Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 9-11 March

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Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 9-11 March

All weekend


  • That Marilyn exhibition opens at Getty Images Gallery, Eastcastle Street W1 (free).
  • Docklands Cinema Club screens The Ipcress Files with an introduction from the film's set designer from 7pm at Museum of London Docklands (£7/£5).
  • The British Library puts on an Arabia Late with family friendly activities and the galleries to roam from 6-9pm (free).
  • Enjoy late night music and conviviality at The Royal Court cafe & bar from 10.15pm (free).


  • It's the Big Green Bookshop's 4th birthday! Drop by and buy. Or go along in the evening and toast Simon and Tim from 9am-9pm.
  • Help Wild London with their Spring Workday at Birdbrook Nature Reserve Birdbrook Road, Kidbrooke, London SE3 from 10am-1pm (free/voluntary).
  • Tooting Market has a jolly relaunch day between 12-4pm with "live music, free home made cake, teas and coffee and general nice vibes" thanks to the nice people @No3.
  • Celebrate St Piran's Day (the Cornwall's National Day) with Kernow in the City at Rich Mix with Cornish music of many ilks an art exhibition, spoken word from Murray Lachlan Young and the inevitable pasties and Cornish Ale (£10 adv/£12 on the door).
  • Watch some unlikely sport at Scala, Kings Cross with the International Chessboxing Tournament at 7pm (tickets from £15).


  • One year on from the tsunami, go to the Bunkasai to experience Japanese culture and food and browse the market at Park Crescent Conference Centre, Great Portland Street W1 (tickets £3.50 adv, £5 on the door, proceeds to Aid for Japan).
  • Or attend the You Are Not Forgotten event in Golders Green Parish Church from 1.30pm (donation at the door).
  • Celebrate Holi & Gaura Purnima at Bhaktivedanta Manor, Watford from 2pm onwards (free). NB don't wear your best clothes, colours will be thrown.
  • Grab a towel and say happy birthday to the late Douglas Adams at a fundraising early evening of fun from 5pm (tickets £30, proceeds to charity).

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Last Updated 08 March 2012