Frommer s Great Britain Day by Day

Frommer s   Great Britain Day by Day

Tube: Leicester Sq. ... Presentations are mainly of Shakespeare's plays, usually in period costume. The season runs from June to mid-September.

Author: Donald Olson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470648698

Category: Travel

Page: 768

View: 471

Features travel information for all of Great Britain including the best of ancient Britain, modern Britain, the nightlife, museums, and architecture.
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Rick Steves Great Britain

Rick Steves Great Britain

... Tube: Barbican, www.barbican.org.uk), as does the Royal Court Theatre, which has £10 ... Royal Shakespeare Company: If you'll ever enjoy Shakespeare, ...

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781631212987

Category: Travel

Page: 1070

View: 431

Explore the misty isle of Great Britain, from lively London to the lush fields of Wales and the craggy beauty of the Scottish Highlands. With Rick Steves on your side, Great Britain can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Great Britain you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring England, Wales, and Scotland Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from Stonehenge and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to local distilleries and corner pubs How to connect with culture: Try homemade haggis, catch a show in SoHo, or chat with friendly locals in a cozy Welsh tavern Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a pint Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on London, Windsor, Cambridge, Bath, Glastonbury, Wells, Avebury, Stonehenge, Salisbury, South Wales, The Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, Ironbridge Gorge, Liverpool, the Lake District, York, Durham and Northeast England, Conwy, Caernarfon, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, St. Andrews, Oban and the Inner Hebrides, Glencoe and Fort William, Inverness, Loch Ness, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Great Britain. Spending a week or less in London? Pick up Rick Steves Pocket London!
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The Rough Guide to Europe 2004

The Rough Guide to Europe 2004

Leicester Square tube . Candy Bar 4 Carlisle St , W1 . Britain's first sevenday all - girl bar offers a retro - style cocktail barcum - pool room upstairs ...

Author: Rough Guides (Firm)

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1843531089

Category: Travel

Page: 1040

View: 374

European authors bring travelers the hidden highlights others miss, including the best values across the continent and insights into Europe's cultural, political, and contemporary life. of color photos. 103 maps.
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The Pleasures and Treasures of Britain

The Pleasures and Treasures of Britain

Imperial War Museum - Lambeth Road, Tel 071 416 5000 (Lambeth North Tube) London ... Tel 071 935 8866 (Baker Street Tube) Shakespeare Globe Museum - 1 Bear ...

Author: David Kemp

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781554883479

Category: Travel

Page: 440

View: 154

Is a famous queen of Britain really bured beneath platform 10 at King’s Cross station in London? What is the telephone number of the National Theatre? what is the best place to eat in Worcester? Where is the National Bagpipe Museum? (Hint: not in Scotland) Was Pointius Pilate born in Pitlochry? The answers to these questions and literally thousands more are to be found in David Kemp’s fascinating guidebook, The Pleasures and Treasures of Britain. Nowhere else will the discerning traveller find so much diverse and essential information about British culture gathered together in one volume. With the author as your witty and knowledgeable guide, take a tour through nearly fifty cities, from Penzance to Perth, from London to Cardiff and Belfast. Each city section begins with a concise, readable history and a guided walk around the town, planned to take in as many of the significant local sights as can comfortably be included. Next are exhaustive listings, including telephone numbers and addresses, of everything a culturally curious visitor might want to seek out: theatre, art galleries, museums, antique markets, antiquarian and other bookstores, restaurants, lcoal fairs and festivals and more. Finally, under the headings of Artistic Associations and Ephemera, each section concludes with an entertaining collection of local lore, gossip, legend and anecdote.
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The Rough Guide to Britain

The Rough Guide to Britain

Goldhawk Road or Shepherd's Bush tube . ... space in Regent's Park hosts a touristfriendly summer programme of Shakespeare , musicals , plays and concerts .

