This March we’ve highlighted some of our best attraction events going on around the country and in the US. From the Cricket World Cup sparking keen interest into the game to a slightly raucous new exhibit at the Asian Art Museum, there’s a variety of exciting things to do with your Smartsave vouchers this Spring.
Lord’s Tour (Lord’s Cricket Ground, London)
With the World Cup well underway, there’s no better time to visit the home of cricket. Get into the spirit and tour the magnificent grounds, go behind the scenes and see the Dressing Rooms, the MCC Museum containing the famous Ashes Urn and the J.P. Morgan Media Centre for unparalleled views of the stadium.
WWII Weekend at Action Stations (Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth)
7th – 8th March: To commemorate the second blitz of Portsmouth during the second World War, Action Stations will be hosting a themed weekend to get into the wartime atmosphere. There’ll be music from the era as well as beauty and fashion displays.
Take part in family challenge events and special interest tours and learn the history of the boathouse that was bombed. Entry to this event is free with a valid ticket!
Mark Boxer & Heckling Hitler (Cartoon Museum, London)
The Cartoon Museum showcases the best of British cartoon history. Throughout March, the works of the great caricaturist Mark Boxer will be on display – over 80 items featuring the royal family, celebrities, figures from politics and more.
There’s also the Heckling Hitler exhibit which begins on the 25th March which will explore WWII in cartoons and comics, more details are to follow on their website.
Body Worlds: Pulse (Discovery Times Square, New York)
An exposition unlike any other, experience the breakthrough works of the eccentric scientist, Gunther von Hagens and his inspiring and thought-provoking displays of the human body through a unique process called plastination which enables the preservation of human body parts.
See beneath our skin; learn how the body functions, its vulnerabilities, challenges and potential. What’s more is that each body on display is real, selflessly donated for the purpose of gaining an insight into the human body.
Seduction (Asian Art Museum, San Francisco)
20th Feb – 10th May: A museum dedicated to displaying the achievements of Asian artists throughout history, with each exhibit demonstrating profound imagery, themes and emotions. The new ‘Seduction’ exhibit does just that, igniting curiosity and intrigue into Japan’s former Red-light district, Yoshiwara. The artworks of the “floating world” ignore the unforgiving realities of the sex trade and create an idyllic, hedonistic world.