What’s on in London for March 2017

This month features St Davids Day,St Patricks Day and Mothers Day. So you may want some ideas of what is on in London for the month with live music and Theatre.

Listed below are our recommendations for London’s best 10 things to go and see.

If you require tickets for any of the theatre or music events then contact Harmony cars, they can often provide tickets when other sources seem to have dried up.

To contact Harmony cars you can phone them on 07976 374498 or email them on info@harmony-airport-transfers.com       Harmony cars can also supply chauffeur cars to take you to any of the mentioned events, or if you need, transport to London Airports or any other transport needs you may have.

No 1. 1st March 2017 “St David’s Day”

Look out for choral celebrations, Welsh food festivals and special Welsh restaurant menus to mark St David’s Day in London – Dydd gwyl dewi hapus!

St David is the patron saint of Wales and on 1st March, London hosts special Welsh festivities to celebrate Wales’ national day.

No 2. 1st March to 3rd June 2017 “The Miser” at Garrick Theatre

See Griff Rhys Jones return to the stage in Molière’s classic comedy, The Miser.

Wealthy Harpagon (played by Jones) will stop at nothing to protect his money, even from his own children. With his paranoia reaching fever pitch, he comes up with an idea to set up his children with moneyed suitors. But not everything goes according to plan – when everything is revealed, will Harpagon choose money or family?

Sean Foley and Phil Porter’s adaptation of Molière’s hysterical masterpiece also stars much-loved British comedians Matthew Horne and Lee Mack, who makes his West End debut. The play was first performed in 1668 and has since been put on in Broadway, as well as being adapted into a Bollywood film. Tickets: from £15

No. 3. 4th March to 30th September 2017 “An American in Paris” at Dominion Theatre

Fall in love with An American in Paris, as the magnificent musical bursts onto the stage at the Dominion Theatre following a multi-award winning run on Broadway.

Prepare to be charmed by a stunning tale of hope and romance in a city battling the aftermath of war. While striving to make it as a painter in 1940s Paris, soldier Jerry Mulligan meets the beautiful dancer Lise who opens his eyes to a world of art, friendship and love.

Adapted by acclaimed director Christopher Wheeldon and writer Craig Lucas, this smash-hit production has dazzled audiences in New York and Paris since 2014. It also features a soundtrack of George and Ira Gershwin’s greatest tunes from They Can’t Take That Away From Me to ‘S Wonderful, and is paired with a score of George Gershwin’s iconic compositions. Tickets: From £18.99

No.4.   13th to 19th March 2017 “London Beer Week”

Celebrate all things beer, lager, ale and cider with London Beer Week (LBW) at the Oval Space and in bars and breweries across London.

Organised by the same team behind London Cocktail Week and London Wine Week, this annual festival sees some of London’s top brewers and beer enthusiasts come together to celebrate the best of the city’s beer scene.

Visit The Beer Edit, the hub of the festival located in East London’s Oval Space, between 16 and 18 March, for music, food and, of course, plenty of pop-up bars. Enjoy drinks from some well-known names such as Sharp’s Brewery and the Guinness Open Gate Brewery, and discover up-and-coming beer brands, all at special prices.

Then head out into the city for a brewery and taproom tour, which includes a beer at each venue and a rickshaw ride between locations. Tickets: £10

No.5. 17th to 19th March 2017 “St Patrick’s Day in London”

Join in the lively Irish celebrations with St Patrick’s Day events and activities in London.

Every 17th March, Ireland celebrates one of its patron saints, St Patrick, with a national holiday and a traditional feast. While St Patrick’s Day is not a public holiday in the rest of the UK, London hosts fun and spectacular events every year to mark the day, usually on the weekend closest to 17th March.

In 2017, the official three-day celebration in London begins on 17th March, and culminates in the annual St Patrick’s Day parade in Central London and Trafalgar Square festivities on 19th March. Check the local media nearer the time for more details on the 2017 St Patrick’s Day Parade in London and St Patrick’s Day Festival in Trafalgar Square.

St Patrick’s Day Parade in London

Be amazed by flamboyant pageantry, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the UK, sports clubs and Irish dancing schools in the annual London St Patrick’s Day Parade. The procession makes its way down Piccadilly, on a 1.5-mile (2.4km) route, passing some of London’s most iconic landmarks, including The Ritz, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and onto Whitehall. 19th March.

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated across the capital, with parties in many of London’s Irish pubs and bars. Expect green decor, traditional Irish drinks and lots of fun! You might also find a special menu or two at London’s restaurants.

No.6.   20th March to 22nd July 2017 “42nd Street” at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Watch a glittering cast take to the West End stage in Mark Bramble’s new production of 42nd Street. Multi-million record selling artist Sheena Easton is joined by Tom Lister and Clare Halse in an all-singing, all-dancing performance of the iconic show.

Follow small-town girl Peggy Sawyer as she encounters fame in the Big Apple and tap along to the show’s legendary soundtrack, including ‘We’re In The Money’ and ‘I Only Have Eyes For You’. Tickets: From £15

No.7.   25th to 26th March 2017 “Following my Intuition-Craig David” at O2 centre

Tickets: From £53

No.8. 26th March 2017 “Mother’s Day”

Say thank you to your mum with an unforgettable Mother’s Day in London. Find the best Mother’s Day London ideas; whether you’re looking for Mothers’ Day lunch in London, Mother’s Day afternoon tea or a day’s pampering at a London spa – there are plenty of things to do with mum in London. If you’re looking for Mother’s Day gifts, why not treat her to a beautiful bunch of flowers or book her a ticket to a top West End show, or take her to a top London restaurant.

No.9.   30th March to 1st April 2017 “Olly Murs” at The O2

The X Factor finalist and TV presenter promotes the single You Don’t Know Love and gyrates through his hits including some of his UK number ones. Tickets: From £30.

No.10.   31st March 2017 “Jamiroquai” at Roundhouse

Funk and acid jazz outfit, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, perform works from their new album, Automation. Tickets: From £55.

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