Author: Robert Andrews

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1843533014

Category: Travel

Page: 1376

View: 962

The Rough Guide to Britain is the ultimate insiders' handbook to England, Wales and Scotland. The full-colour introduction brings the countries' highlights to life, from the Eden Project in Cornwall to Edinburgh's Royal Mile. The authors provide lively accounts of every sight from the latest attractions such as the Cardiff Bay area and Gateshead's Baltic Centre to established landmarks from the Tower of London to Edinburgh Castle. For every town and region there are lively reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, to suit all pockets and with accompanying maps pinpointing each location. There's also practical tips on exploring the great British countryside from the rugged Pembrokeshire coastline to the picturesque valleys of the Yorkshire Dales.
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Shakespeare s Britain

Shakespeare s Britain

Steeped in the history of the era, Shakespeare's Britain is infused with symbols and icons that show settings of the plays, towns and abbeys, castles, battlefields, forests, and heaths.

Author: National Geographic Maps

Publisher:

ISBN: 0792249917

Category: Reference

Page: 47

View: 229

First published in the May, 1965 issue of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, this map is a one-of-a-kind resource for any true Shakespeare enthusiast. Steeped in the history of the era, Shakespeare's Britain is infused with symbols and icons that show settings of the plays, towns and abbeys, castles, battlefields, forests, and heaths. Special insets include a panoramic view of Shakespeare's London and an enlarged map of Stratford on Avon. Also included is a table of Shakespeare's Plays with British Settings. Map is printed on premium quality paper stock, rolled, and packaged in a clear, hard plastic tube. Sheet Size = 19.25 x 25.50 Scale = 1:2,765,000
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Selections from the Works of the British Classical Poets from Shakespeare to Shelley

Selections from the Works of the British Classical Poets from Shakespeare to Shelley

Tell , if ever you have seen From Pætotheke with pungent pow'rs perRealms so
quiet and serene . fum'd , British sons no longer now Itself ... My Muse ; oh , fan
me with thy zephyrs LITTLE tube of mighty pow'r , While I , in clouded tabernacle
 ...

Author: Maria Mary Marinack

Publisher:

ISBN: BSB:BSB11346274

Category: English poetry

Page: 770

View: 862

Categories: English poetry

Rick Steves London

Rick Steves London

... on the South Bank by Waterloo Bridge, Tube: Waterloo, www.nationaltheatre.org.uk). ... Company: If you'll ever enjoy Shakespeare, it'll be in Britain.

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781641712866

Category: Travel

Page: 614

View: 508

From the sacred stones of Westminster Abbey to the top of the London Eye, the city is yours to discover with the most up-to-date 2021 guide from Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves London you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring London Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London to where to find the best tikka masala or fish and chips Connect with local culture: Catch a show in Soho, take afternoon tea, or have a pint of English ale with Londoners in a pub Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a Pimm's Cup Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and world-class museums like the British Museum and the Victoria & Albert Day trips to Windsor, Cambridge, and Stonehenge Detailed neighborhood maps and a fold-out city map for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, popular British slang, a historical overview, and recommended reading Updated to reflect changes that occurred during the Covid-19 pandemic up to the date of publication Over 600 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves London. Spending just a few days in the city? Try Rick Steves Pocket London.
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Great Britain 2000

Great Britain 2000

The dream was realized in 1996 when an exact replica of Shakespeare's open-
roof Globe Playhouse (built in 1599; incinerated in 1613) was created, using
authentic Elizabethan ... Tube: Mansion House, then walk across Southwark
Bridge.

Author: Fodor

Publisher:

ISBN: 0679003312

Category: England

Page: 688

View: 370

Categories: England

Rick Steves London 2020

Rick Steves London 2020

... on the South Bank by Waterloo Bridge, Tube: Waterloo, www.nationaltheatre.org.uk). ... Company: If you'll ever enjoy Shakespeare, it'll be in Britain.

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781641711722

Category: Travel

Page: 614

View: 754

From the sacred stones of Westminster Abbey to the top of the London Eye, the city is yours to discover with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves London 2020 you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring London Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London to where to find the best tikka masala or fish and chips Connect with local culture: Catch a show in Soho, take afternoon tea, or have a pint of English ale with Londoners in a pub Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a Pimm's Cup Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and world-class museums like the British Museum and the Victoria & Albert Day trips to Windsor, Cambridge, and Stonehenge Detailed neighborhood maps and a fold-out city map for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, popular British slang, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 600 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves London 2020. Spending just a few days in the city? Try Rick Steves Pocket London.
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Where To Go When Great Britain Ireland

Where To Go When  Great Britain   Ireland

Great Britain & Ireland ... London Bridge. www.shakespeares-globe.org London Eye Nearest tube stations: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross, Westminster; ...

