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Film
Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House returns bringing the best of cinema to one of the most spectacular settings in London.
Somerset House Studios is a new experimental workspace for artists, makers and thinkers.
This year’s Summer Series at Somerset House presents a world-class line-up in the stunning surroundings of one of London's most iconic landmarks.
Mat Collishaw: Thresholds, Image Graham Carlow
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Go back in time to the dawn of photography with Thresholds, a new virtual reality artwork by Mat Collishaw.
Mat Collishaw: Thresholds, Image Graham Carlow
Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent
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A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent.
Isaac Julien, I Love My Friend, from the film Looking for Langston, 1989. Courtesy of Galerie Ron Mandos
Exhibition
Photography
Photo London presents an exhibition revisiting Isaac Julien's seminal film Looking for Langston (1989).
Isaac Julien, I Love My Friend, from the film Looking for Langston, 1989. Courtesy of Galerie Ron Mandos
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Van Gogh Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear, Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House
The Courtauld is best known for its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including iconic works by Manet, Degas, Monet, van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cézanne.
Van Gogh Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear, Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House
Material Men. Photo. Chris Nash ®
Resident Organisation
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance is a contemporary dance company led by world-class artist Shobana Jeyasingh.
Wave, Courtesy of A. Richard Allen
Resident Organisation
The UK’s leading illustration body, supporting and sustaining illustrators and the industry.
Wave, Courtesy of A. Richard Allen
Presented by Peroni Ambra.
Spring, Image by Kevin Meredith
Restaurant
Seasonal cooking from chef Skye Gyngell, formerly head chef at the Michelin-starred Petersham Nurseries.
Spring, Image by Kevin Meredith
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Opening times and prices
We're open every day except 25 December. Admission is free, though there’s a charge for some exhibitions.
Opening times and prices