Do Something Different Every Day In March

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Do Something Different Every Day In March

Produced in partnership with Funzing.

Explore London by night...on a bike

It's March: time to come out of hibernation and do something different.

We've picked something unusual to do each day of the month, with Funzing.

1 March: Smartphone filmmaking session

With films like Tangerine being shot on iPhone, now's the time to embrace the full potential of this pocket gadget. Tech startup founder Imran shows you how. Free

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2 March: Night bike tour

Join Jess and her cycling crew for an alternative tour past Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the West End. Your hosts will share fascinating facts about the city's history and sights as you pedal. £25/£22

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3 March: Soulful acoustic night

Chill out to soulful tunes at an acoustic night with Mhairi and Sarah. Gravelly-voiced singer Jack Tyson Charles is on the mic and there's a welcome drink waiting at the bar. £5

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4 March: Story of London walking tour

Join experienced tour guide Andrew on a journey around the city and through its 2,000-year history. It's a tale of plague and fire, amphitheatres and executions, traditions and secrets. £11/£8

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5 March: DSLR photography masterclass

Calling all amateur snappers: if you have a fancy camera but don't really know how to use it, freelance photographer Claudia can help. After an hour's theory you'll put your new skills to the test on the photogenic South Bank. £65

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6 March: Bottomless brunch and karaoke

You know what really helps your karaoke singing? A bottomless boozy brunch. Knock back mimosas, Bloody Marys or flutes of Prosecco, then exercise those vocal chords. £28

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Love wine? And chocolate? Then join this unusual matching experience

7 March: Crazy pub crawl in Camden

Camden's a great pub crawl location. Free shots, live music, discount on drinks and free entry to some of the best bars in the area — this is a ready-made night out. You just need to tag along. £16

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8 March: Antiques hunting

Venture to Sunbury-on-Thames, where up-cycler and antiques expert Jacina will guide you through the local market. Learn to distinguish the value of various items and find the perfect pieces to decorate your house. £7

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9 March: Chocolate and wine pairing

Like chocolate? Obviously. Like wine? Most definitely. Put the two together with foodie tutor Julia, who'll teach you all about how to pair different flavours. Chocolate and wine are, of course, included. Yum. £30

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10 March: Yoga supper club at God's Own Junkyard

We can't think of anywhere cooler to hang out than neon paradise God's Own Junkyard, and we're all for a unique yoga dining experience there. Yoga teacher Kelly-Marie shows you the moves, then it's time for a vegetarian supper — with a spot of Prosecco so it's not too healthy. £40

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11 March: Paddy's Day pub crawl

Join Jordan on a Shoreditch pub crawl with an emerald twist. Don your free novelty St Patrick's Day accessories, hone your beer pong skills with a pitcher of Ireland's finest Guinness and get to know your fellow revellers with free entry to five bars, and five free shots. £15

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12 March: Candle making and decorating workshop

Spend a half-day with Naz learning how to use wax, scent and colour to make four beautiful looking and smelling candles to take home with you. £29

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Learn how to make your own clothes with Fashion Box

13 March: A nosey around Soho

Head out on the town with Hazel to locate the seven noses of Soho — it's said if you find them all infinite wealth awaits. Even if pots of gold don't fall from the sky, you'll find out all about this important part of London, its architecture, artworks and secret stories. £10/£6

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14 March: Sew your own clothes

Join Fashion Box for a comprehensive two-hour lesson that will introduce you to pattern cutting and fashion design. You will use all the techniques learnt during the lesson and bring home your handmade skirt. £25

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15 March: Uncaged London murder mystery cabaret

Take cabaret, burlesque and comedy, mix them with a tongue-in-cheek tale of murder mystery, and you have Neil's sexy spectacular, the latest Uncaged London show. £15

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16 March: Tea tasting walking tour

Tea expert Lera followed her leafy passion all the way to China, as well as studying with tea masters right here in London. Find out all about tea houses, tea smuggling, tea ceremonies, tea auctions, tea storage and more on her tour, then tuck into four carefully paired teas and treats. £20/£10

