Is Somerset House open to the public?

Is Somerset House open to the public?

Somerset House is fully open to the public. On 19 August works began to switch Aldwych to two-way traffic. Admission to Somerset House is free, but you’ll need to buy a ticket for some exhibitions and events. …

Do you have to book Somerset House?

Admission to Somerset House is free, but you currently need to book in advance for exhibitions and events.

How long is a skate session at Somerset House?

45 minutes
Please note that all sessions are 45 minutes. Tickets are only valid for the date and session time booked. Tickets are not transferable or refundable.

Are dogs allowed in Somerset House?

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome throughout Somerset House. All other dogs are welcome on the River Terrace and in The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court during regular opening hours. Only registered assistance dogs are permitted on-site during ticketed courtyard events and inside exhibitions and events.

Who owns Somerset House?

Somerset House Trust

Somerset House
Cost £462,323 (1801)
Landlord Somerset House Trust
Design and construction
Architect Sir William Chambers

Is Courtauld Gallery free?

The Courtauld is home to one of the world’s great art collections, located in the magnificent historical setting of Somerset House in central London….

Weekday Weekend
18 and under Free Free
Student, Unemployed, Carer, Art Fund, Teachers, ICOM, Museums Association Free Free

How big is the ice rink at Somerset House?

Somerset House’s grand 18th-century courtyard is the stunning setting for an ice rink again this winter. London at its best! A trip to this 900-square-metre outdoor rink will be the very definition of festive fun.

Is Fortnum and Mason at Somerset House?

Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason returns, forming the perfect place for family and friends to celebrate the winter season with its unrivalled festive atmosphere and central London location.

Where is the entrance to Somerset House?

Somerset House is a 4.5-acre site and has 5 entrances from the Strand, Victoria Embankment, Waterloo Bridge and two entrances from Lancaster Place.

What was filmed at Somerset House?

A London landmark with neoclassical architecture, Somerset House has been used for many major film and TV shoots including Suffragette, The Duchess, Love Actually and Mary Poppins Returns.

Where did Somerset House move to?

This office held all birth, marriage and death certificates in England and Wales until 1970, when the Registry and its associated archives were moved to nearby St Catherine’s House at Aldwych.

Is the Courtauld open?

The Courtauld Gallery in London will open its doors in November 2021 following the most significant modernisation project in its history, providing a transformed home for one of the UK’s greatest art collections.

Is Somerset House open for visitors?

Following the latest easing of government restrictions, Somerset House is fully open to the public. Enjoy speciality coffee, great food and drinks in WatchHouse . In the New Wing, chef Skye Gyngell’s Spring offers seasonal cooking within a beautiful dining space and Pennethorne’s is open all day for drinks and food.

What is bumps per minute at Somerset House?

Bumps Per Minute has been commissioned as part of Dodge, a new and unique outdoor experience at Somerset House this summer. Catch up on Art Night commissions from artists Philomène Pirecki, OOMK, Imran Perretta & Paul Purgas.

Who are the artists at Somerset House Studios?

A new exhibition space profiling the work of Somerset House Studios artists, including Laura Grace Ford, Anna Mikkola, Imran Perretta, Hannah Perry, Nick Ryan and Flora Yin-Wong.

Who is Bradford Young and Somerset House Studios?

Award-winning cinematographer Bradford Young offers an insight into his creative process. Somerset House Studios is an experimental workspace in the centre of London connecting artists, makers and thinkers with audiences.