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12 Mother’s Day Events to Treat Your Mum To

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12 Mother’s Day Events to Treat Your Mum To

Forget the card and chocolates this year and spend some quality time together


Looking to spend some quality time with your mum this Mother’s Day rather than delivering the same old card and box of chocolates? If you’ve exhausted all the ideas in our new Mother’s Day Gift Guide, or mum just deserves something extra special on top, check out our round-up of the best Mother’s Day events in London and beyond, for 2018.

Mother’s Days Events 2018

Mother’s Day Millinery at The Wellesley Knightsbridge

Mother's Day Millinery at The Wellesley Knightsbridge

Head down to the fabulously elegant Wellesley Hotel shortly after Mothering Sunday to treat your Mum to an unforgettable mothers day experience. Award winning milliner, Katherine Elizabeth, will be joining in on the activities to help Mothers and Daughters create the most fabulous hats to take home. Take a seat in the hotel’s opulent art deco jazz lounge afterwards to be in afternoon tea heaven and toast some bubbles to celebrate your amazing Mum! 15 April,

The London Cabaret Club at the Bloomsbury Ballroom

The London Cabaret Club at the Bloomsbury Ballroom

For something a little different this Mothers Day, bring your Mum down to London’s opulent art deco venue The Bloomsbury Ballroom, and treat her to the award-winning immersive cabaret and dining experience by The London Cabaret Club. Prepare to spoil your Mum silly with an evening of smashing entertainment after surprising her with a bouquet of flowers and bespoke cocktail. For two-days only, the experience will celebrate the rich heritage of British Culture as well as feature stars from the West-End. After the event, your mum will be served up a personalised dessert with the chance to take a souvenir photo with the stars of the show to remember your fabulous evening! Available to add on to any ticket to The London Cabaret Club on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th March 2018 for an additional £30,

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Luxury Mothers Day Escape to Jersey

The Club Hotel & Spa

Pack yours and your mums bags this March and take a trip down to Jersey for a Mothers Day you both won’t forget! An indulgent stay at The Club Hotel & Spa is just what you need to relax. Wash your worries away in the hotel’s stunning pool and treat Mum to a well-needed massage! Afterwards, enjoy a delicious afternoon tea created by Bohemia’s Head Pastry Chef, Ellen de Jager. It even comes with a gift for mum too! Afternoon tea £19.95 per head,

Florimania at Hampton Court Palace

Florimania at Hampton Court Palace

Jump on the train to Hampton Court Palace this Mothers Day weekend for a bloomin’ good surprise. Flowers from all around the world including India, Holland and Canada are being showcased, as well as demonstrations held every day (11:30am and 14:00pm) and an appearance from The Hampton Court Florilegium Society, as they display a selection of their work and demonstrate their unique painting techniques. Go along to discover the continents of the world through flowers alongside your lovely mum! 9 – 11 March,

Mother’s Day Lunch at The Arch London

The Arch London

The Arch London

Shower your mum with love (and food) on Mothering Sunday by treating her to a three-course lunch at the luxury boutique hotel, The Arch London. Choose to sink your teeth into some Dorset crab served with cucumber and avocado for starters, then go meaty for mains and choose the Norfolk roast black chicken with crushed Jersey royals. Leave some room for desert as chocolate and passionfruit crème is on the menu as well as marmalade ice cream. Fancy a quintessentially British Afternoon Tea to celebrate instead? You’ve come to the right place! Your mum will feel truly spoilt as she receives a luxury gift whilst sipping on a glass of Taittinger Brut Reserve and munching on treats such as rose and lavender macaroons. 11 March,

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National Trust Mother’s Day Holiday Treats

Hartwell House Spa, Aylesbury

View of Hartwell House across the lake ©National Trust Images, James Dobson

Go all out this Mother’s Day and spend it in a National Trust holiday property for an unforgettable weekend with your nearest and dearest. With properties sleeping up to nine people, be sure to invite the whole family along to celebrate, from Mothers to Grandmothers and even pets are welcome! Choose to create your special Mothers Day memories in an Isle of Wight hideaway, a Cornish farmhouse or even Louis XVIII’s former Grade I listed house, among many more fabulous options. Remember to treat Mum to breakfast in bed or run her a candle lit bath. After all, she deserves it! Whats better? Each stay at one of the properties contributes towards the charity’s conservation commitments.

