From a James Bond themed exhibition to Kew Garden’s annual orchid festival, here are five London events happening in February and March to book now
By Pearl Boyd
5 London Events to Book Now
Women of the World Festival
Women of the World’s 10th anniversary event is happening 6-8 March and the stellar lineup has been announced. A live recording of the Guilty Feminist podcast, speakers such as Jess Phillips, Sandi Toksvig and Emma Dabiri, ‘Forces For Change’ presented by British Vogue and much more are set to make it a brilliant and inspiring day.
Tickets via southbankcentre.co.uk
On 29 February, a brand new wellness summit is happening in Canary Wharf. Fitness lovers can build their own schedule of exercise classes from top studios like Barry’s Bootcamp and Third Space as well as attend craft workshops and mindfulness and health sessions from an array of speakers. For an extra pamper, VIP ticket holders will also be able to book a beauty treatment from salons like Blow ltd and Blink Brow Bar. Absolutely London is giving two lucky readers the chance to win VIP tickets – enter here!
Tickets via eventbrite.co.uk
Kew Gardens Orchid Festival
From 8 February, Kew’s 25th annual Orchid Festival will celebrate the vibrant wildlife and culture of Indonesia, from tropical rainforests to immense volcanos. Kew’s vital science work around the diversity of flora and fauna that inhabit the South East Asian archipelago will also be showcased, and during half term traditional music, dance and food will be on offer for families.
Tickets via kew.org
Shaken, Not Stirred
This exhibition at Box Galleries celebrates all things James Bond in the lead up to the release of the latest film in the 007 series, No Time To Die. A curation of new and archival photographs, illustrations, screen prints and silkscreen paintings will be on display to reflect the franchise’s artistic influence.
13 February-24 March, boxgalleries.com
Unplugged at Madison London is a live music showcase taking place each Tuesday to show off the talents of both emerging and accomplished artists. The entertainment evening will take place at St Pauls’ Madison rooftop restaurant and while diners feast upon a specially curated menu, including tuna tartare and cherry mousse, they can be serenaded by a host of British talent.
14 January-3 March, madisonlondon.net
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