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Things to do on Mother's Day in London

Treat your mum to the mother of all Mother's Days at one of London's best mumsy events

Three cheers for mums! Without whom none of us would be here. If you're looking for something to do this Mother's Day (Sunday March 26 2017) but stuck for ideas, don't worry, we've found the best mum-friendly events in London so you don't have to trawl the internet. You could take mother-dearest to one of the best new art exhibitions or a great new theatre show, or for a spin around London's best shops and then a spot of sunday lunch. Whatever you decide on, get it spot-on with our round-up of the best events in London this Mother's Day 2017. 

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The best Mother's Day events in London

Joseph Hooker: Putting plants in their place

A good one for last-minute plans, Kew's newest exhibition charts British botanist Joseph Hooker discoveries through botanical drawings and has the earliest western illustration of Mount Everest on display. Once you've schooled up on the latin names for daffodils and crocus, you can stroll through the largest display of spring flowers in the country.

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Kew Gardens , Kew Until Sunday September 17 2017

David Hockney

Treat your ma to some culture this Mother's with a trip to David Hockney's major retrospective at Tate Britain. The 80-year old Yorkshireman is a giant of twentieth-century art, a painter with an incredible eye for the iconic. But this show isn’t just some stodgy funereal look back – Hockney is still painting, and he’s still good. 

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Tate Britain , Westminster Until Monday May 29 2017

Mother's Day Hand-Tied Bouquet Workshop, Little Bud x Social Pantry

Does flower arranging and bottomless prosecco sound like your kind of Tuesday. Then your in luck, as this Mother's Day event from Little Bud is offering exactly that. Create a hand-tied bouquet and add flair to your outfit with flower button holes à la 1980s Morrissey. Don't forget to take home your Little Bud x Social Pantry goodie bag at the end of the evening. 

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Social Pantry Café , Clapham Junction Tuesday March 28 2017

St Pancras International Mother's Day workshop

Create a hand-tied flower bouquet beneath the watchful eyes of John Betjeman (well, his statue) at this Mother's Day workshop in the restored Victorian architectural surroundings of The Grand Terrace at St Pancras International Station. With the help of trained florists from Moyses Stevens, attendees will learn to mix and match blooms with evergreen foliage. 

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Until Mon Mar 27

Or take mum out for tea and cake

Afternoon tea in London

The traditional afternoon tea is a thing of beauty when done properly, and it's also the perfect to treat mum for Mother's Day.

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By: Time Out London Food & Drink

Comments

5 comments
Sophie E
Sophie E

You can always consider a new fashion stylist career. It's better than cakes on the hips.

A lot of mums don't want to go back to the same old job instead they love our online fashion training academy. Training, Support and mentoring www.3coloursrule.com/training

Fleur F
Fleur F

Shocked by you view of mothers and therefore woman in general.  flowers, tea and homeware. really!??????

bob
bob

what happens if you dont have that much money. you carnt just go to london for free.

Ley Holloway
Ley Holloway

Old fashioned view of Mum, I'm a Mum and Grandma, my choice would have been the Ice Age art exhibition at the British Museum.