march things to do in london

Things To Do in London in March 2016

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The spring is here & our things to do in London in March are sure to make your bulbs bloom!

This month’s top picks include horse dancing, a Taiwanese street market, Shakespearean Bingo & many more…

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Festivals

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convergence | 10-20 March | Various Locations & Prices

A festival fusing music, art and technology with top pioneers Of Montreal (pictured above), The Correspondents & Lamb.

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Much Ado About Bingo at Shakespeare Weekender | Sat 5 & Sun 6 March| Barbican | Free

A Bard weekend bonanza featuring Boogaloo Stu’s 70s TV cringe master general presenting a sensationally silly musical bingo party. All for free!

Plus if while you’re at the Barbican why not have a burger feast with Hydrocracker’s Shakespeare a la Carte, a live performance & dining experience not to be missed.

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Wo! Show & Tell | 14-19 March | Hackney Showroom, Hackney Downs | Various Prices

A dynamite week of theatre, comedy, spoken word and film exploring women’s voices. Highlights for us include:

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Theatre & Shows

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Eastern European for Dummies | Fri 18 March | 4.30pm & 7.30pm | Rich Mix, Shoreditch | £8/6/5

Bojana Jankovic and Dana Olarescu open up the immigration debate & scrap some stereotypes behind all the scandalous headlines.

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Golgota by Bartabas & Andrés Marín | 14-21 March | Sadler’s Wells | From £12

Four horses perform live on stage in this Spanish spectacle of art, music & flamenco dance.

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Nando Messias: A Sissy’s Progress | 17-18 March | Toynbee Hall, Aldgate East | £10/8

After being beaten up in a homophobic attack Nando Messias is reclaiming the streets in this defiant walking performance with a live brass band.

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Theseus Beefcake by Panic Lab | Weds 9-Fri 11 March | The Albany, Deptford | £12/10

Joseph Mercier and Jordan Lennie create a duet performance oozing with testosterone. The macho romp is a collision of mixed martial arts, death metal, American frat culture, rodeos, pornography and Greek mythology.

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Comedy & Cabaret

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Lady Rizo: Multiplied | Mon 7-Sat 26 March | Soho Theatre | £15-25

Chanteuse & new mother Lady Rizo explores how fecundity and parenthood fit with the revelry of showbiz with her sassy pop versions of classics and LR originals.

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Spencer Jones is the Herbert in Proper Job | Tue 8 – Sat 19 Mar | 7.30pm | £12.50/10

Slapstick king of mime Spencer Jones is ripping up the comedy rule book. Catch him before he goes interstellar!

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If You Kiss Me Kiss Me | 10 March-16 March | Young Vic, Waterloo | From £10

Jane Horrocks channels the music of The Smiths, Joy Division, New Order, The Human League, The Buzzcocks, Soft Cell and more in this part gig, part dance show.

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Film & Music

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BFI Flare | 16-27 March | BFI Southbank | Various Prices & Times

A celebration of the best new and classic LGBT films from around the world.

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Hail, Caesar! | Fri 4 March | In Cinemas All Over London

An old-fashioned comedy romp from the Coen Brothers.

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SOAS Free Film Festival | 7-12 March | SOAS, Russell Square | Free

The first student run outing from the free film festival movement includes some true undiscovered classics like Fan Popo’s documentaries from China (pictured).

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Yo Sissy! | Sat 19 March | Doors 5pm | The Glory, Haggerston | £10/7

Berlin comes to London with this queer music festival packed with live performances & DJs.

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Markets & Sales

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The Sample Sale | 4-6 March | Victoria House, Holborn | £5

Snap up some bargain design pieces including prototypes, ex display & overstocks in this killer sale.

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Taiwanese Street Food & Night Market | 11-13 March | Dumpling Heart, Shoreditch | Free Entry

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Tottenham Green Market | Sundays from 13 March | Town Hall Approach Road Tottenham | Free Entry

North London’s top street food & eclectic market is back for 2016 with some delicious treats. Stalls featured include Mexican tacos & wraps from Pink Cactus, Mauritian dishes from House of Dodo, Venezuelan Arepas from Guasaccaca, dreamy Indian inspired Street food from Social Enterprise DEVIS & Posh Chips from Poptata.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]wasted chic

Wasted Chic | Sat 5 March | McQueen, Shoreditch | Free Entry

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Did we forget anything for our top things to do in London in March?

Leave a comment below with your thoughts…

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About 

I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.