6 Wonderful Things To Do In London This Weekend (15-17 March 2019)

From a kaleidoscopic new exhibition to St Patrick's Day celebrations, there's plenty to keep you entertained this weekend in London

What's on in London this weekend (15-17 March 2019)

Kaleidoscope at Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea (all weekend)

Step inside the UK's largest kaleidoscope this weekend at Saatchi Gallery on Duke of York Square. The immersive exhibition, which explores the distortion of human perception, centres on London-based artist Laura Buckley’s large-scale kaleidoscope, made up of mirrored walls and moving imagery. It is complementing work from eight international artists including arresting sculptures by Mia Feuer and turbulent seascapes by Whitney Bedford. 

Date: 15 March-5 May Time: 10am-6pm Price: Free Location: Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, Chelsea, SW3 4RY Closest Station: Sloane Square

Website: saatchigallery.com

The Other Art Fair at Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch (all weekend)

The Other Art Fair returns this weekend to celebrate emerging talent from across the globe. The four-day festival, taking place at the Old Truman Brewery, allows guests to snap up works by 140 budding creatives from London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Sydney and Melbourne. Each artist has created works inspired by the fair’s timely theme of sustainability.

Date: 15-17 March Time: Varies Price: £11 Location: Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 6QR Closest Station: Shoreditch High Street

Website: theotherartfair.com

Let’s Face The Music at Royal Albert Hall, Kensington (Sunday)

Singalong this Sunday afternoon to hits from Westside Story, My Fair Lady and The Wizard of Oz. Performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the afternoon performance is a nostalgic celebration of the golden age of Hollywood’s musical theatre, featuring timely classics by Rodgers & Hammerstein, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein and more.

Date: 17 March Time: 2.30pm Price: From £19.95 Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, Kensington, SW7 2AP Closest Station: South Kensington 

Website: royalalberthall.com

Piglet Pop-Up Boutique, Notting Hill (all weekend)

Piglet, purveyor of the finest stonewash linen, has opened a pop-up boutique on Ledbury Road in Notting Hill. Alongside browsing super-soft sleepwear and bed linen by the luxury lifestyle brand, guests can enjoy an eclectic programme of yoga, meditation and life drawing workshops.

Date: 16 March - 7 April 2019 Price: Free Location: 79-81 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London W11 2AG Closest Station: Notting Hill

Website: pigletinbed.com; view the events calendar here

St Patrick’s Day, throughout London (Sunday)

Celebrate all things Irish this Sunday, in celebration of St Patrick’s Day. Brigadiers, the Indian restaurant and sports bar in the city, is partnering with Guinness for a weekend of Irish bites, live music and free-flowing Guinness beer. Meanwhile, the velvet-clad Baptist Bar at L'Oscar in Holborn is celebrating with two specially-curated cocktails: Drowning the Shamrock and The Leprechaun Brew. 

Date: 17 March

Five Feet Apart opens at the cinema, throughout London (all weekend)

Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson star in this anticipated film, based on Rachael Lippincott's bestselling novel of the same name. The romantic drama follows two teens with cystic fibrosis, Stella (Richardson) and Will (Sprouse), who fall in love during treatment. With constant restrictions and rules however, the two struggle as their connection - and illness - intensifies. Take tissues. 

Date: From 15 March Website: fivefeetapartfilm.com

 

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