A free St. Paddy's celebration, a classic car boot sale, and some ultra-rare whiskey

Jason Allen

London Freebie of the Week
Ahh! The Irish are coming! They’ve taken over the HMS President and loaded it up with DJs & bars for an early St. Paddy's celebration tomorrow night, all courtesy of the folks from Craic-It. A ticket gets you on board, plus a welcome drink -- and the first four peeps who tweet @CraicItLondon telling their best St. Paddy's day misadventure get ‘em for free! Become a craic addict right here

Friday, March 14th: Dalston favorite The Shacklewell Arms are starting their own bi-monthly micro fest of almost-discovered bands, plus a record fair, craft ale showcase, food stalls, and more. Oh yeah, and the best part: it’s free if you RSVP. Get all the deets here Continue Reading

Saturday, March 15th: After successful one-off events last year, The Classic Car Boot Sale is back, and this time they’re rolling out the party for two full days. There’ll be vintage duds, collectables, records, and tons more, all sold out of some of the hottest cars that have ever graced our roads. Keeping on the wheels theme, there will be a whole slew of food trucks like Anna Maes Mac N Cheese, B.O.B.’s Lobster, Bleeker St. Burger, etc. Start revving your engine here

Saturday, March 15th: Holy F*caccia is taking over cyclist haven Look Mum No Hands! for a night of Italian breaded treats, incl. home-baked Focaccia Crostini w Lardo Mousse. Peep his delicious poking Twitter feed right here.

Monday, March 17th: In the spirit of St. Paddy’s Day, Indie Ales is showing us how there's way more to stout than just Guinness -- but its a good place to start. Put on lots of green, an over-sized hat, and get a crash-course in the resurgence of British stouts and porters. Book your spot, here

Monday, March 17th: Private brown booze club The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is opening its doors to the public in a run-up to Whisky Week (also: Whiskey Week is a thing!). Besides having some of the rarest bottles around, they have also teamed up with British chocolateir William Curley to create a chocolate & whisky flight that is basically the best of all things. Indulge here