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London TomorrowLondon TomorrowAn exhibition of works and proposals by the first graduating students of the London School of Architecture.2017-06-24T12:00:00+01002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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London Tomorrow
 
Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary ScentPerfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary ScentPerfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary ScentSomerset House's new exhibition, Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent, invites visitors into a vibrant new scent scene. A multi-sensory show, it showcases ten extraordinary perfumes from the past two decades - and the perfumers who created them - that are changing the perceptions of scent today. The exhibition begins with an overvi2017-06-24T00:00:00+01002017-09-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
PRICING  Adult £11, concession £9
DATES  21st June to 17th September 2017
Somerset House's new exhibition, Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent, invites visitors into a vibrant new scent scene. A multi-sensory show, ... More about this event
 
Peroni Ambra: The TerracePeroni Ambra: The TerracePeroni Ambra: The TerraceTo celebrate the launch of Peroni's new offering, Peroni Ambra, Somerset House presents The Terrace. The summer-long al fresco event transports guests to the rural Chinotto orchard of Northwest Italy to bring to life the citrus flavours found in the new tipple, which is inspired by the Italian ritual of the 'aperitivo' and served over ice with an o2017-06-24T00:00:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Ongoing

event > Foodie Events > Festivals & Exhibitions
DATES  1st April to 30th September 2017
To celebrate the launch of Peroni's new offering, Peroni Ambra, Somerset House presents The Terrace. The summer-long al fresco event transports guests to the r... More about this event
 
The Learned Society Of Extra-Ordinary ObjectsThe Learned Society Of Extra-Ordinary ObjectsImaginative works based on everyday objects by sculptor Richard Wentworth ceramicist, Richard Slee, Scottish Indian artist, Jasleen Kaur jewellery-maker Hans Stofer and furniture designer, Max Frommeld.2017-07-05T11:00:00+01002017-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOn Soon
The Learned Society Of Extra-Ordinary Objects
 
Norah JonesNorah JonesThe nine time Grammy Award-winning songstress performs heartfelt jazz-pop from her sixth studio album, her first LP in six years. Support from The Candles.2017-07-06T19:30:00+01002017-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Norah Jones
 
Somerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesNine-time Grammy Award winner Norah Jones, critically acclaimed electronic duo Goldfrapp and festival favourites Foster The People are all on the line-up at this year's Somerset House Summer Series. Birdy, Warpaint, The Cinematic Orchestra and Tom Misch are also dropping by the central courtyard of Somerset House for the eleven day Summer Series, a2017-07-06T00:00:00+01002017-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon

event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
PRICING  £29.50-£49.50 plus booking fee
DATES  6th to 16th July 2017
Nine-time Grammy Award winner Norah Jones, critically acclaimed electronic duo Goldfrapp and festival favourites Foster The People are all on the line-up at th... More about this event
 
Damian Jr Gong MarleyDamian Jr Gong MarleyThe Jamaican singer-songwriter performs his reggae originals.2017-07-07T19:30:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Damian Jr Gong Marley
 
The Cinematic OrchestraThe Cinematic OrchestraNu-jazz and electronic collective formed by Jason Swinscoe. Moses Sumney supports.2017-07-08T19:30:00+01002017-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
The Cinematic Orchestra
 
GoldfrappGoldfrappMajestic synthpop and operatic electronica from the duo of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, known for the songs Number 1, Ooh La La and A&E. Sloes support.2017-07-09T19:30:00+01002017-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Goldfrapp
 
WarpaintWarpaintThe four-piece outfit from Los Angeles performs its original indie-rock compositions. Support from Yak.2017-07-10T19:30:00+01002017-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Warpaint
 
Robert Glasper ExperimentRobert Glasper ExperimentThe American pianist is joined by his trio to perform his highly-acclaimed jazz material. Support from Gabriel Garzon-Montano.2017-07-11T19:30:00+01002017-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Robert Glasper Experiment
 
BirdyBirdyThe Lymington-born singer-songwriter, Jasmine Lucilla Elizabeth Jennifer van den Bogaerde, performs her indie-folk and indie-rock original material. Little Hours support.2017-07-12T19:30:00+01002017-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Birdy
 
Foster The PeopleFoster The PeopleThe three-piece outfit from Los Angeles perform its indie pop compositions. Support from Klangstof.2017-07-13T19:30:00+01002017-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Foster The People
 
Tom MischTom MischThe London-based singer and songwriter takes to the stage to perform his soulful and melodic pop and electronic music. Support from Carmody & Andreya Triana.2017-07-14T19:30:00+01002017-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Tom Misch
 
