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DaughterDaughterDaughterOpening the first night of the 10th anniversary of Somerset House Summer Series will be London-based trio, Daughter. Fronted by Elena Tonra, Daughter started life in 2010 as an outlet for the musings of Elena and guitarist Igor Haefeli who were then joined by Remi Aguilella on drums. 2013 was a big year for them, it marked the release of their debu10th July 2014Thursday 10th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Daughter
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Pop
DATES  Thursday 10th July 2014
Opening the first night of the 10th anniversary of Somerset House Summer Series will be London-based trio, Daughter. Fronted by Elena Tonra, Daughter started l... More about this event
 
Somerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesChvrches, Bastille, Kelis, Sam Smith, and Franz Ferdinand are just some of the live acts dropping into the central courtyard of Somerset House for this year's Summer Series. It's an idyllic, intimate, calming, escapist location for a concert on a summer's evening and as a breeze drifts in off the Thames you'll forget the city bustle outside and tun10th July 2014Sunday 20th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Somerset House Summer Series
event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
DATES  Every day 7.30pm
Chvrches, Bastille, Kelis, Sam Smith, and Franz Ferdinand are just some of the live acts dropping into the central courtyard of Somerset House for this year's ... More about this event
 
Return Of The RudeboyReturn Of The RudeboyAn exhibition exploring the style, swagger and significance of the 21st century Rudeboy subculture from photographer Dean Chalkley and creative director Harris Elliott, featuring photography, music and installations.10th July 2014Monday 25th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOngoing
Return Of The Rudeboy
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  13th June to 25th August 2014 - 10am-6pm
An exhibition exploring the style, swagger and significance of the 21st century Rudeboy subculture from photographer Dean Chalkley and creative director Harris
 
Form Through Colour: Josef Albers, Anni Albers & Gary HumeForm Through Colour: Josef Albers, Anni Albers & Gary HumeMore than 20 hand-crafted rugs, tapestries and fabric installations made by the company Christopher Farr, based on original designs by three colourist artists from the Bauhaus to the Brit-art eras.10th July 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOngoing
Form Through Colour: Josef Albers, Anni Albers & Gary Hume
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Furniture & Textiles | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th June to 31st August 2014 - 10am-6pm
More than 20 hand-crafted rugs, tapestries and fabric installations made by the company Christopher Farr, based on original designs by three colourist artists
 
Time: Tattoo Art TodayTime: Tattoo Art TodayTime: Tattoo Art TodayTime: Tattoo Art Today at Somerset House is a free exhibition that presents original artworks from 70 of the world's leading and most influential tattoo artists. The likes of Ed Hardy, Horiyoshi III, Paul Booth and Mister Cartoon have been commissioned to create a completely new work that's based on the theme of time, presenting it on any medium an10th July 2014Sunday 5th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOngoing
Time: Tattoo Art Today
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd July to 5th October 2014
Time: Tattoo Art Today at Somerset House is a free exhibition that presents original artworks from 70 of the world's leading and most influential tattoo artist... More about this event
 
KodalineKodalineKodalineAfter releasing four EPs, breakout band Kodaline released their debut studio album last year and in 2014 embark on a major UK tour, playing their biggest British dates so far. The Dublin-based rock band were originally known as 21 Demands and made chart history back in 2007 when their debut single, Give A Minute, became the first independently rele11th July 2014Friday 11th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Kodaline
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Friday 11th July 2014
After releasing four EPs, breakout band Kodaline released their debut studio album last year and in 2014 embark on a major UK tour, playing their biggest Briti... More about this event
 
Agnes ObelAgnes ObelAgnes ObelAlternative folk by Agnes Caroline Thaarup Obel, the angelic Danish singer-songwriter fills the Somerset House courtyard on Saturday 12th July 2014 as part of the popular Somerset House Summer Series concerts. Agnes Obel, whose ethereal tones have won multiple Danish music awards including Best Album, Best Female Artist and Best Songwriter of the Y12th July 2014Saturday 12th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Agnes Obel
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Saturday 12th July 2014
Alternative folk by Agnes Caroline Thaarup Obel, the angelic Danish singer-songwriter fills the Somerset House courtyard on Saturday 12th July 2014 as part of ... More about this event
 
