Mother’s Day has been observed in countries all over the world for many years as the one day of the year on which children celebrate their mothers. Little ones might prepare breakfast in bed and make a homemade card, and big kids might arrange something on a grander scale, such as celebrating Mother’s Day in London. If you feel like treating your mum to a special weekend away this year, get some inspiration with our guide to everything that’s going on in London this Mother’s Day!
When is Mother’s Day 2020?
In 2020 Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 22nd March.
Mother’s Day: London Events
There’s plenty going on in London this Mother’s Day if you’re looking for something fun to do. Read on for ideas catered to her hobbies and interests.
If she likes plants and flowers
Running from 27th February to 22nd March, the Camellia Festival at Chiswick House showcases a stunning collection of colourful camellias that is widely considered a national treasure. The garden was first planted in the early 19th century, and a number of the plants seen today are descendants of the originals. 2020 brings the 10th anniversary of this free-entry show.
If she’s a chocoholic
MyChocolate’s Regent’s Canal branch is hosting three very special chocolate events on Mother’s Day. At 11am is the Original Chocolate Workshop, 2pm is the Chocolate Treasure Hunt, and 3pm is Luxury Chocolate Making. As far as London’s Mother’s Day events go, these are sure to be up there with the most deliciously memorable! Attend an event.
If she’s an art enthusiast
Greenwich’s quirky Fan Museum is devoted to displaying handheld fans from over the years. They are running a Heroic Figures exhibition from 1st February to 24th May in 2020, which focuses on the portrayal of heroes and heroines throughout history. Expect to see everything from Greek military leaders to modern sportsmen and women.
If she’s interested in history
In addition to visiting some of London’s museums, a mum interested in history might be interested to learn more about inspirational women who have come from London specifically. Our capital is full of important sites and museums which illustrate the impact that various women have had in society in a range of fields, from politics to sports.
If she deserves some pampering
After a long Mother’s Day in London exploring the city, treat her to an overnight stay that offers a true sense of relaxation and luxury. With three locations in London, Gem Hotels offer a Mother's Day Special that includes a welcome drink and cream tea for two, as well as a full English breakfast in the morning and 15% off selected rooms.