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Photo LondonPhoto LondonPhoto LondonSomerset House hosts the first edition of Photo London from 21st to 24th May - a major photography fair featuring nearly 70 leading international galleries with an emphasis on emerging talent and new work by established names. The inaugural edition of Londons new international photography fair combines a commercial art fair with a varied and well-b2015-05-24T00:00:00+01002015-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th May 2015
Somerset House hosts the first edition of Photo London from 21st to 24th May - a major photography fair featuring nearly 70 leading international galleries wit... More about this event
 
Children Of Peace Photography ExhibitionChildren Of Peace Photography Exhibition2015-06-06T12:00:00+01002015-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Children Of Peace Photography Exhibition
 
Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict RevisitedUnseen Waterloo: The Conflict RevisitedPhotographer Sam Faulkner presents a series of imagined portraits meant to depict soldiers who served at the Battle of Waterloo.2015-06-21T10:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOn Soon
Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited
 
The Jam: About The Young IdeaThe Jam: About The Young IdeaThis multi-media exhibition documents the rise to fame and success of the popular mod band, through the 1970s and 1980s.2015-06-26T10:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Jam: About The Young Idea
 
ChromeoChromeoChromeoA decade after they first came onto the scene Chromeo open the Somerset House Summer Series with their infectious disco-funk laced with irony. The Jewish/Lebanese Montreal duo, singer/guitarist Dave 1 and keyboardist/vocoder P-Thugg, "have built up a sizeable cult following" (The Guardian) in the last ten years. At this open air concert they're ex2015-07-09T00:00:00+01002015-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Hip Hop
DATES  Thursday 9th July 2015
A decade after they first came onto the scene Chromeo open the Somerset House Summer Series with their infectious disco-funk laced with irony. The Jewish/Leban... More about this event
 
Somerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesJewish Lebanese Montreal duo Chromeo kicks the Somerset House Summer Series off on Thursday 9th July while Jessie J plays the closing party on Sunday 19th July 2015. George Ezra, Gary Clark Jr., Belle and Sebastian and Angus & Julia Stone are just some of the live acts dropping into the central courtyard of Somerset House for this year's Summer2015-07-09T00:00:00+01002015-07-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
DATES  Every day 7.30pm
Jewish Lebanese Montreal duo Chromeo kicks the Somerset House Summer Series off on Thursday 9th July while Jessie J plays the closing party on Sunday 19th ... More about this event
 
Gary Clark Jr.Gary Clark Jr.Gary Clark Jr.Bringing modern blues and soul to a new generation, twenty-eight year old Gary Clark Jr. exploded onto the international music scene when he delivered an incredible performance at Eric Clapton's 2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival. Born and raised in Austin, Texas Clark began playing guitar at age 12. He made a name for himself across the globe with t2015-07-10T00:00:00+01002015-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Friday 10th July 2015
Bringing modern blues and soul to a new generation, twenty-eight year old Gary Clark Jr. exploded onto the international music scene when he delivered an incr... More about this event
 
Summer SeriesSummer Series2015-07-10T18:00:00+01002015-07-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Summer Series
 
PassengerPassengerPassengerMichael Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is the Brighton-based folk-rock singer-songwriter whose breakup tune Let Her Go was one of the biggest singles of 2013. Since then, Mike has gone on to make an emphatic imprint in the music industry, reaching number 1 in over 20 countries and playing sold out shows throughout the world fr2015-07-11T00:00:00+01002015-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Saturday 11th July 2015
Michael Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is the Brighton-based folk-rock singer-songwriter whose breakup tune Let Her Go was one of the big... More about this event
 
ChronixxChronixxChronixxExpect a proper dose of roots, rock and reggae when Chronixx plays Somerset House on Sunday 12th July for the 2015 Summer Series. Jamaica's James Rolando McNaughton Jr (aka Chronixx) was helped by his father, Chronicle, a veteran reggae artist who he describes as the "original dancehall father" and surrounded by Burro Barton, Norris Man and Gregor2015-07-12T00:00:00+01002015-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Sunday 12th July 2015
Expect a proper dose of roots, rock and reggae when Chronixx plays Somerset House on Sunday 12th July for the 2015 Summer Series. Jamaica's James Rolando McNau... More about this event
 
