Somerset House, located on the Strand and bordering the River Thames, is a stunning neo-classical building renowned in London as an important arts and culture destination. Hosting an array of events and exhibitions throughout the year, including open-air concerts and films, contemporary art and design exhibitions, and guided tours, there is plenty on offer all year round.


Hair by Sam McKnight – Embankment Gallery, South Wing
Wednesday, 2 November 2016 – Sunday, 12 March 2017

A beautifully exhibition that celebrates the 40-year career of hairdresser Sam McKnight, a man who has no less than 180 Vogue titles under his belt.
A mixed-media show, it opens with backstage videos from SS17 shows set in lightbulb mirrors and moves through some of the iconic fashion photography cleverly blown-up on to colouramas.

To read more or book your tickets, please click here.

Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 – Sunday, 17 September 2017.

A multi-sensory exhibition featuring ten extraordinary perfumes and their pioneering creators, who have radically changed our perceptions of fragrance over the last 20 years.
The exhibition explores perfumers reworking their palette of ingredients to construct original signatures which assault all of the senses.

To read more or book your ticket, please click here.

Located just a 7-minute walk from The Ivy Market Grill, click here to see the current events schedule.

London WC2R 1LA

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