Explore Somerset House’s exhibitions and displays through our busy and diverse programme of workshops, tours, talks, seminars and film screenings.
Free For families with accompanied children aged 6-12 years
Learn about Somerset House's Unique relationship with the Thames, in association with Totally Thames Festival. See the structure of the building through the ages and imagine it's future form. Join Tutor Geraldine Holland to explore and invent bridges, boats, characters and decorative courtyards, emphasising the relationship between architecture and water and the current issues that come with climate change. See some of Geraldine's projects here & here.
Now Play This is a weekend of games and play, showcasing over 20 games that you can play and a programme of talks and special events spread over the three days. The New Wing galleries will be filled with opportunities to play, ranging from simple paper games such as Alleyback and Through the Eye of the Snake, to new digital adventures Fluc and Line Wobbler, as well as a wooden pinball table, an enormous piece of crumpled paper, a board game lounge and more.