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Globe to GlobeOver a period of six weeks, Shakespeare's Globe will be celebrating London's large variety of communities by presenting a truly global display of art. As part of the World Shakespeare Festival (see also: World Shakespeare Festival - 23rd April - November 2012), 37 international companies will be taking part in Globe to Globe in which 37 Shakespeare plays will be performed in 37 different languages, from A Midsummer Night's Dream in Korean to Romeo and Juliet in Portuguese. See Twelfth Night in Hindi, Henry VI Part I in Serbian and Othello reinterpreted through hip hop by the award-winning American company the Q Brothers. Tickets are presented as athletic events with special prices for anyone who can complete the Globe biathlon, triathlon, pentathlon, heptathlon, decathlon, marathon (that's 26), and an Olympian ticket offer for anyone who wants to see the lot - yours for as little as 100 pound.

 

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This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. Built in wood and thatch, using techniques from 400 years ago, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre opened in 1996. More about Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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Mercure London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  24% off
71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Globe to Globe
This hotel in the Bankside area, just a five minute walk from London Bridge Tube station and Borough Market, offers good value for money. Walk from ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  26% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Globe to Globe
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  35% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Globe to Globe
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th and 29th April 2016 at 11am-6pm & 30th April 2016 at 11am-4pm
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Globe to Globe
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th March to 7th May 2016 - Various Times
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Globe to Globe
Lindsay Posner directs the UK premiere of Florian Zeller's coruscating portrait of marriages in crisis in which an adulterous husband discovers that his wife is embroiled ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th and 29th April 2016 at 7.30pm-9.30pm & 30th April 2016 at 2.30pm-4.30pm and 7.30pm-9.30pm
The Union Theatre, 204 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Globe to Globe
Ruby In The Dust's acclaimed adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's iconic Jazz Age novel which depicts the fractured love-affair of Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan....More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Globe to Globe
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Globe to Globe
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Globe to Globe
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Globe to Globe
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Globe to Globe
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
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Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Globe to Globe
A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Globe to Globe
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Globe to Globe
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Globe to Globe
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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Swan, Shakespeare's Globe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Globe to Globe
Cheek by jowl with Shakespeare's Globe, Swan bar and restaurant benefits from a wonderful riverside location with stunning views ... More
 
 
 
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Tas Pide
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Globe to Globe
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20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Globe to Globe
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4th Floor, Marathon House, 115 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Globe to Globe
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Cannons Health Club and Spa
London > Leisure > Fitness
Cousin Lane, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Globe to Globe
Cannons Health Clubs are a growing collection of private members' health clubs focusing on adult and family orientated health, fitness and relaxation facilities. They offer the ... More
 
 
 
Cannons Health Club & Spa
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Cousin Lane, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Globe to Globe
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Globe to Globe
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Globe to Globe
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77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Globe to Globe
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
 
 
 
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Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Globe to Globe
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Globe to Globe
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
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Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Globe to Globe
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Globe to Globe
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Globe to Globe
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Skinners' Hall
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8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Globe to Globe
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A Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's Dream Emma Rice's first season as Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe commences with a new production of the comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream . The 2016 Wonder season is the first after Dominic Dromgoole's departure and will see Rice attempt to get a gender-balanced stage at the Globe. She stated "If anybody bended gender it was Shakespeare, so2016-04-30T00:00:00+01002016-09-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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PRICING  From £5
DATES  30th April to 11th September 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
Emma Rice's first season as Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe commences with a new production of the comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream . The 2016 Wonder season is the first after Dominic Dromgoole's departure and will see Rice attempt to get a gender-balanced stage at the Globe. She stated "If anybody bended gender it was Shakespeare, so... More about this event
 
