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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 photographs2017-04-24T00:00:00+01002017-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Now On

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
 
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 w2017-04-24T00:00:00+01002017-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Now On

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 o2017-04-24T00:00:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Ongoing

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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On Soon

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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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

 
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

 
The 100 Voices Of Gospel
Concerts | On 24th April 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

The energetic and rousing choir formed in 1998, who were Alesha Dixon's golden buzzer act on the 2016 series of ...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

 
Sara Pascoe: Animal
Comedy | On 24th April 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling based on the actress and stand-up's book, Animal....More

Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

Savoy Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Glee star Amber Riley makes her West End debut playing the role of Effie in the Tony Award-winning musical of ...More

42nd Street
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

All The President's Men
Theatre | On 24th April 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

Nicolas Kent directs a staged reading of verbatim Senate sessions from January 2017, which probed the ethics, beliefs and philosophies ...More

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Brixton Beach
Brixton Beach
Seasonal 

Brixton Beach

There's no need to venture far for a trip to the beach this summer as ...More

 
GrandFest
GrandFest
Exhibitions | On 18th June 

Various Venues East London

Back for its third year, GrandFest is a one-day mini festival that celebrates the heritage ...More

 
Cocktails & Coding
Cocktails & Coding
Business Events | From 25th April 

Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel

Sanderson London embarks on a series of tech-focused events this spring/summer, launching with a partnership ...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

 
Clarette
Clarette
Drinking 

The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox
Exhibitions | On 26th May 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The physicist, TV presenter and author takes audiences on a spectacular journey through space and time plus Cox will take part in an interview chaired by his The Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince....More

The Kooks
The Kooks
Concerts | On 13th May 

Alexandra Palace

The Brighton-hailing indie-rock quartet celebrate their 10th anniversary, performing tunes new and old....More

 
Neverland London
Neverland London
Foodie Events | From 10th May 

Albert Wharf

Enjoy a staycation this summer with a visit to Fulham's first Thameside beach, which brings ...More

 
Maximo Park
Maximo Park
Concerts | On 12th May 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

The alt.rock veterans deliver their high-energy hits including Our Velocity, The National Health, Midnight On ...More

 
Pergola Paddington Central
Pergola Paddington Central
Dining 

Pergola on the Roof, the rooftop pop-up at ...More

 
JuJu's Bar and Stage
JuJu's Bar and Stage
Drinking 

Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, Juju's Bar and Stage is a ...More

 
Dirty Bones Soho
Dirty Bones Soho
Dining 

Dirty Bones comes to Soho in 2017, serving up New York-inspired comfort food and cocktails ...More

 
Barnes Children's Literature Festival
Barnes Children's Literature Festival
Kids Events | From 13th May 

Barnes

An inspiring and entertaining programme includes author talks, ...More

 
Compagnie Du Hanneton / James Thierree: The Toad Knew
Compagnie Du Hanneton / James Thierree: The Toad Knew
Dance | From 3rd May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, James Thierree returns ...More

 
Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Exhibitions | From 5th May 

Heathbrook Park

Two weeks of theatre, art, circus, comedy and free shows in south London....More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

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

 
This weekend in London: 21st - 23rd April
This weekend in London: 21st - 23rd April
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Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
 
 
 
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