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Tue 15 Oct (Press Preview) 12noon-1pm | Wed 16 to Fri 18 Oct 11am-6pm, Sat 19 & Sun 20 Oct 10am-6pm
 
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1:54 Contemporary African Art FairThe first-ever international fair dedicated to modern and contemporary African art, 1:54 takes place at Somerset House during Frieze week with an area specially designed for the event by acclaimed Ghanaian-born British architect David Adjaye. Taking its name from the 54 countries on the continent, 1:54 will showcase modern African art, reflecting the diversity in artistic practices rooted in Africa. Bringing together more than 15 selected galleries representing over 70 artists, the contemporary African art fair promises to offer art buyers a significant cross-sectional-insight into art from the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent with curated exhibitions and discussions. Highlights include talks with Chris Dercon, Director of Tate Modern and with the fair's designer David Adjaye.

 

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Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, as well as the Embankment Galleries (which replaced the Hermitage Rooms and The Gilbert Collection - the latter re-opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum in June 2009). More about Somerset House

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Hiatus KaiyoteHiatus KaiyoteHiatus Kaiyote2015 was a fantastic year for Australian four-piece Hiatus Kaiyote, receiving their second Grammy nomination and performing sell out shows across the world. And 2016 is turning out to be just as memorable as the Melbourne music makers merge poetry and polyrhythms in the courtyard of Somerset House. The group's sound, according to the Wall Street Jo2016-07-07T00:00:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATES  Running from  Thursday 7th July 2016untilThursday 7th July 2016
VENUE  Somerset House 
2015 was a fantastic year for Australian four-piece Hiatus Kaiyote, receiving their second Grammy nomination and performing sell out shows across the world. And 2016 is turning out to be just as memorable as the Melbourne music makers merge poetry and polyrhythms in the courtyard of Somerset House. The group's sound, according to the Wall Street Jo... More about this event
 
Paul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, formerly of The Beautiful South, perform songs from What Have We Become, the album which saw them reunite for the first time since the multi-million selling days of The Beautiful South - when songs like Perfect 10 and Don't Marry Her helped the band sell more than 15 million records. Described by the BBC as "the Alan 2016-07-08T00:00:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Running from  Friday 8th July 2016untilFriday 8th July 2016
VENUE  Somerset House 
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Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts
DATES  Running from  Saturday 9th July 2016untilSaturday 9th July 2016
VENUE  Somerset House 
The Mercury Prize-winning poet and musician from north London sings of love and loss, despair and hope, pride and self-belief in his haunting debut album At Least For Now. "There are echoes of French-language chansons - Eric Satie, Léo Ferré, recent collaborator Charles Aznavour," in Benjamin Clementine's music says The Guardian, as well as nods ... More about this event
 
Laura MvulaLaura MvulaLaura MvulaShe appeared at the Proms two years in a row, in 2013 and 2014, and now Laura Mvula returns to London to headline a gig at Somerset House. Having sung in a church choir as a child, Mvula studied violin and piano and spent three years studying composition at the Birmingham Conservatoire. She has since performed at Glastonbury, in support of Prince, 2016-07-10T00:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
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VENUE  Somerset House 
She appeared at the Proms two years in a row, in 2013 and 2014, and now Laura Mvula returns to London to headline a gig at Somerset House. Having sung in a church choir as a child, Mvula studied violin and piano and spent three years studying composition at the Birmingham Conservatoire. She has since performed at Glastonbury, in support of Prince, ... More about this event
 
Everything EverythingEverything EverythingEverything EverythingThe Manchester-formed quartet, fronted by the singer Jonathan Higgs, performs art-rock infused indie-pop from the third album Get To Heaven in the outdoor courtyard of Somerset House. "Confusing references to soft-boiled eggs and toad-in-the-hole are punctuated by the sinister clattering of a low-register piano that could have been flown in from an2016-07-11T00:00:00+01002016-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
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VENUE  Somerset House 
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Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
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VENUE  Somerset House 
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Courtney BarnettCourtney BarnettCourtney BarnettThe Australian indie rock singer-songwriter and guitarist promotes the emotionally raw debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. "Before last year, Courtney Barnett was a relatively obscure Australian singer-songwriter," says Rolling Stone magazine. "But then she got nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy, and beat out Tame2016-07-13T00:00:00+01002016-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
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VENUE  Somerset House 
The Australian indie rock singer-songwriter and guitarist promotes the emotionally raw debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. "Before last year, Courtney Barnett was a relatively obscure Australian singer-songwriter," says Rolling Stone magazine. "But then she got nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy, and beat out Tame... More about this event
 
Caravan PalaceCaravan PalaceCaravan PalaceParisian electro swing band, who energetically fuse hedonistic house and old school jazz. Caravan Palace is "an unlikely amalgamation of jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and Daft Punk," according to the Independent, "they're an irresistible (Christmas) party band, whose raison d'etre is to get people dancing." A big draw on the festival circuit, thi2016-07-14T00:00:00+01002016-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
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VENUE  Somerset House 
Parisian electro swing band, who energetically fuse hedonistic house and old school jazz. Caravan Palace is "an unlikely amalgamation of jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and Daft Punk," according to the Independent, "they're an irresistible (Christmas) party band, whose raison d'etre is to get people dancing." A big draw on the festival circuit, thi... More about this event
 
Jack SavorettiJack SavorettiJack SavorettiFollowing his critically acclaimed album Between the Minds, released in 2006, London-based Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti is back with a new album, Written In Scars, four years after he quit music. This time around Savoretti has "completely changed" the way he writes, "abandoning structure for a looser, loopier, almost circular appr2016-07-15T00:00:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Running from  Friday 15th July 2016untilFriday 15th July 2016
VENUE  Somerset House 
Following his critically acclaimed album Between the Minds, released in 2006, London-based Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti is back with a new album, Written In Scars, four years after he quit music. This time around Savoretti has "completely changed" the way he writes, "abandoning structure for a looser, loopier, almost circular appr... More about this event
 
St GermainSt GermainSt GermainThe pioneer of French Touch, real name Ludovic Navarre, whose eclectic style melds house, acid jazz and nu-jazz, comes to Somerset House this July. After the success of his 2000 album Tourist, a hugely popular hybrid of dance music and jazz, it took Navarre five years of research and experimentation into the music of West Africa, spending time in t2016-07-16T00:00:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Running from  Saturday 16th July 2016untilSaturday 16th July 2016
VENUE  Somerset House 
The pioneer of French Touch, real name Ludovic Navarre, whose eclectic style melds house, acid jazz and nu-jazz, comes to Somerset House this July. After the success of his 2000 album Tourist, a hugely popular hybrid of dance music and jazz, it took Navarre five years of research and experimentation into the music of West Africa, spending time in t... More about this event
 
 

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