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Of Monsters And MenIndie folk-rock band Of Monsters and Men are an Icelandic six-piece who are gradually captivating audiences around the world. Comparative to British band Mumford and Sons, the sextet sing in English and have reaped success from their debut album 'My Head is an Animal'. In fact, Britain lagged behind when it came to appreciating the simple guitar plucks and soothing harmonies of this band. The album topped the charts of their homeland and numerous European countries back in 2011, and even reached number six in the US Billboard chart a few months later, yet it took until the summer of 2012 for it to finally get a British release it then peaked at number three in the UK album chart. Their musical offerings may not be groundbreaking but they are undeniably alluring; they'll be stopping by Somerset House to perform their whimsical folk music as part of the Summer Series this July.

 

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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    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Free EventOn Soon
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    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
    DATES  23rd April to 4th May 2015
    VENUE  Somerset House 
    Returning for its 6th year in April 2015 (exact dates to be announced), 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. Bringing together exciting international talents, the 12-day Pick Me Up art... 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.23rd April 2015Monday 4th May 2015 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
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    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
     
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