What’s On in the City: March

Paddington in Concert
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Paddington in Concert

Get ready for everyone’s favourite marmalade lover to wreak some havoc on the big screen! Paddington in Concert will be arriving at the Royal Festival Hall for an extra special screening of the award-winning film, accompanied by the London Concert Orchestra who will be playing the Calypso-infused score live.

Royal Festival Hall Southbank Centre SE1 8XX

POP+BARK Easter Dog Cafés

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If you’re looking for something that you and your pup can enjoy this Easter, then you should definitely check out one of POP+BARK’S pop-up dog café events! This month, POP+BARK will be hopping over to the Happenstance, overlooking St Paul’s, with heaps of Easter treats that are sure to get tails wagging. These events are breed-specific and provide a super social environment for dogs to play off-lead and meet new friends. Expect lots of games, plenty of puppaccinos and even a visit from the Easter Bunny! Dog owners and dog lovers are all welcome and tickets must be booked in advance.

The Happenstance EC4M 7DX

Cinnamon Kitchen City

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Returning to Cinnamon Kitchen City for a week and a half of unadulterated paint-throwing fun is Executive Chef Vivek Singh’s iconic #HouseofHoli pop-up. Celebrate the festival of colour, love and positivity from 15th – 25th March with a host of fun festivities, including a Holi paint pod with a 30-minute rainbow fight, a nine-dish Indian sharing feast and an exclusive Holi supper club on the 20th March.

9 Devonshire Square EC2M 4YL

Fashion City at Museum of London Docklands

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Learn all about how London became the fashion capital of the world at the height of the swinging sixties! This exhibition focuses on the contributions of Jewish designers who stitched their way to fame and made clothes for icons such as David Bowie and Mick Jagger.

Museum of London Docklands E14 4AL

St Patrick’s Day at Leadenhall Market

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The Lamb Tavern at Leadenhall will be hosting a weekend of extra special St Patrick’s Day celebrations. From Thursday March 14 to Sunday March 17, you can head over and indulge in some traditional Irish stew and soda bread, and of course expect the Guinness to be flowing! There will also be an outdoor bar area available, and if you’re a fan of baby Guinness, the market’s newest pub, the Golden Goose are offering 2 for £10!

Leadenhall Market EC3V 1LT

Easter at SEA LIFE London

At the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, you can step into Seahorse Hotel for an egg-citing adventure and learn all about these incredible animals! Through a whole host of puzzles and challenges, you can find out how to help keep seahorses safe in their ocean habitats.

SEA LIFE London Aquarium SE1 7PB

London’s Places by Akesi Martinez

At the Barbican Library, you can find a colourful exhibition that captures moments in London in all of their uniqueness and vibrancy. Akesi Martinez is an illustrator who explores the relationships between narrative and movement through colours and textures.

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS

Leadenhall Market’s Great Goose Chase

This Easter, Leadenhall Market’s Great Goose Chase returns. The annual event will see teams challenged to compete a range of hair-raising challenges in and around the market, from recreating film scenes to leading dance routines.

A top prize of £500 Leadenhall spending money, plus the legendary Golden Egg trophy is up for grabs from the team who completes the most tasks within the month-long competition.

Sign-ups open on 25th March and tasks will go live 8am on 1st April with submissions closing on 30th April at 10pm.

Leadenhall Market Gracechurch Street EC3V 1LT

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