What: Persian New Year
Where: British Museum, 44 Great Russell St, London, WC1B 3DG, 020 7323 8000
Time: Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21. 11:00-16:30
About: Norouz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the new year in the Iranian calendar. Kids can enjoy activites like making mythical Persian creatures, listening to Persian legends, egg painting, films, and meeting King Darius himself.
Bookings: Not necessary
What: The Hare and the Tortoise
Where: The Puppet Theatre Barge, Little Venice, opp. 35 Blomfield Rd., W9 2PF, 020 7249 6876
Time: Saturday March 20 and Sunday, March 21. 15:00
About: For your 4 and ups, the well known fable of The Hare and the Tortoise, staged with beautiful lighting and carved marionettes.
Price: £10.00, children & concessions, £8.50
What: London Film Day
Where:Various Locations around London
Time: Sunday, March 21
About: The Mayor of London presents the very first London Film Day with the World Public Premiere of Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. Workshops, tours and competitions are also part of the events.
Price: £5.00, £1.00 for children
Bookings: Call 020 7928 3232