Take inspiration from Shakespeare and design your own character!
Shakespeare wrote about lots of different subjects, and his characters could be good, bad, serious, silly, sometimes scary. Come to the Exhibition beneath the Globe theatre and design your own star for the stage - what will they look like? What will they be wearing? What will they be saying and feeling? What stories might they tell? Are they a main character like Romeo or Juliet, or are they a smaller character but still with an important role to play?
Mon 22 Oct
Tue 23 Oct
Wed 24 Oct
Thu 25 Oct
Fri 26 Oct
For this event, you can visit just the Exhibition, or you can join one of our Guided Tours of the Globe itself as well. Guided Tours begin every 30 minutes from 9:30am-5pm and last 30-40 minutes. The Exhibition is open 9am-5:30pm with last entry at 5pm.
More details about the other family events happening during half term can be found here:
For entry to the Exhibition: £6.50 for adults (concessions and family tickets available). For entry to the Exhibition and a Globe Theatre Guided Tour: £17 for adults (concessions and family tickets available).
Suitable for ages:
Family Friendly Facilities:
- Family corner in the Exhibition, with books and beanbags
- Children's audioguide available for the Exhibition, included in entry
- Family trail available for the Exhibition, included in entry
- Unisex baby changing facilities
- Ramps and lift access throughout the Exhibition
- Water fountain inside the Exhibition
- Shop sells a variety of great products for kids
By Train and Underground
Closest overground stations: Cannon Street, London Bridge and Waterloo.
Closest underground stations: Mansion House (District & Circle Lines), London Bridge (Northern & Jubilee Lines), Southwark (Jubilee Line), and St Paul’s (Central Line).
Step Free Stations
London Bridge, Waterloo and Southwark stations all have step free access from the platform to street level.
Local routes include:
45, 63, 100 to Blackfriars Bridge
15, 17 to Cannon Street
11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76 to Mansion House
381 to Southwark Street
344 to Southwark Bridge Road
RV1 to Sumner Street
Access on the site
- Apart from inside the Globe theatre itself, the site is accessible, with lifts available. If visiting for a Guided tour, please have a look on the Access section of the website, and feel free to ring the Exhibition Office on 020 7902 1500 if you have any questions
- Transcripts available of video and audioguide content for the Exhibition
- Hearing dogs and Guide dogs welcome