What To Do This Weekend 07.03.24
What To Do This Weekend 07.03.24

What To Do This Weekend 07.03.24

Looking for things to do this weekend? Look no further – from Mother’s Day celebrations to foodie exclusives, our guide has options for everyone…


Art On A Postcard Auction

Back for its fifth annual International Women’s Day auction, Art On A Postcard has enlisted the help of eight female curators to put together this year’s selection of pieces. Bidders can now compete for limited-edition postcard-sized prints – all contemporary, cool and packed with personality. Bidding will finish on 12th March, and all proceeds will go to the Hepatitis C Trust, specifically supporting the work it does with women affected by the criminal justice system. Simply create an account to join the auction, and enquire online about the pieces that catch your eye.

Visit ArtOnAPostcard.com


Mother’s Day Bouquet Masterclass

Fancy treating your mum to something a bit special this Mother’s Day? Petersham Nurseries is hosting a floral workshop at its Covent Garden venue, where guests can learn how to create arrangements using seasonal British flowers and foraged greenery. Along with your very own bouquet to take home, there will be light refreshments served throughout the day. Tickets are £95.

31 King Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9DS

Visit SevenRooms.com


Treehouse Hotel London x Whittard x Alex Monroe

Enjoy some quality time with your mum this Saturday at Treehouse Hotel. To celebrate the Mother’s Day weekend, it’s worked with heritage tea company Whittard of Chelsea and nature-inspired luxury handmade jewellery brand Alex Monroe on a breakfast and tea tasting. Hosted at The Nest – Treehouse Hotel’s rooftop bar with views of London’s skyline – guests will start with a selection of pastries, sandwiches, fresh juice and glasses of fizz. Then there’s a talk from Alex and a tea tasting led by Whittard, before guests go home with a goody bag. Tickets cost £30 per person.

14-15 Langham Place, Marylebone, W1B 2QS

Visit DesignMyNight.com


Pophams Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns are one of the highlights of the run up to Easter, and this year the much-loved croissant hot cross bun is back at Pophams Bakery. Surplus mincemeat from mince pies is used to create a bun full of raisins, currents, sultanas, candied peel, apple and cinnamon, and brushed with a citrus, maple and cardamom glaze. The buns will be served at all three Pophams bakeries and made available for delivery across the capital from 11th March to 7th April.

Multiple locations

Visit PophamsBakery.com


The Boreka Next Door With Sabrina Ghayour

In the second instalment of ‘The Boreka Next Door’ – a series which sees guest chefs reinvent the boreka – chef and food writer Sabrina Ghayour will be taking to the kitchen. Off the back of her highly successful Middle Eastern cookbook Persiana, Sabrina and the team at the Covent Garden hotspot will be cooking up dishes inspired by Sabrina’s Chicken Bastilla – a Moroccan pie made with flaky pastry and filled with tender chicken, studded with fruits and nuts. Available throughout March.

16A Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, WC2H 9DP

Visit TheBarbaryNextDoor.co.uk


Futuretense X Dialled In: Aayushi + Golden Roots

As part of Southbank Centre’s Futuretense series – which highlights the best new British and international music – a double bill this Thursday will showcase modern South Asian musicianship. Folk singer-songwriter Aayushi – who has been featured on Spotify’s ‘Most Beautiful Songs’ playlist – and Punjabi storyteller Golden Roots are among the line-up.

Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1 8XX

Visit SouthbankCentre.co.uk



Oranj, Shoreditch’s favourite natural wine bar, is known for bringing in the best culinary talent for one-off pop-ups. Running all month, the neighbourhood spot will host an exclusive residency by ex-Bubala chef Helen Graham – who’s renowned for her vegetarian cuisine. Bringing her flavourful dishes to Oranj, Helen will craft a personal menu that draws on her background in Middle Eastern cooking and Ashkenazi roots.

14 Bacon Street, Shoreditch, E1 6LF; until 30th March

Visit Oranj.co.uk



Swiss-founded luxury services company Wheely has partnered with SL favourite, FLOWERBX, to make Mother’s Day that bit more special. Made up of ivory roses, ranunculi, anemones and oxypetalum, a specially designed bouquet is available to order on the Wheely app – chauffeur-delivered – in time for Sunday. Each bouquet costs £250, with £30 from each sale going to national women’s health charity Lady Garden Foundation. Available for delivery on the 8th and 10th March.

London delivery only

Visit Wheely.com


The Zen Project

Starting this week, The Zen Project has partnered with King’s Cross to put on 12 days of wellbeing events and offer mental health support out of a repurposed American school bus, which has been transformed into a mobile ‘zen den’. Activities are designed for everybody, and include meditations, sound baths, yoga and breathwork. Running until the 17th, this run is part of the three-month Mind Your Brain campaign at King’s Cross, featuring a roster of wellbeing events that are all about maintaining a happy and healthy brain. Reserve your free spot below. 

Lewis Cubitt Square, 11 Stable St, Kings Cross, N1C 4DR; until 17th March

Visit KingsCross.co.uk


Battersea Affordable Art Fair

If Frieze is a bit out of your price range, the Affordable Art Fair is taking over Battersea Park for four days to showcase a hand-picked selection of contemporary artwork. There, you’ll be able to browse original pieces and prints starting from just £50. Once you’re done perusing, there are bars, cafés and food trucks to get stuck into, as well as Art After Dark Lates and Family Hour on the weekend.

Evolution, Battersea Park Rd, Queenstown Road, Battersea, SW11 4NJ; 6th-10th March

Visit AffordableArtFair.com


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