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Guided Tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Thames Cruise Sightseeing Cruise for TwoCode: PGLBCC SP1 12 month validity London - Bankside 2 people
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Guided Tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Thames Cruise Sightseeing Cruise for Two
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Enjoy an iconic London outing, with a guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and a Thames sightseeing cruise for two.
Inside the faithful recreation of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, your expert guide will bring this extraordinary location to life in a 40 minute tour. Hear stories of the 1599 Globe, the ‘90s reconstruction, and its role today. Enjoy live demonstrations, take a seat ‘within this wooden O’, and much more.
Afterwards, enjoy the sights together from the River Thames, and discover history and iconic landmarks around every bend. Enjoy unlimited hop-on, hop-off travel all day. With open air decks and panoramic windows, there’s no better way to get a unique sense of the capital.
- Guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for two
- Live demonstrations throughout the day
- Guided tour language sheets available
- Unlimited hop-on, hop-off travel on the City Cruises boat
- Departures from following piers every 30 minutes:
- 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?
On arrival at The Globe, you’ll step inside for your 40 minute guided tour, with colourful stories of the original Globe, the reconstruction process, and how the building works today as an imaginative and experimental theatre space. There’ll be live demonstrations throughout the day; these include Elizabethan clothing, stage fighting and more.
At your chosen pier, you’ll exchange your voucher at the City Cruises ticket office for an unlimited River Red Rover ticket. The two of you can embark and disembark from the piers at Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich, cruising between them as many times as you like over the course of the day.
- Under 18s must be accompanied by a full paying adult
- Globe Theatre
A reasonable level of fitness is desirable as some walking is involved
The Globe is fully wheelchair accessible
- Thames Cruise
Any disabilities must be disclosed at the time of booking. All passengers must be physically able to walk on to the boats with an able bodied helper and unfortunately no electronic wheelchairs are permitted
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary
The vouchers are valid for nine months from the issue date and cannot be extended.
Shakespeare’s Globe is open all year round. Some date exclusions, such as Christmas may apply. Please contact the Shakespeare’s Globe Reservations Team, who will be able to provide you with up to date opening hours and tour times.
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.
Between 1 and 31 December 2019, the entrance for the Globe Theatre Guided Tour will be changing. To collect your guided tour tickets please take a printed copy of your voucher to the Box Office in the main entrance on New Globe Walk. The staff will be on hand and happy to print your tickets and to direct you to the start of your tour. Please note, if you are visiting on 19 or between 21 and 23 December the Globe Theatre Tours are available between 09.30 and 12.30 only, on 20 December the last tour starts at 16.30.
You can use your voucher any day of the week, excluding 25 December. Please note that due to high demand for the river cruise during summer months there may be some restricted availability during July and August.
City Cruises services operate approximately every 40 minutes between 10.00 and 18.00 (depending on the departure pier and the season). Please remember to check the times of the return boats and the last boats of the day.
Some restrictions may apply during special occasions and major events.
Please allow approximately at least 2 hours 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
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