Comedy Store PlayersComedy Store PlayersA night of fast-paced, Shakespeare-inspired improvised comedy from Phill Jupitus, Josie Lawrence, Neil Mullarkey, Lee Simpson, Andy Smart and Richard Vranch.2016-05-02T20:00:00+01002016-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Research In ActionResearch In ActionActors and practitioners explore performance in the indoor Jacobean theatre.2016-05-09T18:00:00+01002016-05-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The British Academy Shakespeare Lecture: The Shakespeare UnsceneThe British Academy Shakespeare Lecture: The Shakespeare UnsceneProfessor Lorna Hutson discusses metaphors of enactment.2016-05-12T18:00:00+01002016-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Taming of the ShrewThe Taming of the Shrew The second production in Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe will be The Taming of the Shrew , directed by Gate Theatre associate Caroline Byrne. With recent credits including F*ck the Polar Bears (Bush Theatre), Eclipsed (Gate Theatre) and Shakespeare in a Suitcase (RSC), Caroline will now take on the classic comedy which tell2016-05-13T00:00:00+01002016-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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PRICING  From £5
DATES  13th May to 6th August 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
The second production in Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe will be The Taming of the Shrew , directed by Gate Theatre associate Caroline Byrne. With recent credits including F*ck the Polar Bears (Bush Theatre), Eclipsed (Gate Theatre) and Shakespeare in a Suitcase (RSC), Caroline will now take on the classic comedy which tell... More about this event
MacbethMacbeth Iqbal Khan directs a new production of Macbeth at the Globe in 2016, reviving the story of Shakespeare's most brutal creation. The Scottish play sees Macbeth and Lady Macbeth embark upon a murderous journey of power, treachery, paranoia and suicide after he is informed by three sisters that he is fated to be King of Scotland. An acclaimed ope2016-06-18T00:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
PRICING  From £5
DATES  18th June to 1st October 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
Iqbal Khan directs a new production of Macbeth at the Globe in 2016, reviving the story of Shakespeare's most brutal creation. The Scottish play sees Macbeth and Lady Macbeth embark upon a murderous journey of power, treachery, paranoia and suicide after he is informed by three sisters that he is fated to be King of Scotland. An acclaimed ope... More about this event
946 - The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips946 - The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips Shakespeare's Globe brings Emma Rice's triumphant Kneehigh family show, 946 , to London for the first time in 2016 as part of Rice's inaugural season as Artistic Director. Based on Michael Morpurgo's novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 is based in Slapton Sands, Devon in 1944 and explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day l2016-08-11T00:00:00+01002016-09-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  From £5
DATES  11th August to 11th September 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
Shakespeare's Globe brings Emma Rice's triumphant Kneehigh family show, 946 , to London for the first time in 2016 as part of Rice's inaugural season as Artistic Director. Based on Michael Morpurgo's novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 is based in Slapton Sands, Devon in 1944 and explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day l... More about this event
ImogenImogen As part of Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe a new version of Cymbeline will be showcased, renamed Imogen . Aiming to make the Globe a more gender equal stage, this move comes to show how women have a strong narrative in the plays. With Imogen speaking three times more than Cymbeline, Rice stated "It really is her story". The2016-09-17T00:00:00+01002016-10-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
PRICING  From £5
DATES  17th September to 16th October 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
As part of Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe a new version of Cymbeline will be showcased, renamed Imogen . Aiming to make the Globe a more gender equal stage, this move comes to show how women have a strong narrative in the plays. With Imogen speaking three times more than Cymbeline, Rice stated "It really is her story". The... More about this event
 

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Venturing Beyond: Graffiti And The Everyday Utopias Of The Street
Exhibitions | Until 2nd May 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Globe To Globe

Contrasting against the traditionally-held belief that graffiti is commonly thought of as 'glorified vandalism', this exhibition will showcase the specially-commissioned ...More

Celebrating 70 Years Of Great Art: Kate Paterson
Exhibitions | Until 22nd May 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Globe To Globe

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Exhibitions | Until 2nd May 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Globe To Globe

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Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

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Exhibitions | Until 2nd May 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Globe To Globe

Returning to the spectacular Somerset House for another year in April 2016, graphic art festival Pick Me Up celebrates design, ...More

 
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Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Globe To Globe

Five hundred of the best professional and amateur contemporary photography from around the world, chosen by the Sony World Photography ...More

 
Lunchtime Talk: Peter Paul Rubens
Exhibitions | On 29th April 2016 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Globe To Globe

An informal talk from Linda Miller....More

Utopia 2016
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Globe To Globe

To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's inspirational text a host of contemporary artists present works inspired by the ...More

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Les Blancs
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National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from Globe To Globe

It may be lesser known than A Raisin in the Sun, but Les Blancs was considered ...More

 
 
 
 
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