The Cat EmpireThe Cat EmpireThe Cat EmpireThe outrageous Australian collective The Cat Empire play the fourth gig of the perennially popular Somerset House Summer Series concerts. On 13th July the jazz/reggae/funk/latin/gypsy/hip hop/multi-genre band from Melbourne touch down for their Summer Series debut and are guaranteeing an evening that will get everyone dancing. Renowned all around 13th July 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Cat Empire
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Sunday 13th July 2014
The outrageous Australian collective The Cat Empire play the fourth gig of the perennially popular Somerset House Summer Series concerts. On 13th July the jaz... More about this event
 
KelisKelisKelisThe American RnB singer Kelis performs in the Somerset House courtyard as part of the 2014 Summer Series. The 'Milkshake' singer has a forthcoming album titled Food, a single called 'Jerk Ribs', and a new Cooking Channel show, all promoted at SXSW via a truck emblazoned with Kelis's face which went around Austin giving out free gourmet eats, with t14th July 2014Monday 14th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Kelis
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - R n B
DATES  Monday 14th July 2014
The American RnB singer Kelis performs in the Somerset House courtyard as part of the 2014 Summer Series. The 'Milkshake' singer has a forthcoming album titled... More about this event
 
BastilleBastilleBastille After two moderately successful single releases in 2012, Bastille finally found major success in 2013 with the release of their fourth single, Pompeii, which charted at number two and was shortly followed by their number one debut album, Bad Blood. Following the release of further hit tracks Of The Nig ht - a mash-up of the Rhythm of the Night 15th July 2014Tuesday 15th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Bastille
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Dance
DATES  Tuesday 15th July 2014
After two moderately successful single releases in 2012, Bastille finally found major success in 2013 with the release of their fourth single, Pompeii, whic... More about this event
 
Franz FerdinandFranz FerdinandFranz 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. Wi16th July 2014Wednesday 16th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Franz Ferdinand
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Wednesday 16th July 2014
The 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... More about this event
 
ChvrchesChvrchesChvrchesRanking fifth on the BBC's Sound of 2013 poll, Glasgow's premier synthpop trio Chvrches were another breakthrough act of last year. Combining sweet synthpop with hard electro, the trio's debut album, 'The Bones of What You Believe', furthered their position in the industry when it gained reasonable response from the critics and charted just inside 17th July 2014Thursday 17th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Chvrches
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Thursday 17th July 2014
Ranking fifth on the BBC's Sound of 2013 poll, Glasgow's premier synthpop trio Chvrches were another breakthrough act of last year. Combining sweet synthpop wi... More about this event
 
Sam SmithSam SmithSam SmithLondon-based singer-songwriter Sam Smith fist made waves in the music industry when he featured on Disclosure's track Latch in late 2012 and Naughty Boy's La La La in May 2013. Since then he's transitioned into a solo career and will be stopping by Somerset House in July following gigs at Shepherd's Bush Empire in February and the Roundhouse in Ma18th July 2014Friday 18th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Sam Smith
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATES  Friday 18th July 2014
London-based singer-songwriter Sam Smith fist made waves in the music industry when he featured on Disclosure's track Latch in late 2012 and Naughty Boy's La L... More about this event
 
Clean BanditClean BanditClean BanditHotly tipped chart-toppers Clean Bandit headline the Somerset House Summer Series concert on 19th July. Having had huge success with their number one hit 'Rather Be', the four-piece will bring their addictive dance-pop delights, deep house and baroque pop with classical and electronica influences to the magical setting of Somerset House's Georgian 19th July 2014Saturday 19th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Clean Bandit
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Saturday 19th July 2014
Hotly tipped chart-toppers Clean Bandit headline the Somerset House Summer Series concert on 19th July. Having had huge success with their number one hit 'Rath... More about this event
 
