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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
 
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 aes2017-10-21T00:00:00+01002018-01-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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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
 
Chloe Lamford: Show RoomChloe Lamford: Show RoomSite specific installation summoning a theatrical back-stage with abandoned architectural features, imagined vistas, theatrical props, shimmering curtains and transformative stages that provides visitors the opportunity to be a player in an as-yet-unscripted play.2017-10-27T08:00:00+01002017-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Chloe Lamford: Show Room
 
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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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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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
 
Larry AchiampongLarry AchiampongThe artist employs imagery and aural and visual archives to create a live performance, examining the intersection between pop culture and the postcolonial position.2017-11-24T20:00:00+00002017-11-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Larry Achiampong
 
BalamiiBalamiiA host of DJs from the Peckham-based radio show supply classic house bangers, disco and club classics.2017-11-29T20:00:00+00002017-12-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Balamii
 
Eat Your Own EarsEat Your Own EarsThe Field Day founders and promoters present a selection of indie, electro and pop courtesy of resident and guest DJs.2017-12-06T20:00:00+00002017-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters And Bellboys
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Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art

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Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

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 25th March 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

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

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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

 
99 Club Covent Garden
Comedy | On 21st October 2017 

Strand Palace Hotel 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Topical humour delivered by Hal Cruttenden, Zoe Lyons and Jamali Maddix....More

99 Club Early Show
Comedy | On 21st October 2017 

Strand Palace Hotel 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Topical humour delivered by Jamali Maddix, Nish Kumar and James Gill....More

99 Club Late Show
Comedy | On 21st October 2017 

Strand Palace Hotel 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Stand-up from Nish Kumar, James Gill and Dane Baptiste....More

Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 10th February 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

 
42nd Street
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

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

A Woman Of No Importance
Theatre | Until 30th December 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

Director Dominic Dromgoole launches his year-long Oscar Wilde Season at the Vaudeville with A Woman of No Importance, the first ...More

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The Playground Theatre

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The Grand, Clapham

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Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

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Olympia London

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Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
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Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

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Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

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Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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The Boiler House

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MTV Europe Music Awards
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SSE Arena, Wembley

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