Mashrou' LeilaMashrou' LeilaLebanese five-piece alternative rock outfit.2017-07-15T19:30:00+01002017-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Mashrou' Leila
 
Songhoy BluesSonghoy BluesDesert punk/blues group from Timbuktu, Mali who were formed in Bamako after they were forced to leave their homes during the civil conflict and the imposition of Sharia Law.2017-07-16T19:30:00+01002017-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Songhoy Blues
 
The World Illustration Awards 2017 ExhibitionThe World Illustration Awards 2017 ExhibitionA showcase of 50 shortlisted projects across the eight categories, from advertising and design to books and editorial.2017-07-31T10:00:00+01002017-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free Event 
The World Illustration Awards 2017 Exhibition
 
Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset HouseFilm4 Summer Screen at Somerset HouseFilm4 Summer Screen at Somerset HouseThe most famous of all the open air film events in London, Summer Screen returns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring cinema lovers a truly eclectic mix of movies. The 2017 line-up includes three UK premieres: Al Gore introduces in person An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power; current Palme d'Or contender The Square; and Patti Cake2017-08-10T00:00:00+01002017-08-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
PRICING  From £17, plus booking fee
DATES  10th to 23rd August 2017
The most famous of all the open air film events in London, Summer Screen returns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring cinema lovers a truly ecl... More about this event
 
 
 

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London Tomorrow
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Somerset House

An exhibition of works and proposals by the first graduating students of the London School of Architecture....More

Peroni Ambra: The Terrace
Peroni Ambra: The Terrace
Foodie Events | Until 30th September 2017 

Somerset House

To celebrate the launch of Peroni's new offering, Peroni Ambra, Somerset House presents The Terrace. The summer-long al fresco event ...More

 
Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent
Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent
Exhibitions | Until 17th September 2017 

Somerset House

Somerset House's new exhibition, Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent, invites visitors into a vibrant new scent scene. A ...More

 
Corpus: The Body Unbound
Exhibitions | Until 16th July 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art

Paintings selected by students of the MA Curating The Art Museum course, exploring how artists past and present have engaged ...More

Bloomsbury Art And Design
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art

A wide-ranging selection of objects including paintings, collages, drawings, watercolours and designs and decorative arts from the influential group....More

William Henry Hunt: Country People
Exhibitions | Until 17th September 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art

An investigation of the artist's depiction of rural figures in his work of the 1820s and 1830s....More

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters

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

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 3rd December 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
99 Club Covent Garden
Comedy | On 24th June 2017 

Strand Palace Hotel 3 minutes walk from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters

Fast-paced wit and sharp observations on everyday life from Canadian stand-up Mike Wilmot. Plus Bob Mills and Nathan Caton....More

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Nobu Shoreditch
Nobu Shoreditch
Dining 

At the heart of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, this stunning 240-seat restaurant is the place to ...More

 
VQ Aldgate
VQ Aldgate
Dining 

Famous for staying open 24 hours VQ is a great spot, day or night, for ...More

 
Shikumen Aldgate
Dining 

Shikumen at Dorsett City follows in the footsteps of its flagship restaurant at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, which has received Bib Gourmand from the Michelin guide inspectors....More

The Ivy Tower Bridge
The Ivy Tower Bridge
Dining 

Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
Tom Simmons
Tom Simmons
Dining 

Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, laverbread mayonnaise ...More

 
Rola Wala
Rola Wala
Dining 

After the success of Street Feast residencies Rola Wala serves up authentic, healthy, every day ...More

 
Tibits Bankside
Dining 

Displaying over vegetarian 40 dishes, tibits retains its showcase centrepiece at its second London restaurant....More

The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
Dining 

The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
Duddell's
Duddell's
Dining 

A sibling to Duddell's in Hong Kong, akin to walking into the home of a ...More

 
Gabeto
Gabeto
Dining 

Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, ...More

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | From 11th August 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another ...More

 
Best Beaches in London
Best Beaches in London
Article 

There's need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the grains ...More

 
The Revolution will be Photocopied
The Revolution will be Photocopied
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | From 15th July 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, ...More

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | From 14th July 

Museum of London

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even ...More

 
Art Night London 2017
Art Night London 2017
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

Stay up all night on Saturday 1st July for Art Night, a night of free ...More

 
Eid Festival 2017
Eid Festival 2017
Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

Trafalgar Square

Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how ...More

 
Barnes Film Festival
Film Events | From 29th September 

Various Venues London

The Barnes Film Festival returns for a second year in 2017, offering an alternative to the central London film festivals dominating the scene. The festival brings together the great and good of south west London's ...More

Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
September in London 2017
September in London 2017
Article 

The Wellcome Collection explores the relationship between graphic design and health, The London Design ...More

 
 
 
 
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