Somerset House Events  

 
 
ADDRESS
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 1LA
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
10am-6pm
 
PRICES
Courtauld Gallery: £5 (Adults), £4 (Concs), FREE (Mondays 10am-2pm excl Public Holidays) | Embankment Galleries: £8 (Adults), £6 (Concs)
 
 
All
 
Today
Tomorrow

From:

 

to:

 
 
Hannah Perry: GushHannah Perry: GushHannah Perry: GushThis October, Somerset House hosts a major UK solo exhibition by British artist Hannah Perry. Titled Gush, the new exhibition explores mental and emotional health, showcasing a diverse body of new work. Visitors will see everything from large-scale dynamic sculptures to immersive sound and film pieces. Central to the exhibition is an immersive film2018-10-23T00:00:00+01002018-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventNow On

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd October to 4th November 2018
This October, Somerset House hosts a major UK solo exhibition by British artist Hannah Perry. Titled Gush, the new exhibition explores mental and emotional hea... More about this event
 
Good Grief, Charlie Brown! Celebrating Snoopy And The Enduring Power Of PeanutsGood Grief, Charlie Brown! Celebrating Snoopy And The Enduring Power Of PeanutsGood Grief, Charlie Brown! Celebrating Snoopy And The Enduring Power Of PeanutsShowing the enduring power of Peanuts, 70 years since Charlie Brown was created, original drawings by Charles M Schulz are displayed alongside works inspired by Snoopy, Charlie and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Artists and designers who've paid homage to the comic strip characters include Kim Jones, of Dior Men's, who has loaned his sweatshirts and2018-10-25T11:00:00+01002019-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Craft
PRICING  £14, concs £11, child Free
DATES  25th October 2018 to 3rd March 2019
Showing the enduring power of Peanuts, 70 years since Charlie Brown was created, original drawings by Charles M Schulz are displayed alongside works inspired b... More about this event
 
East Wing LiveEast Wing LiveCo-programmed by two Somerset House Residents, MOBO and Music For Youth, expect to see up-and-coming musical talent playing stripped back sets.2018-10-26T13:00:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
East Wing Live
 
Rage: Puce Mary, Naked + TbcRage: Puce Mary, Naked + TbcThree acts perform their experimental electronic music in performance installations, curated by Agnes Gryczkowska.2018-11-14T19:30:00+00002018-11-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Rage: Puce Mary, Naked + Tbc
 
Nozomu Matsumoto & Nile Koetting: ClimatotherapyNozomu Matsumoto & Nile Koetting: ClimatotherapyPerformance installation developed from Nozomu's recent release on The Death of Rave.2018-11-14T11:00:00+00002018-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Nozomu Matsumoto & Nile Koetting: Climatotherapy
 
Siren: The Shape Of SoundSiren: The Shape Of SoundSix live performances by Iceboy Violet, Moonbow, MT Hall, MX World, Object Blue and Rkss in this video installation.2018-11-14T11:00:00+00002018-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Siren: The Shape Of Sound
 
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 youngste2018-11-14T00:00:00+00002019-01-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon

event > Seasonal > Christmas
PRICING  Tickets from £11 adults and £8.50 children
DATES  14th November 2018 to 13th January 2019
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
 
Lotic & Roderick George: EmbryogenesisLotic & Roderick George: EmbryogenesisA collaboration between classically trained dancer and choreographer Roderick George and musician J'Kerian Morgan aka Lotic.2018-11-15T19:30:00+00002018-11-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Lotic & Roderick George: Embryogenesis
 
Gazelle TwinGazelle TwinThe Brighton-based artist Elizabeth Bernholz performs in her electronic oeuvre.2018-11-16T19:30:00+00002018-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Gazelle Twin
 
Rock The BellesRock The BellesThe London-based collective spin R&B and hip hop tunes.2018-11-16T20:30:00+00002018-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Rock The Belles
 
Jennifer Walshe & Memo Akten: Ultrachunk / Jenna Sutela: Ke As Nimiia Cetii Mi Ni ZeJennifer Walshe & Memo Akten: Ultrachunk / Jenna Sutela: Ke As Nimiia Cetii Mi Ni ZeStudio artists Jennifer Walshe and Memo Akten present their collaborative project Ultrachunk: an AI and human vocal improvisational performance.2018-11-17T16:00:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Jennifer Walshe & Memo Akten: Ultrachunk / Jenna Sutela: Ke As Nimiia Cetii Mi Ni Ze
 
