Sonnet Walk, through Shakespeare’s London

Address:
Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London
Tel:
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 shakespearesglobe.com

Getting to Globe Theatre

Driving:
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Buses:
11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 45, 63, 76, 100, 344, 381, RV1 – London bus tickets
Trains:
Blackfriars CRC DSC, Cannon Street CRC DSC, Mansion House CRC DSC, St. Paul’s CNT
The closest station to Globe Theatre is Southwark
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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.

 

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