Out and about in March

Find out what's going on around the UK in March with our events and exhibitions page

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Get out and about with our extended guide to exhibitions and events taking place across Britain this March. From an exhibition on children's lives throughout history to the opening of the Lawrence Oates galleries in Hampshire, there's bound to be something here for every taste

 

Pick of the month

 

Exhibition: Children’s Lives
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham
24 March–10 June 2012
0121 303 2834
www.bmag.org.uk

Find out more about the exhibition in March's issue of BBC History Magazine – out now. You can also see images from the exhibition on our online slideshow – available from 26 March.

 


 

London

 

Exhibition: At Home with the World
Geffrye Museum, London
FREE ENTRY
20 March–9 September 2012
020 7739 9893
www.geffrye-museum.org.uk

See images from the exhibition on our online slideshow – available from 19 March.

 

Re-opening: Dutch Galleries
The Wallace Collection, London
FREE ENTRY
From 20 March
0207 563 9500
www.wallacecollection.org

 

Exhibition: Johan Zoffany RA: Society Observed
Royal Academy of Arts, London
10 March–10 June 2012
020 7300 8000
www.royalacademy.org.uk

See images from the exhibition on our online slideshow – available from 5 March.

 

Exhibition: 140th Anniversary of the Museum
V&A Museum of Childhood, London
Until 8 July 2012
020 8983 5200
www.vam.ac.uk/moc
 

 

Exhibition: Pomp, Pageantry & Protection
BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair
Duke of York Square, nr Sloane Square, London
21–27 March 2012
020 7589 6108 (booking line)
www.bada-antiques-fair.co.uk
 

 


 

South and South East

 

Exhibition: Charlotte, the Forgotten Princess
Royal Pavilion, Brighton
10 March–10 March 2013
0300 029 0900
www.brighton-hove-rpml.org.uk

 

 

Exhibition: Taking Time: Chardin’s House of Cards and Other Paintings
Waddesdon Manor, Nr Aylesbury
28 March–1 July 2012
01296 653226
www.waddesdon.org.uk

 

Gallery opening: Lawrence Oates Galleries
Gilbert White’s House, Selborne, Hampshire
From 10 March
01420 511275
www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk

 


 

South West

 

Lecture: Hidden Depths: Women of the RNLI
National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth
28 March 2012
01326 313388
www.nmmc.co.uk
 

 


 

East


On display: Titian: Diana and Actaeon on tour from the National Gallery
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich
3 March–15 April 2012
01603 495897
www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk
 

 


 

Heart of England

 

Exhibition: A Taste of China: Ancient and Modern
The Guildhall, Leicester
3 March–11 March 2012
0116 252 8915
www.leicester.gov.uk
 

 


 

North East

 

Event: Public Conservation of Sunderland Art Collection
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Sunderland
FREE ENTRY
2 March
0191 553 2323
www.twmuseums.org.uk/sunderland

 

 


 

North West

 

Exhibition: Secret Egypt: Unravelling Truth from Myth
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
10 March–10 June 2012
01228 618718
www.tulliehouse.co.uk

See images from the exhibition on our online slideshow – available from 12 March.

 

Exhibition: Alan Turing and Life’s Enigma
The Manchester Museum, Manchester
FREE ENTRY
24 March–18 November 2012
0161 275 2648
www.museum.manchester.ac.uk

 

 


 

Yorkshire

 

Talk: The Seal of Snarrus the Tax Collector
Yorkshire Museum & Gardens, York
FREE ENTRY
01904 687687
www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk
 

 


 

Wales

 

Lecture: The Rich Folk Culture of Wales
St Fagans: National History Museum, Cardiff
3 March
029 2057 3500
www.museumwales.ac.uk
 

 


 

Scotland

 

Exhibition: See Scotland by Train
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
16 March–24 June 2012
0300 123 6789
www.nms.ac.uk
 

 


 

Northern Ireland

 

Event: The American Wake – St Patrick's Day
Ulster American Folk Park, Castletown, Omagh
17 March
028 8224 3292
www.nmni.com/uafp
 

 


 

Got an historical exhibition or event happening in your area? Email Charlotte Hodgman with the details and we'll do our best to include it in our online listings.
 

 

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