Franz Ferdinand

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH JULY 2014

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Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 1LA 
 
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16th July 2014
 

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Franz FerdinandThe Alex Kapranos-fronted, Glasgow-formed indie-rock quartet rock Somersert House on 16th July following two sold-out gigs at London's Roundhouse in March 2014. Last year saw the welcome return of indie-rock band Franz Ferdinand with the release of their fourth album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action - their first release in four years. With their 2009 album Tonight: Franz Ferdinand branded a let down by many critics, this new album sees the quartet "back to their sharpest, struttiest, guitar-driven best" (NME). Stopping by Somerset House for the 2014 Summer Series, the band will be treating audiences to live version of the new tracks and hopefully a few old favourites.

 

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
 
3 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
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Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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1:54 - Contemporary African Art Fair1:54 - Contemporary African Art Fair16th October 2014Sunday 19th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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VENUE  Somerset House 
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event > Seasonal > Christmas
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VENUE  Somerset House 
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Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th November 2014 

CellarDoor 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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

 
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Theatre | Until 29th November 2014 

Savoy Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

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Bring Up the Bodies
Bring Up the Bodies
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

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Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

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