Calligraphy at Carousel, Marylebone
Carousel in Marylebone is marking Mother’s Day with a weekend of special events. On Saturday 30 March, learn the art of modern calligraphy with Alice Gabb. The hands-on beginner’s workshop will introduce you to the basics of calligraphy, from nib-knowledge to technique, and can be followed by lunch in the Carousel restaurant. In the evening, there is a Japanese miso masterclass hosted by globally-renowned chef, Nanvy Singleton Hachisu.
Date: Saturday 30 March Time: Varies Price: calligraphy workshop from £55 (£75 including lunch) £95 for the miso masterclass Location: Carousel, 71 Blandford Street, Marylebone W1U 8AB Closest Station: Bond Street/Baker Street
Flower Arranging at Montagu Kitchen at Hyatt Regency London The Churchill, Marylebone
The Montagu Kitchen, within Hyatt Regency London, is hosting a special brunch in collaboration with florist Juliet Glaves. The usual fare of whistable oysters, rustic salads and generous cheeseboards will be accompanied by free-flowing champagne and a floral demonstration by green-fingered Graves. Every mum will get to take home a bespoke bouquet.
Date: Sunday 31 March Time: Varies Price: £95 for bottomless champagne and house wine; £70 excluding alcohol Location: 30 Portman Square, Marylebone W1H 7BH Closest Station: Bond Street/Baker Street Website: themontagurestaurant.co.uk
Duck & Dry Blow Dry Brunch, Chelsea & Soho
For the ultimate mother-and-daughter pampering experience, head to Duck & Dry for a bouncy blow dry, followed by brunch at Farm Girl Cafe, where you can show off your coiffure while enjoying the likes of buckwheat pancakes, hearty Farm Bowl salads and signature rose lattes, infused with pretty petals.
Time: Varies Price: £40 Location: Chelsea and Soho outposts Closest Station: Various Website: duckanddry.com
Pastry-making at Devonshire Club, Liverpool Street
Devonshire Club in the City is celebrating Mothering Sunday with a patisserie workshop, led by chef Adam Gray. Following the sugar-coated class, guests can sit down to a delectable lunch spread, accompanied by a live harpist and the option of bottomless pink gin cocktails.
Date: Sunday 31 March Time: 11.30am-4pm Price: the patisserie class is complimentary when you book a table in the restaurant Location: 5 Devonshire Square EC2M 4YD Closest Station: Liverpool Street Website: devonshireclub.com
Asma Khan at Wild by Tart, Victoria
Wild by Tart, the new venture from Tart London within the newly developed Eccleston Yards in Belgravia, is partnering with chef and restauranteur Asma Khan on a special Mother’s Day dining experience. Traditional Indian dishes, set to appear on Netflix’s Chef’s Table will be served alongside brunch options with an Indian twist. Guests will eat ‘family style’ at lively long dining tables, within the chic, lofty surrounds of the main restaurant.
Date: Sunday 31 March Time: 12-4pm Price: £45 Location: Eccleston Yards, Eccleston Place, SW1W 9AZ Closest Station: Victoria Website: designmynight.com