Events & Activities

We love showcasing the hidden gems of the Quarter and have a complete programme of  lunchtime happenings, activities and creative workshops to get you out and exploring fabulous Marylebone.

Pop along to our monthly food markets which offer an array of mouth-watering dishes every second Wednesday of the month, our guided walks promise to top up your local knowledge and our artistic and sports classes will get your creative juices flowing! All our activities are open for everyone to enjoy and on your doorstep so there’s something for everyone. Sign up to our weekly digital newsletter for the latest goings on straight to your inbox here.

  • Street Food Pop Up, Tue & Thu 11:00 - 14:30

    Street Food Pop Up, Tue & Thu 11:00 - 14:30

    Our ever popular street food traders from our regular market pop-up at George’s Park on Tuesday and Thursday’s every other week. Find a different trader every time to tickle your taste buds!

    Upcoming dates:

    Tuesday 30  April – Little Greece with its delicious selection of wraps in a choice of tasty veg and meat fillings.

    Thursday 2 May – Marrakech Kitchen serving freshly made Moroccan cuisine in wraps or as a salad box.

    Tuesday 14 May – To be announced soon!

    Thursday 16 May – To be announced soon!

    Tuesday 28 May – To be announced soon!

    Thursday 30 May – To be announced soon!

  • Marylebone Eats & Treats Food Tour, 24 Apr 18:00

    Marylebone Eats & Treats Food Tour, 24 Apr 18:00

    To support the Marylebone Food Festival, we’re offering you the chance to get to know some of the area’s favourite food hang-outs. Expect tasters and samples, come hungry and curious. Meet at 55 Baker Street for this two hour tour.

    Tickets cost £5 per person which will be donated to The Springboard Charity. Book your place here.

  • Summer Food Market, 8 May 11:00 - 15:00

    Summer Food Market, 8 May 11:00 - 15:00

    Join us for the first of our summer markets in the charming Portman Square Garden where you’ll find a tantalising selection of fresh food stalls serving an array to world cuisines – come early and hungry!

  • NEW Victorian Marylebone Walk, 24 May 13:00

    NEW Victorian Marylebone Walk, 24 May 13:00

    This walk is dedicated to Queen Victoria who was born on 24th May 1819. 200 years on, this tour will discover life in Victorian Marylebone, with its rapid population growth and the arrival of the steam railway.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • Summer Food Market, 12 Jun 11:00 - 15:00

    Summer Food Market, 12 Jun 11:00 - 15:00

    With summer (hopefully) in full swing, pop down to enjoy freshly made cuisines and artisan treats in the beautiful surroundings of Portman Square Garden. Come early to avoid the queues!

     

  • Gardens of the Quarter, 25 Jun 13:00

    Gardens of the Quarter, 25 Jun 13:00

    Discover the beautiful green spaces in the Quarter. We explore its delightful gardens and visit its charming private garden squares. Find out about the history of the gardens and how they were each used in days gone by.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • Summer In The Square, 8 - 12 Jul 11:00 - 15:00

    Summer In The Square, 8 - 12 Jul 11:00 - 15:00

    Our week-long festival returns to Portman Square Garden with a fantastic line-up of street food, games, live Wimbledon screenings and a packed programme of talks, classes and workshops in The Den. Look out for more details soon!

    Free to attend and open to all.

  • NEW The Hidden History of Tyburn Gallows, 24 Jul 13:00

    NEW The Hidden History of Tyburn Gallows, 24 Jul 13:00

    The Tyburn Gallows, near Marble Arch, was a site of public executions for many centuries, hear the stories of some of the people who were hung there and discover what unusual use the gallows were later put to.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • The Story of Selfridges, 28 Aug 13:00

    The Story of Selfridges, 28 Aug 13:00

    Join us as we take a look at the journey of Mr Selfridge, how Britain’s first department store has become the ‘Best Department Store in the world’ and the architecture of its flagship store.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • NEW Madame Tussaud - The Lady and the Legacy, 26 Sep 13:00

    NEW Madame Tussaud - The Lady and the Legacy, 26 Sep 13:00

    This 45 minute walk delves into the history of one of Britain’s most visited attractions, Madame Tussauds London. Madame Marie Tussaud mixed with French high society until she was imprisoned during the French revolution. Her death masks of executed nobility were displayed in an exhibition at the Baker Street Bazaar. On this walk we learn about the lady, her legacy and the famous faces inside.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • Murder in Marylebone (True Life Crime 1800s -1942), 23 Oct 18:00

    Murder in Marylebone (True Life Crime 1800s -1942), 23 Oct 18:00

    Tales of true life crimes in Old Marylebone, from the Blackout Ripper, a terrifying serial killer, to a murderous butler and a horrific death in a hotel. Find out how the police went about solving these crimes and discover how successful they were in apprehending the culprits. Lasts 90 minutes.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • NEW The Old Marylebone Town Hall, 27 Nov 13:00

    NEW The Old Marylebone Town Hall, 27 Nov 13:00

    Marylebone Town Hall opened in 1920 and was listed in 1981. It has now become part of the London Business School campus but is also still one of the most popular venues in London for weddings and civil partnerships including the marriages of the Beatles and several Hollywood Stars. Learn about the celebrities who liked the venue so much they got married here twice and hear about all the gossip, the history and secret royal connections.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • Public Art (Statues to Subways), 10 Dec 13:00

    Public Art (Statues to Subways), 10 Dec 13:00

    Discover the public art in the Quarter, from memorials, statues including Baker Street’s very own Sherlock Holmes to the treasures in the Wonderpass.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • Crime Fiction Writers of the Quarter, 22 Jan 13:00

    Crime Fiction Writers of the Quarter, 22 Jan 13:00

    As well as Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, we’ll be exploring the Quarter’s other crime fiction connections including the former home of the Grandfather of Detective Fiction and a murder mystery writer with links to King Kong.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • NEW SOE and the Secret Service, 26 Feb 13:00

    NEW SOE and the Secret Service, 26 Feb 13:00

    The SOE was a secret branch of the military devoted to espionage and sabotage in World War II. Learn about their Baker Street base, their clandestine methods and about more recent secret service offices in the Quarter.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.

  • Pop, Rock and Roll, 26 Mar 13:00

    Pop, Rock and Roll, 26 Mar 13:00

    Learn more about Baker Street Quarter music moguls, composers and singers, past and present, including Dusty Springfield, Gerry Rafferty, Eric Coates, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Jimi Hendrix and Hughie Green.

    Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.