1st: St David’s Day
Saint David is the patron saint of Wales. He founded a Celtic monastic community on the western headland of
Pembrokeshire n the Sixth Century. Daffodils or leeks are pinned on clothes on Saint David's Day.
8th-14th: National Butchers Week
Support your local butcher week. The National Butchers Week focuses on independent butchers in the UK. For a full list of
independent Butchers in London by post code see our Traditional Butchers Directory
14th: Mothers Day
In the past it became customary for young people, who were working as servants, to be given a holiday on Mothering Sunday.
They could use this day to visit their own mother and take a gift of food or clothing to her
17th: St Patrick’s Day
The patron saint of Ireland. He is said to have died on March 17 in or around the year 493
20th: Spring Equinox
The spring, or vernal, equinox marks the point in space and time when the sun moves across the celestial equator.
28th: British Summertime
Daylight Saving Time was introduced by the Summer Time Act of 1916. Clocks are turned forward 1 hour.
Food in season:
Spring Onions. White onions harvested at a young age