Author:

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405352994

Category: Travel

Page: 272

View: 777

Where To Go When: Great Britain & Ireland is the essential holiday planner, unearthing the best of every region of Great Britain & Ireland season by season. Whatever you're looking for- from a family seaside holiday to a long hike in beautiful countryside- Where To Go When: Great Britain & Ireland suggests suitable locations and the best time of year to visit each one. Written by a team of travel experts and with a foreword by popular BBC1 and Countryfile TV presenter Julia Bradbury, this book combines informative and inspirational narrative with truly sumptuous photography bringing each destination to life. It boasts six different holiday themes from History and Heritage and Wildlife to Festivals and Events ensuring that there is something for everybody. Visit Chepstow Castle in summer or revel at the Galway Oyster Festival in Autumn, with regional listings and practical advice on local transport, hotel and restaurant options finding your ideal getaway is made simple. The perfect inspirational book for anyone planning a day-trip, a longer holiday or seeking out hidden gems on their doorstep.
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Rick Steves Pocket London

Rick Steves Pocket London

... and UK-based dance troupes (Tube: Angel, www.sadlerswells.com). Find bargain tickets in Leicester Square. Attend a play at Shakespeare's Globe.

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781641712637

Category: Travel

Page: 232

View: 146

Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves! This colorful, compact guidebook is perfect for spending a week or less in London: City walks and tours: Six detailed tours and walks showcase London's essential sights, including the National Gallery, the Tower of London, and Westminster Abbey, plus handy neighborhood breakdowns Rick's strategic advice on what experiences are worth your time and money What to eat and where to stay: Dig into hearty pub fare with the locals, wash down a classic fish n' chips with a pint, linger over high tea, and find the best places to stay Day-by-day itineraries to help you prioritize your time A detailed, detachable fold-out map, plus museum and city maps throughout Full-color, portable, and slim for exploring on the go Trip-planning practicalities like when to go, how to get around, and more Lightweight yet packed with valuable insight into London's history and culture, Rick Steves Pocket London truly is a tour guide in your pocket. Spending more than a week in the city? Try Rick Steves London!
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Rick Steves England

Rick Steves England

... on the South Bank by Waterloo Bridge, Tube: Waterloo, www.nationaltheatre.org.uk). ... Company: If you'll ever enjoy Shakespeare, it'll be in Britain.

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781641710077

Category: Travel

Page: 940

View: 873

Hike the wild moors of Dartmoor, explore the scenic bays of Cornwall, and dive into history at Hadrian's Wall: with Rick Steves on your side, England can be yours! Inside Rick Steves England you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring England Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the ancient and mysterious Stonehenge to cozy corner pubs How to connect with local culture: Catch the premier of a new musical, chat with fans about the latest football match, or take high tea in a classic hotel Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a pint Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed neighborhood maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, a phrase book of British slang, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 900 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on London, Windsor and Cambridge, Canterbury, Dover, Brighton, Portsmouth, Dartmoor, Cornwall, Penzance, St. Ives, Penwith Peninsula, Bath, Glastonbury, Wells, Avebury, Stonehenge, Salisbury, Oxford, the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Coventry, Ironbridge Gorge, Liverpool, Blackpool, the Lake District, Yorkshire, Durham, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves England. Spending just a few days in the city? Try Rick Steves Pocket London.
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Insight Guides Great Britain

Insight Guides Great Britain

Tube: Sloane Square. Shakespeare's Globe,21 NewGlobeWalk,Bankside, isa reconstruction of Shakespeare's original opentotheelements Elizabethan theatre.