Amra (Paul Purgas & Imran Perretta) / Nsdos Live SetAmra (Paul Purgas & Imran Perretta) / Nsdos Live SetStudios residents Paul Purgas and Imran Perretta debut new audio-visual project, Amra, alongside a performance from Paris-based electronic and dance artist Nsdos. 18+ event.2018-11-17T19:00:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Amra (Paul Purgas & Imran Perretta) / Nsdos Live Set
 
Late Assembly: Ziur (DJ Set) + TerribilisLate Assembly: Ziur (DJ Set) + TerribilisThe artists perform their pop and techno material on this double bill.2018-11-17T21:30:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Late Assembly: Ziur (DJ Set) + Terribilis
 
Okzharp And Manthe Ribane / LafawndahOkzharp And Manthe Ribane / LafawndahThe two sets of artists perform their experimental pieces in this double bill.2018-11-17T21:30:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Okzharp And Manthe Ribane / Lafawndah
 
Vessel / Lucy RailtonVessel / Lucy RailtonExperimental music pieces by the two artists Seb Gainsborough and Lucy Railton on this double bill.2018-11-18T19:30:00+00002018-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Vessel / Lucy Railton
 
Eliza RoseEliza RoseThe London-based vocalist performs her soul originals. Tiff's Joints support.2018-11-21T20:30:00+00002018-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Eliza Rose
 
MC PintyMC PintyThe London-resident hip hop artist brings his raps to the live stage. Support from Maxwell Owin and Kiara Scuro.2018-11-22T20:30:00+00002018-11-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
MC Pinty
 
Dubplate Pearl And Oscar JeromeDubplate Pearl And Oscar JeromeThe selectors spin their choice of dance music.2018-11-23T20:30:00+00002018-11-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Dubplate Pearl And Oscar Jerome
 
Five MilesFive MilesMafalda, Rachael and Eliza and DJ Marshal Darling supply the dance music for the event.2018-11-28T20:30:00+00002018-11-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Five Miles
 
Five MilesFive MilesPlastician, Spooky, Ollie Rant and Bossman D select their dance tracks on the night.2018-11-29T20:30:00+00002018-11-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Five Miles
 
Five MilesFive MilesTop party sounds from DJs Nightwave, Jaye Ward, DJ Karl Karlson and Brian Summers.2018-11-30T20:30:00+00002018-11-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Five Miles
 
The Art Of PartiesThe Art Of PartiesGrime and trap tunes come courtesy of Fred Macpherson and Cavan McCarthy.2018-12-05T20:30:00+00002018-12-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
The Art Of Parties
 
Ransom NoteRansom NoteA night of acid house tunes from the DJs.2018-12-06T20:30:00+00002018-12-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Ransom Note
 
Jack Ft House Gospel Choir SoundsystemJack Ft House Gospel Choir SoundsystemJack and Harrsn select the house rave tracks, plus live vocals from HGC Soundsystem and the Biscuit Horns and Dezy Bongo on percussion.2018-12-07T20:30:00+00002018-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Jack Ft House Gospel Choir Soundsystem
 
Dalston SuperstoreDalston SuperstoreThe DJs select dance, pop, electro tracks and more on the night.2018-12-12T20:30:00+00002018-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Dalston Superstore
 
Total Refreshment CentreTotal Refreshment CentreDJs Lexus Blondin and Raimund Wong supply dance and jazz tracks.2018-12-13T20:30:00+00002018-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Total Refreshment Centre
 
JamzJamzElijah & Skilliam and Lucy choose their top garage, grime and bassline tracks on the night.2018-12-14T20:30:00+00002018-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
 
Jamz
 
 
 

Hotels Near

Somerset House

 
 
Near Somerset House All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Somerset House

 
 
 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 14th September 2019 

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

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 10th February 2019 

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
Theatre | Until 7th April 2019 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 20th July 2019 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
Poster Girls
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2019 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Female focussed exhibition Poster Girls at the London Transport Museum puts the spotlight on 20th and 21st century women graphic ...More

42nd Street
42nd Street
Theatre | Until 20th October 2018 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton plays legendary diva Dorothy Brock in the hit Broadway musical 42nd Street at London's Theatre ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Adelphi Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Kinky Boots is really ...More

