International: Workshops and tours

Suitable for:  Ages 5-19 years (for University students, please visit our Higher Education section)

Key activities

  • Practical, interactive workshop based on your chosen learning objective(s)
  • A range of activities and games designed to draw out elements of the plays’ characters and themes
  • Language-based activities that explore the text at word level
  • Explore a range of interpretations to encourage an informed personal response
  • For on-site visits, a guided tour of the Globe Theatre

Curriculum links

  • Develop English language skills
  • Encourage creative analytical thinking
  • Knowledge of Shakespeare, his plays and the social and historical context
  • Explore performance skills
  • Build confidence, team work, social interaction and communication skills

Dates and times

At the Globe

Please be advised that, as we are a working theatre, all on-site workshops adhere to a strict timetable:

Winter season, approximately October to April:*

Monday to Friday:
12.30-14:00 or

Summer season, approximately May to September:*

Monday to Friday:
11.30-13:00 or

*These dates change annually. Please contact us for further information

Please note: If your group is late we are unfortunately not able to offer any additional time back. We will ask you upon arrival how you would like to best use the remaining time you have available (e.g. shorter tour and full workshop).

At your school

We can be flexible based around your school timetable, including weekend provision, subject to availability.

Location and costs

At the Globe

90 minute session, comprised of a 30 minute guided visit of the Globe Theatre and 60 minute workshop.

£12 per pupil. We can take up to a maximum of 35 pupils per workshop. Minimum charge of £220 for fewer than 19 pupils. We can take multiple classes simultaneously.

Up to four adults will be able to attend each session at £12pp; however, we also offer 1 free teacher place for every 10 pupils. All one-to-one support staff for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities will be admitted for free.

£2.50 administration charge per workshop booked.

In your school

We can tailor the length of the workshop based on your pupils’ needs and school timetable – PLEASE VISIT OUR EXTENDED PROJECTS SECTION

Available texts

Workshops can be run on any Shakespeare play.


Information for your visit

Making your visit a success

All workshops can be tailored to cater for a range of Special Educational Needs and requirements. Detailed information can be found in our FAQs.

Please also read our FAQs for site specific information (directions, on-site food and beverage provisions etc)