- Words Notion Staff
After what's felt like a lifetime of frosty days, spring is almost here. From grabbing a designer bargain to finding the biggest club nights, we've rounded up what’s on this March.
Check Out a World-Renowned Arts Fair
Celebrating over 400 talented artists, this March Somerset House are showcasing the International ‘Collect 2023’ fair. Showcasing a range of artwork by a variety of curators and collectives across the world, guests can enjoy a physical experience of the exhibition, or tune into a virtual showcase on Artsy.net between Friday 3rd March until Sunday 5th.
For tickets, check out Somerset House’s website here.
Dig for Vintage Fashion at a Kilo Sale
Peckham Vintage is back for another mammoth kilo sale. For just £3 per ticket, guests can enjoy a selection of the finest vintage clothing at Bussey Building on Saturday 4th March. The ultimate pick-a-mix experience there are plenty of vintage and new garms to get stuck into.
A cash and card-friendly sale, you can pick up tickets to the Peckham Vintage Fashion Kilo Fair at the door, or secure a slot online here.
Cassie Kinoshi Live at Southbank Centre
In correspondence to Purcell Sessions, Southbank Centre is putting on a show with Cassie Kinoshi. Standing out in the classical music scene as a sophisticated and innovative alto-saxophonist player, throughout her work Cassie brings her music to life with smooth R&B tendencies.
Playing at Southbank Centre on Sunday 5th March, guests can enjoy a selection of the Mercury-prize nominee’s best work. Tickets are selling at £15, you can purchase them here.
Shop for Affordable Designer
If you’re after a shopping experience that’s on the more curated side, there’s some new options in the Capital to get your designer fix after Fashion Week. One such viral pop-up with a newly opened permanent home is 777 Stores in Camden. From fresh Stüssy to jumpers making sure you get the Stoney badge in, it’s definitely worth checking out.
Celebrate International Women’s Day
This March will see another bright and informative year of International Women’s Day. Barbican Hall is launching an ‘In Her Words’ show that amplifies female voices, and opens a space for like-minded creatives to celebrate women in music, be inspired, and connect with one another. Grab tickets to the event here.
Also in the calendar, the Dear Black Women and Girls Festival commences on Saturday 11th March and is a one-day festival featuring workshops, a dance class, a yoga session and lots of networking. Run by Black women in a wide variety of careers, attendees can learn from the best, and enjoy a day of celebrating Black culture. You can see a full-day breakdown on-site, and register for a ticket here.
Softboy Meets St Patrick’s Day
There’s lots to celebrate this March, including St. Patrick’s Day, which lands on a Friday this year. Soft Boy Records are kickstarting the St Patrick’s Day celebrations at Brick Lane’s Ninety One Living Room, with a selection of DJs from their roster and more.
Taking over Ninety One Living Room on Friday 17th March, the official ‘Soft Patrick’s Day’ line-up consists of fast-rising DJs Yenkee, Gaptoof + Friends, Kojaque, Kean Kavanagh and shiv. You can purchase tickets on Dice here.
Ring in Spring with a Touch of Garage
Spring Garage Festival is gearing you up for the summer with a day of live music at Studio 338 this March. Featuring a mammoth line-up of garage DJs and MCs the night is topped off with the jungle legend General Levy.
This year also celebrates 10 years of the south London venue Studio 338, so there’s plenty to enjoy on the night. Held on Saturday 25th March from 10pm straight through the early hours, Spring Garage Festival is opening up its door for a night to remember for one night only. It’s the ultimate one-day, summer-feel festival to get stuck into this spring. You can grab tickets here.
Get Down to Fabric
Teaming up once again, FABRICLIVE has announced a brand-new event with long-time collaborators Vice. Featuring a mammoth line-up of Afrobeat GOATs and rising hip-hop trailblazers, FABRICLIVE is going big with this showcase.
The full line-up consists of Juls, Lord Apex (live), FLOHIO (live), Paul Stephan (live), Cooly G, Keyrah Martelo, SHARNIE, Tash LC, Vice DJs and a special guest live performance from a grime artist. Secure your tickets here.