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.
The cast of Peanuts © Peanuts
coming soon
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Celebrating Peanuts and its cultural legacy.
The cast of Peanuts © Peanuts
Now open
Free
Our East Wing Edit presents a summer of free activity for all ages, offering a unique insight into our core events and exhibitions.
Exhibition
now open
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.
Event
Learning
A weekend festival celebrating and interrogating the making of independent media, in an age of infinite information.
04–23 Sep 2018
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Building on the enormous success of the inaugural 2016 London Design Biennale, over 35 countries and cities will be return with work addressing the theme Emotional States.
Somerset House Studios is a new experimental workspace for artists, makers and thinkers.
Amphio
Resident Organisation
Amphio is a digital partner for arts and culture. Their award-winning team specialises in building digital experiences that transform culture.
Candlestar
Resident Organisation
Internationally renowned cultural consultancy specialising in art and education.
Candlestar
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
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