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Shakespeare Comes to the Gardens


2016 marks 400 since the death of William Shakespeare, and the capital is bursting with events celebrating his name. As part of these events, on April the 23rd – 25th, Shakespeare’s Globe will debut ‘The Complete Walk’; a unique and interactive walking experience through central London featuring two film screens in Jubilee Gardens.

The ‘walk’ consists of a 2.5 mile stroll through Tower Bridge and Westminster Bridge where a number of outdoor screens will play 37 specially made 10-minute films of Shakespeare’s works. These films will continually play from 10am - 10pm on Saturday and 10am - 8pm on Sunday. Jubilee Gardens will play host to two screens along this route, featuring The Taming of the Shrew (Screen 3) and Henry VI Part 1 (Screen 4).

Each film was shot within one of the locations Shakespeare imagined when writing his plays, and involves world renowned actors. These special explorations of his works will be broadcast along a scenic, planned route in the very city in which Shakespeare lived.

If you are interested in joining in this free event, click here for the route. Alternatively, print copies will be available outside Shakespeare’s Globe on the weekend of the walk.

So just remember, go ‘wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.’

For more information on the many events celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare, click here.

Shakespeare: The Complete Walk