From a supper club to a female-centric festival, here’s how to fill your diary this month
Words Aisha Nozari
Botanical Bundle Dyeing
A Sunday to dye for: ditch brunch plans and give Ace’s bundle dyeing workshop a whirl. Attendees can expect to create stunning textile prints infused with herbal healing qualities and sift through artisan prints, ceramics and embroidery, each wielding the soul of their maker.
Ace Hotel, Sunday 5th March 2017, £65
Kehlani at KOKO
Yet to hear of this 21-year-old Californian? Do brush up. With her new allbum SWEETSEXYSAVAGE dropping back in January, Kehlani Parrish’s KOKO date will smooth the roughest of months with breathless R&B beats and murky, outspoken sonic power.
KOKO, Monday 6th March 2017, £20
The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
Damian Lewis wreaks havoc in Edward Albee’s The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?, a production charting the disintegration of a 22-year marriage after the husband embarks on a romantic relationship with a goat. Gripping, offbeat and sure to spring-clean your mind.
Theatre Royal Haymarket, from March 24th 2017, from £18
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945
Undoubtedly one of the best exhibitions gracing London this year, The Japanese House offers a fantastically fresh perspective on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to present day. Detailing Japan’s innovative responses to post-war reconstruction, it charts the nation’s radical architectural rebound.
Barbican, 23rd March-25th June 2017, £14.50
Women of the World Festival
This month London’s pioneering WOW festival takes the Southbank by storm for the seventh year running and promises to be bolder than ever. Expect a week-long toast to sisterhood featuring blistering debate, performance, mentoring and activism. Championing culture, creation and togetherness, WOW feels urgently timely in a Trump-led world.
Southbank, 7th-12th March 2017, 3 day pass £50
Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World
At last, the glittering new incarnation of South Kensington’s Design Museum is here – its opening exhibition is a slam-dunk. In Fear and Love, 11 of the world’s most spellbinding designer come together to explore a spectrum of issues that define our time, from sexuality and robots to fashion, social networking and urbanisation.
Design Museum, until 26th April 2017, £14
The Black Cat Supper Club
If you like your dinner deluxe with a side of high-end theatrical spectacular, than the joyous Black Cat Cabaret is absolutely up your street. The series of supper club events mingles ambitious menus with fabulous pop-up entertainment to ensure one hell of an escapist knees-up.
Rah Rah Room, throughout March, £29
Amused Moose Comedy’s National New Comic Award
Uproarious Soho mob Amused Moose are on the hunt for Britain’s next big hilarious thing, and you can bag yourself a front row seat to the antics. Expect a cracking cast of up-and-coming comedians spewing piping hot gags sure to leave your ribs aching for days on end.
WaterRats, throughout March 2017, from £8
Build a LEGO robot
North London’s delightful crossover cafe, which offers art, music and unique events alongside homemade cake, is a goldmine of creative play.This month, to celebrate the Lego Batman movie, they’re inviting teams of up to five people to reconnect with their inner big kid and compete in constructing the best Lego robot on earth. Or at least, North London.
Drink Shop Do, Tuesday 22 March
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