National Rail teamed up with Guide Dogs, Scope, National Autistic Society, Royal Association for Deaf people, Stroke Association and Whizz-Kidz to generate awareness about the support available to help more people travel without boundaries. She has lined up two headline talks with legendary activist and writer Angela Davis as well as award-winning journalist and author Naomi Klein. But, with its new look for the winter season, Night Tales might just take the crown. On Saturday you can see a feel-good coming-of-age story , while the closing night sees Punjabi musician perform with her father. Britain in the time of Brexit is seen through the lens of Martin Parr, a photographer famous for his wry observations of Britishness. Things to do this weekend is sponsored by.
Despite his poverty, he collected around 2,000 engravings, most from English magazines such as the Illustrated London News, prints he returned to in his final months when he painted his only image of London, Prisoners Exercising, from Gustave Dore's print of Newgate Prison. Cambridge Boat Race that follows the exact same course backwards, from Mortlake to Putney Bridge along the Thames. A look at the obstacles women have to tackle in order to obtain equality, it sees Marlene dine with notable female figures - both mythical and historical - as they discuss their own tumultuous journeys to power. Highlights include a selection of sketches by the designer, photographs of everyone from the Queen to Yves Saint Laurent and a collection of dresses from the Dior Héritage collection in Paris. The 20-piece exhibition, in association with National Rail, was created by artists with a range of abilities, disabilities, age and artistic experience after visiting destinations across Britain using a Railcard.
That's not quite the case - there's enough humour to soften the truly scary stuff - but it certainly gives you plenty of paranormal things to think and shriek about. Central London, free, just turn up, from 9. © 2019 - All rights reserved. Sign up at the website. Bringing Italian flavour to Old Spitalfields Market, Bottles is set to showcase the best of regional and indigenous varieties, as well as forgotten grapes and a selection of international produce - with around 180 labels on offer. Find fun things to do with over the weekend with our guides to days out in areas such as , the and.
Traits, Volvox, BenSims, Lucrecia Dalt, Objekt and Nina Kraviz are among the many acts taking part. The powerful piece puts the limits of compassion in the spotlight and questions what happens when society deems someone beyond forgiveness. But if you're in the mood for something a little bit different from the usual toppings, how about a Mediterranean-style meeting of minds and flavours at Boxpark Wembley. Inspired by comfort food classics - from burgers to sunday roasts, the menu has something for everyone. The first, a Barbican co-commission, Ingoma Song , portrays a milestone moment in South African history when 60,000 black miners took courageous strike action.
Through eight major events the festival invites us to take stock of where equality is now and what comes next. As well as hearing from exciting young artists across three stages there will be a live visual art experience in the aptly named Shroom Room and a talk with actor Riz Ahmed and broadcaster Reggie Yates. Or… well, you name it really. So what, they're suspects - get them out of here. On Sunday 4 March, thousands of people will defiantly walk through central London for the annual March 4 Women see what they did with the date there? The session starts with participants forming two circles facing each other, rotating round until everyone has met and come full circle. This is a perfect time to book an together as there are always Mother's Day specials on offer. Free, just turn up, 8.
The fears and anxieties, the environmental impact and the logistics — adoption, surrogacy, co-parenting — are all debated in this energetic, hilarious and thought-provoking play from the multi award-winning Bristol-based company, Ad Infinitum. Best for: National Pizza Day in London Zia Lucia x The Athenian The vibe: A Mediterranean meet-up Need to know: This Saturday 9th February is officially National Pizza Day. There's less of the winter rain, and no summer mugginess to be found, so it's much more comfortable to walk around and see all the sights. In spring each year in London shows an exhibition of work by the four artists shortlisted for the prestigious Deutsche Borse Photography Prize worth £30,000 to the winner. This was a time when the nude was transforming Christian art, as demonstrated in this display which includes full-scale paintings, miniatures, bronze statuettes and anatomical studies.
Join the '' procession on Saturday morning or add your thoughts on migration and belonging to the installation all weekend. We promote London and attract businesses, events, congresses, students and visitors to the capital. The winner will be announced during the run of the exhibition, rewarding the photographer who has made the most significant contribution to the medium of photography during the past year. Not only is The House of Dior renowned for revitalising both haute couture and ready-to-wear fashion, it also reinvented the female silhouette and its legacy continues to inspire modern style. There are, however, only about four hours of sunlight in the afternoon on average, so expect some overcast skies.
Join master magician 'Sonic' at one of the most innovative and awe-inspiring shows in London. Beginning in Marble Arch, the march attracted fans from as far afield as Newcastle to protest alongside West Ham United, Millwall and Arsenal fans among others, with Twitter user Mark Braithwaite putting the attendance figure at 30,000. Well, these new are no Tardis but they'll do while we develop the tech. Check out full event listings and things to do in London over at our hub. Extra TfL staff will be on duty to help provide directions. London Weather in March Springtime in London means mild weather, with temperatures staying in between 50 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit. This is perfect for anyone looking for a quaint French restaurant in London.
Stick around for reggae jams from 6pm. Transport for London TfL said a number of bus routes will be diverted with travellers advised to avoid the march and rally area throughout the day and in the evening. Us, the latest horror from Get Out director Jordan Peele, will have you sleeping with the lights on, while The Hole In The Ground and The Prodigy both offer spooky-kid chills of their own. The Boutique, Wandsworth, £56, book ahead, 3pm-5. If you're planning on spending more than a day in London, then we have plenty of. The Pier House Chiswick Pier , free, just turn up, 2pm-5.
And a list of , just in case. Attended by around 22,000 people each time, the shows include photography, original prints and sculptures from over 100 British and international galleries. And you can tuck into favourite Alpine dishes too, like raclette, baked Vacherin cheese, tartiflette and traditional Savoyard charcuterie platters. And finally, remember to check out the. A visit to or a are also ideal activities at this time of year.