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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 overvi2017-06-29T00:00:00+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
 
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 o2017-06-29T00:00:00+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
 
The Learned Society Of Extra-Ordinary ObjectsThe Learned Society Of Extra-Ordinary ObjectsImaginative works based on everyday objects by sculptor Richard Wentworth ceramicist, Richard Slee, Scottish Indian artist, Jasleen Kaur jewellery-maker Hans Stofer and furniture designer, Max Frommeld.2017-07-05T11:00:00+01002017-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOn Soon
The Learned Society Of Extra-Ordinary Objects
 
Norah JonesNorah JonesThe nine time Grammy Award-winning songstress performs heartfelt jazz-pop from her sixth studio album, her first LP in six years. Support from The Candles.2017-07-06T19:30:00+01002017-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Norah Jones
 
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
 
Damian Jr Gong MarleyDamian Jr Gong MarleyThe Jamaican singer-songwriter performs his reggae originals.2017-07-07T19:30:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Damian Jr Gong Marley
 
The Cinematic OrchestraThe Cinematic OrchestraNu-jazz and electronic collective formed by Jason Swinscoe. Moses Sumney supports.2017-07-08T19:30:00+01002017-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
The Cinematic Orchestra
 
GoldfrappGoldfrappMajestic synthpop and operatic electronica from the duo of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, known for the songs Number 1, Ooh La La and A&E. Sloes support.2017-07-09T19:30:00+01002017-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Goldfrapp
 
WarpaintWarpaintThe four-piece outfit from Los Angeles performs its original indie-rock compositions. Support from Yak.2017-07-10T19:30:00+01002017-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Warpaint
 
Robert Glasper ExperimentRobert Glasper ExperimentThe American pianist is joined by his trio to perform his highly-acclaimed jazz material. Support from Gabriel Garzon-Montano.2017-07-11T19:30:00+01002017-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Robert Glasper Experiment
 
BirdyBirdyThe Lymington-born singer-songwriter, Jasmine Lucilla Elizabeth Jennifer van den Bogaerde, performs her indie-folk and indie-rock original material. Little Hours support.2017-07-12T19:30:00+01002017-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Birdy
 
Foster The PeopleFoster The PeopleThe three-piece outfit from Los Angeles perform its indie pop compositions. Support from Klangstof.2017-07-13T19:30:00+01002017-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Foster The People
 
Tom MischTom MischThe London-based singer and songwriter takes to the stage to perform his soulful and melodic pop and electronic music. Support from Carmody & Andreya Triana.2017-07-14T19:30:00+01002017-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Tom Misch
 
Mashrou' LeilaMashrou' LeilaLebanese five-piece alternative rock outfit.2017-07-15T19:30:00+01002017-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Mashrou' Leila
 
Songhoy BluesSonghoy BluesDesert punk/blues group from Timbuktu, Mali who were formed in Bamako after they were forced to leave their homes during the civil conflict and the imposition of Sharia Law.2017-07-16T19:30:00+01002017-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
Songhoy Blues
 
The World Illustration Awards 2017 ExhibitionThe World Illustration Awards 2017 ExhibitionA showcase of 50 shortlisted projects across the eight categories, from advertising and design to books and editorial.2017-07-31T10:00:00+01002017-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free Event 
The World Illustration Awards 2017 Exhibition
 
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 Screen returns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring cinema lovers a truly eclectic mix of movies. The 2017 line-up includes three UK premieres: Al Gore introduces in person An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power; current Palme d'Or contender The Square; and Patti Cake2017-08-10T00:00:00+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
The most famous of all the open air film events in London, Summer Screen returns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring cinema lovers a truly ecl... More about this event
 
 
 

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William Henry Hunt: Country People
Exhibitions | Until 17th September 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art

An investigation of the artist's depiction of rural figures in his work of the 1820s and 1830s....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

 
Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent
Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent
Exhibitions | Until 17th September 2017 

Somerset House

Somerset House's new exhibition, Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent, invites visitors into a vibrant new scent scene. A ...More

 
Corpus: The Body Unbound
Exhibitions | Until 16th July 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art

Paintings selected by students of the MA Curating The Art Museum course, exploring how artists past and present have engaged ...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 3rd March 2018 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

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 3rd December 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

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
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 25th September 2018 

Savoy Theatre 3 minutes walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

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

The Design Line
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

Take a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition....More

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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
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A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space ...More

 
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | From 7th July 

Leighton House Museum

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House ...More

 
Best Small Museums in London
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Article 

London's collection of small museums devoted to the ...More

 
Dean & Deluca
Shopping 

Originally opened in 1977, renowned New York deli Dean and DeLuca comes to London in 2017 for its first European site....More

Tatler's English Roses 2017 in association with Michael Kors
Exhibitions | From 30th June 

Saatchi Gallery

Tatler magazine is brought to thrilling life with portraits, behind the scenes video and an interactive disco booth featuring works by the acclaimed photographer David Burton....More

Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Dance | On 10th August 

Southbank Centre

A band of seven men bursting with strong ...More

 
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Dance | From 18th August 

Southbank Centre

Iceland Dance Company presents the UK premiere of ...More

 
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Dance | From 13th August 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Combining limitless energy with acrobatic artistry, this playful and poetic contemporary circus performance takes a ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 9th August 

Greenwich Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 1st August 

Southwark Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Zip World London
Zip World London
Sporting Events | From 6th July 

Archbishop's Park

Zip through the skies at up to 50 miles per hour on the fastest zip ...More

 
Archbishop's Park
Leisure 

Immaculate 10 acre park, once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, is the largest green space on the Southbank....More

Oasis Farm Waterloo
Leisure 

Half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for nature....More

Leake Street Pocket Park
Leisure 

An urban oasis of shrubs, perennials, grasses, climbers and trees at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London....More

Lower Marsh Market
Shopping 

Weekday food market. Add arts and crafts stalls on a Saturday....More

Florentine
Florentine
Dining 

Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through ...More

 
Rockwell Bar and Restaurant
Dining 

Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace offering views over the bronze lions and Nelson's Column....More

Trafalgar St. James
Trafalgar St. James
Hotels 

The Trafalgar Square hotel has a major upgrade in 2017 becoming the Trafalgar St. James, ...More

 
The Green Man
The Green Man
Drinking 

A previously run down neighbourhood pub in Paddington has been preserved by PubLove, adding a ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

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There's need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the grains ...More

 
Best Places for Street Food in London
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
September in London 2017
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The Wellcome Collection explores the relationship between graphic design and health, The London Design ...More

 
 
 
 
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