Sonnet Walk, through Shakespeare’s London

Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London
0902 1400

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
20th to 21st April 2019
Two hour walks between 11 AM and 3.30 PM, leaving every 15 mins
Tickets & Cost:
£23, see

Pubs and restaurants

Find a pub close to Globe Theatre. We also have a list of restaurants near Globe Theatre

Getting to Globe Theatre

Petrol stations and car parks near Globe Theatre
Taxi companies near Globe Theatre
11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 45, 63, 76, 100, 344, 381, RV1 – London bus tickets
Blackfriars CRC DSC, Cannon Street CRC DSC, Mansion House CRC DSC, St. Paul’s CNT
The closest station to Globe Theatre is Southwark
Find the best route from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or any another train station:
Train journey to Globe Theatre
London train prices · Oyster prices · Travelcard prices · Contactless prices
Hotels close to Globe Theatre

This event has already passed

The Globe Theatre is #10 in our London Bucket List

Talk a stroll through the hidden history of London, and see some of the places that would have been familiar to William Shakespeare. It's the perfect marriage of contemporary streets and London's 400-year-old Tudor history.

What makes this walk so special is that at various points along the journey you will come across some Elizabethan actors and sonneteers, who will replay scenes from Shakespeare's life, or entertain you with some of his finest prose and poetry.

Note: There are actually two different walks to choose from. The eastern walk begins in Shoreditch, where the original theatre was built in 1576, and the western walk begins in Westminster. Both walks will come to a finish outside the Globe. You will be provided with a route map at the starting point.


> Talk about this event

Other events you might like

Globe Theatre Guided Tour in LondonGuided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe – Every day – Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the world's most famous playwright.

Henry Iv Part I at Globe TheatreHenry Iv Part I at Globe Theatre – 23 Apr to 11 Oct 2019 – The first part of Shakespeare's history of Henry IV which tells the story of Harry Hotspur's battle with Prince Hal to become king of England

Henry Iv Part Ii at Globe TheatreHenry Iv Part Ii at Globe Theatre – 25 Apr to 11 Oct 2019 – The second part of Henry IV follows Falstaff's attempts to raise an army for the dying king whilst wishing for the war to be over

Henry V at Globe TheatreHenry V at Globe Theatre – 30 Apr to 11 Oct 2019 – When the French dismiss Henry V's claim to his ancestral lands across the Channel he marches the English army to Agincourt

Twelfth Night at Globe TheatreTwelfth Night at Globe Theatre – 4, 7 May, 17 Jun, 13, 16, 18 and 21 Aug 2019 – Twelfth Night is a farcical tale of mistaken identities and is one of William Shakespeare's most popular comedies

Pericles at Globe TheatrePericles at Globe Theatre – 5, 9 May, 18 Jun, 15 and 21 Aug 2019 – Prince Pericles flees his kingdom and takes to the sea for an adventure that leaves him shipwrecked and fighting for his love

Comedy Of Errors at Globe TheatreComedy Of Errors at Globe Theatre – 6, 11 May, 18, 21 Jun, 14, 18, 20 and 23 Aug 2019 – Shakespeare's witty play of mistaken identity sees two sets of estranged twins wandering through the streets of the same town

You might like too try these other literary events in London

You’ll find more guided tours this month in our guide to sightseeing tours

If you enjoy Globe Theatre then you might like to visit British Library (catch the train from Southwark to Kings Cross St Pancras), Charles Dickens Museum (walk it in 28 mins or catch the tube from Southwark to Russell Square) and Dr. Johnson’s House (walk it in 14 mins or catch the tube from Southwark to Temple)

Events Shakespeare-related events Fans of the bard can check our events guide for a list of all the upcoming plays, museum exhibitions and guided walks about William Shakespeare.
Shakespeare-inspired comedy at the Globe Theatre The Comedy Store Players will be performing Shakespeare-inspired jokes and improvised skits at the Globe.
Guided tour of Shakespeares Globe Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the world's most famous playwright.
Shakespeares Pericles Prince Pericles flees his kingdom and takes to the sea for an adventure that leaves him shipwrecked and fighting for his love
Review Globe Theatre tour I consider myself to be reasonably well educated. I'm not quite on the Albert Einstein level, but put it this way: I went to school. I'm not thick. I can do all the usual stuff: I can tie my…
Review Stratford-upon-Avon The first thing that you need to know about Stratford-upon-Avon is that it's a totally different place to Stratford. If you catch the tube to Stratford then you'll end up by the old Olympic…
Copyright © 2019 London Drum · Contact us · Cookies / Privacy policy · Search / Site map