Spring 2023 London Events Calendar

Find the latest rundown of the very best London events and what’s going on in town between March and May 2023 with DayIn London’s 2023 London Events Calendar

Spring London Events Calendar 2023

Spring Q2 2022 London Events Calendar

March – May 2023


March 2023 London Events

Frock Me! Vintage Fashion Fair

5th March 2023

Frock Me Vintage Fair

London’s leading original and iconic vintage fair returns to Chelsea Old Town Hall. Frock Me! Vintage Fashion Fair is a popular vintage fashion event held several times a year in London, UK. The fair is a haven for vintage fashion enthusiasts, collectors, and anyone who loves to discover unique and one-of-a-kind clothing pieces.


Battersea’s Affordable Art Fair

9th – 12th March 2023

Battersea’s Affordable Art Fair

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, not in the price tag attached to something. That’s certainly the mantra of Battersea’s Affordable Art Fair, returning to Battersea Park this year featuring a wide range of hand selected works from as little as £50. With top prices capping out at £7,500 makes this a must see for all art lovers


The Cognac Show

10th – 11th March 2023

The Cognac Show London

Cognac, the traditional tipple of choice amongst the upper classes, has a surprisingly small following compared to Scotch, Bourbon or even Gin. So those remaining connoisseurs will be raising a glass or two to celebrate the celebration of all things cognac, including more than 150 high-end samples and innovative cocktail ideas


St Patrick’s Day

17th March 2023

St Patrick's Day London

It’s a great craic. While St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by across the globe, London is no different as we join our friends from across the water and immerse ourselves as best we can with Irish culture. More than anything though, we all love an excuse to put any differences aside and indulge in the great unifier: booze, lots of booze


Mother’s Day

19th March 2023

Mother's Day in London

Bringing your mother into London for Mother’s Day? Or perhaps coming into town to visit her for the occasion? While there are a million thing you can do in London together, perhaps one of the most traditional ways to show your affection, and just have some wholesome fun, is to take her to afternoon tea. Check out more options here


BAHfest London

21st March 2023 – TBC

Bahfest London

The art of defending an indefensible argument – the core theme of this off the wall festival. Watch as people eloquently defend lunacy arguments that don’t make any sense and prepare to be entertained. We’ve seen all too much of that in the real world lately, so it’s refreshing to see it done in a deliberately light-hearted way


Earth Hour In London

25th March 2023

Earth Hour London

Who turned out the lights? If you’re walking down the street on the 25th of March at 8:30pm then you may well find yourself asking that very question. The answer? Every year the WWF encourage communities to make a stand against climate change and turn off all non-essential electricity appliances and lights


The Boat Race

26th March 2023

The Boat Race London

The rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge universities runs deep, the 2 most prestigious universities in the UK. The tradition started in 1829 by 2 school friends who ended up at the different universities when one challenged the other to . It has now become a light-hearted tribute to the rivalry and a cherished event


Where’s Wally Fun Run

26th March 2023

Where’s Wally Fun Run

Every year The National Literacy Trust arranges Where’s Wally? themed fun runs where individual children, adults and families run for charity all dressed as Wally (making Wally very easy to spot, but shh). For something a little different in the amateur runner’s calendar that supports a great children’s cause this one is a must


London Games Festival

29th March – 8th April 2023

London Games Festival

Each Year, video games fans from around the area flock to the London Games Festival, which is covers all things gaming. This is an opportunity for gamers and the industry to connect around the latest gaming tech as well as starting some youngsters down their dream career path with collaboration from Sony and London’s Mayor


April 2023 London Events

London Zoo’s Easter Zoonormous Egg Hunt

1st – 16th April 2023

London Zoo Easter

For an Easter egg hunt with a twist, visit London Zoo! Someone has hidden some very special Easter eggs all over the Zoo. But these eggs are not regular eggs! We have eggs of all shapes, sizes, and colours from the remarkable egg-laying animals at the Zoo, including birds, reptiles, fish and butterflies. Hints have been left as to where a hidden golden egg can be found.


The Passion of Jesus at Trafalgar Square

7th April 2023

The Passion of Jesus at Trafalgar Square

Each Easter the Mayor gives London the gift of celebrating the life of Jesus Christ, culminating in 2 completely free 90-minute performances portraying the final days of Jesus Christ by the steps of The National Gallery overlooking Trafalgar Square. Performances start at 12 noon and 3:15 pm, no ticket necessary


Vaisakhi Festival

14th April 2023

Vaisakhi Festival in Trafalgar Square

Vaisakha Festival marks the first month of Vaisakha as the solar new year. Originally a harvest festival in Punjab but then later went on to become a more broad and incredibly important celebration around the world for the Sikh community. Join in and expect to discover more Sikh and Punjabi culture than you may think


