From Shakespeare To The Houses Of Parliament14 June 2010
Superbreak rounds-up this summers pick of cultural packages in London
Fancy visiting London this summer and want to take in some culture? Fancy enjoying a play at The Globe theatre, taking a tour of the Houses of Parliament or perhaps visit one of the leading art exhibitions currently in residence at the Queen’s Gallery? Short break specialist Superbreak (www.superbreak.com) has a wide selection of packages to many top cultural experiences that include entrance tickets plus overnight accommodation at a choice of hotel.
SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE PERFORMANCE AND EXHIBITION TOUR - £109pp - Enjoy an evening performance at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre during the ‘Kings and Rogues Season’. Prior to the performance, clients will have time to visit Shakespeare’s Globe Exhibition, the world’s largest exhibition devoted to Shakespeare and the London in which he lived and worked. Housed beneath the reconstructed Globe Theatre on Bankside, the exhibition explores the remarkable story of the struggle to rebuild the Globe, and brings Shakespeare’s world to life using a range of interactive displays and live demonstrations. Show available over the summer include: Anne Boleyn, Merry Wives of Windsor, Comedy of Errors, Henry IV part I and II and Bedlam. Packages cost from £109 per person staying one night at the four star Park Plaza Westminster hotel including breakfast and a ticket to the evening performance of The Comedy of Errors. Valid 3 September. Based on two sharing.
HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT TOUR - £73.50pp – Led by a fully qualified Blue Badge Guide, the tour follows the processional route taken by Her Majesty The Queen when she performs the State Opening of Parliament and provides visitors with the opportunity to walk the corridors of power and get a real sense of the atmosphere within this unique building. Visitors can follow in the footsteps of Kings and Queens, Prime Ministers and Presidents as they tour one of the most representative assemblies in the world. The tour begins in the Robing Room, the Royal Gallery and the tiny Princes Chambers and progresses to the House of Lords and House of Commons ending in Westminster Hall. Packages cost from £73.50 per person staying one night at the four star Vanderbilt hotel in Kensington including breakfast and a timed entry tour. Valid on selected dates from July to 11 September. Based on two sharing.
VICTORIA AND ALBERT : Art & Love exhibition - £57.50pp - Running throughout the summer at The Queen’s Gallery, this major exhibition is the first ever to focus on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s shared enthusiasm for art. Bringing together over 400 items from the Royal Collection, it celebrates the royal couple’s mutual delight in collecting and displaying works of art, from the time of their engagement in 1839 to the Prince’s untimely death in 1861. The exhibition also challenges the popular image of Victoria – the melancholy widow of 40 years – and reveals her as a passionate and open-minded young woman. A packages costs from £57.50 per person staying one night at the four star Chiswick Moran Hotel on a b/b basis with ticket included. Based on two sharing a twin or double room from July to September.
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