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Hiatus KaiyoteHiatus KaiyoteHiatus Kaiyote2015 was a fantastic year for Australian four-piece Hiatus Kaiyote, receiving their second Grammy nomination and performing sell out shows across the world. And 2016 is turning out to be just as memorable as the Melbourne music makers merge poetry and polyrhythms in the courtyard of Somerset House. The group's sound, according to the Wall Street Jo2016-07-07T00:00:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATESRunning from †Thursday 7th July 2016untilThursday 7th July 2016
2015 was a fantastic year for Australian four-piece Hiatus Kaiyote, receiving their second Grammy nomination and performing sell out shows across the world. An...†More about this event
Paul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, formerly of The Beautiful South, perform songs from What Have We Become, the album which saw them reunite for the first time since the multi-million selling days of The Beautiful South - when songs like Perfect 10 and Don't Marry Her helped the band sell more than 15 million records. Described by the BBC as "the Alan 2016-07-08T00:00:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATESRunning from †Friday 8th July 2016untilFriday 8th July 2016
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, formerly of The Beautiful South, perform songs from What Have We Become, the album which saw them reunite for the first time sin...†More about this event
Benjamin ClementineBenjamin ClementineBenjamin ClementineThe Mercury Prize-winning poet and musician from north London sings of love and loss, despair and hope, pride and self-belief in his haunting debut album At Least For Now. "There are echoes of French-language chansons - Eric Satie, Léo Ferré, recent collaborator Charles Aznavour," in Benjamin Clementine's music says The Guardian, as well as nods 2016-07-09T00:00:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts
DATESRunning from †Saturday 9th July 2016untilSaturday 9th July 2016
The Mercury Prize-winning poet and musician from north London sings of love and loss, despair and hope, pride and self-belief in his haunting debut album At Le...†More about this event
Laura MvulaLaura MvulaLaura MvulaShe appeared at the Proms two years in a row, in 2013 and 2014, and now Laura Mvula returns to London to headline a gig at Somerset House. Having sung in a church choir as a child, Mvula studied violin and piano and spent three years studying composition at the Birmingham Conservatoire. She has since performed at Glastonbury, in support of Prince, 2016-07-10T00:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATESRunning from †Sunday 10th July 2016untilSunday 10th July 2016
She appeared at the Proms two years in a row, in 2013 and 2014, and now Laura Mvula returns to London to headline a gig at Somerset House. Having sung in a chu...†More about this event
Everything EverythingEverything EverythingEverything EverythingThe Manchester-formed quartet, fronted by the singer Jonathan Higgs, performs art-rock infused indie-pop from the third album Get To Heaven in the outdoor courtyard of Somerset House. "Confusing references to soft-boiled eggs and toad-in-the-hole are punctuated by the sinister clattering of a low-register piano that could have been flown in from an2016-07-11T00:00:00+01002016-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATESRunning from †Monday 11th July 2016untilMonday 11th July 2016
The Manchester-formed quartet, fronted by the singer Jonathan Higgs, performs art-rock infused indie-pop from the third album Get To Heaven in the outdoor cour...†More about this event
James MorrisonJames MorrisonJames MorrisonThe Derbyshire-born soul and pop-rock singer-songwriter is a heavy smoker, likes to get into brawls, goes tombstoning in Cornwall to blow off steam, and has a sprinkling of scars across his meagre frame to betray his past misdemeanours. But what James Morrison also has is a great, melodic voice which, when accompanied by his guitar, creates a buzz 2016-07-12T00:00:00+01002016-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATESRunning from †Tuesday 12th July 2016untilTuesday 12th July 2016
The Derbyshire-born soul and pop-rock singer-songwriter is a heavy smoker, likes to get into brawls, goes tombstoning in Cornwall to blow off steam, and has a ...†More about this event
Courtney BarnettCourtney BarnettCourtney BarnettThe Australian indie rock singer-songwriter and guitarist promotes the emotionally raw debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. "Before last year, Courtney Barnett was a relatively obscure Australian singer-songwriter," says Rolling Stone magazine. "But then she got nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy, and beat out Tame2016-07-13T00:00:00+01002016-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATESRunning from †Wednesday 13th July 2016untilWednesday 13th July 2016
The Australian indie rock singer-songwriter and guitarist promotes the emotionally raw debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. "Before...†More about this event
Caravan PalaceCaravan PalaceCaravan PalaceParisian electro swing band, who energetically fuse hedonistic house and old school jazz. Caravan Palace is "an unlikely amalgamation of jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and Daft Punk," according to the Independent, "they're an irresistible (Christmas) party band, whose raison d'etre is to get people dancing." A big draw on the festival circuit, thi2016-07-14T00:00:00+01002016-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATESRunning from †Thursday 14th July 2016untilThursday 14th July 2016
Parisian electro swing band, who energetically fuse hedonistic house and old school jazz. Caravan Palace is "an unlikely amalgamation of jazz guitarist Django ...†More about this event
Jack SavorettiJack SavorettiJack SavorettiFollowing his critically acclaimed album Between the Minds, released in 2006, London-based Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti is back with a new album, Written In Scars, four years after he quit music. This time around Savoretti has "completely changed" the way he writes, "abandoning structure for a looser, loopier, almost circular appr2016-07-15T00:00:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATESRunning from †Friday 15th July 2016untilFriday 15th July 2016
Following his critically acclaimed album Between the Minds, released in 2006, London-based Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti is back with a new al...†More about this event