Little DragonLittle DragonLittle DragonHeadlining the grand finale of the 2014 Somerset House Summer Series will be insurmountable electro R&B adventurers Little Dragon. The Swedish foursome anchored by the otherworldly vocals of front woman Yukimi Nagano, have over the course of three albums, pushed boundaries and shown they're a dance act like no other. At a recent Village Underground20th July 2014Sunday 20th July 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Little Dragon
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Sunday 20th July 2014
Headlining the grand finale of the 2014 Somerset House Summer Series will be insurmountable electro R&B adventurers Little Dragon. The Swedish foursome anchore... More about this event
 
Print Club London: Summer Screen PrintsPrint Club London: Summer Screen PrintsContemporary poster screen-prints coinciding with Film4 Summer Screen.31st July 2014Monday 25th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOn Soon
Print Club London: Summer Screen Prints
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  31st July to 25th August 2014 - 10am-6pm
Contemporary poster screen-prints coinciding with Film4 Summer Screen.
 
Two Days, One NightTwo Days, One Night7th August 2014Thursday 7th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Two Days, One Night
event > Film Events
DATES  Thursday 7th August 2014 - 9pm
 
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. This year's programme features comedy, romance, musicals, thrillers and cult classics, kicks off with the UK premiere of French drama 'Two Days, 7th August 2014Wednesday 20th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House
event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
DATES  7th to 20th August 2014
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
 
Rosemary's BabyRosemary's Baby8th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Rosemary's Baby
event > Film Events
DATES  Friday 8th August 2014 - 9pm
 
A Fistful Of Dollars + Mad Max 2A Fistful Of Dollars + Mad Max 29th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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A Fistful Of Dollars + Mad Max 2
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 9th August 2014 - 9pm
 
Gentlemen Prefer BlondesGentlemen Prefer BlondesGold digger Lorelei and her sidekick Dorothy set out to prove that diamonds are indeed a girl's best friend in this re-issue of the 1953 musical comedy. As the sexy showgirls pursue money and romance on their travels, they sing show-stopping tunes including "Ain't There Anyone Here For Love" and turn the heads of almost every gentleman who strays a10th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
event > Film Events
DATES  Sunday 10th August 2014 - 9pm
Gold digger Lorelei and her sidekick Dorothy set out to prove that diamonds are indeed a girl's best friend in this re-issue of the 1953 musical comedy. As the
 
Sense And SensibilitySense And SensibilityEmma Thompson's award-winning adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel.11th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Sense And Sensibility
event > Film Events
DATES  Monday 11th August 2014 - 9pm
Emma Thompson's award-winning adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel.
 
Annie HallAnnie HallRe-release of the 1977 Oscar-winning comedy about the affair between a comedian and an everyday girl.12th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Annie Hall
event > Film Events
DATES  Tuesday 12th August 2014 - 9pm
Re-release of the 1977 Oscar-winning comedy about the affair between a comedian and an everyday girl.
 
Days On EarthDays On Earth13th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Days On Earth
event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
DATES  Wednesday 13th August 2014 - 9pm
 
The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza)The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza)Jep Gambardella is a famous and charming 65-year-old journalist and cad, who loves to surround himself with young and beautiful socialites. He enjoys a relationship with a stripper called Ramona but nothing touches his heart until a man arrives on the doorstep to reveal that his late wife, Elisa, was Jep's old flame and she never recovered from tha14th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza)
event > Film Events
DATES  Thursday 14th August 2014 - 9pm
Jep Gambardella is a famous and charming 65-year-old journalist and cad, who loves to surround himself with young and beautiful socialites. He enjoys a relatio
 
Hairspray + Spring BreakersHairspray + Spring Breakers15th August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Hairspray + Spring Breakers
event > Film Events
DATES  Friday 15th August 2014 - 9pm
 
Ghostbusters + Big Trouble In Little ChinaGhostbusters + Big Trouble In Little China16th August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Ghostbusters + Big Trouble In Little China
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 16th August 2014 - 9pm
 
