Film4 Summer Screen © James Bryant
09 – 22 Aug 2018
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Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House returns bringing the best of cinema to one of the most spectacular settings in London.
David Lynch's Blue Velvet
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Thu 16 Aug 2018
Step into the dream world of David Lynch if you dare. Blue Velvet is the film with which he made his name.
David Lynch's Blue Velvet
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Somerset House Studios
Studios Resident Gaika marks 70 years of Windrush with month-long installation exploring sound systems and Notting Hill Carnival’s heritage.
Exhibition
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Independent British magazines changing the world.
The Courtauld Galley houses one of the finest Impressionist and Post-Impressionist collections in the world. Courtauld Friends enjoy free access to exhibitions plus benefits across Somerset House.
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Free
Our East Wing Edit presents a summer of free activity for all ages, offering a unique insight into our core events and exhibitions.
04–23 Sep 2018
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40 countries & cities reveal how design influences our emotions. Showcasing the world's best design from established & emerging designers, architects, scientists, writers & artists.
The cast of Peanuts © Peanuts
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Celebrating Snoopy and the enduring Power of Peanuts.
The cast of Peanuts © Peanuts
Resident Organisation
The world’s leading centre for the study of the history and conservation of art and architecture.
Resident Organisation
Promotion and support of British designers to a global audience.
Presented by Peroni Ambra.
Bryn Williams at Somerset House, Image Steven Joyce
Restaurant
A casual Modern British dining experience with fruit and veg taking centre stage, all alongside a fantastic new bar for every occasion.
Bryn Williams at Somerset House, Image Steven Joyce
Learn about 450 years of Somerset House.
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