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Hiatus KaiyoteHiatus KaiyoteHiatus Kaiyote2015 was a fantastic year for Australian four-piece Hiatus Kaiyote, receiving their second Grammy nomination and performing sell out shows across the world. And 2016 is turning out to be just as memorable as the Melbourne music makers merge poetry and polyrhythms in the courtyard of Somerset House. The group's sound, according to the Wall Street Jo2016-07-07T00:00:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATES  Running from  Thursday 7th July 2016untilThursday 7th July 2016
2015 was a fantastic year for Australian four-piece Hiatus Kaiyote, receiving their second Grammy nomination and performing sell out shows across the world. An... More about this event
 
Caravan PalaceCaravan PalaceCaravan PalaceParisian electro swing band, who energetically fuse hedonistic house and old school jazz. Caravan Palace is "an unlikely amalgamation of jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and Daft Punk," according to the Independent, "they're an irresistible (Christmas) party band, whose raison d'etre is to get people dancing." A big draw on the festival circuit, thi2016-07-14T00:00:00+01002016-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Running from  Thursday 14th July 2016untilThursday 14th July 2016
Parisian electro swing band, who energetically fuse hedonistic house and old school jazz. Caravan Palace is "an unlikely amalgamation of jazz guitarist Django ... More about this event
 
Unkle: ReduxUnkle: ReduxUnkle: ReduxFounder of trip-hop label Mo'Wax, James Lavelle, presents a special UNKLE:REDUX audiovisual show with composer and electric cellist Philip Sheppard, a regular collaborator since UNKLE's Never Never Land album in 2003. If the set is anything like Lavelle's 2014 Meltdown opener of the same name, this Somerset House concert will include special guests2016-07-17T00:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Running from  Sunday 17th July 2016untilSunday 17th July 2016
Founder of trip-hop label Mo'Wax, James Lavelle, presents a special UNKLE:REDUX audiovisual show with composer and electric cellist Philip Sheppard, a regular ... More about this event
 
Somerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesSomerset House Summer SeriesLaura Mvula, Everything Everything and house music pioneer St Germain are the stand-out acts at this year's Somerset House Summer Series. Jack Savoretti, James Morrison, and two-time Grammy Award nominated Hiatus Kaiyote are also dropping by the central courtyard of Somerset House for the eleven day Summer Series, an idyllic, intimate, calming, esc2016-07-07T00:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
PRICING  £29.50-£35 + booking fee
DATES  Running from  Thursday 7th July 2016untilSunday 17th July 2016
Laura Mvula, Everything Everything and house music pioneer St Germain are the stand-out acts at this year's Somerset House Summer Series. Jack Savoretti, James... More about this event
 
Sony World Photography Awards ExhibitionSony World Photography Awards ExhibitionSony World Photography Awards ExhibitionFive hundred of the best professional and amateur contemporary photography from around the world, chosen by the Sony World Photography Awards judges, fill the East and West Wings of Somerset House . From over 130,000 entries, winning and shortlisted works cover everything from fashion to travel, portraiture to sport, photojournalism to architecture2016-05-06T00:00:00+01002016-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Now On

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
PRICING  £7.50, concs £5
DATES  22nd April to 8th May 2016
Five hundred of the best professional and amateur contemporary photography from around the world, chosen by the Sony World Photography Awards judges, fill the ... More about this event
 
Photo LondonPhoto LondonPhoto London Legendary war photographer Don McCullin will be the subject of a special exhibition at Photo London when e ighty of the world's top galleries come to Somerset House for four days in May 2016. Returning after a successful debut last year, the photography showcase is not only a selling fair but also includes exhibitions on the work of English artis2016-05-19T00:00:00+01002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd May 2016
Legendary war photographer Don McCullin will be the subject of a special exhibition at Photo London when e ighty of the world's top galleries come to Somerse... More about this event
 
Daydreaming with Stanley KubrickDaydreaming with Stanley KubrickDaydreaming with Stanley KubrickIn a unique summer exhibition, Somerset House explores the impact of one of the most innovative and influential filmmakers of all time. Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick, in partnership with Canon, welcomes some of today's most talented creatives, both established and emerging, to showcase work inspired by the celebrated genius of cinema. The likes 2016-06-30T00:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  Adult £12.50, concession £9.50
DATES  30th June to 29th August 2016
In a unique summer exhibition, Somerset House explores the impact of one of the most innovative and influential filmmakers of all time. Daydreaming with Stanle... More about this event
 
Art NightArt NightArt NightVarious and unusual locations across London, from a luxury flat on the Strand to a disused Jubilee line platform in Charing Cross Underground station, form the stage for the first ever Art Night, a new annual contemporary arts festival which debuts on 2nd July 2016. Curated by the Institute of Contemporary Arts, the festival stages a series of larg2016-07-02T00:00:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 2nd July 2016
Various and unusual locations across London, from a luxury flat on the Strand to a disused Jubilee line platform in Charing Cross Underground station, form the... More about this event
 
Paul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton & Jacqui AbbottPaul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, formerly of The Beautiful South, perform songs from What Have We Become, the album which saw them reunite for the first time since the multi-million selling days of The Beautiful South - when songs like Perfect 10 and Don't Marry Her helped the band sell more than 15 million records. Described by the BBC as "the Alan 2016-07-08T19:30:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Friday 8th July 2016 - 7.30pm
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, formerly of The Beautiful South, perform songs from What Have We Become, the album which saw them reunite for the first time sin... More about this event
 
