20 Things To Do In March

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From Bud to Blosson

As we wave goodbye to winter, put a spring in your step with help from our top 20 things to do in and around London in March.

Guided by Fulham Palace’s gardeners, green-fingered tots can learn how to create a beautiful garden and tend to produce at family day From Bud to Blossom.

Visit new exhibition Becoming Anne at Hever Castle, Anne Boleyn’s childhood home, which chronicles her youth, home education and marriage to Henry VIII.

Sing, play and create at the National Army Museum’s Tiny Troopers music sessions for toddlers.

Margo and Mr Whatsit at the Half Moon Theatre is an interactive make-believe tale where the real and imaginary collide. 

See the very best in Nordic family theatre at the Nordic Exposure festival, from magic shows to acrobatics and even a trip to Moominvalley. 

Nurture your little one’s love for books and boost their development at the Natural History Museum’s sensory storytelling sessions Adventure Babies.

Expect thrilling action and chilling supernatural moments at The Globe’s latest production of Macbeth, which has been adapted for young people. 

Try your hand at the art form of rangoli, a Hindu folk art tradition of creating colourful floor designs using rice, sand and flowers, at Southbank’s Rangoli Workshop.

Discover the incredible life of dancer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker, in a show that features Charleston dancing and a Harlem Renaissance-inspired score. (Josephine is showing at Polka Theatre and Half Moon this month).

Take a stroll along the Thames with a photographic artist, snap some pictures and then head back to Orleans House Gallery to create hand-textured images at Let’s Get Creative.

Inspired by the rule-breaking first ever computer programmer Ada Lovelace, join artist Merlin Evans for collage workshop Artists Break Rules at Gunnersbury Park Museum.

Celebrate World Book Day at RIBA‘s Architecture Book Day, with a day of reading, writing and building activities inspired by children’s architecture books.

And carry on the reading festivities at Camden Market’s World Book Day, a family festival of creative events, free activities and storytelling performances.

Take a tap dancing trip to the moon with puppet show Messy, a relaxed visual production which follows messy Daisy’s big weekend adventure.

Celebrate International Women’s Day and create spray stencil Slogan T-shirts at the Sir John Soane’s Museum.

Starring a hedgehog and a tortoise, heartwarming puppet show The Hug at the Lyric Hammersmith is all about a quest for a very special cuddle. 

Catch Little Angel Theatre’s musical adaptation of the The Smartest Giant in Town at Blackheath Halls, as the smash hit show heads on tour.

Explore objects from Westminster Abbey’s collection that date back hundreds of years and solve a medieval mystery with family activity Object Handling.

Introducing children to the world of classical music with the Royal Albert Hall’s Classical for Kids chamber concert.

Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend at Hever Castle, enjoy the stunning gardens and take part in free children’s craft workshops. You can also book an afternoon tea for an extra treat.

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