The Royal TenenbaumsThe Royal TenenbaumsFollowing years of separation, Royal Tenenbaum returns to New York to his wife Etheline, in an attempt to revive their marriage. Their incredibly gifted though wildly eccentric children Chas, Margot and Richie fly back to the family nest to lend their support bringing with them a rogue's gallery of spouses, lovers and hangers-on.17th August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Royal Tenenbaums
event > Film Events
DATES  Sunday 17th August 2014 - 9pm
Following years of separation, Royal Tenenbaum returns to New York to his wife Etheline, in an attempt to revive their marriage. Their incredibly gifted though
 
The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups)The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups)Re-release of the 1959 New Wave classic revolving around alienated 12-year-old Antoine Doinel, who feels unloved by his mother and stepfather and unduly terrorised by his teacher at school. So he bunks off lessons with a friend and seeks fulfilment in cinemas or at the fairground. Eventually, Antoine is expelled and the tyke must learn to survive o18th August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups)
event > Film Events
DATES  Monday 18th August 2014 - 9pm
Re-release of the 1959 New Wave classic revolving around alienated 12-year-old Antoine Doinel, who feels unloved by his mother and stepfather and unduly terror
 
E.T. The Extra-TerrestrialE.T. The Extra-TerrestrialA young boy befriends an alien who is stranded on Earth in this heartwarming drama.19th August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
event > Film Events
DATES  Tuesday 19th August 2014 - 9pm
A young boy befriends an alien who is stranded on Earth in this heartwarming drama.
 
What We Do In The ShadowsWhat We Do In The Shadows20th August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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What We Do In The Shadows
event > Film Events
DATES  Wednesday 20th August 2014 - 9pm
 
National Open Art AwardsNational Open Art AwardsWorks in a variety of media.17th September 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free Event 
National Open Art Awards
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  17th September to 26th October 2014 - 10am-6pm
Works in a variety of media.
 
1:54 - Contemporary African Art Fair1:54 - Contemporary African Art Fair16th October 2014Sunday 19th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free Event 
1:54 - Contemporary African Art Fair
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Oct 2014 - 10am-6pm
 
 
 

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Daughter
Daughter
Concerts | On 10th July 2014 

Somerset House

Opening the first night of the 10th anniversary of Somerset House Summer Series will be London-based trio, Daughter. Fronted by ...More

 
Somerset House Summer Series
Somerset House Summer Series
Concerts | Until 20th July 2014 

Somerset House

Chvrches, Bastille, Kelis, Sam Smith, and Franz Ferdinand are just some of the live acts dropping into the central courtyard ...More

 
Purpose And Process: British And French Printmaking 1600 - 1900
Exhibitions | Until 20th July 2014 

The Courtauld Gallery

An exhibition of recently catalogued Witt Library prints, originally collected by Courtauld Institute benefactor Sir Robert Witt, with additional material ...More

Bruegel To Freud: Prints From The Courtauld Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

The Courtauld Gallery

Prints from the gallery's collection, spanning more than 500 years and encompassing a range of printmaking techniques....More

Return Of The Rudeboy
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2014 

Somerset House

An exhibition exploring the style, swagger and significance of the 21st century Rudeboy subculture from photographer Dean Chalkley and creative ...More

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

Impress: Print Making Expanded In Contemporary Art
Exhibitions | Until 20th July 2014 

The Courtauld Gallery

This exhibition explores how traditional printmaking techniques have been reimagined and reworked in contemporary art. It invites us to consider: ...More

Time: Tattoo Art Today
Time: Tattoo Art Today
Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2014 

Somerset House

Time: Tattoo Art Today at Somerset House is a free exhibition that presents original artworks from 70 of the world's ...More

 
Form Through Colour: Josef Albers, Anni Albers & Gary Hume
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Somerset House

More than 20 hand-crafted rugs, tapestries and fabric installations made by the company Christopher Farr, based on original designs by ...More

 
 
 
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