Benjamin ClementineBenjamin ClementineBenjamin ClementineThe Mercury Prize-winning poet and musician from north London sings of love and loss, despair and hope, pride and self-belief in his haunting debut album At Least For Now. "There are echoes of French-language chansons - Eric Satie, Léo Ferré, recent collaborator Charles Aznavour," in Benjamin Clementine's music says The Guardian, as well as nods 2016-07-09T19:30:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts
DATES  Saturday 9th July 2016 - 7.30pm
The Mercury Prize-winning poet and musician from north London sings of love and loss, despair and hope, pride and self-belief in his haunting debut album At Le... More about this event
 
Laura MvulaLaura MvulaLaura MvulaShe appeared at the Proms two years in a row, in 2013 and 2014, and now Laura Mvula returns to London to headline a gig at Somerset House. Having sung in a church choir as a child, Mvula studied violin and piano and spent three years studying composition at the Birmingham Conservatoire. She has since performed at Glastonbury, in support of Prince, 2016-07-10T19:30:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATES  Sunday 10th July 2016 - 7.30pm
She appeared at the Proms two years in a row, in 2013 and 2014, and now Laura Mvula returns to London to headline a gig at Somerset House. Having sung in a chu... More about this event
 
Everything EverythingEverything EverythingEverything EverythingThe Manchester-formed quartet, fronted by the singer Jonathan Higgs, performs art-rock infused indie-pop from the third album Get To Heaven in the outdoor courtyard of Somerset House. "Confusing references to soft-boiled eggs and toad-in-the-hole are punctuated by the sinister clattering of a low-register piano that could have been flown in from an2016-07-11T19:30:00+01002016-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Monday 11th July 2016 - 7.30pm
The Manchester-formed quartet, fronted by the singer Jonathan Higgs, performs art-rock infused indie-pop from the third album Get To Heaven in the outdoor cour... More about this event
 
James MorrisonJames MorrisonJames MorrisonThe Derbyshire-born soul and pop-rock singer-songwriter is a heavy smoker, likes to get into brawls, goes tombstoning in Cornwall to blow off steam, and has a sprinkling of scars across his meagre frame to betray his past misdemeanours. But what James Morrison also has is a great, melodic voice which, when accompanied by his guitar, creates a buzz 2016-07-12T19:30:00+01002016-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul
DATES  Tuesday 12th July 2016 - 7.30pm
The Derbyshire-born soul and pop-rock singer-songwriter is a heavy smoker, likes to get into brawls, goes tombstoning in Cornwall to blow off steam, and has a ... More about this event
 
Courtney BarnettCourtney BarnettCourtney BarnettThe Australian indie rock singer-songwriter and guitarist promotes the emotionally raw debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. "Before last year, Courtney Barnett was a relatively obscure Australian singer-songwriter," says Rolling Stone magazine. "But then she got nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy, and beat out Tame2016-07-13T19:30:00+01002016-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  Wednesday 13th July 2016 - 7.30pm
The Australian indie rock singer-songwriter and guitarist promotes the emotionally raw debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. "Before... More about this event
 
Jack SavorettiJack SavorettiJack SavorettiFollowing his critically acclaimed album Between the Minds, released in 2006, London-based Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti is back with a new album, Written In Scars, four years after he quit music. This time around Savoretti has "completely changed" the way he writes, "abandoning structure for a looser, loopier, almost circular appr2016-07-15T19:30:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Friday 15th July 2016 - 7.30pm
Following his critically acclaimed album Between the Minds, released in 2006, London-based Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti is back with a new al... More about this event
 
St GermainSt GermainSt GermainThe pioneer of French Touch, real name Ludovic Navarre, whose eclectic style melds house, acid jazz and nu-jazz, comes to Somerset House this July. After the success of his 2000 album Tourist, a hugely popular hybrid of dance music and jazz, it took Navarre five years of research and experimentation into the music of West Africa, spending time in t2016-07-16T19:30:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Saturday 16th July 2016 - 7.30pm
The pioneer of French Touch, real name Ludovic Navarre, whose eclectic style melds house, acid jazz and nu-jazz, comes to Somerset House this July. After the s... 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. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Film4's Trainspotting, this year's event puts Danny Boyle's controversial 1996 hit back on the big screen2016-08-04T00:00:00+01002016-08-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
PRICING  From £16
DATES  4th to 17th August 2016
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
 
London Design BiennaleLondon Design Biennale Produced by the team who created the London Design Festival, the three-week long London Design Biennale brings a new international element to the annual London festival. Held for the first time in 2016, the London Design Biennale brings design installations and exhibitions from up to 40 nations to the heart of the capital. Exhibitors will r2016-09-07T00:00:00+01002016-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  7th to 27th September 2016
Produced by the team who created the London Design Festival, the three-week long London Design Biennale brings a new international element to the annua... More about this event
 
 
 

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Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

The Royal Opera House hosts the world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet, ...More

The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Tannhauser
Concerts | Until 15th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

Tim Albery's critically acclaimed 2010 production of Wagner's early opera, Tannhauser, returns to the Royal Opera ...More

Lucia Di Lammermoor
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Concerts | Until 19th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

Diana Damrau and Aleksandra Kurzak lead a world-class cast in Katie Mitchell's new production of Lucia di ...More

 
Royal Opera House: Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett presents a full-length narrative ballet-adaptation of Mary Shelley's Gothic novel, which deals with ...More

Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Cartier-bresson: A Question Of Colour

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

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

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
 
 
 
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