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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 11TH JULY 2013

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Alex ClareFormer chef turned singer/songwriter Alex Clare was working as an estate agent when his music career officially took off - he was showing some buyers around a house when he discovered Microsoft wanted to use his song 'Too Close' as the soundtrack for an advert for its latest version of Internet Explorer. His star continues to rise when, on Thursday 11th July, the 27-year-old from Golders Green (who once dated Amy Winehouse) plays the first concert of the 2013 Somerset House Summer Series, eleven nights of outdoor music concerts in the city centre. Clare's "startling" vocals, described as "somewhere between Joe Cocker's rasp and Terence Trent D'Arby's purr" by The Guardian, will soar out across the stunning neo-classical courtyard and into the summer night sky.

 

About Somerset House

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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Underground Stations

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Temple Tube Station
 
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Embankment Underground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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Blackfriars Railway Station
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £192  24% off
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  41% off
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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £142  42% off
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    Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from Alex Clare
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
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    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 9 minutes from Alex Clare
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Alex Clare
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    Novello Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Alex Clare
    Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
     
     
     
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    Savoy Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Alex Clare
    Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Alex Clare
    Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
     
     
     
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    Somerset House
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Alex Clare
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Alex Clare
    Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be. Exhibitions ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Alex Clare
    As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
     
     
     
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    Primrose Bakery
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Alex Clare
    If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Alex Clare
    Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    Somerset House, The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Alex Clare
    In the evenings, approach this restaurant through the fountained courtyard of Somerset House to get yourself in the mood for a magical meal. The Admiralty is ... More
     
     
     
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    Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    The New Wing Somerset House, WC2R | Same location as Alex Clare
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    Admiralty Deli at Somerset House
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Alex Clare
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 5 minutes from Alex Clare
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from Alex Clare
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Alex Clare
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    London > Leisure > Fitness
    12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Alex Clare
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    Victoria Embankment Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Alex Clare
    Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Leisure > Arts Centres
    24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 9 minutes from Alex Clare
    Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Alex Clare
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Alex Clare
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 7 minutes from Alex Clare
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    The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Alex Clare
    Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
     
     
     
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    Gordon's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Alex Clare
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    Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Alex Clare
    Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
     
     
     
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    Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Alex Clare
    Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
     
     
     
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    Somerset House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Alex Clare
    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, ... More
     
     
     
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    Two Temple Place
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Alex Clare
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    Somerset House events

     
    Sony World Photography Awards ExhibitionSony World Photography Awards ExhibitionSony World Photography Awards ExhibitionThe very best professional and amateur contemporary photography from around the world goes on display at Somerset House for the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition. From over 130,000 entries, winning and shortlisted works have been chosen in professional, youth and Open Competition categories - for amateurs and enthusiasts - showcasing the bes2015-04-25T00:00:00+01002015-05-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Now On

    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
    DATES  24th April to 10th May 2015
    VENUE  Somerset House 
    The very best professional and amateur contemporary photography from around the world goes on display at Somerset House for the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition. From over 130,000 entries, winning and shortlisted works have been chosen in professional, youth and Open Competition categories - for amateurs and enthusiasts - showcasing the bes... More about this event
     
    Blink Art And Rob Flowers Presents: How To Write A Story From Scratch!Blink Art And Rob Flowers Presents: How To Write A Story From Scratch!Rob Flowers leads a drop-in workshop to craft a unique story out of scratch art.2015-04-25T10:00:00+01002015-04-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Blink Art And Rob Flowers Presents: How To Write A Story From Scratch!
    Pick Me UpPick Me UpPick Me UpReturning to the spectacular Somerset House for its 6th year in April 2015, graphic art festival Pick Me Up asks artists to 'Tell Your Story' for this year's fair. Responses to this - visual or conceptual - are presented through all the graphic arts in a diverse range of media. At the heart of the 12-day festival in 2015 is Pick Me Up Platform, a p2015-04-25T00:00:00+01002015-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Now On

