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What’s On In London This Weekend: 4.3.2016 – 6.3.2016
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What’s On In London This Weekend: 4.3.2016 – 6.3.2016

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Updated: 15 November 2016
March is finally here, and for those who follow the meteorological spring dates: hello spring. Welcome to all the flowers that are starting to bloom. The beginning of spring hasn’t seen the brightest days, unfortunately… but with Mother’s Day happening this Sunday, whether you’re celebrating or not, there are plenty events to help you push away the cold weather blues and spoil your loved ones (or just yourself!).

 


FRIDAY


 

MUSIC   |   UK Debut Of National Folk Orchestra Of Ireland

The National Folk Orchestra of Ireland makes its way to London, and the performance is guaranteed to be moving, showcasing the best of traditional Irish music.

Courtesy of National Folk Orchestra of Ireland

Courtesy of National Folk Orchestra of Ireland

 

DRINKS   |   Up In The Sky With Stars Of Bars At Shangri-La’s GŌNG

Float away to cloud nine, or simply enjoy the view and stars in the sky, as one of the most sought after bartenders mixes sensational flavours for you on Level 52 of The Shard.

Famous Bartender, Zdenek Kastanek | Courtesy of Zdenek Kastanek

Famous Bartender, Zdenek Kastanek | Courtesy of Zdenek Kastanek

 

DANCE   |   Discover The Classic Dance, The Immortal Tango

The intoxicating mix of Argentinian and vintage Hollywood are brought together as the exclusive premier of Germán Cornejo’s Immortal Tango makes it’s way to the stages.

Immortal Tango | © Gustavo Piola

Immortal Tango | © Gustavo Piola

 

 


SATURDAY


 

COMEDY   |   This Is Shakespeare – As You Like It

This is your last chance to witness Shakespeare’s comedy about love and change at the National Theatre; it’s a whole new perspective on love from one of the greats.

A scene from As You Like It, foreground Paul Chahidi (Jaques) | © Johan Persson

A scene from As You Like It, foreground Paul Chahidi (Jaques) | © Johan Persson

 

FOOD   |   Urban Food Festival, A Hippy Hipster’s Market

Hungry? Not sure where to go? London-themed street food and cocktails are making their way to Shoreditch as the hippy fun of the Urban Food Festival fills the streets.

Pizza Monster Truck | Courtesy of Urban Food Festival

Pizza Monster Truck | Courtesy of Urban Food Festival

 

OTHER   |  Super-Sized Adult Bouncy Castle, Bouncingham Castle

Let go of all your responsibilities, every argument, every tear, everything, and become a kid once again. An adults-only super-sized bouncy castle is calling your name over at South Bank!

Bouncingham Castle Candy Crush | © Michael Leckie

Bouncingham Castle Candy Crush | © Michael Leckie

 

PHOTOGRAPHY   |   London Fashion Show: 60 Years Of Fashion Photography

So much has happened in the fashion industry over the last 60 years, but have you ever wondered what all of it would look like side by side? From silhouettes to nudes, fashion photography has it all.

Kate Moss photographed in London on the 6th of May 1988, in David Hockney’s Mercedes Benz 280 Se Cabriolet | © Tony McGee

Kate Moss photographed in London on the 6th of May 1988, in David Hockney’s Mercedes Benz 280 Se Cabriolet | © Tony McGee

 

 


SUNDAY


 

FOOD   |   Dine In A Drug Store With Damien Hirst’s ‘Pharmacy 2’

Check out Damien Hirst and Mark Hix’s weird and wonderful combination of art and food — doctor’s orders!

Pharmacy 2 interior Prudence Cuming Associates | © 2H Restaurant Ltd

Pharmacy 2 interior Prudence Cuming Associates | © 2H Restaurant Ltd

 

EXHIBITION   |   I Am The Greatest: Muhammad Ali

In 1964, Muhammad Ali proclaimed ‘I Am The Greatest’ in reference to his three heavyweight championships, but that is only part of his journey.

Courtesy of the O2

Courtesy of the O2

 

ART   |   Women In Focus: All About My Mother

Mum’s the word at the Royal Academy of Arts this weekend; why not take yours to this special exhibition for Mother’s Day?

Christina Wieser - untitled | Courtesy of Royal Academy of Arts

Christina Wieser – untitled | Courtesy of Royal Academy of Arts

 

 


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