 
Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Theatre | Until 19th January 2019 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play lovers Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre as Simon Godwin follows the success ...More

 
Tap Dogs
Theatre | Until 10th November 2018 

Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

Choreographer Dein Perry's Olivier Award-winning show is an energetic mix of physical theatrics and fast-paced tap dancing....More

I'm Not Running
I'm Not Running
Theatre | Until 31st January 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 6 minutes walk from Somerset House

The world premiere of David Hare's new play I'm Not Running stars a strong cast which includes Doctor Foster actress ...More

 

New on LondonTown

 
 
Baby Bao
Baby Bao
Dining 

Having built up a strong fan base in Brighton, Baby Bao opened in London in ...More

 
Summer and Smoke
Summer and Smoke
Theatre | From 10th November 

Duke of York's Theatre

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's "shiveringly beautiful production" ...More

 
Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs
Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs
Exhibitions | From 9th November 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Exploring 300 years of history between Russia and ...More

 
Imperial War Museums Marks 100 Years Of Remembrance
Tours | On 11th November 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The Imperial War Museummarks 100 Years of Remembrance on Sunday 11th November with a two minute silence followed by Breaking the Silence - with performances from young musicians ...More

Remembrance Lecture
Exhibitions | On 6th November 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Asking "Why are we silent when conflict is loud?", this year's Remembrance Lecture questions the power and purpose of two minute silences. In 1919, the first national silence was observed to commemorate the end of ...More

Discount Suit Company
Discount Suit Company
Drinking 

In a former suit tailor's storeroom on Wentworth Street near Petticoat Lane you'll find the ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | From 22nd November 

Peacock Theatre

Bill Alexander directs Birmingham Repertory Theatre's musical adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's story about the ...More

 
December in London 2018
Article 

Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

December in London 2018
December in London 2018
Article 

Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa ...More

 
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Exhibitions | From 2nd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged ...More

 
Carols for Shelter
Carols for Shelter
Concerts | On 28th November 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Join celebrity readers Simon Callow and Brenda Blethyn, special guests, choirs and hundreds of fellow ...More

 
Choral Scholars Of St Martin-In-The-Fields
Concerts | On 12th November 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Andrew Earis conducts a programme of Baroque works for solo and ensemble....More

Ideal Home Show Christmas
Ideal Home Show Christmas
Exhibitions | From 21st November 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

From fairy lights to food, gifts to winter garden advice, the Ideal Home Show Christmas ...More

 
I Am Ashurbanipal: King Of The World, King Of Assyria
I Am Ashurbanipal: King Of The World, King Of Assyria
Exhibitions | From 8th November 

British Museum

Be transported back to ancient Iraq in the ...More

 
IT Ibiza London
IT Ibiza London
Dining 

A popular eatery on the White Isle, IT Ibiza comes to the UK with the ...More

 
Redchurch Townhouse
Redchurch Townhouse
Hotels 

A new addition to Soho House with 37 stylish bedrooms and a Cecconi's Italian restaurant....More

 
De Vere Selsdon Estate
De Vere Selsdon Estate
Hotels 

Part of Principal Hotel Company's De Vere portfolio, De Vere Selsdon Estate is a historic, ...More

 
MEATliquor KX
Dining 

In an old tram shed on St. Chad's Place, MEATliquor KX is (as the name suggests) mad about two things: burgers and booze....More

EartH Kitchen
EartH Kitchen
Dining 

Housed in an old art deco cinema in Dalston, EartH Kitchen is a sunny, 150-seat ...More

 
EartH
Entertainment 

Multi-arts space in what was once the derelict Savoy Cinema on Dalston's bustling Stoke Newington Road....More

Cattivo
Dining 

Laid back Italian cafe in Brixton with a basement cocktail bar, from the team behind Canova Hall next door....More

Due East
Due East
Dining 

Due East, the all-day restaurant and bar The East London Hotel, has partnered with local ...More

 
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Article 

From Storystock at Battersea Power Station to The ...More

 
London Hotels for Art Lovers
London Hotels for Art Lovers
Article 

Bespoke art works and Instagram worthy interiors. ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star hotels see our discounts for Somerset House hotels, including Thistle Hyde Park Hotel London from 54% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960