    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
    DATES  23rd April to 4th May 2015
    VENUE  Somerset House 
    Returning to the spectacular Somerset House for its 6th year in April 2015, graphic art festival Pick Me Up asks artists to 'Tell Your Story' for this year's fair. Responses to this - visual or conceptual - are presented through all the graphic arts in a diverse range of media. At the heart of the 12-day festival in 2015 is Pick Me Up Platform, a p... More about this event
     
    Pick Me Up: Graphic Arts Festival 2015Pick Me Up: Graphic Arts Festival 2015Contemporary drawings and prints by graphic artists, creative groups and galleries from all over the world, where festival-goers can watch new work produced in front of them and converse with the artists.2015-04-25T00:00:00+01002015-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Pick Me Up: Graphic Arts Festival 2015
    Secret 7''Secret 7''Secret 7''With a similar format to the RCA's secret postcard sale, Secret 7" sees artists such as Sir Peter Blake, Yoko Ono, Tatty Devine, Pure Evil and Sir Paul Smith, plus hundreds of others, create artworks that are put up for a secret sale. However, instead of postcards the artists will redesign covers of seven different singles from well-known bands, ea2015-04-25T10:00:00+01002015-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Free EventNow On

    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Craft | PRICING  Free  
    DATES  10th April to 3rd May 2015
    VENUE  Somerset House 
    With a similar format to the RCA's secret postcard sale, Secret 7" sees artists such as Sir Peter Blake, Yoko Ono, Tatty Devine, Pure Evil and Sir Paul Smith, plus hundreds of others, create artworks that are put up for a secret sale. However, instead of postcards the artists will redesign covers of seven different singles from well-known bands, ea... More about this event
     
    Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & AftermathMaggi Hambling: War Requiem & AftermathSite-specific installation, sculpture, painting and film by the British artist.2015-04-25T12:00:00+01002015-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
    Category: event
    Free EventOngoing
    Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath
    The Unseen EmporiumThe Unseen EmporiumExploration of materials, science and design, with the opportunity to purchase from a range of gifts.2015-04-25T10:00:00+01002015-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
    Category: event
    Free EventOngoing
    The Unseen Emporium
    Eye Presents: Sound Image Process With Tomato: TalkEye Presents: Sound Image Process With Tomato: TalkWith graphic design John L Walters.2015-04-28T19:00:00+01002015-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    On Soon
    Eye Presents: Sound Image Process With Tomato: Talk
    Professor Sir Simon Wessely And Maggi Hambling In ConversationProfessor Sir Simon Wessely And Maggi Hambling In ConversationThe psychiatrist and contemporary artist discuss.2015-04-29T17:00:00+01002015-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    On Soon

    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
    DATES  21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th May 2015
    VENUE  Somerset House 
    Somerset House hosts the first edition of Photo London from 21st to 24th May - a major photography fair featuring nearly 70 leading international galleries with an emphasis on emerging talent and new work by established names. The inaugural edition of Londons new international photography fair combines a commercial art fair with a varied and well-b... More about this event
     
     

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    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

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    Paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century....More

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    Site-specific installation, sculpture, painting and film by the British artist....More

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    Exhibitions | Until 3rd May 2015 

    Somerset House

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    Exhibitions | Until 25th May 2015 

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    A groundbreaking exhibition displaying some of the surviving drawings from Goya's private albums....More

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    Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery

    A collaboration between students from both The Courtauld Institute of Art and the University of Manchester, exploring the aspects of ...More

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    Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2015 

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    Exploration of materials, science and design, with the opportunity to purchase from a range of gifts....More

    Blink Art And Rob Flowers Presents: How To Write A Story From Scratch!
    Kids Events | Until 25th April 2015 

    Somerset House

    Rob Flowers leads a drop-in workshop to craft a unique story out of scratch art....More

    Mamma Mia!
    Mamma Mia!
    Theatre | Until 25th October 2015 

    Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

    Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

     
     
     
     
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