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Hannah PerryHannah Perry2018-07-16T10:00:00+01002018-08-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Hannah Perry
 
The Influence ProjectThe Influence ProjectPhotographic portraits of pioneers of R&B, funk, soul, Afrobeat and hip hop by Congolese, London-based photographer Alexis Chabala and producer Lorayne Crawford.2018-07-16T11:00:00+01002018-08-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventNow On
The Influence Project
 
Print! Tearing It Up - Independent British Magazines Changing The WorldPrint! Tearing It Up - Independent British Magazines Changing The WorldAn exploration of the history and impact of the British independent magazine scene today.2018-07-16T11:00:00+01002018-08-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOngoing
Print! Tearing It Up - Independent British Magazines Changing The World
 
Es Devlin: MaskEs Devlin: MaskA new projection-mapped sculptural work made specifically for Somerset House and Photo London.2018-07-16T10:00:00+01002018-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOngoing
Es Devlin: Mask
 
Process!Process!Exhibitions & Art, Crafts.2018-07-21T00:00:00+01002018-07-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Process!
 
Circus OriginalsCircus OriginalsCircus OriginalsRunning simultaneously with Circus Sampler - the biggest free outdoor contemporary circus event in central London - Somerset House presents Circus Originals. The show and this accompanying exhibition take place in celebration of the 250th anniversary of contemporary circus. Circus Originals explores the history of contemporary circus, from the begi2018-07-25T00:00:00+01002018-08-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOn Soon

event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries | PRICING  Free  
DATES  25th July to 7th August 2018
Running simultaneously with Circus Sampler - the biggest free outdoor contemporary circus event in central London - Somerset House presents Circus Originals. T... More about this event
 
Circus SamplerCircus SamplerCircus SamplerIn the year that circus celebrates its 250th birthday, Somerset House presents the biggest free outdoor contemporary circus event in central London. Taking place across two weekends - one in July and one in August - Circus Sampler will premiere exciting and distinctive shows in the spectacular 18th-century courtyard. One the first weekend, Far From2018-07-28T00:00:00+01002018-08-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOn Soon

event > Theatre > Circuses | PRICING  Free  
DATES  28th July to 5th August 2018
In the year that circus celebrates its 250th birthday, Somerset House presents the biggest free outdoor contemporary circus event in central London. Taking pla... More about this event
 
Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset HouseFilm4 Summer Screen at Somerset HouseFilm4 Summer Screen at Somerset HouseThe most famous of all the open air film events in London, Summer Screenreturns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring cinema lovers a truly eclectic mix of movies. Opening with the premiere of The Wife, starring Glenn Close, who will introduce the film with director Bjorn Runge, the 2018 line-up includes Inception, from the director 2018-08-09T00:00:00+01002018-08-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
DATES  9th to 22nd August 2018
The most famous of all the open air film events in London, Summer Screenreturns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring cinema lovers a truly ecle... More about this event
 
Shechter Underground at Somerset HouseShechter Underground at Somerset HouseShechter Underground at Somerset HouseThis August Bank Holiday weekend, for three nights only, the dance company set up by internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter will present Shechter Underground, a site-responsive show that will lead audiences through the atmospheric maze-like underground tunnels and rooms beneath Somerset House. The company's talented young dancers 2018-08-23T00:00:00+01002018-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
PRICING  £15, £12.50 (concs)
DATES  23rd, 24th and 25th August 2018
This August Bank Holiday weekend, for three nights only, the dance company set up by internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter will present Shec... More about this event
 
London Design Biennale 2018London Design Biennale 20182018-09-04T11:00:00+01002018-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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London Design Biennale 2018
 
 
 

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Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 2nd March 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 29th September 2018 

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

 
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 25th September 2018 

Savoy Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
Tina
Tina
Theatre | Until 16th February 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

 
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

 
Year of Engineering: London Transport Museum
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2018 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

In 2018 the London Transport Museum hosts a Year of Engineering exploring engineering feats like Crossrail and the Brunel tunnel. ...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

Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

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

 
Translations
Translations
Theatre | Until 11th August 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

Thirteen years after it was last staged at the National Theatre, Brian Friel's modern classic, Translations, returns. Ciaran Hinds and ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | Until 8th August 2018 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 6 minutes walk from Somerset House

Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale portray the Lehman brothers, their sons and grandsons in Ben Power's English ...More

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Previously London's highest private member's club, Searcys at The Gherkin relaunched as new restaurant and ...More

 
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
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Manifesto
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The menu at this pizzeria on Northcote Road is short: six pizzas, one weekly 'gourmet ...More

 
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Sitting on the 14th floor of the Dorsett City London, Jin Bo Law offers unrivalled ...More

 
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Jamavar Women's Club
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How to Catch a Star
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Based on Oliver Jeffers' beautifully illustrated book, Branar Teatar do Phaisti return to the Southbank ...More

 
Monstersaurus
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Kids Events | From 7th August 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

From the creators of Aliens Love Underpants comes Monstersaurus, an energetic show full of science, ...More

 
James Graham's Sketching
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Wilton's Music Hall

He's one of the hottest playwrights in London right now - three of his plays ...More

 
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Theatre | On 26th July 

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Eastern Electrics Festival
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Morden Park

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Smithfield 150
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Smithfield Market

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