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UTOPIA 2016
25 January 2016 - 31 December 2016
Somerset House
UTOPIA 2016 is a year of imagination and possibility celebrating the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's inspirational text, Utopia. Artists, designers, provocateurs and thinkers will be experimenting with ways we might live, make, work and play. With: Jeremy Deller and Fraser Muggeridge studio; The Utopian Treasury; Venturing Beyond with Horfee, Revok, Filippo Minelli, Shepard Fairey and Swoon; Out There: Post-War Public Art; International Fashion Showcase; Now Play This at London Games Week; Connected Communities at the Utopia Fair; Counterculture Now; Night School on Anarres with Onkar Kular and Noam Toran; We Account the Whale Immortal with Philip Hoare and Jessica Sarah Rinland; Utopia at The British Library; The London Design Biennale; Utopia: Constructed, and much, much more
By me William Shakespeare: A Life in Writing
03 February 2016 - 29 May 2016
East Wing
Discover the stories behind key moments in Shakespeare’s life, from the birth of the Globe theatre in London to his last days in Stratford-upon-Avon 400 years ago.
Somerset House: The Old Palaces Tour
24 May 2016
Somerset House
Somerset House, now an exciting venue for arts and culture was once the home of three Catholic queens; Anne of Denmark, Henrietta Maria and Catherine of Braganza and played a vital part in the crisis of the Stuart dynasty. Join us for a new guided tour, exploring the history of the site before this current building existed. A special highlight of the tour includes access to Strand Lane Baths.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
26 May 2016
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
28 May 2016
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Erica Scourti: Personal Proxies
Part of Block Universe
30 May 2016
New Wing
Block Universe, London’s annual festival of performance art, returns for it's second edition from 30 May - 5 June 2016, to celebrate cutting-edge performance at the cross-section of contemporary visual art, dance and music. Block Universe is pleased to present this new commission Personal Proxies by artist Erica Scourti.
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