which is why Feeney’s Irish Pub makes it to the top of our list for things to do in the City of London in March. Ready for some good craic and all the comforts of a homey Irish joint? Feeney’s operates on a first come first serve basis, so be sure to get there early.

48 Mark Ln EC3R 7QH
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Merchant House

Looking for a cool basement bar this St. Paddy’s Day? Merchant House is a traditional gin and rum bar with loads of classic cocktails to enjoy. You can also check out the smallest bar in London tucked away in another room, which can be hired for small groups. Sounds like a unique St. Paddy’s Day plan.

13 Well Court EC4M 9DN
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The Lamb Tavern

The Lamb Tavern is one of the oldest pubs in the city of London making it a traditional place to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day. Sprawled over three floors and located in the heart of Leadenhall Market, this pub is always a popular after-work spot. Grab a pint and pull up a comfy stool at this favourite spot.

10-12 Leadenhall Market EC3V 1LR

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