The Grazia Guide To March: The Best Events Around The UK This Month

From cute date night ideas to the best girls day out...

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by Georgia Aspinall |
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March brings more than just the promise that spring is around the corner, it's also International Women's Day this month. That means a whole host of celebrations will be centered on celebrating women, including a few we've gathered together here. That's not all though, there's also a pick of concerts, foodie favourite festivals and musical offerings this month.

Leave the frost of February behind and check out some of these Grazia-approved events for the month ahead....


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Big Day Out

Grazia's Beauty And Wellness Weekend, Manchester, £22Come along to this two-day event and enjoy talks and workshops in the Beauty Lounge . Book a ticket, and you will get to listen to the speaker of your choice up-close-and-personal in an intimate and elegant setting, whilst enjoying a complimentary glass of fizz, an exclusive goody bag worth £125 and the opportunity to have your hair and nails done - all for just £22. Guests include Molly-Mae Hague, Yewande Biala, Vogue Williams, Sophie Piper and Maria Rodial as well as many more...

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CREDIT: Ottolenghi

Hipster Haven

Ottolenghi IWD Celebration - London, £85The delicious restaurant and deli chain will be running a limited edition wine list highlighting some of their favourite female winemakers and growers in celebration of International Women's Day this March.The list will be a combination of Ottolenghi regulars as well as lesser-known names, highlighting some of the exceptional quality, rarer wines made by women in an industry still often dominated by men. Suppliers include Montenidoli, Qvevri 7 and Elena Pantaleoni. Launching on the 2nd of March to the 8th, the last day culminates in a sharing feast in ROVI. Tickets cost £85 and include food, wine and fresh mint tea.

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CREDIT: Duck & Waffle

Foodie Favourite

**Duck & Waffle Waffle Week, London, £12.50+**It's not just International Women's Day we're celebrating this month, it's also WAFFLE DAY! Yes, you read that right. The Sweden-born holiday will be celebrated at Duck & Waffle this month for an entire week as they launch a limited edition waffle menu. With breakfast, all day and late night options curated by executive chef Elliot Grover, this is a menu you won't want to miss.

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Girls Night Out

Alanis Morissette at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London, From £62.15Alanis Morissette, one of the most influential singer-songwriter-musicians is back on the 4th March taking over the O2 in Sherpherds Bush! (although for some of us she never went away seeing as we never stopped listening to Jagged Little Pill). Now, 25 years after the seminal album, the music Gods have heard our prayers as she will be doing a special, acoustic performance of it to celebrate its quarter-century birthday. Tickets are on sale now. Don't be crazy and miss it – you don't want to wait another 25 years for the next one.

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Girls Day Out

Season Zine Women's Day Lunch, Peckham, London, £20This year's International Women's Day campaign theme is #EachforEqual. According to the official website: 'We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, each one of us can help create a gender equal world.'With that in mind, we wanted to create a space to connect and network over a meal, White Men Can't Jerk style, and then watch England vs Japan in the SheBelieves Cup together. It's the Lionesses', and defending champions, first competitive tournament since coming fourth at the 2019 World Cup.Tickets are £20 per person. Choose from Jerk Lamb, Jerk Chicken or Smoked Cauliflower (VE) served family style with refillable trimmings like rice and peas, mac and cheese, roast potatoes, green salad, coleslaw, plantain and gravy. Drinks are available separately at the bar.This is a private event and spaces are limited, so secure your spot now to avoid disappointment. All ages and genders welcome.

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The Big Sesh

Warehouse Project, Manchester, £21.45Presenting 25 Years of Bugged Out, this special WHP event on the 14th March will see headliners such as Green Velvet, Erol Alkan, Heidi, James Holroyd and Rob Bright. It's sure to be a don't miss kind of occasion!

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Family Fun Day

LABL Vegan Fair, Liverpool, £3LABL Vegan Fair helps you to Live A Better Life, with 130 stalls offering everything from delicious vegan food and drink to natural beauty and handmade gifts. Plus a vegan bar, live music and dance performances. Taking place on the 28th March, the fair hits St George's Hall for the entire day from 10am till 5pm.

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CREDIT: Capital Theatres

Family Fun Day

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Edinburgh, £29.50The smash-hit musical comes to Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, featuring West End star Layton Williams and EastEnders' much-loved Shane Richie as Hugo/Loco Chanelle both reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed West End production. Funny, fabulous and feelgood, this is the musical sensation for all the family and not to be missed!

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Date Night Delight

James Arthur, Birmingham, £34.75An ideal date night, James Arthur stops at Arena Birmingham on 7 March. With his number one single 'Say You Won't Let Go'. reaching a billion streams on Spotify - something only 18 records have achieved in history - this is your chance to hear it in person as well as a whole host of his other hits.

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Girls Night Out

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Cardiff, £18This five-star rated musical comes to Wales from the 9-14 March at Donald Gordon Theatre in Cardiff. Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit song-writing team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

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