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John Gerrard: Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas) 2017John Gerrard: Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas) 2017A large-scale art installation, on the occasion of World Earth Day, symbolising climate change and modern society's dependence on oil.2017-04-26T07:00:00+01002017-04-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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John Gerrard: Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas) 2017
 
Sony World Photography Awards ExhibitionSony World Photography Awards ExhibitionSony World Photography Awards ExhibitionIn the year the World Photography Organisation marks the 10th anniversary of its awards, the large-scale London exhibition includes rarely seen work by Martin Parr, who receives the Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize. His work is shown at Somerset House along with five hundred of the best professional and amateur contemporary photographs2017-04-26T00:00:00+01002017-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
PRICING  On the door £10-£12 (Adults), Free (Children Under 12)
DATES  21st April to 7th May 2017
In the year the World Photography Organisation marks the 10th anniversary of its awards, the large-scale London exhibition includes rarely seen work by Martin ... More about this event
 
Sony Wold Photography Awards & Martin Parr: 2017 ExhibitionSony Wold Photography Awards & Martin Parr: 2017 ExhibitionThe 2017 exhibition features rich and fascinating photographic stories from key figures and emerging talent of the photography scene today.2017-04-26T10:00:00+01002017-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Sony Wold Photography Awards & Martin Parr: 2017 Exhibition
 
Game Changers: Another Way to PlayGame Changers: Another Way to PlayGame Changers: Another Way to PlaySomerset House hosts a month-long celebration of games and play this April with special exhibition Game Changers: Another Way to Play. The month kicks off with popular gaming weekend Now Play This, which coincides with the London Games Festival and features a post-apocalyptic mini-golf course on the River Terrace, a ping-pong table that creates a w2017-04-26T00:00:00+01002017-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
PRICING  Now Play This Adult £8, concession £6.50 | Game Changers Free
DATES  7th April to 7th May 2017
Somerset House hosts a month-long celebration of games and play this April with special exhibition Game Changers: Another Way to Play. The month kicks off with... More about this event
 
Peroni Ambra: The TerracePeroni Ambra: The TerracePeroni Ambra: The TerraceTo celebrate the launch of Peroni's new offering, Peroni Ambra, Somerset House presents The Terrace. The summer-long al fresco event transports guests to the rural Chinotto orchard of Northwest Italy to bring to life the citrus flavours found in the new tipple, which is inspired by the Italian ritual of the 'aperitivo' and served over ice with an o2017-04-26T00:00:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Foodie Events > Festivals & Exhibitions
DATES  1st April to 30th September 2017
To celebrate the launch of Peroni's new offering, Peroni Ambra, Somerset House presents The Terrace. The summer-long al fresco event transports guests to the r... More about this event
 
Photo LondonPhoto LondonPhoto LondonOver sixty of the world's top galleries come to Somerset House for four days in May when Photo London returns to the capital for a third year. The photography showcase is not only a selling fair but also includes special exhibitions, installations and a curated programme of talks and presentations. A one-day workshop given by W.M. Hunt is especiall2017-05-18T00:00:00+01002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  18th, 19th, 20th and 21st May 2017
Over sixty of the world's top galleries come to Somerset House for four days in May when Photo London returns to the capital for a third year. The photography ... More about this event
 
Magnum Photos | David Hurn's SwapsMagnum Photos | David Hurn's SwapsExhibitions & Art, Photography.2017-05-18T12:00:00+01002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Magnum Photos | David Hurn's Swaps
 
Mat Collishaw: ThresholdsMat Collishaw: ThresholdsAn interactive, multimedia installation using the latest virtual reality technology to restage one of the earliest exhibitions of photography in 1839, when British scientist William Henry Fox Talbot first presented his photographic prints to the public at King Edward's School.2017-05-18T12:00:00+01002017-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Mat Collishaw: Thresholds
 
Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary ScentPerfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary ScentPerfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary ScentSomerset House's new exhibition, Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent, invites visitors into a vibrant new scent scene. A multi-sensory show, it showcases ten extraordinary perfumes from the past two decades - and the perfumers who created them - that are changing the perceptions of scent today. The exhibition begins with an overvi2017-06-21T00:00:00+01002017-09-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
PRICING  Adult £11, concession £9
DATES  21st June to 17th September 2017
Somerset House's new exhibition, Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent, invites visitors into a vibrant new scent scene. A multi-sensory show, ... More about this event
 
Somerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesNine-time Grammy Award winner Norah Jones, critically acclaimed electronic duo Goldfrapp and festival favourites Foster The People are all on the line-up at this year's Somerset House Summer Series. Birdy, Warpaint, The Cinematic Orchestra and Tom Misch are also dropping by the central courtyard of Somerset House for the eleven day Summer Series, a2017-07-06T00:00:00+01002017-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
PRICING  £29.50-£49.50 plus booking fee
DATES  6th to 16th July 2017
Nine-time Grammy Award winner Norah Jones, critically acclaimed electronic duo Goldfrapp and festival favourites Foster The People are all on the line-up at th... More about this event
 
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. Highlights of the 2017 line-up include political surveillance drama All the President's Men, '90s teen movie classic Cruel Intentions, Academy Awar2017-08-10T00:00:00+01002017-08-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
PRICING  From £17, plus booking fee
DATES  10th to 23rd August 2017
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
 
 
 

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Reading Drawings
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art

Works by Canaletto, Corot, Signac and more exploring inscriptions that can be found on drawings....More

Peroni Ambra: The Terrace
Peroni Ambra: The Terrace
Foodie Events | Until 30th September 2017 

Somerset House

To celebrate the launch of Peroni's new offering, Peroni Ambra, Somerset House presents The Terrace. The summer-long al fresco event ...More

 
Game Changers: Another Way to Play
Game Changers: Another Way to Play
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2017 

Somerset House

Somerset House hosts a month-long celebration of games and play this April with special exhibition Game Changers: Another Way to ...More

 
Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2017 

Somerset House

In the year the World Photography Organisation marks the 10th anniversary of its awards, the large-scale London exhibition includes rarely ...More

 
Bloomsbury Art And Design
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art

A wide-ranging selection of objects including paintings, collages, drawings, watercolours and designs and decorative arts from the influential group....More

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

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

 
Red Card
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th June 2017 

Walkabout Temple 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Hip hop, R&B and party anthems from resident DJs....More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

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

 

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Dokke
Dokke
Dining 

Dokke, named after the medieval word for docking a boat, is Neil Wager's high-end cafe ...More

 
Margarita Rumble
Foodie Events | On 30th April 

The Yard

Make the most of the bank holiday weekend with the Margarita Rumble on Sunday....More

Neo Bistro
Neo Bistro
Dining 

Alex Harper, former head chef of the Harwood Arms, returns to the kitchen in May ...More

 
London Flower School
London Flower School
Education 

Learn floristry techniques, create beautiful arrangements and be inspired to explore the world of flowers ...More

 
Dinings SW3
Dinings SW3
Dining 

Over a decade after their first restaurant, the team behind Dinings, the contemporary Japanese restaurant ...More

 
German Bierfest London
German Bierfest London
Foodie Events | From 27th April 

Mile End Park

The German Bierfest transforms Mile End Park into London's biggest ever beer garden this spring....More

 
Nightfall
Nightfall
Theatre | From 28th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | From 20th January 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | From 18th October 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
Mildmay Festival Of Nature
Kids Events | From 6th May 

Newington Green

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More

Newington Green
Leisure 

Between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green which doubles as a roundabout....More

Bold Tendencies
Bold Tendencies
Exhibitions | From 19th May 

Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park

The disused Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park is put to good use over the summer ...More

 
VRX Europe 2017
VRX Europe 2017
Exhibitions | From 11th May 

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel

UK and Europe's most senior leadership enterprise VR/AR conference and expo, VRX Europe comes to ...More

 
Sci-Fi-London Festival
Sci-Fi-London Festival
Film Events | From 27th April 

Various Venues London

The Sci-Fi-London Film Festival lands this April offering ten days of film, live music and ...More

 
Art Beats
Art Beats
Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Dining 

After bringing a taste of Peru to Carnaby, Senor Ceviche opened in Fitzrovia in 2017....More

 
Saucy Chip
Saucy Chip
Dining 

From festivals to Fitzrovia, the gourmet chippie Saucy Chip has found a permanent home at ...More

 
Madame D's
Madame D's
Dining 

Following the success of Gunpowder, Harneet and Devina Baweja open a second London restaurant, Madame ...More

 
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Drinking 

Flight Club hits the bullseye, adding a second stylish club to its stable....More

 
Floating Pocket Park
Floating Pocket Park
Leisure 

A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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