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'The Shakespeare City Walk' revisits Shakespeare's life on the North bank of the Thames (we do not go to the Globe Theatre because everybody tends to do that separately).If you want to find out about Shakespeare's life (including his friends...more
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Blackfriars Tube Station Meet on pavement/sidewalk outside only exit, London EC4R 2BB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a brilliant walking tour. Declan took us to all sorts of hidden away places with fascinating Shakespeare connections. He told us a lot about the places we went to, but he was also impressively knowledgeable about all sorts of aspects of drama in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative tour! Declan provided us with lots of memorable and funny details about Shakespeare and his life - which the high school students of our group still remember. What I liked best about the tour was that Declan connected it to the As You...More

Thank valerie m
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We spent a very happy couple of hours being shown hidden parts of London with Declan our guide. He is entertaining, knowledgable & very informative sharing many interesting facts & theories about William Shakespeare & his circle of friends. All of the locations had their...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Despite the cold and wet weather we had a great time being taken to lots of interesting Shakespeare venues that we would never have found on our own. Declan was informative and great company, A great morning out

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

My husband and I did Declan's Shakespeare in the city tour this week and despite it being cold and wet and being the only two on the tour it was a great couple of hours and the time flew by. We visited several hidden squares...More

1  Thank 641ginaf
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour. Declan, the tour guide really knows his stuff and was informative and interesting throughout the tour and we liked the fact that we didn’t go to the Globe as he quite rightly says ‘people do that anyway’...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 17 February 2018

A two-hour walking tour to places where Shakespeare walked with an excellent and passionate tour guide who really knows about the man, Shakespeare. You will see places you would never locate on your own. Well worth it.

1  Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Friends, Shakespeare lovers, Countrymen, lend me your ears: if you’re looking for an opportunity to explore parts of London that you’re unlikely to find on your own with an extremely knowledgeable guide; if you’re interested in Shakespeare’s life as well as his plays; if you’re...More

1  Thank Erin R
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This was a very interesting tour showing you the lesser known areas of London that pertain to Shakespeare. Declan clearly has a deep knowledge of the bard and this shines through in his delivery. His passion is also very clear as he delivers lines from...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Declan really knows his stuff and shares his enthusiasm for Shakespeare. His knowledge is extensive and sensitively pitched to his audience so you feel Involved and included. Highly Recommended. Thanks for a great morning Declan!!

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20 April 2018|
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Response from Declan M | Property representative |
Hi Louie. I have just moved house hence the delay in getting back to you. Gosh, I am blushing a bit! I have done the tour for 19 years, I am passionate about Shakespeare, and have many hundreds of books on him so I ought... More
28 September 2017|
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Response from Declan M | Property representative |
I perform my 'Shakespeare in the City Walk' (a public walk), the next morning ie Friday 20th at 11am, meeting outside Blackfriars underground station. But if you fancy breaking away from Shakespeare, I perform my acclaimed... More