London is one of the most wonderful cities in the world, and March’s list of upcoming events promises to provide a month brimming with excitement. If you’re looking for a weekend or a week away, then head to London; you can experience art, culture, science, history and more within this bustling metropolis. So, if you’re looking to visit London here are a few of the many events that you can look forward to this March.
Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday) – 04/03/2014
In London, Pancake Day is more than a day to indulge in everyone’s favourite flat food; here you can experience the excitement of the Pancake Day races that have become a tradition in London. Participants have to try to flip pancakes in a pan whilst completing the course (usually for charity). It is fantastic to be a part of, and extremely fun to watch!
Ideal Home Show – 14/03/2014
The Ideal Home Show is a place where you can dream of the finer things in life. It is a favourite place to visit for homeowners all across the country and has been going for over 100 years. Interior design and decor experts can provide you with advice on how to make your home look sensational. Even if you can’t afford anything, it is a great day out where you can let your imagination run wild.
St Patricks Day – 17/03/2014
The St Patricks Day festival (16th March) and parade (17th March) that takes place in Trafalgar Square and throughout London is incredible. You will see marching bands, floats, street theatre and more; so it is certainly an experience that you won’t forget in a hurry. Anyone of any age can enjoy the festivities where all 32 Irish counties are represented – plus it’s free!
The Head of the River Race – 29/03/2014
For sports enthusiasts, or those who want to experience something entirely traditional, there is the Head of the River Race that takes place from Mortlake to Putney. Hundreds of boats head to this event to take part in this incredible, invigorating race. The race started in 1926, and is a truly unforgettable experience.
So, if you’re looking for the perfect getaway this March, then head to London. For fantastic Kings Cross hotels, look no further than Swinton Hotel; with our central location, along with a comfortable and classy interior, you are guaranteed a wonderful stay in England’s fabulous capital city. To make an enquiry or to place a booking, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.