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 their 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.Following your tour, eat your way through the twists and turns of Shakespeare’s best loved plays with an enchanting afternoon tea at Swan at the Globe, the theatres onsite bar and restaurant. This exquisite experience puts a theatrical twist on afternoon tea, with plays such as ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ serving as inspiration.
Sample Afternoon Tea Menu
Selection of sandwichesArray of sweet pastriesScones with cream & jam Choice of tea
Guide Tour & Afternoon Tea timings:
Globe Theatre Guided Tour – Tuesday to Saturday 12.00pm & Sunday 11.00am
Afternoon Tea – Tuesday to Saturday 1.00pm & Sunday 12.00pm
London UndergroundLondon Bridge, Mansion House, Cannon Street, Southwark, St Paul’s.
National RailLondon Bridge, Cannon Street, Blackfriars, Waterloo.
BusLocal routes include: 11, 15, 17, 23, 26 and 76 to Mansion House; 381 and RV1 to Southwark Street; 344 toSouthwark Bridge Road.
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