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17 March: St Patrick's Day ceilidh

Honour Ireland's patron saint the way the Irish do: with a little whiskey, a little bit of Guinness and a whole lot of dancing at this Paddy's Day ceilidh with Mhairi and Sarah. £15

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Make your own honey! Try beekeeping

18 March: Pop-up painting with wine and antipasti

A glass of wine will set your creative juices flowing, some tasty French antipasti will energise you and your tutor will guide you to painting a Banksy-style masterpiece at this arty pop-up session. £40

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19 March: Buzzing beekeeping

Meetal and the Pearly Queen Beekeeping Co-operative are keen to show you what all the buzz is about! Meet the bees, learn how they live and communicate, and why they're so important. You'll finish this fascinating session with the sweet taste of honey. £24

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20 March: London booze walking tour

If you love London and are partial to a stiff drink now and then, you'll be intrigued by this Road to Ruin: Londoners and their booze tour. One for the road? £12

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21 March: Traditional curry masterclass

Learn the art of traditional Indian food from Beb, who's been cooking curry for over 25 years. She will welcome you to her home and teach you how to prepare one starter and two main courses. Plus you leave with a goodie bag. £40

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22 March: Spring-style art class

What better way to mark the arrival of spring than to paint it? A professional painter shows you how to be a Hockney protégé, creating an explosion of colour and light to mirror the (hopefully) sunny weather outside. £26

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23 March: Purim party at The Doll's House

The Jewish festival of Purim is all about eating, drinking and fancy dress — sounds fun, right? Join Mendy and Chabad for a party like you've never experienced before. £20

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24 March: Rhone and Languedoc wine tasting

Head to Hampstead for a sophisticated evening of wine tasting from two of France's best regions, with gourmand Philip and sommelier Avie as your guides. You'll be tasting and pairing seven wines with cheeses, olives, breads and meats at Philip's Hampstead Butcher & Providore. £40

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Join the ultimate house party at Little Yellow Door in Kensington

25 March: Kensington house party

Spice up your Friday and try a fun, social and a bit silly dining experience at the Little Yellow Door in Kensington. The house party includes a four-course dinner, tasty cocktails, board games and late night music. £35

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26 March: Wood turning class

'What on earth is wood turning?' we hear you cry. Craftsman Paul is ready to show you how to master this special woodworking technique in just five hours. He'll take you from total beginner to bowl-making expert, and you'll have something unique to take home at the end. £55

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27 March: Alternative to Jack the Ripper tour

Bored of the usual East End story of murder and terror? Then discover what lies beneath the streets of the West End; join Michael for a two-hour tour that will unveil 18 murders, 21 location, 75 corpses in just one mile. £15/£12

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28 March: German Easter lunch

German chef Claudia is preparing a Teutonic feast for her Easter supper club, with a menu of traditional delicacies and, of course, lots of chocolate. Join her and other guests for a festive lunch with a difference. £32

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29 March: Free live jazz

Mark and his septet the Swinging Ghosts welcome you to a 20s-style morning at The Blues Kitchen. They've previously played Ronnie Scott's, the Royal Albert Hall and The 100 Club, so catching them for free is a real coup. Free

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30 March: Leather clutch bag making class

Move over Mulberry! Let Amanda guide you step-by-step to creating your own clutch bag. You'll be a leather-working pro in no time. All materials provided. £45

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31 March: Jumping fitness trampoline workout

Andrea's brought jumping fitness with her from the Czech Republic — a ridiculously fun way to get fit, boost your cardiovascular strength and burn up to 1,200 calories in one class. Way more enjoyable — and more effective — than pounding the pavement. £12

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Treat yourself to a hand-made clutch bag

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Last Updated 01 March 2016

Frankie Bolton

And just think, to do all of these activities will only set you back £752.

KaraUke (Karaoke with a mainly

Why not come for a fun free singalong on St Patrick's Day? https://www.facebook.com/event... :)