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Guided Tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre for TwoCode: PGLOB2 12 month validity London - Bankside 2 people
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Guided Tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre for Two
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Explore one of London’s most iconic landmarks with this Guided Tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for Two. You and a lucky guest can step inside this faithful recreation of William Shakespeare’s iconic Globe theatre. Imagine it as it would have been at the centre of London’s notorious Bankside entertainment district.
Throughout the year the expert guides bring this extraordinary open-air theatre to life in a 50 minute guided tour, with colourful stories of the 1599 Globe, the reconstruction process in the 1990s and how the building works today as an imaginative and experimental theatre space. Take a seat ‘within this wooden O’ – listen, absorb and ask questions as the secrets of the Globe unfold.
- Guided tour for two people
- 50 minute guided tour
- Fascinating introduction to the world-famous Globe Theatre and life in Shakespeare's London
- Discover how shows were produced in Shakespeare's time to how the space is used today
- Tours are available in English only, with written information available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese or Simplified Chinese
- Personalised voucher and message card
Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue, while government restrictions apply in relation to Covid-19 we are offering free extensions on all experiences so you can take your experience when the time is right.
What happens on the day?
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure at The Globe, where you'll be warmly welcomed by the staff. You'll enjoy a 50 minute guided tour, with colourful stories of the 1599 Globe, the reconstruction process in the 1990s and how the building works today as an imaginative and experimental theatre space.
As the Globe is a working theatre, tour times vary due to performance schedules or sometimes take place during rehearsals (giving you an exclusive look at the rehearsal process!).
- A reasonable level of fitness is desirable as some walking is involved
- The Globe is fully wheelchair accessible
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary
Shakespeare’s Globe is open all year round. Some date exclusions, such as Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day may apply. Please contact the Shakespeare’s Globe Ticketing & Sales Team, who will be able to provide you with up to date opening hours and tour times.
2021 opening times and dates:
Until 30 September 2020 - Tuesday to Sunday
From 1 to 31 October - Thursday to Saturday at 10.00, 11.00 and 12.00 on Sunday at 10.00 and 11.00
1 to 14 November: Closed so there will be no tours available
15 to 30 November - Thursday to Saturday at 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 and 16.00 and Sunday at 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00
1 to 22 December - Friday and Saturday at 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 and 16.00 and Sunday at 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00
23 to 26 December - Closed so there will be no tours available
27 to 30 December - 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00 and 14.00
Opening times for 2022 will be confirmed soon.
Shakespeare’s Globe is a working theatre, tour times may vary due to performance schedules or sometimes take place during rehearsals (giving you an exclusive look at the rehearsal process!). Your tour guide will transport you back to Elizabethan London highlighting interesting historical landmarks of the area.
Please allow approximately 1 hour for the full experience.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
Please ensure you are familiar with the terms and conditions of the experience.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Packaging and Delivery
Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.
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