George EzraGeorge EzraGeorge EzraThe four-times BRITs nominated indie blues-folk star plays in the Somerset House courtyard as part of the Summer Series. Bristol-based singer-songwriter George Ezra was nominated for an impressive four awards at this year's BRITs and gave a singalong rendition of his bluesy single Budapest at the star-studded BRIT Awards back in February when he al2015-07-13T00:00:00+01002015-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Monday 13th July 2015
The four-times BRITs nominated indie blues-folk star plays in the Somerset House courtyard as part of the Summer Series. Bristol-based singer-songwriter George... More about this event
 
Nick MulveyNick MulveyNick MulveyHe has clocked up two Mercury Prize nominations - first in 2008 with his former band Portico Quartet and again in 2014 as a solo artist - and in 2015 Nick Mulvey plays two high profile gigs at London's Roundhouse and Somerset House. The talented London-based singer-songwriter is British but moved to Cuba at the age of 19 to study music and returned2015-07-14T00:00:00+01002015-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Tuesday 14th July 2015
He has clocked up two Mercury Prize nominations - first in 2008 with his former band Portico Quartet and again in 2014 as a solo artist - and in 2015 Nick Mulv... More about this event
 
Angus & Julia StoneAngus & Julia StoneAngus & Julia Stone"The coolest brother and sister in the world" (The Times) Australian brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone visit London's Somerset House for one night as part of the Summer Series, the only London gig they're playing in 2015 ahead of two UK festival appearances at the Somersault Festival and Secret Garden Party. Rolling Stone describes their sou2015-07-15T00:00:00+01002015-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Wednesday 15th July 2015
"The coolest brother and sister in the world" (The Times) Australian brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone visit London's Somerset House for one night as pa... More about this event
 
James BayJames BayJames Bay"At last, Ed Sheeran and Jake Bugg have some real competition" wrote John Aizlewood in the Evening Standard, reviewing James Bay's live show at London's Scala in late December last year. The 24-year-old Hitchin-based singer-songwriter who has an incredible 8m views on YouTube has gained prominence since being announced as the winner of the 2015 Bri2015-07-16T00:00:00+01002015-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Thursday 16th July 2015
"At last, Ed Sheeran and Jake Bugg have some real competition" wrote John Aizlewood in the Evening Standard, reviewing James Bay's live show at London's Scala ... More about this event
 
KwabsKwabsKwabsSouth London born and raised soul singer Kwabs (aka Kwabena Adjepong) "possesses a voice to be reckoned with" (BBC) and his soulful take on 'synth&B' has seen him christened "the new Seal" by The Guardian. The Telegraph goes as far as saying, "his earth-shattering baritone simply has no equal." He won a coveted place to study at the Royal Academy o2015-07-17T00:00:00+01002015-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Friday 17th July 2015
South London born and raised soul singer Kwabs (aka Kwabena Adjepong) "possesses a voice to be reckoned with" (BBC) and his soulful take on 'synth&B' has seen ... More about this event
 
Belle and SebastianBelle and SebastianBelle and SebastianIntrospective indie-pop from the Glaswegian septet fronted by lead singer Stuart Murdoch who formed in the mid 1990s and received an Outstanding Contribution To Music Award at the 2014 NME Awards. The "indie darlings" Belle and Sebastian "are finally in danger of shaking off the stereotype" ran a recent Guardian headline. In a career spanning eight2015-07-18T00:00:00+01002015-07-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Saturday 18th July 2015
Introspective indie-pop from the Glaswegian septet fronted by lead singer Stuart Murdoch who formed in the mid 1990s and received an Outstanding Contribution T... More about this event
 
Jessie JJessie JJessie JJessie J, the BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter and former The Voice judge will be treating audiences to hit songs like number 1 UK single 'Bang Bang' and 'Sweet Talker' which made it into the top 10 albums of the US Billboard Top 100. Jessie has earned her stripes as one of the UK's most successful female vocalists of recent years. Her recent l2015-07-19T00:00:00+01002015-07-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Sunday 19th July 2015
Jessie J, the BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter and former The Voice judge will be treating audiences to hit songs like number 1 UK single 'Bang Bang' and '... More about this event
 
Gemma BoveryGemma Bovery2015-08-06T18:30:00+01002015-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Gemma Bovery
 
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 and dates have yet to be announced but the festival typically features comedy, romance, musicals, thrillers and cult classi2015-08-06T00:00:00+01002015-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
DATES  6th to 19th August 2015
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
 
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.The Man from U.N.C.L.E.2015-08-07T18:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
 
