Where The Craic Is Mighty: London’s Best St. Patrick’s Day Events
St Patrick’s Day is a religious and cultural celebration of the patron saint of Ireland and is marked by his death date every year. March 17th is celebrated all across the world and London is no exception. Read on to discover some of the St Patrick’s Day events with the best craic happening in London this year!
Head to FEST Camden for St Patrick’s Day bottomless brunch. Indulge in a 3 course menu of traditional Irish delicacies, including soda farl, Irish sausages and steak and Guinness pie. Bottomless Bloody Marys will be on offer from midday to 1pm along with Guinness, Baby Guinness, Magners Cider and a selection of intriguing cocktails named “Pot of Gold” and “Kiss Me I’m Irish”!
St Patrick’s Day Parade
If you are feeling up to braving the crowds, check out the St Patrick’s Day Parade and show your support for the eclectic mix of performers. Expect to see anything from Irish dancers dressed in full traditional regalia, to garish floats and Irish pipe bands.
St Patrick’s Day at Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square will be holding it’s annual celebration for St Patrick’s Day once again. This year the festivities will begin Friday 15th and carry on through to the official holiday on Sunday 17th. This one is fun for all of the family with amazing live music, ceilidh dancing, great traditional food, an Irish film festival and folk show.
Comedy Carnival’s St Patrick’s Day Show
This year Comedy Carnival is celebrating St Patrick’s Day at Bar Rumba in Leicester Square. They have an exciting line up of stellar Irish comedians, including Live At The Palladium‘s Jarlath Regan. It is sure to be an amazing night of laughter and the best Irish craic!
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St Patrick's Day comedy at @bar_rumba featuring Live At The Palladium star @jarlathregan_irishmanabroad, Show Me The Funny winner @patrickjmonahan, hilarious raconteur @mickybartlett and the entertaining @matthewmcaloone as MC. Tickets: www.comedycarnival.co.uk/events. Doors 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Show 7:30pm – 9:30pm. Book with DesignMyNight: https://goo.gl/PzPjyn #comedycarnival #standup #comedy #london #stpatrickday
St Patrick’s Day at Blues Kitchen Shoreditch
Finally, if drinks, live music and dancing is what you crave this St Patrick’s Day, try out Blues Kitchen Shoreditch! Bands will be covering songs by Van Morrison and The Pogues and the bar will be offering an array of Irish whiskies and drinks offers.