What’s on in March 2017

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StAnza International Poetry Festival 2016, St Andrews

Come and hear your favourite poets and enjoy the beautiful town of St Andrews. (Tickets required for some events.)

Where: St Andrews, Scotland
When: 1st – 5th March
More info: stanzapoetry.org


Monmouth Womens Festival, Wye Valley

An annual festival held to mark International Women’s Day (8th March) which celebrates the achievements of women locally and internationally. 

Where: various venues, Monmouth
When: 8th – 12th March
More info: monmouthwomensfestival.com


Crufts Dog Show, Birmingham

The greatest dog show on earth! More than 20,000 dogs compete every year for the coveted ‘Best Dog in Show’ prize. (Tickets required.)

Where: The NEC, Birmingham
When: 9th – 12th March
More info: www.crufts.org.uk


National Hunt Festival, Cheltenham

Visit this iconic racecourse for the first race of the season. The final day is the famous Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Where: Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham
When: 14th – 17th March
More info: cheltenham.thejockeyclub.co.uk


Marmelade Festival, Penrith, Cumbria

Celebrate the glory that is marmalade in all its brilliance. Demonstrations, talks, fun exhibitions and shows to inspire you.

Where: Dalemain Mansion, Penrith
When: 16th and 17th March
More info: www.dalemain.com


Bristol Jazz Festival

A music festival for everyone, one of the biggest and the best jazz and blues festival. Tickets required for some events but there are free shows too.

Where: various venues, Bristol
When: 16th – 19th March
More info: www.bristoljazzandbluesfest.com


Kempley Daffodil Weekend, Kempley, Wye Valley

Come and see the wonderful displays of wild daffodils in the local woods and fields.

Where: Kempley, near Ross-on-Wye
When: 18th and 19th March
More info: www.daffs.org.uk