Withnail & I + An American Werewolf In LondonWithnail & I + An American Werewolf In London2015-08-08T18:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Withnail & I + An American Werewolf In London
 
Princess MononokePrincess MononokeBrave warrior Ashitaka arrives in the settlement of Irontown and befriends its ruler, Lady Eboshi. The town is under siege from the Wolf God, Moro, and her followers, and Ashitaka helps to defend the settlement. During an attempt on Eboshi's life, Ashitaka meets San, the human daughter of Moro and so-called "Princess Mononoke". The couple find them2015-08-09T18:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Princess Mononoke
 
The Silence Of The LambsThe Silence Of The Lambs2015-08-10T18:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Silence Of The Lambs
 
The GraduateThe Graduate2015-08-11T18:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Graduate
 
The Second MotherThe Second Mother2015-08-12T18:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Second Mother
 
Aguirre, Wrath Of God (Aguirre, Der Zorn Gottes)Aguirre, Wrath Of God (Aguirre, Der Zorn Gottes)Re-release of Herzog's powerful 1976 drama. Gonzalo Pizarro enlists a troop of conquistador to travel deep into the Peruvian jungle, and to discover the whereabouts of the fabled city of El Dorado. Don Pedro de Ursua leads the mission, aided by Don Lope de Aguirre, but the responsibility weighs heavily upon him and Aguirre gleefully assumes command2015-08-13T18:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Aguirre, Wrath Of God (Aguirre, Der Zorn Gottes)
 
Do The Right ThingDo The Right Thing2015-08-14T18:30:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Do The Right Thing
 
True Romance + The WarriorsTrue Romance + The Warriors2015-08-15T18:30:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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True Romance + The Warriors
 
Roman HolidayRoman HolidayPrincess Ann travels to Rome as part of a meticulously planned publicity tour, where she has little free time to explore the glorious city. Suffocated by her itinerary, Ann sneaks out of her embassy and heads into the streets of the capital where she falls asleep on a bench and is discovered by handsome American reporter, Joe Bradley. Later, when h2015-08-16T18:30:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Roman Holiday
 
The Last Of The MohicansThe Last Of The MohicansPeriod romance about the perilous affair of a British woman and a half-Indian warrior.2015-08-17T18:30:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Last Of The Mohicans
 
Public Vote - Best Of MusicalsPublic Vote - Best Of Musicals2015-08-18T18:30:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Public Vote - Best Of Musicals
 
Me And Earl And The Dying GirlMe And Earl And The Dying Girl2015-08-19T18:30:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Me And Earl And The Dying Girl
 
London Fashion WeekLondon Fashion WeekLondon Fashion WeekFor the second time this year, London Fashion Week injects a burst of style into Somerset House; the iconic building with its famous courtyard is a magical setting for this high profile fashion industry event. Inviting 200 of the industry's most creative designers and businesses, in the UK and internationally, the week includes catwalk shows, exhib2015-09-20T00:00:00+01002015-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Shopping
DATES  20th to 24th Sep 2015
For the second time this year, London Fashion Week injects a burst of style into Somerset House; the iconic building with its famous courtyard is a magical set... More about this event
 
London Fashion WeekendLondon Fashion WeekendLondon Fashion WeekendAlong with the main London Fashion Week event, the open-to-all London Fashion Weekend is returning to Somerset House this September. 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 work for m2015-09-24T11:00:00+01002015-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions
DATES  24th to 27th Sep 2015
Along with the main London Fashion Week event, the open-to-all London Fashion Weekend is returning to Somerset House this September. This fashion-focused weeke... More about this event
 
 
 

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Photo London
Photo London
Exhibitions | Until 24th May 2015 

Somerset House

Somerset House hosts the first edition of Photo London from 21st to 24th May - a major photography fair featuring ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2016 

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 5th September 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

 
The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces
The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Selected by a panel of judges from over 1,000 submissions, these 100 shortlisted entries by illustrators and students of illustration ...More

 
Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

See what's going on under our streets when Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story brings a five metre high, walk-through installation of ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 4th June 2016 

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

 
Woolf Works
Woolf Works
Dance | Until 26th May 2015 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Somerset House

In summer 2015 Wayne McGregor presents his first full length ballet for The Royal Ballet. Woolf Works, based on the ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Somerset House

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Royal Opera House Backstage Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Somerset House

Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

Hardeep Singh Kohli: Alchemedians Live
Comedy | On 24th May 2015 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from Somerset House

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