See the City from your Sofa: Shakespeare's London

21 Mar
3:30 pm
Online Event

Join the City of London Guides on a virtual exploration series, See the City from your Sofa. There are 7 events in total throughout March and April running twice a week on a Wednesday and a Sunday. This tour takes you on virtual wander around the Square Mile to discover the places Shakespeare knew so well.

Shakespeare's London

Celebrated as England's "Greatest Writer", William Shakespeare lived and worked in the City of London and Southwark in the late 16th and early 17th century. In this virtual tour we will explore the city streets and take a look at the legacy that the Immortal Bard left behind. We will see places he lived, worked, and the monuments that celebrate this great man.

Your Guide: Rhys Thomas

Rhys is a City of London Guide, London Blue Badge Guide and professional actor, who will bring his dramatic flair to the tour. Rhys has been working as guide in London since 2010 and gives fun, engaging tours. You can find him on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube as Rhys Thomas Tours (@rhysthomastours).

Please note: the tour is virtual and will be delivered over Zoom. Places are free thanks to support from the City of London Corporation but must be reserved. The details of the Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours before the event to everyone who registers. See the 'Do it' button below for a link to book.

This is part of a series of See the City from your Sofa tours - for more information about the series and the City Guides please visit

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