Derrin Crawford and Demi Leigh Cruickshank in The Liver Birds, LOVE magazine, Liverpool, 2012 © Alice Hawkins
now open
An exhibition exploring contemporary artistic and stylistic representations of the north of England. 
Sat 27 Jan 2018
Exploring the state of nightlife and the London–Manchester interplay with an evening of panels, installations & music.
Chloe Lamford and Tom Scutt discuss their radical approaches stage design for theatre.
Photo by Genna Martin, SEATTLEPI.COM
Wed 14 Mar 2018
Part of a series of salons discussing post-internet sound and music.
Photo by Genna Martin, SEATTLEPI.COM
Exterior view of Somerset House from across the Thames, looking north-east, prior to the river being embanked. 1870 - 1880. © Historic England Archive
Opening Wed 31 Jan 2018
Fathoming flow in the body, the sewer, the river and the city – a new work by Somerset House Studios artist Eloise Hawser.
Historical Highlights Tour
Talks and tours
We offer free guided tours every Thursday and Saturday.
Historical Highlights Tour
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.
Somerset House Studios
Marie McPartlin, Director of Somerset House Studios offers up a list of cultural highlights for the year ahead from Studios artists and beyond.
Fuel Theatre
Resident Organisation
Producing organisation working in partnership with some of the most exciting artists in the UK to develop, create and present new work.
Resident Organisation
Europe's longest established festival of contemporary visual theatre.
Breakfast, lunch, charcuterie, cakes, coffees, beers and wines.
Spring, Image by Kevin Meredith
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