London has always been one of the best cities in the UK for crowd pleasing fun. That’s why it’s always a great place to celebrate special occasions, all ages finding common ground in the city. With Mother’s Day a few months away, there’s no better time to get organising that special treat for the woman who raised you. London has many exciting opportunities when it comes to Mother’s Day treats, allowing you the opportunity to explore many different boroughs and events. Below are some of the best Mother’s Day events taking place on the 31st March, and some of the longer running events which you could take advantage of during the weeks surrounding Mother’s Day. Wherever you’re from, there’s always something new to experience in London, and especially during a celebration.
Afternoon Teas of London
London is the perfect place to bring your mother out for a pleasant Sunday, regardless of whether it is Mother’s Day or not. This Mother’s Day is the perfect time to try out those Hotel based London afternoon teas, many of which are open to the public, not just guests at the accommodation.
Park Grand Afternoon Tea
The Park Grand Lancaster Gate and other Park Grand hotels offer up deluxe afternoon tea menus which are available every day of the week. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to indulge in the diverse menus, giving you a chance to explore Indian, Chocolate and Champagne themed menus, offering a selection of cakes, scones, sandwiches and teas to enjoy.
Exhibitions in London
London is well known for its arts and culture. What better way to enjoy Mother’s Day than with a trip to one of the many galleries and exhibitions throughout the Spring season this year. Whether it’s a performance or art showing, there’s plenty going on throughout March to take advantage of during Mother’s Day.
V & A
The V&A is the perfect Mother’s Day treat, bringing a range of exhibitions to South Kensington during the spring season. This month mother’s might especially enjoy the Christian Dior exhibition, which explore the world of the eponymous designer.
The Tate Modern is another great place to visit during Mother’s Day. Not only is it located on the South Bank and therefore great for sightseeing, but it is also one of the most exciting spaces in the UK to find modern art and contemporary pieces from across the world. You can also find a lovely bar and gift shop, so if you can’t be with your Mother on the day, you can at least find her a small souvenir from your visit.
Best London gifts for mum
What are the best gifts for Mother’s Day? It can be a tricky one, not only are you buying for your Mother, but it is a considerably smaller gift than Christmas or birthdays. Here are a few London-centric ideas for Mother’s Day gifts.
If you’re mother is based out of town, then why not treat her to a fine selection of the best flowers in London. With Freddie’s Flowers you can choose from a wide range of great flowers and can have them delivered wherever you want.
This great chocolate shop is based in Spitalfields Market and is home to some of the best organic Chocolate in the South of England. With gorgeous hampers and fine truffle selections, your mother will no doubt enjoy the great selection at Montezuma’s.