What To Do This Weekend 14.03.24
What To Do This Weekend 14.03.24

What To Do This Weekend 14.03.24

Looking for things to do this weekend? Look no further – from British Science Week to luxury fashion sales, our guide has options for everyone…


LoveShackFancy Sale

Boho brand and SL favourite LoveShackFancy, is a go-to for spring/summer dressing. So, fans will be pleased to hear that, starting this week, the brand is hosting an exclusive sample sale ahead of the coming season. Attendees can expect to grab discounts of up to 85% OFF ready to wear clothing, shoes and accessories. Entry is free.

St Peter's Church, Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, W11 2PN; 14th March to 16th March

Visit Chicmi.com


Romeo & Juliet

It can be hard to get your kids interested in Shakespeare, but Polka Theatre’s rendition of Romeo & Juliet aims to make it a little more palatable for younger audiences. The tragic love story of star-crossed lovers is being re-told through rap and rhythms, all in an urban and recognisable setting. Tickets start from £15, and there are relaxed and BSL interpreted performances available too.

240 The Broadway, South Wimbledon, SW19 1SB; until 14th April

Visit PolkaTheatre.com


Olivia Von Halle Archive Sale

SL favourite, Olivia Von Halle is hosting an online archive sale. Launching today, shoppers can now browse luxury silk womenswear, nightwear and accessories – all with up to 70% OFF. We’re eyeing up the feather-trimmed slippers for a bit of night-time chic. 

Visit OliviaVonHalle.com


Lio London

Formerly known as Café De Paris – which used to draw in high society guests like Princess Margaret and Grace Kelly, as well as performers David Bowie and Josephine Baker – Lio London is celebrating its first year in London as well as 100 years of parties at its iconic venue. Kicking off this Thursday and continuing throughout the weekend, it will host themed events paying homage to the splendour of the 1920s, complete with cabaret, live music and show-dining. Thursday evening starts with a champagne reception on the mezzanine, plus a blend of archival footage from the days of Café De Paris before live acts, music and a grand banquet. Tickets start from £220. 

3-4 Coventry Street, Leicester Square, W1D 6BL

Visit LioLondon.co.uk


BFI Flare Festival

The British Film Institute’s LGBTQIA+ Film Festival returns this week. Expect plenty of screenings of blockbuster favourites such as All Of Us Strangers – starring Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott – as well as more underground films, shorts and documentaries exploring sex, love, friendship, relationships and identity. Plus, there are plenty of interesting panel talks on offer, too. Can’t make it this weekend? BFI will be hosting a best of the fest screening on Sunday 24th March to give viewers a second chance.

Belvedere Road, Southbank, SE1 8XT; until 24th March

Visit WhatsOn.BFI.org.uk


Dram Bar X BAR 1661

Cocktail spot, Dram Bar, is bringing a taste of Ireland to Soho this St Patrick’s Day with a new menu crafted by the team behind award-winning Dublin-based bar, Bar 1661. The bespoke cocktail offering will include two variations of Irish Coffee, including BAR 1661’s signature serve, The Belfast Coffee. Plus, Dram is also partnering with Guinness to ensure a quintessential St. Patrick’s Day. It’s walk-ins only, so get there early to snag a spot.

7 Denmark Street, Soho, WC2H 8LZ

Visit DramBar.co.uk


Studio Fix

If you are looking for a luxe gym, Studio Fix is for you. Just off High Street Kensington, it comprises three studios that host six distinct class concepts. There’s the Lagree Megaformer – an LA favourite making its London debut – and Paola’s Body Barre, among more familiar HIIT, yoga and boxing classes. There are also specially adapted sessions for wheelchair users. Pay-as-you-go pricing starts from £25 per class, with class packs from £120, and membership packages from £220.

24a Old Court Place, Kensington, W8 4PD

Visit StudioFix.co.uk


British Science Week

It's British Science Week, and where better to embrace this year’s theme of ‘time’ than at the home of Greenwich Mean Time, The Royal Observatory? This weekend there’s a roster of workshops, events and special screenings that all the family will enjoy. Friday evening features a lecture on supermassive black holes, while Saturday and Sunday offer a drop-in session on astrophotography, along with a special screening of Back To The Future. While most of the events are free, do check the website for more information and events little ones to get involved with.

Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich, SE10 8XJ; until 17th March

Visit RMG.co.uk


The Cirkel X EVE

Combining dining and shopping, The Cirkel pop-up at Kensington eatery, EVE – launching on Saturday – will be open from 10am until late. There, attendees can peruse Cirkel’s curated second-hand collection, with incredible discounts on high-end, high-street and designer items from brands such as Ganni, Loewe and Gucci. To fuel the shopping, there will be a delicious three-course Saturday brunch, featuring shakshuka with charred avocado, cardamom pancakes with chocolate sauce and berries, with bottomless mimosas, bloody marys and prosecco all on tap. Plus, there will be a live DJ to soundtrack the morning.

202-220, Cromwell Road, Kensington, SW5 0SW; 16th-17th March

Visit EveKensington.com

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