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St Patrick's Day events 2024

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There's lot's going on around Britain this year!

London Parade and Festival

Irish in Britain will be be joining the more than 50,000 people who are expected at this year's parade and festival, hosted by the mayor of London. Come and say hello at our stall in Trafalgar Square!

The parade goes from Piccadilly to Whitehall, and the festival in Trafalgar Square is from 12noon to 6pm showcasing arts, music, culture and food.

Alongside the main stage, International Chef of the Year 2019, Anna Haugh will be running food demos. There’ll also be children’s workshops so come along and join in the fun. 

Irish Drag Queen and activist Panti Bliss will be grand marshal of this year's parade.

Find out more HERE.

Leeds Irish Health and Homes

Join Leeds Irish health and Homes for a St Patrick's Day party.

There will be food, music and dancing at Leeds Irish Centre for community members.

Wednesday 13 March.

Tickets only - email:

We'll also be taking part in the 25th Leeds St Patrick's Day on Millennium Square.

Bradford Irish Society

Join us as we take over the Prince's Ballroom in the stunning Midland Hotel Bradford for an evening of traditional Irish music and dance.

The Ivy Leaf Céilí Band will be with us providing us with the music alongside Tom Kelleher as caller.

Whether you're a seasoned dancer or just looking to have some fun, this event is perfect for all skill levels.

Friday 15 March 7pm-11pm

Tickets here.

Leicester's St Patrick's Day Parade

Join us as we paint the town green and celebrate the Irish culture and heritage.

Whether you have Irish roots or simply love a good celebration, Leicester’s parade celebration is not to be missed!

12 noon 17 March

Meet: New Walk next to Holy Cross Church.

Details HERE.

Nottingham St Patrick's Festival

The festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary!

Concert Programme – 17 March

11.30 – 4.30 in Market Square, Elaine Marren Memorial Stage with MC Gerry Molumby

To find out about the full programme of events for St Patrick's Day in Nottingham. Download HERE.

Fréa's Big Irish Breakfast

Join Fréa’s Big Irish Breakfast!

Breakfasts are taking place across the North of England and the rest of the world!

“A Fréa Big Irish Breakfast can be whatever you want it to be, from a cup of tea to a full Irish. And you can do it solo, or you can use it as an excuse to connect with friends, family and colleagues - in person or online.”

Find out how you can join in HERE

London Irish Centre

Join the party after the rugby at The London Irish Centre for a big St Patrick’s eve celebration, featuring comedy, Irish dance (with a twist) and the rip-roaring sounds of Jiggy.

Saturday 16 March, 8.30pm

Doors, 20:00, Show, 20.30

Details and tickets HERE.

W.E Irish St Patrick’s Day Parade & CultureFest Party

Join Us for the W.E. Irish St Patrick’s Day Parade & CultureFest Party!

Sunday 17th March, 12-8pm

Parade starts at1pm at: M-Shed, Bristol City Centre (Parade participants gather to meet @ 12:00)

Full details HERE.

Irish Cultural Centre

Irish Singer Songwriter and Actor Niall McNamee brings the annual BIG St Patrick’s Day Gig to the Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith, as he explores his heavy influences of The Pogues, Christy Moore, The Dubliners and Paul Brady with his full band.

Sunday17 March 7.30pm

Details and tickets HERE.

Brian Boru Irish Club

Friday 15 March 2-7pm St Patrick's karaoke and social then 8-11pm Irish trad music session.

Saturday 16 March 8pm live Irish band

Sunday 17 march 1pm St Patrick's Day march 2pm Irish music/ dancing 6pm live music with Steve Needham

Find out more HERE.

Luton Irish Centre

Join us for the biggest St Patrick's festival yet!

It's the big 25th Anniversary Parade with a host of great bands, singers and entertainment.

There will be activities for all the family, education, music and the arts.

Find out more HERE.

Irish Film and TV UK

Following on from St. Brigid’s and St. Patrick’s Day festivities, Irish Film and TV UK presents a programme of films celebrating the strength and diversity of Irish cinema.

IFTUK will be launching a free to screen programme of Irish films from the IFTUK App. This will be led by Chiara Viale’s THE NEW MUSIC and Sam Ulemann’s THE EDGE OF CHAOS plus Irish Shorts.

Jersey Irish Society

This years Jersey Irish Society Black Tie Ball shall be at the Royal Yacht, St Helier, with local talented dancers from Cannon O’Rafferty School of Irish Dance and Sean-nós dancer and current World Champion Gearóid Ó Droighneáin flying into the Island to enthral our guests with their talents and the 'Craic of Don’, keeping those dancing shoes tapping with some wonderful live music.

There's lots going on in Jersey for St Patrick's, more details HERE.