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Skate At Somerset HouseSkate At Somerset HouseSkate At Somerset HouseThe grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks in town. Skating around under the 40-foot Christmas tree with a hot toddy to keep out seasonal chills is one of London's most appealing winter rituals - and a superb way to ease yourself into the festive spirit. If your youngste27th December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Skate At Somerset House
event > Seasonal > Christmas
DATES11th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks in town. Skating around under the 40-...†More about this event
Fashioning WinterFashioning WinterAs the UK's most stylish skating scene sets up in the neoclassical courtyard of Somerset House, the hidden gems inside Somerset House will also transform into a fashion winter wonderland. Nine displays, each curated by a fashion expert, will pop up to tell the story of trends in cold climates from the past century.27th December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Fashioning Winter
event > Kids Events > Art exhibitions - Installation†|†PRICINGFree
DATES11th November 2014 to 11th January 2015 - 10am-6pm
As the UK's most stylish skating scene sets up in the neoclassical courtyard of Somerset House, the hidden gems inside Somerset House will also transform into
Bryan Adams: Wounded: The Legacy Of WarBryan Adams: Wounded: The Legacy Of WarOver 30 portraits of wounded British servicemen and women, injured whilst on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, taken by the musician and photographer.27th December 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOngoing
Bryan Adams: Wounded: The Legacy Of War
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES12th November 2014 to 25th January 2015
Over 30 portraits of wounded British servicemen and women, injured whilst on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, taken by the musician and photographer.
Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of PunkChris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of PunkBlondie co-founder Chris Stein presents an intimate series of previously unseen photographs in celebration of his band's 40th anniversary.27th December 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOngoing
Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of Punk
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES5th November 2014 to 25th January 2015
Blondie co-founder Chris Stein presents an intimate series of previously unseen photographs in celebration of his band's 40th anniversary.
Guy Bourdin: Image MakerGuy Bourdin: Image MakerGuy Bourdin: Image MakerWith more than 100 works and previously unseen material, Somerset House presents the UK's largest ever exhibition on influential photographer Guy Bourdin this winter. Showcasing works from the photographer's estate from 1955 to 1987, Guy Bourdin: Image Maker charts Bourdin's distinguished 40-year career, from Man Ray's protégé to photography revo27th December 2014Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Ongoing
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES27th November 2014 to 15th March 2015
With more than 100 works and previously unseen material, Somerset House presents the UK's largest ever exhibition on influential photographer Guy Bourdin this ...†More about this event
At The Coalface: Responsibility: Panel DiscussionAt The Coalface: Responsibility: Panel DiscussionA panel discussion about what responsibility means in design.21st January 2015Wednesday 21st January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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At The Coalface: Responsibility: Panel Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATESWednesday 21st January 2015 - 7pm-9.30pm
A panel discussion about what responsibility means in design.
Re-Moulded: Listen/Here: TourRe-Moulded: Listen/Here: TourA tour of the building with a series of immersive performances of music.29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Re-Moulded: Listen/Here: Tour
event > Tours
DATESThursday 29th January 2015 at 6.30pm-7.20pm, 6.50pm-7.40pm, 7.30pm-8.20pm and 7.50pm-8.40pm
A tour of the building with a series of immersive performances of music.
London Fashion WeekendLondon Fashion WeekendLondon Fashion Weekend Along with the main London Fashion Week event, the open-to-all London Fashion Weekend is returning to Somerset House this February. This fashion-focused weekend is an opportunity for everyone to get access to the latest designer trends - even if they don't have a stylist's little black book. The frenzied London Fashion Week is all about w26th February 2015Sunday 1st March 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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London Fashion Weekend
event > Shopping
DATES26th Feb, 27th Feb, 28th Feb and 1st Mar 2015
Along with the main London Fashion Week event, the open-to-all London Fashion Weekend is returning to Somerset House this February. This fashion-focu...†More about this event
The Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - WasteThe Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - Waste11th March 2015Friday 10th April 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Free Event
The Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - Waste
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES11th March to 10th April 2015 - 10am-6pm
 
 

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The Courtauld Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery

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

Jack Of Diamonds
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery

A special display of 11 early 20th-century Russian avant-garde paintings marking the importance of the Jack of Diamonds group, founded ...More

Bryan Adams: Wounded: The Legacy Of War
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

Somerset House

Over 30 portraits of wounded British servicemen and women, injured whilst on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, taken by the ...More

Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Somerset House

With more than 100 works and previously unseen material, Somerset House presents the UK's largest ever exhibition on influential photographer ...More

 
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery

Erotic drawings and watercolours of male and female nudes, some of an explicit nature, Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude provides ...More

 
Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of Punk
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

Somerset House

Blondie co-founder Chris Stein presents an intimate series of previously unseen photographs in celebration of his band's 40th anniversary....More

Fashioning Winter
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Somerset House

As the UK's most stylish skating scene sets up in the neoclassical courtyard of Somerset House, the hidden gems inside ...More

Skate At Somerset House
Skate At Somerset House
Seasonal | Until 11th January 2015 

Somerset House

The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks ...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

 
Saturday Night Diva
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 3rd January 2015 

CellarDoor 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Burlesque and cabaret tunes from the 1920s onwards with DJ Amanda Pet and Chrys Columbine....More

 

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December in London 2014
December in London 2014

In the final month of the year London boasts a suitably festive line up, with the annual Great Christmas ...More

 
Christmas Events and Attractions in London
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There's never a dull moment in London town, and this Christmas there are plenty of weird and wonderful activities ...More

 
Antigone
Antigone
Theatre | 4th March 2015 - 28th March 2015 

Barbican Centre

Oscar winner Juliette Binoche takes the title role in a contemporary reimagining of Sophocles's Antigone at the Barbican this March. ...More

 
A Vintage New Year's Eve Party
A Vintage New Year's Eve Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Following two sell-out years, A Vintage New Year's Eve Party is back. Party like it's 1923 at the Southbank this ...More

 
Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
Dance | 14th July 2015 - 9th August 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed ...More

 
Club NME NYE Ball
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Concerts | On 31st December 2014 

KOKO

Club NME NYE Ball is on hand to help you see in 2015 against a soundtrack of emerging new music. ...More

 
Underworld
Underworld
Concerts | On 6th March 2015 

Hammersmith Apollo

Following the huge success of the 20th anniversary performance of their dubnobasswithmyheadman album at Royal Festival Hall last ...More

 
Dishoom King's Cross
Dishoom King's Cross
Opened 20th November 2014 

The third restaurant from the team behind Dishoom, the Bombay cafes in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, is also their largest ...More

 
Cereal Killer Cafe
Cereal Killer Cafe
Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
Deluxe
Deluxe
Opened 14th November 2014 

Don't tell Rudolph! They're serving smoked reindeer with pickled blackberries, mascarpone and rocket at Deluxe, a temporary restaurant in Ely's ...More

 
 
 
 
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