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London Globe Theatre
Distance from hotel: 1.30 miles
Category: Attractions
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Channel the bard at the globe theatre

Discover the legendary works of Shakespeare at London's most treasured cultural experience. The open air Globe Theatre is an homage to Shakespeare's original 1599 structure, and today offers thrilling live performances of some of the Bard's most acclaimed plays, from KIng Lear to Romeo and Juliet.
Enjoy exciting pre- and post-show Q&A sessions, workshops, educational events, fetsivals and family activities that bring the theatre to life. The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at the Globe site also presents live music, dance performances, contemporary plays and specials events.


Prices -

Vary by performance and activity.

Hours -

Vary by performance and activity.


  • Shakespeare's Telling Tales Festival
  • Festival of Independence
  • Sam Wanamaker Festival


  • Live Theatre
  • Exhibits & Symposiums
  • Lectures & Talks
  • Staging It: Direct a Scene
  • Family Events
  • Adopt An Actor Program


  • can i take a tour of the globe Theatre?

    You can join a Globe Theatre tour every day of the year except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. These tours generally occur earlier in the day and finish in time for the matinee performance. You can also take a tour of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on select days, depending on performance schedules. These tours generally run between 13:00 and 17:00 daily, every 30 minutes.
  • Where is the nearest tube station?

    There are several tube stations close to the Globe Theatre. Blackfriars and Mansion house (both on the District and Circle Lines) that are each a 10 minute walk away. London Bridge (on the Northern and Jubilee lines) is a 15 minute walk. Southwark (on the Jubilee Line) is a 15 minute walk, and St. Paul's (on the Central Line) is also a 15 minute walk.

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Driving Direction to Globe Theatre
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