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Design FrontiersDesign FrontiersDesign FrontiersMore than 30 of the world's leading designers, including the director of design at Jaguar, are taking part in Design Frontiers, a group exhibition at Somerset House showing work which challenges and breaks through frontiers. Coinciding with London Design Festival, the exhibition includes designs by Ian Callum at Jaguar, Tord Boontje for Swarovski, 2017-09-24T00:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th to 24th Sep 2017
More than 30 of the world's leading designers, including the director of design at Jaguar, are taking part in Design Frontiers, a group exhibition at Somerset ... 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 o2017-09-24T00:00:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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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
 
Larry Achiampong: Voyage Of The Relic TravellerLarry Achiampong: Voyage Of The Relic TravellerA special performance in association with his new commission by Somerset House Pan African Flag for the Relic Travellers Alliance.2017-10-05T20:00:00+01002017-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Larry Achiampong: Voyage Of The Relic Traveller
 
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair1:54 Contemporary African Art FairThe first-ever international fair dedicated to modern and contemporary African art, 1:54 returns to Somerset House this October. Taking its name from the 54 countries on the continent, 1:54 will showcase modern African art, reflecting the diversity in artistic practices rooted in Africa. Bringing together more than 41 selected galleries, the contem2017-10-05T00:00:00+01002017-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Festivals
DATES  5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Oct 2017
The first-ever international fair dedicated to modern and contemporary African art, 1:54 returns to Somerset House this October. Taking its name from the 54 co... More about this event
 
Hassan Hajjaj: La CaravaneHassan Hajjaj: La CaravaneHassan Hajjaj: La CaravaneThis October, Somerset House hosts a homecoming exhibition on British-Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. The exhibition will showcase his vibrant fusion of contemporary cultures, which he has picked up by splitting his time between the UK and Morocco. Visitors will be able to see the artist's colourful photographic portraits, which blend the glossy aes2017-10-05T00:00:00+01002018-01-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th October 2017 to 7th January 2018
This October, Somerset House hosts a homecoming exhibition on British-Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. The exhibition will showcase his vibrant fusion of contemp... More about this event
 
Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters And BellboysSoutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters And BellboysSoutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters And BellboysNew exhibition Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys looks at the artist's fascination with the staff of French hotels and restaurants, attired in boldly coloured uniforms. Over a decade, the humble models sat for him in Paris and the south of France, resulting in a powerful series of images that put the spotlight on the overlooked figur2017-10-19T10:00:00+01002018-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £9.50, under 18s Free, concs £8.50
DATES  19th October 2017 to 21st January 2018
New exhibition Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys looks at the artist's fascination with the staff of French hotels and restaurants, attired in b... More about this event
 
Listening To The Dark: Beatrice DillonListening To The Dark: Beatrice DillonThe musician and composer performs her new commission.2017-10-21T20:00:00+01002017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Listening To The Dark: Beatrice Dillon
 
North: Fashioning IdentityNorth: Fashioning IdentityNorth: Fashioning IdentitySomerset House explores the contemporary artistic and stylistic representations of the north of England with new exhibition, North: Fashioning Identity. With over 100 photographs, fashion garments and artworks, it highlights how the realities of life in the north during the mid-20th century inspired a new generation of photographers, artists and de2017-11-08T00:00:00+00002018-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  Adult £7, concession £5
DATES  8th November 2017 to 4th February 2018
Somerset House explores the contemporary artistic and stylistic representations of the north of England with new exhibition, North: Fashioning Identity. With o... More about this event
 
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 youngste2017-11-15T00:00:00+00002018-01-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Seasonal > Christmas
PRICING  £7.50-£17 plus booking fees
DATES  15th November 2017 to 14th January 2018
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
 
 
 

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Matisse in the Studio
Matisse in the Studio
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Royal Academy of Arts 1 minute walk from Somerset House

The Royal Academy of Arts invites you to step into the studio of Henri Matisse this summer, where you'll be ...More

 
Jasper Johns
Exhibitions | Until 10th December 2017 

Royal Academy of Arts 1 minute walk from Somerset House

The Royal Academy hosts a major Jasper Johns exhibition in 2017, showcasing his work in the Main Galleries show. Regarded ...More

Jasper Johns: Something Resembling Truth
Exhibitions | Until 10th December 2017 

Royal Academy of Arts 1 minute walk from Somerset House

A comprehensive survey of the artist's work with over 150 paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints....More

Annie
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Theatre | Until 18th February 2018 

Piccadilly Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

It's a hard-knock life in 1930s New York during the Great Depression in the feel good, Tony Award-winning musical. Based ...More

 
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Seasonal | Until 30th September 2017 

Sartoria 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace is festooned with lemon garlands and lemon trees, bringing a piece of ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st April 2018 

Criterion Theatre 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
Virtual Reality Exhibition: Enter Through the Headset 2 | Private View
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2017 

Gazelli Art House 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

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Thriller Live
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Theatre | Until 1st October 2017 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
Comedy Store Players
Comedy | On 24th September 2017 

Comedy Store 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

A night of improvisation from Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Neil Mullarkey and Andy Smart....More

The Ferryman
The Ferryman
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The ...More

 

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Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
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The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
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The Dark Room
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Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

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A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
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Frog by Adam Handling
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The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
Yamagoya
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Olle
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Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
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Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

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A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
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Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

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