Somerset House

Somerset House is one of London’s most spectacular and cherished buildings. The rich heritage of this historic palace is matched by a commitment to the most exciting contemporary culture, making it a uniquely fascinating and stimulating venue. Overlooking the River Thames, the stunning neo-classical building is one of the city’s most versatile venues, suitable for staging events of all styles and sizes.

EVENTS AT SOMERSET HOUSE

From its 18th-century origins, Somerset House has been a centre for debate and discussion including the first home of the Royal Academy of Arts. In the year 2000, the site was re-launched as a public home for contemporary art and culture. Hosting your event at Somerset House directly supports their cultural programme and the commitment to a new generation of artists and the education and outreach work.

The grandeur of the buildings, the unrivalled central London location on the north bank of the River Thames, the world-class exhibitions, and the dedication and expertise of Somerset House Events Team & Payne & Gunter will make your event a truly unforgettable experience.

WHAT PAYNE & GUNTER BRING TO SOMERSET HOUSE

The Events Team are dedicated to creating exceptional events for a wide range of clients. With a number of diverse spaces available for hire, Payne & Gunter and Somerset House will ensure every expectation is surpassed.

GETTING TO YOUR EVENT AT SOMERSET HOUSE

Here are the location details to make it easier for you to find Somerset House, whether you’re coming to take a look around or get the party started:

Address: 

Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

Transport links: 

Nearest London Underground stations:

Temple (Circle & District lines; 250 metres, 5-minute walk)

Covent Garden (Piccadilly line; 650m, 8min)

Charing Cross (Bakerloo & Northern lines; 700m, 10min)

Embankment (Circle & District lines; 700m, 10min)

Nearest Rail stations:

Charing Cross (700m, 10min)

Blackfriars (1km, 13min)

Waterloo (1km, 13min)

Website:

www.somersethouse.org.uk