Author: Insight Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781780057682

Category: Travel

Page:

View: 997

Insight Guide Great Britain is illustrated throughout with hundreds of specially commissioned colour photographs. Our inspirational Best of Great Britain section illustrates the country's highlights, making sure you don't miss anything, including castles, churches, stately homes, gardens, ancient sites, museums, art galleries and, of course, pubs. With a longer and more in-depth history and culture section than its competitors, this guidebook provides a fascinating introduction to Britain's rich history and social eccentricities. A special guide to British Culture From A-Z is a light-hearted look at British society, from the Royal Family to the media, and cricket to the North-South divide. Lavish magazine-style features offer a unique insight into the country's prehistoric sites, stately home and gardens, the world-famous British Museum and Scotland's castles and abbeys. All major sights are cross-referenced with the maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of practical information on how to plan your trip, as well as carefully selected hotel and restaurant listings.
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A Companion to Shakespeare and Performance

A Companion to Shakespeare and Performance

Off the Strand at the Aldwych Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company was playing what ... did we but know it, predictive ofa future coming soon to Britain.

Author: Barbara Hodgdon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405150231

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 704

View: 372

A Companion to Shakespeare and Performance provides astate-of-the-art engagement with the rapidly developing field ofShakespeare performance studies. Redraws the boundaries of Shakespeare performance studies. Considers performance in a range of media, including in print,in the classroom, in the theatre, in film, on television and video,in multimedia and digital forms. Introduces important terms and contemporary areas of enquiry inShakespeare and performance. Raises questions about the dynamic interplay betweenShakespearean writing and the practices of contemporary performanceand performance studies. Written by an international group of major scholars, teachers,and professional theatre makers.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The BBC Shakespeare Plays

The BBC Shakespeare Plays

Whereas British television seems to offer a greater range of what is ... are to those viewers confronted by punks every day in the street or on the Tube.

Author: Susan Willis

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 0807843172

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 362

View: 118

Examines the BBC productions of all thirty-seven Shakespeare plays, discussing how the plays were adapted for television and the different approaches taken by each play's director
Categories: Performing Arts

British Author House Museums and Other Memorials

British Author House Museums and Other Memorials

In ¡996 Shakespeare's Globe Theatre opened for a prologue season at New Globe Walk, Bankside, London. Here is the banner for its ... Tube: Mansion House.

Author: Shirley Hoover Biggers

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476600222

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 392

View: 205

The most celebrated authors of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are immortalized not only in their writing but also in the museums, libraries, and other memorials dedicated in their honor. Over 300 sites devoted to 40 authors are covered in this guide. The sites range from restored historic homes to memorial statues. Each entry describes the site and its history, placing it within the context of the author’s life and career. Directions are provided to help the reader reach each site; telephone numbers, admission prices, and hours are also included for the traveler’s convenience. The text is illustrated with photographs from these historic and literary homes, libraries, and other important memorial locations. Postage stamps commemorating the writers are also included.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Report of the Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

Report of the     Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

British Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting. properly stiffened
within . This tube is to be ballasted , so as to make it weigh 11 ton to the foot - run
less than the water displaced , and is to be ... On the Shakespear Safety Lamp .

Author: British Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting

Publisher:

ISBN: PRNC:32101076796539

Category: Science

Page:

View: 737

Categories: Science

Great Britain 2002

Great Britain 2002

Author: Linda Cabasin

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN: 0679008640

Category: Great Britain

Page: 720

View: 299

Provides information on hotels and country inns, restaurants and pubs, driving and walking tours, nightlife, shopping, sightseeing, and seasonal activities and events.
Categories: Great Britain

Britain by Britrail 2012 13

Britain by Britrail 2012 13

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour and Exhibition, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT; Tel: (020) 79021400; Fax: (020) 7902 1515; ...

Author: Laverne Ferguson-Kosinski

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780762776177

Category: Travel

Page: 296

View: 678

Britain by BritRail––the best-selling and most respected rail guide to the British train system––is back with this revised and updated new edition. This time-tested book provides all the information you need on fares, schedules, and pass options. It is also packed with travel tips, including information on keeping costs down, traveling light, conquering jet lag, and exchanging currency. Learn how to use London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Cardiff as base cities for more than forty rail trips and day excursions to outlying areas and points of interest in England, Scotland, and Wales, from the medieval city of York to Dover and its famous cliffs.
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