Save the date: UK in March

Don’t miss these events this month 

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The toughest open-water endurance swim, London’s Beer & Cider Festival and Neymar Jr’s Five: These are the 5 events you can’t miss in March

Don’t miss out on these events:

  • Neymar Jr’s Five
  • ​The Weeknd
  • London Beer & Cider Festival
  • Red Bull Neptune Steps
  • Bear Grylls Survival Course


Five go to Rio
England and Scotland

Reckon your five-a-side team could take on the world? Put them to the test. Neymar Jr’s Five is a tournament with a difference – every time a team concedes a goal they lose a player until one team is all gone or the game ends. Qualifying runs through March, with the winners flying to the finals in Rio.

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March 5-14 

Various venues across UK

In 2010, The Weeknd was the mysterious name behind a series of amazing R&B tunes posted to YouTube. In 2017, he’s a Grammy-award-winner whose latest album, Starboy,  features collaborations with Daft PunkLana Del Rey and Kendrick Lamar. Now he’s riding that success with the Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 world tour, hitting Manchester, Newcastle, London and Glasgow.

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March 8-10

Drinkers’ delight
Camden Centre, London

Looking for the best selection of beer in London? For three days it’s at the London Beer & Cider Festival – 150 craft beers, plus imported US tipples and wines and ciders. Plus a pop-up kitchen to line your stomach.


London Beer & Cider Festival

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March 18   

The big freeze 
Maryhill Locks, Glasgow 

The UK’s toughest open-water endurance swim, Red Bull Neptune Steps, returns with a splash. A 420m uphill race through the freezing waters of the Forth and Clyde Canal, it features 18m of lock gates to be scaled and canal boats to clamber over. Last year 200 competitors punished themselves for the crown; this year 400 are taking the plunge, including British Olympic triathlete Gordon Benson


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March 25-26 

Wild night 
Brecon Beacons, South Downs & Dartmoor

It takes more than drinking your own pee out of a snake’s skin to be a true survivor, as Bear Grylls’ 24-hour Adult Survival Course will show you. More bushcraft than military training, this 16-person day and nighter teaches you to navigate the wilderness, build shelters, survive an attack, and hunt, skin and gut animals. With limited food and water and no tent provided, you’ll have to adapt quickly.


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