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.
Circus Sampler Photo: Ash
28 – 29 Jul & 04 – 05 Aug 2018
Free
Presenting two summer weekends of distinctive contemporary circus, hip hop dance and music. 
Circus Sampler Photo: Ash
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.
Somerset House Studios is a new experimental workspace for artists, makers and thinkers.
Piñatex pineapple leaf LABO - J.Maentz 2017
Resident Organisation
Developers of Piñatex®, the innovative natural textile made from pineapple leaf fibre.
Resident Organisation
Bringing together NGOs and global corporations to find simple solutions to big social issues.
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