Footprints of London

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Footprints of London

  1. 1. Shakespeare in London WalksFollow Shakespeare’s path to fame and fortune on three separate but connected guided walks.From seedy Shoreditch to the City’s affluent West End via outlaw Southwark. Footprintsguides read between the lines at theatres, inns and other sites which played key roles inWilliam’s development into England’s foremost playwright. One or more walks run everySaturday morning - visit our web site to book a place.Act 1 Shakespeare in ShoreditchThe ruff guide to Shakespeare’s early life in edgy ElizabethanShoreditch. Discover the sites of London’s first purpose-builttheatres plus other hidden locations where Will and friendsearned their writing and acting spurs.Starts: Shoreditch High Street Ends: London Bridge Act 2 Shakespeare on Bankside DESIGN: MCDOWALL-BROWN.COM The Bard at his peak in Elizabethan London’s notorious red light district. See the Globe and Rose theatres with a full supporting cast of narrow cobbled streets, coaching inns, bear-bating pits, brothels and intense thespian rivalry. Starts: Southwark Cathedral Ends: The Globe TheatreAct 3 Shakespeare in the CityTrack Shakespeare and his King’s Men acting company as theytransfer across the river to the West End (of the City). Find the PRINTED ON AN OKI PRINTERold Blackfriars theatre site and the priory gatehouse bought bythe now rich playwright. Visit pubs and other buildings knownby the Bard and stand near the site of his Silver Street lodgings.Starts: Tate Modern Ends: Museum of LondonEach of the three acts is a walk lasting 90 mins to two hours.Price per walk: £10 (£7.50 for concessions)We run one or more walks every Saturday morning.Book online at: www.footprintsof london.com/shakespeare

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