[Buckingham Palace. Photo: Tedz Duran]
Welcome March, roll on Spring! Make the most of your weekend with our top tips of the hottest things happening…
Newly opened: the Fashion and Gardens exhibition at the Gardens Museum, Lambeth Palace; the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Award exhibition at the Museum of London.
Fri and Sat: Vault Lates Nabokov Arts Club as part of Vault Festival 2014, Waterloo.
Alternative Arts is hosting exhibitions across London to kick off Women’s History Month.
Feeling sad post-Sochi? Think ‘Courchevel 1850’ and ‘Cool Runnings’… Hush Presents Ski Season!
Have a Wes Anderson fest! Every night this weekend, you can book in to Secret Cinema’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel‘.
Stop and smell the flowers at the Chiswick House Camellia Festival.
Sharpen your comic timing at a Improvisation Academy weekend course.
Geek out on technological gadgetry the Barbican Weekender.
Aye Aye Captain! It’s the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show.
Family Fun Weekend: Whatever the Weather at the Cutty Sark.
The London Author Fair, empowering authors, writers and content creators, The Hospital Club, Covent Garden.
Last chance to catch the Kino/ Film Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen, GRAD, Fitzrovia.
Celebrate LGBT History Month at Polari with VG Lee, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank.
Art from N19 at the Tottenham Takeover, the V&A.
Funny woman Sarah Millican is back to roost: Home Bird at the Hammersmith Apollo.
Enjoy a Hitchockian affair with ‘The Birds‘ at Vestry House Museum, Walthamstow.
Do a drawing workshop at the Whitechapel Gallery.
The First Person Plural Science Museum Symposium: a closer look at the Only in England photography exhibition
Not you average old fayre… The Science Alternative Village Fete, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Arenacross : dirtbikes and motor racing at Wembley Arena. Vroom vroooom!
Critic’s choice comedy from Amused Moose, Moonlighting, Soho.
Have a very Russian celebration at the Maslenitsa Festival, Trafalgar Square.
Footie on skates:Rollersoccer, Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall.
Stevie Wonder’s favourite chip shop is just one stop on the north London Music, Movies, Murder and Mayhem tour.
Or, step back in history on the Mayfair and St James at War tour.
Kids get free reign at First Family Sundays at Kenwood House.
Big Fish Little Fish promises acid house fun for kids and parents alike, The Bedford, Balham.
Sunday Family Workshop on Silhouette Animation at Parasol Unit, Angel.
Drop by a Sunday Social at The Pump House, Battersea Park.
Join the infamous Sunday Assembly on a guided walk with Chris Barez Brown.
Tickle the strings at Violin Makers’ Day, the Clerkenwell Centre.
Bounce over to inflatable dance act Meeting Mr Boom, at Greenwich Dance (Fri and Sat).
Theatre: Catch the opening night of ‘Blithe Spirit‘ at the Gielgud Theatre, ‘A Taste of Honey‘ at the National Theatre, Lyttelton South Bank, or five-star critics’ choice ‘1984‘ at the Almeida Theatre, Islington.
Swing by the latest exhibitions: Art14 at Olympia London; United Visual Artists: Momentum at the Barbican Centre; Infinite City at the Zabludowicz Collection, Knetish Town; Camille Henrot: The Pale Fox at the Chisenhale Gallery; or Giacomo Brunelli: Eternal London at the Photographers’ Gallery, Oxford Circus.
February’s nearly over: Don’t miss some of the month’s best openings; Botanical Art in the 21st Century, Kew Gardens; Handel’s Music for Royal Occasions, Foundling Museum; Darwin (or) Bust, Grant Museum of Zoology; Men in Pants, De Morgan Centre; Shakespeare: Greatest Living Playwright, the V&A; Discovery: Art, Science and Exploration, Two Temple Place.
It’s also the last chance to see the Butterflies in the Glasshouse, RHS Garden Wisely.
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