The Devonshire Club’s Mother’s Day Brunch

The Devonshire Club's Mother's Day Brunch

What is the weekend without brunch? And what is afternoon tea without your Mum? Treat your Mum to an indulgent experience at the Devonshire Club and put a huge smile on her face this year! Choose from Brunch in the Brasserie or Afternoon Tea in the Garden Room and celebrate Mothering Sunday the right way, with a glass of bubbly in your hand and listening to the peaceful sounds of a harpist! Guests can choose from the a la carte menu for lunch which includes their brand new delicate smoked salmon, served with a poached egg, slow roasted vine tomatoes and a rocket salad. Afternoon Tea of course features cakes, sandwiches, macaroons and a delicious gin-infused tea, just when you thought Mother’s Day couldn’t get any better! Sunday 11 March,

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Susannah Lovis Jewellery

Susannah Lovis Jewellery

Take a trip to Mayfair’s iconic Burlington Arcade with your one-of-a-kind mum this Sunday for an exclusive opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. Bring along a piece of your mother’s jewellery that she’s had in the back of her drawer for a while and redesign it into a future heirloom she will treasure for years to come. Prepare to sip bubbles and munch chocolate together as Savannah gives you a personal one-to-one consultation to change your mum’s jewellery collection forever. Spoiling your mum couldn’t be more fun this Mother’s Day! Bookings are required

Fortnum & Mason’s Mothering Sundae, Piccadilly

Fortnum and Mason's Mothering Sundae

Mum got a sweet tooth? Jump on a train to Piccadilly and taste Fortnum & Mason’s limited-edition Mothering Sundae this weekend. Munch on your delicious snack inside the award-winning home of their decadent ice cream creations, The Parlour, and prepare yourselves to enter dessert heaven. Their Mothering Sundae includes not only Rose, Violet and Chocolate ice cream, but a turkish delight topping as well as strawberries, chocolate sauce, crystallised rose petals and edible flowers – Definitely one for the Instagram! Mothering Sundae costs £12.50, available 10-11 March,

Mothers Day at Four Seasons

Four Seasons Mothers Day

Indulge in the perfect Mothers Day experience of Afternoon Tea and Flower Arranging at the Rotunda Lounge inside Four Seasons this Sunday. Take a seat in the stylish and elegant lounge and enjoy a floral afternoon tea sat underneath the stunning art deco domed ceiling. The exclusive Mother’s Day event gives guests the opportunity to create their very own bouquet of flowers to take home with the help from acclaimed florist, Paula Rooney. £65 per person, available from 2-5pm 11 March,

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Bouquet & Bubbles at St Martins Courtyard

Bouquet & Bubbles

Flowers and Bubbles, what else could your Mum want this Mother’s Day? Freixenet and The Covent Garden Academy of Flowers are hosting a ‘Fizz and Floristry’ masterclass providing the ultimate Mothers Day treat to spoil your Mum to this year. Expect to spend your day creating your very own hand-tied bouquet whilst toasting a glass of Freixenet’s premium Cordon Rosado cava to thank your Mum for everything she does for you! Whats more? Each guest will take home their magnificent floral creations, as well as their very own bottle of Freixenet Cordon Rosado. 9-10 March between 10:30am and 16:00pm, £110pp, The Covent Garden Academy of Flowers, St Martin’s Courtyard, 9 Slingsby Place, Covent Garden, WC2E 9AB  

Mothers Day Brunch at 45 Jermyn St.

Mother's Day Brunch at 45 Jermyn Street

Book a table for Sunday brunch at 45 Jermyn St. to try one of their new and unique dishes which include Eggs Benedict with Lobster and a Potato, Jamon and Fried Duck Egg dish which sits on a bed of Avocado and is topped with Virgin Mary sauce. Bloody Mary’s have never looked so good! Three different twists will be available on the day including Dirty Mary, Virtuous Mary and Hinomaru Mary. It would be a bloody shame not to treat your mum to brunch here on Mother’s Day! 45 Jermyn Street, Corner of Jermyn Street and Duke Street, London, SW1 6DN

Still need to buy a present? Read our Mother’s Day gift guide for inspiration


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