About The Experience
Enjoy a visit to Shakespeare's Globe theatre and after learning all about the Shakespeare's productions and costumes then treat yourself to a delightful Midsummer Night's Dream themed Afternoon Tea with a glass of Prosecco and the most amazing views of the Thames and St Paul's Cathedral.
Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition explores the remarkable story of the Globe, and brings Shakespeare's world to life using a range of interactive displays and live demonstrations. Visitors can discover how shows were produced in the theatres of Shakespeare's time, from writing and rehearsals to music, dance and performance. Find out about extravagant Elizabethan costumes; create your own Shakespearean phrases in the word jungle and discover the dramatic stories of the first Globe crossing the Thames, and the new Globe being reconstructed on Bankside. A visit to the exhibition includes a guided tour of the theatre where expert guides provide fascinating half hour tours of the auditorium, taking visitors on a journey through time back to Elizabethan London as well as the reconstruction process of the 1980's-90's. Step into the Swan, this is a beautiful bar and restaurant set over two floors, with stunning views of the Thames and St. Paul's. Shakespeare's Globe have launched a themed A Midsummer Night's Dream afternoon tea. Inspired by scenes of the play, guests will be able to enjoy a collection of sweet and savoury delights, many of which can be traced back to the food and characters seen in the play itself. The menu features pea flower, which is the flower from which Oberon's love potion is squeezed, apricots, which Titania feeds to Bottom when she is cast under the potion's spell; and mulberries, the tree under which Pyramus and Thisbe agree to meet in the play within a play.