Our guide to the best things going on in London this March 2020 from major celebrations to exciting new musicals, international sport, unique festivals and more. Highlights of events taking place in London this March 2020 include St Patrick’s Day celebrations, a major Gauguin exhibition opening at the Royal Academy of Arts, the Oxford and Cambridge boat race and more!
Events on in London, March 2020
8-13 March: London Design Week returns to Chelsea Harbour, with collections from over 600 international brands
From 4-28 March: Corpse! is a comedy thriller by Gerald Moon on show at Park Theatre. The play has had successful runs in the West End, on Broadway, and worldwide
From 5 March: On Blueberry Hill is an award-winning play on for just 8 weeks at Trafalgar Studios. It’s written by Sebastian Barry, one of Ireland’s greatest living writers and the current Laureate of Irish Fiction. It follows sell-out performances in New York and Dublin.
From 5 March: Blithe Spirit is a comedy starring Jennifer Saunders, one of the UK’s most popular comic actresses. It’s on show at Duke of York Theatre for 6 weeks only
From 6 March: City of Angels is an award-winning musical that will run at the Garrick Theatre until September 2020. A Hollywood musical starring Rosalie Craig, Nicola Roberts and Vanessa Williams
7-8 March: the final ever performances of the Richard Alston Dance Company, in a programme of new works and extraordinary music. On show at Sadler’s Wells for 2 nights only.
From 10 March: One Jewish Boy is a provocative play by Stephen Laughton written as an urgent response to the rise in anti-Semitism.
From 11 March: Chekhov’s The Seagull is on show for almost 12 weeks at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
Opening 4 March: Tate Britain presents British Baroque, presenting the connection between art and power during the late 17th Century
Opening 12 March: A major Andy Warhol Exhibition takes place at the Tate Modern showcasing famous works from the Warhol collection including pop images of Marilyn Monroe, Coca-Cola and Campbell’s Soup Cans
Opening 16 March: The National Gallery presents Titian, showcasing a group of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses. The exhibition ends in June
Opening 29 March: The Royal Academy of Arts presents a major exhibition focusing on Gauguin and the Impressionists, with over 60 works on display by impressionist artists