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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 youngste29th December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Skate At Somerset House
event > Seasonal > Christmas
DATES11th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
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-...†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 revo29th December 2014Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES27th November 2014 to 15th March 2015
With more than 100 works and previously unseen material, Somerset House presents the UK's largest ever exhibition on influential photographer Guy Bourdin this ...†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
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At The Coalface: Responsibility: Panel Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATESWednesday 21st January 2015 - 7pm-9.30pm
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
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Re-Moulded: Listen/Here: Tour
event > Tours
DATESThursday 29th January 2015 at 6.30pm-7.20pm, 6.50pm-7.40pm, 7.30pm-8.20pm and 7.50pm-8.40pm
A tour of the building with a series of immersive performances of music.
London Fashion WeekendLondon Fashion WeekendLondon Fashion Weekend Along with the main London Fashion Week event, the open-to-all London Fashion Weekend is returning to Somerset House this February. This fashion-focused weekend is an opportunity for everyone to get access to the latest designer trends - even if they don't have a stylist's little black book. The frenzied London Fashion Week is all about w26th February 2015Sunday 1st March 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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London Fashion Weekend
event > Shopping
DATES26th Feb, 27th Feb, 28th Feb and 1st Mar 2015
Along with the main London Fashion Week event, the open-to-all London Fashion Weekend is returning to Somerset House this February. This fashion-focu...†More about this event
The Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - WasteThe Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - Waste11th March 2015Friday 10th April 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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The Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - Waste
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES11th March to 10th April 2015 - 10am-6pm
 
 

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Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Somerset House

With more than 100 works and previously unseen material, Somerset House presents the UK's largest ever exhibition on influential photographer ...More

 
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
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
Skate At Somerset House
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!
Mamma Mia!
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

 
Life's a Drag
Theatre | Until 5th January 2015 

CellarDoor 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Cheeky humour from a variety of London's drag artists as they perform their turns on stage....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

 
Festive Family Fun
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2015 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Storytelling sessions and craft workshops....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

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 10th June 2015 

Fortune Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
 

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January in London 2015
January in London 2015

Cirque Du Soleil perform at the Royal Albert Hall, The Nether transfers to the West End and James McAvoy ...More

 
May in London 2013
May in London 2013

Theatre is a hot ticket in May with the opening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Simon Russell Beale ...More

 
American Buffalo
Theatre | 16th April 2015 - 27th June 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre

Homeland star Damian Lewis stars in Daniel Evans' production, of David Mamet's drama, American Buffalo, in which three small-time crooks ...More

Julio le Parc
Julio le Parc
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

If winter can be a bit gloomy, look no further than the light installations of Julio Le Parc at the ...More

 
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: NYE at Maggie's
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: NYE at Maggie's
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Maggie's

With the dress code '80s and awesome', Maggie's is hosting a Frankie Goes to Hollywood party this New Year's Eve. ...More

 
Ninagawa Company: Kafka on the Shore
Ninagawa Company: Kafka on the Shore
Theatre | 28th May 2015 - 30th May 2015 

Barbican Centre

The second Ninagawa Company production to be staged at the Barbican this May, this theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Kafka ...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

Heddon Street Kitchen
Heddon Street Kitchen
Opened 8th November 2014 

Heddon Street Kitchen hit the headlines the day it opened, on Saturday 8th November 2014, as 100 diners failed to ...More

 
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Opened 28th November 2014 

Named after the 19th century English architect Sir James Pennethorne, the man who designed the Somerset House New Wing in ...More

 
Dishoom King's Cross
Dishoom King's Cross
Opened 20th November 2014 

The third restaurant from the team behind Dishoom, the Bombay cafes in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, is also their largest ...More

 
 
 
 
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