St GermainSt GermainSt GermainThe pioneer of French Touch, real name Ludovic Navarre, whose eclectic style melds house, acid jazz and nu-jazz, comes to Somerset House this July. After the success of his 2000 album Tourist, a hugely popular hybrid of dance music and jazz, it took Navarre five years of research and experimentation into the music of West Africa, spending time in t2016-07-16T00:00:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATESRunning from †Saturday 16th July 2016untilSaturday 16th July 2016
The pioneer of French Touch, real name Ludovic Navarre, whose eclectic style melds house, acid jazz and nu-jazz, comes to Somerset House this July. After the s...†More about this event
Unkle: ReduxUnkle: ReduxUnkle: ReduxFounder of trip-hop label Mo'Wax, James Lavelle, presents a special UNKLE:REDUX audiovisual show with composer and electric cellist Philip Sheppard, a regular collaborator since UNKLE's Never Never Land album in 2003. If the set is anything like Lavelle's 2014 Meltdown opener of the same name, this Somerset House concert will include special guests2016-07-17T00:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATESRunning from †Sunday 17th July 2016untilSunday 17th July 2016
Founder of trip-hop label Mo'Wax, James Lavelle, presents a special UNKLE:REDUX audiovisual show with composer and electric cellist Philip Sheppard, a regular ...†More about this event
Utopia 2016Utopia 2016To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's inspirational text a host of contemporary artists present works inspired by the narrative and themes.2016-06-26T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Utopia 2016
The Old Palaces TourThe Old Palaces TourTake a tour of the building and learn about the history of the site.2016-06-28T12:45:00+01002016-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Daydreaming with Stanley KubrickDaydreaming with Stanley KubrickDaydreaming with Stanley KubrickIn a unique summer exhibition, Somerset House explores the impact of one of the most innovative and influential filmmakers of all time. Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick, in partnership with Canon, welcomes some of today's most talented creatives, both established and emerging, to showcase work inspired by the celebrated genius of cinema. The likes 2016-06-30T00:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICINGAdult £12.50, concession £9.50
DATES30th June to 29th August 2016
In a unique summer exhibition, Somerset House explores the impact of one of the most innovative and influential filmmakers of all time. Daydreaming with Stanle...†More about this event
Art NightArt NightArt NightVarious and unusual locations across London, from a luxury flat on the Strand to a disused Jubilee line platform in Charing Cross Underground station, form the stage for the first ever Art Night, a new annual contemporary arts festival which debuts on 2nd July 2016. Curated by the Institute of Contemporary Arts, the festival stages a series of larg2016-07-02T00:00:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATESSaturday 2nd July 2016
Various and unusual locations across London, from a luxury flat on the Strand to a disused Jubilee line platform in Charing Cross Underground station, form the...†More about this event
The Old Palaces TourThe Old Palaces TourTake a tour of the building and learn about the history of the site.2016-07-05T12:45:00+01002016-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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The Old Palaces Tour
Somerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesLaura Mvula, Everything Everything and house music pioneer St Germain are the stand-out acts at this year's Somerset House Summer Series. Jack Savoretti, James Morrison, and two-time Grammy Award nominated Hiatus Kaiyote are also dropping by the central courtyard of Somerset House for the eleven day Summer Series, an idyllic, intimate, calming, esc2016-07-07T00:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
PRICING£29.50-£35 + booking fee
DATESEvery day 7.30pm
Laura Mvula, Everything Everything and house music pioneer St Germain are the stand-out acts at this year's Somerset House Summer Series. Jack Savoretti, James...†More about this event
Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset HouseFilm4 Summer Screen at Somerset HouseFilm4 Summer Screen at Somerset HousePossibly the most famous of all the open air film events to take place in London, Summer Screen returns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring cinema lovers a truly eclectic mix of movies. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Film4's Trainspotting, this year's event puts Danny Boyle's controversial 1996 hit back on the big screen2016-08-04T00:00:00+01002016-08-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
PRICINGFrom £16
DATES4th to 17th August 2016
Possibly the most famous of all the open air film events to take place in London, Summer Screen returns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring ci...†More about this event
London Design BiennaleLondon Design Biennale Produced by the team who created the London Design Festival, the three-week long London Design Biennale brings a new international element to the annual London festival. Held for the first time in 2016, the London Design Biennale brings design installations and exhibitions from up to 40 nations to the heart of the capital. Exhibitors will r2016-09-07T00:00:00+01002016-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES7th to 27th September 2016
Produced by the team who created the London Design Festival, the three-week long London Design Biennale brings a new international element to the annua...†More about this event
Hair by Sam McKnightHair by Sam McKnightSomerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The first exhibition of its kind, it shines the spotlight on McKnight's 40-year career, highlighting how he has been instrumental in helping develop the images of Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campb2016-11-02T00:00:00+00002017-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Fashion
PRICING£12.50, £10 concessions
DATES2nd November 2016 to 12th March 2017
Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The first exhibition of its kind,...†More about this event
 
 

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