Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH JANUARY 2014

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Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 1LA 
 
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Dates:
7th November 2013 until 26th January 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
From Nov 7, Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, last adm 5.45pm, Nov 7, 10am-9pm, last adm 8.45pm, Dec 24, 31, 10am-4pm, last adm 3.45pm, Jan 1, 12noon-4pm, last adm 3.45pm, closed Dec 25 & 26, ends Jan 26
 
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Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War Britain has a long tradition of artists who have braved war zones in order to communicate the realities of war. Stanley Spencer served as a war artist in both the first and second world war, focusing on the domestic rather than the combative elements and capturing everyday experiences in which he found spiritual resonance and sustenance. The exhibition centres around a series of murals Spencer created for Sandham Memorial chapel to commemorate the death of a family member who died during the first world war in Salonika, where Spencer had also served.

 

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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London > Entertainment > Theatres
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
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Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be. Exhibitions ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
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Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Somerset House, The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
In the evenings, approach this restaurant through the fountained courtyard of Somerset House to get yourself in the mood for a magical meal. The Admiralty is ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
The New Wing Somerset House, WC2R | Same location as Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
Named after the 19th century English architect Sir James Pennethorne, the man who designed the Somerset House New Wing in which its based, Pennethorne's Cafe Bar ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 minutes from Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
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Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
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Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Stanley Spencer: Heaven In A Hell Of War
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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 youngste22nd December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Ongoing
Skate At Somerset House
event > Seasonal > Christmas
DATES  11th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
VENUE  Somerset House 
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-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 youngste... 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.22nd December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Fashioning Winter
event > Kids Events > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  11th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
VENUE  Somerset House 
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 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.
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.22nd December 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Bryan Adams: Wounded: The Legacy Of War
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  12th November 2014 to 25th January 2015
VENUE  Somerset House 
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.22nd December 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of Punk
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th November 2014 to 25th January 2015
VENUE  Somerset House 
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 revo22nd December 2014Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Ongoing
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  27th November 2014 to 15th March 2015
VENUE  Somerset House 
With 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 revo... More about this event
 
The Unseen EmporiumThe Unseen EmporiumExploration of materials, science and design, with the opportunity to purchase from a range of gifts.22nd December 2014Tuesday 5th May 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
The Unseen Emporium
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  29th November 2014 to 5th May 2015
VENUE  Somerset House 
Exploration of materials, science and design, with the opportunity to purchase from a range of gifts.
Knyttan: Factory Of The FutureKnyttan: Factory Of The FutureA chance to have your own knitwear design made in front of you by the knitting studio's industrial machines and using the finest-quality Italian Merino wool.23rd December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Knyttan: Factory Of The Future
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design | PRICING  Free  
DATES  29th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
VENUE  Somerset House 
A chance to have your own knitwear design made in front of you by the knitting studio's industrial machines and using the finest-quality Italian Merino wool.
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
Category: event
On Soon
At The Coalface: Responsibility: Panel Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Wednesday 21st January 2015 - 7pm-9.30pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
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
Category: event
 
Re-Moulded: Listen/Here: Tour
event > Tours
DATES  Thursday 29th January 2015 at 6.30pm-7.20pm, 6.50pm-7.40pm, 7.30pm-8.20pm and 7.50pm-8.40pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
A tour of the building with a series of immersive performances of music.
The Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - WasteThe Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - Waste11th March 2015Friday 10th April 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free Event 
The Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - Waste
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  11th March to 10th April 2015 - 10am-6pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

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Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2015 

Somerset House

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Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

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Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Somerset House

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Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

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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

Jack Of Diamonds
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery

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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

Skate At Somerset House
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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!
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Theatre | Until 25th October 2015 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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Bounce

See in the New Year with a little healthy competition at the home of ping pong, Bounce. Hosting a UVNYE ...More

 
Ennio Morricone
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Concerts | On 5th February 2015 

The O2 Arena

The film composer Ennio Morricone, well known for his soundtracks to The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Cinema Paradiso, ...More

 
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Exhibitions | 14th March 2015 - 7th June 2015 

Royal Academy Of Arts at 6 Burlington Gardens

A man described by the Washington Post as one of America's "finest abstract painters", Richard Diebenkorn is the subject of ...More

 
London Wonderground
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Theatre | 7th May 2015 - 27th September 2015 

London Wonderground Spiegeltent

The splendid London Wonderground Spiegeltent returns for a fourth year, bringing Coney Island-style attractions and cabaret performed in the shadow ...More

 
Measure For Measure
Theatre | 15th April 2015 - 25th April 2015 

Barbican Centre

Cheek by Jowl presents Measure for Measure at the Barbican this April. Hailed in Moscow as a 'shattering portrait of ...More

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Opened Early December 2014 

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The free-to-access Sky Garden occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
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Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, ...More

 
 
 
 
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