Shakespeare's London

from £139pp

Based on 2 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools


See a Shakespeare play performed at the Globe, with a guided tour and practical workshop - a wonderful experience for all English and Drama students!

This reconstructed theatre is an Elizabethan time capsule where you can witness Shakespeare’s plays in their original setting.  The unique atmosphere under the thatched roof will provide your students with lasting memories and a deeper understanding of these great works. 

Our Suggested Itinerary

  1. Day 1

    Depart school and travel to London. 

    Check in to your accommodation and enjoy a pre-theatre meal - popular options include Pizza Express and Planet Hollywood. 

    View a play at Shakespeare’s Globe!

  2. Day 2

    Spend the morning at Shakespeare's Globe! 

    Guided Tour  - An audio guide will take your students on a journey which explores the history of London and play-going during Shakespeare's lifetime, Elizabethan clothing and cosmetics, the design of the Globe Theatre, and aspects of performance today, from prop-making to stage combat.  Highlights from recent Globe Theatre performances are included in the tour. 

    Interactive Workshop - The 'Lively Action' workshops set a Shakespeare play in its social, historical and theatrical context, ready for further classroom study.  Particularly suitable for students preparing for GCSE, although A-level and Key Stage 3 workshops are also available.  Your workshop will be tailored to a Shakespeare play of your choice.

    Explore Covent Garden, London's theatre district, and see the street performers in action!

    Return journey back to school. 

  3. Optional Extra Day

    Let us know if you’d like to add on a day trip to the bard’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon.  Have a look at our ‘Shakespeare’s Stratford’ itinerary for inspiration.

School Trip Accommodation


We have a wide range of accommodation options in London and will work with you to find the most suitable option for your group.  All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts.

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Shakespeare's London

from £139pp

Based on 2 days

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