Shakespeare’s Printers and Playscripts Walking Tour

Bankside

Advanced priority booking for Patrons & Best Friends opens Tuesday 24 January, 10.00am.

Priority booking for Friends opens Tuesday 31 January, 10.00am.

Become a Member to access priority booking and be in with the chance of winning an exclusive welcome gift package, including a limited edition print.

Public booking opens Tuesday 7 February, 10.00am.

Join us for this very special Printers & Playscripts Walking Tour to mark the 400th anniversary of the First Folio, a collection of (almost) all the Shakespeare plays that we know of and one of the most influential books ever published.

As you explore the Bankside area and venture across the River Thames into the historic heart of printing in London around St Paul’s, our expert Guides will share the colourful history of printing in Britain and what it meant to Shakespeare’s world.

You’ll also delve into the world of banned books and bad quartos, and learn what it took to become a printmaker in the Early Modern period.

This is a walking tour of the Bankside area and does not include a visit into the Globe Theatre.

 

DETAILS

Tickets
Adult £20
Under 16s £16

This event takes place on Bankside and the surrounding area

Running time 90 minutes

Terms and conditions
A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online and over the telephone.

Part of Guided Tours

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Shakespeare's Printers and Playscripts Walking Tour

Bankside

Advanced priority booking for Best Friends is Tuesday 24 January, 10.00am.

Priority booking for Friends & Patrons opens Tuesday 31 January, 10.00am.

Become a Member to access priority booking and a range of additional benefits.

Public booking opens Tuesday 7 February, 10.00am.

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