The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court - Somerset House

Art Night: Somerset House - The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court

The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House
London WC2R 1LA

A unique part of London’s cultural scene, Somerset House is one of London’s top ten visited attractions. From its 18th century origins, it has been a centre for debate and discussion – an intellectual powerhouse for the nation. Since its opening in 2000, Somerset House has built up a distinctive programme focusing on contemporary culture, with an extensive learning programme attached.

Xu Zhen produced by MadeIn Company presents the first mass UK performance of their ongoing project Physique of Consciousness in the courtyard of Somerset House, with hundreds of participants taking part from across London.

How to get there

The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court is at the heart of Somerset House. Pedestrian access to Somerset House and the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court is available from Victoria Embankment, Waterloo Bridge (via a new footbridge link) or from the Strand.

  • Public transport - Plan your journey using Transport for London's Journey Planner or call Transport for London on 020 7222 1234.
  • London Underground - The nearest underground stations are Temple, Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Embankment.
  • Rail - The nearest mainline rail stations are Charing Cross, Waterloo and Blackfriars. Plan your journey with National Rail.
  • Bike - Somerset House does not offer on site cycle parking. Please do not attach your bicycles to railings, gates or to the fabric of the building. There are a number of cycle stands close to Somerset House. The nearest Santander Cycle Hire docking stations are located on Victoria Embankment and the Strand. You can also use Cyclestreets to plan your cycle journey.
  • Boat - The River Bus Service can be taken to Embankment and Savoy piers. Plan your journey with Thames Clippers.
  • Car - There are a very limited number of parking spaces available near Somerset House. The ParkRight app for mobile, developed for the City of Westminster, can provide you with real time parking space occupancy information.

Art Night is a new annual contemporary arts festival that transforms London for one summer night on 2 July 2016. Your ticket does not guarantee entry, however ticket holders are given priority on the evening. To ensure entry we advise that you arrive in good time.

Please note that all tickets for Art Night events are available for collection at the relevant venue and cannot be collected from the ICA Box Office. For collection please bring your confirmation email or any form of ID which matches the name on your booking. E-tickets are also valid and can be printed or presented on any mobile device. Please see our terms and conditions.

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