London Coffee Festival

20th – 23rd April 2023

London Coffee Festival

If you live and work in London then you won’t be unfamiliar with arguments breaking out about which is the best boutique coffee shop in town. Well now you get to settle the score once and for all in the “biggest coffee party on Earth” as artisan baristas flock to The Truman Brewery on Brick Lane to battle it out head to head


Eid Festival in London

21st April 2023

Eid Festival in London

After the most important month of fasting, introspection and prayer in the Muslim calendar, Ramadan, Eid marks the end of the challenging month with feasts and celebrations around the world. In London, you can join the celebrations in Trafalgar Square each year and delve into Muslim culture as well as food from around the world


St. George’s Day

23rd April 2023

St George's Day London

St. George, the Patron Saint of England since the Tudor period, is naturally celebrated all across England each year, and no more so than in the capital. Local favourites include spending the day in a rowdy pub… Other than that there are a host of celebrations, feast and a runs across London, so find that nearest rowdy pub and join in


London Marathon

23rd April 2023

London Marathon

The UK’s biggest annual marathon since 1981, plotting a route through and past some of the most famous landmarks in London. With so many people applying to enter a year in advance, only the most avid runners tend to get individual spaces. However, a number of charities have spaces that you can have to represent them


The Harlem Globetrotters Spread Game Tour

30th April 2023

Harlem Globetrotters

On April 30 2023, the Harlem Globetrotters will visit London as part of their Spread Game Tour. Tickets are now available for the game at The O2 Arena. The Globetrotters are renowned for their incredible basketball prowess and capacity to amuse audiences of all ages. Everyone who attends the Spread Game Tour can count on it to be a pleasant and entertaining event.


May 2023 London Events

Vitality London 10k

May 2023 – TBC

Vitality London 10k

For those of you who want to run for charity but don’t want to, or simply can’t, run a full 26 mile marathon, Vitality (Health insurers and health advocates) arrange a 10k (6.2 mile) charity event starting and finishing at St. James’s Park with a clockwise route around Westminster and London, celebrating the finish line outside the gates of Buckingham Palace


Brew//LDN

5th – 6th May 2023

BrewLDN

On May 5 and 6, 2023, Brew//LDN, a craft beer festival, will be held at Printworks in London. More than 150 brewers from the UK and other countries will be present at the festival, together with a variety of street foods and live music. Online ticket sales are currently available. The chance to sample some of the world’s top craft brews is excellent at Brew//LDN.


Photo London At Somerset House

11th May 2023

Photo London At Somerset House

Photo London is a major international event in the world of photography and art more generally, that brings leading galleries from around the globe together with serious collectors and major industry players. However, this event isn’t as elitist as you might think, with tens of thousands in attendance in previous years


Hampstead’s Affordable Art Fair

11th – 14th May 2023

Battersea’s Affordable Art Fair

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, not in the price tag attached to something. That’s certainly the mantra of Hampstead’s Affordable Art Fair, returning to Hampstead Heath this year featuring a wide range of hand selected works from as little as £50. With top prices capping out at £7,500 makes this a must see for all art lovers


Pub in the Park – Wimbledon

12th – 14th May 2023

Pub in the Park London

The first of 3 Pub in the Park festivals in London, hosted in Wimbledon Park by Simon Rimmer, Ainsley Harriott and Anna Haugh. A glorious mix of music, fancy drinks, food markets and cooking demos and an absolute must for any food fan that’s looking to spice thing up. This makes the perfect day out for either groups of friends or for the whole family


Highways Festival

20th May 2023

Highways Festival

A country and Americana music festival called Highways Festival 2023 will take place on Saturday, May 20 2023 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Kip Moore, Morgan Wade, Jackson Dean, and Stephen Wilson Jr. are in the line-up. It is anticipated that the event will be a fantastic day out for aficionados of country and Americana.


Hot Sauce Society’s Hot Sauce Festival

20th May 2023

London Hot Sauce Society Festival

The London Hot Sauce Festival is an annual event that celebrates all things spicy and hot sauce-related. The festival brings together hot sauce makers from around the world to showcase their products, allowing attendees to sample a wide variety of different hot sauces and spicy foods which takes place over a weekend and features live music and cooking demonstrations


Chelsea Flower Show

22nd – 27th May 2023

Chelsea Flower Show

Admittedly not for everyone, but “the world’s greatest flower show” is back on in 2023, displaying some of the most pristine flower arrangements as well as a host of hints and tips for keeping your own garden looking fabulous, from sprawling lawns to hanging baskets, not to mention the fabled people’s choice award


Barbarians v World XV – The Killik Cup

28th May 2023

Six Nations Rugby London

A World XV side comprised of some of the top players from around the world plays the Barbarians in the annual Killik Cup rugby union match. The World XV team is more structured and geared towards defence, whereas the Barbarians team is made up of players who are chosen for their attacking flair and willingness to take risks.