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FAMILY PASS MEMBERS ONLY: Telling Tales Workshops from Shakespeare's Globe 10% off

Shakespeare's Globe annual Storytelling Festival!

From 24th to 30th October

Suitable for 3-12 years

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Shakespeare's Globe family festival is back and packed full of events and activities this October half term. Uncover the magic of storytelling in a Family Workshop, explore Shakespeare’s plays in a Storytelling session, jump into the action in an On Stage Workshop, learn the secrets of the Globe on a Family Guided Tour, and so much more!

So whether you’re only there for an hour, or are looking for somewhere to spend the day together, you’ll find plenty of options to create the perfect day out for your whole family. Choose from....

Storytelling 5-12 years
Storytelling sessions on Merchant of Venice, A midsummer night’s dream, Hamlet and Julius Caesar
Place stereotype under the microscope in this interactive storytelling event for all the family.Leading the storytelling are actors and Globe learning practitioners

Family Workshops 5-8yrs 
On The Merchant of Venice, A midsummer night’s dream, Hamlet and Julius Caesar
Using a range of activities and games designed to draw out elements of the play’s language, characters and themes, you will tease out fresh ideas and inspiration. Workshops will be led by one of the Globe’s highly experienced practitioners who include actors, teachers and directors.

Family Workshops 9-12yrs 
On The Merchant of Venice, A midsummer night’s dream, Hamlet and Julius Caesar
Dive into these workshops that put the play's under a microscope in a fun and practical way. 

Onstage Workshop on Othello 15yrs+
Onstage Workshop on Hamlet 15yrs +
Fun and practical workshops that use activities  and games designed to draw out elements of the play's language, character's and themes. 

Family Demonstrations on Sword fighting and Dressing 
Learn about historical sword fighting, how to handle weapons and how Elizabethan women got dressed. 

Family Guided Tour 
Find out who went to the theatre in Shakespeare’s England? What was a penny groundling? What was the smell like at the Globe? Step into the Globe Theatre here at Shakespeare’s Globe and learn about Elizabethan theatre and stage practices.

All you need to pack is your imagination.

Find out what adventures await....

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Price Info


  • Sessions priced from £12 per person before discount.
  • 10% off Telling tales events on from Sunday 24th  - Saturday 30th October
  • Please purchase one ticket per household.
  • A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online

  • From Sunday 24th - Saturday 30th October
  • Duration 1 hour per session.

Need to Know
  • Suitable for 3-15 years olds - Each workshop or storytelling session has a different suitable age-group.
  • Running time: 1 hour
  • These  events are interactive and fun for all, which means that there are opportunities for the Globe practitioner and the participants to engage directly with each other live.
How to Redeem
  • Click Buy Now and enter the code found on your voucher at the checkout and the discount will be applied in the basket
Plan your Visit

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Address and Contact Info

Shakespeare's Globe
21 New Globe Walk

+44 (0)401 9919
Nearest Station: Mansion House London Underground Station
Nearest Park: Pitch

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