Shakespeare's Globe

Overview

Shakespeare's Globe is a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse for which William Shakespeare wrote his plays, in the London Borough of Southwark, on the south bank of the River Thames.
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Access Card Notes

*Named & Famed! This venue has been highlighted by feedback from a current Access Card Holder who used their card to gain access or a discount. Information provided in this listing comes from the card holder and also is sourced directly from for the venues publicly available information. This is not a guarantee of any set service or policy this organisation might have.* Free entry for non-golfing companion.

Contact details

Shakespeare's Globe 21 New Globe Walk, London, London, SE1 9DT
Phone: 020 7902 1409

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Both of our theatres are wheelchair accessible.

Please inform us at the time of booking if you or a member of your party is a wheelchair user. Unfortunately, we may not be able to accommodate you if an unsuitable ticket has been purchased.

Guided Tours of the Globe Theatre are wheelchair accessible.

Short Distances

Short distance
Two parking spaces are available on a first come, first served basis. Spaces may be booked via the Box Office or the Access Information Line.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistance dogs are welcome to Shakespeare’s Globe. During a tour of the building, assistance dogs should stay with their owners. We suggest that for performances, assistance dogs are cared for by our stewards. Please let us know in advance if you wish to bring a dog to a performance.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
A copy of the brochure is available in large print and high contrast is available on request.

Touch Tours are available before audio described performances. Please contact us for details. Guide dogs, companions, family and friends are welcome on Touch Tours.

Audio description is provided via headsets.

Pre-show notes will be given via the headsets 15 minutes before the show is due to begin.

For more information about our audio brochures, please visit our website.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
Induction loops are installed in both our theatres, at the Box Office and the guided tour admissions. Hearing aids should be turned to the ‘T’ or ‘3’ position to access the loops. The loop in the Globe Theatre is best picked up in the Lower Gallery and may be affected by the climate.

A small number of hearing enhancers are available from the Welcome Desk in the main foyer.

During sign language interpreted performances, the interpreter will stand downstage right.

Details of who is interpreting each performance will be listed on each event page.

In the Globe Theatre, open captioning units are used for captioned performances.

Seats with the best views of the units will be marked on the website and Box Office staff can advise patrons further when booking by phone or in person.

In the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, individual tablets are used for captioning.