Tim Walker: Story Teller

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 27TH JANUARY 2013

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Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 1LA 
 
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Dates:
18th October 2012 until 27th January 2013
 
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Daily 10am-6pm, Until 9pm on Thu 8, 29 Nov & 6, 13, 20 Dec | Phone for Christmas and New Year opening times
 
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Tim Walker: Story TellerStriking images by fashion photographer Tim Walker drawn from the pages of some of the world's leading magazines are displayed at Somerset House alongside a selection of the extraordinary props and models he uses. Giant grotesque dolls for Italian Vogue and an almost life-size replica of a Spitfire fighter plane are among the props on show. The exhibition is also accompanied by a series of events - including a rare opportunity to hear Tim Walker in conversation with Gentlewoman editor-in-chief Penny Martin - that reveal the influences and stories behind his work.

 

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

Tim Walker: Story Teller images

Tim Walker: Story Teller  Kinga Rajzak in flying saucer with members of the West Percy Hunt, Eglingham Hall, Northumberland, 2009 © Tim Walker  

   
Tim Walker: Story Teller - Kinga Rajzak in flying saucer with members of the West Percy Hunt, Eglingham Hall, Northumberland, 2009 © Tim Walker

Tim Walker: Story Teller Kinga Rajzak in flying saucer with members of the West Percy Hunt, Eglingham Hall, Northumberland, 2009 © Tim Walker 

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ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191  27% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
One Aldwych
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £204  33% off
1 Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
A Large, modern luxury hotel right in the middle of the West End, a few minutes walk from Covent Garden. One Aldwych is exceptionally well equipped, ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  23% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 8 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 8 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Tim Walker: Story Teller

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Tim Walker: Story Teller
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Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Tim Walker: Story Teller
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, ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Tim Walker: Story Teller
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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The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
 
 
 
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Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
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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The Admiralty
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Somerset House, The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Tim Walker: Story Teller
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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Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
The New Wing Somerset House, WC2R | Same location as Tim Walker: Story Teller
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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Admiralty Deli at Somerset House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Tim Walker: Story Teller
This cafe can fulfil all your snack requirements while you peruse the exhibits at beautiful 18th century Somerset House.... More
 
 
 
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Education near Tim Walker: Story Teller

Near Tim Walker: Story Teller
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 9 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
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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The best pubs near London Tim Walker: Story Teller.
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Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 7 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Tim Walker: Story Teller clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
 
 
 
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Tim Walker: Story Teller
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Tim Walker: Story Teller
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, ... More
 
 
 
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Two Temple Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Tim Walker: Story Teller
With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 

Somerset House events

 
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 youngste18th December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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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
 
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 revo18th 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
 
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
 
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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Somerset House

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Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery

Erotic drawings and watercolours of male and female nudes, some of an explicit nature, Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude provides ...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

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
Kit Kat Kabaret
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 8th January 2015 

CellarDoor 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Cabaret and burlesque tunes from DJs....More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th March 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
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

 
Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace: Dance 'til Dawn
Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace: Dance 'til Dawn
Dance | Until 3rd January 2015 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Strictly Come Dancing professionals Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace bring the romance of the Golden Age of Hollywood in Dance ...More

 
Goodbye Piccadilly
Goodbye Piccadilly
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Follow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
 

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Everybody has fond childhood memories of visiting Santa's grotto for the very first time.This Christmas you can treat your ...More

 
J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan
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The re-discovered original play about the adventures of the boy who wouldn't grow up, written by J M Barrie and ...More

Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915-2015
Exhibitions | 15th January 2015 - 6th April 2015 

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Follow a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today, shedding new light on the evolution of geometric abstraction. Adventures ...More

British Summer Time 2015: The Who
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Concerts | On 26th June 2015 

Hyde Park

The Who, the rock outfit which brought us 'Quadrophenia', 'Who Are You' and 'My Generation', perform on the Great Oak ...More

 
The National Theatre of China: Richard III
Theatre | 20th July 2015 - 25th July 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Following a successful visit to London in 2012 as part of the Globe to Globe Festival, The National Theatre of ...More

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Seasonal | Until 28th February 2015 

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It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
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