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De/coding the ApocalypseDe/coding the ApocalypseThis exhibition will use the latest technology to investigate our fascination with the Book of Revelation.18th December 2014Friday 19th December 2014 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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De/coding the Apocalypse
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia†|†PRICINGFree
DATES17th, 18th and 19th December 2014 - 12noon-6pm
This exhibition will use the latest technology to investigate our fascination with the Book of Revelation.
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.18th December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Free EventNow On
Knyttan: Factory Of The Future
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design†|†PRICINGFree
DATES29th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
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.
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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Ongoing
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
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.18th December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Fashioning Winter
event > Kids Events > Art exhibitions - Installation†|†PRICINGFree
DATES11th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
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
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.18th 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†|†PRICINGFree
DATES12th November 2014 to 25th January 2015
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.18th 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†|†PRICINGFree
DATES5th November 2014 to 25th January 2015
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 revo18th December 2014Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Ongoing
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
The Unseen EmporiumThe Unseen EmporiumExploration of materials, science and design, with the opportunity to purchase from a range of gifts.18th December 2014Tuesday 5th May 2015 Where:
Somerset House, † Strand† † † WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOngoing
The Unseen Emporium
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art†|†PRICINGFree
DATES29th November 2014 to 5th May 2015
Exploration of materials, science and design, with the opportunity to purchase from a range of gifts.
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
Category: event
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.
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†|†PRICINGFree
DATES11th March to 10th April 2015 - 10am-6pm
 
 

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Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of Punk
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This exhibition will use the latest technology to investigate our fascination with the Book of Revelation....More

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Knyttan: Factory Of The Future
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Over 30 portraits of wounded British servicemen and women, injured whilst on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, taken by the ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

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As the UK's most stylish skating scene sets up in the neoclassical courtyard of Somerset House, the hidden gems inside ...More

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