Shakespeare at the Globe

6 London

England invites you to visit Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway’s home at Stratford-upon-Avon, participate in a workshop at the Globe and see shows in London’s West End.

Tour Highlights

  • West End Performance

  • Globe Theater Workshop and Demonstration

  • Tower of London

  • Show at the Globe

  • Harry Potter Film Walking Tour

  • Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

  • Shakespeare’s Birthplace

  • Show at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

  • Harry Potter Studios Tour & Workshop

  • Workshop with Local Director/Actor

  • Show at Local Theater

At the globe


8 Days / 6 London

Depart from the USA.

You arrive in London, one of the world’s liveliest capitals. Meet your Encore Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel for check in. After unpacking begin familiarizing yourself with the city’s Tube. Dinner will be at a local restaurant.

Sightseeing with a local guide shows you the city’s highlights: Buckingham Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the Changing of the Guard, if available. Free time to explore London before this evening’s dinner, followed by a West End performance!

Enjoy a visit to the newly reconstructed Globe Theater in the morning, including a workshop and live demonstration. Included is also a visit to the Tower of London to see the crown jewels. After lunch on your own, depart on a Harry Potter walking tour – see London’s sites that were used in the films! After dinner, return to the Globe to see a show!

A full day excursion to Oxford and Stratford. First stop is Oxford, Britain’s oldest university town. Then on to Stratford-upon-Avon for visits to Anne Hathaway’s cottage and Shakespeare’s birthplace. In the evening, a performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre is included. (In the event that it is closed, a play in London’s West End will be substituted.) Return to London for the evening.

Today’s excursion takes you north to the Harry Potter Studios for a tour! See actual props and sets used in movies. A workshop may be possible here in any theatrical topic ranging from costumes to set design to acting. Return to London for a free afternoon. This evening, enjoy a group dinner.

In the morning, participate in a workshop with a local director or actor. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore at your leisure. Reconvene for a group dinner and a show at a local theater!

Depart for the USA.

Sample Customizations*


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  • Performance at the National Theatre
  • Attend London Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Workshop with a Member of the London Symphony Orchestra or local director
  • Theater Adaptation Workshops
  • West End Business Workshop
  • West End Show
  • Add a show


  • British Museum
  • Churchill War Rooms
  • Ride the London Eye
  • Westminster Abbey
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