Halloween at Shakespeare's Globe Shop

Halloween at Shakespeare's Globe Shop

Looking for a spooky gift that will guarantee a shriek of delight?

Dying men did groan, And ghosts did shriek and squeal about the streets (Julius Caesar, Act 2, scene 2)

Shakespeare’s Globe Shop has a haunting selection of exclusive gifts inspired by Shakespeare’s works. Whether it’s something startling for a loved one, or a wicked indulgence for yourself, look no further than the Globe Shop for your next spooktacular buy.

She was here even now; she haunts me in every place (Othello, Act 4, scene 1)

Taking inspiration from Hamlet, Macbeth, Titus Andronicus and more, our Halloween offering is one spooktacular selection of exclusive gifts.

Let the devil and his dam haunt you! (Othello, Act 4, scene 1)

Exclusive Halloween Designs

Blind sight, dead life, poor mortal living ghost (Richard III, Act 4, scene 4)

Undead for 400 years, Shakespeare has never looked so haunting in our Halloween edition adult t-shirts, apron, and tote bag! Exclusive to Shakespeare’s Globe, zombie Shakespeare is making his Halloween debut. Sure to make your skin crawl, Shakespeare’s zombie portrait is framed in putrid green and bloody red which matches his plague infested complexion and bloodshot eyes. Digitally printed on 100% cotton in Wales, this living ghost undeniably screams HALLOWEEN!

‘Ghosts, wandering here and there, Troop home to churchyards’ (A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 3, scene 2)

Fun Halloween Accessories

Adders, spiders, toads, Or any creepy venom’d thing (Richard III, Act 1, scene 2)

If you prefer to be more subtle about your love of Halloween, we have exclusive jewellery which can be worn the entire year! From spiders to skulls, to feathers with wicked quotes, our Halloween jewellery is made partly from recycled acrylic in a carbon-zero workshop in Kent. Whether you prefer a mirrored skull brooch or black or orange spider drop earrings, have fun with accessories this Halloween.

If you’re looking to make a statement with your jewellery this Halloween our anatomic heart brooch and pendants or anatomic rib cage and heart pendant make a big statement when worn with any outfit! Made from 15% recycled acrylic or birch plywood, these accessories complete the Halloween look.

Unique Halloween Decorations

O monstrous! O Strange! We are haunted (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 3, scene 1)

Shakespeare’s Globe shop has everything from bloody tea towels and terrifying play posters, to plaster skull ornaments and a human sized plaster prop skull. Outfit your whole home with gifts inspired by Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Drink your cuppa out of our gruesome earthenware mug with oozing red blood dripping from the rim or dry your dishes with our 100% cotton pure white tea towel with the same bloody design inspired by Lady Macbeth.

If you fancy a skull, with or without lower jaw, our plaster skulls are made in a studio just outside London and hand finished on site before travelling the short distance to our shop. Why not decorate with our beautifully crafted prop skull and Hamlet tablet holder without lower jaws, or our mini prop skull or one of our delicate plaster skull decorations in gold, copper, black and natural bone which come complete with lower jaw attached.

Terrifying Ghost Stories

The time when screech-owls cry and ban-dogs howl And spirits walk (Henry VI, Act 1, scene 4)

Prefer to stay in during the spooky season? We have ghost stories sure to keep you up in the night. From Classic Ghost Stories that have been haunting readers for a century, to The Haunting Season: Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights, a collection of eight authors spooky stories set around the UK. These ghost stories are bone chilling, spine tingling fun, don’t say we didn’t warn you!

And spirits walk and ghosts break up their graves (Henry II, Act 1, scene 4)

If you prefer a true crime gruesome tale, look no further than Death by Shakespeare, an investigation into the true events that may have inspired some of Shakespeare’s most famous death scenes.

Witches and Witchcraft

No exorciser harm thee! – Nor no witchcraft charm thee! (Cymbeline, Act 4, scene 2)

When you think of Shakespeare’s most famous characters, you may be drawn to three women who brewed up a powerful potion and an even more powerful song that is still see being used today.

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. (Macbeth, Act 4, scene 1)

Witchcraft and witches span hundreds of years of human history and the othering of peoples deemed different to the norm. In The Witch, readers learn about the witch as a person, the fear behind the term, and how this word had been used across cultures, from ancient times through to today. In The History of Magic Witchcraft & The Occult readers are taken on a beautifully illustrated journey of witchcraft throughout history to how it is presented today in art and the media.

A witch, a quean, an old cozening quean! (Merry Wives, Act 4, scene 2)

In The Book of English Magic, readers can learn about the first stirrings of magic and onwards to our present-day fascination with all things magical.


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